Thursday, May 10, 2018

UPDATED Wednesday Ratings - 'Chicago P.D.' Finale Holds Steady; 'The Blacklist,' 'Designated Survivor' and 'The Originals' Drop

On May 9, 2018, FOX won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.40 rating - followed by CBS (1.03), NBC (1.00), ABC (0.88) and The CW (0.35).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 6.285 million viewers - followed by NBC (5.622), FOX (4.413), ABC (3.853) and The CW (0.885).




UPDATE - The Blacklist was adjusted up.

FOX (1.40 Rating, 4.413 Million Viewers)
        EMPIRE (1.6, -0.1)
        STAR (1.2, +0.0)

CBS (1.03 Rating, 6.285 Million Viewers)
        SURVIVOR (1.5, +0.0)
        SEAL TEAM (0.9, +0.0)
        CODE BLACK (0.7, +0.0)

NBC (1.00 Rating, 5.622 Million Viewers)
        THE BLACKLIST (0.8, +0.0)
        LAW & ORDER: SVU (1.1, -0.1)
        CHICAGO P.D. (1.2, +0.0) SEASON FINALE

ABC (0.88 Rating, 3.853 Million Viewers)
        THE GOLDBERGS (1.2, +0.0)
        ALEX, INC. (0.7, -0.1)
        MODERN FAMILY (1.3, +0.1)
        AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE (1.1, +0.2)
        DESIGNATED SURVIVOR (0.5, -0.1)

THE CW (0.35 Rating, 0.885 Million Viewers)
        RIVERDALE (0.4, +0.0)
        THE ORIGINALS (0.3, -0.1)


                                          The Final Ratings for Wednesday, May 9 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
FOX
Empire
1.6
5.022

CBS
Survivor
1.5
7.743

ABC
The Goldbergs
1.2
4.743

NBC
The Blacklist
0.8
4.955

The CW
Riverdale
0.4
1.000
8:30 PM
ABC
Alex, Inc.
0.7
3.033
9:00 PM
ABC
Modern Family
1.3
4.734

FOX
Star
1.2
3.720

NBC
Law & Order: SVU
1.1
5.713

CBS
SEAL Team
0.9
6.153

The CW
The Originals
0.3
0.756
9:30 PM
ABC
American Housewife
1.1
4.121
10:00 PM
NBC
Chicago P.D.
1.2
6.343

CBS
Code Black
0.7
5.028

ABC
Designated Survivor
0.5
3.286

Average Rating: 0.97
Average Viewership: 4.423


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.