Friday, March 17, 2017

Wednesday Ratings - 'Lethal Weapon' and 'Star' Finales Tick Up; 'The 100,' 'The Goldbergs' and 'Speechless' Dip

On March 15, 2017, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.47 rating - followed by NBC (1.40), CBS (1.30), FOX (1.30) and The CW (0.40).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 6.914 million viewers - followed by NBC (6.698), ABC (5.137), FOX (4.982) and The CW (1.254).




ABC (1.47 Rating, 5.137 Million Viewers)
        THE GOLDBERGS (1.5, -0.2)
        SPEECHLESS (1.3, -0.2)
        MODERN FAMILY (1.9, +0.0)
        BLACK-ISH (1.5, +0.1)
        DESIGNATED SURVIVOR (1.3, +0.0)

NBC (1.40 Rating, 6.698 Million Viewers)
        THE VOICE (1.6)
        CHICAGO P.D. (1.0) REPEAT

CBS (1.30 Rating, 6.914 Million Viewers)
        SURVIVOR: GAME CHANGERS (1.7, +0.0)
        CRIMINAL MINDS (1.3, +0.0)
        CRIMINAL MINDS: BEYOND BORDERS (0.9, +0.0)

FOX (1.30 Rating, 4.982 Million Viewers)
        LETHAL WEAPON (1.3, +0.1) SEASON FINALE
        STAR (1.3, +0.1) SEASON FINALE

THE CW (0.40 Rating, 1.254 Million Viewers)
        ARROW (0.5, -0.1)
        THE 100 (0.3, -0.1)


                                          The Final Ratings for Wednesday, March 15 

Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00.
CBS
Survivor: Game Changers
1.7
7.866

NBC
The Voice (8-10)
1.6
7.631

ABC
The Goldbergs
1.5
5.422

FOX
Lethal Weapon
1.3
6.015

The CW
Arrow
0.5
1.525
8:30.
ABC
Speechless
1.3
4.630
9:00.
ABC
Modern Family
1.9
6.123

CBS
Criminal Minds
1.3
7.503

FOX
Star
1.3
3.949

The CW
The 100
0.3
0.982
9:30.
ABC
black-ish
1.5
4.883
10:00.
ABC
Designated Survivor
1.3
5.736

NBC
Chicago P.D. - R
1.0
4.832

CBS
Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders
0.9
5.373

Average Rating: 1.24
Average Viewership: 5.176


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.