Primetime Ratings: CBS Wins With Sturdy ‘Survivor’

‘Amazing Race’ opens not so hot on CBS
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CBS got top spot in Wednesday’s ratings, Survivor leading the net to a 1.1 in viewers 18-49, per the Nielsen overnights, and a 5 share. In second was Fox at 1.0/5.

Contestants take part in an immunity challenge on the April 17 episode of 'Survivor.'

Contestants take part in an immunity challenge on the April 17 episode of 'Survivor.'

Fox won the race the Wednesday before.

Survivor did its usual 1.5, the episode featuring two tribal councils and a veteran of a previous season voted out. The Amazing Race season premiere did a 1.2, down from its 1.6 premiere in January 2018. SEAL Team went up 17% to 0.7.

On Fox, Empire did a 1.1 and Star a 0.9, both dramas flat.

ABC did a 0.5/3 with comedy repeats before a new Whiskey Cavalier fell 17% to 0.5.

NBC rated a 0.5/3 with Chicago repeats.

Telemundo did a 0.5/2 with both Exatlon Estados Unidos and Betty En NY at 0.5.

Univision got a 0.3/2.

The CW scored a 0.2/1 with both Riverdale and Jane the Virgin at 0.2, Riverdale down a tenth and Jane flat. 

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