Fox’s Empire this Wednesday drew 12.2 million total viewers and a 4.7 rating (per finals), down 7 and 8 percent week-to-week and marking a fourth straight decline since its boffo Season 1 finale.
Opening Fox’s night, Rosewood (5 mil/1.4) slipped 14 and 12 percent.
Elsewhere in the ratings….
CBS | Survivor (9.1 mil/2.2) gained two tenths, while Criminal Minds (9.1 mil/1.7) and Code Black (7 mil/1.2) stabilized.
NBC | Mysteries of Laura (6.9 mil/1.0) and SVU (6.2 mil/1.5) each dipped a tenth, while Chicago P.D. (6.6 mil/1.5) was steady.
THE CW | Arrow (2.5 mil/1.0) slipped 7 and a tenth (but is up 6 and 25 percent versus last season’s Episode 2), while Supernatural (1.9 mil/0.8) dipped a tenth.
ABC | The Middle (7.1 mil/2.0) and Modern Family (7.9 mil/2.7) were flat, The Goldbergs (6.4 mil/2.0) and black-ish (5.7 mil/1.8) each dipped a tenth, while Nashville (4.5 mil/1.1) ticked up 5 percent and a tenth.