Thursday, March 7, 2019

UPDATED Wednesday Ratings - 'Survivor' Edges Out 'American Idol'; 'Whiskey Cavalier' Receives Boost; '24 Hours' Finale Drops

On March 6, 2019, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.27 rating - followed by CBS (0.87), FOX (0.80), NBC (0.60) and The CW (0.25).

Furthermore, ABC won in total viewers with 6.971 million viewers - followed by CBS (4.385), NBC (4.385), FOX (2.689) and The CW (0.774).

NBC aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - American Idol was adjusted up.

ABC (1.27 Rating, 6.971 Million Viewers)
        AMERICAN IDOL (1.5)
        WHISKEY CAVALIER (0.9, +0.2)

CBS (0.87 Rating, 4.385 Million Viewers)
        SURVIVOR (1.5, +0.0)
        THE WORLD'S BEST (0.6, +0.2)

FOX (0.80 Rating, 2.689 Million Viewers)
        24 HOURS TO HELL AND BACK (0.8, -0.3)
        24 HOURS TO HELL AND BACK (0.8, -0.3) SEASON FINALE

NBC (0.60 Rating, 4.385 Million Viewers)
        CHICAGO MED (0.6) REPEAT
        CHICAGO FIRE (0.6) REPEAT
        CHICAGO P.D. (0.6) REPEAT

THE CW (0.25 Rating, 0.774 Million Viewers)
        RIVERDALE (0.3, +0.0)
        ALL AMERICAN (0.2, +0.0)


                                           The Final Ratings for Wednesday, March 6 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
CBS
Survivor
1.5
7.247

ABC
American Idol (8-10)
1.5
7.824

FOX
24 Hours to Hell and Back
0.8
2.611

NBC
Chicago Med - R
0.6
4.714

The CW
Riverdale
0.3
0.921
9:00 PM
FOX
24 Hours to Hell and Back
0.8
2.717

NBC
Chicago Fire - R
0.6
4.431

CBS
The World’s Best (9-11)
0.6
2.904

The CW
All American
0.2
0.588
10:00 PM
ABC
Whiskey Cavalier
0.9
5.312

NBC
Chicago P.D. - R
0.6
3.946

Average Rating: 0.76
Average Viewership: 3.929


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.