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20.5 Million Viewers for the Second Thursday of the 2016 Rio Olympics

UPDATED THURSDAY RATINGS SCORECARD

What follows are the fast affiliate results for Thursday, August 18 broken out by network and by each half-hour:

-Total Viewers:

NBC: 20.50 million, CBS: 5.16, Fox: 3.29, ABC: 2.84, CW: 866,000

-Adults 18-49:
NBC: 5.7 rating/21 share, CBS: 1.3/ 5, Fox: 0.8/ 3, ABC: 0.7/ 3, CW: 0.3/ 1

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8:00 p.m.
ABC – BattleBots (R)
Viewers: 3.11 million (#4), A18-49: 0.7/ 3 (#4)

CBS – The Big Bang Theory (R)
Viewers: 6.68 million (#2), A18-49: 1.4/ 6 (#2)

NBC – Rio Olympics 2016
Viewers: 15.30 million (#1), A18-49: 3.7/16 (#1)

Fox – Rosewood (R)
Viewers: 3.41 million (#3), A18-49: 0.9/ 4 (#3)

CW – D.C.’s Legends of Tomorrow
Viewers: 1.03 million (#5), A18-49: 0.3/ 1 (#5)

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8:30 p.m.

ABC – BattleBots (R)
Viewers: 2.88 million (#4), A18-49: 0.8/ 3 (#3t)

CBS – Life in Pieces (R)
Viewers: 5.23 million (#2), A18-49: 1.2/ 5 (#2)

NBC – Rio Olympics 2016
Viewers: 19.92 million (#1), A18-49: 5.2/20 (#1)

Fox – Rosewood (R)
Viewers: 3.21 million (#3), A18-49: 0.8/ 3 (#2t)

CW – D.C.’s Legends of Tomorrow
Viewers: 901,000 (#5), A18-49: 0.3/ 1 (#5)

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9:00 p.m.

ABC – The $100,000 Pyramid (R)
Viewers: 2.78 million (#4), A18-49: 0.6/ 2 (#4)

CBS – Big Brother
Viewers: 6.42 million (#2), A18-49: 2.0/ 7 (#2)

NBC – Rio Olympics 2016
Viewers: 23.64 million (#1), A18-49: 6.3/23 (#1)

Fox – Bones (R)
Viewers: 3.29 million (#3), A18-49: 0.8/ 3 (#3)

CW – My Last Days
Viewers: 791,000 (#5), A18-49: 0.2/ 1 (#5)

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9:30 p.m.

ABC – The $100,000 Pyramid (R)
Viewers: 2.80 million (#4), A18-49: 0.7/ 2 (#4)

CBS – Big Brother
Viewers: 5.83 million (#2), A18-49: 1.8/ 6 (#2)

NBC – Rio Olympics 2016
Viewers: 24.87 million (#1), A18-49: 7.1/24 (#1)

Fox – Bones (R)
Viewers: 3.23 million (#3), A18-49: 0.8/ 3 (#3)

CW – My Last Days
Viewers: 741,000 (#5), A18-49: 0.2/ 1 (#5)

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10:00 p.m.

ABC – The Match Game (R)
Viewers: 2.73 million (#3), A18-49: 0.7/ 2 (#3)

CBS – Code Black (R)
Viewers: 3.43 million (#2), A18-49: 0.8/ 3 (#2)

NBC – Rio Olympics 2016
Viewers: 21.00 million (#1), A18-49: 6.1/22 (#1)

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10:30 p.m.

ABC – The Match Game (R)
Viewers: 2.73 million (#3), A18-49: 0.6/ 2 (#3)

CBS – Code Black (R)
Viewers: 3.55 million (#2), A18-49: 0.6/ 3 (#2)

NBC – Rio Olympics 2016
Viewers: 18.27 million (#1), A18-49: 5.5/21 (#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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