‘The Big Bang Theory’ Finale Soars in Early Ratings

Published on May 17, 2019

‘The Big Bang Theory’ Finale Soars in Early Ratings

The finale of CBS’ “The Big Bang Theory” finale on Thursday racked up a huge audience according to preliminary Nielsen estimates.

The hourlong airing of back to back episodes delivered a 12.2 household rating and 22 share, an impressive live turnout by today’s linear TV viewing standards. It marked a 34% increase in the show’s metered market average for the season.

The “Big Bang” bump boosted “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” to a blockbuster 3.8 household rating for the night. Colbert’s featured an extended interview with the cast of “Big Bang.”

More detailed Nielsen ratings will be available later today.

Read full article at: Variety - TV News

Author: Cynthia Littleton