NBC comedy Mr. Mayor -dominated Ted Danson wrapped up his freshman run on Thursday, securing a rating of 0.4 among adults aged 18-49 and 2.47 million viewers, with both numbers hitting lows as he waits for a decision on a return for the second season.
CBS’s flagship comedy Young Sheldon (0.9, 7.62 million) climbed week-over-week in both metrics to a season high in viewership, according to Nielsen’s Fast Live + Same Day affiliates. It topped the peak of prime-time ratings on a night that also saw the game show season finale hosted by Craig Ferguson on ABC. The Hustler (0.4, 2.54 M), which was stable.
CBS, ABC and Fox are tied for first place overall in the demo. CBS edged out ABC in viewers, after Young Sheldon with his comedies B positive (0.7, 5.12M), also touching a record season of viewers, a Mom (0.6, 5.08 M) and The Unicorn (0.5, 3.72 M) which was up a tenth. At ten o’clock in the evening, Clarice (0.4, 3.60 M) was stable.
ABC’s game night trio was stable across the board with Celebrity Wheel of Fortune (0.8, 5.77 M), The hunt (0.6, 4.41 M) and the synthesis of The Hustler.
A fresh Hell’s Kitchen (0.6, 2.48m) dipped a tenth last night on Fox, leading to comedies Call me Kat (0.5, 2.12 M) and Last man standing (0.4, 2.44M) which were both on par with their performance last week.
After Mr. Mayor on NBC, Hypermarket (0.4, 1.84M) returned after a break leading to a new Law and Order: SVU (0.6, 3.68 M), on a tenth. A Dateline repeat followed.
The CW aired rehearsals.