The grand finale of “The Big Bang Theory” saw an even greater ratings explosion in delayed viewing.
Having registered a stellar 3.1 rating in the key 18-49 demographic in Live+Same Day, the finale grew by 56% to finish with a round 5.0 rating in Live+7. For comparison, “Big Bang” averaged a 3.8 in Live+7 throughout its 12th and final season.
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In terms of total viewership, the finale saw a 34% bump in delayed, finishing with 24.75 million viewers after it was watched by 18.5 during its live broadcast.
The finale’s initial rating was the show’s highest since January, 2018, while the total viewership figure was the highest...