Fox’s Empire this Wednesday drew 12.3 million total viewers and a 4.8 rating (per finals), ticking up in both audience and in the demo for the first time this season.
Prior to this week, the returning megahit had experienced four straight episodes of declines.
Opening Fox’s night, Rosewood (5.3 mil/1.6) added a few eyeballs as well as two tenths in the demo.
Elsewhere in the ratings….
CBS | Survivor (9.1 mil/2.1) and Criminal Minds (8.5 mil/1.6) each dipped a tenth, with the latter hitting a series low, while Code Black (7.1 mil/1.2) was steady.
NBC | Mysteries of Laura (6.8 mil/1.1) rose a tenth, SVU (6.3 mil/1.5) was flat and Chicago P.D. (6.2 mil/1.4) dipped a tenth.
THE CW | Arrow (2.4 mil/0.9) ticked down just a bit, while Supernatural (1.6 mil/0.6) slipped 16 and 25 percent.
ABC | The Middle (7.1 mil/1.9) dipped a tenth, Modern Family (7.8 mil/2.7), black-ish (5.8 mil/1.8) and Nashville (4.5 mil/1.1) were steady, and The Goldbergs (6.5 mil/2.1) rose a tenth.