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Wednesday Ratings: Live News Coverage on NBC Leads the Broadcast Networks

WEDNESDAY FAST AFFILIATE RATINGS - All Results Approximate

Wednesday, January 6, 2021

What follows are the fast affiliate ratings from Nielsen for Wednesday, January 6, 2021. Note: These ratings are time period based (and are, therefore, only approximate, particularly with the live news coverage last night).

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-Total Viewers:
NBC: 5.42 million, ABC: 4.21, Fox: 2.91, CBS: 2.51, CW: 286,000

-Adults 18-49:
NBC: 1.0 rating/5 share, ABC and Fox: 0.7/ 4 each, CBS: 0.4/ 2, CW: 0.1/ 0

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8:00 p.m.

ABC – Live news coverage
Viewers: 5.30 million (#2), A18-49: 1.0/ 5 (#2)

CBS – Live news coverage
Viewers: 3.66 million (#3), A18-49: 0.5/ 3 (#4)

NBC – Live news coverage
Viewers: 7.39 million (#1), A18-49: 1.3/ 7 (#1)

Fox – The Masked Dancer (R)
Viewers: 2.65 million (#4), A18-49: 0.7/ 3 (#3)

CW – Riverdale (R)
Viewers: 389,000 (#5), A18-49: 0.1/ 0 (#5)

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8:30 p.m.

ABC – Live news coverage
Viewers: 4.69 million (#2), A18-49: 0.8/ 4 (#2)

CBS – Live news coverage
Viewers: 2.87 million (#4), A18-49: 0.4/ 2 (#4)

NBC – Live news coverage
Viewers: 6.17 million (#1), A18-49: 1.1/ 6 (#1)

Fox – The Masked Dancer (R)
Viewers: 2.93 million (#3), A18-49: 0.7/ 4 (#3)

CW – Riverdale (R)
Viewers: 233,000 (#5), A18-49: 0.0/ 0 (#5)

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9:00 p.m.

ABC – Live news coverage
Viewers: 4.26 million (#2), A18-49: 0.7/ 4 (#3)

CBS – Live news coverage
Viewers: 2.40 million (#4), A18-49: 0.3/ 2 (#4)

NBC – Live news coverage
Viewers: 5.42 million (#1), A18-49: 1.0/ 5 (#1)

Fox – Name That Tune (series premiere)
Viewers: 3.17 million (#3), A18-49: 0.8/ 4 (#2)

CW – Nancy Drew (R)
Viewers: 254,000 (#5), A18-49: 0.1/ 0 (#5)

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9:30 p.m.

ABC – Live news coverage
Viewers: 3.90 million (#2), A18-49: 0.6/ 3 (#3)

CBS – Live news coverage
Viewers: 1.92 million (#4), A18-49: 0.3/ 1 (#4)

NBC – Live news coverage
Viewers: 5.71 million (#1), A18-49: 0.9/ 5 (#1)

Fox – Name That Tune (series premiere)
Viewers: 2.90 million (#3), A18-49: 0.7/ 4 (#2)

CW – Nancy Drew (R)
Viewers: 261,000 (#5), A18-49: 0.1/ 0 (#5)

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10:00 p.m.

ABC – Live news coverage
Viewers: 3.71 million (#2), A18-49: 0.6/ 3 (#2)

CBS – Live news coverage
Viewers: 2.19 million (#3), A18-49: 0.3/ 2 (#3)

NBC – Live news coverage
Viewers: 4.62 million (#1), A18-49: 0.9/ 5 (#1)

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10:30 p.m.

ABC – Live news coverage
Viewers: 3.39 million (#2), A18-49: 0.6/ 4 (#2)

CBS – Live news coverage
Viewers: 2.01 million (#3), A18-49: 0.3/ 2 (#3)

NBC – Live news coverage
Viewers: 3.83 million (#1), A18-49: 0.7/ 5 (#1)

Source: Nielsen Media Research