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Primetime Ratings: CBS Wins With ‘Survivor’ Premiere

CBS grabbed the win in Wednesday’s prime ratings, posting a 1.4 in viewers 18-49, according to Nielsen’s overnights, and a 6 share. That beat the 1.2/5 that Fox put up.

The premiere of Survivor did a 1.7 on CBS. Its 2017 season finale had done a 1.9. Drama Seal Team lost 20% for a 0.8.

For Fox, The X-Files rated a 0.8 while 9-1-1 did a 1.5. Both shows lost a tenth of a point from their last fresh airings.

NBC scored a 1.1/4, as The Blacklist slipped 18% to 0.9, Law & Order: SVU was down 15% to 1.1 and Chicago P.D. posted a flat 1.2.

ABC tallied a 1.0/4, as The Goldbergs fell 24% to 1.3 and Speechless dropped 23% to 1.0. Modern Family slipped 28% to 1.3 and American Housewife dipped 29% to 1.0. Designated Survivor was off a tenth of a point at 0.7.

Telemundo and Univision both scored a 0.5/2.

The CW was at 0.2/1 with repeats.

Michael Malone
Michael Malone

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.