Ratings: Modern Family, black-ish End Seasons on a Low Note

Modern Family Ratings Low

On this final night of May sweeps….

ABC’s Modern Family closed Season 6 with 7.1 million total viewers and a 2.2 rating, slipping 12 and 19 percent week-to-week, hitting a series low in the demo, and down 32 and 40 percent from its previous finale.

Leading out of that, black-ish‘s freshman finale did 5.4 mil and a 1.6, slipping 11 and 20 percent week-to-week (to a season low) and down a full half from its strong September debut.

Bookending the ABC sitcoms, the 500 Questions premiere did 5 mil and a 1.2 and Celebrity Wife Swap (3.3 mil/1.0) matched its previous opener.


CBS | Survivor (9.7 mil/2.2) dipped a tenth from last week and was down two tenths from its previous finale; the reunion show retained 7.5 mil/1.8.

NBC | Mysteries of Laura (7.3 mil/1.1) rose 18 percent and a tenth, but versus its September time slot premiere was down 27 percent. The SVU (7.2 mil/1.4) and Chicago PD (7.2 mil/1.4) finales each slipped two tenths, with the latter tying a series low.

THE CW | Supernatural (1.8 mil/0.7) was steady week-to-week but down sharply from its previous finale (2.3 mil/1.1), which aired on a Tuesday.

FOX | MasterChef returned to 3.3 mil and a 1.2, ticking down from its previous premiere.

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