Coupled with a new “Night Shift,” NBC wins Wednesday outright
If you didn’t turn on your TV last night, you didn’t miss much: there were only three original shows across the so-called “Big 4″ networks. NBC topped the night outright on the strength of a repeat.
NBC was first in ratings with a 1.6 rating/5 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and first in viewers with an average of 7.4 million, according to preliminary numbers. A rerun of “America’s Got Talent” at 8 p.m. had the highest rating on the night, a 1.7. “Night Shift” at 10 received a 1.3/4 and 6.4 million viewers.
Univision was second in ratings with a 1.1/4 and fourth in viewers with 2.7 million.
ABC was third in ratings with a 1.0/3 and in viewers with 3.4 million. At 8, “Extreme Weight Loss” got a 1.0/4 and 3.5 million viewers. “Celebrity Wife Swap” at 10 had a 1.0/3 and 3.2 million viewers.
CBS was fourth in ratings with a 0.9/3 and second in viewers with 6.6 million. It aired entirely reruns.
Telemundo was fifth in ratings with a 0.7/2 and in total viewers with 1.5 million.
Fox was sixth in ratings with a 0.5/2 and in total viewers with 1.2 million, airing only repeats.
The CW was seventh in ratings with a 0.3/1 and in total viewers with 823,000. The network aired entirely reruns.