×

TV Ratings: ‘9-1-1’ Tops Wednesday, ‘X-Files’ Sinks to New Low

9-1-1” on Fox was the top-rated show of the night on Wednesday, according to Nielsen overnight data.

Airing at 9 p.m., the first-responder drama drew a 1.6 rating in adults 18-49 and 6.1 million viewers. The news was not so rosy for “The X-Files,” which hit a new series low on Fox at 8 where it drew a 0.9 and 3.6 million viewers, pending updates. The latter show is now halfway through it second season since it was revived on Fox in 2016 and is currently averaging less than half of the audience the first season drew in Live+Same Day

On NBC, “The Blacklist” (1.1, 6.2 million) and “Law & Order: SVU” (1.3, 5.6 million) were even, while “Chicago PD” (1.2, 6.7 million) was down slightly in the demo.

On CBS, “The Amazing Race” (1.2, 6.5 million) and “SEAL Team” (1.0, 6.6 million) were even, while “Criminal Minds” (1.0, 5.4 million) ticked up in the demo.

ABC aired mostly repeats until a new episode of “Match Game” (0.7, 2.9 million) at 10.

On The CW, “Riverdale” (0.5, 1.4 million) was even, while “Dynasty” (0.2, 0.64 million) was up slightly in total viewers.

Fox won the night in the demo with a 1.3 but finished third in total viewers with 4.8 million. NBC was second in the demo with a 1.2 and tied for first in total viewers with 6.16 million. CBS was third in the demo with a 1.1 but tied for first in total viewers with 6.16 million. ABC was fourth overall with a 0.8 and 3.3 million viewers. The CW drew a 0.3 and 1 million viewers.

More TV

  • Daniel Sandu Cristian Mungiu

    HBO Europe Greenlights Crime Caper 'Tuff Money' From Cristian Mungiu’s Mobra Films

    HBO Europe has greenlit original series “Tuff Money” (“Bani Negri”), a six-part crime caper from Cristian Mungiu’s Mobra Films, the company behind Mungiu’s Palme d’Or winner “4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days,” and HBO Europe’s “Hackerville.” “Tuff Money” has been written and will be directed by Daniel Sandu, the writer and director of the [...]

  • INVISIBLE HEROES

    Sanfic Adds Drama Series Strand as Chilean TV Builds (EXCLUSIVE)

    Adding to the momentum of Chile’s energetic push into upscale TV production, the Santiago Intl. Film Festival (Sanfic) is adding a TV strand, Sanfic Series. Focusing on drama series and part of the Sanfic Industry forum – after Ventana Sur now one of the biggest of any festival in South America – the section will [...]

  • AMC’s Streamer Acorn TV Hires Kerensa

    AMC-Owned Streamer Acorn TV Hires Former Filmstruck Exec as International Boss

    Former Filmstruck International general manager Kerensa Samanidis has been appointed Acorn TV’s first international chief. As general manager, international, she will spearhead the growth of the AMC Networks-owned streamer outside of North America and Latin America. Last year, Acorn TV expanded into Australia, and New Zealand, Argentina, Mexico, Spain, and Scandinavia. In the newly-created international [...]

  • miptv-conference-room

    MipTV Organizers Unveil Transformation Plan for 2020

    MipTV is moving inside the Palais des Festivals in Cannes as market organizers attempt to ensure that the April vent remains relevant in the face of falling attendance, increased competition and wider industry changes. Reed Midem organizes MipTV and its better-attended sibling, Mipcom, in October. After this year’s MipTV, it reached out to distributors, many [...]

  • LEONOR-WATLING-AND-JAIME-LORENTE

    Amazon Prime Video Reveals Three Spanish Originals, Drops Sergio Ramos Doc Trailer

    MADRID — Amazon Prime Video has announced a slate of three new Spanish original series set for 2020, which will strengthen the streamer’s domestic catalog in the country. It also shared the first trailer for its second Spanish soccer docu-series “El corazón de Sergio Ramos” (The Heart of Sergio Ramos). In “El Cid,” popular Spanish [...]

  • Maya Hawke'Once Upon a Time in

    Maya Hawke Reflects on Robin's 'Stranger Things' Coming Out Story

    Robin Buckley shocked viewers everywhere when she came out as a lesbian to Steve Harrington on the floor of a bathroom stall, but actress Maya Hawke says the twist wasn’t always set in stone. Hawke tells Variety that it wasn’t until episode four or five that she and the Duffer Brothers came to a final decision [...]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content