Thursday, May 25, 2017

UPDATED Wednesday Ratings - 'Dirty Dancing' Draws 6.5 Million Viewers; 'Survivor,' 'Empire' and 'SVU' Finales Rise

On May 24, 2017, CBS won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.70 rating - followed by FOX (1.65), ABC (1.30), NBC (1.13) and The CW (0.45).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 7.769 million viewers - followed by ABC (6.587), NBC (5.348), FOX (5.161) and The CW (1.332).




UPDATE - Empire and Dirty Dancing were adjusted up. Survivor: Reunion Show was adjusted down.

CBS (1.70 Rating, 7.769 Million Viewers)
        SURVIVOR: GAME CHANGERS (1.9, +0.2)
        SURVIVOR REUNION SHOW (1.3)

FOX (1.65 Rating, 5.161 Million Viewers)
        SHOTS FIRED (0.9, +0.1) SERIES FINALE
        EMPIRE (2.5, +0.3) SEASON FINALE

ABC (1.30 Rating, 6.587 Million Viewers)
        DIRTY DANCING (1.4)

NBC (1.13 Rating, 5.348 Million Viewers)
        LAW & ORDER: SVU (0.7) REPEAT
        LAW & ORDER: SVU (1.3, +0.1)
        LAW & ORDER: SVU (1.4, +0.2) SEASON FINALE

THE CW (0.45 Rating, 1.332 Million Viewers)
        ARROW (0.6, +0.1) SEASON FINALE
        THE 100 (0.3, +0.0) SEASON FINALE


                                            The Final Ratings for Wednesday, May 24 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00.
CBS
Survivor: Game Changers (8-10)
1.9
8.478

ABC
Dirty Dancing (8-11)
1.4
6.613

FOX
Shots Fired
0.9
3.414

NBC
Law & Order: SVU - R
0.7
4.010

The CW
Arrow
0.6
1.723
9:00.
FOX
Empire
2.5
6.943

NBC
Law & Order: SVU
1.3
5.797

The CW
The 100
0.3
0.914
10:00.
NBC
Law & Order: SVU
1.4
6.215

CBS
Survivor: Reunion Special
1.3
5.843

Average Rating: 1.23
Average Viewership: 4.995


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.