TV Ratings Thursday: ‘Big Brother’, ‘Last Comic Standing’ & ‘Rookie Blue’ Steady, ‘The Quest’ Premieres Low, ‘Welcome to Sweden’ Down
|Adults 18-49: Rating/Share||1.4/5||1.4/5||0.9/3||0.8/3||0.6/2||0.1/0|
|Adults 18-34: Rating/Share||1.3/6||0.9/4||0.5/2||0.6/3||0.4/2||0.1/1|
|Total Viewers (million)||3.484||5.383||3.162||4.259||2.021||0.598|
CBS and Univision tied for number one among adults 18-49 while CBS won with total viewers.
On CBS, Big Brother matched last week’s 2.1 adults 18-49 rating.
On NBC, Welcome to Sweden garnered a 0.7, down 13 percent from last week’s 0.8 adults 18-49 rating. Working the Engels notched a from matched last week’s 0.6 adults 18-49 rating. Last Comic Standing matched last week’s 1.1 adults 18-49 rating.
On FOX, Gang Related matched last week’s 0.7 adults 18-49 rating.
On ABC, the series premiere of The Quest garnered a 0.7 adults 18-49 rating, down 46 percent from a 1.3 for last summer’s premiere of Whodunnit? on June 23, 2013 but even with Black Box’s 0.7 in the time period last week. Rookie Blue scored a 0.9 adults 18-49 rating, even with its most recent original episode. NY Med earned a 0.9, down 10 percent from last week’s 1.0 adults 18-49 rating.
Broadcast primetime ratings for Thursday, July 31, 2014 (All Ratings Live + Same Day)
|Time||Net||Show||18-49 Rating/Sh||Total Viewers (Millions)|
|8:00||CBS||The Big Bang Theory – R||1.6/7||7.23|
|NBC||Hollywood Game Night – R||1.0/4||3.95|
|ABC||The Quest (Series Premiere)||0.7/3||2.81|
|FOX||Sleepy Hollow – R||0.5/3||1.77|
|CW||The Vampire Diaries – R||0.1/1||0.58|
|8:30||CBS||The Millers – R||1.2/5||5.40|
|NBC||Welcome to Sweden||0.7/3||2.58|
|CW||The Originals – R||0.1/0||0.62|
|9:30||NBC||Working the Engels||0.6/2||1.92|
|10:00||NBC||Last Comic Standing||1.1/4||3.28|
|CBS||Elementary – R||0.7/2||3.65|
via NBC press note:
In Late-Night Metered Markets Thursday night:
In Nielsen’s 56 metered markets, household results were: “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” 2.6/7; CBS’s “Late Show with David Letterman,” 1.7/4; and ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” 1.8/5.
- In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” 1.1/5; “Late Show,” 0.4/2; and “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” 0.5/2.
- From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC’s “Nightline” averaged a 1.1/3 in metered-market households and a 0.3/2 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.
- From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, “Late Night with Seth Meyers” (1.3/5 in metered-market households) beat CBS’s “Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson” (0.8/3). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, “Late Night” (0.6/4 in 18-49) topped “Late Late Show” (0.2/1).
- At 1:35 a.m., “Last Call with Carson Daly” averaged a 0.7/3 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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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.
ScoreboardNBCCBSUNIFOXABCCWAdults 18-49:/Share1.5/51.5/51.3/51.1/40.9/30.3/1Adults 18-34: Rating/Share1.1/50.9/41.2/50.9/40.5/20.3/1Total Viewers (millions)7.505.713.283.493.581.15