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TV Ratings Sunday: 'America's Got Talent' Beats 'Rising Star' Premiere, 'Enlisted' Finale Down, 'Wipeout' Returns Steady - Updated

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June 23rd, 2014

Enlisted Finale

Scoreboard NBC ABC UNI FOX CBS
Adults 18-49: rating/Share 1.4/4 1.3/4 1.1/3 0.9/3 0.4/1
Adults 18-34: Rating/Share 1.0/4 1.0/4 0.8/3 0.9/4 0.3/1
Total Viewers (million) 5.352 4269 2.692 1.877 4.235

NBC was number one with adults 18-49 and with total viewers. 

Update: ABC ordered time-zone adjusted fast nationals. There were no adjustments to Rising Star. The show earned a 1.5 adults 18-49 rating.

Note: Rising Star aired live in the Eastern, Central and Mountain time zones on ABC. Preliminary ratings for the show may not be accurate and are subject to adjustment in the final ratings. ABC will be issuing a ratings release with correct demographic information, once the true Fast National Ratings for Sunday night become available

On ABC, the season premiere of Wipeout matched the 1.0 adults 18-49 rating for last summer's premiere on June 29, 2013. The preliminary ratings for the series premiere of Rising Star garnered a 1.5 adults 18-49 rating, down 12 percent from the premiere of ABC’s most recent summer talent show, Duets, on May 24, 2012. Your predictions were too optimistic.

On NBC, a special episode of America's Got Talent notched a 2.1 adults 18-49 rating, down 19 percent from Tuesday's 2.6.

On FOX, the finale of Enlisted scored a series low 0.3, down 25 percent from last week's 0.4 adults 18-49 rating.

Broadcast primetime ratings for Sunday, June 22, 2014 (all Live+Same Day ratings):

Time Net Show 18-49 Rating/Share Viewers (Millions)
7:00 ABC Wipeout - Season Premiere  (7-9PM) 1.0/3 3.52
NBC American Ninja Warrior - R (7-9PM) 0.7/2 2.71
CBS 60 Minutes - R 0.5/2 6.53
FOX Enlisted - Series Finale 0.3/1 0.94
7:30 FOX American Dad - R 0.4/2 1.01
8:00 FOX The Simpsons - R 0.9/3 2.07
CBS Elementary - R 0.3/1 3.29
8:30 FOX The Simpsons - R 1.2/4 2.41
9:00 NBC America's Got Talent (9-11PM) 2.1/6 8.00
ABC Rising Star - Series Premiere (9-11PM) - Live 1.5/5 5.02
FOX Family Guy - R 1.3/4 2.56
CBS The Good Wife - R 0.4/1 3.06
9:30 FOX American Dad - R 1.1/3 2.27
10:00 CBS The Mentalist - R 0.5/2 4.06

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Time Shifted Viewing – Program ratings for national sources are produced in three streams of data – Live, Live+Same Day (Live+SD) and Live+7 Day. Time shifted figures account for incremental viewing that takes place with DVRs. Live+Same Day (Live+SD) include viewing during the same broadcast day as the original telecast, with a cut-off of 3:00AM local time when meters transmit daily viewing to Nielsen for processing. Live+7 Day ratings include incremental viewing that takes place during the 7 days following a telecast.

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