Thursday, December 21, 2017

UPDATED Wednesday Ratings - 'Survivor' Finale Ticks Up, Flat with Last Spring and Fall Finales

On December 20, 2017, CBS won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.80 rating - followed by NBC (0.90), ABC (0.58), FOX (0.45) and The CW (0.25).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 8.263 million viewers - followed by NBC (3.567), ABC (2.724), FOX (1.855) and The CW (1.211).

ABC, NBC, FOX and The CW aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - The repeat of Pitch Perfect was adjusted up. Survivor Reunion and the repeat of Will & Grace were adjusted down.

CBS (1.80 Rating, 8.263 Million Viewers)
        SURVIVOR (1.9, +0.1) SEASON FINALE
        SURVIVOR: REUNION SPECIAL (1.2)

NBC (0.90 Rating, 3.567 Million Viewers)
        WILL & GRACE (0.6) REPEAT
        PITCH PERFECT (1.0) REPEAT

ABC (0.58 Rating, 2.724 Million Viewers)
        THE GOLDBERGS (0.7) REPEAT
        SPEECHLESS (0.7) REPEAT
        MODERN FAMILY (0.7) REPEAT
        AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE (0.6) REPEAT
        MATCH GAME (0.4) REPEAT

FOX (0.45 Rating, 1.855 Million Viewers)
        EMPIRE (0.5) REPEAT
        STAR (0.4) REPEAT

THE CW (0.25 Rating, 1.211 Million Viewers)
        GRANDMA GOT RUN OVER BY A REINDEER (0.3) REPEAT
        THE TOP 12 GREATEST CHRISTMAS MOVIES OF ALL TIME (0.2) REPEAT


                                     The Final Ratings for Wednesday, December 20 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
CBS
Survivor (8-10:33)
1.9
8.702

ABC
The Goldbergs - R
0.7
3.413

NBC
Will & Grace - R
0.6
3.639

FOX
Empire - R
0.5
2.070

The CW
Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer - R
0.3
1.340
8:30 PM
NBC
Pitch Perfect (8:30-11) - R
1.0
3.514

ABC
Speechless - R
0.7
2.804
9:00 PM
ABC
Modern Family - R
0.7
3.021

FOX
Star - R
0.4
1.542

The CW
The Top 12 Greatest Christmas Movies - R
0.2
1.030
9:30 PM
ABC
American Housewife - R
0.6
2.509
10:00 PM
ABC
Match Game - R
0.4
2.283
10:30 PM
CBS
Survivor: Reunion Special (10:33-11)
1.2
5.970

Average Rating: 0.71
Average Viewership: 3.218


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.