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TV ratings: 'Big Brother' tops Thursday but will probably be down

Fast National ratings for Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013Thursday's overnight ratings on all the broadcast networks come with a caveat: A number of NFL preseason games pre-empted regular programming and caused ratings bumps across the board. The numbers you see below will likely come down in final nationals.That said, "Big Brother" will still likely end the night as the top show among adults 18-49. It's currently running even with its performance from last week's eviction show. "Hollywood Game Night" held onto its demographic lead at 10 o'clock. The finale of "The Winner Is" also rose for NBC, as did "Motive" and "Rookie Blue" for ABC.CBS averaged 6.6 million viewers and a 4.2 rating/7 share in households for the night, beating out the 4.95 million viewers and 3.3/6 for second-place NBC. ABC (4.7 million, 3.1/5) came in third. FOX (2.3 million, 1.5/3) finished fourth, and The CW (763,000, 0.6/1) trailed.CBS also tops the 18-49 demographic with a... //blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2013/08/tv-ratings-big-brother-tops-thursday-but-will-probably-be-down.html

'The Winner Is ... ': Who won the million dollar prize?

The show's already been canceled, but "The Winner Is ... " still needed to crown a winner of its first and only season, hosted by Nick Lachey. The last episode of the season saw the winners of the previous six episodes going head to head over three rounds, until there were only two.The final round featuredSharde Bivans singing against Katie Ohh with $1 million on the line. While Bivans' performance of "It's a Man's Man's Man's World" wowed the audience, Ohh's rendition of the Miley Cyrus song "The Climb" won the expert vote. It was close though, with the final tally coming up at 57-44.Both contestants turned down a guaranteed $200,000 for their shot at the $1 million prize, meaning Bivans walks away empty-handed.... //blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2013/08/the-winner-is-who-won-the-million-dollar-prize.html

"America's Got Talent," "Hollywood Game Night" Encores to Replace "The Winner Is" Beginning Next Week

The Nick Lachey-hosted series will wrap its run after this Thursday's episode. //www.thefutoncritic.com/news/2013/08/05/americas-got-talent-hollywood-game-night-encores-to-replace-the-winner-is-beginning-next-week-845013/20130805nbc04/

TV ratings: 'Big Brother' hits season high in viewers Thursday

Fast National ratings for Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013"Big Brother" scored its biggest total audience of the season Thursday and matched its high mark among adults 18-49, helping CBS score an across-the-board win for the night.The night's other originals were mostly down, with the exception of ABC's "Wipeout," which rebounded some from its season low. The CW's broadcast of the Young Hollywood Awards wasn't much of a draw.CBS averaged 6.3 million viewers and a 4.0 rating/7 share in households for the night. ABC (4.7 million, 2.9/5) beat out NBC (4 million, 2.6/5) for second place. FOX came in fourth with 1.6 million viewers and a 1.1/2, and The CW (871,000, 0.5/1) trailed.CBS also led the adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.8 rating. ABC and NBC tied for second at 1.0. FOX scored a 0.6 and The CW a 0.3.Thursday hour by hour:8 p.m.CBS: "The Big Bang Theory" rerun (7.8 million viewers, 5.0/9 households)/"Two and a Half... //blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2013/08/tv-ratings-big-brother-hits-season-high-in-viewers-thursday.html

TV ratings: 'Big Brother' holds onto Thursday lead, 'Hell's Kitchen' finale rises

Fast National ratings for Thursday, July 25, 2013"Big Brother" maintained its hold on the top spot in Thursday's demographic ratings, finishing even with last week's eviction show in adults 18-49 and up slightly in viewers. It was close, though -- the season finale of "Hell's Kitchen" was up for FOX and finished within a tenth of a point of "Big Brother" at 9 p.m. Also Thursday, "Hollywood Game Night" rose on NBC, and ABC's "Rookie Blue" improved its total-viewer numbers for the third consecutive week.CBS averaged 6.3 million viewers and a 4.0 rating/7 share in households for the night, beating FOX (5.4 million, 3.3/6) for the top spot. ABC (4.7 million, 3.0/5) came in third. NBC took fourth with 3.5 million viewers and a 2.4/4. The CW (772,000, 0.5/1) trailed.FOX scored a demographic with a 2.2 rating among adults 18-49. CBS finished second with a 1.7. ABC's 1.0 edged NBC's 0.9 for third. The CW... //blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2013/07/tv-ratings-big-brother-holds-onto-thursday-lead-hells-kitchen-finale-rises.html

TV ratings: 'Hollywood Game Night' has OK start, 'Big Brother' and 'Hell's Kitchen' lead Thursday

Fast National ratings for Thursday, July 11, 2013The premiere of "Hollywood Game Night" gave NBC so-so ratings Thursday, drawing numbers in line with a lot of other series premieres this summer. It did grow a little in its second half-hour, which is a sign people watching liked what they saw. "The Winner Is" made its time-period debut for NBC and predictably fell off from its two-week preview following "The Voice" in June.Also Thursday, "Big Brother's" debut on the night tied FOX's "Hell's Kitchen" for the top adults 18-49 rating of the night. "Motive" dropped for ABC, while "Rookie Blue" was up slightly in viewers and off a bit in the 18-49 demographic.CBS drew 6 million viewers and a 4.0 rating/7 share in households in primetime to lead the pack. ABC (4.6 million, 2.9/5) finished second overall, a little ahead of FOX (4 million, 2.5/4) and NBC (3.8 million, 2.5/4). The CW brought up the rear... //blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2013/07/tv-ratings-hollywood-game-night-has-ok-start-big-brother-and-hells-kitchen-lead-thursday.html

NBC Adds Nick Lachey As Host Of The Winner Is

The NBC network has tapped former 98 Degrees singer and reality star Nick Lachey to star as host of their upcoming singing competition The Winner Is. Lachey will headline the show where talents of all ages will compete in a dueling competition that will feature a diverse catalogue of music from every genre. READ MORE...

TV ratings: 'The Voice' rises Monday with final performances but 'Bachelorette' drops

Fast National ratings for Monday, June 17, 2013The final performances of "The Voice" this season gave NBC a ratings win Monday night, per usual. The show improved some on its numbers from a week ago, also helping a second preview of "The Winner Is" grow a little bit. ABC's lineup, however, went the other direction as both "The Bachelorette" and "Mistresses" were down from last week. NBC drew 10.5 million viewers and a 6.4 rating/11 share in households in primetime, more than doubling the viewer total for second-place ABC (4.9 million, 3.4/6). CBS (4.1 million, 2.8/5) came in third. FOX took fourth with 1.5 million viewers and a 0.9/1. The CW (640,000, 0.4/1) trailed.NBC's 3.0 rating among adults 18-49 was far and away the night's best. ABC (1.5) was the only other network to get above a 1.0 rating. CBS posted a 0.9, FOX a 0.6 and The CW a 0.2.Monday hour by hour:8 p.m.NBC:... //blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2013/06/tv-ratings-the-voice-rises-monday-with-final-performances-but-bachelorette-drops.html

'The Winner Is' Ranks as Top Summer 2013 Broadcast Series Debut

NBC wins the night with a 2.8 rating/8 share in the 18-49 demo. Read More... //feedproxy.google.com/~r/Tvbythenumbers/~3/avk4N7ShvJ4/

TV ratings: 'The Winner Is' has decent debut after 'The Voice' and 'Mistresses' rises Monday

Fast National ratings for Monday, June 10, 2013The debut of NBC's singing competition "The Winner Is" pulled in fairly solid ratings Monday, scoring similar numbers to what "Revolution" did after "The Voice" in recent weeks. It led its hour in both adults 18-49 and total viewers and helped NBC sweep the night's ratings race along with "The Voice," which was up in viewers and steady in the 18-49 demographic.Also Monday, ABC's "Mistresses" improved on its premiere in adults 18-49 while holding fairly steady in total viewers. "The Bachelorette" was also even with last week.NBC brought in 9.9 million viewers and a 6.1 rating/10 share in households for the night, leading second-place ABC (5.2 million, 3.7/6) by a wide margin. CBS came in third with 4.3 million viewers and a 2.9/5. FOX (1.7 million, 1.2/2) was fourth, and The CW (769,000, 0.5/1) trailed.NBC also dominated the 18-49 demographic with a 2.8 rating. ABC finished second with... //blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2013/06/tv-ratings-the-winner-is-has-decent-debut-after-the-voice-and-mistresses-rises-monday.html