Thursday, January 5, 2017

UPDATED Wednesday Ratings - 'Star' Drops in Official Debut; 'Modern Family' & 'SVU' Rise; 'Blindspot' & 'Lethal Weapon' Steady

On January 4, 2017, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.70 rating - followed by FOX (1.50), NBC (1.37), CBS (1.17) and The CW (0.25).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 6.573 million viewers - followed by ABC (5.942), NBC (5.889), FOX (5.444) and The CW (0.753).




UPDATE - Modern Family, Lethal Weapon and Criminal Minds were adjusted up. The repeat of Arrow was adjusted down.

ABC (1.70 Rating, 5.942 Million Viewers)
        THE GOLDBERGS (1.9, +0.2)
        SPEECHLESS (1.7, +0.1)
        MODERN FAMILY (2.4, +0.4)
        BLACK-ISH (1.7, +0.1)
        MATCH GAME (1.3) SEASON PREMIERE

FOX (1.50 Rating, 5.444 Million Viewers)
        LETHAL WEAPON (1.5, +0.1)
        STAR (1.6, -0.6)

NBC (1.37 Rating, 5.889 Million Viewers)
        BLINDSPOT (1.1, +0.0)
        LAW & ORDER: SVU (1.5, +0.2)
        CHICAGO P.D. (1.5, -0.2)

CBS (1.17 Rating, 6.573 Million Viewers)
        UNDERCOVER BOSS (1.2, +0.1)
        CRIMINAL MINDS (1.4, +0.1)
        CODE BLACK (1.0, +0.1)

THE CW (0.25 Rating, 0.753 Million Viewers)
        ARROW (0.2) REPEAT
        FREQUENCY (0.2, +0.0)


                                          The Final Ratings for Wednesday, January 4 

Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00.
ABC
The Goldbergs
1.9
6.730

FOX
Lethal Weapon
1.5
6.206

CBS
Undercover Boss
1.2
6.406

NBC
Blindspot
1.1
5.139

The CW
Arrow - R
0.2
0.745
8:30.
ABC
Speechless
1.7
5.748
9:00.
ABC
Modern Family
2.4
7.568

FOX
Star
1.6
4.716

NBC
Law & Order: SVU
1.5
5.823

CBS
Criminal Minds
1.4
7.265

The CW
Frequency
0.2
0.667
9:30.
ABC
black-ish
1.7
5.791
10:00.
NBC
Chicago P.D.
1.5
6.297

ABC
Match Game
1.3
4.897

CBS
Code Black
1.0
5.975

Average Rating: 1.35
Average Viewership: 5.332


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.