Thursday, May 4, 2017

UPDATED Wednesday Ratings - 'Empire,' 'Modern Family' and 'SVU' Hit Series Lows; 'Survivor' and 'black-ish' Steady

On May 3, 2017, CBS won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.37 rating - followed by FOX (1.30), ABC (1.20), NBC (1.00) and The CW (0.45).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 6.776 million viewers - followed by NBC (5.042), ABC (4.759), FOX (4.341) and The CW (1.328).




UPDATE - Criminal Minds, Empire, Modern Family and Chicago P.D. were adjusted up. The 100 was adjusted down.

CBS (1.37 Rating, 6.776 Million Viewers)
        SURVIVOR: GAME CHANGERS (1.8, +0.0)
        CRIMINAL MINDS (1.5, +0.2)
        CRIMINAL MINDS: BEYOND BORDERS (0.9, +0.1)

FOX (1.30 Rating, 4.341 Million Viewers)
        SHOTS FIRED (0.8, +0.0)
        EMPIRE (1.9, -0.2)

ABC (1.20 Rating, 4.749 Million Viewers)
        THE GOLDBERGS (1.4, +0.0)
        SPEECHLESS (1.2, +0.0)
        MODERN FAMILY (1.7, -0.2)
        BLACK-ISH (1.2, -0.1)
        DESIGNATED SURVIVOR (0.9, -0.2)

NBC (1.00 Rating, 5.042 Million Viewers)
        BLINDSPOT (0.9, +0.0)
        LAW & ORDER: SVU (1.0, -0.1)
        CHICAGO P.D. (1.2, +0.0)

THE CW (0.45 Rating, 1.328 Million Viewers)
        ARROW (0.5, +0.0)
        THE 100 (0.3, +0.0)


                                           The Final Ratings for Wednesday, May 3 

Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00.
CBS
Survivor: Game Changers
1.8
8.258

ABC
The Goldbergs
1.4
5.158

NBC
Blindspot
0.9
4.178

FOX
Shots Fired
0.8
3.098

The CW
Arrow
0.5
1.358
8:30.
ABC
Speechless
1.2
4.410
9:00.
FOX
Empire
1.9
5.596

ABC
Modern Family
1.7
5.650

CBS
Criminal Minds
1.5
7.366

NBC
Law & Order: SVU
1.0
5.063

The CW
The 100
0.3
0.854
9:30.
ABC
black-ish
1.2
4.166
10:00.
NBC
Chicago P.D.
1.2
6.150

CBS
Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders
0.9
5.004

ABC
Designated Survivor
0.9
4.621


Average Rating: 1.15
Average Viewership: 4.729


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.