NBC’s “Million Second Quiz” premiered to decent ratings, leaving the network in third behind CBS and ABC.
CBS and ABC tied for first in ratings, each with a 1.4 rating/4 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic, according to preliminary numbers. CBS was first in viewers with 6 million. ABC was second in viewers with 5.2 million.
Due to the nature of live sports, CBS’s numbers are approximate.
For CBS, “US Open Tennis” at 8 p.m. earned a 0.9/3 and 4.2 million viewers. Following reruns, “Under the Dome” at 10:30 received a 2.1/6 and 9.5 million viewers, making it the most-watched network program of the night.
For ABC, in between repeats, “Mistresses” at 9 earned a 1.4/4 and 5 million viewers.
NBC and Univision tied for third in ratings, each with a 1.3/4. NBC was third in total viewers with 4.6 million viewers. Univision was fifth in total viewers with 3.4 million viewers.
NBC’s series premiere of “Million Second Quiz” earned a 1.7/5 and 6.5 million viewers. The premiere was tied with last year’s “Stars Earn Stripes” debut. At 9, “American Ninja Warrior” earned a 1.6/4 and 5.3 million viewers. “Siberia” at 10 received a 0.7/2 and 2 million viewers.
Fox was in fifth in ratings with a 0.8/2 and fourth in viewers with 3.4 million, airing entirely reruns.
Telemundo was sixth in ratings with a 0.5/1 and in total viewers 1.1 million.
The CW was seventh in ratings with a 0.2/1 and in total viewers, with 555,000. Following a repeat, “Breaking Pointe” earned a 0.2/1 and 480,000 viewers.