No surprises at the top of the weekly broadcast rankings for the week of July 17: “America’s Got Talent” was No. 1 again in both adults 18-49 and viewers.

The NBC hit drew a 2.5 in adults 18-49, six tenths of a point (32 percent) ahead the two episodes of “Big Brother” that tied for second. In viewers, it had a huge 71 percent lead over second-place “60 Minutes” (12.57 million vs. 7.36 million).

“AGT” has been the No. 1 non-sports show every week it’s been on so far this summer and tops overall in each of the past four weeks it’s aired.

Here are the network standings for the week of July 17-23 and the season to date.

July 17-23 ABC CBS CW FOX NBC TEL UNI
Adults 18-49 rating/share (rank) 0.7/3 (3) 0.8/3 (2) 0.2/1 (7) 0.6/3 (4/t) 1.0/4 (1) 0.5/2 (6) 0.6/3 (4t)
Viewers in millions (rank) 3.02 (3) 4.37 (2) 0.97 (7) 1.83 (4) 4.95 (1) 1.25 (6) 1.71 (5)

 

Season to date ABC CBS CW FOX NBC TEL UNI
Adults 18-49 rating/share (rank) 1.6/6 (3t) 1.6/6 (3t) 0.6/2 (5t) 1.7/6 (2) 1.9/7 (1) 0.6/2 (5t) 0.6/2 (5t)
Viewers in millions (rank) 6.00 (3) 8.74 (1) 1.70 (6) 5.22 (4) 7.63 (2) 1.43 (7) 1.78 (5)

Current week ratings are live + same-day. Season-to-date ratings are “most current,” a combination of Live +7 and same-day ratings.

Here are the program rankings:

Top 25 broadcast shows in adults 18-49 for July 17-23, 2017

Rank Show Net Day Time 18-49 Rating 18-49 Viewers (000s)
1 AMERICA’S GOT TALENT NBC Tues. 8:00 PM 2.5 3,153
2 BIG BROTHER CBS Thurs. 9:00 PM 1.9 2,428
BIG BROTHER CBS Weds. 8:00 PM 1.9 2,403
4 BIG BROTHER CBS Sun. 8:00 PM 1.8 2,278
5 THE BACHELORETTE ABC Mon. 8:00 PM 1.6 2,074
WORLD OF DANCE NBC Tues. 10:01 PM 1.6 2,050
7 BIG BROTHER – S CBS Fri. 8:00 PM 1.5 1,898
AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR NBC Mon. 8:00 PM 1.5 1,862
9 COPA ORO 2017 – MEXICO/HONDURAS UNI Thurs. 10:00 PM 1.4 1,848
10 COPA ORO 2017 – JAMAICA/MEXICO UNI Sun. 8:30 PM 1.3 1,665
11 THE BIG BANG THEORY – R CBS Thurs. 8:00 PM 1.1 1,475
MASTERCHEF FOX Weds. 8:00 PM 1.1 1,384
CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD ABC Sun. 8:00 PM 1.1 1,351
THE WALL NBC Thurs. 9:00 PM 1.1 1,348
15 SPARTAN: ULTIMATE TEAM CHALLENGE NBC Mon. 10:00 PM 1.0 1,301
16 LIFE IN PIECES – R CBS Thurs. 8:31 PM 0.9 1,204
DATELINE NBC Fri. 10:00 PM 0.9 1,142
SENOR DE LOS CIELOS TEL Mon. 10:00 PM 0.9 1,110
19 HOLLYWOOD GAME NIGHT NBC Thurs. 8:00 PM 0.8 1,082
BEAT SHAZAM FOX Thurs. 8:00 PM 0.8 1,066
FUTBOL CENTRAL UNI Thurs. 9:33 PM 0.8 1,054
LITTLE BIG SHOTS: FOREVER YOUNG NBC Weds. 8:00 PM 0.8 1,050
STEVE HARVEY’S FUNDERDOME ABC Sun. 9:00 PM 0.8 1,042
SENOR DE LOS CIELOS TEL Tues. 10:00 PM 0.8 1,034
THE $100,000 PYRAMID ABC Sun. 10:00 PM 0.8 967

 

Top 25 broadcast shows in viewers for July 17-23, 2017

Rank Show Net Day Time Viewers (000s)
1 AMERICA’S GOT TALENT NBC Tues. 8:00 PM 12,573
2 60 MINUTES CBS Sun. 7:00 PM 7,357
3 WORLD OF DANCE NBC Tues. 10:01 PM 6,907
4 THE BIG BANG THEORY – R CBS Thurs. 8:00 PM 6,492
5 NCIS – R CBS Tues. 8:00 PM 6,485
6 THE BACHELORETTE ABC Mon. 8:00 PM 6,220
7 BIG BROTHER CBS Weds. 8:00 PM 6,192
8 CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD ABC Sun. 8:00 PM 6,019
9 BIG BROTHER CBS Sun. 8:00 PM 5,981
10 BIG BROTHER CBS Thurs. 9:00 PM 5,964
11 LITTLE BIG SHOTS: FOREVER YOUNG NBC Weds. 8:00 PM 5,822
12 AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR NBC Mon. 8:00 PM 5,778
13 BIG BROTHER – S CBS Fri. 8:00 PM 5,447
14 BULL – R CBS Tues. 9:00 PM 5,362
15 NCIS: NEW ORLEANS – R CBS Tues. 10:00 PM 5,325
16 THE WALL NBC Thurs. 9:00 PM 4,951
17 BLUE BLOODS – R CBS Fri. 10:00 PM 4,669
18 DATELINE NBC Fri. 10:00 PM 4,621
19 LIFE IN PIECES – R CBS Thurs. 8:31 PM 4,462
20 AMERICA’S GOT TALENT – R NBC Fri. 8:00 PM 4,342
21 AMERICA’S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS – R ABC Sun. 7:00 PM 4,327
22 SALVATION CBS Weds. 9:00 PM 4,280
23 THE $100,000 PYRAMID ABC Sun. 10:00 PM 4,274
24 STEVE HARVEY’S FUNDERDOME ABC Sun. 9:00 PM 4,256
25 THE NIGHT SHIFT NBC Thurs. 10:00 PM 4,228

All program ratings are live + same-day. Source: The Nielsen Company.

Posted by:Rick Porter

Rick Porter has been covering TV since the days when networks sent screeners on VHS, one of which was a teaser for the first season of "American Idol." He's left-handed, makes a very solid grilled cheese and has been editor of TV by the Numbers since October 2015. He lives in Austin.

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