The NFL Draft kicked off in sturdy trend within the TV rankings, as “Will & Grace” aired its finale ever episode (barring one other revival, in fact) to respectable numbers.
Spherical 1 of the draft, which noticed LSU quarterback Joe Burrow chosen because the primary general decide by the Cincinnati Bengals, scored a 1.6 ranking amongst adults 18-49 and 6.1 million viewers throughout primetime hours on ABC. That represents a big leap on final 12 months’s first day, which scored a 1.1 ranking and 4.5 million whole viewers.
In the meantime NBC aired a quartet of finales, together with the collection curtain name for “Will & Grace.” The ultimate episode delivered a 0.5 ranking (which is technically down a fraction on the penultimate episode) and three.1 million whole viewers, the present’s largest Stay+Identical Day viewers since March 2019. A “Will & Grace” farewell adopted with the identical 0.5 ranking and a pair of.9 million pairs of eyeballs.
Earlier on, the season finale of “Superstore,” which noticed America Ferrera make her exit, got here in at a 0.7 ranking and three.1 million viewers, even on final week and up virtually 1 million viewers from the season Four finale. The season 7 finale of “Brooklyn 9-9” adopted that up with a 0.6 ranking and a pair of.Three million viewers, a five-week viewers excessive for the previous Fox comedy. The season 21 finale of “Legislation & Order: SVU” rounded off the evening with a 0.7 and three.7 million viewers, down 10% on the penultimate episode.
CBS aired three new episodes on Thursday evening, two of which ticked down week-to-week. “Man With a Plan” dipped to a 0.6 ranking and 5.7 million viewers, whereas “Broke” additionally fell fractionally to a 0.6 and 4.eight million viewers. A “Tommy” episode got here in even at a 0.5 and 4.6 million viewers. Replays of “Younger Sheldon” and “Mother” scored a 0.6 and a 0.5 respectively.
“Final Man Standing” got here in even on Fox at a 0.6 and 4.1 million viewers, adopted a replay of the Tim Allen comedy at a 0.5. A “Psychological Samurai” rerun scored a 0.3.
Over on the CW, “Katy Keene” and “Within the Darkish” each got here in even at a 0.1 ranking. The previous drew 503,000 viewers, the latter slightly below 400,000.