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CBS Leads Thursday Overnights as Hillary Clinton Accepts Democratic Presidential Nomination

THURSDAY METERED MARKET RATINGS SCORECARD

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What follows are the metered market (overnight) results in households by network and by half-hour for Thursday, July 28:

Household Rating/Share

CBS: 3.4/ 6, NBC: 2.3/ 4, ABC: 2.1/ 4, Fox: 1.3/ 2, CW: 0.5/ 1

-Percent Change From the Year-Ago Evening:

CBS: – 8, CW: -17, Fox: -19, ABC: -25, NBC: -32

8:00 p.m.
ABC – “BattleBots”: 2.1/ 4 (#2t)
CBS – “The Big Bang Theory” (R): 4.8/ 9 (#1)
NBC – “Running Wild with Bear Grylls” (R): 2.1/ 4 (#2t)
Fox – “Home Free”: 1.5/ 3 (#4)
CW – “D.C.’s Legends of Tomorrow” (R): 0.6/ 1 (#5)

8:30 p.m.
ABC – “BattleBots”: 1.7/ 3 (#3)
CBS – “Life in Pieces” (R): 3.4/ 6 (#1)
NBC – “Running Wild with Bear Grylls” (R): 2.0/ 4 (#2)
Fox – “Home Free”: 1.3/ 2 (#4)
CW – “D.C.’s Legends of Tomorrow” (R): 0.5/ 1 (#5)

9:00 p.m.
ABC – “Greatest Hits”: 1.7/ 3 (#3)
CBS – “Big Brother”: 3.7/ 6 (#1)
NBC – “Hollywood Game Night”: 1.9/ 3 (#2)
Fox – “Home Free”: 1.3/ 2 (#4)
CW – “Beauty and the Beast”: 0.5/ 1 (#5)

9:30 p.m.
ABC – “Greatest Hits”: 1.7/ 3 (#3)
CBS – “Big Brother”: 3.5/ 6 (#1)
NBC – “Hollywood Game Night”: 2.0/ 3 (#2)
Fox – “Home Free”: 1.3/ 2 (#4)
CW – “Beauty and the Beast”: 0.5/ 1 (#5)

10:00 p.m.
ABC – Democratic National Convention: 2.3/ 4 (#2)
CBS – Democratic National Convention: 2.2/ 4 (#3)
NBC – Democratic National Convention: 2.7/ 5 (#1)

10:30 p.m.
ABC – Democratic National Convention: 2.6/ 4 (#2)
CBS – Democratic National Convention: 2.5/ 4 (#3)
NBC – Democratic National Convention: 3.1/ 5 (#1)

Source: Nielsen Media Research

Written by Marc Berman

Marc Berman

Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of the “Mr. Television” for Campaign US (www.campaignlive.com). Most recently, Berman was the creator and Editor-in-Chief of website and newsletter TV Media Insights for Cross MediaWorks. From 1999-2011, he was the Senior Editor for Mediaweek and has also written for The New York Daily News, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Emmy Magazine, among others. Berman has also appeared on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Inside Edition,” “The CBS Evening News,” E!, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and MSNBC.

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  1. From NBC

    IN PRELIM RESULTS, NBC NEWS LEADS DNC COVERAGE AT 10, TO FINISH #1 FOR 8 OF 8 CONVENTION NIGHTS AMONG ABC, CBS & NBC

    “HOLLYWOOD GAME NIGHT” TOPS ORIGINAL COMPETITION FROM “GREATEST HITS” & “HOME FREE” AT 9 P.M.

    Thursday Primetime Results:

    “Hollywood Game Night” (0.7/3 in 18-49, 2.8 million viewers overall from 9-10 p.m. ET):
    · Tops “Greatest Hits” and “Home Free” originals to rank #2 in the time period among the Big 4 in 18-49 and total viewers.

    · Ranks #2 or tied for #2 in the time period among those nets in every key measure.

    · Grows from half-hour to half-hour by +7% in total viewers (2.7 million to 2.9 million), +11% in adults 25-54 (0.9 to 1.0) and +20% in women 25-54 (1.0 to 1.2).

    · Will add viewers via time-shifting and VOD: “HGN” this season has grown by +13% in 18-49 (1.02 to 1.15) and 364,000 viewers overall (3.8 million to 4.2 million) going from L+SD to L+7.

    An encore telecast of “Running Wild with Bear Grylls” (0.7/3 in 18-49, 3.0 million viewers overall from 10-11 p.m. ET):
    · Ranks #1 in the time period among the Big 4 nets in men 18-34.

    · Will add substantial viewership via time-shifting and VOD: last summer, “Running Wild” increased by +23% in 18-49 (1.17 to 1.44) and 664,000 viewers overall (3.4 million to 4.1 million) going from L+SD to L+7.

    Please note that live Convention coverage at 10 p.m. is subject to significant revision in official national ratings.

    Currently NBC News coverage of Night 4 of the Democratic National Convention is averaging a 0.9/3 in 18-49, 3.7 million viewers overall in preliminary fast-affiliate results from 10-11 p.m. ET (which are subject to change). In the hour, NBC:
    · Currently wins the time period among ABC, CBS and NBC in adults 18-49, adults 25-54 and total viewers.

    · Has ranked #1 in 18-49 and total viewers among ABC, CBS and NBC for eight of eight nights of political convention coverage over the last two weeks.

    NOTE: Primetime results are based on “fast affiliate time period” data from Nielsen Media Research. All ratings are “live plus same day” unless otherwise indicated.

  2. From CBS

    CBS Thursday Live + Same Day Highlights

    ‘BIG BROTHER” IS THURSDAY’S TOP BROADCAST IN A18-49, A25-54 AND A18-34

    A Rebroadcast of “The Big Bang Theory” is the Number One Broadcast in Viewers

    CBS Sweeps Thursday in Viewers, A18-49 and A25-54

    · At 9:00 PM, BIG BROTHER was first in viewers (5.81m), A18-49 (1.8), A25-54 (2.3) and A18-34 (1.3). BIG BROTHER was Thursday’s highest rated broadcast in all key demographic measures.

    · At 8:00 PM, a rebroadcast of THE BIG BANG THEORY (6.74m) was the night’s most watched broadcast.

    · CBS swept Thursday in viewers (4.99m), A18-49 (1.3) and A25-54 (1.7) for the sixth straight week.

    Note: Due to live coverage of the Democratic National Convention ratings are tentative and subject to change.