NBC Wins Wednesday’s DNC Hour – but Not All of Primetime – in Broadcast TV Ratings

CBS tops primetime averages in key adults 18-49 demo thanks to “Big Brother” at 8 p.m.

NBC won Wednesday’s DNC hour outright on the third night of the Democratic National Convention, which has been getting national coverage from broadcast networks at 10 p.m. ET each evening since Monday.

While NBC averaged the largest audience throughout primetime, which generally consists of the 8-11 p.m. hours, CBS actually won the evening in the key adults 18-49 demo thanks to its “Big Brother” blast off at 8 o’clock.

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Tony Maglio

Tony Maglio

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