NBC’s coverage of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics’ first primetime events on Thursday night averaged 14.5 million total viewers and a 3.3 demo rating, dominating the night on both counts.
Per the Peacock, coverage peaked from 9-9:15 pm ET, which included Nathan Chen’s performance in the figure skating team event.
Opposite the Winter Games….
FOX | The newly renewed The Four (3.73 mil/1.2) dipped a tenth with its freshman finale (read recap).
ABC | Grey’s Anatomy (7.3 mil/2.0, recap) slipped 18 and 13 percent to its smallest audience since May and its lowest demo number since November’s midseason finale. Scandal (4.6 mil/1.1, recap) fell 18 and 21 percent to its smallest audience ever and its lowest rating since midseason finale. HTGAWM (3.3 mil/0.8, recap) was down 12 and 20 percent to all-time lows.
CBS | Big Brother: Celebrity Edition (5.6 mil/1.4) dropped 22 percent from Wednesday’s opener.