The dramatic season Four finale of “This Is Us” delivered loads of surprises in addition to robust rankings numbers for NBC.
Tuesday night time’s episode scored a 1.7 score amongst adults 18-49, its highest mark since Oct. 2019, and 7.9 million complete viewers, matching the premiere for a season excessive. That represents a 21% rankings bump from the penultimate episode, and solely a 4% drop from the season three finale. Earlier within the night time, “Ellen’s Sport of Video games” shot as much as a season excessive 1.Four score and 6.three million viewers, beating the earlier watermark by a formidable 700,000 complete viewers. NBC premiered its new collection “Council of Dads” after “This Is Us” to a 0.7 score and round Four million complete viewers.
In the meantime on CBS, an “FBI” crossover with its “Most Wished” spinoff yielded a 1.1 common score and round 10 million complete viewers, a wonderful season excessive return so far as each collection are involved. The crossover was undoubtedly helped by a powerful “NCIS” lead-in, which scored a 1.three score and a large 13.1 million viewers, simply a season excessive when it comes to viewers.
Over on ABC, “The Conners” struggled somewhat bit to maintain up with the stiff competitors, ticking all the way down to a 1.1 score and 6.Four million viewers. The remainder of the Disney-owned community’s lineup was even week-to-week, with “Bless This Mess” coming in at a 0.7 and 4.1 million viewers, adopted by “Blended-ish” and “Black-ish” each at a 0.6. “For Life” rounded off the night time additionally at a 0.6.
“Empire” drew its largest viewers since October of final 12 months on Fox, scoring 2.eight million pairs of eyeballs and a 0.7 score. “The Resident” was even at a 0.eight and 4.Four million viewers.
CW aired an episode of “DC’s Legends of Tomorrow” to a 0.1 score and 413,000 viewers, in addition to a “Flash” replay to the identical score.