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Updated Tuesday Ratings: ‘Making It’ on NBC Debuts as Most-Watched Premiere of This Summer

What follows are the fast affiliate results for Tuesday, July 31. These results are time period based and are only approximate.

Total Viewers (in millions):
NBC: 9.52 million, CBS: 4.56, Fox: 1.97, ABC: 1.91, CW: 767,000

Adults 18-49 (rating / share):
NBC: 1.7 rating/8 share, Fox: 0.5/ 3, ABC and CBS: 0.4/ 2 each, CW: 0.1/ 1
Combined adults 18-49 viewing level for 8-11 p.m.: 21.4

Adults 18-34 (rating / share):
NBC: 1.1 rating/7 share, Fox: 0.4/ 2, CBS: 0.3/ 2, ABC: 0.2/ 2, CW: 0.2/ 1

Adults 25-54 (rating / share):
NBC: 2.3 rating/9 share, Fox and CBS: 0.7/ 3 each, ABC: 0.5/ 2, CW: 0.2/ 1

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From NBC:

The debut of “Making It” (1.1/5 in 18-49, 5.3 million viewers overall from 10-11 p.m. ET):
·        Is the #1 most-watched series premiere on television so far this summer.
·        Ties as the #1 top-rated series premiere on television this summer (equaling the June 13 debut of “Gordon Ramsay’s 24 Hours to Hell & Back”).
·        Beats the timeslot’s combined ABC-CBS competition by a +38% margin in adults 18-49 (1.1 vs. a combined 0.8).
·        Rules the time period in every key measure, topping the combined ABC-CBS competition in all key demographics – adults, men and women 18-34; adults, men and women 18-49; and adults, men and women 25-54.
·        Is the #2 show of the night in 18-49 and total viewers, behind only “America’s Got Talent.”

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8:00 PM
Adults 18-49 viewing level: 19.7

ABC – Splitting Up Together (repeat)
Viewers: 2.54 million (#3), Adults 18-49: 0.5/2 (#3),
Adults 18-34: 0.3/2 (#3), Adults 25-54: 0.6/2 (#4)

CBS – NCIS (repeat)
Viewers: 5.07 million (#2), Adults 18-49: 0.5/2 (#3),
Adults 18-34: 0.3/2 (#3), Adults 25-54: 0.8/3 (#3)

NBC – America’s Got Talent
Viewers: 10.67 million (#1), Adults 18-49: 1.8/9 (#1),
Adults 18-34: 1.1/8 (#1), Adults 25-54: 2.5/10 (#1)

Fox – Beat Shazam
Viewers: 2.32 million (#4), Adults 18-49: 0.7/3 (#2),
Adults 18-34: 0.4/3 (#2), Adults 25-54: 0.9/3 (#2)

CW – The 100
Viewers: 0.98 million (#5), Adults 18-49: 0.3/1 (#5),
Adults 18-34: 0.2/2 (#5), Adults 25-54: 0.4/1 (#5)

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8:30 PM
Adults 18-49 viewing level: 21.1

ABC – Splitting Up Together (repeat)
Viewers: 1.97 million (#4), Adults 18-49: 0.4/2 (#3),
Adults 18-34: 0.3/2 (#3), Adults 25-54: 0.5/2 (#4)

CBS – NCIS (repeat)
Viewers: 4.94 million (#2), Adults 18-49: 0.4/2 (#3),
Adults 18-34: 0.3/2 (#3), Adults 25-54: 0.8/3 (#3)

NBC – America’s Got Talent
Viewers: 11.64 million (#1), Adults 18-49: 2.0/10 (#1),
Adults 18-34: 1.3/9 (#1), Adults 25-54: 2.8/11 (#1)

Fox – Beat Shazam
Viewers: 2.34 million (#3), Adults 18-49: 0.7/3 (#2),
Adults 18-34: 0.5/3 (#2), Adults 25-54: 0.9/3 (#2)

CW – The 100
Viewers: 0.81 million (#5), Adults 18-49: 0.2/1 (#5),
Adults 18-34: 0.2/1 (#5), Adults 25-54: 0.3/1 (#5)

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9:00 PM
Adults 18-49 viewing level: 22.1

ABC – Splitting Up Together (repeat)
Viewers: 1.81 million (#3), Adults 18-49: 0.4/2 (#2),
Adults 18-34: 0.2/1 (#4), Adults 25-54: 0.5/2 (#4)

CBS – Bull (repeat)
Viewers: 4.18 million (#2), Adults 18-49: 0.4/2 (#2),
Adults 18-34: 0.3/2 (#2), Adults 25-54: 0.7/3 (#2)

NBC – America’s Got Talent
Viewers: 11.88 million (#1), Adults 18-49: 2.2/10 (#1),
Adults 18-34: 1.3/9 (#1), Adults 25-54: 2.8/10 (#1)

Fox – Love Connection
Viewers: 1.56 million (#4), Adults 18-49: 0.4/2 (#2),
Adults 18-34: 0.3/2 (#2), Adults 25-54: 0.6/2 (#3)

CW – The Outpost
Viewers: 0.65 million (#5), Adults 18-49: 0.2/1 (#5),
Adults 18-34: 0.1/1 (#5), Adults 25-54: 0.2/1 (#5)

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9:30 PM
Adults 18-49 viewing level: 22.8

ABC – Splitting Up Together (repeat)
Viewers: 1.72 million (#3), Adults 18-49: 0.4/2 (#2),
Adults 18-34: 0.2/1 (#4), Adults 25-54: 0.5/2 (#4)

CBS – Bull (repeat)
Viewers: 4.41 million (#2), Adults 18-49: 0.4/2 (#2),
Adults 18-34: 0.3/2 (#2), Adults 25-54: 0.7/3 (#2)

NBC – America’s Got Talent
Viewers: 12.29 million (#1), Adults 18-49: 2.2/10 (#1),
Adults 18-34: 1.4/9 (#1), Adults 25-54: 3.0/10 (#1)

Fox – Love Connection
Viewers: 1.65 million (#4), Adults 18-49: 0.4/2 (#2),
Adults 18-34: 0.3/2 (#2), Adults 25-54: 0.6/2 (#3)

CW – The Outpost
Viewers: 0.62 million (#5), Adults 18-49: 0.1/1 (#5),
Adults 18-34: 0.1/1 (#5), Adults 25-54: 0.2/1 (#5)

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10:00 PM
Adults 18-49 viewing level: 22.3

ABC – Splitting Up Together (repeat)
Viewers: 1.67 million (#3), Adults 18-49: 0.4/2 (#2),
Adults 18-34: 0.2/1 (#3), Adults 25-54: 0.5/2 (#3)

CBS – NCIS: New Orleans (repeat)
Viewers: 4.40 million (#2), Adults 18-49: 0.4/2 (#2),
Adults 18-34: 0.3/2 (#2), Adults 25-54: 0.7/3 (#2)

NBC – Making It (series premiere)
Viewers: 6.11 million (#1), Adults 18-49: 1.2/6 (#1),
Adults 18-34: 0.8/5 (#1), Adults 25-54: 1.7/6 (#1)

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10:30 PM
Adults 18-49 viewing level: 20.7

ABC – Splitting Up Together (repeat)
Viewers: 1.76 million (#3), Adults 18-49: 0.4/2 (#2),
Adults 18-34: 0.3/2 (#2), Adults 25-54: 0.5/2 (#3)

CBS – NCIS: New Orleans (repeat)
Viewers: 4.38 million (#2), Adults 18-49: 0.4/2 (#2),
Adults 18-34: 0.3/2 (#2), Adults 25-54: 0.7/3 (#2)

NBC – Making It (series premiere)
Viewers: 4.55 million (#1), Adults 18-49: 1.0/5 (#1),
Adults 18-34: 0.6/4 (#1), Adults 25-54: 1.3/5 (#1)

Source: Nielsen Media Research

Written by Douglas Pucci

Douglas Pucci (a.k.a. “Son of the Bronx”) has worked with Mr. Berman for more than a decade. A Bronx native, NYU graduate and once-intern for VH1's "Pop Up Video," Pucci went on to design, build and maintain websites for various non-profit organizations in his hometown of New York City. He also contributes to the sports website Awful Announcing.

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