Ratings: black-ish Rises, Middle Slips, Arrow and Modern Family Tick Up

Black-ish Ratings

ABC’s black-ish this Wednesday drew 7.7 million total viewers and a 2.7 rating (per finals), up 13 percent in the demo week-to-week.

Leading out of that, Nashville (5.6 mil/1.4) was flat.

Opening ABC’s night, The Middle (7 mil/1.8) was down 14 percent, The Goldbergs (6.9 mil/2.2) was flat and Modern Family (9.9 mil/3.5) rose a tenth.


FOX | World Series coverage drew 23.5 million total viewers and a 6.6 rating, improving on the finals for last year’s deciding Red Sox/Cardinals game (19.2 mil/5.7) but shy of the numbers for the fall classic’s most recent Game 7 contest (25.4 mil/7.4 circa 2011, Cardinals/Rangers).

CBS | Survivor (9.1 mil/2.2) was steady in the demo, Criminal Minds (10.5 mil/2.3) added some viewers while slipping 8 percent in the demo and Stalker (7.4 mil/1.6) was down a tenth.

NBC | The Mysteries of Laura (7.5 mil/1.2) dipped 10 percent and a tenth.

THE CW | With NBA preemptions factored out, Arrow (2.5 mil/1.0) was up a tenth while The 100 (1.5 mil/0.5) was flat.

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