Adults 18-49 smell what Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is cooking
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s “Titan Games” just handed NBC its 10th straight Monday primetime win in the key demo’s ratings.
Beyond that serious-athletes-only competition, everything else on the Big 4 broadcast networks (CBS, NBC, Fox and ABC) was a repeat last night.
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NBC was first in ratings with a 0.5 rating/4 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and second in total viewers with an average of 3.152 million, according to preliminary numbers. “The Titan Games” at 8 p.m. got a 0.7/5 and 3.7 million viewers. The rest of NBC’s primetime block was filled with encores.
Univision was second in ratings with a 0.4/3 and fourth in viewers with 1.5 million.
CBS, Fox and Telemundo tied for third in ratings, each a 0.3/2. CBS was first in total viewers with 3.198 million, airing only reruns. Fox, also stacking its schedule with repeats, was third in viewers with 2 million and Telemundo was sixth with 989,000.
ABC and The CW tied for sixth in ratings, both with a 0.2/1. ABC, another network airing only reruns Monday night, was fifth in viewers with 1.4 million and The CW was seventh with 820,000.
For The CW, “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” at 8 got a 0.2/2 and 1 million viewers. Following a repeat, the “Penn & Teller: Try This At Home Too” special at 9 had a 0.2/1 and 680,00 viewers.
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