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Wednesday Final Nationals: Modest Ratings for ‘Taraji and Terrence’s White Hot Holidays’ on Fox

In the first Wednesday within the midseason hiatus of Fox’s “Empire”, CBS stepped up front and center to capture the night winning in total viewers (9.19 million), adults 18-49 (1.9 rating/6 share), adults 18-34 (1.2/5) and adults 25-54 (2.7/8).

“Empire” stars Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard switched gears from drama to variety-comedy with their Fox holiday special “Taraji and Terrence’s White Hot Holidays(Women 18-34: 1.4/5; Men 18-34: 0.8/3; Women 18-49: 1.9/6; Men 18-49: 1.0/3) which drew okay numbers among adults 18-49 within the hour. The 1-hour program also featured guest performances from John Legend, Mary J. Blige, Patti LaBelle, Chris Brown, will.i.am, and “Empire” co-stars Bryshere Y. Gray and Jussie Smollett.

The night’s other original offerings were, as follows:

ABC’s “The Middle(Women 18-34: 1.5/6; Men 18-34: 0.8/4; Women 18-49: 2.5/9; Men 18-49: 1.5/6)

ABC’s “The Goldbergs(Women 18-34: 1.4/6; Men 18-34: 1.0/4; Women 18-49: 2.5/8; Men 18-49: 1.5/5)

ABC’s “Modern Family(Women 18-34: 2.3/9; Men 18-34: 1.5/6; Women 18-49: 3.3/10; Men 18-49: 1.9/7)

ABC’s “black-ish(Women 18-34: 1.3/5; Men 18-34: 0.7/3; Women 18-49: 2.2/7; Men 18-49: 1.2/4)

ABC’s “Nashville(Women 18-34: 0.9/4; Men 18-34: 0.3/1; Women 18-49: 1.2/4; Men 18-49: 0.5/2)

CBS’s “Survivor Cambodia: Second Chance(Women 18-34: 1.7/7; Men 18-34: 1.1/5; Women 18-49: 2.8/9; Men 18-49: 1.8/7)

CBS’s “Criminal Minds(Women 18-34: 1.7/6; Men 18-34: 0.8/4; Women 18-49: 2.4/7; Men 18-49: 1.4/5)

CBS’s “Code Black(Women 18-34: 1.2/5; Men 18-34: 0.7/3; Women 18-49: 1.9/6; Men 18-49: 1.0/4)

NBC’s “The Illusionists(Women 18-34: 0.7/3; Men 18-34: 0.4/2; Women 18-49: 1.0/3; Men 18-49: 0.8/3)

CW’s “Arrow(Women 18-34: 0.7/3; Men 18-34: 1.0/5; Women 18-49: 0.9/3; Men 18-49: 1.2/4)

CW’s “Supernatural(Women 18-34: 0.5/2; Men 18-34: 0.7/3; Women 18-49: 0.6/2; Men 18-49: 0.9/3)

FX’s “American Horror Story: Hotel(Women 18-34: 1.23; Men 18-34: 0.92; Women 18-49: 1.12; Men 18-49: 1.03)

FXX’s “The League” (series finale) (Women 18-34: 0.17; Men 18-34: 0.43; Women 18-49: 0.15; Men 18-49: 0.40)

FXX’s “You’re the Worst” (season finale) (Women 18-34: 0.11; Men 18-34: 0.22; Women 18-49: 0.10; Men 18-49: 0.19)

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Wednesday, December 9, 2015
ABC PROGRAM HH/SHR VWRS
(000)
A18-34 A18-49 A25-54
8-11 Network Average 3.9/7 6265 1.1/5 1.7/6 2.2/6
8:00 The Middle 4.9/8 8058 1.2/5 2.0/7 2.6/8
8:30 The Goldbergs 4.2/7 7017 1.2/5 2.0/7 2.6/7
9:00 Modern Family 5.0/8 8197 1.9/8 2.6/9 3.4/9
9:31 black-ish 3.7/6 5970 1.0/4 1.7/5 2.3/6
10:00 Nashville 2.9/5 4137 0.6/3 0.8/3 1.2/3
CBS PROGRAM HH/SHR VWRS
(000)
A18-34 A18-49 A25-54
8-11 Network Average 5.6/10 9188 1.2/5 1.9/6 2.7/8
8:00 Survivor Cambodia: Second Chance 5.8/10 9906 1.4/6 2.3/8 3.4/10
9:00 Criminal Minds 5.7/10 9273 1.3/5 1.9/6 2.7/7
10:00 Code Black 5.3/10 8384 0.9/4 1.4/5 2.1/6
NBC PROGRAM HH/SHR VWRS
(000)
A18-34 A18-49 A25-54
8-11 Network Average 2.5/4 4011 0.6/2 0.9/3 1.2/4
8:00 Mat Franco’s Got Magic (r) 2.6/4 4253 0.6/2 1.0/3 1.3/4
10:00 The Illusionists (s) 2.2/4 3527 0.5/2 0.9/3 1.1/3
FOX PROGRAM HH/SHR VWRS
(000)
A18-34 A18-49 A25-54
8-10 Network Average 2.8/5 4238 0.9/4 1.2/4 1.6/5
8:00 Empire (r) 2.3/4 3377 0.7/2 1.0/3 1.3/4
9:00 Taraji and Terrence’s White Hot Holidays (s) 3.3/5 5099 1.1/4 1.5/5 1.9/5
CW PROGRAM HH/SHR VWRS
(000)
A18-34 A18-49 A25-54
8-10 Network Average 1.5/3 2358 0.7/3 0.9/3 1.0/3
8:00 Arrow 1.8/3 2820 0.9/4 1.0/4 1.1/3
9:00 Supernatural 1.2/2 1896 0.6/2 0.7/2 0.8/2
UNI PROGRAM HH/SHR VWRS
(000)
A18-34 A18-49 A25-54
8-11 Network Average 1.2/2 2066 0.8/3
7:00 Muchacha Italiana Viene a Casarse 0.9/2 1724 0.6/3
8:00 Antes Muerta Que Lichita 1.0/2 1904 0.7/3
9:01 Pasion y Poder 1.2/2 2159 0.8/3
10:04 Yo No Creo En Hombres 1.2/2 2138 0.8/3

Cable Rankings – Wednesday 12/09/15
What follows are the top 20 most-watched shows in prime time on cable for Wednesday, December 9:


  1. “Alaskan Bush People” (Discovery, 9 p.m.): 3.767 million

  2. “The O’Reilly Factor” (Fox News Channel, 8 p.m.): 3.730

  3. “The Big Bang Theory” (TBS, 9:30 p.m.): 2.913

  4. “The Big Bang Theory” (TBS, 10 p.m.): 2.836

  5. “The Kelly File” (Fox News Channel, 9 p.m.): 2.820

  6. “The Big Bang Theory” (TBS, 10:30 p.m.): 2.580

  7. “The Big Bang Theory” (TBS, 9 p.m.): 2.534

  8. “The Big Bang Theory” (TBS, 8:30 p.m.): 2.497

  9. “NCIS” (USA, 8 p.m.): 2.360

  10. Movie: “Elf” (2003) (ABC Family, 8:45 p.m.): 2.218

  11. “NCIS” (USA, 9 p.m.): 2.180

  12. “American Horror Story: Hotel” (FX, 10 p.m.): 2.142

  13. “The Big Bang Theory” (TBS, 8 p.m.): 2.134

  14. “Hannity” (Fox News Channel, 10 p.m.): 2.037

  15. “South Park” (Comedy Central, 10 p.m.): 1.825

  16. “NCIS” (USA, 10 p.m.): 1.798

  17. “American Dad” (Adult Swim, 10:30 p.m.): 1.765

  18. “Property Brothers Home on the Ranch” (HGTV, 9 p.m.): 1.687

  19. Movie: “A Christmas Detour” (Hallmark, 8 p.m.): 1.664

  20. “NBA Basketball: Atlanta @ Dallas” (ESPN, 9:37-11:58 p.m.; 0.99 household rating): 1.605


  • “Men, Women, Wild” (Discovery, 10 p.m.): 1.432

  • “NBA Basketball: Chicago @ Boston, 7:00-9:37 p.m.; 0.84 household rating): 1.226

  • “The Challenge: Bloodlines” (MTV, 10 p.m.): 0.556

  • “The League” (FXX, 10 p.m. – series finale): 0.456

  • “You’re the Worst” (FXX, 10:45 p.m. – season finale): 0.269


Source: Live+Same Day data, Nielsen Media Research




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