Thursday, October 19, 2017

UPDATED Wednesday Ratings - 'Empire,' 'SEAL Team,' 'Designated Survivor,' 'Chicago P.D.' and 'Riverdale' Drop

On October 18, 2017, FOX won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.55 rating - followed by CBS (1.27), ABC (1.20), NBC (1.07) and The CW (0.45).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 6.983 million viewers - followed by NBC (5.528), ABC (4.973), FOX (4.942) and The CW (1.377).




UPDATE - Survivor, SEAL Team and The Goldbergs were adjusted up. Criminal Minds was adjusted down.

FOX (1.55 Rating, 4.942 Million Viewers)
        EMPIRE (1.8, -0.2)
        STAR (1.3, -0.2)

CBS (1.27 Rating, 6.983 Million Viewers)
        SURVIVOR (1.8, +0.1)
        SEAL TEAM (1.1, -0.1)
        CRIMINAL MINDS (1.0, -0.1)

ABC (1.20 Rating, 4.973 Million Viewers)
        THE GOLDBERGS (1.5, +0.0)
        SPEECHLESS (1.1, +0.0)
        MODERN FAMILY (1.7, -0.1)
        AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE (1.4, +0.0)
        DESIGNATED SURVIVOR (0.8, -0.1)

NBC (1.07 Rating, 5.528 Million Viewers)
        THE BLACKLIST (0.9, -0.1)
        LAW & ORDER: SVU (1.2, +0.0)
        CHICAGO P.D. (1.1, -0.1)

THE CW (0.45 Rating, 1.377 Million Viewers)
        RIVERDALE (0.6, -0.2)
        DYNASTY (0.3, +0.0)


                                       The Final Ratings for Wednesday, October 18 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
FOX
Empire
1.8
5.646

CBS
Survivor
1.8
8.120

ABC
The Goldbergs
1.5
5.615

NBC
The Blacklist
0.9
5.462

The CW
Riverdale
0.6
1.764
8:30 PM
ABC
Speechless
1.1
4.364
9:00 PM
ABC
Modern Family
1.7
6.221

FOX
Star
1.3
4.217

NBC
Law & Order: SVU
1.2
5.599

CBS
SEAL Team
1.1
7.113

The CW
Dynasty
0.3
0.918
9:30 PM
ABC
American Housewife
1.4
5.110
10:00 PM
NBC
Chicago P.D.
1.1
5.785

CBS
Criminal Minds
1.0
5.939

ABC
Designated Survivor
0.8
4.335

Average Rating: 1.17
Average Viewership: 5.081


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.