It was not adequate to win a night, yet Dolly Parton’s Coat of Many Colors had to greatfully NBC on Thursday night.
The long-touted telepic, a initial of several designed with a iconic nation singer, averaged a 1.8 rating among adults 18-49 and scarcely 13 million viewers. That’s a bigger assembly than The Wiz, despite a most comparison one. The final time a TV film on a promote networks fared improved was 2011.
NBC partnered a film with a latest Michael Buble Christmas outing. This go around for a crooner averaged a 1.1 rating in a pivotal demo and 7.2 million viewers.
Airing all originals, CBS was a transparent personality on Thursday night, yet NFL preemptions in Minnesota and Arizona meant a showings are expected inflated. Still, The Big Bang Theory averaged a 4.0 rating among adults 18-49 — and aired before to a diversion on a easterly coast, creation it a wilful Big Four personality of a night.
Two new episodes of Bones, averaging a 0.9 rating and 1.0 rating among adults 18-49, were solid with a final strange on Fox. On ABC, a Toy Story anniversary special and a Toy Story telecast took a 1.0 rating in a pivotal demo.
On a CW, The Vampire Diaries (0.5 adults) and The Originals (0.4 adults) were steady.