Ratings: Riverdale Slips From Highs But Stays Strong, Dynasty Flat in Week 2


The CW’s Riverdale this Wednesday drew 1.76 million total viewers and a 0.6 demo rating, slipping 25 percent from its record-setting Season 2 opener but still up sharply from its freshman average of 1 mil/0.4.

Leading out of that, Dynasty (920K/0.3) in Week 2 lost 27 percent of its total audience while steady in the demo (matching Frequency‘s year-ago rating).


FOX | Empire (5.7 mil/1.8) and Star (4.2 mil/1.3) each slipped two tenths, with the former marking new audience and demo lows.

CBS | Survivor (8.1 mil/1.8) rose a tenth, while  SEAL Team (7.1 mil/1.1) and Criminal Minds (5.9 mil/1.0)  each ticked down.

NBC | The Blacklist (5.5 mil/0.9) and Chicago PD (5.8 mil/1.1) each ticked down, with the latter tying/hitting series lows. SVU (5.6 mil/1.2) was steady.

ABC | The Goldbergs (5.5 mil/1.5),  Speechless (4.3 mil/1.1) and American Housewife (5.1 mil/1.4) were steady, while Modern Family (6.1 mil/1.7) and Designated Survivor (new lows of 4.3 mil/0.8) each dipped a tenth.

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