TV Ratings Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021 – The Hollywood Reporter
CBS comedy Ghosts delivered strong rankings for its two-episode premiere on Thursday, drawing extra complete viewers than veteran dramas Gray’s Anatomy and Regulation & Order: SVU of their shared hour and holding its personal amongst adults 18-49.
Fox’s first sport of the season led the night time by a large margin and edged up versus a 12 months in the past. Baseball’s playoffs additionally drew respectable rankings for FS1.
Ghosts averaged 5.52 million viewers, tied for the second most of any comedy episode so far this season with Monday’s installment of The Neighborhood. It additionally posted a 0.56 ranking amongst adults 18-49. Younger Sheldon (7.12 million viewers, 0.7 in 18-49) and United States of Al (4.84 million, 0.49) had been consistent with their 2020-21 averages, though Bull (4.18 million, 0.35) was down some.
Fox and NFL Community mixed for 14.76 million viewers for Thursday Night time Soccer, a smidge increased than the 14.71 million for a similar week final season. The viewer tally for the sport was greater than double that of the second-place present, Younger Sheldon.
At ABC, Station 19 (4.29 million viewers, 0.58 in 18-49), Gray’s Anatomy (4.04 million, 0.64) and Huge Sky (2.78 million, 0.32) all got here down from their premieres final week reverse the heavier competitors on CBS and Fox. The identical was true for SVU (3.88 million, 0.62) and Regulation & Order: Organized Crime (3.2 million, 0.55) on NBC.
FS1’s two American League division sequence video games got here in forward of final 12 months’s openers. The afternoon matchup between the Houston Astros and Chicago White Sox averaged 1.97 million viewers (up 39 % from a 12 months in the past), whereas a primetime sport between the Tampa Bay Rays and Boston Crimson Sox drew 2.63 million (+13 % 12 months to 12 months).
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