Primetime Ratings: NBC Olympics Down

NBC posted a 3.9 in viewers 18-49 during Thursday’s prime, per the Nielsen overnights, and a 16 share. The figure was easily large enough to win the ratings race for the night, but represented a slight drop from Wednesday’s 4.0/16 number.

Alpine skiing, figure skating and skeleton were on NBC Thursday from Pyeongchang.

CBS was tops among those without the Olympics, scoring a 0.8/3. The network aired repeats throughout prime.

ABC was just off at 0.7/3. The Bachelor Winter Games did a 0.7 from 8 to 10 p.m., down a tenth of a point from its premiere. A 20/20 focused on Roseanne Barr rated a 0.8.

Telemundo and Univision both rated a 0.5/2.

Fox rated a 0.4/1 with repeats of Gotham and 9-1-1.

The CW scored a 0.2/1 with repeats of Supernatural and Arrow.

Michael Malone

Michael Malone is content director at B+C and Multichannel News. He joined B+C in 2005 and has covered network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television, including writing the "Local News Close-Up" market profiles. He also hosted the podcasts "Busted Pilot" and "Series Business." His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The L.A. Times, The Boston Globe and New York magazine.