Containment Ratings

Ratings: Containment Matches iZombie Demo Number, Builds Audience

Containment premiered this Tuesday to 1.67 million total viewers and a 0.5 demo rating (per finals), matching both iZombie‘s Season 2 average (1.3 mil/0.5) and its week-ago finale (1.2 mil/0.5), yet giving theThe CW its largest audience in the time slot this season. TVLine readers gave the outbreak drama an average grade of “B+.”

Opening The CW’s night, The Flash (3 mil/1.2) slipped a tenth, tying its demo low.

Elsewhere in the ratings….

CBS | NCIS (14.8 mil/1.9) was down 6 percent and a tenth, yet beat The Voice for the nightly demo win. NCIS: New Orleans (12.2 mil/1.6) dipped a tenth while Part 1 of the Limitless finale (5.6 mil/1.1) was steady.

NBC | The Voice (9.8 mil/1.8) dropped to Wednesday lows for the cycle. Chicago Med (8.2 mil/1.6) rose a tenth while Chicago Fire (8.2 mil/1.7) grew two tenths.

ABC | Agents of SHIELD (2.9 mil/0.9) dipped to tie its series low in the demo. Leading out of a Fresh off the Boat rerun, The Real O’Neals (3 mil/0.8) slipped two tenths.

FOX | New Girl’s first half-hour (2.1 mil/0.9) matched its demo low; the second episode then did 1.8 mil/0.8 (on par with Grandfathered numbers). Brooklyn Nine-Nine ended its season steady at 2 mil/0.9. The Grinder (1.5 mil/0.6) was flat.

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