CBS’s The Big Bang Theory (2.3, 12.73M) took 8 PM and Young Sheldon (1.9, 11.57M) won 8:30 PM – both beating their Big 4 competitors combined in total viewers, though Big Bang‘s demo rating equaled a series low. That said, Big Bang claimed the night’s top spots in in both metrics,
NBC’s Will & Grace (0.9, 3.60M) zippy season wrapper tied previous week’s season low in the demo at 9 PM; CBS’s Mom (1.4, 8.46M) won the slot.
Life in Pieces (0.9, 6.16M) hung on to the total viewer lead at 9:30 but ABC’s Station 19 (1.0, 5.12M) took over the demo lead, though it dropped 2/10th compared to last week in demo, after its Grey’s Anatomy (1.6, 6.75M) lead-in slipped to a season low in the demo.
NBC’s Chicago Fire (1.0, 5.4M) dominated the 10 PM hour with 10/10th demo growth. Meanwhile, ABC’s Scandal (0.9, 3.88M) grew 5% in total viewers and 13% in the demo in its second week at 10 compared to first week – and by double digits over ABC’s stats same night last year.
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Chicago Fire simmered steady compared to previous week, as did NBC’s comedy lineup of Superstore (0.8, 3.17M) AP Bio (0.6, 2.28M) Will & Grace and Champions (0.5 1.95M).
CBS (1.3, 8.19M) won the night, handily beating closest competitor by 56% in overall audience, and by 8% in the demo. After CBS, the network lineup: ABC (1.2, 5.25M) NBC (0.8, 3.63) Fox (0.7, 2.61M) and CW (0.5, 1.62M)
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