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Wednesday Final Ratings: Fox Returns to Prime Time Demo Victory with ‘Empire’ and ‘Star’ Spring Premieres

What follows are the Live + Same Day rating results for the night’s broadcast network telecasts on Wednesday, March 28:

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  • The Goldbergs (ABC, 8:00 PM, 30 min.)
    – 5.489 million viewers
    – 3.3/6 HH
    – 1.4/6 A18-49 (1.6/7 F18-49, 1.2/6 M18-49)
    – 0.8/5 A18-34 (1.0/5 F18-34, 0.6/4 M18-34)
    – 1.9/7 A25-54 (2.1/7 F25-54, 1.7/7 M25-54)

    Alex, Inc. (P) (ABC, 8:30 PM, 30 min.)
    – 4.600 million viewers
    – 2.8/5 HH
    – 1.1/5 A18-49 (1.4/5 F18-49, 0.9/4 M18-49)
    – 0.7/4 A18-34 (0.9/5 F18-34, 0.5/3 M18-34)
    – 1.6/5 A25-54 (1.9/6 F25-54, 1.2/4 M25-54)

    Modern Family (ABC, 9:00 PM, 31 min.)
    – 5.431 million viewers
    – 3.4/6 HH
    – 1.4/6 A18-49 (1.7/7 F18-49, 1.1/5 M18-49)
    – 0.8/5 A18-34 (0.9/5 F18-34, 0.6/4 M18-34)
    – 2.0/6 A25-54 (2.4/7 F25-54, 1.6/6 M25-54)

    Splitting Up Together (RS) (ABC, 9:31 PM, 29 min.)
    – 3.398 million viewers
    – 2.2/4 HH
    – 0.8/3 A18-49 (1.1/4 F18-49, 0.6/3 M18-49)
    – 0.5/3 A18-34 (0.6/3 F18-34, 0.3/2 M18-34)
    – 1.1/4 A25-54 (1.5/4 F25-54, 0.8/3 M25-54)

    Designated Survivor (ABC, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 3.796 million viewers
    – 2.5/5 HH
    – 0.7/3 A18-49 (0.8/3 F18-49, 0.5/2 M18-49)
    – 0.4/2 A18-34 (0.5/3 F18-34, 0.3/2 M18-34)
    – 0.9/3 A25-54 (1.2/4 F25-54, 0.7/3 M25-54)

    Survivor: Ghost Island (CBS, 8:00 PM, 61 min.)
    – 8.152 million viewers
    – 4.8/9 HH
    – 1.7/7 A18-49 (1.8/7 F18-49, 1.6/8 M18-49)
    – 1.1/7 A18-34 (1.1/6 F18-34, 1.0/7 M18-34)
    – 2.4/8 A25-54 (2.6/8 F25-54, 2.1/8 M25-54)

    SEAL Team (CBS, 9:01 PM, 59 min.)
    – 6.478 million viewers
    – 4.0/7 HH
    – 0.9/4 A18-49 (1.0/4 F18-49, 0.8/4 M18-49)
    – 0.5/3 A18-34 (0.5/3 F18-34, 0.4/3 M18-34)
    – 1.4/4 A25-54 (1.4/4 F25-54, 1.3/5 M25-54)

    Criminal Minds (CBS, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 6.593 million viewers
    – 4.2/8 HH
    – 1.1/5 A18-49 (1.4/6 F18-49, 0.8/4 M18-49)
    – 0.6/4 A18-34 (0.8/4 F18-34, 0.4/3 M18-34)
    – 1.6/6 A25-54 (1.9/6 F25-54, 1.3/5 M25-54)

    The Voice (RS) (NBC, 8:00 PM, 120 min.)
    – 6.945 million viewers
    – 4.4/8 HH
    – 1.3/6 A18-49 (1.7/7 F18-49, 1.0/4 M18-49)
    – 0.7/4 A18-34 (1.0/5 F18-34, 0.5/3 M18-34)
    – 1.9/6 A25-54 (2.3/7 F25-54, 1.4/5 M25-54)

    Andrew Lloyd Webber Tribute (S) (NBC, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 3.239 million viewers
    – 2.2/4 HH
    – 0.6/2 A18-49 (0.7/3 F18-49, 0.5/2 M18-49)
    – 0.3/2 A18-34 (0.3/2 F18-34, 0.2/2 M18-34)
    – 0.8/3 A25-54 (1.0/3 F25-54, 0.7/3 M25-54)

    Empire (P) (Fox, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 6.217 million viewers
    – 3.8/7 HH
    – 2.0/9 A18-49 (2.6/10 F18-49, 1.4/7 M18-49)
    – 1.4/9 A18-34 (2.0/11 F18-34, 0.8/6 M18-34)
    – 2.4/8 A25-54 (3.0/10 F25-54, 1.7/6 M25-54)

    Star (P) (Fox, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 4.653 million viewers
    – 2.8/5 HH
    – 1.5/6 A18-49 (2.0/7 F18-49, 1.0/4 M18-49)
    – 1.0/6 A18-34 (1.6/8 F18-34, 0.5/3 M18-34)
    – 1.8/6 A25-54 (2.3/7 F25-54, 1.2/4 M25-54)

    Riverdale (CW, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 0.962 million viewers
    – 0.6/1 HH
    – 0.3/1 A18-49 (0.5/2 F18-49, 0.2/1 M18-49)
    – 0.3/2 A18-34 (0.5/3 F18-34, 0.1/1 M18-34)
    – 0.4/1 A25-54 (0.5/1 F25-54, 0.3/1 M25-54)

    Life Sentence (CW, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 0.404 million viewers
    – 0.3/1 HH
    – 0.1/0 A18-49 (0.2/1 F18-49, 0.1/0 M18-49)
    – 0.1/1 A18-34 (0.2/1 F18-34, 0.1/0 M18-34)
    – 0.1/0 A25-54 (0.2/1 F25-54, 0.1/0 M25-54)

    La Rosa de Guadalupe (Univision, 7:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.567 million viewers
    – 0.9/2 HH
    – 0.5/3 A18-49

    El Rico y Lazaro (Univision, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.774 million viewers
    – 1.0/2 HH
    – 0.5/2 A18-49

    Papa a Toda Madre (Univision, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.551 million viewers
    – 0.9/2 HH
    – 0.5/2 A18-49

    Por Amar Sin Ley (Univision, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.546 million viewers
    – 0.9/2 HH
    – 0.5/2 A18-49

    La Tierra Prometida (R) (UniMás, 7:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 0.554 million viewers
    – 0.3/1 HH
    – 0.2/1 A18-49

    La Nina (UniMás, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 0.559 million viewers
    – 0.3/1 HH
    – 0.2/1 A18-49

    La Tierra Prometida (UniMás, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.217 million viewers
    – 0.7/1 HH
    – 0.4/1 A18-49

    Reto 4 Elementos: Naturaleza Extrema (UniMás, 10:00 PM, 120 min.)
    – 0.338 million viewers
    – 0.2/0 HH
    – 0.1/1 A18-49

    Caso Cerrado: Edición Estelar (Telemundo, 7:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.454 million viewers
    – 0.9/2 HH
    – 0.4/2 A18-49
    – 0.2/2 A18-34

    José José: El Principe de La Canción (Telemundo, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.049 million viewers
    – 0.6/1 HH
    – 0.3/1 A18-49
    – 0.2/1 A18-34

    Al Otro Lado Del Muro (Telemundo, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.154 million viewers
    – 0.7/1 HH
    – 0.4/2 A18-49
    – 0.2/1 A18-34

    Enemigo Intimo (Telemundo, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.454 million viewers
    – 0.8/2 HH
    – 0.6/3 A18-49
    – 0.4/2 A18-34

    What follows are the Live + Same Day rating results for the night’s select cable telecasts on Wednesday, March 28 (with the night’s cable ranks according to total viewers and adults 18-49 in parentheses):

    Storage Wars (A&E, 9:00 PM, 30 min.)
    – 0.993 million viewers (#31)
    – 0.66 HH (#31)
    – 0.22 A18-49 (#45)
    – 0.11 A18-34 (#72)

    Storage Wars (A&E, 9:30 PM, 31 min.)
    – 1.089 million viewers (#24)
    – 0.73 HH (#24)
    – 0.22 A18-49 (#45)
    – 0.10 A18-34 (#74)

    Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.027 million viewers (#28)
    – 0.72 HH (#25)
    – 0.19 A18-49 (#56)
    – 0.06 A18-34 (#91)

    Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 0.968 million viewers (#33)
    – 0.70 HH (#26)
    – 0.21 A18-49 (#49)
    – 0.10 A18-34 (#74)

    CNN Tonight (CNN, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 0.961 million viewers (#35)
    – 0.70 HH (#26)
    – 0.21 A18-49 (#49)
    – 0.09 A18-34 (#79)

    Street Outlaws: No Prep (DISC, 9:00 PM, 63 min.)
    – 1.371 million viewers (#15)
    – 0.85 HH (#16)
    – 0.51 A18-49 (#8)
    – 0.35 A18-34 (#12)

    Twin Turbos (DISC, 10:03 PM, 61 min.)
    – 0.747 million viewers (#48)
    – 0.49 HH (#47)
    – 0.26 A18-49 (#29)
    – 0.13 A18-34 (#66)

    Hollywood Medium (E!, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 0.641 million viewers (#61)
    – 0.44 HH (#54)
    – 0.15 A18-49 (#81)
    – 0.07 A18-34 (#87)

    High School Basketball McDonald’s All-American (ESPN, 7:00 PM, 118 min.)
    – 0.600 million viewers (#69)
    – 0.43 HH (#59)
    – 0.23 A18-49 (#39)
    – 0.26 A18-34 (#20)

    NBA Pre-Game (ESPN, 8:58 PM, 34 min.)
    – 0.655 million viewers (#58)
    – 0.46 HH (#50)
    – 0.26 A18-49 (#29)
    – 0.28 A18-34 (#14)

    NBA Regular Season Boston Celtics at Utah Jazz (ESPN, 9:32 PM, 145 min.)
    – 1.186 million viewers (#19)
    – 0.78 HH (#19)
    – 0.45 A18-49 (#9)
    – 0.52 A18-34 (#3)

    Guy’s Grocery Games (FOOD, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.047 million viewers (#26)
    – 0.67 HH (#29)
    – 0.37 A18-49 (#12)
    – 0.27 A18-34 (#16)

    Tucker Carlson Tonight (FOXNC, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 2.648 million viewers (#3)
    – 1.74 HH (#3)
    – 0.22 A18-49 (#45)
    – 0.09 A18-34 (#79)

    Hannity (FOXNC, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 2.928 million viewers (#2)
    – 1.95 HH (#2)
    – 0.24 A18-49 (#35)
    – 0.08 A18-34 (#85)

    The Ingraham Angle (FOXNC, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 2.289 million viewers (#4)
    – 1.57 HH (#5)
    – 0.23 A18-49 (#39)
    – 0.09 A18-34 (#79)

    grown-ish (FRFM, 8:00 PM, 31 min.)
    – 0.395 million viewers (#85)
    – 0.27 HH (#83)
    – 0.17 A18-49 (#65)
    – 0.16 A18-34 (#51)

    FX Movie Prime Spectre (2015) (FX, 7:00 PM, 180 min.)
    – 0.737 million viewers (#49)
    – 0.50 HH (#46)
    – 0.18 A18-49 (#61)
    – 0.09 A18-34 (#79)

    The Americans (FX, 10:00 PM, 77 min.)
    – 0.642 million viewers (#59)
    – 0.43 HH (#59)
    – 0.14 A18-49 (#89)
    – 0.07 A18-34 (#87)

    Property Brothers (HGTV, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.695 million viewers (#12)
    – 1.13 HH (#11)
    – 0.32 A18-49 (#17)
    – 0.21 A18-34 (#30)

    House Hunters (HGTV, 10:00 PM, 30 min.)
    – 1.777 million viewers (#10)
    – 1.22 HH (#9)
    – 0.29 A18-49 (#25)
    – 0.14 A18-34 (#61)

    House Hunters International (HGTV, 10:30 PM, 30 min.)
    – 1.612 million viewers (#13)
    – 1.12 HH (#12)
    – 0.31 A18-49 (#20)
    – 0.16 A18-34 (#51)

    The Men Who Built America: Frontiersmen (HIST, 9:00 PM, 120 min.)
    – 1.546 million viewers (#14)
    – 0.97 HH (#14)
    – 0.24 A18-49 (#35)
    – 0.08 A18-34 (#85)

    See No Evil (ID, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.275 million viewers (#16)
    – 0.86 HH (#15)
    – 0.33 A18-49 (#15)
    – 0.15 A18-34 (#56)

    Little Women LA (LIF, 9:00 PM, 62 min.)
    – 0.709 million viewers (#52)
    – 0.51 HH (#44)
    – 0.20 A18-49 (#52)
    – 0.10 A18-34 (#74)

    All In with Chris Hayes (MSNBC, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.945 million viewers (#8)
    – 1.38 HH (#6)
    – 0.21 A18-49 (#49)
    – 0.12 A18-34 (#69)

    Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 3.044 million viewers (#1)
    – 2.08 HH (#1)
    – 0.33 A18-49 (#15)
    – 0.13 A18-34 (#66)

    Last Word with Lawrence Odonnell (MSNBC, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 2.274 million viewers (#5)
    – 1.62 HH (#4)
    – 0.23 A18-49 (#39)
    – 0.05 A18-34 (#96)

    Fear Factor MTV Season 2 (MTV, 10:00 PM, 61 min.)
    – 0.393 million viewers (#86)
    – 0.25 HH (#86)
    – 0.19 A18-49 (#56)
    – 0.20 A18-34 (#33)

    Drugs, Inc.: The Fix (NGC, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 0.455 million viewers (#80)
    – 0.29 HH (#81)
    – 0.15 A18-49 (#81)
    – 0.09 A18-34 (#79)

    The Magicians (SYFY, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 0.732 million viewers (#50)
    – 0.48 HH (#49)
    – 0.28 A18-49 (#27)
    – 0.22 A18-34 (#28)

    Krypton (SYFY, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.076 million viewers (#25)
    – 0.67 HH (#29)
    – 0.30 A18-49 (#22)
    – 0.16 A18-34 (#51)

    Full Frontal With Samantha Bee The Great American Puerto Rico (TBS, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 0.989 million viewers (#32)
    – 0.64 HH (#33)
    – 0.32 A18-49 (#17)
    – 0.19 A18-34 (#37)

    My 600-Lb. Life (TLC, 8:00 PM, 125 min.)
    – 1.238 million viewers (#18)
    – 0.84 HH (#18)
    – 0.40 A18-49 (#11)
    – 0.32 A18-34 (#13)

    My 600-Lb. Life: Skin Tight (TLC, 10:05 PM, 63 min.)
    – 0.824 million viewers (#42)
    – 0.58 HH (#38)
    – 0.26 A18-49 (#29)
    – 0.24 A18-34 (#23)

    Expedition Unknown Popups (TRAV, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 0.595 million viewers (#70)
    – 0.38 HH (#67)
    – 0.16 A18-49 (#72)
    – 0.06 A18-34 (#91)

    Legendary Locations (TRAV, 10:00 PM, 30 min.)
    – 0.634 million viewers (#62)
    – 0.40 HH (#64)
    – 0.16 A18-49 (#72)
    – 0.07 A18-34 (#87)

    Legendary Locations (TRAV, 10:30 PM, 30 min.)
    – 0.574 million viewers (#72)
    – 0.37 HH (#68)
    – 0.14 A18-49 (#89)
    – 0.06 A18-34 (#91)

    Suits (USA, 9:00 PM, 61 min.)
    – 1.181 million viewers (#20)
    – 0.78 HH (#19)
    – 0.30 A18-49 (#22)
    – 0.27 A18-34 (#16)

    Black Ink Crew 6 (VH1, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.022 million viewers (#29)
    – 0.64 HH (#33)
    – 0.53 A18-49 (#7)
    – 0.51 A18-34 (#4)

    Beauty Bar (VH1, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 0.452 million viewers (#81)
    – 0.31 HH (#79)
    – 0.24 A18-49 (#35)
    – 0.27 A18-34 (#16)

    Source: Live+Same Day data, Nielsen Media Research

    Written by Douglas Pucci

    Douglas Pucci (a.k.a. “Son of the Bronx”) has worked with Mr. Berman for more than a decade. A Bronx native, NYU graduate and once-intern for VH1's "Pop Up Video," Pucci went on to design, build and maintain websites for various non-profit organizations in his hometown of New York City. He also contributes to the sports website Awful Announcing.

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