Ratings: ‘Carmichael Show’ Closes Quietly, But NBC Still Wins Wednesday

ABC is runner-up in total viewers with Princess Diana doc

Last Updated: August 10, 2017 @ 1:33 PM

“The Carmichael Show” signed off for good last night, though just 2.5 million viewers marked the occasion.

Even so, NBC won Wednesday outright, thanks mostly to a two-hour “America’s Got Talent” recap show.

CBS finished second in the key 18-49 demographic’s primetime averages, though ABC was runner-up among overall audience members. The Disney-owned broadcast network aired Part 1 of its “Story of Diane” documentary from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m.

NBC was first in ratings with a 1.2 rating/5 share in the advertiser-coveted demo and in total viewers with an average of 5.8 million, according to preliminary numbers. “AGT” at 8 posted a 1.4/6 and 7.2 million viewers. The penultimate episode of “The Carmichael Show” at 10 had a 0.8/3 and 3.1 million viewers. The series finale at 10:30 slipped to a 0.7/3 and 2.5 million viewers.

CBS was second in ratings with a 1.0/4 and third in viewers with 4.4 million. “Big Brother” at 8 earned a 2.0/9 and 6.6 million viewers. At 9, “Salvation” got a 0.6/3 and 3.4 million viewers.

ABC was third in ratings with a 0.9/4 and second in viewers with 5.2 million. Following repeats, Part 1 of Princess Diana documentary “The Story of Diana” at 9 landed a 1.0/4 and 6.1 million viewers.

Fox and Telemundo tied for fourth in ratings, both with a 0.7/3. Fox was fourth in total viewers with 2.5 million, Telemundo was fifth with 1.6 million.

For Fox, “MasterChef” at 8 grabbed a 0.9/4 and 3.4 million viewers. “The F Word” at 9 had a 0.5/2 and 1.7 million viewers.

Univision was sixth in ratings with 0.5/2 and in viewers with 1.4 million.

The CW was seventh in ratings with 0.3/1 and in viewers with 924,000, airing only reruns.