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Updated Wednesday Ratings: Clean Sweep for CBS

WEDNESDAY FAST AFFILIATE RATINGS

What follows are the fast affiliate results for Wednesday, December 20, 2017 broken out by network and by each half-hour.

-Total Viewers:
CBS: 8.26 million, NBC: 3.57, ABC: 2.72, Fox 1.85, CW: 1.21

-Adults 18-49:
CBS: 1.8 rating/7 share, NBC: 0.9/ 4, ABC: 0.6/ 2, Fox: 0.5/ 2, CW: 0.3/ 1

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8:00 p.m.

ABC – The Goldbergs (R)
Viewers: 3.43 million (#3), A18-49: 0.7/ 3 (#2t)

CBS – Survivor (season finale)
Viewers: 8.81 million (#1), A18-49: 1.8/ 8 (#1)

NBC – Will & Grace (R)
Viewers: 3.84 million (#2), A18-49: 0.7/ 3 (#2t)

Fox – Empire (R)
Viewers: 2.18 million (#4), A18-49: 0.5/ 2 (#4)

CW – Grandma Got Run Over By a Reindeer (R)
Viewers: 1.37 million (#5), A18-49: 0.3/ 1 (#5)

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8:30 p.m.

ABC – Speechless (R)
Viewers: 2.80 million (#3), A18-49: 0.7/ 3 (#2t)

CBS – Survivor (season finale)
Viewers: 8.89 million (#1), A18-49: 1.9/ 8 (#1)

NBC – Movie: Pitch Perfect (R)
Viewers: 3.07 million (#2), A18-49: 0.7/ 3 (#2t)

Fox – Empire (R)
Viewers: 2.08 million (#4), A18-49: 0.5/ 2 (#4)

CW – Grandma Got Run Over By a Reindeer (R)
Viewers: 1.36 million (#5), A18-49: 0.3/ 1 (#5)

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9:00 p.m.

ABC – Modern Family (R)
Viewers: 3.01 million (#3), A18-49: 0.7/ 3 (#3)

CBS – Survivor (season finale)
Viewers: 8.94 million (#1), A18-49: 2.0/ 8 (#1)

NBC – Movie: Pitch Perfect (R)
Viewers: 3.34 million (#2), A18-49: 0.9/ 4 (#2)

Fox – Star (R)
Viewers: 1.63 million (#4), A18-49: 0.4/ 2 (#4)

CW – The Top 12 Christmas Movies of All Time (R)
Viewers: 1.09 million (#5), A18-49: 0.2/ 1 (#5)

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9:30 p.m.

ABC – American Housewife (R)
Viewers: 2.53 million (#3), A18-49: 0.6/ 2 (#3)

CBS – Survivor (season finale)
Viewers: 8.29 million (#1), A18-49: 1.8/ 7 (#1)

NBC – Movie: Pitch Perfect (R)
Viewers: 3.49 million (#2), A18-49: 0.9/ 4 (#2)

Fox – Star (R)
Viewers: 1.52 million (#4), A18-49: 0.4/ 1 (#4)

CW – The Top 12 Christmas Movies of All Time (R)
Viewers: 1.02 million (#5), A18-49: 0.2/ 1 (#5)

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10:00 p.m.

ABC – The Match Game (R)
Viewers: 2.22 million (#3), A18-49: 0.4/ 2 (#3)

CBS – Survivor (season finale) / Survivor Reunion
Viewers: 8.63 million (#1), A18-49: 1.9/ 8 (#1)

NBC – Movie: Pitch Perfect (R)
Viewers: 3.74 million (#2), A18-49: 1.1/ 4 (#2)

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10:30 p.m.

ABC – The Match Game (R)
Viewers: 2.35 million (#3), A18-49: 0.4/ 2 (#3)

CBS – Survivor (season finale) / Survivor Reunion
Viewers: 6.00 million (#1), A18-49: 1.2/ 5 (#1)

NBC – Movie: Pitch Perfect (R)
Viewers: 3.92 million (#2), A18-49: 1.1/ 5 (#2)

Source: Nielsen Media Research

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  1. FROM CBS

    CBS Wednesday Live + Same Day Highlights

    “SURVIVOR” FINALE TOPS WEDNESDAY IN VIEWERS AND KEY DEMOS

    Matches Year Ago Fall and Spring Editions in A18-49

    CBS Wins Night in All Measures

    · Last night’s SURVIVOR Fall finale from 8:00-10:30 PM was first in viewers (8.72 million), Adults 18-49 (1.9) and Adults 25-54 (2.5), the night’s top program in all these measures.

    · SURVIVOR matched last season’s Spring and Fall editions in Adults 18-49 (1.9) and beat last Spring’s finale in viewers (8.72m versus 8.35m).

    · From 10:30 – 11:00 PM, SURVIVOR REUNION averaged 6 million viewers, 1.2 in Adults 18-49 and 1.7 in Adults 25-54.

    · For the night, CBS was first in viewers (8.26 million), Adults 18-49 (1.8) and Adults 25-54 (2.5).

    · NOTE: SURVIVOR ran from 8:00 PM – 10:27 PM SURVIVOR LIVE REUNION ran from 10:28 PM – 11:00 PM. All ratings are preliminary and subject to change.

  2. FROM NBC

    Wednesday Primetime Results:

    The 2012 feature film “Pitch Perfect” (0.9/4 in 18-49, 3.5 million viewers overall from 8:30-11 p.m. ET):

    · Is close to rounding up to a 1.0 in 18-49 (currently reporting a 0.945 in these preliminary fast-affiliate ratings).

    · Ranks #2 in the two-and-a-half-hour time period among the Big 4 networks in 18-49 and total viewers, behind only CBS’ “Survivor” finale.

    · Grows substantially versus the prior network broadcast of the film opposite the 2016 Super Bowl (0.9 vs. 0.6 from 8:30-11 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016) and total viewers (3.512 million vs. 1.809 million).

    · In the 10:30 lead-in to local news, ranks #1 among ABC, CBS and NBC in women 18-49 ahead of CBS’s “Survivor” reunion, while tying for #1 among women 18-34 and pulling within 0.1 of a point of CBS in adults 18-49 (1.1 vs. 1.2)

    An encore telecast of “Will & Grace” (0.7/3 in 18-49, 3.8 million viewers overall from 8-8:30 p.m. ET):

    · Ranks #2 in the half-hour among ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox in total viewers

    · Finishes #2 or tied for #2 among those nets in adults, men and women 18-49 and adults, men and women 25-54.

    In Late-Night Metered Markets Wednesday Night:

    · In Nielsen’s 56 metered markets, household results were: “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” 2.2/6; “Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” 1.8/5 with an encore; and ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” 1.5/4 with an encore.

    · In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” 0.7/4; “Late Show,” 0.3/2 with an encore; and “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” 0.4/3 with an encore.

    · From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC’s “Nightline” averaged a 1.1/4 in metered-market households and a 0.3/2 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

    · From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, ratings were: “Late Night with Seth Meyers,” 1.3/4 in metered-market households; CBS’s “Late Late Show,” 0.9/3 with an encore. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: “Late Night,” 0.4/3 in 18-49; “Late Late Show,” 0.2/2 with an encore.

    · At 1:35 a.m., “Last Call with Carson Daly” averaged a 0.7/3 in metered-market households and a 0.3/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

    NOTE: Primetime results are based on “fast affiliate time period” data from Nielsen Media Research. All ratings are “live plus same day” unless otherwise indicated.