Ratings: Cedric the Entertainer’s ‘The Neighborhood’ Moves in to CBS With 8.1 Million Viewers

“Happy Together,” not so much

Last Updated: October 2, 2018 @ 9:10 AM

Cedric the Entertainer entertained more than 8 million viewers Monday night with his series premiere of “The Neighborhood.” Damon Wayans Jr.’s “Happy Together” bowed immediately after, drawing 5.9 million overall audience members.

Still, NBC won Monday outright with “The Voice” and “Manifest.” CBS settled for third.

NBC was first in ratings with a 2.0 rating/8 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and in total viewers with an average of 9.5 million, according to preliminary numbers. The “Voice” from 8-10 p.m. earned a 2.0/8 and 9.9 million viewers. “Manifest” at 10 posted a 1.8/7 and 8.5 million viewers.

Fox was second in ratings with a 1.2/5, but fourth in viewers with 5.5 million. “The Resident” at 8 received a 1.0/4 and 4.8 million viewers. At 9, “9-1-1” put up a 1.5/6 and 6.1 million viewers.

ABC and CBS tied for third in ratings, both with a 1.0/4. ABC was second in total viewers with 7.4 million, CBS was third with 6.7 million.

For ABC, a two-hour “Dancing With the Stars” starting at 8 averaged a 0.9/4 and 7.3 million viewers. “The Good Doctor” at 10 had a 1.2/5 and 7.5 million viewers.

For CBS, “The Neighborhood” at 8 bowed to a 1.3/6 and 8.1 million viewers. “Happy Together” at 8:30 debuted to a 1.0/4 and 5.9 million viewers. “Magnum P.I.” at 9 got a 0.9/4 and 6.3 million viewers. At 10, “Bull” lassoed 0.8/3 and 6.6 million viewers.

Telemundo was fifth in ratings with a 0.5/2 and sixth in viewers with 1.28 million.

Univision was sixth in ratings with a 0.4/2 and in viewers with 1.33 million.

The CW was seventh in ratings with a 0.2/1 and in viewers with 922,000. The season finale of “Penn & Teller: Fool Us” at 8 managed a 0.3/1 and 1.2 million viewers. At 9, an original “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” had a 0.2/1 and 716,000 viewers. A repeat followed.