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2016 Rio Olympics on NBC Score an Estimated 26.1 Million Viewers in Wednesday Prime

'Big Brother' on CBS Remains Solid Despite Facing the Olympic Match-Offs

What follows are the fast affiliate results for Wednesday, August 10 broken out by network and by each half-hour:

-Total Viewers:
NBC: 26.12 million, CBS: 3.74, ABC: 2.00, Fox: 1.77, CW: 1.26

-Adults 18-49:
NBC: 7.6 rating.27 share, CBS: 0.9/ 3, ABC AND Fox: 0.6/ 2 each, CW: 0.4/ 1

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8:00 p.m.
ABC – Fresh Off the Boat (R)
Viewers: 2.57 million (#3), A18-49: 0.6/ 2 (#3t)

CBS – Big Brother
Viewers: 6.13 million (#2), A18-49: 1.8/ 7 (#2)

NBC – Rio Olympics 2016: Opening Ceremony
Viewers: 19.23 million (#1), A18-49: 5.2/20 (#1)

Fox – MasterChef (R)
Viewers: 1.86 million (#4), A18-49: 0.6/ 2 (#3t)

CW – Penn & Teller: Fool Us (R)
Viewers: 1.38 million (#5), A18-49: 0.4/ 1 (#5)

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8:30 p.m.

ABC – Fresh Off the Boat (R)
Viewers: 2.28 million (#3), A18-49: 0.6/ 2 (#3)

CBS – Big Brother
Viewers: 5.67 million (#2), A18-49: 1.7/ 6 (#2)

NBC – Rio Olympics 2016: Opening Ceremony
Viewers: 23.71 million (#1), A18-49: 6.7/24 (#1)

Fox – MasterChef (R)
Viewers: 1.65 million (#4), A18-49: 0.5/ 2 (#4)

CW – Penn & Teller: Fool Us (R)
Viewers: 1.44 million (#5), A18-49: 0.3/ 1 (#5)

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9:00 p.m.

ABC – Fresh Off the Boat (R)
Viewers: 1.95 million (#3), A18-49: 0.6/ 2 (#2t)

CBS – Criminal Minds (R)
Viewers: 2.91 million (#2), A18-49: 0.6/ 2 (#2t)

NBC – Rio Olympics 2016: Opening Ceremony
Viewers: 28.14 million (#1), A18-49: 8.0/28 (#1)

Fox – MasterChef (R)
Viewers: 1.69 million (#4), A18-49: 0.6/ 2 (#2t)

CW – Whose Line is it Anyway?
Viewers: 1.16 million (#5), A18-49: 0.4/ 1 (#5)

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9:30 p.m.

ABC – Fresh Off the Boat (R)
Viewers: 1.67 million (#3), A18-49: 0.5/ 2 (#4)

CBS – Criminal Minds (R)
Viewers: 2.98 million (#2), A18-49: 0.6/ 2 (#2t)

NBC – Rio Olympics 2016: Opening Ceremony
Viewers: 29.11 million (#1), A18-49: 8.0528 (#1)

Fox – MasterChef (R)
Viewers: 1.90 million (#4), A18-49: 0.6/ 2 (#2t)

CW – Whose Line is it Anyway?
Viewers: 1.07 million (#5), A18-49: 0.3/ 1 (#5)

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10:00 p.m.

ABC – Modern Family (R)
Viewers: 1.82 million (#3), A18-49: 0.5/ 2 (#2t)

CBS – American Gothic
Viewers: 2.47 million (#2), A18-49: 0.5/ 2 (#2t)

NBC – Rio Olympics 2016: Opening Ceremony
Viewers: 28.89 million (#1), A18-49: 8.7/29 (#1)

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10:30 p.m.

ABC – black-ish (R)
Viewers: 1.72 million (#3), A18-49: 0.5/ 2 (#2)

CBS – American Gothic
Viewers: 2.28 million (#2), A18-49: 0.4/ 1 (#3)

NBC – Rio Olympics 2016: Opening Ceremony
Viewers: 27.63 million (#1), A18-49: 8.5/29 (#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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