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Ratings: ‘Empire’ viewers up, ‘American Idol’ slips by 14% on Wednesday

Empire continued its winning streak on FOX holding steady with a 4.3 adult 18-49 rating while adding more viewers from last week at 11.3 million. This is the fourth week in a row that Empire has gone up in viewers.

Meanwhile, Empire’s lead-in American Idol fell to a 2.9 rating down from last week’s 3.4 rating.

On the CW, Arrow was steady at 1.1, even from last week. It had 2.87 million viewers. The 100 was up to 0.6.

On CBS, The Mentalist had a 1.3 rating and 9.05 million viewers. Criminal Minds had a 2.1 rating and 10.64 million viewers. Stalker had a 1.6 rating and 8.42 million viewers.

The rest of the night was in repeats.

TV Ratings Wednesday January 28, 2015 (Preliminary)

Time Network Show 18-49 Rating 18-49 Share Viewers Live+SD (million)
8:00 PM FOX American Idol 2.9 9 11.00
ABC The Middle (R) 1.3 4 5.58
CBS The Mentalist 1.3 4 9.05
CW Arrow 1.1 3 2.87
NBC The Mysteries of Laura (R) 0.7 2 4.14
8:30 PM ABC The Goldbergs (R) 1.3 4 4.68
9:00 PM FOX Empire 4.3 12 11.30
CBS Criminal Minds 2.1 6 10.64
ABC Modern Family (R) 1.5 4 5.31
NBC Law And Order: SVU (R) 0.7 2 3.61
CW The 100 0.6 2 1.61
9:30 PM ABC black-ish (R) 1.2 3 3.87
10:00 PM CBS Stalker 1.6 5 8.42
ABC black-ish (R) 1.1 3 3.43
NBC Chicago PD (R) 0.6 2 4.06
10:30PM ABC black-ish (R) 0.9 3 2.97

Via TVbytheNumbers

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