UPDATED WITH FINALS AND CABLE: Coverage of the NFL Draft won Thursday night overall for ESPN in demos, but it seemed to have minimal effect on the broadcast networks. CBS prevailed in most categories behind the rising and dominant “The Big Bang Theory” and good numbers for “The Odd Couple” and “Mom,” while ABC placed second but appears poised to again win in 3-day demo ratings with its Shondaland lineup of dramas.

In Nielsen nationals for Thursday, the NFL Draft averaged a 2.65 rating in adults 18-49 and 6.29 million viewers overall on ESPN, down 13% in the demo and 11% lower in total viewers from last year. NFL Network’s coverage did a 0.92 in the demo (up 7% from last year) and 2.04 million total viewers (up 12%). Combined, the event drew a 3.57 demo rating (down 8%) and 8.33 million total viewers (down 6%).

Looking at the broadcast action, CBS’ “The Big Bang Theory” (3.4/13 in 18-49, 14.13 million viewers overall) was up two tenths in the demo from last week to easily stand as Thursday’s top program in 18-49 as well as 25-54 (4.8/15), 18-34 (1.8/8) and total viewers. “Odd Couple” followed (1.7/6 in 18-49, 8.16 million viewers overall) by matching its season high, and “Mom” (1.7/6 in 18-49, 8.27 million viewers overall), “2 Broke Girls” (1.6/5 in 18-49, 6.61 million viewers overall) and “Rush Hour” (0.9/3 in 18-49, 4.32 million viewers overall) were down a tenth from last week but at or above their levels of two weeks ago.

At ABC, “Grey’s Anatomy” (2.0/7 in 18-49, 7.91 million viewers overall) opened the night by matching its season low; it placed second to CBS for the 8 o’clock hour in 18-49, 25-54 and total viewers while winning in adults 18-34 (1.6/7) ans some younger female demos. “Scandal” (1.6/5 in 18-49, 6.25 million viewers overall) was up a tenth and finished a smidge behind the CBS comedy block in 18-49, and “The Catch” (1.0/3 in 18-49, 4.57 million viewers overall) also edged up to beat the competing dramas on CBS and NBC in 18-49.

NBC’s “Strong” (0.7/2 in 18-49, 2.65 million viewers overall) was down a tenth from the last two weeks, but the net spiked as usual at 9 p.m. with “The Blacklist” (1.2/4 in 18-49, 6.70 million viewers overall), which was also down a tenth; last week, it was the biggest percentage gainer among Big Four Thursday shows in 18-49, rising 74% (1.34 to 2.33). And capping a night of 0.1 declines was 10 p.m.’s “Game of Silence” (0.6/2 in 18-49, 3.08 million viewers overall).

At Fox, “Bones” (0.8/3 in 18-49, 4.38 million viewers overall) was off a tenth for its season low. And “American Grit” (0.7/2 in 18-49, 2.10 million viewers overall) held at last week’s number in its third outing.

CW’s “DC’s Legends of Tomorrow” (0.7/3 in 18-49, 1.86 million viewers overall) was up a tick while “The 100” (0.4/1 in 18-49, 1.27 million viewers overall) held even. “Legends” out-rated NBC’s “Strong” in adults 18-34 (0.5 to 0.4) and matched it in 18-49, while “100” had its most-watched episode since March 3. Compared with the opening night of the May sweep a year ago (“The Vampire Diaries” and “Reign”), CW was up 50% in 18-49 rating (0.6 vs. 0.4).