Thursday, March 15, 2018

UPDATED Wednesday Ratings - 'Speechless,' 'The X-Files' and 'Riverdale' Drop; 'SVU' and 'Designated Survivor' Rise

On March 14, 2018, FOX won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.20 rating - followed by NBC (1.13), CBS (1.07), ABC (0.87) and The CW (0.30).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 6.176 million viewers - followed by NBC (6.003), FOX (4.738), ABC (3.716) and The CW (0.903).




UPDATE - The X-Files was adjusted down.

FOX (1.20 Rating, 4.738 Million Viewers)
        THE X-FILES (0.7, -0.2)
        9-1-1 (1.6, +0.0)

NBC (1.13 Rating, 6.003 Million Viewers)
        THE BLACKLIST (0.9, -0.1)
        LAW & ORDER: SVU (1.3, +0.1)
        CHICAGO P.D. (1.2, +0.0)

CBS (1.07 Rating, 6.176 Million Viewers)
        SURVIVOR (1.7, +0.0)
        NCIS (0.6) REPEAT
        CRIMINAL MINDS (0.9, +0.0)

ABC (0.87 Rating, 3.716 Million Viewers)
        SPEECHLESS (0.9, -0.3)
        SPEECHLESS (0.9, -0.3)
        MODERN FAMILY (1.0) REPEAT
        AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE (1.0, -0.1)
        DESIGNATED SURVIVOR (0.7, +0.1)

THE CW (0.30 Rating, 0.903 Million Viewers)
        RIVERDALE (0.4, -0.1)
        LIFE SENTENCE (0.2, +0.0)


                                        The Final Ratings for Wednesday, March 14 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
CBS
Survivor: Ghost Island
1.7
8.387

NBC
The Blacklist
0.9
5.546

ABC
Speechless
0.9
3.943

FOX
The X-Files
0.7
3.009

The CW
Riverdale
0.4
1.190
8:30 PM
ABC
Speechless
0.9
3.545
9:00 PM
FOX
9-1-1
1.6
6.548

NBC
Law & Order: SVU
1.3
6.129

ABC
Modern Family - R
1.0
3.520

CBS
NCIS - R
0.6
4.511

The CW
Life Sentence
0.2
0.563
9:30 PM
ABC
American Housewife
1.0
3.711
10:00 PM
NBC
Chicago P.D.
1.2
6.540

CBS
Criminal Minds
0.9
5.694

ABC
Designated Survivor
0.7
3.686

Average Rating: 0.93
Average Viewership: 4.435


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.