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TV Ratings: ‘Empire’ audience grows for record-breaking eighth week

Empire has done it again! For a record-breaking eighth week, the FOX drama increased its viewership and soared to the top of the ratings for a ninth week in a row. Incredible!

Empire had a 5.7 adult 18-49 rating on Wednesday and 14.2 million viewers. That’s a 6% growth in ratings and 2% growth in total viewers respectively.

Also: The Voice “Best of Blinds” clip show TIED an original American Idol show last night, both with an adult 2.1 rating. AMAZING! Idol was down 22% from last week.

Survivor had a 2.3 rating. Modern Family had a 3.4 rating.

'Empire' audience grows for record-breaking eighth week

TV Ratings Wednesday March 4, 2015

Time Net Show 18-49 Rating/Sh Total Viewers (millions)
8:00 CBS Survivor 2.3/ 9.87
ABC The Middle 2.2/7 8.30
FOX American Idol 2.1/ 8.75
NBC The Voice – Clip Show (8-10PM) 2.1/ 8.59
CW Arrow – R 0.4/ 1.44
8:30 ABC The Goldbergs 2.5/8 7.90
9:00 FOX Empire 5.7/ 14.19
ABC Modern Family 3.4/10 9.57
CBS Criminal Minds 1.9/ 10.45
CW The 100 0.5/ 1.48
9:30 ABC black-ish 2.3/6 6.75
10:00 CBS CSI: Cyber – Series Premiere 1.8/ 10.30
ABC Nashville 1.4/ 5.28
NBC Chicago P.D. – R 1.1/ 4.86

Via TVbytheNumbers

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8:00 p.m.

ABC – The Middle
Viewers: 8.30 million (#4), A18-49: 2.2/ 7 (#1t)

CBS – Survivor
Viewers: 9.76 million (#1), A18-49: 2.2/ 7 (#1)

NBC – The Voice (clips show)
Viewers: 8.73 million (#2), A18-49: 2.1/ 7 (#3)

Fox – American Idol
Viewers: 8.35 million (#3), A18-49: 1.9/ 6 (#4)

CW – Arrow (R)
Viewers: 1.58 million (#5), A18-49: 0.5/ 2 (#5)

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8:30 p.m.

ABC – The Goldbergs
Viewers: 7.90 million (#4), A18-49: 2.5/ 8 (#1)

CBS – Survivor
Viewers: 9.98 million (#1), A18-49: 2.4/ 7 (#2)

NBC – The Voice (clips show)
Viewers: 8.44 million (#3), A18-49: 2.1/ 6 (#4)

Fox – American Idol
Viewers: 9.15 million (#2), A18-49: 2.3/ 7 (#3)

CW – Arrow (R)
Viewers: 1.29 million (#5), A18-49: 0.54/ 1 (#5)

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9:00 p.m.

ABC – Modern Family
Viewers: 9.57 million (#3), A18-49: 3.4/10 (#2)

CBS – Criminal Minds
Viewers: 10.42 million (#2), A18-49: 2.0/ 6 (#4)

NBC – The Voice
Viewers: 8.39 million (#4), A18-49: 2.1/ 6 (#3)

Fox – Empire
Viewers: 14.05 million (#1), A18-49: 5.6/16 (#1)

CW – The 100
Viewers: 1.55 million (#5), A18-49: 0.5/ 1 (#5)

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9:30 p.m.

ABC – black-ish
Viewers: 6.75 million (#4), A18-49: 2.3/ 6 (#2)

CBS – Criminal Minds
Viewers: 10.47 million (#2), A18-49: 1.9/ 5 (#4)

NBC – The Voice
Viewers: 8.39 million (#3), A18-49: 2.1/ 6 (#3)

Fox – Empire
Viewers: 14.32 million (#1), A18-49: 5.7/16 (#1)

CW – The 100
Viewers: 1.40 million (#5), A18-49: 0.4/ 1 (#5)

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10:00 p.m.

ABC – Nashville
Viewers: 5.32 million (#2), A18-49: 1.5/ 5 (#2)

CBS – CSI: Cyber (series premiere)
Viewers: 10.44 million (#1), A18-49: 1.8/ 5 (#1)

NBC – Chicago PD (R)
Viewers: 5.14 million (#3), A18-49: 1.2/ 4 (#3)

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10:30 p.m.

ABC – Nashville
Viewers: 5.24 million (#2), A18-49: 1.4/ 4 (#2)

CBS – CSI: Cyber (series premiere)
Viewers: 10.15 million (#1), A18-49: 1.7/ 6 (#1)

NBC – Chicago PD (R)
Viewers: 4.58 million (#3), A18-49: 1.0/ 3 (#3)

Source: Nielsen Media Research

Via TV Media Insights

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