FOX's "Empire" Rises From Series Low, "STAR" Holds Steady

Angelo Anderson
December 8, 2017

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, ratings were: "Late Night with Seth Meyers", 1.3/5 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show", 1.1/4.

NBC, which hosted the a cappella Christmas special, settled for a third-place tie with ABC among adults 18-49.

The drama ticked up to a 1.8 rating among adults 18-49 after experiencing a same-day series low 1.7 rating the previous week.

· In Nielsen's 56 metered markets, household results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon", 2.5/7; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert", 2.1/6; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live", 1.8/5. At 8:30 p.m., ABC's "Speechless" held even with the previous week in Adults 18-49 (1.1/4). "Survivor" at 8 p.m. put up a 1.8/7 and 8.9 million viewers.

Elsewhere on CBS, SEAL Team racked up a 1.1 rating among adults 18-49 before a new Criminal Minds (0.9 adults). NBC was second in total viewers with 5.8 million, ABC was fourth with 4.6 million. "Chicago P.D." at 10 received a 1.2/5 and 6.5 million viewers.

The numbers top the 1.7 rating and 5.05 million viewer mark drawn by the previous broadcast.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.1/4 in metered-market households and a 0.4/3 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters. "Modern Family" at 9 landed a 1.7/6 and 5.8 million viewers. "American Housewife" at 9:30 received a 1.2/5 and 4.6 million viewers. "Designated Survivor" (0.7, 3.9 million) was even. The CW averaged a 0.4 and 1.1 million viewers.

Univision was at 0.5/2 and Telemundo at 0.4/2, both same as last week.

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