Ratings: Designated Survivor, Blacklist Eye Lows Heading Into Finales

Designated Survivor Cancelled Renewed

With its penultimate episode of Season 2, ABC bubble drama Designated Survivor this Wednesday drew 3.27 million total viewers and a 0.5 demo rating, dipping on both counts to match its series lows.

On the sitcom front, The Goldbergs (4.8 mil/1.2) was steady, Alex Inc. (3 mil/0.7) dipped, Modern Family (4.7 mil/1.3) rebounded from last week’s low and American Housewife (4.1 mil/1.1) rose two tenths.


NBC | Bubble drama The Blacklist (4.9 mil/0.7) and the newly renewed SVU (5.7 mil/1.1) each dipped a tenth, with the former eyeing a new series low (if it doesn’t adjust up in finals). The newly renewed Chicago PD (6.3 mil/1.2) was steady with its season finale.

FOX | Empire (5 mil/1.6) dipped a tenth yet still led the night in the demo; Star (3.8 mil/1.2) was steady.

THE CW | Riverdale (1 mil/0.4) was steady, while The Originals (760K/0.3) dipped to early season lows.

CBS | Survivor (7.6 mil/1.5) hit an audience low for the season while steady in the demo. SEAL Team (6.2 mil/0.9) and Code Black (5 mil/0.7) were steady.

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