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Primetime Ratings Thursday: ABC, Fox on Top

Pat Sajak, Leslie Jones
(Image credit: (ABC/Christopher Willard))

ABC and Fox split the Thursday win in ratings. Celebrity Wheel of Fortune led ABC and Hell’s Kitchen paced Fox. Both had a 0.6 in viewers 18-49, per the Nielsen overnights, and a 4 share. Just behind was NBC at 0.5/3. 

Celebrity Wheel of Fortune got a flat 0.8 on ABC and The Chase lost 14% for a 0.6, then The Hustler rated a level 0.5. 

Fox had Hell’s Kitchen at a level 0.7 and comedies Call Me Kat up 20% to 0.6 and Last Man Standing at a flat 0.4. 

NBC had Mr. Mayor at 0.5 and Superstore at 0.4, the pair flat. A Law & Order: SVU rerun led into Dateline NBC, which shot up 67% to 0.5.

Univision scored a 0.4/2. Vencer El Desamor got a 0.5 and Imperio de Mentiras a 0.4, both up a tenth. Dulce Ambicion lost a tenth for a 0.2. 

CBS and Telemundo both scored a 0.3/2. CBS had comedy reruns, then Star Trek: Discovery at its usual 0.2. 

On Telemundo it was 0.3s for Exatlon Estados Unidos, La Suerte De Loli and Buscando a Frida. La Suerte lost a tenth and the other two were flat. 

The CW got a 0.3/1. Walker shed a tenth from its premiere for a 0.3 and Legacies scored a flat 0.2. 

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.