'Chicago P.D.' Rises to Three-Week High & 'Law & Order: SVU' Captures Biggest Audience Since April 9

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May 22nd, 2014

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via press release:

Wednesday Primetime Results:

 

  • “Chicago P.D.” (1.6/5 in 18-49, 6.2 million viewers overall from 10:01-11 p.m. ET) captured three-week highs, its top numbers since April 30, with week-to-week gains of +7% in 18-49 (to a 1.6 rating from a 1.5) and +3% in total viewers (6.222 million vs. 6.061 million).  In 18-49, “Chicago P.D.” matched its second-best rating since Feb. 5.  Despite the 10 p.m. hour, “Chicago P.D.” grew half-hour to half-hour by +7%in adults 18-49 (1.6 vs. 1.5) and was even or up half-hour to half-hour in every key measure.  L+7 Time-Shifting: In originals, “Chicago P.D.” increases by +60% from its L+SD result to L+7 in 18-49 rating (to a 2.70 from a 1.69) and grows by more than 2.9 million persons in total viewers (9.6 million vs. 6.5 million).

 

  • “Chicago P.D.” retained 100% of its 18-49 lead-in from “SVU,” pending updates

 

  • "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1.6/5 in adults 18-49, 6.3 million viewers overall from 9-10:01 p.m. ET) matched last week’s 18-49 rating, its highest since April 30, despite competition last night from the finales of “Survivor” and “American Idol.”  In total viewers, “SVU’s” 6.274 million is the show’s biggest audience since April 9 (7.408 million).  “SVUincreased versus its lead-in by +45% in 18-49 rating and +49%in total viewers.  L+7 Time-Shifting: “Law & Order: SVU” originals grow by +55% from its L+SD result to L+7 in 18-49 rating (to a 2.82 from a 1.82) and increase by 2.6 million persons in total viewers (9.4 million vs. 6.8 million).

 

  • “SVU” grew half-hour to half-hour in all key measures, including gains of +21% in adults 18-49 (to a 1.7 rating from a 1.4), +22% in adults 25-54 (2.2 vs. 1.8) and +21% in women 25-54 (2.9 vs. 2.4).

 

  • "Revolution (1.1/4 in adults 18-49, 4.2 million viewers overall from 8-9 p.m. ET) is matching last week’s 1.1 in these preliminary fast-national ratings and is retaining 92% of last week’s 1.2 in official nationals, despite competition last night from the finales of “Survivor” and “American Idol.”  In total viewers, “Revolutiongrew week to week by +8% (to 4.205 million from 3.910 million) to its biggest overall audience since April 30L+7 Time-Shifting: In originals, “Revolution” grows by +65% from its L+SD result to L+7 in 18-49 rating (to a 2.33 from a 1.41) and increases by 2.3 million persons in total viewers (7.4 million vs. 5.1 million).

 

 
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