Thursday, September 27, 2018

UPDATED Wednesday Ratings - 'Empire' Leads Night; 'A Million Little Things' Opens Low; 'Chicago' Lineup Holds Steady

On September 26, 2018, FOX won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.70 rating - followed by CBS (1.63), ABC (1.28), NBC (1.20) and The CW (0.10).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 7.591 million viewers - followed by CBS (6.694), FOX (5.403), ABC (4.999) and The CW (0.543).



UPDATE - Survivor, Big Brother and Chicago Fire were adjusted up. Star was adjusted down.

FOX (1.70 Rating, 5.403 Million Viewers)
        EMPIRE (1.9) SEASON PREMIERE
        STAR (1.4) SEASON PREMIERE

CBS (1.63 Rating, 6.694 Million Viewers)
        SURVIVOR (1.7) SEASON PREMIERE
        BIG BROTHER (1.7, +0.2) SEASON FINALE

ABC (1.28 Rating, 4.999 Million Viewers)
        THE GOLDBERGS (1.4) SEASON PREMIERE
        AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE (1.2) SEASON PREMIERE
        MODERN FAMILY (1.6) SEASON PREMIERE
        SINGLE PARENTS (1.3) SERIES PREMIERE
        A MILLION LITTLE THINGS (1.1) SERIES PREMIERE

NBC (1.20 Rating, 7.591 Million Viewers)
        CHICAG MED (1.2) SEASON PREMIERE
        CHICAGO FIRE (1.3) SEASON PREMIERE
        CHICAGO P.D. (1.2) SEASON PREMIERE

THE CW (0.10 Rating, 0.543 Million Viewers)
        BURDEN OF TRUTH (0.1, +0.0)
        SUPERGIRL (0.1) REPEAT


                                        The Final Ratings for Wednesday, September 26 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
FOX
Empire
1.9
6.093

CBS
Survivor (8-9:30)
1.7
7.831

ABC
The Goldbergs
1.4
5.150

NBC
Chicago Med
1.2
7.783

The CW
Burden of Truth
0.1
0.576
8:30 PM
ABC
American Housewife
1.2
4.428
9:00 PM
ABC
Modern Family
1.6
5.401

FOX
Star
1.4
4.638

NBC
Chicago Fire
1.3
8.077

The CW
Supergirl - R
0.1
0.519
9:30 PM
CBS
Big Brother (9:30-11)
1.7
5.647

ABC
Single Parents
1.3
4.907
10:00 PM
NBC
Chicago P.D.
1.2
7.144

ABC
A Million Little Things
1.1
5.074

Average Rating: 1.23
Average Viewership: 5.233


NOTE: For the 2018-19 broadcast season, Nielsen has determined that there are 119.9 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.