Thursday, April 6, 2017

UPDATED Wednesday Ratings - 'Empire' Continues to Fall; 'Chicago P.D.' Ticks Up; 'Speechless' and 'Criminal Minds' Steady

On April 5, 2017, FOX won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.55 rating - followed by ABC (1.35), CBS (1.23), NBC (1.10) and The CW (0.30).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 6.653 million viewers - followed by ABC (5.247), NBC (5.206), FOX (4.977) and The CW (0.962).

The CW aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - Shots Fired, The Goldbergs, Speechless, Modern Family, Criminal Minds and Law & Order: SVU were adjusted up. Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders and the repeats of Arrow and Whose Line Is It Anyway? were adjusted down.

FOX (1.55 Rating, 4.977 Million Viewers)
        SHOTS FIRED (1.0, +0.0)
        EMPIRE (2.2, -0.2)

ABC (1.35 Rating, 5.247 Million Viewers)
        THE GOLDBERGS (1.6, -0.1)
        SPEECHLESS (1.4, +0.1)
        MODERN FAMILY (1.9, -0.2)
        BLACK-ISH (1.3, -0.2)
        DESIGNATED SURVIVOR (1.1, +0.0)

CBS (1.23 Rating, 6.653 Million Viewers)
        SURVIVOR: GAME CHANGERS (1.7, -0.1)
        CRIMINAL MINDS (1.3, +0.1)
        CRIMINAL MINDS: BEYOND BORDERS (0.7, -0.2)

NBC (1.10 Rating, 5.206 Million Viewers)
        BLINDSPOT (0.9, +0.0)
        LAW & ORDER: SVU (1.2, +0.1)
        CHICAGO P.D. (1.3, +0.1)

THE CW (0.30 Rating, 0.962 Million Viewers)
        ARROW (0.2) REPEAT
        WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? (0.2) REPEAT
        WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? (0.2) REPEAT


                                           The Final Ratings for Wednesday, April 5 

Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00.
CBS
Survivor: Game Changers
1.7
8.398

ABC
The Goldbergs
1.6
5.625

FOX
Shots Fired
1.0
3.659

NBC
Blindspot
0.9
4.336

The CW
Arrow - R
0.2
0.738
8:30.
ABC
Speechless
1.4
4.749
9:00.
FOX
Empire
2.2
6.351

ABC
Modern Family
1.9
6.254

CBS
Criminal Minds
1.3
7.035

NBC
Law & Order: SVU
1.2
5.071

The CW
Whose Line Is It Anyway? - R
0.2
0.646
9:30.
ABC
black-ish
1.3
4.578

The CW
Whose Line Is It Anyway? - R
0.2
0.689
10:00.
NBC
Chicago P.D.
1.3
6.517

ABC
Designated Survivor
1.1
5.189

CBS
Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders
0.7
4.606

Average Rating: 1.14
Average Viewership: 4.653


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.