Preliminary Ratings: “Scandal” Rises This Week, “Grey’s Anatomy,” “The Catch” Hold Steady

“Scandal” posted gains in adults 18-49 and overall viewership.

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Preliminary ratings data reveals that this week’s “Scandal” enjoyed week-over-week gains in adults 18-49 and overall viewership.

Lead-in “Grey’s Anatomy” was steady in adults 18-49 and down in viewership. 10PM drama “The Catch” was steady in adults 18-49 and slightly up in viewership.

According to fast national data, Thursday’s “Scandal” drew a 1.4 adults 18-49 rating and averaged 5.24 million overall viewers.

Last week’s episode drew a 1.3 and 5.15 million.

“Grey’s Anatomy” posted a 1.8 rating and drew 6.91 million viewers in the 8PM hour (versus 1.8/7.09 million last week). The series finale of “The Catch” drew a 0.6 rating and 2.98 million viewers at 10PM (versus 0.6/2.96 million last week).

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