Thursday TV Ratings: CBS' Just-Canceled 'Tommy' Wins Big With Finale

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A quiz show revival ruled on Thursday night in primetime broadcast television as ABC's Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? continued to perform well in an episode featuring actress Catherine O'Hara (Schitt's Creek) and comedian/actor Hannibal Buress, dominated the night in the 18-49 demographic with a 0.9 rating.

With total viewers, a rerun of CBS's Young Sheldon edged out the Jimmy Kimmel quiz show with 6.50 million viewers (Millionaire nabbed 6.20 million so it was close).

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In the 9 o'clock hour, ABC's Station 19 was tops in both the 18-49 demo and total viewers but in the 10 o'clock hour, the just-canceled CBS procedural Tommy was easily the leader in total viewers and tied with the penultimate episode of ABC's How to Get Away with Murderboth grabbing a 0.5 rating.

Here's the breakdown for Thursday, May 7, 2020 (numbers are fast-affiliate based):

TimeShowAdults 18-49 RatingTotal Viewers (millions)
8 p.m.Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? (ABC)0.96.20
Young Sheldon  - R (CBS)0.76.50
Council of Dads (NBC)0.43.02
Celebrity Watch Party  (Fox)0.41.78
Katy Keene  (CW) 0.1471,000
8:30 p.m.Man with a Plan  (CBS)0.76.08
9:00 p.m.Station 19 (ABC)0.85.52
Mom - R  (CBS)0.65.19
Blindspot  (NBC)0.32.14
Mental Samurai – R (Fox)0.31.48
In The Dark  (CW)0.1340,000
9:30 p.m.Broke  (CBS)0.64.79
10 p.m.Tommy (CBS)0.55.37
How to Get Away With Murder (ABC)0.52.77
Law & Order: SVU - R  (NBC) 0.32.26