Thursday, October 27, 2016

UPDATED Wednesday Ratings - 'World Series' Still Strong in Game 2; 'Designated Survivor' Drops to New Low; 'SVU' Steady

On October 26, 2016, FOX won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 4.90 rating - followed by ABC (1.63), CBS (1.47), NBC (1.27) and The CW (0.50).

Furthermore, FOX won in total viewers with 17.398 million viewers - followed by CBS (7.207), ABC (6.160), NBC (5.521) and The CW (1.453).




UPDATE - The Goldbergs, Speechless, Modern Family, Survivor and Law & Order: SVU were adjusted up. 2016 World Series and Designated Survivor were adjusted down.

FOX (4.90 Rating, 17.398 Million Viewers)
        2016 WORLD SERIES (4.8)

ABC (1.63 Rating, 6.160 Million Viewers)
        THE GOLDBERGS (1.8, -0.1)
        SPEECHLESS (1.7, -0.1)
        MODERN FAMILY (2.3, -0.1)
        BLACK-ISH (1.7, -0.1)
        DESIGNATED SURVIVOR (1.2, -0.4)

CBS (1.47 Rating, 7.207 Million Viewers)
        SURVIVOR: MILLENNIALS VS. GEN X (1.9, +0.0)
        CRIMINAL MINDS (1.6, -0.1)
        CODE BLACK (1.0, -0.1)

NBC (1.27 Rating, 5.521 Million Viewers)
        BLINDSPOT (1.1, -0.1)
        LAW & ORDER: SVU (1.5, +0.1)
        CHICAGO P.D. (1.3, -0.1)

THE CW (0.50 Rating, 1.453 Million Viewers)
        ARROW (0.7, +0.1)
        FREQUENCY (0.3, +0.0)


                                         The Final Ratings for Wednesday, October 26 

Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00.
FOX
2016 World Series (8-11)
4.8
17.395

CBS
Survivor: Millennials vs. Gen X
1.9
8.295

ABC
The Goldbergs
1.8
6.143

NBC
Blindspot
1.1
5.204

The CW
Arrow
0.7
1.872
8:30.
ABC
Speechless
1.7
5.853
9:00.
ABC
Modern Family
2.3
7.381

CBS
Criminal Minds
1.6
7.658

NBC
Law & Order: SVU
1.5
5.848

The CW
Frequency
0.3
0.990
9:30.
ABC
black-ish
1.7
5.742
10:00.
NBC
Chicago P.D.
1.3
5.814

ABC
Designated Survivor
1.2
5.958

CBS
Code Black
1.0
5.668

Average Rating: 1.64
Average Viewership: 6.416


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.