NBC's 'Sunday Night Football' led the week ending Oct. 7 in African-American (AA) viewing. The game averaged a 16.4 rating in that demo, equating to 3.504 million AA viewers. FOX's 'Empire' impressively brought in that same rating, but was slightly lower in AA viewership (3.383 million). Lead-out 'Star,' had a 13.5 AA rating, equating to 2.816 million viewers of that demo.
'Thursday Night Football,' also on FOX, ranked fourth on the week with an 11.6 rating and 2.322 million AA viewers. Finally, both of CBS's new Monday comedies, 'The Neighborhood' and 'Happy Together' made the top 10 this week. 'Neighborhood' averaged a 6.9 rating, while 'Happy' notched a 5.6. In viewers, those two ratings equate to 1.351 million and 1.107 million AA viewers respectively.
Source: Nielsen Media Research