Thursday TV Ratings: ‘Bones,’ ‘Sleepy Hollow’ Get Crossover Bump, ‘Scandal’ Drops

     October 30, 2015


The Thursday TV ratings for October 29th are in; here are some of the highlights:

  • Thursday Night Football of course dominated the night on CBS, with a 4.4 preliminary rating in the 18-49 key demographic, and 13.33 million viewers.
  • It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown continues to be a ratings grabber for ABC, ever  since it debuted in 1966. Seriously, we don’t get  tired of it. It pulled a 1.7 rating and 6.55 million viewers at 8 p.m.
  • The Bones and Sleepy Hollow crossover gave some new life to both shows, each hitting some of its best recent ratings. At 8 p.m., Bones notched a 1.3 rating and 6.38 million viewers, while at 9 p.m. Sleepy Hollow woke up to a 1.1 rating and 4.56 million viewers.

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    Finishing out the 8 p.m. hour, Heroes Reborn on NBC fell a tenth, with a 1.0 rating and 3.93 million viewers, while The Vampire Diaries on the CW stayed steady with a 0.5 rating and 1.24 million viewers.

  • At 9 p.m., Scandal on ABC hit a season low (but still comparatively strong) 2.3 rating and 7.77 million viewers.
  • The Blacklist on NBC notched up a tenth to a 1.5 rating and 6.91 million viewers, while The Originals was steady at a 0.4 rating and 1.1 million viewers (also at 9 p.m.)
  • How to Get Away with Murder on ABC was down to a series low 1.8 rating and 6.26 million viewers at 10 p.m., while the ill-dated Player fell a tenth to a 0.7 rating and 3.86 million viewers.


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