Thursday, December 22, 2016

UPDATED Wednesday Ratings - 'Undercover Boss' Leads Night; 'Code Black' Drops; 'Terry Crews Saves Christmas' Steady

On December 21, 2016, CBS won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.00 rating - followed by ABC (0.80), FOX (0.75), NBC (0.73) and The CW (0.25).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 5.719 million viewers - followed by ABC (3.328), NBC (3.265), FOX (3.213) and The CW (0.732).

NBC and FOX aired all repeats for the evening.

UPDATE - The repeats of The Goldbergs, American Housewife, Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas and Law & Order: SVU were adjusted down.

CBS (1.00 Rating, 5.719 Million Viewers)
        UNDERCOVER BOSS (1.1) SEASON PREMIERE
        UNDERCOVER BOSS (1.0)
        CODE BLACK (0.9, -0.2)

ABC (0.80 Rating, 3.328 Million Viewers)
        THE GOLDBERGS (0.9) REPEAT
        AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE (0.8) REPEAT
        MODERN FAMILY (0.9) REPEAT
        THE REAL O'NEALS (0.8) REPEAT
        GAME CHANGERS WITH ROBIN ROBERTS (0.6)

FOX (0.75 Rating, 3.213 Million Viewers)
        LETHAL WEAPON (0.8) REPEAT
        STAR (0.7) REPEAT

NBC (0.73 Rating, 3.265 Million Viewers)
        ELF: BUDDY'S MUSICAL CHRISTMAS (0.7) REPEAT
        LAW & ORDER: SVU (0.6) REPEAT
        CHICAGO P.D. (0.7) REPEAT

THE CW (0.25 Rating, 0.732 Million Viewers)
        TERRY CREWS SAVES CHRISTMAS (0.3, +0.0)
        ARROW (0.2) REPEAT


                                       The Final Ratings for Wednesday, December 21 

Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00.
CBS
Undercover Boss
1.1
5.897

ABC
The Goldbergs - R
0.9
4.003

FOX
Lethal Weapon - R
0.8
3.796

NBC
Elf: Buddy’s Musical Christmas - R
0.7
2.944

The CW
Terry Crews Saves Christmas
0.3
0.770
8:30.
ABC
American Housewife - R
0.8
3.295
9:00.
CBS
Undercover Boss
1.0
5.374

ABC
Modern Family - R
0.9
3.939

FOX
Star - R
0.7
2.626

NBC
Law & Order: SVU - R
0.6
3.302

The CW
Arrow - R
0.2
0.627
9:30.
ABC
The Real O’Neals - R
0.8
2.943
10:00.
CBS
Code Black
0.9
5.975

NBC
Chicago P.D. - R
0.7
3.471

ABC
Game Changers with Robin Roberts
0.6
2.712

Average Rating: 0.73
Average Viewership: 3.445


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.