Thursday, December 15, 2016

UPDATED Wednesday Ratings - 'Survivor' Finale, 'Empire,' 'black-ish' and 'Speechless' Rise; 'Star' Has Solid Preview

On December 14, 2016, FOX won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 2.45 rating - followed by CBS (1.80), ABC (1.55), NBC (1.50) and The CW (0.30).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 8.316 million viewers - followed by FOX (7.149), NBC (6.328), ABC (6.036) and The CW (1.150).



UPDATE - Survivor was adjusted down.

FOX (2.45 Rating, 7.149 Million Viewers)
        EMPIRE (2.7, +0.2)
        STAR (2.2) SERIES PREMIERE

CBS (1.80 Rating, 8.316 Million Viewers)
        SURVIVOR: MILLENNIALS VS. GEN X (1.9, +0.2) SEASON FINALE
        SURVIVOR: REUNION SPECIAL (1.3)

ABC (1.55 Rating, 6.036 Million Viewers)
        THE GOLDBERGS (1.7, +0.2)
        SPEECHLESS (1.6, +0.3)
        MODERN FAMILY (2.0, -0.2)
        BLACK-ISH (1.6, +0.4)
        DESIGNATED SURVIVOR (1.2, +0.1)

NBC (1.50 Rating, 6.328 Million Viewers)
        A PENTATONIX CHRISTMAS SPECIAL (1.4)
        SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE CHRISTMAS (1.6)

THE CW (0.30 Rating, 1.150 Million Viewers)
        TOP 12 GREATEST CHRISTMAS MOVIES OF ALL TIME (0.3)
        THE VICTORIA'S SECRET FASHION SHOW (0.3) REPEAT


                                         The Final Ratings for Wednesday, December 14 

Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00.
FOX
Empire
2.7
7.578

CBS
Survivor: Millennials vs. Gen X (8-10)
1.9
9.090

ABC
The Goldbergs
1.7
6.203

NBC
A Pentatonix Christmas Special
1.4
7.491

The CW
Top 12 Greatest Christmas Movies of All Time
0.3
1.247
8:30.
ABC
Speechless
1.6
5.460
9:00.
FOX
Star
2.2
6.707

ABC
Modern Family
2.0
6.812

NBC
Saturday Night Live Christmas (9-11)
1.6
5.761

The CW
The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show - R
0.3
1.029
9:30.
ABC
black-ish
1.6
5.464
10:00.
CBS
Survivor: Reunion Special
1.3
6.397

ABC
Designated Survivor
1.2
6.175

Average Rating: 1.52
Average Viewership: 5.801


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.