Designated Survivor may not be the hit ABC was looking for.
ABC: The Goldbergs (6.1 million/1.7 rating), Speechless (5.8 million/1.6 rating), Modern Family (7.3 million/2.2 rating), Black-ish (5.8 million/1.7 rating) and Designated Survivor (6 million/1.3 rating) took a hit.
CBS: Survivor (8.3 million/1.8 rating), Criminal Minds (7.7 million/1.6 rating) and Code Black (5.7 million/1.0 rating) each eased off a tenth.
The CW: Arrow (1.9 million/0.7 rating) ticked back up to match its season high, while Frequency (1 million/0.3 rating) was steady.
NBC: Blindspot (5.1 million/1.1 rating) and Chicago PD (5.8 million/1.3 rating) slipped, but Law & Order: SVU (5.6 million/1.4 rating) was even.
Fox: The World Series (17.4 million/4.9 rating) continued with solid ratings.
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