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Ratings: CBS Tops Night of ‘Life in Pieces’ Season 4 Premiere

But it was ”Big Bang Theory“ that did the heavy lifting on Thursday

CBS topped ABC (and yes, everyone else) on Thursday night, when it brought back “Life in Pieces” for a two-part Season 4 premiere. Of course, it was really “The Big Bang Theory” that secured primetime for CBS.

CBS was first in ratings with a 1.1 rating/5 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and in total viewers with an average of 6.7 million, according to preliminary numbers. “Big Bang” at 8 p.m. posted a 1.8/10 and 11.2 million viewers. At 8:30, a special “Life in Pieces,” technically the season premiere, landed a 1.0/5 and 6.8 million viewers. “Mom” at 9 had a 1.0/5 and 6.6 million viewers. A second “Life in Pieces,” the Season 4 regular time slot premiere, got a 0.8/4 and 5.1 million viewers. “S.W.A.T.” at 10 received a 0.8/4 and 5.1 million viewers as well.

ABC was second in ratings with a 0.8/4 and in viewers with 4.6 million. “Grey’s Anatomy” at 8 had a 1.2/6 and 6.1 million viewers. At 9, “Station 19” got a 0.9/4 and 5 million viewers. “For the People” at 10 received a 0.5/2 and 2.8 million viewers.

Fox was third in ratings with a 0.6/3 and in viewers with 2.4 million. “Gotham” at 8 got a 0.6 and 2.1 million viewers. “The Orville” at 9 had a 0.6 and 2.7 million viewers.

NBC was fourth in ratings with a 0.5/3 and in viewers with 2.2 million. “Superstore” at 8 had a 0.9/5 and 3 million viewers. At 8:30, “A.P. Bio” got a 0.5/2 and 1.8 million viewers. “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” at 9 managed the same 0.5/3 and 1.8 million viewers. At 9:30, “Abby’s” settled for a 0.4/2 and 1.5 million viewers. A repeat followed.

Telemundo was fifth in ratings with a 0.4/2 and in viewers with 1.3 million.

Univision was sixth in ratings with a 0.3/2 and in viewers with 1.1 million.

The CW was seventh in ratings with a 0.3/1 and in viewers with 986,000. “Supernatural” at 8 had a 0.4/2 and 1.3 million viewers. At 9, “In the Dark” got a 0.2/1 and 670,000 viewers.

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