Wednesday TV Ratings 6/16/21: The Blacklist Steady on Special Night, Press Your Luck Ties MasterChef (UPDATED)

Preliminary Analysis: ABC's 'Press Your Luck' (0.5) rose by a tenth and found itself in a three-way tie in the 8pm slot. 'The $100,00 Pyramid' (0.4) lost a tenth after taking last week off and led into a pilot encore of 'The Celebrity Dating Game' (0.3) that came within a tenth of its Monday debut. On Fox, 'MasterChef' (0.5) took an unsettling two-tenth decline while 'Crime Scene Kitchen' (0.4) only lost a few hundredths. NBC's broadcast of the 'US Olympic Swimming Trials' (0.5) was on-par with the showing from Tuesday night. At 10, 'The Blacklist' (0.3) held steady in its move from Friday to Wednesday. 'Kids Say the Darndest Things' (0.3) slipped on CBS and was followed by another pair of 'SWAT' encores (0.2/0.2). The CW had reruns of 'Kung Fu' (0.1) and TBS series 'The Cube' (0.1). 

Finals Update: 'MasterChef' (+0.1), 'US Olympic Swimming Trials' (+0.1), and the repeat of 'SWAT' (+0.1) adjusted up.



18-49 Rating/Share

Viewers (mil)


8 PMMasterChef0.57/42.51Fox

U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials0.56/42.87NBC

Press Your Luck0.52/43.21ABC

Kids Say the Darndest Things0.28/22.81CBS

Kung Fu (R)0.070.54The CW
9 PMThe $100,000 Pyramid0.43/33.19ABC

Crime Scene Kitchen0.38/31.63Fox

SWAT (R)0.222.25CBS

The Cube (R)0.06/00.29The CW
10 PMThe Celebrity Dating Game (R)0.311.87ABC

The Blacklist0.31/22.35NBC

SWAT (R)0.252.43CBS
(R) = repeat

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