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Wednesday Final Nationals: NBC Again Tops Prime Time, ‘Big Brother 18’ on CBS Reaches Season High

NBC won its 20th consecutive prime time among all key figures with “America’s Got Talent” and “The Night Shift.”

CBS summer reality staple “Big Brother 18” achieved season highs in total viewers and all key adult demographics.

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* AFF = Number of affiliates (stations) airing the program
* CVG = percent of coverage in U.S.
Programming Insider Wednesday, August 24, 2016
ABC PROGRAM AFF* CVG*
(PCT)
HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-11 Network Average 1.8/3 2770 0.4/2 0.8/3 1.1/3
8:00 The Goldbergs (r) 247 93 2.2/4 3327 0.4/2 0.8/4 1.1/4
8:30 The Goldbergs (r) 249 94 2.0/4 3091 0.4/2 0.8/3 1.1/4
9:00 The Goldbergs (r) 249 94 1.8/3 2727 0.4/2 0.8/3 1.1/3
9:30 The Goldbergs (r) 249 94 1.6/3 2445 0.4/2 0.8/3 1.0/3
10:00 Modern Family (r) 249 94 1.8/3 2781 0.5/3 0.9/3 1.1/4
10:31 black-ish (r) 249 94 1.5/3 2230 0.4/2 0.7/3 0.9/3
CBS PROGRAM AFF* CVG*
(PCT)
HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-11 Network Average 2.7/5 4096 0.8/4 1.1/4 1.4/4
8:00 Big Brother 18 254 94 4.0/7 6465 1.6/8 2.1/9 2.5/8
9:00 Criminal Minds (r) 254 94 2.2/4 3257 0.5/2 0.7/3 0.9/3
10:00 American Gothic 254 94 1.8/4 2567 0.3/1 0.5/2 0.8/2
NBC PROGRAM AFF* CVG*
(PCT)
HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-11 Network Average 4.8/9 7815 0.9/5 1.5/6 2.1/7
8:00 America’s Got Talent (r) 244 94 4.5/8 7260 0.9/5 1.4/6 2.0/7
9:00 America’s Got Talent 244 94 6.4/11 10671 1.3/6 2.1/8 2.9/9
10:00 The Night Shift 244 94 3.6/7 5516 0.6/3 1.1/4 1.5/5
Fox PROGRAM AFF* CVG*
(PCT)
HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-11 Network Average 2.5/5 4126 0.8/4 1.3/5 1.7/5
8:00 MasterChef 255 94 2.5/5 4079 0.8/4 1.3/5 1.6/5
9:00 MasterChef 255 94 2.6/5 4172 0.8/4 1.4/5 1.7/5
CW PROGRAM AFF* CVG*
(PCT)
HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-11 Network Average 0.8/1 1344 0.3/1 0.4/2 0.5/2
8:00 Penn & Teller: Fool Us 248 92 0.9/2 1488 0.3/2 0.4/2 0.5/2
9:00 Whose Line Is It Anyway? 248 92 0.8/1 1280 0.3/2 0.4/2 0.5/2
9:30 Whose Line Is It Anyway? (r) 248 92 0.7/1 1120 0.3/1 0.4/1 0.5/1
Univision PROGRAM HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-11 Network Average 0.9/2 1570 0.6/2
7:00 La Rosa de Guadalupe 0.9/2 1538 0.6/3
8:00 Un Camino Hacia El Destino 1.1/2 1991 0.7/3
9:00 Tres Veces Ana 1.1/2 1806 0.7/2
10:00 Narcos 0.5/1 912 0.3/1
PROGRAM HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-11 Network Average 0.3/1 505 0.2/1
7:00 Mi Corazon es Tuyo 0.2/0 435 0.2/1
8:00 Moisés y Los Diez Mandamientos 0.3/1 569 0.2/1
9:00 La Ronca de Oro 0.3/1 566 0.2/1
10:00 El Príncipe 0.2/0 379 0.1/1
PROGRAM HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-11 Network Average 0.9/2 1678 0.7/3
7:00 Caso Cerrado: Edición Estelar 1.0/2 1593 0.5/2
8:00 Silvana Sin Lana 0.8/1 1381 0.5/2
9:00 Sin Senos Sí Hay Paraíso 0.9/2 1581 0.7/2
10:00 Señora Acero 3: La Coyote 1.1/2 2072 0.9/4

Sub-Demo Breakdowns – Wednesday 8/24/16

Big Brother 18” (CBS)
Women 18-34: 2.0/10
Men 18-34: 1.1/6
Women 18-49: 2.5/9
Men 18-49: 1.7/7

American Gothic” (CBS)
Women 18-34: 0.4/2
Men 18-34: 0.2/1
Women 18-49: 0.6/2
Men 18-49: 0.4/2

America’s Got Talent” (NBC, 9:00)
Women 18-34: 1.4/6
Men 18-34: 1.2/6
Women 18-49: 2.2/8
Men 18-49: 2.0/8

The Night Shift” (NBC)
Women 18-34: 0.7/3
Men 18-34: 0.5/3
Women 18-49: 1.3/5
Men 18-49: 0.8/3

Masterchef” (Fox, 8:00)
Women 18-34: 0.9/4
Men 18-34: 0.6/3
Women 18-49: 1.4/5
Men 18-49: 1.1/5

Masterchef” (Fox, 9:00)
Women 18-34: 1.1/5
Men 18-34: 0.6/3
Women 18-49: 1.6/5
Men 18-49: 1.2/5

Penn & Teller: Fool Us” (CW)
Women 18-34: 0.3/1
Men 18-34: 0.3/2
Women 18-49: 0.4/2
Men 18-49: 0.4/2

Whose Line Is It Anyway?” (CW, 9:00)
Women 18-34: 0.2/1
Men 18-34: 0.4/2
Women 18-49: 0.4/1
Men 18-49: 0.5/2

Greenleaf” (OWN)
Women 18-34: 0.57
Men 18-34: 0.24
Women 18-49: 0.88
Men 18-49: 0.40

Suits” (USA)
Women 18-34: 0.29
Men 18-34: 0.31
Women 18-49: 0.42
Men 18-49: 0.42

Mr. Robot” (USA)
Women 18-34: 0.21
Men 18-34: 0.29
Women 18-49: 0.24
Men 18-49: 0.36

Tyrant” (FX)
Women 18-34: 0.13
Men 18-34: 0.15
Women 18-49: 0.18
Men 18-49: 0.23

Little League World Series: Great Lakes (Bowling Green, Ky.) vs. Mid-Atlantic (Endwell, N.Y.)” (ESPN)
Women 18-34: 0.16
Men 18-34: 0.32
Women 18-49: 0.23
Men 18-49: 0.42

Cable Rankings – Wednesday 8/24/16

What follows are the top 100 most-watched shows in prime time on cable (by order of network) for Wednesday, August 24:

* Vwrs = Viewers in thousands; V-No. = Prime time rank in viewers; D-No. = Prime time rank in demo (adults 18-49)
V-No.* D-No.* Program Net Start Dur Vwrs* A1849
86 76 DUCK DYNASTY A&E 8:30 PM 30 640 0.20
32 15 DUCK DYNASTY A&E 9:00 PM 31 1241 0.43
43 26 JEP & JESSICA A&E 9:31 PM 30 1048 0.36
62 40 WAHLBURGERS A&E 10:01 PM 31 787 0.29
66 39 KING OF THE HILL ADSM 8:00 PM 30 761 0.30
63 29 BOB’S BURGERS ADSM 8:30 PM 30 785 0.33
45 19 BOB’S BURGERS ADSM 9:00 PM 30 1024 0.41
40 14 CLEVELAND SHOW ADSM 9:30 PM 30 1087 0.45
25 8 AMERICAN DAD ADSM 10:00 PM 30 1428 0.63
15 2 AMERICAN DAD ADSM 10:30 PM 30 1657 0.78
89 77 AMC MOVIE: THE MUMMY AMC 8:00 PM 180 619 0.19
9 5 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NYC BRAVO 9:00 PM 75 1962 0.71
94 66 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NYC BRAVO 10:15 PM 75 593 0.22
100 34 SOUTH PARK CMDY 7:00 PM 90 552 0.31
91 24 SOUTH PARK CMDY 8:30 PM 30 616 0.36
88 22 SOUTH PARK CMDY 9:00 PM 30 628 0.37
79 21 SOUTH PARK CMDY 9:30 PM 30 677 0.39
34 49 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 1198 0.26
26 43 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 9:00 PM 60 1392 0.28
38 59 CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 1117 0.23
97 78 DUAL SURVIVAL SPECIAL DISC 8:00 PM 60 577 0.19
52 27 DUAL SURVIVAL DISC 9:00 PM 76 873 0.34
96 54 DUAL SURVIVAL DISC 10:16 PM 76 585 0.24
71 67 SOFIA THE FIRST DISJR 8:00 PM 25 742 0.22
67 63 SO MUCH YOU CAN DO DISJR 8:25 PM 5 756 0.23
64 56 DOC MCSTUFFINS DISJR 8:30 PM 25 772 0.24
77 65 QUIET IS DISJR 8:55 PM 5 707 0.22
90 84 MILES FROM TOMORROWLAND DISJR 9:00 PM 25 617 0.17
35 80 BUNK’D DSNY 8:00 PM 30 1191 0.18
31 70 CAMP ROCK 2 – FINAL JAM DSNY 8:30 PM 110 1288 0.22
41 92 STUCK IN THE MIDDLE DSNY 10:20 PM 25 1081 0.15
46 98 BIZAARDVARK DSNY 10:45 PM 25 1008 0.12
56 50 HOLLYWOOD MEDIUM E! 8:00 PM 60 859 0.25
55 37 BOTCHED BY NATURE E! 9:00 PM 60 861 0.30
84 60 BOTCHED: POST-OP E! 10:00 PM 30 649 0.23
23 31 LITTLE LEAGUE WORLD SERIES: Great Lakes (Bowling Green, Ky.) vs. Mid-Atlantic (Endwell, N.Y.) (0.97 HH) ESPN 7:30 PM 151 1507 0.32
59 55 MLB WEDNESDAY NIGHT – LATE: SAN FRANCISCO / LA DODGERS (0.53 HH) ESPN 10:01 PM 177 813 0.24
69 30 CAMP CUTTHROAT 2 FOOD 10:00 PM 60 744 0.33
2 51 THE O’REILLY FACTOR FOXNC 8:00 PM 60 2619 0.25
1 41 THE KELLY FILE FOXNC 9:00 PM 60 2767 0.29
3 47 HANNITY FOXNC 10:00 PM 60 2544 0.26
99 74 BIG SCREEN MOVIE: CAST AWAY FRFM 7:00 PM 180 561 0.20
58 33 FX MOVIE PRIME: MAN OF STEEL FX 6:59 PM 181 849 0.32
60 73 TYRANT FX 10:00 PM 76 810 0.21
29 32 PROPERTY BROTHERS HGTV 8:00 PM 60 1308 0.32
14 17 PROP BROS BUY AND SELL HGTV 9:00 PM 60 1700 0.43
13 23 HOUSE HUNTERS HGTV 10:00 PM 30 1715 0.36
17 28 HOUSE HUNTERS INTERNATIONAL HGTV 10:30 PM 30 1614 0.33
28 71 AMERICAN PICKERS HIST 8:00 PM 60 1316 0.21
16 35 AMERICAN PICKERS HIST 9:00 PM 60 1625 0.31
22 20 PAWN STARS HIST 10:00 PM 31 1515 0.40
20 16 PAWN STARS HIST 10:31 PM 32 1533 0.43
42 75 THE PERFECT MURDER ID 8:00 PM 60 1064 0.20
37 61 BETRAYED ID 9:00 PM 60 1125 0.23
18 25 HOMICIDE HUNTER LT JOE KE ID 10:00 PM 60 1609 0.36
70 42 LW LA: A LITTLE EXTRA LIF 8:00 PM 60 743 0.29
24 9 LITTLE WOMEN LA LIF 9:00 PM 62 1504 0.58
29 11 LITTLE WOMEN ATL LIF 10:02 PM 60 1308 0.54
98 90 MOVIE: THE SECRET SEX LIFE OF A SINGLE MOM LMN 8:00 PM 120 562 0.15
27 94 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 1353 0.14
12 57 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 1733 0.24
19 83 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 1535 0.17
51 12 CATFISH:THE TV SHOW SSN5B MTV 10:00 PM 61 875 0.50
49 64 FULL HOUSE NAN 9:00 PM 30 881 0.23
57 62 FULL HOUSE NAN 9:30 PM 30 851 0.23
53 44 FULL HOUSE NAN 10:00 PM 30 867 0.28
54 46 FULL HOUSE NAN 10:30 PM 30 864 0.27
85 95 AMERICA’S NATIONAL PARKS NGC 8:00 PM 60 646 0.14
76 86 AMERICA’S NATIONAL PARKS NGC 9:00 PM 65 711 0.16
75 87 AMERICA’S NATIONAL PARKS NGC 10:05 PM 60 716 0.16
44 72 NICKY, RICKY, DICKY & DAWN NICK 8:00 PM 30 1037 0.21
39 58 NICKY, RICKY, DICKY & DAWN NICK 8:30 PM 30 1104 0.24
78 82 SHIMMER AND SHINE NKJR 8:00 PM 30 699 0.18
82 97 WALLYKAZAM! NKJR 8:30 PM 30 656 0.13
74 93 PEPPA PIG NKJR 9:00 PM 30 728 0.14
80 96 PEPPA PIG NKJR 9:30 PM 30 673 0.13
48 68 GREENLEAF OWN 9:00 PM 60 919 0.22
6 7 GREENLEAF OWN 10:00 PM 60 2086 0.64
83 53 SPIKE TV MOVIE: ROBOCOP (2014) SPIKE 8:00 PM 180 655 0.24
95 89 SYFY ORIGINAL MOVIE: LAKE PLACID 2 SYFY 7:00 PM 120 586 0.15
68 48 GHOST HUNTERS SYFY 9:00 PM 60 754 0.26
93 69 PARANORMAL WITNESS SYFY 10:00 PM 60 597 0.22
21 13 BIG BANG THEORY TBS 8:00 PM 30 1521 0.45
10 10 BIG BANG THEORY TBS 8:30 PM 30 1891 0.56
8 6 BIG BANG THEORY TBS 9:00 PM 30 2001 0.70
5 4 BIG BANG THEORY TBS 9:30 PM 30 2138 0.75
4 1 BIG BANG THEORY TBS 10:00 PM 30 2164 0.83
7 3 BIG BANG THEORY TBS 10:30 PM 30 2073 0.77
92 79 TODDLERS & TIARAS TLC 9:00 PM 62 600 0.18
33 36 CASTLE TNT 8:00 PM 60 1237 0.31
36 45 CASTLE TNT 9:00 PM 60 1130 0.28
50 81 MAJOR CRIMES TNT 10:00 PM 60 878 0.18
81 100 ANDY GRIFFITH SHOW TVL 8:00 PM 30 662 0.10
87 99 EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND TVL 9:00 PM 30 639 0.10
65 91 EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND TVL 9:30 PM 30 771 0.15
73 88 EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND TVL 10:00 PM 30 738 0.15
61 85 EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND TVL 10:30 PM 30 805 0.16
47 52 LAW & ORDER: SVU USA 8:00 PM 60 991 0.24
11 18 SUITS USA 9:00 PM 61 1827 0.42
71 38 MR. ROBOT USA 10:01 PM 66 742 0.30

Source: Live+Same Day data, 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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