TV Ratings Thursday: ‘Wipeout’ Hits Summer High, ‘Saving Hope’ Up, ‘Take Me Out’ & ‘Big Brother’ Stagnant + ‘3’ Preview
|Adults 18-49: Rating/Share||1.9/6||1.7/5||1.3/4||0.9/3||0.7/2||0.3/1|
|Adults 18-34: Rating/Share||1.4/5||1.1/4||1.4/5||0.8/3||0.5/2||0.3/1|
|Total Viewers (million)||6.408||5.232||3.551||2.265||2.905||0.769|
ABC was the number one network among adults 18-49 and total viewers.
On CBS, Big Brother was even last week’s 2.2 rating. The special preview of 3 earned a 0.8 18-49 rating, the network’s lowest series premiere rating to date.
On ABC,a two-hour Wipeout earned a summer high 2.2 18-49 rating, up half a ratings point from last weeks1.7 rating Rookie Blue earned a 1.5 rating, up a tenth from last week’s 1.4 adults 18-49 rating.
On FOX, the finale of Take Me Out was even with last week’s 1.2 among adults 18-49.
On NBC, Saving Hope earned a 0.6 rating, up a tenth from last week’s 0.5 adults 18-49 rating. Rock Center with Brian Williams was also up a tenth, earning a 0.8 after last week’s 0.7 rating.
Late-night ratings are below the primetime data.
Overnight ratings for Thursday, July 26, 2012:
|Time||Net||Show||18-49 Rating||18-49 Share||Viewers Live+SD (million)|
|8:00PM||CBS||The Big Bang Theory -R||2.2||8||7.849|
|FOX||Take Me Out||1.2||4||2.855|
|NBC||The Office -R||0.7||2||2.551|
|CW||The Vampire Diaries -R||0.4||1||0.999|
|8:30PM||CBS||Two and a Half Men -R||2.0||7||6.766|
|NBC||Parks and Recreation -R||0.6||2||1.688|
|CW||The LA Complex -R||0.2||1||0.538|
|10:00 PM||ABC||Rookie Blue||1.5||5||5.745|
|NBC||Rock Center with Brian Williams||0.8||2||3.732|
Via NBC press note:
* In Nielsen’s 56 metered markets, household results were: “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” 2.5/6; CBS’s “Late Show with David Letterman,” 1.7/4; and ABC’s combo of “Nightline,” 2.9/7; and “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” 1.6/5.
* In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: > “> The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,> “> 0.7/3; “Late Show,” 0.5/2; “Nightline,” 1.0/4; and “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” 0.6/3.
* At 12:35 a.m., “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” (1.3/4 in metered-market households) beat CBS’s “Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson” (0.9/3). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, “Late Night” (0.5/3 in 18-49) topped “Late Late Show” (0.3/2).
* At 1:35 a.m., “Last Call with Carson Daly” averaged a 0.8/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.3/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.
NOTE: All ratings are “live plus same day” from Nielsen Media Research unless otherwise indicated.
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