Thursday, October 18, 2018

UPDATED Wednesday Ratings - 'Empire,' 'Single Parents' and 'All American' Steady; 'Survivor' and 'The Goldbergs' Drop

On October 17, 2018, FOX won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.40 rating - followed by NBC (1.23), ABC (1.00), CBS (0.97) and The CW (0.30).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 7.508 million viewers - followed by CBS (5.779), FOX (4.516), ABC (4.044) and The CW (0.952).




UPDATE - Chicago P.D. and Single Parents were adjusted down.

FOX (1.40 Rating, 4.516 Million Viewers)
        EMPIRE (1.6, +0.0)
        STAR (1.2, -0.1)

NBC (1.23 Rating, 7.508 Million Viewers)
        CHICAGO MED (1.2, -0.1)
        CHICAGO FIRE (1.3, -0.1)
        CHICAGO P.D. (1.1, -0.1)

ABC (1.00 Rating, 4.044 Million Viewers)
        THE GOLDBERGS (1.1, -0.2)
        AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE (1.0, +0.0)
        MODERN FAMILY (1.3, -0.1)
        SINGLE PARENTS (0.9, -0.1)
        A MILLION LITTLE THINGS (0.8, +0.0)

CBS (0.97 Rating, 5.779 Million Viewers)
        SURVIVOR (1.4, -0.2)
        SEAL TEAM (0.8, -0.1)
        CRIMINAL MINDS (0.7, -0.1)

THE CW (0.30 Rating, 0.952 Million Viewers)
        RIVERDALE (0.4, -0.1)
        ALL AMERICAN (0.2, +0.0)


                                        The Final Ratings for Wednesday, October 17 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
FOX
Empire
1.6
5.213

CBS
Survivor
1.4
7.215

NBC
Chicago Med
1.2
7.710

ABC
The Goldbergs
1.1
4.895

The CW
Riverdale
0.4
1.276
8:30 PM
ABC
American Housewife
1.0
4.169
9:00 PM
NBC
Chicago Fire
1.3
7.880

ABC
Modern Family
1.3
5.029

FOX
Star
1.2
3.751

CBS
SEAL Team
0.8
5.399

The CW
All American
0.2
0.609
9:30 PM
ABC
Single Parents
0.9
3.475
10:00 PM
NBC
Chicago P.D.
1.1
6.953

ABC
A Million Little Things
0.8
3.334

CBS
Criminal Minds
0.7
4.395

Average Rating: 1.00
Average Viewership: 4.754


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.