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Primetime Ratings: Fox, NBC Split Wednesday Win

Fox and NBC tied for the top spot in Wednesday ratings, both networks attaining a 1.1 in viewers 18-49, per the Nielsen overnights, and a 5 share. Runner-up was CBS at 1.0/5.

Fox had Empire at 1.2 and Star at 1.0, both shows up a tenth of a point.

NBC had Chicago Med down 17% to 1.0, Chicago Fire off 8% to 1.1 and Chicago P.D. down 9% to 1.0.

CBS had Survivor at a flat 1.5 and Million Dollar Mile down 20% from premiere at 0.8, before SEAL Team scored a level 0.6.

ABC did a 0.8/4. The Goldbergs got a 1.1 and Schooled a 0.8, both down a tenth of a point. Modern Family rated a flat 1.1 and Single Parents went up 14% to 0.8. Whiskey Cavalier also grew, up 20% to 0.6.

Telemundo and Univision both scored a 0.4/2.

The CW rated a 0.2/1. A Jane the Virgin rerun led into a new one down a tenth at 0.2. 

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.