Thursday, May 17, 2018

UPDATED Wednesday Ratings - 'Modern Family,' 'The Goldbergs,' 'SEAL Team' and 'Riverdale' Finales Steady

On May 16, 2018, FOX won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.45 rating - followed by CBS (1.03), ABC (0.93), NBC (0.77) and The CW (0.35).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 6.478 million viewers - followed by NBC (4.712), FOX (4.489), ABC (4.113) and The CW (1.054).




UPDATE - Survivor and The Blacklist were adjusted up.

FOX (1.45 Rating, 4.489 Million Viewers)
        EMPIRE (1.6, +0.0)
        STAR (1.3, +0.1)

CBS (1.03 Rating, 6.478 Million Viewers)
        SURVIVOR (1.5, +0.0)
        SEAL TEAM (0.9, +0.0) SEASON FINALE
        CODE BLACK (0.8, +0.1)

ABC (0.93 Rating, 4.113 Million Viewers)
        THE GOLDBERGS (1.2, +0.0) SEASON FINALE
        ALEX, INC. (0.8, +0.1) SERIES FINALE
        MODERN FAMILY (1.3, +0.0) SEASON FINALE
        AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE (1.1, +0.0) SEASON FINALE
        DESIGNATED SURVIVOR (0.6, +0.1) SERIES FINALE

NBC (0.77 Rating, 4.712 Million Viewers)
        THE BLACKLIST (0.8, +0.0) SEASON FINALE
        LAW & ORDER: SVU (1.0, -0.1)
        INSIDE THE ROYAL WEDDING: HARRY AND MEGHAN (0.6)

THE CW (0.35 Rating, 1.054 Million Viewers)
        RIVERDALE (0.4, +0.0) SEASON FINALE
        THE ORIGINALS (0.3, +0.0)


                                           The Final Ratings for Wednesday, May 16 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
FOX
Empire
1.6
5.142

CBS
Survivor
1.5
7.543

ABC
The Goldbergs
1.2
5.087

NBC
The Blacklist
0.8
5.182

The CW
Riverdale
0.4
1.279
8:30 PM
ABC
Alex, Inc.
0.8
3.244
9:00 PM
ABC
Modern Family
1.3
5.020

FOX
Star
1.3
3.814

NBC
Law & Order: SVU
1.0
5.314

CBS
SEAL Team
0.9
6.135

The CW
The Originals
0.3
0.802
9:30 PM
ABC
American Housewife
1.1
4.149
10:00 PM
CBS
Code Black
0.8
5.943

NBC
Inside the Royal Wedding: Harry and Meghan
0.6
3.697

ABC
Designated Survivor
0.6
3.543

Average Rating: 0.95
Average Viewership: 4.393


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.