ABC's 'Don't' led the Thursday broadcast ratings among adults 18-49 (0.7 rating), ahead of both lead-in 'Holey Moley' and lead-out 'To Tell The Truth' (0.6) though those two programs were up in total viewers at 3.7 million and 3.27 million respectively (vs. 3.24 mil for 'Don't'). NBC had two new episodes of 'Blindspot' at 8pm (0.3, 2.37 million) and 9pm (0.2, 1.78 million) which brought their usual low numbers. Elsewhere, FOX was new with 'Celebrity Watch Party' (0.3, 1.45 million) and 'Labor of Love' (0.2, 908,000) while CW had 'Burden of Truth' (0.1, 457,000) & 'In the Dark' (0.1, 400,000).
On the cable side, 'Hannity' actually out-delivered 'Tucker Carlson' across the board including in adults 18-49 (0.42 vs. 0.37), 25-54 (0.69 vs. 0.59), P50+ (3.38 vs. 3.07) and total viewers (4.47 million vs. 4.06 million). Closing out the night was 'Ingraham Angle' (0.31 in 18-49/0.51 in 25-54, 3.45 million).
Over at CNN 'CNN Tonight' (0.26/0.42, 1.51 million) was on top and 'Cuomo Primetime' (0.24/0.42, 1.77 million) was close behind. The next best hour for the net came from the noon 'CNN Newsroom' (0.20/0.28, 1.28 million) and eight other CNN hours ranked above the 8pm 'CNN Global Town Hall' (0.17/0.29, 1.54 million). MSNBC had its usual numbers from 'Rachel Maddow' (0.32/0.45, 3.67 million), 'Lawrence O'Donnell' (0.21/0.30, 2.75 million), and 'Chris Hayes' (0.18/0.26, 2.28 million).
Bravo's 'Real Housewives of NYC' scored the best 18-49 numbers outside of news programming, notching a 0.36 rating with 1.11 million viewers. It also had the best numbers for the day among women 18-49 (0.46). Over at MTV, 'Double Shot of Love' (0.30, 556,000) and two episodes of 'Revenge Prank' (0.19/411,000 & 0.18/405,000) all pulled strong numbers in F12-34 (0.38, 0.22, 0.20) and adults 18-34 (0.31, 0.16, 0.15).
In scripted content, Freeform's 'The Bold Type' was low at 0.06 in the demo with 184,000 viewers, and two episodes of FXX's 'Cake' barely registered at 0.03/67,000 & 0.01/36,000. Finally, two episodes of 'Heartland,' on UP, were both at 0.01 with 173,000 & 158,000 viewers.
Other programs of note include:
-The Misery Index (TBS): 0.26/742,000
-Chrisley Knows Best (USA): 0.25/957,000
-Alone (History): 0.25/1.374 million
-Flipping Across America (HGTV): 0.22/1.306 million
-House Hunters (HGTV, 10:30pm): 0.20/1.312 million
-House Hunters (HGTV, 10pm): 0.20/1.283 million
-Cannonball (USA): 0.20/771,000
-Mountain Men (History): 0.19/1.785 million
-Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars (WEtv): 0.18/475,000
-Watch What Happens Live (Bravo): 0.16/500,000
-Dead Reckoning (ID): 0.15/723,000
-Design at Your Door (HGTV): 0.15/739,000
-Conan (TBS): 0.15/372,000
-The First 48 (A&E): 0.15/570,000
-A Time to Kill (ID): 0.13/757,000
-Ghost Adventures (Travel): 0.12/358,000
-Married at First Sight: Australia (Lifetime, 9pm): 0.11/576,000
-Married at First Sight: Australia (Lifetime, 10pm): 0.10/533,000
-Ryan's Mystery Playdate (Nickelodeon): 0.10/475,000
-Snapped: Killer Couples (Oxygen): 0.08/334,000
-Treasure Island (Discovery): 0.07/368,000
-Strange Evidence (Science): 0.07/455,000
-The Great Debate (Syfy): 0.05/146,000
Source: Nielsen Media Research via ShowBuzzDaily