Thursday, May 18, 2017

UPDATED Wednesday Ratings - 'Downward Dog' Has Okay Premiere; 'Chicago P.D.' Finale Steady; 'Arrow' and 'Empire' Dip

On May 17, 2017, FOX won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.45 rating - followed by ABC (1.27), NBC (1.10), CBS (1.03) and The CW (0.40).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 5.706 million viewers - followed by NBC (5.369), ABC (5.134), FOX (4.521) and The CW (1.147).




UPDATE - Empire and Blindspot were adjusted up.

FOX (1.45 Rating, 4.521 Million Viewers)
        SHOTS FIRED (0.8, +0.0)
        EMPIRE (2.2, +0.0)

ABC (1.27 Rating, 5.134 Million Viewers)
        THE GOLDBERGS (1.4, +0.1) SEASON FINALE
        SPEECHLESS (1.2, +0.1) SEASON FINALE
        MODERN FAMILY (1.7, +0.1) SEASON FINALE
        DOWNWARD DOG (1.1) SERIES PREMIERE
        DESIGNATED SURVIVOR (1.1, +0.1) SEASON FINALE

NBC (1.10 Rating, 5.369 Million Viewers)
        BLINDSPOT (0.9, +0.1) SEASON FINALE
        LAW & ORDER: SVU (1.2, +0.1)
        CHICAGO P.D. (1.3, +0.0) SEASON FINALE

CBS (1.03 Rating, 5.706 Million Viewers)
        SURVIVOR: GAME CHANGERS (1.7, +0.0)
        CRIMINAL MINDS: BEYOND BORDERS (0.7, -0.1)
        CRIMINAL MINDS: BEYOND BORDERS (0.7, -0.1) SERIES FINALE

THE CW (0.40 Rating, 1.147 Million Viewers)
        ARROW (0.5, -0.1)
        THE 100 (0.3, +0.0)


                                           The Final Ratings for Wednesday, May 17 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00.
CBS
Survivor: Game Changers
1.7
8.273

ABC
The Goldbergs
1.4
5.271

NBC
Blindspot
0.9
4.276

FOX
Shots Fired
0.8
2.908

The CW
Arrow
0.5
1.444
8:30.
ABC
Speechless
1.2
4.522
9:00.
FOX
Empire
2.2
6.142

ABC
Modern Family
1.7
6.202

NBC
Law & Order: SVU
1.2
5.555

CBS
Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders
0.7
4.869

The CW
The 100
0.3
0.830
9:30.
ABC
Downward Dog
1.1
4.672
10:00.
NBC
Chicago P.D.
1.3
6.498

ABC
Designated Survivor
1.1
5.067

CBS
Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders
0.7
4.163

Average Rating: 1.12
Average Viewership: 4.713


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.