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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

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.