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Thursday Final Nationals: CBS Wins Prime Time

CBS was tops on Tuesday among total viewers (4.64 million), adults 18-49 (1.1 rating/5 share), adults 18-34 (0.7/4) and adults 25-54 (1.5/5).


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* AFF = Number of affiliates (stations) airing the program
* CVG = percent of coverage in U.S.
Programming Insider Thursday, August 24, 2017
ABC PROGRAM AFF* CVG*
(PCT)
HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-11 Network Average 1.5/3 2248 0.3/2 0.5/2 0.7/3
8:00 Boy Band (f) 259 91 1.6/3 2399 0.5/3 0.6/3 0.7/3
9:00 Battle of the Network Stars 249 89 1.3/2 2053 0.2/1 0.5/2 0.7/2
10:00 The Gong Show (r) 252 91 1.2/2 1856 0.2/1 0.5/2 0.7/2
CBS PROGRAM AFF* CVG*
(PCT)
HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-11 Network Average 2.9/6 4738 0.9/5 1.2/5 1.5/5
8:00 Big Bang Theory (r) 251 91 4.0/8 6139 0.5/3 1.1/5 1.6/6
8:31 Kevin Can Wait (r) 251 91 3.0/6 4767 0.5/3 0.9/4 1.4/5
9:00 Big Brother 19 256 93 3.6/7 6027 1.2/6 1.7/7 2.2/8
10:00 Zoo 254 93 1.6/3 2424 0.3/2 0.4/2 0.6/2
NBC PROGRAM AFF* CVG*
(PCT)
HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-11 Network Average 2.5/5 3958 0.4/2 0.8/3 1.1/4
8:00 The Wall (f) 244 92 2.9/6 4640 0.4/2 0.8/4 1.1/4
9:00 Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update Summer Edition 244 92 3.2/6 5149 0.8/4 1.3/6 1.7/6
9:30 Great News (r) 242 92 1.6/3 2458 0.3/2 0.6/2 0.8/3
10:00 The Night Shift 244 92 2.4/5 3721 0.3/2 0.7/3 0.9/3
Fox PROGRAM AFF* CVG*
(PCT)
HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-10 Network Average 1.6/3 2358 0.4/2 0.7/3 0.9/3
8:00 Beat Shazam 258 92 1.5/3 2436 0.5/3 0.7/3 0.9/3
9:00 Love Connection 258 92 1.5/3 2269 0.5/3 0.6/3 0.8/3
CW PROGRAM AFF* CVG*
(PCT)
HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-10 Network Average 0.8/2 1368 0.2/1 0.3/1 0.5/2
8:00 Penn & Teller: Fool Us 247 89 0.9/2 1477 0.2/1 0.4/2 0.5/2
9:00 Whose Line Is It Anyway? 247 89 0.7/1 1224 0.2/1 0.3/1 0.5/2
9:30 Whose Line Is It Anyway? (r) 247 89 0.7/1 1190 0.2/1 0.3/1 0.4/1
Univision PROGRAM HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-11 Network Average 0.9/2 1619 0.5/2
7:00 La Rosa de Guadalupe 1.0/2 1743 0.6/3
8:00 Enamorándome de Ramón 0.8/2 1521 0.5/2
9:00 Mi Marido Tiene Familia 1.0/2 1777 0.6/3
10:00 La Tierra Prometida 0.9/2 1559 0.5/2
PROGRAM HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-11 Network Average 0.2/0 375 0.1/1
7:00 La Candidata 0.2/0 246 0.1/0
8:00 Totalmente Diva (r) 0.2/0 310 0.1/0
9:00 Totalmente Diva 0.3/0 431 0.1/1
10:00 Rosario Tijeras 0.2/0 384 0.2/1
PROGRAM HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-11 Network Average 1.1/2 2079 0.7/4 0.7/3
7:00 Alfombra de premios Tu Mundo (s) 0.9/2 1362 0.3/2 0.4/2
8:00 Premios tu Mundo (s) 1.2/2 2073 0.7/4 0.7/3

Sub-Demo Breakdowns – Thursday 8/24/17

Boy Band” (ABC)
Women 18-34: 0.7/4
Men 18-34: 0.3/2
Women 18-49: 0.8/4
Men 18-49: 0.4/2

Battle of the Network Stars” (ABC)
Women 18-34: 0.3/1
Men 18-34: 0.2/1
Women 18-49: 0.5/2
Men 18-49: 0.4/2

Big Brother 19” (CBS)
Women 18-34: 1.6/8
Men 18-34: 0.8/5
Women 18-49: 2.1/8
Men 18-49: 1.4/6

Zoo” (CBS)
Women 18-34: 0.4/2
Men 18-34: 0.2/1
Women 18-49: 0.5/2
Men 18-49: 0.4/2

The Wall” (NBC)
Women 18-34: 0.4/2
Men 18-34: 0.3/2
Women 18-49: 0.9/4
Men 18-49: 0.7/3

Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update Summer Edition” (NBC)
Women 18-34: 0.8/4
Men 18-34: 0.7/5
Women 18-49: 1.4/6
Men 18-49: 1.2/6

The Night Shift” (NBC)
Women 18-34: 0.4/2
Men 18-34: 0.3/2
Women 18-49: 0.9/3
Men 18-49: 0.5/2

Beat Shazam” (Fox)
Women 18-34: 0.7/4
Men 18-34: 0.4/3
Women 18-49: 0.9/4
Men 18-49: 0.6/3

Love Connection” (Fox)
Women 18-34: 0.6/3
Men 18-34: 0.4/2
Women 18-49: 0.8/3
Men 18-49: 0.5/2

Penn & Teller: Fool Us” (CW)
Women 18-34: 0.2/1
Men 18-34: 0.2/2
Women 18-49: 0.3/1
Men 18-49: 0.4/2

Whose Line Is It Anyway?” (CW, 9:00)
Women 18-34: 0.3/1
Men 18-34: 0.1/1
Women 18-49: 0.4/1
Men 18-49: 0.3/1

Queen of the South” (USA)
0.84 household rating
1.240 million viewers
0.40 adults 18-49 rating
Women 18-34: 0.21
Men 18-34: 0.24
Women 18-49: 0.43
Men 18-49: 0.37

The Guest Book” (TBS, 10:30)
0.77 household rating
1.103 million viewers
0.41 adults 18-49 rating
Women 18-34: 0.33
Men 18-34: 0.18
Women 18-49: 0.43
Men 18-49: 0.38


Live+3 Days Ratings – Thursday 8/24/17

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 BOY BAND O 0.63 0.69 9% 2400 2600 8%
ABC BATTLE OF NETWORK STARS O 0.48 0.59 23% 2053 2412 17%
ABC THE GONG SHOW R 0.46 0.48 3% 1839 1913 4%
CBS BIG BANG THEORY R 1.05 1.11 5% 6142 6438 5%
CBS KEVIN CAN WAIT-THU R 0.93 0.94 1% 4771 4872 2%
CBS BIG BROTHER-THU O 1.75 2.31 32% 6036 7412 23%
CBS ZOO O 0.44 0.68 53% 2420 3630 50%
NBC THE WALL O 0.78 0.86 10% 4641 5047 9%
NBC SNL WEEKEND UPDATE-PRIME O 1.34 1.98 48% 5150 6938 35%
NBC GREAT NEWS R 0.57 0.60 4% 2458 2551 4%
NBC THE NIGHT SHIFT O 0.66 0.94 42% 3721 5172 39%
FOX BEAT SHAZAM O 0.74 0.86 15% 2436 2721 12%
FOX LOVE CONNECTION O 0.63 0.76 21% 2269 2642 16%
CW PENN & TELLER:FOOL US O 0.37 0.43 16% 1477 1653 12%
CW WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY O 0.35 0.43 24% 1224 1486 21%
CW WHOSE LINE IS IT-ENC R 0.30 0.30 1% 1190 1218 2%

Cable Rankings – Thursday 8/24/17
What follows are the top 100 most-watched shows in prime time on cable (by order of network) for Thursday, 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
73 74 LEAH REMINI: SCIENTOLOGY A&E 8:00 PM 55 546 0.18
72 79 MURDER OF LACI PETERSON A&E 9:00 PM 61 554 0.17
47 49 MURDER LACI PETERSON AC A&E 10:01 PM 64 795 0.23
63 49 KING OF THE HILL ADSM 8:00 PM 30 607 0.23
54 17 AMERICAN DAD ADSM 8:30 PM 30 749 0.34
35 8 CLEVELAND SHOW ADSM 9:00 PM 30 961 0.45
26 5 AMERICAN DAD ADSM 9:30 PM 30 1128 0.54
18 3 BOB’S BURGERS ADSM 10:00 PM 30 1326 0.63
15 1 BOB’S BURGERS ADSM 10:30 PM 30 1443 0.70
90 92 END OF SUMMER MOVIE BLOWOUT: NATIONAL LAMPOON’S EUROPEAN VACATION AMC 7:15 PM 120 395 0.15
76 62 END OF SUMMER MOVIE BLOWOUT: VEGAS VACATION AMC 9:15 PM 120 525 0.20
77 86 BET MOVIE OF THE WEEK: THIS CHRISTMAS BET 8:00 PM 155 493 0.16
84 79 MARTIN BET 10:35 PM 34 439 0.17
43 30 FLIPPING OUT BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 872 0.29
100 74 SOUTH PARK CMDY 8:00 PM 30 306 0.18
96 62 SOUTH PARK CMDY 8:30 PM 30 344 0.20
94 67 TOSH.O CMDY 9:00 PM 30 358 0.19
85 49 TOSH.O CMDY 9:30 PM 30 421 0.23
89 47 TOSH.O CMDY 10:00 PM 30 411 0.24
81 30 TOSH.O CMDY 10:30 PM 30 475 0.29
83 92 SHARK TANK CNBC 10:00 PM 60 449 0.15
23 53 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 1184 0.22
28 57 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 9:00 PM 60 1115 0.21
52 79 CNN FILMS CNN 10:00 PM 120 756 0.17
69 99 SOFIA THE FIRST DISJR 8:00 PM 55 568 0.14
40 99 STUCK IN THE MIDDLE DSNY 8:00 PM 30 916 0.14
33 92 BUNK’D DSNY 8:30 PM 30 993 0.15
58 57 BOTCHED E! 9:00 PM 60 643 0.21
20 45 LITTLE LEAGUE WORLD SERIES: FAIRFIELD.  CT / LUFKIN, TX (0.83 HH, 0.29 A18-34) ESPN 7:30 PM 128 1261 0.25
32 14 ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY: 30 FOR 30: WHAT CARTER LOST (0.71 HH, 0.29 A18-34) ESPN 9:38 PM 88 1026 0.38
62 62 CHOPPED GRILL MASTERS FOOD 8:00 PM 60 608 0.20
52 62 CHOPPED FOOD 9:00 PM 60 756 0.20
34 39 BEAT BOBBY FLAY FOOD 10:00 PM 30 963 0.26
44 49 BEAT BOBBY FLAY FOOD 10:30 PM 30 863 0.23
5 39 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOXNC 8:00 PM 60 2395 0.26
4 36 THE FIVE FOXNC 9:00 PM 60 2464 0.27
3 45 HANNITY FOXNC 10:00 PM 60 2496 0.25
78 67 BIG SCREEN MOVIE: HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS PART 2 FRFM 7:45 PM 195 490 0.19
38 39 FX MOVIE PRIME: LUCY FX 8:00 PM 120 940 0.26
63 53 FX MOVIE PRIME: LUCY FX 10:00 PM 120 607 0.22
97 86 THE SIMPSONS FXX 9:30 PM 30 337 0.16
99 86 THE SIMPSONS FXX 10:00 PM 30 332 0.16
95 79 THE SIMPSONS FXX 10:30 PM 30 346 0.17
80 92 THE MIDDLE HALL 9:30 PM 30 478 0.15
79 79 THE MIDDLE HALL 10:00 PM 30 482 0.17
75 79 THE MIDDLE HALL 10:30 PM 30 535 0.17
39 67 FLIP OR FLOP HGTV 8:00 PM 30 934 0.19
31 53 FLIP OR FLOP HGTV 8:30 PM 30 1087 0.22
14 20 FLIP OR FLOP ATLANTA HGTV 9:00 PM 30 1513 0.33
13 24 DESERT FLIPPERS HGTV 9:30 PM 30 1527 0.31
11 22 HOUSE HUNTERS WHERE NOW HGTV 10:00 PM 30 1629 0.32
10 16 HOUSE HUNTERS INTERNATIONAL HGTV 10:30 PM 30 1704 0.35
28 92 MOUNTAIN MEN AC HIST 8:00 PM 60 1115 0.15
6 33 MOUNTAIN MEN HIST 9:00 PM 63 1983 0.28
19 39 ICE ROAD TRUCKERS HIST 10:03 PM 60 1313 0.26
37 57 A KILLER IN THE SHADOWS ID 8:00 PM 60 949 0.21
25 36 KISS OF DEATH ID 9:00 PM 60 1148 0.27
22 30 BAD BLOOD ID 10:00 PM 60 1206 0.29
12 11 PROJECT RUNWAY LIF 9:00 PM 92 1572 0.40
8 39 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 1908 0.26
1 15 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 2770 0.37
2 25 LAST WORD W/ L. O’DONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 2535 0.30
97 86 NICK CANNON WILD N OUT S9 MTV 8:00 PM 30 337 0.16
91 74 NICK CANNON WILDN OUT S8B MTV 8:30 PM 30 379 0.18
87 67 NICK CANNON WILD N OUT S9 MTV 9:00 PM 30 415 0.19
67 25 MTV2 WILD N OUT MTV 9:30 PM 30 581 0.30
61 20 NICK CANNON WILDN OUT S8B MTV 10:00 PM 30 615 0.33
68 25 NICK CANNON WILD N OUT S9 MTV 10:30 PM 30 578 0.30
45 57 YOGI BEAR NAN 8:00 PM 90 844 0.21
66 79 FULL HOUSE NAN 9:30 PM 30 585 0.17
69 57 FULL HOUSE NAN 10:00 PM 30 568 0.21
55 36 FULL HOUSE NAN 10:30 PM 30 679 0.27
17 9 NFL PRESEASON (LIVE): MIAMI @ PHILADELPHIA (0.89 HH, 0.32 A18-34) NFLN 7:00 PM 199 1376 0.44
42 22 NFL TOTAL ACCESS (0.58 HH, 0.29 A18-34) NFLN 10:19 PM 41 903 0.32
56 86 PAW PATROL NKJR 9:30 PM 30 664 0.16
93 92 SPIKE TV MOVIE: FOUR BROTHERS SPIKE 7:30 PM 150 361 0.15
46 67 SYFY MOVIE: SHOOTER SYFY 8:00 PM 180 816 0.19
51 25 SEINFELD TBS 8:00 PM 30 759 0.30
41 17 SEINFELD TBS 8:30 PM 30 914 0.34
16 7 THE BIG BANG THEORY TBS 9:00 PM 30 1391 0.48
9 3 THE BIG BANG THEORY TBS 9:30 PM 30 1795 0.63
7 2 THE BIG BANG THEORY TBS 10:00 PM 30 1912 0.66
30 10 THE GUEST BOOK TBS 10:30 PM 30 1103 0.41
65 47 TNT BIG PICTURE MOVIES: THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG TNT 8:00 PM 211 600 0.24
88 62 IMPRACTICAL JOKERS TRU 8:00 PM 30 412 0.20
82 53 IMPRACTICAL JOKERS TRU 8:30 PM 30 466 0.22
71 33 IMPRACTICAL JOKERS TRU 9:00 PM 30 565 0.28
74 39 IMPRACTICAL JOKERS TRU 9:30 PM 30 542 0.26
36 6 IMPRACTICAL JOKERS TRU 10:00 PM 30 957 0.50
60 25 IJ: AFTER PARTY TRU 10:30 PM 30 618 0.30
50 86 EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND TVL 9:24 PM 36 782 0.16
49 74 EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND TVL 10:00 PM 30 788 0.18
48 67 EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND TVL 10:30 PM 30 794 0.19
57 92 WEATHER CENTER LIVE (0.40 HH, 0.09 A18-34) TWC 10:00 PM 60 645 0.15
27 13 LAW & ORDER: SVU USA 8:00 PM 60 1119 0.39
24 17 LAW & ORDER: SVU USA 9:00 PM 60 1153 0.34
21 11 QUEEN OF THE SOUTH USA 10:00 PM 60 1240 0.40
86 74 R&R PICTURE SHOWS VH1 8:00 PM 150 420 0.18
92 67 R&R PICTURE SHOWS VH1 10:30 PM 150 374 0.19
59 33 GROWING UP HIP HOP WETV 9:00 PM 60 633 0.28

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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  1. Hey can you send me a link to where you found these ratings? I want to look at adult swims ratings throughout the night since im a huge fan but I can only find these ratings for primetime.

    • Adult Swim, 8/24 in total viewers (adults 18-49 rating)

      11:00 p.m. Family Guy 1.451 million (0.72)
      11:30 p.m. Family Guy 1.449 million (0.69)
      12:00 a.m. Robot Chicken 1.299 million (0.60)
      12:15 a.m. Robot Chicken 1.111 million (0.51)