TV Ratings Broadcast Top 25: NFL Pre-Season Football Tops Week 48 Viewing Among 18-49 & Total Viewers



NFL Pre-Season Football was the highest rated program among adults 18-49 and total viewers.  Grimm, the first of the fall scripted broadcast programs to return, ranked 11th among adults 18-49 and 17th among total viewers, making it the onumber 1 (and only) new scripted  program for the week ending August 12.

Primetime Broadcast Adults 18-49 Viewers for the week ending August 19, 2012:

Rank Shows R=Repeat S=Special P=Premiere Net 18-49 Rating 18-49 Viewers (000)
1 NBC NFL PRE-SEASON 8/19(S) S NBC 3.2 4063
2 AMERICA’S GOT TALENT-TUE NBC 2.8 3528
3 HELL’S KITCHEN-MON FOX 2.7 3481
4 MASTERCHEF-TUE FOX 2.4 3086
5 BIG BROTHER 14-SUN CBS 2.4 3041
6 AMERICA’S GOT TALENT-WED NBC 2.3 2901
7 BIG BROTHER 14-THU CBS 2.2 2866
8 BIG BANG THEORY, THE R CBS 2.1 2731
9 BIG BROTHER 14-WED CBS 2.1 2709
10 HOTEL HELL SP-8/14 8P(S) S FOX 2.1 2696
11 GRIMM P NBC 2.0 2535
12 FAMILY GUY-SUN 9:30P R FOX 2.0 2529
13 HOTEL HELL P FOX 1.9 2487
14 TWO AND A HALF MEN – THU R CBS 1.8 2330
15 FAMILY GUY R FOX 1.8 2315
16 SO YOU THINK CN DANCE FOX 1.8 2281
17 STARS EARN STRIPES P NBC 1.7 2234
18 ETERNOS RIVALES 8/15(S) S UNI 1.7 2217
19 NFL ON FOX PRESEASON 1(S) S FOX 1.7 2182
20 ABISMO DE PASION TUE UNI 1.6 2100
21 ABISMO DE PASION THU UNI 1.6 2099
23 WIPEOUT-THU 8PM ABC 1.6 2096
23 ABISMO DE PASION MON UNI 1.6 1991
24 ABISMO DE PASION FRI UNI 1.5 1913
25 POR ELLA SOY EVA MON UNI 1.5 1861

Primetime Broadcast Total Viewership for the week:

Rank Shows R=Repeat S=Special P=Premiere Net Viewers (Live +SD) (000) HH Rating (Live + SD)
1 NBC NFL PRE-SEASON 8/19(S) S NBC 6939 6.0
2 AMERICA’S GOT TALENT-TUE NBC 6826 6.0
3 60 MINUTES R CBS 6073 5.3
4 BIG BANG THEORY, THE R CBS 6053 5.3
5 AMERICA’S GOT TALENT-WED NBC 5748 5.0
6 NCIS R CBS 5726 5.0
7 NCIS: LOS ANGELES R CBS 5048 4.4
8 TWO AND A HALF MEN – THU R CBS 5020 4.4
9 MENTALIST, THE – TUE RP CBS 4585 4.0
10 BIG BROTHER 14-SUN CBS 4488 3.9
11 BIG BROTHER 14-THU CBS 4451 3.9
12 BIG BROTHER 14-WED CBS 4348 3.8
13 HELL’S KITCHEN-MON FOX 4247 3.7
14 CSI R CBS 4239 3.7
15 CRIMINAL MINDS R CBS 4136 3.6
16 AMERICA GOT TALENT-WED 8P RP NBC 4008 3.5
17 GRIMM P NBC 3880 3.4
18 MASTERCHEF-TUE FOX 3859 3.4
19 20/20-FRIDAY R ABC 3843 3.4
20 MIKE & MOLLY R CBS 3740 3.3
21 DATELINE FRI NBC 3739 3.3
22 HAWAII FIVE-0 R CBS 3700 3.2
23 DATELINE SUN-7PM NBC 3672 3.2
24 20/20-FRI R ABC 3636 3.2
25 BLUE BLOODS R CBS 3520 3.1


Nielsen TV Ratings: ©2012 The Nielsen Company. All Rights Reserved.  All numbers are live viewing plus same day DVR viewing.

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