Thursday, April 5, 2018

UPDATED Wednesday Ratings - 'Empire,' 'Star,' 'Survivor' and 'Alex, Inc.' Drop; 'Modern Family' and 'Life Sentence' Rise

On April 4, 2018, FOX won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.50 rating - followed by CBS (1.10), ABC (1.05), NBC (0.77) and The CW (0.20).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 6.494 million viewers - followed by FOX (4.909), ABC (4.515), NBC (4.478) and The CW (0.503).




UPDATE - Empire, Survivor and The Goldbergs were adjusted up. Designated Survivor and Life Sentence were adjusted down.

FOX (1.50 Rating, 4.909 Million Viewers)
        EMPIRE (1.8, -0.2)
        STAR (1.3, -0.2)

CBS (1.10 Rating, 6.494 Million Viewers)
        SURVIVOR (1.7, +0.0)
        NCIS (0.7) REPEAT
        CRIMINAL MINDS (1.0, -0.1)

ABC (1.05 Rating, 4.515 Million Viewers)
        THE GOLDBERGS (1.4, +0.0)
        ALEX, INC. (0.9, -0.2)
        MODERN FAMILY (1.5, +0.1)
        AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE (1.2, -0.1)
        DESIGNATED SURVIVOR (0.6, -0.1)

NBC (0.77 Rating, 4.478 Million Viewers)
        THE BLACKLIST (0.9, +0.0)
        LAW & ORDER: SVU (0.7) REPEAT
        CHICAGO P.D. (0.7) REPEAT

THE CW (0.20 Rating, 0.503 Million Viewers)
        RIVERDALE (0.2) REPEAT
        LIFE SENTENCE (0.1, +0.0)


                                          The Final Ratings for Wednesday, April 4 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
FOX
Empire
1.8
5.573

CBS
Survivor: Ghost Island
1.7
8.416

ABC
The Goldbergs
1.4
5.367

NBC
The Blacklist
0.9
5.383

The CW
Riverdale - R
0.2
0.510
8:30 PM
ABC
Alex, Inc.
0.9
3.730
9:00 PM
ABC
Modern Family
1.5
5.610

FOX
Star
1.3
4.212

CBS
NCIS - R
0.7
5.212

NBC
Law & Order: SVU - R
0.7
3.842

The CW
Life Sentence
0.1
0.443
9:30 PM
ABC
American Housewife
1.2
4.720
10:00 PM
CBS
Criminal Minds
1.0
5.900

NBC
Chicago P.D. - R
0.7
4.246

ABC
Designated Survivor
0.6
3.836

Average Rating: 0.98
Average Viewership: 4.467


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.