Thursday, April 20, 2017

UPDATED Wednesday Ratings - 'Survivor' Leads Repeat-Filled Night; 'Designated Survivor' Ticks Up; 'Shots Fired' Dips

On April 19, 2017, CBS won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.40 rating - followed by ABC (0.93), NBC (0.83), FOX (0.80) and The CW (0.30).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 6.820 million viewers - followed by NBC (4.480), ABC (4.170), FOX (3.123) and The CW (1.146).

NBC and The CW aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - The repeat of Modern Family was adjusted up. The repeats of Law & Order: SVU, Arrow and Whose Line Is It Anyway? were adjusted down.

CBS (1.40 Rating, 6.820 Million Viewers)
        SURVIVOR: GAME CHANGERS (1.7, +0.0)
        CRIMINAL MINDS: BEYOND BORDERS (0.8, +0.0)

ABC (0.93 Rating, 4.170 Million Viewers)
        THE GOLDBERGS (1.0) REPEAT
        SPEECHLESS (0.9) REPEAT
        MODERN FAMILY (1.0) REPEAT
        BLACK-ISH (0.8) REPEAT
        DESIGNATED SURVIVOR (1.0, +0.1)

NBC (0.83 Rating, 4.480 Million Viewers)
        LAW & ORDER: SVU (0.7) REPEAT
        LAW & ORDER: SVU (0.9) REPEAT
        CHICAGO P.D. (0.8) REPEAT

FOX (0.80 Rating, 3.123 Million Viewers)
        SHOTS FIRED (0.8, -0.1)
        EMPIRE (0.8) REPEAT

THE CW (0.30 Rating, 1.146 Million Viewers)
        ARROW (0.1) REPEAT
        WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? (0.1) REPEAT
        WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? (0.2) REPEAT


                                           The Final Ratings for Wednesday, April 19 

Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00.
CBS
Survivor: Game Changers (8-10)
1.7
7.918

ABC
The Goldbergs - R
1.0
4.073

FOX
Shots Fired
0.8
3.193

NBC
Law & Order: SVU - R
0.7
4.208

The CW
Arrow - R
0.1
0.554
8:30.
ABC
Speechless - R
0.9
3.521
9:00.
ABC
Modern Family - R
1.0
3.905

NBC
Law & Order: SVU - R
0.9
4.697

FOX
Empire - R
0.8
3.035

The CW
Whose Line Is It Anyway? - R
0.1
0.587
9:30.
ABC
black-ish - R
0.8
3.471

The CW
Whose Line Is It Anyway? - R
0.2
0.624
10:00.
ABC
Designated Survivor
1.0
5.056

CBS
Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders
0.8
4.744

NBC
Chicago P.D. - R
0.8
4.269

Average Rating: 0.77
Average Viewership: 3.590


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.