Ratings: ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Hands ABC a ‘W’ – With No NFL Competition

NBC nips at Disney broadcaster’s heels in total viewers

Last Updated: September 30, 2016 @ 8:50 AM

“Grey’s Anatomy” once-again performed some heavy lifting for ABC, handing the Disney broadcaster a “W” Thursday thanks to no NFL competition on the over-the-air networks. The pro pigskin game was primarily on NFL Network last night.

The modified “TGIT” pretty comfortably topped the key 18-49 demographic, though things were much closer among total viewers. There, NBC almost caught up to ABC, with CBS not too far behind.

Still, ABC was first in ratings with a 1.6 rating/6 share in the advertiser-coveted demographic and in total viewers with an average of 5.8 million, according to preliminary numbers. “Grey’s” at 8 p.m. scored a 2.4/9 and 8.3 million viewers. At 9, “Notorious” had a 1.1/4 and 4.6 million viewers. “How to Get Away With Murder” at 10 got a 1.3/5 and 4.4 million viewers.

NBC and CBS tied for second in ratings, both with a 1.2/4. NBC was second in total viewers with 5.7 million; CBS was third with 5.3 million, airing all reruns.

For NBC, “Superstore” at 8 received a 1.2/5 and 4.4 million viewers. “The Good Place” at 8:30 posted the same numbers, except its share slipped to a 4. At 9, “Chicago Med” earned a 1.3/4 and 6.7 million viewers. “The Blacklist” at 10 followed with a 1.1/4 and 6 million viewers.

Fox was fourth in ratings with a 0.9/3 and in viewers with 3.6 million. “Rosewood” at 8 managed a 0.8/3 and 3.6 million viewers. At 9, “Pitch” settled for a 1.0/3 and 3.7 million viewers.

Telemundo was fifth in ratings with a 0.7/3 and in viewers with 1.8 million.

Univision was sixth in ratings with a 0.6/2 and in viewers with 1.7 million.

The CW was seventh in ratings with a 0.3/1 and in viewers with 1.1 million, running all repeats.