CBS scored a Sunday victory with some help from a PGA Championship overrun. While final numbers are still to be adjusted, the margin of victory over its competition is enough to hold.
Fox’s “Teen Choice 2014” awards ceremony was flat in the 18-49 demo with last year’s final numbers, though it dipped two-tenths among teens.
CBS was first in ratings with a 2.0 rating/7 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and first in viewers with an average of 9 million, according to preliminary numbers. The PGA Championship overrun at 7 p.m. earned a 2.4/9 and 11.6 million viewers — both night highs in the early measurement. Following a rerun, “Big Brother” at 10 received a 1.7/5 and 5.4 million viewers.
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ABC, NBC and Fox tied for second in ratings, each with a 0.8/3. ABC was second in total viewers with 3.7 million. NBC, airing entirely reruns, was third with 3.3 million. Fox was fourth with 2.2 million.
For ABC, in between reruns, “Wipeout” at 8 got a 0.8/3 and and 3.2 million viewers. “Rising Star” at 9 had a 0.7/2 and 2.9 million viewers.
Following repeats, Fox’s “Teen Choice” at 8 received a 0.8/3 and 2.6 million viewers.
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Univision was fifth in ratings with a 0.7/2 and in total viewers with 2 million.
Telemundo was sixth in ratings with a 0.3/1 and in total viewers with 784,000.