How to Get Away With Murder‘s half of Thursday’s crossover with Scandal drew 4.1 million total viewers and a 1.1 demo rating (per finals), surging 24 and 38 percent from its last fresh episode to hit and tie season highs.
Scandal itself (5 mil/1.2) was up 9 percent, while Grey’s Anatomy (7.5 mil/2.0) was steady.
THE CW | Supernatural (1.63 mil/0.6) and Arrow (1.11 mil/0.4) each were steady in the demo, though the latter flirted with its smallest audience ever (1.09 mil on Thanksgiving).
FOX | Gotham returned from its three-month break with 2.6 mil/0.8, holding onto its midseason finale’s series lows. Showtime at the Apollo did 2.5 mil/0.6.
CBS | The Big Bang Theory (13.8 mil/2.5) slipped 14 percent in the demo, tying its series low. Young Sheldon (12.4 mil/2.21) was down two tenths, Mom (9 mil/1.5) was steady and Life in Pieces (6.5 mil/1.1) dipped a tenth. S.W.A.T. (5.3 mil/0.8) hit season lows.
NBC | Superstore (3.4 mil/0.9) returned down two tenths,, while Will & Grace (4.1 mil/1.1) dipped one tenth (to tie its revival low). A double dip of A.P. Bio did 2.6 mil/0.7 and then 2.7 mil/0.7. Chicago Fire (5.7 mil/1.1) was up a tenth in the demo.