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Wednesday Final Nationals: CBS and Fox Split Prime Time Victory

CBS, with the night’s most-watched telecast on all of television, “Survivor: Game Changers”, was Wednesday prime time’s most-watched network with an average of 6.32 million viewers. Fox was tops among adults 18-49 (1.6 rating/6 share), adults 18-34 (1.2/6) and adults 25-54 (2.0/6).

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* AFF = Number of affiliates (stations) airing the program
* CVG = percent of coverage in U.S.
Programming Insider Wednesday, April 12, 2017
ABC PROGRAM AFF* CVG*
(PCT)
HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-11 Network Average 2.5/5 3833 0.4/2 0.9/3 1.2/5
8:00 The Goldbergs (r) 257 93 2.4/5 3619 0.4/2 0.8/3 1.2/4
8:30 Speechless (r) 253 93 2.1/4 3129 0.4/2 0.8/3 1.1/4
9:00 Modern Family (r) 257 93 2.3/4 3512 0.5/2 0.9/4 1.4/4
9:31 black-ish (r) 257 93 2.0/4 3073 0.3/2 0.8/3 1.2/3
10:00 Designated Survivor 256 90 3.1/6 4824 0.4/2 0.9/4 1.3/4
CBS PROGRAM AFF* CVG*
(PCT)
HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-11 Network Average 4.0/7 6322 0.7/3 1.1/4 1.6/5
8:00 Survivor: Game Changers 253 93 5.0/9 8314 1.0/6 1.7/7 2.5/9
9:00 Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders (s) 252 93 3.7/7 5735 0.5/3 0.9/3 1.3/4
10:00 Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders 253 93 3.3/6 4917 0.5/2 0.8/3 1.1/4
NBC PROGRAM AFF* CVG*
(PCT)
HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-11 Network Average 2.7/5 4056 0.5/3 0.8/3 1.1/3
8:00 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (rs) 244 93 2.8/5 4114 0.5/3 0.8/3 1.0/3
9:00 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (r) 244 93 2.7/5 4108 0.5/3 0.8/3 1.1/3
10:00 Chicago P.D. (r) 244 93 2.7/5 3945 0.5/3 0.8/3 1.1/3
Fox PROGRAM AFF* CVG*
(PCT)
HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-10 Network Average 3.3/6 5093 1.2/6 1.6/6 2.0/6
8:00 Shots Fired 258 93 2.4/4 3601 0.7/4 0.9/4 1.2/4
9:00 Empire 258 93 4.2/7 6585 1.8/9 2.3/9 2.8/8
CW PROGRAM AFF* CVG*
(PCT)
HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-10 Network Average 0.5/1 690 0.1/1 0.2/1 0.2/1
8:00 Arrow (r) 246 90 0.4/1 668 0.1/1 0.2/1 0.2/1
9:00 Whose Line Is It Anyway? (r) 246 90 0.4/1 660 0.1/1 0.2/1 0.2/1
9:00 Whose Line Is It Anyway? (r) 247 90 0.5/1 764 0.2/1 0.2/1 0.3/1
Univision PROGRAM HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-11 Network Average 0.9/2 1678 0.6/2
7:00 La Rosa de Guadalupe 0.8/2 1412 0.5/2
8:00 Tierra Santa Donde Todo Empezo (s) 0.8/2 1413 0.5/2
9:00 Vino el Amor 1.1/2 1971 0.6/2
10:02 La Piloto 0.9/2 1640 0.6/2
PROGRAM HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-11 Network Average 0.4/1 777 0.3/1
6:55 Moisés y Los Diez Mandamientos (r) 0.3/1 527 0.2/1
7:55 Moisés y Los Diez Mandamientos 0.6/1 1066 0.3/1
8:55 Mujeres de Negro 0.2/0 391 0.1/1
9:55 Unimas+UDN Liga MX Necaxa vs. America (s) (thru 12:00 a.m.) 0.5/1 886 0.4/2
PROGRAM HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-11 Network Average (preliminary) 0.8/1 1480 0.4/2 0.6/2
8:00 La Doña (preliminary) 0.8/1 1397 0.3/2 0.5/2
9:00 La Doña (preliminary) 0.9/2 1631 0.5/3 0.6/2
10:00 El Capo (preliminary) 0.7/1 1412 0.4/2 0.5/2

Note: All of this date’s Telemundo data are based on preliminary figures.

Sub-Demo Breakdowns – Wednesday 4/12/17

Designated Survivor” (ABC)
Women 18-34: 0.4/2
Men 18-34: 0.4/2
Women 18-49: 1.0/4
Men 18-49: 0.8/3

Survivor: Game Changers” (CBS)
Women 18-34: 1.2/6
Men 18-34: 0.9/5
Women 18-49: 2.1/8
Men 18-49: 1.4/6

Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders” (CBS, 9:00)
Women 18-34: 0.7/3
Men 18-34: 0.4/2
Women 18-49: 1.1/4
Men 18-49: 0.7/3

Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders” (CBS, 10:00)
Women 18-34: 0.6/3
Men 18-34: 0.4/2
Women 18-49: 1.0/4
Men 18-49: 0.6/2

Shots Fired” (Fox)
Women 18-34: 0.8/4
Men 18-34: 0.5/3
Women 18-49: 1.1/4
Men 18-49: 0.7/3

Empire” (Fox)
Women 18-34: 2.2/10
Men 18-34: 1.4/7
Women 18-49: 2.8/10
Men 18-49: 1.8/7

Archer” (FXX)
0.34 household rating
0.495 million viewers
0.29 adults 18-49 rating
Women 18-34: 0.18
Men 18-34: 0.31
Women 18-49: 0.19
Men 18-49: 0.39

Major Crimes” (TNT)
1.93 household rating
2.887 million viewers
0.29 adults 18-49 rating
Women 18-34: 0.17
Men 18-34: 0.08
Women 18-49: 0.39
Men 18-49: 0.19

Cable Rankings – Wednesday 4/12/17
What follows are the top 100 most-watched shows in prime time on cable (by order of network) for Wednesday, April 12:

* Vwrs = Viewers in thousands; V-No. = Prime time rank in viewers; D-No. = Prime time rank in demo (adults 18-49)
V-No.* D-No.* Program Net Start Dur Vwrs* A1849
43 54 STORAGE WARS A&E 8:00 PM 30 919 0.23
44 59 STORAGE WARS A&E 8:30 PM 30 917 0.22
23 27 STORAGE WARS A&E 9:00 PM 30 1247 0.29
21 21 STORAGE WARS A&E 9:30 PM 31 1308 0.31
47 52 BILLY THE EXTERMINATOR A&E 10:01 PM 31 887 0.24
58 54 BILLY THE EXTERMINATOR A&E 10:32 PM 31 764 0.23
71 46 KING OF THE HILL ADSM 8:00 PM 30 595 0.25
67 24 KING OF THE HILL ADSM 8:30 PM 30 677 0.30
40 11 AMERICAN DAD ADSM 9:00 PM 30 934 0.43
28 6 AMERICAN DAD ADSM 9:30 PM 30 1138 0.54
37 8 SAMURAI JACK ADSM 10:00 PM 30 978 0.47
36 7 BOB’S BURGERS ADSM 10:30 PM 30 1022 0.51
56 82 AMC MOVIE: WYATT EARP (1994) AMC 8:00 PM 270 806 0.16
92 89 INSANE POOLS: OFF THE DEEP APL 10:00 PM 60 385 0.15
22 10 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NYC BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 1287 0.44
74 67 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NYC BRAVO 10:00 PM 60 563 0.20
87 61 SOUTH PARK CMDY 8:00 PM 30 430 0.21
84 52 SOUTH PARK CMDY 8:30 PM 30 474 0.24
91 67 SOUTH PARK CMDY 9:00 PM 30 390 0.20
90 61 SOUTH PARK CMDY 9:30 PM 30 407 0.21
88 96 SHARK TANK CNBC 9:00 PM 60 425 0.14
26 27 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 1203 0.29
31 46 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 9:00 PM 60 1076 0.25
30 35 CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 1108 0.28
46 89 LAST ALASKANS DISC 8:00 PM 60 900 0.15
12 35 LAST ALASKANS DISC 9:00 PM 60 1634 0.28
41 46 BERING SEA GOLD DISC 10:00 PM 61 924 0.25
57 61 MICKEY’S GREAT CLUBHOUSE HUNT DISJR 8:00 PM 55 779 0.21
64 82 SOFIA THE FIRST DISJR 8:55 PM 25 702 0.16
63 96 STUCK IN THE MIDDLE DSNY 8:00 PM 30 706 0.14
48 82 ANDI MACK DSNY 8:30 PM 55 886 0.16
48 89 LIV AND MADDIE DSNY 9:30 PM 30 886 0.15
38 79 BUNK’D DSNY 10:30 PM 30 954 0.17
72 40 TOTAL DIVAS E! 9:00 PM 60 593 0.27
97 89 TOTAL DIVAS E! 10:00 PM 60 326 0.15
34 11 NBA REGULAR SEASON: ATLANTA @ INDIANA (0.68 HH) ESPN 8:01 PM 154 1049 0.43
52 14 NBA REGULAR SEASON: NEW ORLEANS @ PORTLAND (0.56 HH) ESPN 10:35 PM 143 874 0.36
62 59 COOKS VS. CONS FOOD 8:00 PM 60 707 0.22
61 71 COOKS VS. CONS FOOD 9:00 PM 60 725 0.19
69 75 COOKS VS. CONS FOOD 10:00 PM 60 666 0.18
2 27 THE O’REILLY FACTOR FOXNC 8:00 PM 60 2818 0.29
3 40 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOXNC 9:00 PM 60 2413 0.27
5 46 HANNITY FOXNC 10:00 PM 60 2244 0.25
65 35 BIG SCREEN MOVIE: HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS PART 2 FRFM 8:00 PM 180 694 0.28
60 21 FX MOVIE PRIME: TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION FX 8:01 PM 209 748 0.31
79 27 ARCHER FXX FXX 10:00 PM 30 495 0.29
99 82 ARCHER FXX FXX 10:30 PM 30 302 0.16
75 75 THE MIDDLE HALL 10:00 PM 30 550 0.18
70 61 THE MIDDLE HALL 10:30 PM 30 635 0.21
19 40 PROPERTY BROTHERS HGTV 8:00 PM 60 1417 0.27
11 18 PROPERTY BROTHERS HGTV 9:00 PM 60 1647 0.33
14 21 HOUSE HUNTERS HGTV 10:00 PM 30 1568 0.31
13 13 HOUSE HUNTERS INTERNATIONAL HGTV 10:30 PM 30 1591 0.38
33 79 AMERICAN PICKERS HIST 8:00 PM 60 1057 0.17
16 54 AMERICAN PICKERS: BEST OF HIST 9:00 PM 63 1528 0.23
15 24 AMERICAN PICKERS HIST 10:03 PM 60 1532 0.30
51 61 SEE NO EVIL ID 8:00 PM 60 882 0.21
29 27 SEE NO EVIL ID 9:00 PM 60 1130 0.29
20 16 MURDER CHOSE ME ID 10:00 PM 60 1320 0.35
80 89 LW ATL: A LITTLE EXTRA LIF 8:00 PM 60 493 0.15
42 20 LITTLE WOMEN ATL LIF 9:00 PM 62 922 0.32
55 27 LITTLE WOMEN DALLAS LIF 10:02 PM 60 835 0.29
81 96 SHOWCASE GAME: L.A. DODGERS @ CHICAGO CUBS (0.31 HH) MLBN 8:15 PM 201 481 0.14
17 75 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 1519 0.18
4 35 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 2317 0.28
10 61 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 1860 0.21
73 35 CATFISH: THE TV SHOW SSN6 MTV 8:00 PM 61 567 0.28
95 75 AYTO: SECOND CHANCES MTV 9:01 PM 61 333 0.18
98 71 CATFISH: THE TV SHOW SSN6 MTV 10:02 PM 60 323 0.19
86 89 NHL QTR FINALS GAME 1: N.Y. RANGERS @ MONTREAL (0.27 HH) NBCSN 6:57 PM 168 445 0.15
77 46 NHL QTR FINALS GAME 1: ST. LOUIS @ MINNESOTA (0.29 HH) NBCSN 9:45 PM 203 502 0.25
27 54 NICKY, RICKY, DICKY & DAWN NICK 8:00 PM 30 1179 0.23
35 67 GAME SHAKERS NICK 8:30 PM 30 1046 0.20
59 71 FULL HOUSE NAN 9:00 PM 30 756 0.19
54 54 FULL HOUSE NAN 9:30 PM 30 849 0.23
50 40 FULL HOUSE NAN 10:00 PM 30 885 0.27
45 24 FULL HOUSE NAN 10:30 PM 30 910 0.30
24 18 GREENLEAF OWN 10:00 PM 60 1234 0.33
82 71 SPIKE TV MOVIE: THE FAST AND THE FURIOUS: TOKYO DRIFT SPIKE 7:30 PM 150 477 0.19
89 82 SPIKE TV MOVIE: THE MUMMY SPIKE 10:00 PM 180 410 0.16
78 96 SYFY MOVIE: G.I. JOE: RETALIATION SYFY 6:58 PM 122 498 0.14
68 45 THE MAGICIANS SYFY 9:00 PM 62 671 0.26
76 89 THE EXPANSE SYFY 10:02 PM 61 515 0.15
18 8 THE BIG BANG THEORY TBS 8:00 PM 30 1464 0.47
9 4 THE BIG BANG THEORY TBS 8:30 PM 30 2015 0.70
8 3 THE BIG BANG THEORY TBS 9:00 PM 30 2058 0.75
6 1 THE BIG BANG THEORY TBS 9:30 PM 30 2232 0.87
7 2 THE BIG BANG THEORY TBS 10:00 PM 30 2100 0.76
39 16 FULL FRONTAL W/ SAM BEE TBS 10:30 PM 30 942 0.35
32 14 MY 600-LB LIFE:WHERE ARE TLC 8:00 PM 120 1075 0.36
53 27 SKIN TIGHT TLC 10:00 PM 60 865 0.29
1 27 MAJOR CRIMES TNT 9:00 PM 60 2887 0.29
66 67 EXPEDITION UNKNOWN POPUPS TRAV 9:00 PM 60 693 0.20
100 96 IMPRACTICAL JOKERS TRU 8:30 PM 30 282 0.14
93 79 IMPRACTICAL JOKERS TRU 9:00 PM 30 344 0.17
96 82 IMPRACTICAL JOKERS TRU 9:30 PM 30 327 0.16
82 40 LIGA MX: NECAXA / AMERICA (0.25 HH) UDN 9:55 PM 125 477 0.27
94 82 NHL QTR FINALS GAME 1: SAN JOSE @ EDMONTON (0.23 HH) USA 10:18 PM 157 335 0.16
25 5 BLACK INK CREW 5 VH1 8:00 PM 60 1209 0.66
85 46 BLACK INK CREW 5 VH1 9:04 PM 59 458 0.25

Source: Live+Same Day data, Nielsen Media Research

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  • I will never forget this episode of Survivor. Zeke handled this with tremendous class.

  • Sumi K

    Ratings for Bunsen is a Beast at 5:30PM on Nickelodeon, and Friends rating for Nick at Nite please for 11PM and 11:30PM? thanks

    • Bunsen is a Beast (Nickelodeon, 4/12 5:30-6:00 p.m.)
      – 1.510 million viewers
      – 0.34 adults 18-49 rating

      Friends (Nick-at-Nite, 4/12 11:00-11:30 p.m.)
      – 896,000 viewers
      – 0.32 adults 18-49 rating

      Friends (Nick-at-Nite, 4/12 11:30 p.m.-midnight)
      – 924,000 viewers
      – 0.32 adults 18-49 rating

  • Eric N

    SpongeBob 4:30pm?

    • SpongeBob (Nickelodeon, 4/12 4:30-5:00 p.m.)
      – 1.564 million viewers
      – 0.37 adults 18-49 rating

  • Live+3 vs. Live+SD data for Wednesday 4/12/2017

    Adults 18-49
    …………………………….. L+SD … L+3
    Goldbergs-r ……………. 0.78 … 0.85
    Speechless-r ………….. 0.77 … 0.80
    Modern Family-r ……… 0.94 … 1.00
    black-ish-r ……………… 0.83 … 0.90
    Designated Survivor … 0.91 … 1.84
    Survivor …………………. 1.74 … 2.30
    CM: Beyond-9pm ……. 0.90 … 1.14
    CM: Beyond Borders . 0.79 … 1.04
    Law & Order: SVU-rs .. 0.77 … 0.78
    Law & Order: SVU-r …. 0.81 … 0.84
    Chicago PD-r ………….. 0.75 … 0.78
    Shots Fired …………….. 0.90 … 1.11
    Empire …………………… 2.32 … 3.16
    Arrow-r ………………….. 0.17 … 0.17
    Whose Line-9:00-r ….. 0.19 … 0.21
    Whose Line-9:30-r ….. 0.22 … 0.24

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    Total Viewers (000)
    …………………………….. L+SD … L+3
    Goldbergs-r ……………. 3620 … 3806
    Speechless-r ………….. 3135 … 3213
    Modern Family-r ……… 3536 … 3774
    black-ish-r ……………… 3102 … 3347
    Designated Survivor … 4825 … 8854
    Survivor …………………. 8318 .. 10122
    CM: Beyond-9pm ……. 5737 … 6950
    CM: Beyond Borders .. 4924 … 6287
    Law & Order: SVU-rs .. 4114 … 4214
    Law & Order: SVU-r …. 4113 … 4240
    Chicago PD-r ………….. 3942 … 4118
    Shots Fired …………….. 3601 … 4374
    Empire …………………… 6585 … 8667
    Arrow-r ……………………. 668 …. 689
    Whose Line-9:00-r ……. 660 …. 721
    Whose Line-9:30-r ……. 764 …. 829