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TV ratings: Olympics capture more ratings gold Wednesday

Fast National ratings for Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012NBC's Summer Olympics coverage fell a little bit in the ratings Wednesday compared to Tuesday night, but it still held pretty strong with beach volleyball and track and field finals carrying the prime-time load.The Olympics averaged 28.75 million viewers and a 16.7 rating/27 share in primetime, down just under a million viewers from Tuesday's numbers. CBS was the best of the rest with 4.4 million viewers and a 3.0/5. ABC (2.8 million, 1.9/3) came in third, and FOX (1.9 million, 1.2/2) took fourth. The CW snagged just under 900,000 viewers and a 0.6/1.NBC posted a 9.2 rating among adults 18-49, just below Tuesday's 9.3. CBS (1.2) was the only other network to climb above a 1 rating in the demographic. ABC drew a 0.9, FOX a 0.7 and The CW a 0.4.... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2012/08/tv-ratings-olympics-capture-more-ratings-gold-wednesday.html

TV ratings: Olympics dominate Wednesday, running ahead of 2008

Fast National ratings for Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012With women's gymnastics taking the day off, prime-time ratings for the Summer Olympics on Wednesday came down some from Tuesday's numbers. But NBC still scored a massive win for the night, and through six days of coverage the network is ahead of its ratings for the 2008 games.The Olympics drew 30.6 million viewers and a 17.8 rating/29 share in households for the evening. CBS was a very distant second with 4.6 million viewers and a 3.1/5. ABC (2.8 million, 1.8/3) came in third, followed by FOX (2.1 million, 1.3/2) and The CW (930,000, 0.6/1).In the adults 18-49 demographic, NBC's 9.7 rating was more than three times the combined total of the other four networks. CBS, 1.3, was the only other net to score above a 1 in the demo. ABC averaged 0.8, FOX 0.7 and The CW 0.3.... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2012/08/tv-ratings-olympics-dominate-wednesday-running-ahead-of-2008.html

TV ratings: 'Big Brother' holds steady and 'America's Got Talent' up for Wednesday

Fast National ratings for Wednesday, July 25, 2012"America's Got Talent" was up about a million viewers in its time slot for Wednesday night, once again winning 9 p.m. hour for NBC. Meanwhile, "Big Brother" and "So You Think You Can Dance" held steady on the somewhat low side.NBC led the night with 6.1 million viewers and a 3.8 rating/7 share in households, finishing ahead of CBS (5.5 million, 3.6/6). FOX (5.1 million, 3.1/5) was in third, FOX was fourth (5.1 million, 3.1/5), and The CW was the fifth (862,000, 0.6/1).FOX finished on top in the adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.7. NBC was second with a 1.6. CBS was next with a 1.4, ABC had a 1.1, and The CW finished with a 0.3.... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2012/07/tv-ratings-big-brother-holds-steady-and-americas-got-talent-up-for-wednesday.html

TV ratings: 'Big Brother' and 'America's Got Talent' the best of a slow Wednesday

Fast National ratings for Wednesday, July 18, 2012Wednesday night brought pretty meager ratings across the broadcast networks, as "America's Got Talent," "Big Brother" and "So You Think You Can Dance" were all on the low side.CBS led the night with 5.4 million viewers and a 3.6 rating/6 share in households, finishing a little bit ahead of NBC (5.2 million, 3.4/6). FOX (5.1 million, 3.1/5) was not far behind in third. ABC drew 3.9 million viewers and a 2.6/4 to take fourth, and The CW trailed with 900,000 viewers and a 0.6/1.FOX finished on top of the adults 18-49 demographic, albeit with just a 1.8 rating for the night. CBS grabbed second with a 1.4, followed closely by NBC, 1.3, and ABC, 1.2. The CW came in at 0.3.... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2012/07/tv-ratings-big-brother-and-americas-got-talent-the-best-of-a-slow-wednesday.html

TV ratings: 'So You Think You Can Dance' gives FOX a Wednesday win, 'AGT' results soft

Fast National ratings for Wednesday, July 11, 2012"So You Think You Can Dance" carried FOX to a ratings victory in both total viewers and adults 18-49 on Wednesday, although none of the networks had much to crow about. "America's Got Talent" scored its lowest ratings of the season with its results show.FOX averaged 5.7 million viewers and a 3.4 rating/6 share in households to score a narrow viewer win over NBC (5.45 million, 3.4/6). CBS wasn't far behind either, drawing 5.1 million viewers and a 3.4/6. ABC (3.9 million, 2.6/4) came in fourth, and The CW (711,000, 0.5/1) trailed.None of the broadcast nets reached a 2.0 rating among adults 18-49, with FOX (1.9) coming the closest. NBC finished second with a 1.4. ABC's 1.1 was good enough for third, followed by CBS, 1.0, and The CW, 0.3.... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2012/07/tv-ratings-so-you-think-you-can-dance-gives-fox-a-wednesday-win-agt-results-soft.html

TV ratings: Macy's 4th of July Fireworks lead a rerun-heavy Wednesday

Fast National ratings for Wednesday, July 4, 2012On a night chock full of reruns, NBC managed to come out on top thanks in part to Macy's 4th of July Fireworks extravaganza. The peacock network drew 5.5 million viewers and a 3.3 rating/7 share in households for the night. CBS was second (5.5 million, 3.7/6) with ABC in third (2.7 million, 1.8/4). FOX was next with 1.57 million viewers (1.0/2), and The CW trailed with 694,000 viewers and a 0.5/1.NBC also won out in the adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.3, followed by ABC and CBS -- tied at 0.7. FOX had a 0.6, and The CW finished with a 0.2.... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2012/07/tv-ratings-macys-4th-of-july-fireworks-lead-a-rerun-heavy-wednesday.html

TV ratings: 'America's Got Talent' dips but still leads Wednesday, 'So You Think You Can Dance' also down

Fast National ratings for Wednesday, June 27, 2012"America's Got Talent" fell a bit from its numbers on Tuesday, but the two-hour reveal of the show's semifinalists carried NBC to an across-the-board ratings win for the night. "So You Think You Can Dance" took a hit for FOX, declining from last week's ratings as it faced "AGT" head-to-head at 9 o'clock.NBC drew 9.3 million viewers and a 5.7 rating/10 share in households for the night. FOX (5.6 million, 3.3/6) edged CBS (5.5 million, 3.7/6) for second place. ABC came in fourth with 3.8 million viewers and a 2.5/4, while The CW's repeats delivered about 660,000 viewers and a 0.5/1.NBC's 2.5 rating among adults 18-49 was half a point better than FOX's 2.0. ABC and CBS tied for third at 1.1, and The CW trailed with a 0.3.... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2012/06/tv-ratings-americas-got-talent-dips-but-still-leads-wednesday-so-you-think-you-can-dance-also-down.html
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