TV Ratings Thursday:’Hollywood Game Night’, ‘Rookie Blue’, ‘The Winner Is’ & ‘Motive’ Rise, ‘Big Brother’ Steady, ‘Wipeout’ Down
|Adults 18-49: Rating/Share||1.9/6||1.4/4||1.3/4||1.1/4||0.8/3||0.3/1|
|Adults 18-34: Rating/Share||1.3/5||1.0/4||1.2/5||0.7/3||0.7/3||0.3/1|
|Total Viewers (million)||6.637||4.951||3.237||4.695||2.340||0.763|
Note: There were numerous local pre-emotions for NFL preseason football on ABC, CBS,, NBC amd FOX. CBS was pre-empted in approximately 15% of the country due to local Broadcasts of NFL pre-season football. Ratings are tentative, likely inflated, and subject to greater change than usual.
CBS was number 1 in adults 18-49 and with Total Viewers.
On CBS, Big Brother matched last week’s season high 2.5 adults 18-49 rating, but it, like every other show last night, was preempted in multiple markets due to pre-season football and is likely to be adjusted in the final ratings.
On NBC, the finale of The Winner Is… scored a 1.4 up 40 percent from last week’s 1.0 adults 18-49 rating. Hollywood Game Night notched a Thursday high 1.5 up 25 percent from the previous week’s series low 1.2 adults 18-49 rating.
On ABC, Wipeout garnered a 1.1 down 8 percent from last week’s 1.2 adults 18-49 rating. Motive earned a 1.0 up 25 percent from last week’s series low 0.8 adults 18-49 rating. Rookie Blue earned a 1.2 up 20 percent from last week’s series low 1.0 adults 18-49 rating.
Overnight ratings for Thursday, August 8, 2013:
|Time||Net||Show||18-49 Rating/Sh||Viewers (Millions)|
|8:00||CBS||The Big Bang Theory – R||2.2/8||8.45|
|NBC||America’s Got Talent -R||0.9/4||4.96|
|FOX||Glee – R||0.8/3||2.52|
|CW||The Vampire Diaries – R||0.3/1||0.72|
|8:30||CBS||Two and a Half Men – R||2.0/7||7.16|
|NBC||The Winner Is… Season Finale||1.4/4||5.19|
|FOX||New Girl – R||0.8/2||2.20|
|CW||America’s Next Top Model – R||0.3/1||0.80|
|9:30||FOX||The Mindy Project – R||0.8/2||2.13|
|10:00||NBC||Hollywood Game Night||1.5/5||4.71|
|CBS||Elementary – R||1.1/3||5.03|
In Late-Night Metered Markets Thursday night:
- In Nielsen’s 56 metered markets, household results were: “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” 3.1/8; CBS’s “Late Show with David Letterman,” 1.9/5 with an encore; and ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” 2.0/5.
- In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” 1.0/5; “Late Show,” 0.4/2 with an encore; and “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” 0.6/3.
- From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC’s “Nightline” averaged a 1.2/4 in metered-market households and a 0.4/2 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.
- From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” (1.6/5 in metered-market households) beat CBS’s “Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson” (0.7/3, delayed by golf coverage). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, “Late Night” (0.6/4 in 18-49) topped “Late Late Show” (0.2/1, delayed by golf coverage).
- 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.
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