Primetime Ratings: Thursday Night Football Touches Down For Fox

Fox scored big with Thursday Night Football during the primetime ratings race, scoring a 3.9 and an 18 share, according to Nielsen overnight ratings for adults 18-49. Current Super Bowl champions, the Philadelphia Eagles took on the Green Bay Packers and came out on top. In second was ABC, scoring a 1.0/5.

ABC started off its primetime with the season premiere of Grey's Anatomy which did a 1.5 and a 7 share. The season dropped 16% from it's season premiere last fall. A Million Little Things did a 1.1/5 which stayed the same as last season's premiere. How To Get Away With Murder season starter did a 0.6, 25% drop from last season.

CBS ranked third with a 0.8/4. The network had the season three premiere of Young Sheldon which did a 1.0, a 41% drop from last season. The Unicorn did a 0.8/4. The season premiere of Mom scored a 0.8, 38% drop from last season. Mom got renewed for two more seasons earlier this year. Carol's Second Act starring Patricia Heaton scored a 0.7 and a 3 share on its premiere. Evil scored a 0.7.

NBC ranked fourth with a 0.6/3. Superstore did a 0.8, staying the same as last season followed by the premiere of Perfect Harmony starring Pitch Perfect's Anna Camp. The series did a 0.5. The Good Place rated a 0.7, down a tenth from last season. Sunnyside season premiere rated a 0.4. Law and Order: SVU rated a 0.7, 22% drop from last season.

Univision scored a 0.5/2 followed by Telemundo ranking a 0.3/2.

The CW had a 0.1 on the night. The Outpost finale rated a 0.1.

Chelsea Anderson
Assistant Content Producer

Chelsea Anderson has been with Future for two years. She started as an intern with NewBay Media/Multichannel News in 2015. During her time she wrote bylined articles and program reviews as well as helped with research graphics for the magazine. She later became News Assistant for Broadcasting & Cable in 2017 until 2020 when she became Assistant Content Producer. Chelsea graduated from Niagara University in 2016 with a Bachelor's in Communication Studies and a double minor in Writing Studies and Sociology.