Thursday, September 28, 2017

UPDATED Wednesday Ratings - 'Empire' and 'Designated Survivor' Return Steady with Finales; 'SEAL Team' Has Solid Premiere

On September 27, 2017, FOX won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 2.10 rating - followed by ABC (1.52), CBS (1.50), NBC (1.27) and The CW (0.30).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 8.273 million viewers - followed by FOX (6.212), NBC (5.970), ABC (5.756) and The CW (1.210).

The CW aired all repeats for the evening.

UPDATE - Survivor was adjusted up. The repeats of Arrow and Supernatural were adjusted down.

FOX (2.10 Rating, 6.212 Million Viewers)
        EMPIRE (2.4) SEASON PREMIERE
        STAR (1.8) SEASON PREMIERE

ABC (1.52 Rating, 5.756 Million Viewers)
        THE GOLDBERGS (1.8) SEASON PREMIERE
        SPEECHLESS (1.4) SEASON PREMIERE
        MODERN FAMILY (2.1) SEASON PREMIERE
        AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE (1.6) SEASON PREMIERE
        DESIGNATED SURVIVOR (1.1) SEASON PREMIERE

CBS (1.50 Rating, 8.273 Million Viewers)
        SURVIVOR (1.8) SEASON PREMIERE
        SEAL TEAM (1.5) SERIES PREMIERE
        CRIMINAL MINDS (1.3) SEASON PREMIERE

NBC (1.27 Rating, 5.970 Million Viewers)
        THE BLACKLIST (1.1) SEASON PREMIERE
        LAW & ORDER: SVU (1.4) SEASON PREMIERE
        CHICAGO P.D. (1.3) SEASON PREMIERE

THE CW (0.30 Rating, 1.210 Million Viewers)
        ARROW (0.2) REPEAT
        SUPERNATURAL (0.2) REPEAT


                                       The Final Ratings for Wednesday, September 27 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
FOX
Empire
2.4
7.054

ABC
The Goldbergs
1.8
6.197

CBS
Survivor
1.8
8.331

NBC
The Blacklist
1.1
6.388

The CW
Arrow - R
0.2
0.738
8:30 PM
ABC
Speechless
1.4
5.034
9:00 PM
ABC
Modern Family
2.1
7.005

FOX
Star
1.8
5.400

CBS
SEAL Team
1.5
9.873

NBC
Law & Order: SVU
1.4
5.638

The CW
Supernatural - R
0.2
0.576
9:30 PM
ABC
American Housewife
1.6
5.657
10:00 PM
CBS
Criminal Minds
1.3
7.001

NBC
Chicago P.D.
1.3
6.114

ABC
Designated Survivor
1.1
5.496

Average Rating: 1.40
Average Viewership: 5.767


NOTE: For the 2017-18 broadcast season, Nielsen has determined that there are 119.6 million TV households. The Adults 18-49 demographic 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.