Thursday, February 16, 2017

UPDATED Wednesday Ratings - 'Doubt' Opens Low; 'Modern Family' Hits New Series Low; 'Lethal Weapon' Ticks Up

On February 15, 2017, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.43 rating - followed by FOX (1.30), NBC (1.23), CBS (1.10) and The CW (0.50).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 5.995 million viewers - followed by NBC (5.675), FOX (5.225), ABC (5.196) and The CW (1.370).




UPDATE - Speechless was adjusted up. Blindspot and Law & Order: SVU were adjusted down.

ABC (1.43 Rating, 5.196 Million Viewers)
        THE GOLDBERGS (1.8, +0.0)
        SPEECHLESS (1.6, +0.0)
        MODERN FAMILY (2.0, -0.3)
        BLACK-ISH (1.5, +0.0)
        MATCH GAME (0.9, -0.1)

FOX (1.30 Rating, 5.225 Million Viewers)
        LETHAL WEAPON (1.4, +0.1)
        STAR (1.2, -0.1)

NBC (1.23 Rating, 5.675 Million Viewers)
        BLINDSPOT (0.8, -0.2)
        LAW & ORDER: SVU (1.4, -0.2)
        CHICAGO P.D. (1.3, +0.0)

CBS (1.10 Rating, 5.995 Million Viewers)
        HUNTED (1.2, +0.0)
        CRIMINAL MINDS (1.3, +0.1)
        DOUBT (0.8) SERIES PREMIERE

THE CW (0.50 Rating, 1.370 Million Viewers)
        ARROW (0.6, +0.0)
        THE 100 (0.4, +0.0)


                                          The Final Ratings for Wednesday, February 15 

Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00.
ABC
The Goldbergs
1.8
6.505

FOX
Lethal Weapon
1.4
6.365

CBS
Hunted
1.2
5.258

NBC
Blindspot
0.8
4.065

The CW
Arrow
0.6
1.663
8:30.
ABC
Speechless
1.6
5.639
9:00.
ABC
Modern Family
2.0
6.918

NBC
Law & Order: SVU
1.4
6.005

CBS
Criminal Minds
1.3
7.340

FOX
Star
1.2
4.074

The CW
The 100
0.4
1.045
9:30.
ABC
black-ish
1.5
5.272
10:00.
NBC
Chicago P.D.
1.3
6.679

ABC
Match Game
0.9
3.452

CBS
Doubt
0.8
5.306

Average Rating: 1.21
Average Viewership: 5.039


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.