|Rating/Share: Adults 18-49||1.8/6||1.7/6||1.5/5||1.2/4||0.7/2||0.3/1|
|Rating/Share: Adults 18-34||2.0/7||1.3/5||1.2/4||1.2/5||0.7/2||0.4/1|
|Total Viewers (million)||4.116||6.246||5.475||3.946||2.035||.856|
Update: Univision actually won the night with adults 18-49 (and 18-34) with 3 hours of "Premios Juventud" which averaged a 1.8 adults 18-49from 8-11p and 4.1 million viewers.
CBS swept the night winning in the advertising coveted demographics and with total viewers.was up 9% versus last Thursday to a 2.5 adults 18-49 rating and 6.7 million viewers.
ABC'swas steady versus last week at a season low 1.8 adults 18-49 rating. Expedition Impossible fell another 7% to a series low 1.3 adults 18-49 rating and was down 14% to a season low 1.2 adults 18-49 rating.
Fox'sfell a tenth versus last week's finals to a 1.6 adults 18-49 rating, but adjustments of a tenth in the finals have been typical (last week it had a 1.6 in the preliminaries too and was adjusted up to a 1.7). It will be interesting to see if Lady Gaga boosts the ratings next week.
NBC's Love Bites tied its series low with a 0.7 adults 18-49 rating in its final telecast. Beginning next week NBC will fill the slot with Law & Order:reruns.
Late-night results are below the primetime data.
Overnight ratings for Thursday, July 21, 2011:
|Time||Net||Show||18-49 Rating/Sh||Viewers (Millions)|
|NBC||Parks & Recreation (R)||0.7/2||1.93|
|CW||Plain Jane (R)||0.3/1||0.82|
|NBC||Love Bites (Finale)||0.7/2||1.75|
via NBC press note:
In Late-Night Metered Markets Thursday night:
• In In Nielsen's 56 metered markets, household results were: "Thewith Jay Leno," 2.4/6; CBS's " with David Letterman," 2.3/6; and ABC's combo of " ," 2.9/7; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.3/4.
• In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: “Thewith Jay Leno,” 0.6/3; " ," 0.7/3; " ," 0.9/4; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/3.
• At 12:35 a.m., "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.2/4 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Latewith Craig Ferguson" (1.1/4). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.4/3 in 18-49) tied "Late " (0.4/2).
• At 1:35 a.m.,with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.7/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.3/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.
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