Ratings: NBC’s ‘Chicago’ Shows Dominate First Post-‘Jeopardy! GOAT’ Primetime

ABC goes from being last Wednesday’s No. 1 network to last night’s No. 3

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There was a “Jeopardy! Greatest of All Time”-shaped hole in Wednesday’s primetime block — seeing as the event series came to an end Tuesday with Ken Jennings’ victory over James Holzhauer and Brad Rutter — which allowed for NBC and its “Chicago” franchise to dominate the weeknight that was won by ABC and its “GOAT” a week ago.

Returning to its regular block of programming, ABC slipped from being last Wednesday’s No. 1 broadcast network in the key adults 18-49 range to last night’s No. 3.

NBC was first in ratings with a 1.2 rating/6 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and in total viewers with an average of 7.8 million, according to preliminary numbers. At 8 p.m., “Chicago Med” scored a 1.2/6 and 8.4 million viewers. “Chicago Fire” at 9 earned a 1.2/6 and 8.1 million viewers. At 10, “Chicago P.D.” closed the night with a 1.1/6 and 6.8 million viewers.

CBS was second in ratings with a 0.7/4 and in viewers with 4.2 million. At 8, “Undercover Boss” picked up a 0.7/4 and 4.4 million viewers. At 9, “Criminal Minds” got a 0.7/4 and 4.6 million viewers. “S.W.A.T.” at 10 received a 0.6/3 and 3.6 million viewers.

ABC was third in ratings with a 0.6/3 and in viewers with 3 million. At 8, “The Goldbergs” had a 0.7/4 and 3.6 million viewers. At 8:30, “Schooled” took a 0.6/3 and 2.9 million viewers. At 9, “Modern Family” put up a 0.9/5 and 3.8 million viewers. At 9:30, “Single Parents” closed the comedy block with a 0.6/3 and 2.5 million viewers. “Stumptown” at 10 settled for a 0.4/2 and 2.3 million viewers.

Univision was fourth in ratings with a 0.5/3 and in viewers with 1.7 million.

Fox and Telemundo tied for fifth in ratings, each with a 0.3/2. Fox was fifth in total viewers with 1.3 million and Telemundo was sixth with 888,000.

For Fox, “Flirty Dancing” at 8 managed a 0.4/2 and 1.5 million viewers. At 9, “Almost Family” settled for a 0.3/2 and 1 million viewers.

The CW was seventh in ratings with a 0.1/0 and in viewers with 888,000. “The CW Dog Honors” special at 8 got a 0.1/0 and 567,000 viewers. “Nancy Drew” at 9 had a 0.1/0 and 668,000 viewers.