Ratings: ‘Scandal’ Slips to New Lows in Show’s First Crack at 10 PM

Scooby-Doo “Supernatural” episode matches CW series season highs

Last Updated: March 30, 2018 @ 9:22 AM

Perhaps “Scandal” is not built for 10 p.m. The Shondaland series was pushed to the final hour of primetime last night, when it hit a new all-time low in both the key 18-49 demographic’s ratings and among total viewers.

CBS was first in ratings with a 1.4 rating/6 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and in total viewers with an average of 8.4 million, according to preliminary numbers.

“The Big Bang Theory” at 8 scored a 2.4/11 and 12.9 million viewers. At 8:30, “Young Sheldon” earned a 2.0/9 and 11.7 million viewers. “Mom” at 9 put up a 1.4/6 and 8.7 million viewers. At 9:30, “Life in Pieces” got a 1.0/4 and 6.2 million viewers. “S.W.A.T.” at 10 received a 0.9/4 and 5.3 million viewers.

ABC was second in ratings with a 1.2/5 and second in viewers with 5.5 million. “Grey’s Anatomy” at 8 posted a 1.7/8 and 7 million viewers. “Station 19” at 9 had a 1.2/5 and 5.8 million viewers. At 10, “Scandal” settled for a 0.8/4 and 3.8 million viewers.

NBC was third in ratings with a 0.8/3 and in viewers with 3.5 million. “Superstore” at 8 sunk from last week to a 0.8/4 and 2.9 million viewers. At 8:30, “A.P. Bio” managed a 0.6/2 and 2.1 million viewers. “Will & Grace” at 9 had a 0.9/4 and 3.7 million viewers. At 9:30, “Champions” limped to a 0.5/2 and 1.9 million viewers. At 10, “Chicago Fire” finished primetime to a 0.9/4 and 5.3 million viewers.

Fox was fourth in ratings with a 0.7/3 and in viewers with 2.4 million. “Gotham” at 8 had a 0.7/3 and 2.4 million viewers. At 9, “Showtime at the Apollo” got a 0.6/3 and 2.5 million viewers.

The CW and Univision tied for fifth in ratings, both with a 0.5/2. The CW was fifth in total viewers with 1.6 million, Univision was sixth with 1.5 million.

For The CW, an animated “Supernatural” with visitors from the “Scooby-Doo” cartoons at 8 had a 0.7/3 and 2 million viewers. At 9, “Arrow” got a 0.4/2 and 1.1 million viewers.

Telemundo was seventh in ratings with a 0.4/2 and in viewers with 1.1 million.