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Double Dose of ‘Survivor’ Leads CBS to Pre-Holiday Total Viewer Wednesday Victory

NBC Tops Night in Adults 18-49

What follows are the fast affiliate results for Wednesday, November 23 broken out by network and by each half-hour.

-Total Viewers:
CBS: 7.18 million, ABC: 5.24, NBC: 5.13, Fox: 3.28, CW: 825,000

-Adults 18-49:
NBC: 1.4 rating/5 share, ABC and CBS: 1.3/ 5 each, Fox: 0.8/ 3, CW: 0.2/ 1

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8:00 p.m.

ABC – A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving (R)
Viewers: 7.54 million (#2), A18-49: 2.0/ 8 (#1)

CBS – Survivor
Viewers: 8.10 million (#1), A18-49: 1.6/ 6 (#2)

NBC – Macy’s 90th Thanksgiving Day Parade Special
Viewers: 4.75 million (#3), A18-49: 1.0/ 4 (#3)

Fox – Lethal Weapon (R)
Viewers: 3.62 million (#4), A18-49: 0.8/ 3 (#4)

CW – The Hollywood Walk of Fame Honors
Viewers: 1.15 million (#5), A18-49: 0.3/ 1 (#5)

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8:30 p.m.

ABC – A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving (R)
Viewers: 6.75 million (#3), A18-49: 1.9/ 7 (#1)

CBS – Survivor
Viewers: 7.99 million (#1), A18-49: 1.6/ 6 (#2)

NBC – Macy’s 90th Thanksgiving Day Parade Special
Viewers: 4.55 million (#3), A18-49: 0.9/ 3 (#3t)

Fox – Lethal Weapon (R)
Viewers: 3.89 million (#4), A18-49: 0.9/ 3 (#3t)

CW – The Hollywood Walk of Fame Honors
Viewers: 800,000 (#5), A18-49: 0.2/ 1 (#5)

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9:00 p.m.

ABC – Modern Family (R)
Viewers: 4.64 million (#3), A18-49: 1.3/ 5 (#2t)

CBS – Survivor
Viewers: 7.19 million (#1), A18-49: 1.3/ 5 (#2t)

NBC – Saturday Night Thanksgiving Special
Viewers: 5.75 million (#3), A18-49: 1.5/ 5 (#1)

Fox – Empire (R)
Viewers: 2.85 million (#4), A18-49: 0.8/ 3 (#4)

CW – The Hollywood Walk of Fame Honors
Viewers: 706,000 (#5), A18-49: 0.2/ 1 (#5)

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9:30 p.m.

ABC – black-ish (R)
Viewers: 3.93 million (#3), A18-49: 1.1/ 4 (#5)

CBS – Survivor
Viewers: 7.48 million (#1), A18-49: 1.4/ 5 (#2)

NBC – Saturday Night Thanksgiving Special
Viewers: 5.82 million (#3), A18-49: 1.7/ 6 (#1)

Fox – Empire (R)
Viewers: 2.74 million (#4), A18-49: 0.7/ 3 (#4)

CW – The Hollywood Walk of Fame Honors
Viewers: 646,000 (#5), A18-49: 0.1/ 1 (#5)

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10:00 p.m.

ABC – 20/20 (Designated Survivor)
Viewers: 4.43 million (#3), A18-49: 0.9/ 3 (#2t)

CBS – Code Black
Viewers: 6.20 million (#1), A18-49: 0.9/ 3 (#2t)

NBC – Saturday Night Thanksgiving Special
Viewers: 5.17 million (#2), A18-49: 1.6/ 6 (#1)

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10:30 p.m.

ABC – 20/20 (Designated Survivor)
Viewers: 4.16 million (#3), A18-49: 0.8/ 3 (#3)

CBS – Code Black
Viewers: 6.11 million (#1), A18-49: 0.9/ 3 (#1)

NBC – Saturday Night Thanksgiving Special
Viewers: 4.76 million (#2), A18-49: 1.5/ 6 (#1)

Source: Nielsen Media Research

Written by Marc Berman

Marc Berman

Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of the “Mr. Television” for Campaign US (www.campaignlive.com). Most recently, Berman was the creator and Editor-in-Chief of website and newsletter TV Media Insights for Cross MediaWorks. From 1999-2011, he was the Senior Editor for Mediaweek and has also written for The New York Daily News, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Emmy Magazine, among others. Berman has also appeared on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Inside Edition,” “The CBS Evening News,” E!, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and MSNBC.

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  1. FROM CBS

    CBS Wednesday Live + Same Day Highlights

    CBS TOPS WEDNESDAY IN VIEWERS
    AND A25-54

    Two-Hour Special “Survivor” Places First in
    Viewers and Key Demos

    · From 8:00-10:00 a special two-hour SURVIVOR was first in viewers (7.69m), A18-49 (1.5, tie) and A25-54 (2.1). SURVIVOR was the night’s #1 broadcast in viewers.

    · At 10:00 PM, CODE BLACK was first in viewers (6.16m) and second in A18-49 (0.9, tie) and A25-54 (1.3).

    · For the night, CBS was first in viewers (7.18m), A25-54 (1.8) and second in A18-49 (1.3, tie).