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Wednesday Final Ratings: ‘Riverdale’ on CW Reaches 14-Week High Among Total Viewers with Season Finale

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  • What follows are the Live + Same Day rating results for the night’s broadcast network telecasts on Wednesday, May 16:

    The Goldbergs (ABC, 8:00 PM, 30 min.)
    – 5.087 million viewers
    – 3.2/6 HH
    – 1.2/6 A18-49 (1.4/6 F18-49, 1.1/6 M18-49)
    – 0.6/4 A18-34 (0.8/4 F18-34, 0.5/3 M18-34)
    – 1.8/7 A25-54 (2.0/7 F25-54, 1.5/6 M25-54)

    Alex, Inc. (ABC, 8:30 PM, 30 min.)
    – 3.244 million viewers
    – 2.1/4 HH
    – 0.8/3 A18-49 (0.9/4 F18-49, 0.6/3 M18-49)
    – 0.4/2 A18-34 (0.5/3 F18-34, 0.3/2 M18-34)
    – 1.1/4 A25-54 (1.3/4 F25-54, 0.8/3 M25-54)

    Modern Family (ABC, 9:00 PM, 31 min.)
    – 5.020 million viewers
    – 3.2/6 HH
    – 1.3/5 A18-49 (1.6/6 F18-49, 1.0/5 M18-49)
    – 0.8/4 A18-34 (0.9/5 F18-34, 0.6/4 M18-34)
    – 1.8/6 A25-54 (2.2/7 F25-54, 1.4/5 M25-54)

    American Housewife (ABC, 9:31 PM, 29 min.)
    – 4.149 million viewers
    – 2.6/5 HH
    – 1.1/4 A18-49 (1.4/5 F18-49, 0.7/3 M18-49)
    – 0.6/3 A18-34 (0.8/4 F18-34, 0.4/2 M18-34)
    – 1.5/5 A25-54 (1.9/6 F25-54, 1.0/4 M25-54)

    Designated Survivor (ABC, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 3.543 million viewers
    – 2.4/5 HH
    – 0.6/3 A18-49 (0.7/3 F18-49, 0.5/2 M18-49)
    – 0.4/2 A18-34 (0.4/2 F18-34, 0.3/2 M18-34)
    – 0.8/3 A25-54 (1.0/3 F25-54, 0.7/3 M25-54)

    Survivor: Ghost Island (CBS, 8:00 PM, 61 min.)
    – 7.543 million viewers
    – 4.4/9 HH
    – 1.5/7 A18-49 (1.7/7 F18-49, 1.3/6 M18-49)
    – 0.8/5 A18-34 (1.0/6 F18-34, 0.6/5 M18-34)
    – 2.2/8 A25-54 (2.5/9 F25-54, 1.8/7 M25-54)

    SEAL Team (CBS, 9:01 PM, 59 min.)
    – 6.135 million viewers
    – 3.7/7 HH
    – 0.9/4 A18-49 (1.0/4 F18-49, 0.8/4 M18-49)
    – 0.4/2 A18-34 (0.5/2 F18-34, 0.4/2 M18-34)
    – 1.3/4 A25-54 (1.4/4 F25-54, 1.2/4 M25-54)

    Code Black (CBS, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 5.953 million viewers
    – 3.9/8 HH
    – 0.8/3 A18-49 (1.0/4 F18-49, 0.6/3 M18-49)
    – 0.4/2 A18-34 (0.4/2 F18-34, 0.3/2 M18-34)
    – 1.2/4 A25-54 (1.5/5 F25-54, 0.9/3 M25-54)

    The Blacklist (NBC, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 5.182 million viewers
    – 3.3/6 HH
    – 0.8/3 A18-49 (0.9/4 F18-49, 0.6/3 M18-49)
    – 0.4/2 A18-34 (0.5/3 F18-34, 0.3/2 M18-34)
    – 1.1/4 A25-54 (1.2/4 F25-54, 1.0/4 M25-54)

    Law and Order: SVU (NBC, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 5.314 million viewers
    – 3.6/7 HH
    – 1.0/4 A18-49 (1.3/5 F18-49, 0.6/3 M18-49)
    – 0.6/3 A18-34 (0.8/4 F18-34, 0.4/2 M18-34)
    – 1.3/4 A25-54 (1.7/5 F25-54, 0.9/3 M25-54)

    Inside the Royal Wedding (S) (NBC, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 3.697 million viewers
    – 2.6/5 HH
    – 0.6/3 A18-49 (0.8/3 F18-49, 0.5/2 M18-49)
    – 0.4/2 A18-34 (0.4/2 F18-34, 0.3/2 M18-34)
    – 0.9/3 A25-54 (1.2/4 F25-54, 0.6/2 M25-54)

    Empire (Fox, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 5.142 million viewers
    – 3.3/6 HH
    – 1.6/7 A18-49 (2.1/9 F18-49, 1.2/6 M18-49)
    – 1.2/7 A18-34 (1.6/9 F18-34, 0.8/5 M18-34)
    – 2.0/7 A25-54 (2.5/9 F25-54, 1.3/5 M25-54)

    Star (Fox, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 3.814 million viewers
    – 2.4/4 HH
    – 1.3/5 A18-49 (1.7/6 F18-49, 0.8/4 M18-49)
    – 1.0/6 A18-34 (1.4/7 F18-34, 0.6/4 M18-34)
    – 1.4/5 A25-54 (2.0/6 F25-54, 0.9/3 M25-54)

    Riverdale (CW, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.279 million viewers
    – 0.8/2 HH
    – 0.4/2 A18-49 (0.7/3 F18-49, 0.2/1 M18-49)
    – 0.4/3 A18-34 (0.7/4 F18-34, 0.2/2 M18-34)
    – 0.4/2 A25-54 (0.6/2 F25-54, 0.3/1 M25-54)

    The Originals (CW, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 0.802 million viewers
    – 0.6/1 HH
    – 0.3/1 A18-49 (0.4/2 F18-49, 0.2/1 M18-49)
    – 0.3/2 A18-34 (0.4/2 F18-34, 0.2/1 M18-34)
    – 0.3/1 A25-54 (0.4/1 F25-54, 0.2/1 M25-54)

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

    El Rico y Lazaro (Univision, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.571 million viewers
    – 0.9/2 HH
    – 0.4/2 A18-49

    Papa a Toda Madre (Univision, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.381 million viewers
    – 0.8/1 HH
    – 0.5/2 A18-49

    Por Amar Sin Ley (Univision, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.422 million viewers
    – 0.8/2 HH
    – 0.5/2 A18-49

    La Tierra Prometida (R) (UniMás, 7:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 0.520 million viewers
    – 0.3/1 HH
    – 0.1/1 A18-49

    El Chavo (UniMás, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 0.358 million viewers
    – 0.2/0 HH
    – 0.1/1 A18-49

    La Tierra Prometida (UniMás, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.380 million viewers
    – 0.8/1 HH
    – 0.4/2 A18-49

    Reto 4 Elementos: Naturaleza Extrema (UniMás, 10:00 PM, 120 min.)
    – 0.489 million viewers
    – 0.3/1 HH
    – 0.2/1 A18-49

    Caso Cerrado: Edición Estelar (Telemundo, 7:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.416 million viewers
    – 0.9/2 HH
    – 0.3/2 A18-49
    – 0.2/2 A18-34

    Mi Familia Perfecta (Telemundo, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 0.954 million viewers
    – 0.6/1 HH
    – 0.3/2 A18-49
    – 0.3/2 A18-34

    Al Otro Lado Del Muro (Telemundo, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.125 million viewers
    – 0.7/1 HH
    – 0.4/2 A18-49
    – 0.3/1 A18-34

    El Señor de Los Cielos V (Telemundo, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.706 million viewers
    – 0.9/2 HH
    – 0.8/3 A18-49
    – 0.6/3 A18-34

    What follows are the Live + Same Day rating results for the night’s select cable telecasts on Wednesday, May 16 (with the night’s cable ranks according to total viewers and adults 18-49 in parentheses):

    Real Housewives of NYC (BRAVO, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.411 million viewers (#15)
    – 1.03 HH (#14)
    – 0.47 A18-49 (#11)
    – 0.27 A18-34 (#15)
    – 0.64 A25-54 (#9)

    Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 0.945 million viewers (#28)
    – 0.66 HH (#27)
    – 0.18 A18-49 (#59)
    – 0.08 A18-34 (#80)
    – 0.24 A25-54 (#47)

    Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 0.829 million viewers (#35)
    – 0.60 HH (#31)
    – 0.15 A18-49 (#79)
    – 0.06 A18-34 (#95)
    – 0.22 A25-54 (#58)

    CNN Tonight (CNN, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 0.810 million viewers (#37)
    – 0.58 HH (#35)
    – 0.17 A18-49 (#68)
    – 0.08 A18-34 (#80)
    – 0.22 A25-54 (#58)

    Misfit Garage (DISC, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 0.938 million viewers (#30)
    – 0.59 HH (#32)
    – 0.28 A18-49 (#20)
    – 0.15 A18-34 (#51)
    – 0.39 A25-54 (#17)

    Sticker Shock (DISC, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 0.744 million viewers (#43)
    – 0.48 HH (#45)
    – 0.20 A18-49 (#49)
    – 0.09 A18-34 (#77)
    – 0.27 A25-54 (#38)

    Botched (E!, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 0.742 million viewers (#45)
    – 0.47 HH (#47)
    – 0.25 A18-49 (#25)
    – 0.18 A18-34 (#33)
    – 0.29 A25-54 (#34)

    Baseball Whip-Around (ESPN, 7:00 PM, 180 min.)
    – 0.599 million viewers (#63)
    – 0.41 HH (#57)
    – 0.19 A18-49 (#53)
    – 0.18 A18-34 (#33)
    – 0.20 A25-54 (#65)

    Guy’s Grocery Games (FOOD, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 0.945 million viewers (#28)
    – 0.59 HH (#32)
    – 0.31 A18-49 (#16)
    – 0.26 A18-34 (#16)
    – 0.38 A25-54 (#18)

    Tucker Carlson Tonight (FOXNC, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 2.604 million viewers (#5)
    – 1.74 HH (#5)
    – 0.29 A18-49 (#18)
    – 0.14 A18-34 (#55)
    – 0.46 A25-54 (#15)

    Hannity (FOXNC, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 3.445 million viewers (#2)
    – 2.28 HH (#2)
    – 0.33 A18-49 (#15)
    – 0.16 A18-34 (#45)
    – 0.54 A25-54 (#11)

    The Ingraham Angle (FOXNC, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 3.052 million viewers (#4)
    – 2.01 HH (#4)
    – 0.29 A18-49 (#18)
    – 0.10 A18-34 (#70)
    – 0.48 A25-54 (#14)

    The Americans (FX, 10:00 PM, 79 min.)
    – 0.620 million viewers (#58)
    – 0.42 HH (#53)
    – 0.13 A18-49 (#88)
    – 0.04 A18-34 (#97)
    – 0.18 A25-54 (#71)

    Archer (FXX, 10:00 PM, 30 min.)
    – 0.412 million viewers (#80)
    – 0.28 HH (#79)
    – 0.19 A18-49 (#53)
    – 0.16 A18-34 (#45)
    – 0.23 A25-54 (#54)

    House Hunters (HGTV, 10:00 PM, 30 min.)
    – 1.326 million viewers (#19)
    – 0.87 HH (#18)
    – 0.26 A18-49 (#23)
    – 0.17 A18-34 (#38)
    – 0.30 A25-54 (#31)

    House Hunters International (HGTV, 10:30 PM, 30 min.)
    – 1.312 million viewers (#20)
    – 0.88 HH (#17)
    – 0.27 A18-49 (#21)
    – 0.19 A18-34 (#28)
    – 0.33 A25-54 (#24)

    American Pickers: Best of (HIST, 9:00 PM, 63 min.)
    – 1.181 million viewers (#21)
    – 0.72 HH (#22)
    – 0.25 A18-49 (#25)
    – 0.16 A18-34 (#45)
    – 0.32 A25-54 (#25)

    Murder Chose Me (ID, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.041 million viewers (#25)
    – 0.72 HH (#22)
    – 0.27 A18-49 (#21)
    – 0.11 A18-34 (#66)
    – 0.37 A25-54 (#20)

    Little Women LA (LIF, 9:00 PM, 62 min.)
    – 0.772 million viewers (#40)
    – 0.52 HH (#38)
    – 0.25 A18-49 (#25)
    – 0.19 A18-34 (#28)
    – 0.28 A25-54 (#36)

    Little Women LA First Look (LIF, 10:02 PM, 11 min.)
    – 0.709 million viewers (#48)
    – 0.49 HH (#40)
    – 0.24 A18-49 (#30)
    – 0.17 A18-34 (#38)
    – 0.26 A25-54 (#42)

    All In with Chris Hayes (MSNBC, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.919 million viewers (#8)
    – 1.34 HH (#7)
    – 0.24 A18-49 (#30)
    – 0.08 A18-34 (#80)
    – 0.34 A25-54 (#23)

    Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 3.076 million viewers (#3)
    – 2.05 HH (#3)
    – 0.38 A18-49 (#14)
    – 0.13 A18-34 (#60)
    – 0.54 A25-54 (#11)

    Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell (MSNBC, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 2.285 million viewers (#6)
    – 1.56 HH (#6)
    – 0.24 A18-49 (#30)
    – 0.07 A18-34 (#91)
    – 0.38 A25-54 (#18)

    Evan Almighty (NAN, 8:00 PM, 120 min.)
    – 0.713 million viewers (#47)
    – 0.42 HH (#53)
    – 0.21 A18-49 (#41)
    – 0.18 A18-34 (#33)
    – 0.23 A25-54 (#54)

    NHL Live Pre Conference Finals (NBCSN, 8:00 PM, 61 min.)
    – 0.417 million viewers (#79)
    – 0.25 HH (#83)
    – 0.13 A18-49 (#88)
    – 0.10 A18-34 (#70)
    – 0.15 A25-54 (#83)

    NHL Conference Finals Western Conference Game 3: Winnipeg Jets at Vegas Golden Knights (NBCSN, 9:01 PM, 179 min.)
    – 1.394 million viewers (#16)
    – 0.85 HH (#20)
    – 0.46 A18-49 (#12)
    – 0.35 A18-34 (#12)
    – 0.57 A25-54 (#10)

    The Expanse (SYFY, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 0.609 million viewers (#60)
    – 0.39 HH (#61)
    – 0.19 A18-49 (#53)
    – 0.17 A18-34 (#38)
    – 0.27 A25-54 (#38)

    Krypton (SYFY, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 0.606 million viewers (#61)
    – 0.40 HH (#59)
    – 0.19 A18-49 (#53)
    – 0.16 A18-34 (#45)
    – 0.24 A25-54 (#47)

    This is Life Live (TLC, 9:00 PM, 108 min.)
    – 1.010 million viewers (#27)
    – 0.71 HH (#25)
    – 0.18 A18-49 (#59)
    – 0.07 A18-34 (#91)
    – 0.23 A25-54 (#54)

    NBA Playoffs Pre-Game (TNT, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.791 million viewers (#11)
    – 1.17 HH (#8)
    – 0.62 A18-49 (#6)
    – 0.54 A18-34 (#4)
    – 0.70 A25-54 (#7)

    NBA Playoffs-Conference Finals Western Conference Game 2: Golden State Warriors at Houston Rockets (TNT, 9:00 PM, 148 min.)
    – 7.496 million viewers (#1)
    – 4.58 HH (#1)
    – 2.91 A18-49 (#1)
    – 2.76 A18-34 (#1)
    – 3.05 A25-54 (#1)

    Expedition Unknown Popups (TRAV, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 0.579 million viewers (#67)
    – 0.37 HH (#63)
    – 0.16 A18-49 (#70)
    – 0.06 A18-34 (#95)
    – 0.25 A25-54 (#45)

    Legendary Locations (TRAV, 10:00 PM, 30 min.)
    – 0.718 million viewers (#46)
    – 0.45 HH (#49)
    – 0.21 A18-49 (#41)
    – 0.07 A18-34 (#91)
    – 0.30 A25-54 (#31)

    Colony (USA, 10:00 PM, 61 min.)
    – 0.698 million viewers (#50)
    – 0.49 HH (#40)
    – 0.16 A18-49 (#70)
    – 0.08 A18-34 (#80)
    – 0.22 A25-54 (#58)

    Hip Hop Squares 2 (VH1, 10:00 PM, 30 min.)
    – 0.554 million viewers (#70)
    – 0.34 HH (#73)
    – 0.24 A18-49 (#30)
    – 0.24 A18-34 (#19)
    – 0.24 A25-54 (#47)

    Hip Hop Squares 2 (VH1, 10:30 PM, 30 min.)
    – 0.604 million viewers (#62)
    – 0.37 HH (#63)
    – 0.25 A18-49 (#25)
    – 0.26 A18-34 (#16)
    – 0.27 A25-54 (#38)

    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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