Ratings: ‘Rush Hour’ Debut Doesn’t Make Viewers Race to Their TVs

“American Idol” and Fox hit Thursday’s highest notes

Last Updated: April 1, 2016 @ 12:54 PM

Not many people were in a huge hurry to watch CBS’s “Rush Hour” adaptation last night.

The small-screen remake nabbed just 5.1 million viewers at 10 o’clock, along with a 1.2 rating in the key 18-49 demographic.

“American Idol” and Fox topped Thursday’s primetime, which elsewhere was pretty heavy with season finales. CBS was runner-up, though it wasn’t a particularly close evening.

Fox was first in ratings with a 2.1 rating/7 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and in total viewers with an average of 9.1 million, according to preliminary numbers. “Idol” was the only show on its schedule.

CBS was second in ratings with a 1.8/6 and in viewers with 7.5 million. At 8 p.m. ET, “The Big Bang Theory” scored a 3.4/13 and 14 million viewers. At 8:30, “Life in Pieces” posted a 1.9/7 and 8.1 million viewers. A second episode at 9 — the season finale — had a 1.7/6 and 6.8 million viewers. At 9:30, “2 Broke Girls” got a 1.6/5 and 5.7 million viewers. “Rush Hour” followed.

ABC was third in ratings with a 1.7/6 and in viewers with 6.4 million. “Grey’s Anatomy” at 8 p.m. ET earned a 2.2/8 and 7.8 million viewers. At 9, “Scandal” put up a 1.8/6 and 6.5 million viewers. “The Catch” at 10 managed a 1.0/4 and 5 million viewers.

NBC and Univision tied for fourth in ratings, both with a 0.7. NBC had a 3 share, Univision had a 2 share. NBC was fourth in total viewers with 3.7 million viewers, Univision was fifth with 1.8 million.

For NBC, the “You, Me and the Apocalypse” season finale had a 0.6/2 and 2.8 million viewers. Following a rerun, the “Shades of Blue” season finale got a 1.1/4 and 5.4 million viewers.

The CW and Telemundo tied for sixth in ratings, both with a 0.6/2. CW was sixth in ratings with a 1.7 million total viewers, Telemundo was seventh with 1.5 million.

For CW, “DC’s Legends of Tomorrow” at 8 p.m. ET received a 0.7/3 and 2.1 million viewers. “The 100” at 9 had a 0.5/2 and 1.3 million viewers.