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Updated Wednesday Ratings: ‘Designated Survivor’ Earns its Walking Papers from ABC

WEDNESDAY FAST AFFILIATE RATINGS

What follows are the fast affiliate rating results for Wednesday, May 16. These results are time period based and are only approximate.

-Total Viewers:
CBS: 6.48 million, NBC: 4.71, Fox: 4.49, ABC: 4.11, CW: 1.05

-Adults 18-49:
Fox: 1.4 rating/6 share, CBS: 1.1/ 5, ABC: 0.9/ 4, NBC: 0.8/ 3, CW: 0.4/ 2

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8:00 p.m.

ABC – The Goldbergs (season finale)
Viewers: 5.14 million (#2t), A18-49: 1.2/ 6 (#3)

CBS – Survivor
Viewers: 7.51 million (#1), A18-49: 1.5/ 7 (#1t)

NBC – The Blacklist (season finale)
Viewers: 5.14 million (#2t), A18-49: 0.7/ 4 (#4)

Fox – Empire
Viewers: 4.95 million (#4), A18-49: 1.5/ 7 (#1t)

CW – Riverdale (season finale)
Viewers: 1.35 million (#5), A18-49: 0.4/ 2 (#5)

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8:30 p.m.

ABC – Alex, Inc. (series finale)
Viewers: 3.35 million (#4); A18-49: 0.8/ 3 (#3)

CBS – Survivor
Viewers: 7.36 million (#1), A18-49: 1.4/ 6 (#2)

NBC – The Blacklist (season finale)
Viewers: 5.12 million (#3), A18-49: 0.7/ 4 (#4)

Fox – Empire
Viewers: 4.95 million (#4), A18-49: 1.7/ 7 (#1)

CW – Riverdale (season finale)
Viewers: 1.35 million (#5), A18-49: 0.4/ 2 (#5)

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9:00 p.m.

ABC – Modern Family (season finale)
Viewers: 4.96 million (#3), A18-49: 1.3/ 5 (#1t)

CBS – SEAL Team (season finale)
Viewers: 6.18 million (#1), A18-49: 0.9/ 4 (#4)

NBC – Law & Order: SVU
Viewers: 5.15 million (#2), A18-49: 1.0/ 4 (#3)

Fox – Star
Viewers: 3.93 million (#4), A18-49: 1.3/ 5 (#1t)

CW – The Originals
Viewers: 854,000 (#5), A18-49: 0.3/ 1 (#5)

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9:30 p.m.

ABC – American Housewife (season finale)
Viewers: 4.11 million (#3), A18-49: 1.1/ 4 (#2)

CBS – SEAL Team (season finale)
Viewers: 6.11 million (#1), A18-49: 0.9/ 4 (#4)

NBC – Law & Order: SVU
Viewers: 5.40 million (#2), A18-49: 1.0/ 4 (#3)

Fox – Star
Viewers: 3.82 million (#4), A18-49: 1.2/ 5 (#1)

CW – The Originals
Viewers: 772,000 (#5), A18-49: 0.3/ 1 (#5)

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10:00 p.m.

ABC – Designated Survivor (series finale)
Viewers: 3.65 million (#3), A18-49: 0.7/ 3 (#2)

CBS – Code Black
Viewers: 5.91 million (#1), A18-49: 0.8/ 3 (#1)

NBC – Inside the Royal Wedding: Harry and Meghan
Viewers: 3.69 million (#2), A18-49: 0.6/ 3 (#3)

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10:30 p.m.

ABC – Designated Survivor (series finale)
Viewers: 3.34 million (#3), A18-49: 0.6/ 2 (#2t))

CBS – Code Black
Viewers: 5.78 million (#1), A18-49: 0.8/ 4 (#1)

NBC – Inside the Royal Wedding: Harry and Meghan
Viewers: 3.77 million (#2), A18-49: 0.6/ 3 (#2t)

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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