Thursday, December 8, 2016

UPDATED Wednesday Ratings - 'Hairspray Live' on Par with 'Peter Pan Live'; 'Empire,' 'Survivor,' 'black-ish' & 'Arrow' Fall

On December 7, 2016, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 2.27 rating - followed by FOX (1.95), CBS (1.37), ABC (1.22) and The CW (0.45).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 8.819 million viewers - followed by CBS (7.613), FOX (6.621), ABC (4.787) and The CW (1.405).




UPDATE - The repeat of Modern Family was adjusted up.

NBC (2.27 Rating, 8.819 Million Viewers)
        HAIRSPRAY LIVE! (2.3)

FOX (1.95 Rating, 6.621 Million Viewers)
        LETHAL WEAPON (1.4, -0.2)
        EMPIRE (2.5, -0.4)

CBS (1.37 Rating, 7.613 Million Viewers)
        SURVIVOR: MILLENNIALS VS. GEN X (1.7, -0.2)
        CRIMINAL MINDS (1.3, -0.1)
        CODE BLACK (1.1, +0.1)

ABC (1.22 Rating, 4.787 Million Viewers)
        THE GOLDBERGS (1.5, -0.2)
        SPEECHLESS (1.3, -0.2)
        MODERN FAMILY (1.2) REPEAT
        BLACK-ISH (1.2, -0.5)
        DESIGNATED SURVIVOR (1.1, -0.2)

THE CW (0.45 Rating, 1.405 Million Viewers)
        ARROW (0.7, -0.6)
        FREQUENCY (0.2, -0.1)


                                         The Final Ratings for Wednesday, December 7 

Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00.
NBC
Hairspray Live! (8-11)
2.3
9.045

CBS
Survivor: Millennials vs. Gen X
1.7
8.496

ABC
The Goldbergs
1.5
5.401

FOX
Lethal Weapon
1.4
6.257

The CW
Arrow
0.7
1.944
8:30.
ABC
Speechless
1.3
4.593
9:00.
FOX
Empire
2.5
6.997

CBS
Criminal Minds
1.3
7.768

ABC
Modern Family - R
1.2
4.298

The CW
Frequency
0.2
0.847
9:30.
ABC
black-ish
1.2
4.219
10:00.
CBS
Code Black
1.1
6.747

ABC
Designated Survivor
1.1
5.184

Average Rating: 1.35
Average Viewership: 5.523


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.