Ratings: Thursday Night Football Hits Season Lows, Young Sheldon Ties Low

Thursday Night Football Ratings

NBC’s coverage of the Thursday Night Football match-up between the Colts and Broncos drew 10.6 million total viewers and a 2.9 demo rating (per finals),  dropping sharply from last week to mark season lows.

CBS’ Big Bang Theory fall finale led all of broadcast-TV with 13.7 mil and a 2.6, ticking down week-to-week. Young Sheldon (11.6 mil/2.0) slipped two tenths to match its series low, while Mom (8.7 mil/1.4) and Life in Pieces (6.7 mil/1.1) were steady. SWAT (6.5 mil/1.0) rose a tenth.


ABC | Olaf’s Frozen Adventure did 5.6 mil/1.4. The last-minute swap-in of Christmas Light Fight reruns averaged 3 mil/0.7 versus Great American Baking Show’s most recent 3.8 mil/0.8.

FOX | Showtime at the Apollo‘s Christmas special (3.1 mil/0.7) and Taraji’s White Hot Holidays (2.8 mil/0.7) were down four and two tenths from last year.

THE CW | Jingle Ball coverage (1.2 mil/0.4) matched last year.

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