ABC got the top score in Wednesday prime ratings, with live airings of All in the Family and The Jeffersons leading the net to a 1.3 in viewers 18-49, per the Nielsen overnights, and a 7 share. In second was NBC at 1.0/5.
Live in Front of a Studio Audience:Norman Lear’sAll in the FamilyandThe Jeffersons rated a 1.7 from 8 to 9:30. Special All AboutAll in the FamilyandThe Jeffersons did a 1.4 and the finale of Whiskey Cavalier doubled its previous score for a 0.8.
On NBC, it was Chicago night, with three season finales. Chicago Med got a flat 1.1 and Chicago Fire ticked up 10% to 1.1, then Chicago P.D. shed 10% for a 0.9.
CBS did a 0.8/4 and Fox a 0.6/3. On CBS, two hours of The Amazing Race got a level 0.8 and the SEAL Team finale grew 17% for a 0.7.
Fox had MasterChef Junior Celebrity Family Showdown up 20% for a 0.6 and Gordon Ramsay’s 24 Hours to Hell and Back at 0.5. 24 Hours did a 0.8 last time out.
Univision and Telemundo both did a 0.4/2.
The CW rated a 0.2/1. Special My Last Days got a 0.2 and Jane the Virgin a 0.3 was 0.2.
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Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Playboy and New York magazine.
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