Thursday, March 9, 2017

UPDATED Wednesday Ratings - 'Survivor' & 'Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders' Return Down; 'Designated Survivor' Ticks Up

On March 8, 2017, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.52 rating - followed by CBS (1.40), FOX (1.15), NBC (0.80) and The CW (0.25).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 6.886 million viewers - followed by ABC (5.673), FOX (4.862), NBC (4.316) and The CW (0.781).

NBC and The CW aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - Star was adjusted up. The repeats of Law & Order: SVU and Arrow were adjusted down.

ABC (1.52 Rating, 5.673 Million Viewers)
        THE GOLDBERGS (1.7, -0.1)
        SPEECHLESS (1.5, -0.1)
        MODERN FAMILY (1.9, -0.1)
        BLACK-ISH (1.4, -0.2)
        DESIGNATED SURVIVOR (1.3, +0.1)

CBS (1.40 Rating, 6.886 Million Viewers)
        SURVIVOR: GAME CHANGERS (1.7) SEASON PREMIERE
        CRIMINAL MINDS: BEYOND BORDERS (0.9) SEASON PREMIERE

FOX (1.15 Rating, 4.862 Million Viewers)
        LETHAL WEAPON (1.2, -0.2)
        STAR (1.2, +0.1)

NBC (0.80 Rating, 4.316 Million Viewers)
        LAW & ORDER: SVU (0.7) REPEAT
        LAW & ORDER: SVU (0.8) REPEAT
        CHICAGO P.D. (0.7) REPEAT

THE CW (0.25 Rating, 0.781 Million Viewers)
        ARROW (0.2) REPEAT
        THE 100 (0.2) REPEAT


                                         The Final Ratings for Wednesday, March 8 

Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00.
CBS
Survivor: Game Changers (8-10)
1.7
7.643

ABC
The Goldbergs
1.7
5.700

FOX
Lethal Weapon
1.2
5.925

NBC
Law & Order: SVU - R
0.7
4.033

The CW
Arrow - R
0.2
0.850
8:30.
ABC
Speechless
1.5
4.993
9:00.
ABC
Modern Family
1.9
6.492

FOX
Star
1.2
3.798

NBC
Law & Order: SVU - R
0.8
4.418

The CW
The 100 - R
0.2
0.577
9:30.
ABC
black-ish
1.4
5.086
10:00.
ABC
Designated Survivor
1.3
5.863

CBS
Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders
0.9
5.351

NBC
Chicago P.D. - R
0.7
3.961

Average Rating: 1.10
Average Viewership: 4.621


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.