Ratings: NBC’s ‘Indebted,’ CBS’ ‘Tommy’ and The CW’s ‘Katy Keene’ Make for a Trio of Bad Debuts

“Brooklyn Nine-Nine” Season 7 premiered on Thursday

Last Updated: February 7, 2020 @ 8:50 AM

Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020 was NOT a good night to debut a new broadcast series. NBC’s “Indebted,” CBS’ “Tommy” and The CW’s “Katy Keene” all got off to weak starts.

Season 7 of NBC’s “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” premiered on Thursday. It did better than the newbies.

ABC was first in ratings with a 0.9 rating/5 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and second in total viewers with an average of 5 million, according to preliminary numbers. “Station 19” at 8 p.m. had a 0.9/5 and 5.9 million viewers. At 9, “Grey’s Anatomy” landed a 1.1/5 and 5.5 million viewers. “A Million Little Things” at 10 got a 0.7/4 and 3.8 million viewers.

CBS, Fox and NBC all tied for second in ratings with 0.6/3s. CBS was first in total viewers with 6 million, Fox was third with 3.4 million, and NBC was fourth with 2.6 million.

For CBS, “Young Sheldon” at 8 put up a 1.0/5 and 9 million viewers. At 8:30, “The Unicorn” had a 0.7/4 and 6.1 million viewers. “Mom” at 9 got a 0.7/4 and 6.3 million viewers. At 9:30, “Carol’s Second Act” received a 0.5/2 and 4.8 million viewers. “Tommy” at 10 p.m. managed a 0.4/2 and 4.8 million viewers.

For Fox, “Last Man Standing” at 8 had a 0.8/4 and 4 million viewers. At 8:30, “Outmatched” got a 0.6/3 and 2.6 million viewers. “Deputy” at 9 drew a 0.6/3 and 3.5 million viewers.

For NBC, the Season 7 premiere of “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” at 8 had a 0.7/4 and 2.7 million viewers. At 8:30, a second episode of the Andy Samberg-led sitcom got a 0.5/3 and 2 million viewers. “Will & Grace” at 9 received a 0.5/2 and 2.3 million viewers. “Indebted” at 9:30 settled for a 0.4/2 and 2.1 million viewers. “Law & Order: SVU” at 10 finished primetime off with a 0.6/3 and 3.2 million viewers.

Univision was fifth in ratings with a 0.5/2 and in viewers with 1.5 million.

Telemundo was sixth in ratings with a 0.3/2 and in viewers with 1 million.

The CW was seventh in ratings with a 0.2/1 and in viewers with 638,000. “Katy Keene” at 8 bowed to a 0.2 and 661,000 viewers. At 9, “Legacies” got a 0.2/1 and 615,000 viewers.