Fox won Thursday primetime by a mile, with Thursday Night Football setting the pace. Fox got a 2.2 in viewers 18-49, per the Nielsen overnights, and a 13 share. In second was ABC at 0.6/3.
Fox had Falcons-Panthers across its prime. The rating was a tenth of a point better than Giants-Eagles the Thursday before.
ABC, CBS and NBC had the presidential debate the week before.
ABC had the season finales of its game shows. Celebrity Family Feud got a 0.7, Press Your Luck a 0.6 and Match Game a 0.4. All three were up a tenth over their last airings.
NBC and Univision both got a 0.4/2. NBC had the season starter for Superstore at 0.6 and Connecting at 0.2, after its 0.5/0.2 double run following Trump Town Hall two weeks before. Two hours of Dateline NBC got a flat 0.4.
Univision had Medicos up 25% to 0.5, and Imperio de Mentiras and Dulce Ambicion at flat 0.3s.
CBS scored a 0.3/2. Comedy reruns led into special Every Vote Counts at 0.2. Star Trek: Discovery got a 0.2, down a tenth from its last airing.
The CW and Telemundo both rated a 0.2/1. The CW had Supernatural off 33% to 0.2 and The Outpost at a flat 0.1.
Telemundo had El Domo del Dinero at 0.2 and Todo Por Mi Hija at 0.3, then Falsa Identidad at 0.2. All three were flat.
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Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Playboy and New York magazine.
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