TV Ratings Wednesday: 'Extant' & 'Motive' Fall, 'Big Brother', 'So You Think You Can Dance' & 'Taxi Brooklyn' Rise

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July 24th, 2014

Extant Episode 3

Adults 18-49: Rating/Share 1.9/7 1.4/5 1.3/4 1.1/4 0.8/3 0.2/1
Adults 18-34: Rating/Share 1.3/6 0.9/4 1.1/5 1.0/4 0.5/2 0.2/1
Total Viewers (millions) 8.633 6.002 3.221 3.759 3.469 0.721

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

On NBC, America’s Got Talent garnered a 2.3, down 4 percent from Tuesday’s 2.4 adults 18-49 rating. Taxi Brooklyn earned a series high 1.1, up 38 percent from last week's 0.8 adults 18-49 rating.

On CBS, Big Brother garnered a2.3, up 10 percent from last week's 2.1 adults 18-49 rating. Extant scored a 1.1, down 27 percent from last week's 1.5 adults 18-49 rating.

On FOX, So You Think You Can Dance notched a 1.1, up 10 percent from last week's series low 1.0 adults 18-49 rating.

On ABC, Motive earned a 0.6, down 25 percent from last week's 0.8 adults 18-49 rating.

Broadcast primetime ratings for Wednesday, July 22, 2014 

Time Net Show 18-49 Rating/Sh Total Viewers (millions)
8:00 NBC America's Got Talent 2.3/8 10.13
CBS Big Brother 2.3/9 6.59
FOX So You Think You Can Dance (8-10PM) 1.1/4 3.75
ABC The Middle - R 0.9/3 3.98
CW Arrow - R 0.3/1 0.91
8:30 ABC The Goldbergs - R 0.8/3 3.35
9:00 CBS Extant 1.1/4 6.43
ABC Modern Family -R (9-9:31PM) 1.1/4 3.56
CW The 100 - R 0.2/1 0.53
9:30 ABC The Middle - R 0.9/3 3.12
10:00 NBC Taxi Brooklyn 1.1/4 5.60
CBS Criminals Minds - R 0.9/3 4.99
ABC Motive 0.6/2 3.41

-via NBC press note:

In Late-Night Metered Markets Wednesday Night:

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