Thursday, October 4, 2018

UPDATED Wednesday Ratings - 'Chicago' Crossover Dominates in Viewers; 'SEAL Team' and 'Criminal Minds' Return Low

On October 3, 2018, FOX won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.35 rating - followed by NBC (1.27), ABC (1.08), CBS (1.00) and The CW (0.10).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 8.164 million viewers - followed by CBS (5.581), FOX (4.525), ABC (4.463) and The CW (0.563).




UPDATE - There were no adjustments to any of the preliminary ratings.

FOX (1.35 Rating, 4.525 Million Viewers)
        EMPIRE (1.5, -0.4)
        STAR (1.2, -0.2)

NBC (1.27 Rating, 8.164 Million Viewers)
        CHICAGO FIRE (1.3, +0.0)
        CHICAGO MED (1.3, +0.1)
        CHICAGO P.D. (1.2, +0.0)

ABC (1.08 Rating, 4.463 Million Viewers)
        THE GOLDBERGS (1.3, -0.1)
        AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE (1.1, -0.1)
        MODERN FAMILY (1.4, -0.2)
        SINGLE PARENTS (1.1, -0.2)
        A MILLION LITTLE THINGS (0.8, -0.3)

CBS (1.00 Rating, 5.581 Million Viewers)
        SURVIVOR (1.5, -0.2)
        SEAL TEAM (0.8) SEASON PREMIERE
        CRIMINAL MINDS (0.7) SEASON PREMIERE

THE CW (0.10 Rating, 0.563 Million Viewers)
        BURDEN OF TRUTH (0.1, +0.0) SEASON FINALE
        SUPERGIRL (0.1) REPEAT


                                     The Preliminary Ratings for Wednesday, October 3 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
CBS
Survivor
1.5
7.274

FOX
Empire
1.5
5.091

NBC
Chicago Fire
1.3
8.101

ABC
The Goldbergs
1.3
5.126

The CW
Burden of Truth
0.1
0.672
8:30 PM
ABC
American Housewife
1.1
4.484
9:00 PM
ABC
Modern Family
1.4
5.389

NBC
Chicago Med
1.3
8.833

FOX
Star
1.2
3.986

CBS
SEAL Team
0.8
5.023

The CW
Supergirl - R
0.1
0.416
9:30 PM
ABC
Single Parents
1.1
4.227
10:00 PM
NBC
Chicago P.D.
1.2
7.780

ABC
A Million Little Things
0.8
3.785

CBS
Criminal Minds
0.7
4.447

Average Rating: 1.03
Average Viewership: 4.976


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.