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Wednesday Overnights: ‘Survivor’ on CBS Tops Night

ABC's 'Alex, Inc.' and 'Designated Survivor' Conclude Series Runs

WEDNESDAY, MAY 16, 2018

Household Rating/Share
CBS: 4.2/ 7, Fox: 2.6/ 6, NBC: 3.5/ 6, ABC: 2.9/ 5, CW: 0.9/ 1

Percent Change from Year-Ago Evening
CBS: +11, CW: no change, NBC: – 5, ABC: -17, Fox: -26

What follows are the household overnight ratings for Wednesday, April 25 broken out by half-hour:

8:00 p.m.
ABC – “The Goldbergs” (season finale): 3.6/ 7 (#4)
CBS – “Survivor”: 4.8/ 9 (#1)
NBC – “ The Blacklist” (season finale): 3.7/ 7 (#3)
Fox – “Empire”: 4.1/ 7 (#2)
CW – “Riverdale” (season finale): 1.1/ 2 (#5)

8:30 p.m.
ABC – “Alex, Inc.” (series finale): 2.3/ 4 (#4)
CBS – “Survivor”: 4.7/ 8 (#1)
NBC – “ The Blacklist” (season finale): 3.6/ 6 (#3)
Fox – “Empire”: 4.2/ 7 (#2)
CW – “Riverdale” (season finale): 1.0/ 2 (#5)

9:00 p.m.
ABC – “Modern Family” (season finale): 3.7/ 6 (#3)
CBS – “SEAL Team” (season finale): 3.9/ 7 (#1t)
NBC – “Law & Order: SVU”: 3.9/ 7 (#1t)
Fox – “Star”: 3.0/ 5 (#4)
CW – “The Originals”: 0.7/ 1 (#5)

9:30 p.m.
ABC – “American Housewife” (season finale): 2.8/ 5 (#4)
CBS – “SEAL Team” (season finale): 3.9/ 7 (#2)
NBC – “Law & Order: SVU”: 4.0/ 7 (#1)
Fox – “Star”: 3.0/ 5 (#3)
CW – “The Originals”: 0.6/ 1 (#5)

10:00 p.m.
ABC – “Designated Survivor” (series finale): 2.7/ 5 (#3)
CBS – “Code Black”: 3.9/ 7 (#1)
NBC – “Inside the Royal Wedding: Harry and Meghan”: 3.0/ 5 (#2)

10:30 p.m.
ABC – “Designated Survivor” (series finale): 2.5/ 5 (#3)
CBS – “Code Black”: 3.8/ 7 (#1)
NBC – “Inside the Royal Wedding: Harry and Meghan”: 3.0/ 6 (#2)

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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