Ratings: Rocky Horror Improves Fox's Thursday, But Is No Grease: Live

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Fox’s Rocky Horror Picture Show remake on Thursday drew 5 million total viewers and a 1.7 rating (per finals), more than doubling the Rosewood/Pitch combo’s most recent performance yet falling well shy of Grease: Live‘s January numbers (12.2 mil/4.3).

Among TV’s recent musical spectacles, Rocky came closest to NBC’s Peter Pan Live, which did 9.2 mil and a 2.4 in December 2014. TVLine readers gave the Laverne Cox-fronted production an average grade of “C.”

Elsewhere on the night….

ABC | Grey’s Anatomy (8.1 mil/2.1) was steady, while Notorious (4 mil/0.9) and HTGAWM (4.3 mil/1.2) are each currently up a tenth.

THE CW | Legends (1.8 mil/0.7) ticked up, while Supernatural (1.6 mil/0.6) fell 25 percent.

NBC | Superstore (4.2 mil/1.0) and The Good Place (3.8 mil/1.o) each slipped two tenths, Chicago Med (6.6 mil/1.2) dipped a tenth and The Blacklist (5.3 mil/1.1) was steady.

CBS | Thursday Night Football (14.2 mil/4.5) was on par with last week’s finals.

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