The return of 'Empire' topped the week among African-Americans for the week ending November 12, 2017. The show notched a 17.6 AA rating, which approximates to 3.597 million AA viewers (66.6% of its 5.4 million viewers). 'Star,' which immediately followed 'Empire' had a 12.6 AA rating with 2.537 million AA viewers, 67.4% of its 3.761 million total viewers.
Other scripted originals that made the list this week include ABC's 'Scandal' and 'How to Get Away with Murder.' 'Scandal' had a 7.2 rating with 1.437 million AA viewers for its Nov. 9 episode, which equates to 28.7% of its 5.000 million total viewers, while 'Murder' mustered a 6.6 rating with 1.264 million AA viewers, about 34.1% of its total (3.708 million).
Among sports broadcasts, 'Sunday Night Football' topped the week among African-American viewers, scoring a 11.9 rating and 2.524 million viewers. 'Thursday Night Football' had a 9.7 rating and 1.879 million AA viewers. The former represented 14.4% of its total (17.51M) and the latter represented 14.3% of its total (13.101M). FOX's 'The OT' was fourth on the week with an 11.2 rating and 2.434 million AA viewers.
Source: Nielsen Media Research