Ratings: “Scandal,” “HTGAWM” Hold Steady For Fall Finales, “Grey’s Anatomy” Slips

The preliminary ratings are in for the TGIT fall finales.

Scandal | Richard/Cartwright/ABC

ABC’s three “TGIT” dramas aired their fall finales this week.

Two matched their previous airings in adults 18-49. One, at least based on preliminary data, endured a slight drop.

According to fast national data posted by Showbuzz, Thursday’s “Scandal” drew a 1.1 adults 18-49 rating and averaged 4.98 million overall viewers.

Last week’s “Scandal” drew the same 1.1 rating but reached 5.00 million viewers.

Lead-out “How To Get Away With Murder” also held steady in the demo this week. It drew a 0.9 rating and averaged 3.72 million viewers.

Last week’s “HTGAWM” posted a 0.9 in the demo and 3.71 million in viewers.

ABC’s “TGIT” lineup opened with “Grey’s Anatomy,” which drew a 1.8 in adults 18-49 and 7.51 million in viewership.

The numbers trail the 1.9 rating and 8.13 million viewer mark posted by hte previous episode.

Written by Brian Cantor

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