Thursday, September 29, 2016

UPDATED Wednesday Ratings - 'Designated Survivor' & 'Lethal Weapon' Drop; 'Empire' Also Down; 'Code Black' Returns Steady

On September 28, 2016, FOX won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 2.75 rating - followed by ABC (1.87), CBS (1.70), NBC (1.40) and The CW (0.40).

Furthermore, FOX won in total viewers with 8.319 million viewers - followed by CBS (8.111), ABC (6.926), NBC (5.896) and The CW (1.549).



UPDATE - Lethal Weapon, Empire, Criminal Minds, Blindspot and Law & Order: SVU were adjusted up. The repeats of Penn & Teller: Fool Us and Whose Line Is It Anyway? were adjust down.

FOX (2.75 Rating, 8.319 Million Viewers)
        LETHAL WEAPON (2.0, -0.2)
        EMPIRE (3.7, -0.5)

ABC (1.87 Rating, 6.926 Million Viewers)
        THE GOLDBERGS (1.9, -0.1)
        SPEECHLESS (1.8, -0.2)
        MODERN FAMILY (2.3, -0.3)
        BLACK-ISH (1.6, -0.4)
        DESIGNATED SURVIVOR (1.8, -0.4)

CBS (1.70 Rating, 8.111 Million Viewers)
        SURVIVOR: MILLENNIALS VS. GEN X (2.1, -0.2)
        CRIMINAL MINDS (1.9) SEASON PREMIERE
        CODE BLACK (1.2) SEASON PREMIERE

NBC (1.40 Rating, 5.896 Million Viewers)
        BLINDSPOT (1.3, +0.0)
        LAW & ORDER: SVU (1.6, -0.2)
        CHICAGO P.D. (1.5, -0.1)

THE CW (0.40 Rating, 1.549 Million Viewers)
        PENN & TELLER: FOOL US (0.3) REPEAT
        WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? (0.4, +0.1)
        WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? (0.3) REPEAT


                                        The Final Ratings for Wednesday, September 28 

Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00.
CBS
Survivor: Millennials vs. Gen X
2.1
9.164

FOX
Lethal Weapon
2.0
7.234

ABC
The Goldbergs
1.9
6.580

NBC
Blindspot
1.3
5.604

The CW
Penn & Teller: Fool Us - R
0.3
1.261
8:30.
ABC
Speechless
1.8
6.431
9:00.
FOX
Empire
3.7
9.650

ABC
Modern Family
2.3
7.413

CBS
Criminal Minds
1.9
8.924

NBC
Law & Order: SVU
1.6
6.090

The CW
Whose Line Is It Anyway?
0.4
1.167
9:30.
ABC
black-ish
1.6
5.576

The CW
Whose Line Is It Anyway? - R
0.3
1.035
10:00.
ABC
Designated Survivor
1.8
7.966

NBC
Chicago P.D.
1.5
6.139

CBS
Code Black
1.2
6.366

Average Rating: 1.61
Average Viewership: 6.038


NOTE: For the 2016-17 broadcast season, a 1.0 rating in the Adults 18-49 demographic is equal to 1.2832 total million viewers. A18-49 is the rating most commonly reported and helps determine ad rates but is not the sole explanation for whether a show will be renewed or cancelled.