Ratings: Empire Slips to Series Lows, Still Dominates Night

Empire Ratings Lows

Empire this Wednesday drew 6.9 million total viewers and a 2.4 rating (per finals), slipping 15 percent on both counts to new series lows — though still dominating the night in the demo.

Opening Fox’s night, Shots Fired (3.8 mil/1.0) ticked down from its premiere.

Over on NBC, Blindspot (4.3 mil/0.9) held steady, while SVU (5 mil/1.1) ticked down to hit and tie series lows. Chicago PD (6 mil/1.2) held steady.


THE CW | Arrow (1.55 mil/0.5) and The 100 (970K/0.3) each added a few eyeballs while flat in the demo.

CBS | Survivor (8.3 mil/1.8) rose a tenth, Criminal Minds (6.9 mil/1.2) dipped a tenth to match its series low in the demo and Beyond Borders (5.1 mil/0.9) ticked up.

ABC | The Goldbergs (6.1 mil/1.7) rose 10 percent and two tenths, while Imaginary Mary previewed to 5.4 mil/1.4 vs. Speechless‘ most recent 4.6 mil/1.3. Modern Family (6.8 mil/2.1) added two tenths, while black-ish (4.9 mil/1.5) and Designated Survivor (5.2 mil/1.1) were flat.

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