Thursday TV Ratings 5/19/22: United States of Al Down for Series Finale, SVU Also Down for Finale, Young Sheldon Finale Leads (UPDATED)

Ratings Analysis: It was series finale night on CBS as sitcoms 'United States of Al' (0.46, -0.04) and 'How We Roll' (0.33, -0.07/0.30, -0.02) aired their final ever episodes on the network. 'Al' was down by four-hundredths for its season two closer as 'Roll' dropped in both half-hours for the last episodes of its one and only season. 'Young Sheldon' (0.66, +0.02) picked up two-hundredths for its season finale and topped the night simultaneously while 'Bull' (0.34) held even for its penultimate outing at 10. Over on ABC, 'Station 19' (0.58, +0.10) and 'Big Sky' (0.25, +0.03) enjoyed healthy gains for their season finales. 'Grey's Anatomy' (0.60, +0.11) experienced the largest rise of the three dramas but will not have its finale until early June. NBC's 'Law & Order' (0.39, -0.04) and 'Law & Order: SVU' (0.59, -0.02) had small declines for their finales, but 'Law & Order: Organized Crime' (0.51, +0.03) was able to rise a bit for its 10PM closer. Fox was up with 'MasterChef Junior' (0.38, +0.03), but 'Welcome to Flatch' (0.15, -0.03/0.12, -0.01) posted yet another new low for its 9:30PM episode. The CW's reruns of 'Walker' (0.05) and 'Legacies' (0.03) were at the same level as last week. 

Finals Update: 'Young Sheldon' (+0.1), 'United States of Al' (+0.1), 'Station 19' (+0.1), 'Grey's Anatomy' (+0.1), and 'Law & Order: SVU' (+0.1) adjusted up.



18-49 Rating/Share

Viewers (mil)


8 PMYoung Sheldon (F)0.66/67.06CBS

Station 19 (F)0.58/54.28ABC

Law & Order (F)0.39/43.94NBC

MasterChef Junior0.38/41.97Fox

Walker (R)0.05/00.39The CW
8:30 PMUnited States of Al (Series Finale)0.46/44.79CBS
9 PMGrey's Anatomy0.60/53.80ABC

Law & Order: SVU (F)0.59/54.52NBC

How We Roll0.33/33.32CBS

Welcome to Flatch0.15/10.79Fox

Legacies (R)0.03/00.25The CW
9:30 PMHow We Roll (Series Finale)0.30/33.00CBS

Welcome to Flatch0.12/10.65Fox
10 PMLaw & Order: Organized Crime (F)0.51/43.37NBC


Big Sky (F) 0.25/22.41ABC
(R) = repeat
(F) = finale

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