Thursday, April 19, 2018

UPDATED Wednesday Ratings - 'Riverdale' Musical Ticks Up; 'Criminal Minds' Finale Holds Steady; 'Empire' Drops

On April 18, 2018, FOX won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.50 rating - followed by NBC (1.33), CBS (1.17), ABC (0.67) and The CW (0.40).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 7.118 million viewers - followed by CBS (6.327), FOX (4.676), ABC (3.231) and The CW (1.041).




UPDATE - Empire, The Voice and the repeat of Modern Family were adjusted up.

FOX (1.50 Rating, 4.676 Million Viewers)
        EMPIRE (1.8, -0.1)
        STAR (1.3, +0.0)

NBC (1.33 Rating, 7.118 Million Viewers)
        THE VOICE (1.5)
        LAW & ORDER: SVU (1.4, +0.3)
        CHICAGO P.D. (1.2, +0.1)

CBS (1.17 Rating, 6.327 Million Viewers)
        SURVIVOR (1.6, +0.0)
        CRIMINAL MINDS (1.0, +0.1)
        CRIMINAL MINDS (0.9, +0.0) SEASON FINALE

ABC (0.67 Rating, 3.231 Million Viewers)
        THE GOLDBERGS (0.7) REPEAT
        ALEX, INC. (0.6, -0.3)
        MODERN FAMILY (0.8) REPEAT
        AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE (0.8) REPEAT
        DESIGNATED SURVIVOR (0.6, +0.0)

THE CW (0.40 Rating, 1.041 Million Viewers)
        RIVERDALE (0.4, +0.1)
        THE ORIGINALS (0.4) SEASON PREMIERE


                                          The Final Ratings for Wednesday, April 18 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
FOX
Empire
1.8
5.408

CBS
Survivor
1.6
7.729

NBC
The Voice
1.5
8.384

ABC
The Goldbergs - R
0.7
3.393

The CW
Riverdale
0.4
1.104
8:30 PM
ABC
Alex, Inc.
0.6
2.755
9:00 PM
NBC
Law & Order: SVU
1.4
6.575

FOX
Star
1.3
4.000

CBS
Criminal Minds
1.0
5.917

ABC
Modern Family - R
0.8
3.129

The CW
The Originals
0.4
0.969
9:30 PM
ABC
American Housewife - R
0.8
2.935
10:00 PM
NBC
Chicago P.D.
1.2
6.620

CBS
Criminal Minds
0.9
5.388

ABC
Designated Survivor
0.6
3.506

Average Rating: 1.00
Average Viewership: 4.521


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.