Thursday, May 9, 2019

UPDATED Wednesday Ratings - 'Empire,' 'Star,' 'The Goldbergs' and 'Schooled' Finales Tick Up; 'Chicago Med' Steady

On May 8, 2019, FOX won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.10 rating - followed by NBC (0.97), CBS (0.93), ABC (0.75) and The CW (0.30).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 7.265 million viewers - followed by CBS (5.283), FOX (3.778), ABC (3.420) and The CW (0.758).




UPDATE - Survivor was adjusted up.

FOX (1.10 Rating, 3.778 Million Viewers)
        EMPIRE (1.2, +0.1) SEASON FINALE
        STAR (1.0, +0.1) SEASON FINALE

NBC (0.97 Rating, 7.265 Million Viewers)
        CHICAGO MED (1.0, +0.0)
        CHICAGO FIRE (1.0, -0.1)
        CHICAGO P.D. (0.9, -0.1)

CBS (0.93 Rating, 5.283 Million Viewers)
        SURVIVOR (1.5, +0.1)
        THE AMAZING RACE (0.8, -0.1)
        SEAL TEAM (0.6, +0.0)

ABC (0.75 Rating, 3.420 Million Viewers)
        THE GOLDBERGS (1.1, +0.1) SEASON FINALE
        SCHOOLED (0.9, +0.1) SEASON FINALE
        MODERN FAMILY (1.0, +0.0) SEASON FINALE
        SINGLE PARENTS (0.7, +0.0) SEASON FINALE
        WHISKEY CAVALIER (0.4, -0.1)

THE CW (0.30 Rating, 0.758 Million Viewers)
        RIVERDALE (0.3, +0.1)
        JANE THE VIRGIN (0.3, +0.1)


                                            The Final Ratings for Wednesday, May 8 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
CBS
Survivor
1.5
7.278

FOX
Empire
1.2
4.092

ABC
The Goldbergs
1.1
4.651

NBC
Chicago Med
1.0
7.799

The CW
Riverdale
0.3
0.740
8:30 PM
ABC
Schooled
0.9
3.924
9:00 PM
NBC
Chicago Fire
1.0
7.736

ABC
Modern Family
1.0
4.410

FOX
Star
1.0
3.430

CBS
The Amazing Race
0.8
4.439

The CW
Jane the Virgin
0.3
0.706
9:30 PM
ABC
Single Parents
0.7
2.626
10:00 PM
NBC
Chicago P.D.
0.9
6.290

CBS
SEAL Team
0.6
4.131

ABC
Whiskey Cavalier
0.4
2.434

Average Rating: 0.85
Average Viewership: 4.312


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.