Thursday, May 16, 2019

UPDATED Wednesday Ratings - 'Survivor' and 'Riverdale' Finales Steady; 'Chicago Med' and 'Chicago P.D.' Rise

On May 15, 2019, CBS won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.40 rating - followed by NBC (1.03), ABC (0.53), FOX (0.40) and The CW (0.25).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 7.497 million viewers - followed by CBS (6.786), ABC (2.377), FOX (1.597) and The CW (0.774).




UPDATE - Chicago Fire was adjusted up. The Survivor reunion was adjusted down.

CBS (1.40 Rating, 6.786 Million Viewers)
        SURVIVOR (1.5, +0.0) SEASON FINALE
        SURVIVOR: REUNION (0.9)

NBC (1.03 Rating, 7.497 Million Viewers)
        CHICAGO MED (1.1, +0.1)
        CHICAGO FIRE (1.1, +0.1)
        CHICAGO P.D. (1.0, +0.1)

ABC (0.53 Rating, 2.377 Million Viewers)
        TOY STORY 2 (0.6) REPEAT
        WHISKEY CAVALIER (0.4, +0.0)

FOX (0.40 Rating, 1.597 Million Viewers)
        MASTERCHEF CELEBRITY FAMILY SHOWDOWN (0.5)
        PARADISE HOTEL (0.3)

THE CW (0.25 Rating, 0.774 Million Viewers)
        RIVERDALE (0.3, +0.0) SEASON FINALE
        JANE THE VIRGIN (0.2, -0.1)


                                           The Final Ratings for Wednesday, May 15 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
CBS
Survivor (8-10:30)
1.5
7.211

NBC
Chicago Med
1.1
7.979

ABC
Toy Story 2 (8-10) - R
0.6
2.309

FOX
MasterChef Celebrity Family Showdown
0.5
2.035

The CW
Riverdale
0.3
0.860
9:00 PM
NBC
Chicago Fire
1.1
7.957

FOX
Paradise Hotel
0.3
1.090

The CW
Jane the Virgin
0.2
0.616
10:00 PM
NBC
Chicago P.D.
1.0
6.730

ABC
Whiskey Cavalier
0.4
2.540
10:30 PM
CBS
Survivor: Reunion
0.9
4.637

Average Rating: 0.72
Average Viewership: 3.997


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.