Ratings: Tearful ‘Jane the Virgin’ End Ties Series Low – But Ticks Up in Viewers

CBS and Fox split Wednesday’s demo win, ABC takes the trophy for overall eyeballs

Last Updated: August 1, 2019 @ 11:20 AM

The CW said goodbye to the Villanueva women Wednesday with its final episode of “Jane the Virgin,” an installment that tied the drama’s series low in the key adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.2 rating — its average over its fifth and final season — but ticked up to a three-week high in total viewers.

CBS and Fox tied for first in ratings, each with a 0.7 rating/3 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic, according to preliminary numbers. CBS was third in total viewers with 2.75 million and Fox was fourth with 2.6 million.

For CBS, “Love Island” at 8 p.m. received a 0.5/3 and 2.5 million viewers. At 9, “Big Brother” scored a 1.0/5 and 3.8 million viewers. A repeat followed.

For Fox, “MasterChef” at 8 put up a 0.8/4 and 3.1 million viewers. At 9, “First Responders Live” had a 0.5/2 and 2.1 million viewers.

ABC and NBC tied for third in ratings, both with a 0.5/3. ABC was first in total viewers with 2.94 million and NBC was second with 2.89 million.

For ABC, “Press Your Luck” at 8 opened the night with a 0.7/4 and 3.4 million viewers. At 9, “Card Sharks” had a 0.5/3 and 2.8 million viewers. At 10, “Match Game” took a 0.5/2 and 2.7 million viewers.

For NBC, following repeats, “The InBetween” at 10 managed a 0.4/2 and 2.6 million viewers.

Univision and Telemundo tied for fifth in ratings, each with a 0.4/2. Telemundo was fifth in viewers with 1.16 million, Univision was sixth with 1.13 million viewers.

The CW was seventh in ratings with a 0.2/1 and in viewers with 670,000.

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