Primetime Ratings: CBS Wins With Football

Thursday game down from last week, but enough for an easy CBS win

Thanks to Thursday Night Football, CBS was the top network in ratings Thursday, scoring a 2.7 in viewers 18-49, per the Nielsen overnights, and a 10 share. That easily topped NBC’s 1.2/4.

Thursday Night Kickoff did a flat 1.9 on CBS and the game a 2.8, down 10% from last week. The Raiders beat the Chiefs in a tight one.

On NBC, Superstore scored a flat 1.1, as did The Good Place, which was down a tenth of a point. Will & Grace rated a flat 1.7 and Great News a 0.8, down 20%, before Chicago Fire posted a level 1.1.

ABC scored a 1.1/4, with It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown at 1.4 and Toy Story of Terror at 1.1. Scandal slipped 8% to 1.1 and How to Get Away With Murder went down 10% to 0.9.

Fox was at 0.7/3, as Gotham did a flat 0.8 and The Orville was in repeats at 0.6.

The CW posted a 0.6/2, with Supernatural down 14% at 0.6 and Arrow at a flat 0.6. Both shows had their season premieres last week.

Telemundo did a 0.6/2 and Univision a 0.5/2.