Ratings: ‘Million Second Quiz’ Goes Out Up, But Still Low – ‘X-Factor’ Hits All-Time Basement

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The Fox singing competition has all-time low in the 18-49 demo ratings and total viewers

“X Factor” hit an all-time low Thursday as NBC’s finale of “Million Second Quiz” was up from its most-recent six telecasts, but still had relatively low ratings.

CBS was first in ratings with a 1.6 rating/5 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and first in total viewers with an average of 6.7 million, according to preliminary numbers. It aired entirely reruns.

Fox was second in ratings with a 1.5/5 and fourth in total viewers with 4.46 million. The “X-Factor” at 8 p.m. earned a 1.9/6 and 6.1 million viewers — its all time low in both categories on any night. Reruns followed.

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NBC and ABC tied for third in ratings, each earning a 1.3/4. NBC was second in viewers with 5.1 million. ABC was third in viewers with 4.5 million. Both networks’ primetime schedule numbers are inflated due to NFL pre-emptions.

For NBC, the “Million Second Quiz” finale at 8 earned a 1.4/4 and 5.4 million viewers, up very slightly. The broadcast was pre-empted in Kansas City and Philadelphia for the NFL football game, so its ratings are inflated. “Valerie’s Story,” in which actress Valerie Harper shared her experience battling cancer with Meredith Viera, at 10 received a 1.0/3 and 4.4 million viewers.

For ABC, “Wipeout” at 8 got a 1.2/4 and 4.4 million viewers. Reruns followed.

Univision was in fifth in ratings with a 01.2/4 and in viewers with 3.1 million.

Telemundo was sixth in ratings with a 0.4/1 and total viewers 1.1 million.

The CW was seventh in ratings with a 0.2/1 and in total viewers with 687,000, airing entirely repeats.