‘Parenthood’ Hits Highest Rating In 6 Months, ‘Hollywood Game Night’ Scores Thursday High

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‘Parenthood’ Hits Highest Rating In 6 Months, ‘Hollywood Game Night’ Scores Thursday High

The following are primetime ratings notes from NBC’s Thursday line-up of back-to-back episodes of “Hollywood Game Night” and “Parenthood.”

“Parenthood” (1.4/4) is up for a second week in a row, growing to its highest rating since Oct. 3, nearly six months ago, during the season’s second week. In total viewers, “Parenthood’s” 4.393 million is currently the show’s high since its season premiere on Sept. 26 did 5.056 million (pending updates). It’s the fourth week in a row “Parenthood” has grown in total viewers.

At 8 p.m., a special encore of “Hollywood Game Night” (1.2/4) tied the show’s highest Thursday rating so far this season (scored previously with a 9 p.m. original on Feb. 27) and hit a series high for a Thursday telecast in total viewers (4.637 million).

A 9 p.m. “Hollywood Game Night” rebroadcast (1.1/3) jumped 22% versus last week’s 0.9 in this slot with an encore telecast. In total viewers, the 9 p.m. “HGN” rebroadcast is up week to week by 30% (to 3.727 million from 2.871 million).

LAST WEEK’S TOP 10 BROADCAST SERIES

SeriesNet.A18-49Viewers
Source: Nielsen Media Research // 08/28/17 - 09/03/17
Florida St./AlabamaABC3.9012.34 million
A. Got Talent (Tue.)NBC2.6013.13 million
A. Got Talent (Wed.)NBC1.9011.09 million
Big Brother (Wed.)CBS1.806.13 million
Big Brother (Sun.)CBS1.705.65 million
Bachelor in Para. (Mon.)ABC1.505.05 million
Big Brother (Thur.)CBS1.504.89 million
American Ninja WarriorNBC1.406.11 million
W. Virginia/VA. TechABC1.304.65 million
Bachelor in Para. (Tue.)ABC1.304.36 million

TV WATCH TOP 10: 2016-17 SEASON AVERAGES

SeriesNet.A18-49Viewers
Sunday Night FootballNBC6.9620.21 million
Thursday Night FootballCBS4.9614.74 million
The Big Bang TheoryCBS3.0413.81 million
EmpireFOX2.727.62 million
This Is UsNBC2.689.82 million
America's Got TalentNBC2.6312.81 million
The BachelorABC2.357.36 million
The Voice (Mon.)NBC2.2210.35 million
Modern FamilyABC2.116.88 million
Grey's AnatomyABC2.067.85 million