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TV Ratings Thursday: 'Hell's Kitchen' Finale Flat + 'Big Brother' Dips & 'Welcome to Sweden' Steady

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July 24th, 2014

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Scoreboard CBS FOX UNI NBC ABC CW
Adults 18-49: Rating/Share 1.4/5 1.2/5 1.2/4 1.0/3 0.8/3 0.1/0
Adults 18-34: Rating/Share 0.9/4 0.8/4 1.1/4 0.7/3 0.5/2 0.1/0
Total Viewers (million) 5.44 3.78 3.12 3.36 4.15 0.510

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

On CBS,  Big Brother earned a 2.1, down a singe tenth from last week's 2.2 adults 18-49 rating.

On FOX, the season finale of  Hell's Kitchen matched last week's 1.7 adults 18-49 ratings. Gang Related earned a 0.8, down a tenth from last week’s 0.9 adults 18-49 rating.

On NBC, Hollywood Game Night matched last week's 1.1 adults 18-49 rating. Welcome to Sweden was even with last week's 0.8 adults 18-49 premiere rating. Working the Engels matched last week's 0.6 adults 18-49 rating.  Last Comic Standing was flat with last week's 1.1 adults 18-49 rating.

On ABC, the series finale of Black Box garnered a 0.7, up a tenth from last week's series low  0.6 adults 18-49 rating.  NY Med  matched last week's 0.9 adults 18-49 rating.

Overnight ratings for Thursday, July 24, 2014

Time Net Show 18-49 Rating 18-49 Share Viewers Live+SD (million)
8:00PM CBS The Big Bang Theory -R 1.8 8 7.07
FOX Hell's Kitchen 1.7 7 5.01
NBC Hollywood Game Night 1.1 4 4.04
ABC Black Box (8-10PM) 0.7 3 3.80
CW The Vampire Diaries -R 0.1 1 0.49
8:30PM CBS The Millers -R 1.3 5 5.37
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9:00PM CBS Big Brother 2.1 7 6.40
FOX Gang Related 0.8 3 2.56
NBC Welcome to Sweden 0.8 3 2.94
CW The Originals -R 0.1 0 0.52
9:30PM NBC Working the Engels 0.6 2 2.24
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10:00 PM NBC Last Comic Standing 1.1 4 3.38
ABC NY Med 0.9 3 4.90
CBS Elementary -R 0.7 2 3.70

via NBC press note:

In Late-Night Metered Markets Thursday night:

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