Thursday, February 22, 2018

UPDATED Wednesday Ratings - 'Winter Olympics' Drops to Low Again; 'The Amazing Race' Finale Holds Steady

On February 21, 2018, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 3.33 rating - followed by CBS (1.03), FOX (0.60), ABC (0.55) and The CW (0.20).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 13.984 million viewers - followed by CBS (4.698), FOX (2.939), ABC (2.433) and The CW (0.716).

FOX and The CW aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - The repeats of The Goldbergs and American Housewife were adjusted down.

NBC (3.33 Rating, 13.984 Million Viewers)
        2018 WINTER OLYMPICS (3.3)

CBS (1.03 Rating, 4.698 Million Viewers)
        CELEBRITY BIG BROTHER (1.4, +0.2)
        THE AMAZING RACE (0.9, +0.0) SEASON FINALE

FOX (0.60 Rating, 2.939 Million Viewers)
        THE RESIDENT (0.5) REPEAT
        9-1-1 (0.7) REPEAT

ABC (0.55 Rating, 2.433 Million Viewers)
        THE GOLDBERGS (0.7) REPEAT
        SPEECHLESS (0.6) REPEAT
        MODERN FAMILY (0.6) REPEAT
        AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE (0.4) REPEAT
        MATCH GAME (0.4, -0.1)

THE CW (0.20 Rating, 0.716 Million Viewers)
        RIVERDALE (0.2) REPEAT
        PENN & TELLER: FOOL US (0.2) REPEAT


                                      The Final Ratings for Wednesday, February 21 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
NBC
2018 Winter Olympics (8-11)
3.3
14.132

CBS
Celebrity Big Brother
1.4
5.535

ABC
The Goldbergs - R
0.7
3.233

FOX
The Resident - R
0.5
2.542

The CW
Riverdale - R
0.2
0.572
8:30 PM
ABC
Speechless - R
0.6
2.359
9:00 PM
CBS
The Amazing Race (9-11)
0.9
4.343

FOX
9-1-1 - R
0.7
3.272

ABC
Modern Family - R
0.6
2.399

The CW
Penn & Teller: Fool Us - R
0.2
0.816
9:30 PM
ABC
American Housewife - R
0.4
2.075
10:00 PM
ABC
Match Game
0.4
2.104

Average Rating: 0.83
Average Viewership: 3.615


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.