Broadcast primetime live + same-day ratings for Wednesday, July 12, 2017
The numbers for Wednesday:
|Time||Show||Adults 18-49 Rating/Share||Viewers (millions)|
|8 p.m.||Big Brother (CBS)||1.9/9||6.41|
|ESPY Awards (ABC) (8-11 p.m.) – S||1.4/6||5.30|
|Little Big Shots: Forever Young (NBC)||0.9/4||6.00|
|Arrow (The CW) – R||0.2/1||0.79|
|9 p.m.||Salvation (CBS) – P||0.7/3||4.83|
|The Carmichael Show (NBC)||0.7/3||3.19|
|The F Word with Gordon Ramsay (FOX)||0.6/3||1.96|
|The 15 Most Iconic Summer Blockbusters of All Time (The CW) – S||0.2/1||0.63|
|9:30 p.m.||The Carmichael Show (NBC) – R||0.5/2||2.47|
|10 p.m.||Criminal Minds (CBS) – R||0.5/2||3.47|
|This Is Us (NBC) – R||0.4/2||1.95|
ABC led Wednesday night’s ratings thanks to its broadcast of the ESPY Awards, but the show was down some vs. last year.
The awards honoring the best of sports from the past year drew a 1.4 rating in adults 18-49 and 5.3 million viewers, pending updates, down from 1.7 and 5.6 million a year ago.
CBS’ “Big Brother” was the evening’s top-rated show with a 1.9, up a tenth of a point over last week. That lead-in didn’t help the premiere of “Salvation,” however — the drama lost more than half of “Big Brother’s” audience in debuting with a 0.7.
“Masterchef” (1.0) and “The F Word” (0.6) were even with their last episodes two weeks ago on FOX. “The Carmichael Show” was also steady at 0.7 for NBC, but “Little Big Shots: Forever Young” dipped a tenth to 0.9.
|Adults 18-49 rating/share||1.4/6||1.0/4||0.8/3||0.6/3||0.2/1|
|Total Viewers (millions)||5.30||4.90||2.80||3.60||0.71|
Late night metered-market ratings (adults 18-49, households):
“The Late Show with Stephen Colbert”: 0.7/4, 2.7/7
“The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” – R: 0.6/4, 1.7/5
“Jimmy Kimmel Live”: 0.5/3, 1.8/5
“Nightline”: 0.3/3, 1.1/4
“Late Night with Seth Meyers” – R:0.3/3, 0.9/3
“The Late Late Show with James Corden” – R: 0.2/2, 1.0/4
Rating: Estimated percentage of the universe of TV households (or other specified group) tuned to a program in the average minute. Ratings are expressed as a percent.
Fast Affiliate Ratings: These first national ratings are available at approximately 11 a.m. ET the day after telecast. The figures may include stations that did not air the entire network feed, as well as local news breaks or cutaways for local coverage or other programming. Fast Affiliate ratings are not as useful for live programs and are likely to differ significantly from the final results, because the data reflect normal broadcast feed patterns.
Share (of Audience): The percent of households (or persons) using television who are tuned to a specific program, station or network in a specific area at a specific time.
Time Shifted Viewing: Program ratings for national sources are produced in three streams of data – Live, Live +Same-Day and Live +7 Day. Time-shifted figures account for incremental viewing that takes place with DVRs. Live+SD includes viewing during the same broadcast day as the original telecast, with a cut-off of 3 a.m. local time when meters transmit daily viewing to Nielsen for processing. Live +7 ratings include viewing that takes place during the 7 days following a telecast.
Source: The Nielsen Company.