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Ratings: The CW's 'Legacies' Audience Dips With 'Vampire Diaries'-Inspired Musical Episode

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Ratings: The CW’s ‘Legacies’ Audience Dips With ‘Vampire Diaries’-Inspired Musical Episode

Fox takes Thursday’s key demo win against mostly repeat competition

The CW’s “Legacies” saw its audience for Thursday’s musical episode, a tribute to its parent series “The Vampire Diaries,” dip from last week’s installment.

Airing at 9 p.m., “Salvatore: The Musical!” episode of “Legacies” got a 0.2 rating in the advertiser-coveted adults 18-49 demographic, even with the prior week’s demo rating, and 635,000 viewers, down from the 733,000 viewers last Thursday’s episode received.

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To be fair to “Legacies,” the audience for its already-hit lead-in series, “Walker,” was down, too.

Fox was first in ratings with a 0.6 rating/4 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and third in total viewers with an average of 2.611 million, according to preliminary numbers. At 8 p.m., “Hell’s Kitchen” earned a 0.7/5 and 2.8 million viewers. At 9, “Call Me Kat” had a 0.5/3 and 2.5 million viewers. “Last Man Standing” at 9:30 received a 0.4/2 and 2.4 million viewers.

NBC, ABC and Univision tied for second in ratings, each with a 0.4. ABC, which had a 3 share, was first in total viewers with 2.969 million. NBC, which had a 3 share, was fourth in viewers with 2.593 million. Univision, which had a 2 share, was fifth in viewers with 1.361 million.

For NBC, “Mr. Mayor” at 8 put up a 0.5/3 and 3 million viewers. At 8:30, “Superstore” got a 0.4/3 and 2.2 million viewers. Following a repeat, “Dateline” at 10 ended the night with a 0.3/2 and 2.7 million viewers.

ABC filled its primetime block with reruns of “Celebrity Wheel of Fortune.”

CBS and Telemundo tied for fifth in ratings, each with a 0.3/2. CBS was second in total viewers with 2.912 million. Telemundo was seventh in viewers with 948,000.

For CBS, following multiple sitcom encores, a new episode of “The Unicorn” at 9:30 put up a 0.4/3 and 3 million viewers. It was followed by the network’s broadcast of the Season 1 finale of CBS All Access (soon-to-be Paramount+) series “Star Trek: Discovery.”

The CW was seventh in ratings with a 0.2/1 and sixth in viewers with 1.253 million. At 8, “Walker” posted a 0.3/2 and 1.9 million viewers. At 9, “Legacies” got the above-mentioned rating and total viewer tally, plus a 1 share.

Jennifer Maas