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TV Ratings: ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ 300th Episode Hits Season High in Total Viewers

The 300th episode of “Grey’s Anatomy” on ABC rose in total viewers compared to last week’s episode, setting a new high for the season in the process.

Airing at 8 p.m., “Grey’s Anatomy” averaged a 1.9 rating in adults 18-49 and 8.13 million viewers. That is even in the demo with last week and up approximately 10 percent in viewers. The previous high for total viewers for the season was 8.07 million.

Later on ABC, “Scandal” (1.1, 5 million) and “How to Get Away with Murder” (0.9, 3.7 million) were both even.

“Thursday Night Football” moved to NBC, averaging a 2.5 and 8.8 million viewers. Those numbers are subject to greater than normal adjustment later today due to the nature of live sports. Carried on both NBC and the NFL Network, the game also averaged a combined 9.4 rating in metered market households.

On CBS, “Big Bang Theory” (2.7, 13.6 million) and “Young Sheldon” (2.2, 12.3 million) were even and were the top-rated and most-watched scripted shows of the night. “Mom” (1.5, 8.8 million), “Life in Pieces” (1.2, 6.6 million), and “S.W.A.T” (1.0, 6.6 million) were also even.

On Fox, “Gotham” (0.9, 2.7 million) and “The Orville” (1.0, 3.7 million) were both even.

Both “Supernatural” (0.6, 1.7 million) and “Arrow” (0.5, 1.3 million) were even on The CW.

NBC won the night in the demo with a 2.4 but finished second in total viewers with 8.7 million. CBS was second in the demo with a 1.6 but first in viewers with 9.1 million. ABC was third overall with a 1.3 and 5.6 million viewers. Fox was fourth with a 0.9 and 3.1 million. The CW averaged a 0.5 and 1.5 million.

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