Ratings: The CW’s “Riverdale” Stays At Season Low In Demo, Ticks Down In Viewers

“Riverdale” did not rebound from last week’s season low performance.

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Last week’s edition of “Riverdale” set new season lows in adults 18-49 and overall viewership.

Based on preliminary data, this week’s episode held at the demo low while dropping to a new one in viewership.

According to fast national data posted by Showbuzz, Wednesday’s “Riverdale” drew a 0.4 adults 18-49 rating and averaged 1.13 million overall viewers.

Last week’s episode drew a 0.4 and 1.19 million.

Wednesday’s “Riverdale” was the sixth consecutive episode to decline (and set a season low) in overall viewership.

— The CW followed “Riverdale” with the third episode of “Life Sentence.” Still weak, the show drew a mere 0.2 adults 18-49 rating and averaged 544,000 overall viewers.

The previous installment posted a 0.2 in the demo and 563,000 in viewership.

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