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Primetime Ratings: ‘Survivor’ Paces CBS Against Repeats

CBS was the easy ratings winner on repeat-rich Wednesday, putting up a 1.4 in adults 18-49, per Nielsen’s overnights, and a 5 share. Two hours of Survivor did a flat 1.7 for CBS, then Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders did a flat 0.8. 

ABC was at 0.9/4, with repeated comedies before Designated Survivor fell 9% to 1.0. 

Fox and NBC scored a 0.8/3. Fox had Shots Fired at 0.8, down a tenth of a point from last week, and a repeat of Empire

NBC was in repeats throughout prime. 

The CW, at 0.3/1, too was in repeats. 

Among Spanish-language players, Univision had a 0.6/2 and Telemundo a 0.5/2. 

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.