Thursday, May 3, 2018

UPDATED Wednesday Ratings - 'Empire' and 'Riverdale' Steady; 'Survivor,' 'SVU' and 'American Housewife' Dip

On May 2, 2018, FOX won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.45 rating - followed by NBC (1.07), CBS (1.03), ABC (0.90) and The CW (0.40).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 6.268 million viewers - followed by NBC (5.935), FOX (4.566), ABC (3.944) and The CW (1.022).




UPDATE - Modern Family was adjusted down.

FOX (1.45 Rating, 4.566 Million Viewers)
        EMPIRE (1.7, +0.0)
        STAR (1.2, +0.0)

NBC (1.07 Rating, 5.935 Million Viewers)
        THE BLACKLIST (0.8, +0.0)
        LAW & ORDER: SVU (1.2, -0.2)
        CHICAGO P.D. (1.2, +0.0)

CBS (1.03 Rating, 6.268 Million Viewers)
        SURVIVOR (1.5, -0.1)
        SEAL TEAM (0.9, +0.1)
        CODE BLACK (0.7, +0.0)

ABC (0.90 Rating, 3.944 Million Viewers)
        THE GOLDBERGS (1.2, -0.1)
        ALEX, INC. (0.8, +0.2)
        MODERN FAMILY (1.2, -0.2)
        AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE (0.9, -0.2)
        DESIGNATED SURVIVOR (0.6, +0.0)

THE CW (0.40 Rating, 1.022 Million Viewers)
        RIVERDALE (0.4, +0.0)
        THE ORIGINALS (0.4, +0.0)


                                            The Final Ratings for Wednesday, May 2 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
FOX
Empire
1.7
5.284

CBS
Survivor
1.5
7.836

ABC
The Goldbergs
1.2
4.790

NBC
The Blacklist
0.8
5.540

The CW
Riverdale
0.4
1.111
8:30 PM
ABC
Alex, Inc.
0.8
3.063
9:00 PM
ABC
Modern Family
1.2
4.601

NBC
Law & Order: SVU
1.2
6.245

FOX
Star
1.2
3.790

CBS
SEAL Team
0.9
5.890

The CW
The Originals
0.4
0.898
9:30 PM
ABC
American Housewife
0.9
3.698
10:00 PM
NBC
Chicago P.D.
1.2
6.064

CBS
Code Black
0.7
5.171

ABC
Designated Survivor
0.6
3.471

Average Rating: 0.98
Average Viewership: 4.497


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.