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Wednesday Final Nationals: ‘South Park’ Season Premiere on Comedy Central Tops Cable Among Key Demos

NBC was Wednesday night’s top network among total viewers (6.14 million), adults 18-49 (1.3 rating/5 share) and adults 25-54 (1.7/6). Fox led the night among adults 18-34 (0.8/4).

The twenty-first season premiere of Comedy Central’s animated “South Park” led all of cable for the night among all key adult and male demos. Compared to the year-ago season premiere (from Sep. 14,
2016), it was down 23 percent in total viewers (1.68 million vs. 2.17 million) and down 27 percent in adults 18-49 rating (0.96 vs. 1.32).

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* AFF = Number of affiliates (stations) airing the program
* CVG = percent of coverage in U.S.
Programming Insider Wednesday, September 13, 2017
ABC PROGRAM AFF* CVG*
(PCT)
HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-11 Network Average 1.9/4 2869 0.3/2 0.6/3 0.9/3
8:00 The Goldbergs (r) 258 91 1.9/4 2863 0.4/2 0.7/3 1.0/4
8:30 Speechless (r) 253 91 1.5/3 2232 0.3/2 0.6/2 0.8/3
9:00 Modern Family (r) 258 92 2.0/4 3030 0.4/2 0.8/3 1.1/4
9:31 American Housewife (r) 254 92 1.8/3 2726 0.3/2 0.7/3 1.0/3
10:00 20/20 Special Edition Good Doctors: Brilliance and Bravery (s) 254 92 2.1/4 3175 0.3/2 0.6/2 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 4373 0.7/4 1.0/4 1.2/4
8:00 Big Brother 19 255 92 3.9/7 6376 1.3/7 1.8/8 2.2/8
9:00 Salvation 255 92 2.2/4 3509 0.3/2 0.5/2 0.7/2
10:00 Criminal Minds (r) 255 92 2.1/4 3235 0.3/2 0.5/2 0.8/3
NBC PROGRAM AFF* CVG*
(PCT)
HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-11 Network Average 3.8/7 6136 0.8/4 1.3/5 1.7/6
8:00 America’s Got Talent 245 92 7.0/13 11590 1.3/7 2.1/9 2.8/10
9:01 Marlon 245 92 3.1/6 4889 0.8/4 1.2/5 1.6/5
9:30 Marlon (f) 245 92 2.4/4 3628 0.6/3 1.0/4 1.3/4
10:00 Midnight, Texas (s) 245 92 1.6/3 2449 0.4/2 0.6/2 0.8/3
Fox PROGRAM AFF* CVG*
(PCT)
HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-10 Network Average 2.5/5 4103 0.8/4 1.3/5 1.6/5
8:00 MasterChef 258 92 2.3/4 3770 0.8/4 1.2/5 1.5/5
9:00 MasterChef 258 92 2.7/5 4436 0.8/4 1.4/6 1.8/6
CW PROGRAM AFF* CVG*
(PCT)
HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-10 Network Average 0.5/1 683 0.1/1 0.2/1 0.2/1
8:00 Arrow (r) 250 89 0.5/1 687 0.1/1 0.2/1 0.2/1
9:00 Supernatural (r) 250 89 0.5/1 679 0.1/1 0.2/1 0.2/1
Univision PROGRAM HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-11 Network Average 0.9/2 1550 0.5/2
7:00 La Rosa de Guadalupe 1.0/2 1881 0.6/3
8:00 Enamorándome de Ramón 0.9/2 1635 0.5/2
9:00 Mi Marido Tiene Familia 1.1/2 1913 0.6/2
10:00 Hoy Voy a Cambiar 0.7/1 1103 0.3/1
PROGRAM HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-11 Network Average 0.3/1 550 0.2/1
7:00 La Tierra Prometida (r) 0.2/0 415 0.1/1
8:00 La Tierra Prometida 0.4/1 709 0.2/1
9:00 Totalmente Diva 0.3/1 516 0.2/1
10:00 Rosario Tijeras 0.3/1 571 0.2/1
PROGRAM HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-11 Network Average 1.0/2 1725 0.6/3 0.7/3
7:00 Caso Cerrado: Edición Estelar 0.9/2 1342 0.3/2 0.4/2
8:00 Jenni Rivera: Mariposa de Barrio 0.8/1 1340 0.5/3 0.5/2
9:00 Sin Senos Sí Hay Paraíso 1.0/2 1695 0.6/3 0.7/3
10:00 El Señor de Los Cielos V 1.2/2 2140 0.9/5 1.0/4

Sub-Demo Breakdowns – Wednesday 9/13/17

20/20 Special Edition: Good Doctors: Brilliance and Bravery” (ABC)
Women 18-34: 0.5/3
Men 18-34: 0.2/1
Women 18-49: 0.8/3
Men 18-49: 0.4/2

Big Brother 19” (CBS)
Women 18-34: 1.7/8
Men 18-34: 0.9/6
Women 18-49: 2.3/9
Men 18-49: 1.4/6

Salvation” (CBS)
Women 18-34: 0.4/2
Men 18-34: 0.3/2
Women 18-49: 0.6/2
Men 18-49: 0.4/2

America’s Got Talent” (NBC)
Women 18-34: 1.5/7
Men 18-34: 1.1/7
Women 18-49: 2.4/9
Men 18-49: 1.8/8

Marlon” (NBC, 9:01 p.m.)
Women 18-34: 0.9/4
Men 18-34: 0.6/4
Women 18-49: 1.4/5
Men 18-49: 1.1/5

Marlon” (NBC, 9:30 p.m.)
Women 18-34: 0.7/3
Men 18-34: 0.5/3
Women 18-49: 1.1/4
Men 18-49: 0.9/4

Midnight, Texas” (NBC)
Women 18-34: 0.5/2
Men 18-34: 0.3/2
Women 18-49: 0.7/3
Men 18-49: 0.5/2

MasterChef” (Fox, 8 p.m.)
Women 18-34: 1.0/5
Men 18-34: 0.6/4
Women 18-49: 1.4/5
Men 18-49: 1.1/5

MasterChef” (Fox, 9 p.m.)
Women 18-34: 1.0/5
Men 18-34: 0.6/4
Women 18-49: 1.6/6
Men 18-49: 1.3/5

South Park” (Comedy Central)
1.06 household rating
1.684 million viewers
0.96 adults 18-49 rating
Women 18-34: 0.77
Men 18-34: 1.52
Women 18-49: 0.63
Men 18-49: 1.20

Broad City” (Comedy Central)
0.57 household rating
0.879 million viewers
0.51 adults 18-49 rating
Women 18-34: 0.51
Men 18-34: 0.72
Women 18-49: 0.40
Men 18-49: 0.61

Suits” (USA)
1.09 household rating
1.676 million viewers
0.47 adults 18-49 rating
Women 18-34: 0.48
Men 18-34: 0.29
Women 18-49: 0.53
Men 18-49: 0.41

The Sinner” (USA)
1.20 household rating
1.837 million viewers
0.54 adults 18-49 rating
Women 18-34: 0.46
Men 18-34: 0.20
Women 18-49: 0.76
Men 18-49: 0.32

Greenleaf” (OWN)
1.03 household rating
1.444 million viewers
0.35 adults 18-49 rating
Women 18-34: 0.20
Men 18-34: 0.14
Women 18-49: 0.43
Men 18-49: 0.26

Younger” (TV Land)
0.61 household rating
0.825 million viewers
0.29 adults 18-49 rating
Women 18-34: 0.43
Men 18-34: 0.05
Women 18-49: 0.46
Men 18-49: 0.11

Live+3 Days Ratings – Wednesday 9/13/17

VWRS = Viewers, in thousands; LBL = Telecast label designations, such as O (original), P (premiere), R (repeat), S (special), B (breakout, e.g. different start time or interrupted coverage), G (gapped)
Net Program LBL A1849
L+SD
A1849
L+3
L+3
Gain
VWRS
L+SD
VWRS
L+3
L+3
Gain
ABC THE GOLDBERGS R 0.67 0.69 3% 2863 2934 2%
ABC SPEECHLESS R 0.56 0.58 3% 2232 2266 2%
ABC MODERN FAMILY R 0.76 0.79 4% 3031 3152 4%
ABC AMER HOUSEWIFE-WED R 0.65 0.69 6% 2726 2815 3%
ABC 20/20 SP EDITION-9/13 S 0.59 0.65 10% 3187 3589 13%
CBS BIG BROTHER-WED O 1.83 2.24 22% 6387 7385 16%
CBS SALVATION O 0.52 0.66 28% 3510 4562 30%
CBS CRIMINAL MINDS 10PM R 0.52 0.54 4% 3235 3408 5%
NBC AMERICA’S GOT TALENT-WED O 2.08 2.44 17% 11590 13160 14%
NBC MARLON-1 O 1.23 1.43 17% 4890 5357 10%
NBC MARLON-2 F 0.99 1.20 20% 3628 4089 13%
NBC MIDNIGHT, TEXAS 9/13 S 0.60 0.97 62% 2464 3634 47%
FOX MASTERCHEF WED-8P O 1.24 1.58 28% 3770 4797 27%
FOX MASTERCHEF O 1.43 1.82 27% 4436 5555 25%
CW ARROW R 0.18 0.18 0% 687 710 3%
CW SUPERNATURAL R 0.19 0.20 3% 679 712 5%

Cable Rankings – Wednesday 9/13/17
What follows are the top 100 most-watched shows in prime time on cable (by order of network) for Wednesday, September 13:

* 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
91 91 WAHLBURGERS A&E 8:30 PM 30 435 0.15
58 43 WAHLBURGERS A&E 9:00 PM 30 761 0.27
62 43 WAHLBURGERS A&E 9:30 PM 31 683 0.27
95 91 LOWE FILES A&E 10:01 PM 31 416 0.15
72 56 KING OF THE HILL ADSM 8:00 PM 30 592 0.24
55 26 AMERICAN DAD ADSM 8:30 PM 30 779 0.35
44 21 CLEVELAND SHOW ADSM 9:00 PM 30 893 0.38
32 7 AMERICAN DAD ADSM 9:30 PM 30 1157 0.58
25 3 BOB’S BURGERS ADSM 10:00 PM 30 1329 0.66
23 2 BOB’S BURGERS ADSM 10:30 PM 30 1425 0.73
66 67 AMC MOVIE: THE ITALIAN JOB (2003) AMC 8:00 PM 150 656 0.21
95 97 AMC MOVIE: FOCUS AMC 10:30 PM 150 416 0.14
74 73 VANDERPUMP:JAX & BRITTANY BRAVO 9:00 PM 30 572 0.19
94 81 ODD MOM OUT BRAVO 9:30 PM 30 425 0.17
67 26 SOUTH PARK CMDY 8:00 PM 30 651 0.35
59 21 SOUTH PARK CMDY 8:30 PM 30 730 0.38
49 15 SOUTH PARK CMDY 9:00 PM 30 848 0.43
43 13 SOUTH PARK CMDY 9:30 PM 30 903 0.49
15 1 SOUTH PARK CMDY 10:00 PM 30 1684 0.96
47 12 BROAD CITY CMDY 10:30 PM 30 879 0.51
83 63 SHARK TANK CNBC 9:00 PM 60 516 0.22
86 67 SHARK TANK CNBC 10:00 PM 60 505 0.21
24 53 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 1352 0.25
20 39 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 9:00 PM 60 1513 0.28
32 56 CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 1157 0.24
81 85 MISFIT GARAGE DISC 8:00 PM 60 528 0.16
41 43 MISFIT GARAGE DISC 9:00 PM 61 948 0.27
39 34 GARAGE REHAB DISC 10:01 PM 61 1014 0.30
65 85 PJ MASKS DISJR 8:00 PM 25 657 0.16
78 56 TOTAL BELLAS E! 9:00 PM 60 558 0.24
85 39 ERIC & JESSIE: GAME ON E! 10:00 PM 30 513 0.28
100 85 ERIC & JESSIE: GAME ON E! 10:30 PM 30 304 0.16
77 81 MLB MONDAY NIGHT – EARLY: OAKLAND @ BOSTON (0.40 HH, 0.13 A18-34) ESPN 7:00 PM 217 559 0.17
75 81 MLB WEDNESDAY NIGHT – LATE: L.A. DODGERS @ SAN FRANCISCO (0.39 HH, 0.17 A18-34) ESPN 10:37 PM 158 571 0.17
64 63 WORST COOKS 11 FOOD 8:00 PM 60 674 0.22
27 17 WORST COOKS 11 FOOD 9:00 PM 60 1268 0.42
40 34 COOKS VS. CONS FOOD 10:00 PM 60 951 0.30
1 36 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOXNC 8:00 PM 60 2775 0.29
3 50 THE FIVE FOXNC 9:00 PM 60 2692 0.26
4 67 HANNITY FOXNC 10:00 PM 60 2423 0.21
92 76 BIG SCREEN MOVIE: HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS PART 2 FRFM 7:50 PM 190 427 0.18
80 61 FX MOVIE PRIME: THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2 FX 8:00 PM 180 529 0.23
71 91 THE MIDDLE HALL 10:00 PM 30 611 0.15
70 91 THE MIDDLE HALL 10:30 PM 30 625 0.15
34 43 PROPERTY BROS AT HOME HGTV 8:00 PM 60 1150 0.27
6 19 PROP BROS BUY AND SELL HGTV 9:00 PM 60 1992 0.41
9 24 HOUSE HUNTERS HGTV 10:00 PM 30 1889 0.37
14 26 HOUSE HUNTERS INTERNATIONAL HGTV 10:30 PM 30 1723 0.35
30 63 AMERICAN PICKERS HIST 8:00 PM 60 1177 0.22
19 33 AMERICAN PICKERS: BEST OF HIST 9:00 PM 63 1578 0.31
26 50 MOUNTAIN MEN FL HIST 10:03 PM 8 1288 0.26
36 50 AMERICAN PICKERS HIST 10:11 PM 59 1112 0.26
35 61 HOMICIDE HUNTER LT JOE KENDA ID 8:00 PM 60 1118 0.23
17 25 HOMICIDE HUNTER LT JOE KENDA ID 9:00 PM 60 1674 0.36
21 31 SHATTERED ID 10:00 PM 60 1445 0.34
48 53 LW LA: COUPLES RETREAT LIF 9:00 PM 62 858 0.25
12 76 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 1770 0.18
1 36 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 2775 0.29
5 63 LAST WORD W/ L. O’DONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 2209 0.22
99 85 CATFISH: THE TV SHOW SSN6B MTV 9:00 PM 60 320 0.16
89 91 ARYAN BROTHERHOOD NGC 9:00 PM 60 488 0.15
28 43 THUNDERMANS NICK 8:00 PM 60 1218 0.27
44 39 FULL HOUSE NAN 9:00 PM 33 893 0.28
51 43 FULL HOUSE NAN 9:33 PM 30 838 0.27
46 32 FULL HOUSE NAN 10:03 PM 33 880 0.32
42 26 FULL HOUSE NAN 10:36 PM 33 937 0.35
63 97 PAW PATROL NKJR 10:24 PM 24 675 0.14
22 26 GREENLEAF OWN 10:00 PM 60 1444 0.35
73 81 COPS SPIKE 8:00 PM 30 591 0.17
69 76 COPS SPIKE 8:30 PM 30 633 0.18
57 73 COPS (O) SPIKE 9:00 PM 30 763 0.19
54 56 COPS SPIKE 9:30 PM 30 815 0.24
60 67 COPS (O) SPIKE 10:00 PM 30 715 0.21
67 73 COPS SPIKE 10:30 PM 30 651 0.19
97 91 SYFY MOVIE: 300 SYFY 6:00 PM 150 345 0.15
84 85 SYFY MOVIE: G.I. JOE: RETALIATION SYFY 8:30 PM 150 514 0.16
18 10 THE BIG BANG THEORY TBS 8:00 PM 30 1642 0.54
13 9 THE BIG BANG THEORY TBS 8:30 PM 30 1765 0.57
10 6 THE BIG BANG THEORY TBS 9:00 PM 30 1874 0.59
7 4 THE BIG BANG THEORY TBS 9:30 PM 30 1978 0.64
8 5 THE BIG BANG THEORY TBS 10:00 PM 30 1907 0.60
31 20 FULL FRONTAL WITH SAMANTHA BEE TBS 10:30 PM 30 1161 0.40
38 67 LITTLE COUPLE TLC 9:00 PM 60 1027 0.21
50 76 LITTLE COUPLE TLC 10:00 PM 60 843 0.18
88 72 TNT BIG PICTURE MOVIES: PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MAN’S CHEST TNT 8:00 PM 181 490 0.20
76 97 EXP UNKNOWN REPACK TRAV 9:00 PM 60 565 0.14
98 76 IJ: INSIDE JOKES TRU 8:30 PM 30 329 0.18
93 56 IJ: INSIDE JOKES TRU 9:00 PM 30 426 0.24
87 43 IJ: INSIDE JOKES TRU 9:30 PM 30 503 0.27
82 39 IJ: INSIDE JOKES TRU 10:00 PM 30 525 0.28
61 15 IJ: INSIDE JOKES TRU 10:30 PM 30 708 0.43
52 85 EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND TVL 9:30 PM 30 827 0.16
53 36 YOUNGER TVL 10:00 PM 36 825 0.29
29 21 LAW & ORDER: SVU USA 7:59 PM 60 1196 0.38
16 14 SUITS USA 8:59 PM 62 1676 0.47
11 10 THE SINNER USA 10:01 PM 59 1837 0.54
37 7 BLACK INK CREW CHICAGO 3 VH1 8:00 PM 60 1073 0.58
55 17 SIGNED VH1 9:00 PM 60 779 0.42
79 53 BLACK INK CREW CHICAGO 3 VH1 10:00 PM 60 553 0.25
90 97 MOVIE: SWEET HOME ALABAMA WETV 8:00 PM 150 454 0.14

Source: Live+Same Day data, Nielsen Media Research

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