Thursday TV Ratings 5/13/21: Mom Rises for Series Finale, Manifest and Rebel Eye Series Lows, Law & Order: Organized Crime Rises for SVU Crossover (UPDATED)

Preliminary Analysis: CBS's long-running sitcom 'Mom' (0.7) ended its 8-season stint in respectable fashion. The Allison Janney comedy rose a tenth from last week and found itself smack-dab in season high territory. The 'Young Sheldon' season finale (0.7) and 'United States of AI (0.6) each ticked up, but the 'B Positive' finale (0.5) and 'Clarice' (0.3) failed to make any gains. On NBC, 'Manifest (0.4) fell to its lowest rating yet, losing a tenth on a week-to-week basis. 'Law & Order: SVU' (0.7) lost a tenth as 'Law & Order: Organized Crime' (0.7) managed to gain one at 10. ABC's 'Rebel' (0.3) crashed to a series low, the Katey Sagal drama had much less lead-in support than usual since 'Grey's Anatomy' (0.4/0.4) went into repeat-mode. 'Last Man Standing' (0.3) and 'Let's Be Real' (0.2) were unchanged on Fox, with 'Last Man' airing its last episode before next week's series finale. 'Walker' (0.1) and 'Legacies' (0.1) also matched their previous showings on the CW. 

Finals Update: 'Law & Order: SVU' (0.8, +0.1), the 'B Positive' finale (0.6, +0.1), a repeat of 'Grey's Anatomy' (0.5, +0.1), 'Last Man Standing' (0.4, +0.1), and 'Rebel' (0.4, +0.1) adjusted up. 



18-49 Rating

Viewers (mil)


8 PMYoung Sheldon (F)0.727.21CBS

Grey's Anatomy (R)0.452.95ABC


Name That Tune (R)0.311.47Fox

Walker0.140.90The CW
8:30 PMUnited States of Al0.575.23CBS
9 PMLaw & Order: SVU0.774.45NBC

Mom (Series Finale)0.726.17CBS

Grey's Anatomy (R)0.452.95ABC

Last Man Standing0.362.35Fox

Legacies0.110.50The CW
9:30 PMB Positive (F)0.554.42CBS

Let's Be Real0.170.89Fox
10 PMLaw & Order: Organized Crime0.734.45NBC


(R) = repeat
(F) = finale

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