Ratings: Flat ‘Scorpion’ Season Finale Sentences CBS to Fourth Place

NBC wins Monday with another “Voice” beatdown of “American Idol”

Last Updated: April 17, 2018 @ 9:04 AM

That “Scorpion’s” got no sting. Remaining flat from last week for Monday’s season finale ratings, the procedural condemned CBS to fourth place among adults 18-49.

“The Voice” again trampled “American Idol” head-to-head, and their host networks finished Nos. 1 and 2, respectively. Fox was third in the key demographic, though CBS took bronze in total viewers.

NBC was first in ratings with a 1.5 rating/6 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and in total viewers with an average of 7.6 million, according to preliminary numbers. “The Voice” at 8 p.m. earned a 1.7/7 and 9.2 million total viewers. “Good Girls” at 10 had a 1.0/4 and 4.5 million viewers.

ABC was second in ratings with a 1.1/4 and in viewers with 6 million. “American Idol” at 8 got a 1.3/5 and 6.9 million viewers. At 10, “The Crossing” settled for a 0.7/3 and 4.2 million viewers.

Fox was third in ratings with a 0.8/3 and fourth in viewers with 3.7 million. “Lucifer” at 8 received a 0.7/3 and 3.2 million viewers. At 9, “The Resident” had a 0.9/3 and 4.3 million viewers.

CBS was fourth in ratings with a 0.7/3 and third in viewers with 4.8 million. “Kevin Can Wait” at 8 got a 0.9/4 and 5.3 million viewers. Up next in the sitcom block was 8:30’s “Man With a Plan,” which saw a 0.8/3 and 5.1 million viewers. “Superior Donuts” at 9 matched its lead-in’s rating and share, though its overall audience slipped to 4.5 million viewers. At 9:30, “Living Biblically” managed a 0.6/2 and 3.5 million viewers. “Scorpion” at 10 settled for a 0.7/3 and 5.1 million viewers.

Univision and Telemundo tied for fifth in ratings, both with a 0.5/2. Univision was fifth in viewers with 1.5 million, Telemundo was seventh with 1.2 million.

The CW was seventh in ratings with a 0.4/1 and sixth in viewers with 1.4 million. “Supergirl” at 8 had a 0.5/2 and 1.9 million viewers. At 9, “iZombie” got a 0.3/1 and 854,000 viewers.

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