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TV Ratings Wednesday: Survivor, America’s Got Talent Rise; ‘Outlaw’ Starts Slowly

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September 16th, 2010

Scoreboard NBC CBS FOX Uni CW ABC
Adults 18-49: rating/Share 3.3/10 3.2/9 2.0/6 1.9/6 1.2/4 1.2/3
Adults 18-34: Rating/Share 2.4/8 2.5/8 1.9/6 2.0/7 1.3/4 0.9/3
Total Viewers (million) 14.330 9.261 4.764 4.409 2.790 3.934


CBS' Survivor's move to Wednesday night started off well as its 3.9 adults 18-49 rating was up 8% from fall 2009 debut 3.6 rating.

CBS' Big Brother finale also finished up. Its 2.8 adults 18-49 rating was up 7% from last week, and up 4% from last season's finale (9/15/09)

NBC's Outlaw started slowly, with just a 2.4 adults 18-49 rating. For comparison, that's up only 4% from the debut of Mercy (cancelled), and +9% from the debut of Trauma (cancelled) last season.

NBC's America's Got Talent ended on a high note, its 3.7 adults 18-49 rating was up 6% vs. it's finale (part 2) last year. It was the highest rated AGT finale in 3 years.

Fox's MasterChef finale drew just a 2.0 adults 18-49 rating, falling a big 26% from last week's 2.7 rating.

On the CW, America's Next Top Model: rose 5% in women 18-34 (to a 2.2 rating), improved 7% among adults 18-34 (to a 1.5 rating), and was flat week-to-week in adults 18-49 (1.3 rating).

Hellcats fell 15% among the CW's target women 18-34 to a  1.7 rating  (from a 2.0 rating last week), and also drew a 1.2 rating for adults 18-34 , and a 1.1 rating for adults 18-49.

Late night ratings now added below the primetime ratings table.

Overnight ratings for Wednesday, September 15, 2010 (click the Next Page button):

 
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