Thursday, November 9, 2017

UPDATED Wednesday Ratings - 'CMA Awards' Dominates Night; 'Empire' Steady; 'Chicago P.D.' and 'Criminal Minds' Dip

On November 8, 2017, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 3.23 rating - followed by FOX (1.50), CBS (1.13), NBC (0.97) and The CW (0.35).

Furthermore, ABC won in total viewers with 14.286 million viewers - followed by CBS (6.456), NBC (5.006), FOX (4.597) and The CW (1.106).




UPDATE - There were no adjustments to any of the preliminary ratings.

ABC (3.23 Rating, 14.286 Million Viewers)
        THE 51ST ANNUAL CMA AWARDS (3.2)

FOX (1.50 Rating, 4.597 Million Viewers)
        EMPIRE (1.8, +0.0)
        STAR (1.2, -0.1)

CBS (1.13 Rating, 6.456 Million Viewers)
        SURVIVOR (1.6, +0.0)
        SEAL TEAM (0.9, -0.1)
        CRIMINAL MINDS (0.9, -0.1)

NBC (0.97 Rating, 5.006 Million Viewers)
        THE BLACKLIST (0.9, +0.0)
        LAW & ORDER: SVU (1.1, -0.1)
        CHICAGO P.D. (0.9, -0.2)

THE CW (0.35 Rating, 1.106 Million Viewers)
        RIVERDALE (0.5, -0.1)
        DYNASTY (0.2, +0.0)


                                       The Final Ratings for Wednesday, November 8 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
ABC
The 51st Annual CMA Awards (8-11)
3.2
14.274

FOX
Empire
1.8
5.400

CBS
Survivor
1.6
7.821

NBC
The Blacklist
0.9
5.041

The CW
Riverdale
0.5
1.469
9:00 PM
FOX
Star
1.2
3.761

NBC
Law & Order: SVU
1.1
4.971

CBS
SEAL Team
0.9
6.217

The CW
Dynasty
0.2
0.715
10:00 PM
CBS
Criminal Minds
0.9
5.500

NBC
Chicago P.D.
0.9
5.161

Average Rating: 1.20
Average Viewership: 5.485


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.