Ratings: CBS Brings Back Its Thursday Night Comedy Slate With a Bang

”So Help Me Todd“ debuted to 4.8 million viewers, making it the most-watched new show premiere of the fall broadcast TV season so far

CBS’ Thursday night comedy slate is back with a bang. Not only was the Season 6 premiere of “Young Sheldon” the most-watched program of the night with 6.9 million viewers, but the debut of “So Help Me Todd” notched an audience of 4.8 million, making it the top-performing broadcast pilot of the fall TV season so far.

“Ghosts” is also back, with the first episode of Season 2 boasting an impressive 6.5 million viewers, which is up more than 11% from its pilot viewership last year. The episode was the highest-rated program of the night among the 18-49 demographic, with a 0.55.

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Katie Campione

Katie Campione is a TV Reporter at TheWrap. She has contributed to The Hollywood Reporter, People Magazine, The Associated Press, and more. She has a BA in Journalism from the University of Florida. Find her on Twitter: @Katie_Campione