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Local Nielsen ratings snapshot (Thurs., Feb. 9) -- incoming bombs

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NBC and CBS may soon have to send in replacements for their Thursday night newcomers.

Both the Peacock’s Powerless and CBS’ Training Day played dead with their second episodes.

At 7:30 p.m., Powerless hit Thursday’s prime-time low in total viewers with just 65,440 in the Big Four broadcast network universe. The superhero sitcom also placed last at 7:30 p.m. among advertiser-prized 18-to-49-year-olds with just 32,071.

Training Day ran fourth in total viewers at 9 p.m. with 72,711. Even worse for CBS, its latest crime hour hit Thursday night’s low in the 18-to-49 demographic (a paltry 19,243 viewers).

CBS as always fared much better with The Big Bang Theory, which led off the night with 356,284 total viewers and 188,663 in the 18-to-49 age range.

ABC then flexed a little, winning in both total viewers and 18-to-49-year-olds from 7:30 to 9 p.m. with the second half of Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal.

The 9 p.m. golds went to NBC’s The Blacklist in total viewers and ABC’s How to Get Away with Murder among 18-to-49-year-olds.

Here are Thursday’s local news derby results for the sixth weeknight of the February “sweeps” ratings period.

NBC5 swept the 10 p.m. competitions in total viewers and 25-to-54-year-olds (main advertiser target audience for news programming), with TEGNA8 notching a pair of close seconds.

The Peacock and Fox4 tied for the top spot in total viewers at 6 a.m., but NBC5 had first place to itself with 25-to-54-year-olds.

TEGNA8 ran first at both 5 and 6 p.m. in total viewers. The wins with 25-to-54-year-olds went to NBC5 at 5 p.m. and Fox4 at 6 p.m.

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