As production on broadcast shows is shutting down left, right and center amid the Coronavirus outbreak, Thursday was pretty much business as usual in the TV ratings.
“Young Sheldon” drew the largest audience of the night with 8.8 million viewers, ticking up to a 3-week high 1.1 rating among adults 18-49 in the process. Later on, CBS aired the season finales of “The Unicorn” and “Carol’s Second Act,” both of which registered a little bump to round off their freshman outings. “The Unicorn” scored a 0.7 rating and 5.8 million viewers (up from 0.6 and 5.5 million last time around), while “Carol’s Second Act” rounded off its first season with a 0.7 and 5.2 million viewers, its highest tally since Oct. 3, 2019. “Mom” also ticked up to a 0.8 rating and 6.3 million viewers, a 4-week high. “Tommy” was even at a 0.5 and drew a season high 4.9 million viewers.
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“Grey’s Anatomy” was the highest rated shows on the night with a 1.2, which represents a slight dip from last week. The ABC show was among those that shut down production yesterday, and managed to draw 6.3 million viewer last night. Its “Station 19” spinoff came in even at a 1.0 and 6.6 million viewers, its second highest viewership figure of season 3 behind only the premiere. “A Million Little Things” rounded off the night even at a 0.6 and 3.9 million pairs of eyeballs.
Over on NBC, “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” led the way with a 0.6 and 2.3 million viewers, followed by “Will & Grace” with the same viewership tally and a 0.5. “Indebted” ticked up to a 0.4 and 1.6 million viewers, while reruns of “Superstore” and “Law & Order: SVU” both scored a 0.5.
Fox’s lineup was pretty much even week-to-week, with “Last Man Standing” posting a 0.6 and “Outmatched” a 0.5. “Deputy” registed a small bump to a 0.6 and 3.5 million viewers.
“Katy Keene” drew its largest total viewership since the series premiere with 601,000 and a 0.1 rating. “Legacies” scored a 0.2 and 511,000 total viewers.
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