TV Ratings: ‘Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time’ Grows to 14.8 Million Viewers

Part 2 of ABC’s “Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time” built on the strong performance from part 1 to comfortably win the Wednesday night TV ratings race.

The quiz show, which is pitting three of the greatest contestants to have ever played against each other, drew 14.8 million total viewers, up from 14 million on Tuesday night. Its 2.3 rating among adults 18-49 was down fractionally from part 1, but still represented by far the highest rating on the night.

The “Jeopardy!” success helped lift “Modern Family” to a two-year viewership high in the 9 p.m. time slot. The comedy, which is in its final season, drew 6.4 million viewers and a 1.5 rating. Later on, “Single Parents” came in at a 0.9 and 3.4 million viewers, followed by “Stumptown” with a 0.5 and 2.7 million viewers.

NBC came second on the night behind ABC, thanks to its ever-reliable “Chicago Trifecta,” as “Med” and “Fire” both scored a 1.1, followed by “P.D.” with a 1.0

CBS came third with the season 9 premiere of “Undercover Boss” putting up a 0.7 and 4.2 million viewers, followed by the season 15 premiere of “Criminal Minds” with a 0.7 and 4.8 million total viewers. A second episode of “Criminal Minds” also scored a 0.7 and retained almost all the audience from the first in the 10 p.m. time slot.

Over on Fox, “Flirty Dancing” dipped once again, this time coming in at a 0.3 and 1.4 million total viewers, down 25% on last episode. “Almost Family” came in even on last week at a 0.3 rating and just over 1 million pairs of eyeballs.

Replays of “Riverdale” and “Nancy Drew” both scored a 0.1 for the CW.

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