Ratings: ‘Empire,’ ‘Rosewood’ Rebound in Fox Wednesday Win

NBC’s “Mysteries of Laura” lifts one-tenth of a point in key 18-49 demo

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Fox crushed its competition — as per the usual Wednesday ranking — and it even got a slight rise out of both “Empire” and “Rosewood,” which had previously been trending downward week to week.

ABC finished second in the key 18-49 demographic, though the Disney-owned network managed just fourth-place among total viewers. CBS was third in the demo and runner-up among overall audience.

Fox finished first in ratings with a 3.1 rating/10 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and in total viewers with an average of 8.7 million, according to preliminary numbers. At 8 p.m., “Rosewood” received a 1.5/5 and 5.2 million viewers. “Empire” at 9 scored a 4.8/15 and 12.2 million viewers.

ABC was second in ratings with a 1.8/6, but fourth in viewers with 6 million. “The Middle” at 8 had a 1.9/7 and 7.1 million viewers. “The Goldbergs” at 9 got a 2.1/7 and 6.5 million viewers. “Modern Family” at 9 earned a 2.7/8 and 7.7 million viewers. “Black-ish” at 9:30 posted a 1.8/5 and 5.8 million viewers. “Nashville” at 10 received a 1.1/4 and 4.5 million viewers.

CBS was third in ratings with a 1.6/5 and second in viewers with 8.2 million. “Survivor” at 8 had a 2.1/7 and 9 million viewers. “Criminal Minds” at 9 got a 1.6/5 and 8.3 million viewers. “Code Black” at 10 received a 1.2/4 and 7.1 million viewers.

NBC was fourth in ratings with a 1.3/4 and third in viewers with 6.4 million. At 8, “The Mysteries of Laura” posted a 1.1/4 and 6.6 million viewers. “Law & Order: SVU” at 9 had a 1.5/5 and 6.3 million viewers. “Chicago PD” at 10 got a 1.4/4 and 6.2 million viewers.

Univision was fifth in ratings with a 0.8/3 and in viewers with 2.3 million.

The CW was sixth in ratings with a 0.7/2 and in viewers with 2 million. “Arrow” at 8 received a 0.9/3 and 2.4 million viewers. That was followed by “Supernatural” at 9, with a 0.6/2 and 1.6 million viewers.

Telemundo was seventh in ratings with a 0.6/2 and in viewers with 1.7 million.