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TV Ratings Top 25: NFL Wipeout & America’s Got Talent Lead Week’s Ratings

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August 24th, 2010

A little bit of Brett Favre was enough for NBC's Sunday Night Football to take top honors for the week, both with adults 18-49 and total viewers.  Wipeout came in second with adults 18-49, and fourth overall while America's Got Talent was third with adults 18-49 and second and third overall. Big Brother was strong with adults 18-49, with all three episodes finishing in the top 10 and two out of three finishing in the top 5.

A repeat of The Big Bang Theory was the week's top scripted program with adults 18-49, and a repeat of NCIS was the top scripted program with overall viewers.

Primetime Broadcast Adults 18-49 viewing for the week ending August 22, 2010:

Rank Shows R=Repeat S=Special P=Premiere Net 18-49 Rating 18-49 Viewers
1 NBC NFL PRE-SEASON 8/22(S) S NBC 3.6 4,692
2 Wipeout-TUES ABC 3.1 4,085
3 AMERICA'S GOT TALENT-TUE NBC 2.9 3,792
4 Big Brother 12-SUN CBS 2.6 3,475
5 BIG BROTHER 12-WED CBS 2.6 3,455
6 AMERICA'S GOT TALENT-WED NBC 2.6 3,396
7 SOY TU DUENA MON UNI 2.5 3,324
8 Big Bang Theory, THE R CBS 2.5 3,322
9 NBC NFL PRE-SSN PRKCK8/22(S) S NBC 2.5 3,281
10 Big Brother 12-THU CBS 2.5 3,278
11 TWO AND A HALF MEN R CBS 2.5 3,277
12 Family Guy-SUN 9:30P R FOX 2.4 3,163
13 SOY TU DUENA TUE UNI 2.4 3,151
14 Family Guy R FOX 2.3 3,082
15 SOY TU DUENA THU UNI 2.3 3,011
16 SOY TU DUENA WED UNI 2.2 2,954
17 SOY TU DUENA FRI UNI 2.1 2,823
18 NFL ON FOX PRESEASON 1(S) S FOX 2.1 2,737
19 HASTA DINERO SEPARE MON UNI 2.1 2,729
20 MASTERCHEF P FOX 2.1 2,728
21 HASTA DINERO SEPARE TUE UNI 2.1 2,711
22 HASTA DINERO SEPARE WED UNI 2.0 2,691
23 HASTA DINERO SEPARE THU UNI 2.0 2,633
24 SHAQ VS. ABC 1.9 2,515
25 BACHELOR PAD ABC 1.9 2,498

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Primetime Broadcast Network Total viewing (all ages) for the week ending August 22, 2010:

Rank2 Shows R=Repeat S=Special P=Premiere Net # Viewers (LIVE+SD) (000) HH RATING (LIVE+SD) HH SHARE (LIVE+SD)
1 NBC NFL PRE-SEASON 8/22(S) S NBC 10,822 6.7 12
2 AMERICA'S GOT TALENT-WED NBC 10,300 6.0 10
3 AMERICA'S GOT TALENT-TUE NBC 10,186 6.1 10
4 Wipeout-TUES ABC 8,976 4.7 8
5 NCIS R CBS 8,786 5.8 10
6 Two and a Half Men R CBS 8,484 5.3 9
7 60 MINUTES R CBS 8,378 5.5 10
8 NBC NFL PRE-SSN PRKCK8/22(S) S NBC 8,259 5.3 10
9 BIG BANG THEORY, THE R CBS 8,028 5.1 8
10 Big Brother 12-SUN CBS 7,729 4.4 8
11 NCIS: LOS ANGELES R CBS 7,616 5.0 8
12 Big Brother 12-WED CBS 7,608 4.4 8
13 BIG BROTHER 12-THU CBS 7,549 4.5 8
14 AMER FUNN HM VIDEOS-8/22(S) SR ABC 7,039 4.0 7
15 Mentalist, THE R CBS 6,865 4.5 8
16 Criminal Minds R CBS 6,519 4.4 7
17 Wipeout-THURS R ABC 6,443 3.6 7
18 Rookie Blue ABC 6,384 4.0 7
19 FLASHPOINT CBS 6,360 4.0 8
20 NASCAR SERIES AT BRISTOL(S) S ABC 5,842 3.5 7
21 NFL ON FOX PRESEASON 1(S) S FOX 5,785 3.7 7
22 SOY TU DUENA MON UNI 5,773 2.7 4
23 UNDERCOVER BOSS R CBS 5,701 3.6 6
24 Minute To Win It-WED NBC 5,646 3.5 6
25 SOY TU DUENA TUE UNI 5,582 2.6 4

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Nielsen TV Ratings: ©2010 The Nielsen Company. All Rights Reserved.  All numbers are live viewing plus same day DVR viewing.

 
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