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Thursday Final Ratings: Return of ‘Jersey Shore: Family Vacation’ on MTV Dominates All Cable Telecasts in Key Adult Demos

What follows are the Live + Same Day rating results for the night’s broadcast network telecasts on Thursday, August 23:

The Gong Show (ABC, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
253 affiliates; 89% coverage
• 2.793 million viewers
• 1.8/4 HH
• 0.5/2 A18-49 (0.5/3 F18-49, 0.4/2 M18-49)
• 0.2/2 A18-34 (0.3/2 F18-34, 0.2/2 M18-34)
• 0.7/3 A25-54 (0.8/3 F25-54, 0.5/2 M25-54)
• Median age: 60.2

The Story of the Royals Part 2 (S) (ABC, 9:00 PM, 120 min.)
253 affiliates; 89% coverage
• 4.252 million viewers
• 3.0/6 HH
• 0.5/2 A18-49 (0.7/3 F18-49, 0.3/2 M18-49)
• 0.3/2 A18-34 (0.3/2 F18-34, 0.2/1 M18-34)
• 0.8/3 A25-54 (1.1/4 F25-54, 0.5/2 M25-54)
• Median age: 63.9

The Big Bang Theory (R) (CBS, 8:00 PM, 31 min.)
256 affiliates; 89% coverage
• 5.828 million viewers
• 3.7/8 HH
• 1.0/5 A18-49 (1.2/6 F18-49, 0.8/5 M18-49)
• 0.4/3 A18-34 (0.5/3 F18-34, 0.3/3 M18-34)
• 1.5/6 A25-54 (1.6/7 F25-54, 1.3/6 M25-54)
• Median age: 60.1

Mom (RS) (CBS, 8:31 PM, 29 min.)
256 affiliates; 89% coverage
• 4.890 million viewers
• 3.1/6 HH
• 0.9/5 A18-49 (1.2/6 F18-49, 0.7/4 M18-49)
• 0.4/3 A18-34 (0.6/4 F18-34, 0.3/3 M18-34)
• 1.4/5 A25-54 (1.6/6 F25-54, 1.1/5 M25-54)
• Median age: 58.7

Big Brother 20 (CBS, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
256 affiliates; 89% coverage
• 5.611 million viewers
• 3.4/7 HH
• 1.6/8 A18-49 (2.1/9 F18-49, 1.2/6 M18-49)
• 1.1/7 A18-34 (1.4/8 F18-34, 0.8/6 M18-34)
• 2.1/8 A25-54 (2.5/9 F25-54, 1.6/6 M25-54)
• Median age: 52.5

S.W.A.T. (R) (CBS, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
256 affiliates; 89% coverage
• 2.894 million viewers
• 1.9/4 HH
• 0.5/3 A18-49 (0.7/3 F18-49, 0.3/2 M18-49)
• 0.3/2 A18-34 (0.4/3 F18-34, 0.1/1 M18-34)
• 0.8/3 A25-54 (1.0/4 F25-54, 0.6/3 M25-54)
• Median age: 59.0

Ellen’s Game of Games (R) (NBC, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
242 affiliates; 89% coverage
• 3.359 million viewers
• 2.2/4 HH
• 0.7/3 A18-49 (0.9/4 F18-49, 0.5/3 M18-49)
• 0.3/3 A18-34 (0.5/3 F18-34, 0.2/2 M18-34)
• 0.9/4 A25-54 (1.1/4 F25-54, 0.7/3 M25-54)
• Median age: 57.9

Trial & Error (NBC, 9:00 PM, 30 min.)
244 affiliates; 89% coverage
• 1.986 million viewers
• 1.3/2 HH
• 0.4/2 A18-49 (0.5/2 F18-49, 0.3/2 M18-49)
• 0.2/1 A18-34 (0.3/2 F18-34, 0.1/1 M18-34)
• 0.6/2 A25-54 (0.7/2 F25-54, 0.5/2 M25-54)
• Median age: 57.6

Trial & Error (F) (NBC, 9:30 PM, 30 min.)
244 affiliates; 89% coverage
• 1.617 million viewers
• 1.0/2 HH
• 0.4/2 A18-49 (0.5/2 F18-49, 0.3/1 M18-49)
• 0.2/1 A18-34 (0.3/2 F18-34, 0.2/1 M18-34)
• 0.5/2 A25-54 (0.6/2 F25-54, 0.4/1 M25-54)
• Median age: 57.1

Law and Order: Special Victims Unit (R) (NBC, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
242 affiliates; 89% coverage
• 2.241 million viewers
• 1.5/3 HH
• 0.4/2 A18-49 (0.6/3 F18-49, 0.3/2 M18-49)
• 0.2/1 A18-34 (0.2/1 F18-34, 0.1/1 M18-34)
• 0.6/2 A25-54 (0.8/3 F25-54, 0.4/2 M25-54)
• Median age: 58.6

NFL on Fox Preseason Pre-Game (Fox, 8:00 PM, 16 min.)
256 affiliates; 89% coverage
• 4.500 million viewers
• 2.9/6 HH
• 1.1/7 A18-49 (0.8/5 F18-49, 1.4/10 M18-49)
• 0.6/5 A18-34 (0.5/4 F18-34, 0.7/7 M18-34)
• 1.5/7 A25-54 (1.1/5 F25-54, 1.9/10 M25-54)

NFL on Fox Preseason Pre-Kick (S) (Fox, 8:16 PM, 7 min.)
256 affiliates; 89% coverage
• 4.941 million viewers
• 3.2/7 HH
• 1.3/7 A18-49 (0.9/5 F18-49, 1.7/11 M18-49)
• 0.8/6 A18-34 (0.6/4 F18-34, 0.9/9 M18-34)
• 1.7/8 A25-54 (1.2/5 F25-54, 2.2/11 M25-54)
• Median age: 54.9

NFL on Fox Preseason Philadelphia Eagles at Cleveland Browns (S) (Fox, 8:23 PM, 157 min.)
256 affiliates; 89% coverage
• 6.520 million viewers
• 4.2/9 HH
• 1.8/9 A18-49 (1.3/6 F18-49, 2.4/13 M18-49)
• 1.2/8 A18-34 (0.9/6 F18-34, 1.5/12 M18-34)
• 2.3/9 A25-54 (1.6/6 F25-54, 3.0/13 M25-54)
• Median age: 54.2

Supernatural (R) (CW, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
259 affiliates; 85% coverage
• 0.854 million viewers
• 0.5/1 HH
• 0.2/1 A18-49 (0.2/1 F18-49, 0.1/1 M18-49)
• 0.1/1 A18-34 (0.1/1 F18-34, 0.1/0 M18-34)
• 0.3/1 A25-54 (0.3/1 F25-54, 0.2/1 M25-54)
• Median age: 55.9

The Originals (RP) (CW, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
259 affiliates; 85% coverage
• 0.453 million viewers
• 0.3/1 HH
• 0.1/1 A18-49 (0.2/1 F18-49, 0.1/0 M18-49)
• 0.1/0 A18-34 (0.1/1 F18-34, 0.0/0 M18-34)
• 0.2/1 A25-54 (0.2/1 F25-54, 0.1/1 M25-54)
• Median age: 53.3

Blue Bloods (R) (ION, 6:00 PM, 60 min.)
80% coverage
• 0.982 million viewers
• 0.7/1 HH
• 0.2/1 A18-49 (0.2/1 F18-49, 0.1/1 M18-49)
• 0.1 A18-34 (0.1 F18-34, 0.1 M18-34)
• 0.2 A25-54 (0.3 F25-54, 0.2 M25-54)
• Median age: 59.4

Blue Bloods (R) (ION, 7:00 PM, 60 min.)
80% coverage
• 1.137 million viewers
• 0.7/1 HH
• 0.2/1 A18-49 (0.2/1 F18-49, 0.2/1 M18-49)
• 0.2 A18-34 (0.2 F18-34, 0.1 M18-34)
• 0.3 A25-54 (0.3 F25-54, 0.2 M25-54)
• Median age: 60.0

Blue Bloods (R) (ION, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
80% coverage
• 1.707 million viewers
• 1.1/2 HH
• 0.3/1 A18-49 (0.3/2 F18-49, 0.2/1 M18-49)
• 0.2 A18-34 (0.3 F18-34, 0.1 M18-34)
• 0.4 A25-54 (0.5 F25-54, 0.3 M25-54)
• Median age: 61.0

Blue Bloods (R) (ION, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
80% coverage
• 1.931 million viewers
• 1.2/2 HH
• 0.3/1 A18-49 (0.4/2 F18-49, 0.2/1 M18-49)
• 0.3 A18-34 (0.3 F18-34, 0.2 M18-34)
• 0.4 A25-54 (0.6 F25-54, 0.3 M25-54)
• Median age: 60.4

Blue Bloods (R) (ION, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
80% coverage
• 1.670 million viewers
• 1.1/2 HH
• 0.3/1 A18-49 (0.4/2 F18-49, 0.2/1 M18-49)
• 0.2 A18-34 (0.2 F18-34, 0.1 M18-34)
• 0.4 A25-54 (0.5 F25-54, 0.3 M25-54)
• Median age: 59.2

La Rosa de Guadalupe (Univision, 7:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 1.743 million viewers
• 0.9/2 HH
• 0.5/3 A18-49
• Median age: 43.9

El Rico y Lazaro (Univision, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 1.556 million viewers
• 0.9/2 HH
• 0.4/2 A18-49
• Median age: 49.7

La Bella y Las Bestias (Univision, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 1.409 million viewers
• 0.8/1 HH
• 0.4/2 A18-49
• Median age: 46.8

La Piloto (Univision, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 1.084 million viewers
• 0.6/1 HH
• 0.4/2 A18-49
• Median age: 43.5

Cineplex No Eres Tú, Soy Yo (2010) (UniMás, 5:00 PM, 120 min.)
51% coverage
• 0.197 million viewers
• 0.1/0 HH
• 0.1/1 A18-49
• Median age: 44.5

Reto 4 Elementos: Naturaleza Extrema (UniMás, 7:00 PM, 120 min.)
51% coverage
• 0.277 million viewers
• 0.1/0 HH
• 0.1/1 A18-49
• Median age: 39.7

Fútbol MLS FC Dallas vs. Houston Dynamo (UniMás, 9:00 PM, 124 min.)
51% coverage
• 0.244 million viewers
• 0.1/0 HH
• 0.1/1 A18-49
• Median age: 36.5

Exatlón Estados Unidos (Telemundo, 7:00 PM, 120 min.)
55% coverage
• 1.227 million viewers
• 0.6/1 HH
• 0.4/2 A18-49
• 0.4/3 A18-34
• Median age: 41.9

Sin Senos Si Hay Paraiso (Telemundo, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
55% coverage
• 1.477 million viewers
• 0.8/2 HH
• 0.6/3 A18-49
• 0.5/3 A18-34
• Median age: 42.0

El Señor de Los Cielos VI (Telemundo, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
55% coverage
• 1.655 million viewers
• 0.9/2 HH
• 0.7/3 A18-49
• 0.6/4 A18-34
• Median age: 41.0

What follows are the Live + Same Day rating results for the night’s select cable telecasts on Thursday, August 23 (with the night’s cable ranks according to total viewers and demo ratings in parentheses):

The First 48 (A&E, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 0.874 million viewers (#35)
• 0.58 HH (#36)
• 0.23 A18-49 (#38)
• 0.14 A18-34 (#46)
• 0.32 A25-54 (#31)

The First 48 (A&E, 9:00 PM, 61 min.)
• 0.886 million viewers (#33)
• 0.60 HH (#34)
• 0.26 A18-49 (#30)
• 0.15 A18-34 (#39)
• 0.34 A25-54 (#28)

Nightwatch Nation (A&E, 10:01 PM, 64 min.)
• 1.002 million viewers (#31)
• 0.66 HH (#30)
• 0.27 A18-49 (#26)
• 0.15 A18-34 (#39)
• 0.37 A25-54 (#22)

Dragon Ball Super (repeat) (ADSM, 8:00 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.455 million viewers (#75)
• 0.28 HH (#76)
• 0.17 A18-49 (#56)
• 0.20 A18-34 (#17)
• 0.14 A25-54 (#84)

American Dad (repeat) (ADSM, 8:30 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.475 million viewers (#73)
• 0.29 HH (#75)
• 0.18 A18-49 (#54)
• 0.19 A18-34 (#23)
• 0.18 A25-54 (#64)

The Cleveland Show (repeat) (ADSM, 9:00 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.647 million viewers (#54)
• 0.44 HH (#52)
• 0.28 A18-49 (#21)
• 0.30 A18-34 (#9)
• 0.28 A25-54 (#39)

American Dad (repeat) (ADSM, 9:30 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.884 million viewers (#34)
• 0.59 HH (#35)
• 0.42 A18-49 (#5)
• 0.46 A18-34 (#6)
• 0.40 A25-54 (#17)

Bob’s Burgers (repeat) (ADSM, 10:00 PM, 30 min.)
• 1.049 million viewers (#28)
• 0.71 HH (#24)
• 0.54 A18-49 (#4)
• 0.62 A18-34 (#4)
• 0.49 A25-54 (#6)

Bob’s Burgers (ADSM, 10:30 PM, 30 min.)
• 1.108 million viewers (#22)
• 0.75 HH (#22)
• 0.56 A18-49 (#3)
• 0.63 A18-34 (#3)
• 0.51 A25-54 (#4)

The Grand Hustle (BET, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 0.328 million viewers (#87)
• 0.23 HH (#80)
• 0.12 A18-49 (#86)
• 0.12 A18-34 (#57)
• 0.14 A25-54 (#84)

Shahs of Sunset (BRAVO, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 0.852 million viewers (#40)
• 0.64 HH (#31)
• 0.26 A18-49 (#30)
• 0.17 A18-34 (#30)
• 0.35 A25-54 (#27)

Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 1.477 million viewers (#11)
• 1.04 HH (#9)
• 0.27 A18-49 (#26)
• 0.08 A18-34 (#87)
• 0.40 A25-54 (#17)

Cuomo Prime Time (CNN, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 1.601 million viewers (#8)
• 1.10 HH (#8)
• 0.34 A18-49 (#14)
• 0.08 A18-34 (#87)
• 0.49 A25-54 (#6)

CNN Tonight (CNN, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 1.463 million viewers (#12)
• 1.04 HH (#9)
• 0.32 A18-49 (#16)
• 0.08 A18-34 (#87)
• 0.47 A25-54 (#8)

Treasure Quest: Snake Island Special (DISC, 10:00 PM, 61 min.)
• 0.760 million viewers (#45)
• 0.49 HH (#45)
• 0.19 A18-49 (#50)
• 0.08 A18-34 (#87)
• 0.25 A25-54 (#50)

Little League World Series Elimination Game: Staten Island (NY) vs. Peachtree City (GA) (ESPN, 7:00 PM, 122 min.)
• 1.376 million viewers (#14)
• 0.93 HH (#14)
• 0.25 A18-49 (#35)
• 0.18 A18-34 (#27)
• 0.31 A25-54 (#36)

SportsCenter Late (ESPN, 10:30 PM, 90 min.)
• 0.367 million viewers (#81)
• 0.27 HH (#78)
• 0.14 A18-49 (#71)
• 0.09 A18-34 (#79)
• 0.16 A25-54 (#76)

Great Food Truck Race (FOOD, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 1.106 million viewers (#23)
• 0.71 HH (#24)
• 0.30 A18-49 (#17)
• 0.16 A18-34 (#35)
• 0.40 A25-54 (#17)

Beat Bobby Flay (FOOD, 10:00 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.865 million viewers (#36)
• 0.54 HH (#41)
• 0.27 A18-49 (#26)
• 0.13 A18-34 (#50)
• 0.34 A25-54 (#28)

Tucker Carlson Tonight (FOXNC, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 2.504 million viewers (#4)
• 1.67 HH (#4)
• 0.22 A18-49 (#42)
• 0.09 A18-34 (#79)
• 0.40 A25-54 (#17)

Hannity (FOXNC, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 2.935 million viewers (#2)
• 1.97 HH (#2)
• 0.26 A18-49 (#30)
• 0.12 A18-34 (#57)
• 0.47 A25-54 (#8)

The Ingraham Angle (FOXNC, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 2.290 million viewers (#5)
• 1.55 HH (#5)
• 0.21 A18-49 (#44)
• 0.09 A18-34 (#79)
• 0.34 A25-54 (#28)

FX Movie Prime Sausage Party (2016) (FX, 8:00 PM, 120 min.)
• 0.488 million viewers (#71)
• 0.32 HH (#70)
• 0.20 A18-49 (#48)
• 0.17 A18-34 (#30)
• 0.21 A25-54 (#57)

Snowfall (FX, 10:00 PM, 62 min.)
• 0.822 million viewers (#43)
• 0.55 HH (#40)
• 0.36 A18-49 (#11)
• 0.24 A18-34 (#13)
• 0.39 A25-54 (#21)

Rustic Rehab (HGTV, 8:00 PM, 30 min.)
• 1.014 million viewers (#30)
• 0.68 HH (#29)
• 0.20 A18-49 (#48)
• 0.12 A18-34 (#57)
• 0.26 A25-54 (#46)

Flip or Flop (HGTV, 9:00 PM, 30 min.)
• 1.597 million viewers (#9)
• 1.04 HH (#9)
• 0.37 A18-49 (#8)
• 0.19 A18-34 (#23)
• 0.47 A25-54 (#8)

House Hunters Family (HGTV, 10:00 PM, 30 min.)
• 1.581 million viewers (#10)
• 1.02 HH (#12)
• 0.33 A18-49 (#15)
• 0.16 A18-34 (#35)
• 0.46 A25-54 (#11)

House Hunters International (HGTV, 10:30 PM, 30 min.)
• 1.430 million viewers (#13)
• 0.95 HH (#13)
• 0.28 A18-49 (#21)
• 0.15 A18-34 (#39)
• 0.37 A25-54 (#22)

Mountain Men (HIST, 9:00 PM, 63 min.)
• 2.141 million viewers (#7)
• 1.32 HH (#7)
• 0.26 A18-49 (#30)
• 0.14 A18-34 (#46)
• 0.45 A25-54 (#12)

Alone Specials (HIST, 10:03 PM, 62 min.)
• 0.858 million viewers (#39)
• 0.57 HH (#38)
• 0.14 A18-49 (#71)
• 0.08 A18-34 (#87)
• 0.22 A25-54 (#52)

The Perfect Murder (ID, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 1.099 million viewers (#24)
• 0.79 HH (#20)
• 0.23 A18-49 (#38)
• 0.11 A18-34 (#69)
• 0.36 A25-54 (#26)

Someone Thought You Knew (ID, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 1.172 million viewers (#20)
• 0.86 HH (#16)
• 0.28 A18-49 (#21)
• 0.13 A18-34 (#50)
• 0.42 A25-54 (#16)

Bring It! (LIF, 9:00 PM, 63 min.)
• 0.425 million viewers (#77)
• 0.28 HH (#76)
• 0.15 A18-49 (#66)
• 0.16 A18-34 (#35)
• 0.13 A25-54 (#90)

Bring It! (LIF, 10:03 PM, 60 min.)
• 0.477 million viewers (#72)
• 0.32 HH (#70)
• 0.15 A18-49 (#66)
• 0.15 A18-34 (#39)
• 0.15 A25-54 (#79)

All In with Chris Hayes (MSNBC, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 2.160 million viewers (#6)
• 1.49 HH (#6)
• 0.21 A18-49 (#44)
• 0.09 A18-34 (#79)
• 0.32 A25-54 (#31)

Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 3.674 million viewers (#1)
• 2.45 HH (#1)
• 0.42 A18-49 (#5)
• 0.19 A18-34 (#23)
• 0.63 A25-54 (#3)

Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell (MSNBC, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 2.774 million viewers (#3)
• 1.87 HH (#3)
• 0.28 A18-49 (#21)
• 0.12 A18-34 (#57)
• 0.44 A25-54 (#13)

Jersey Shore: Family Vacation Season 2 (MTV, 8:00 PM, 59 min.)
• 1.360 million viewers (#16)
• 0.83 HH (#18)
• 0.83 A18-49 (#1)
• 0.92 A18-34 (#1)
• 0.77 A25-54 (#1)

Jersey Shore: Family Vacation Season 2 (MTV, 8:59 PM, 61 min.)
• 1.359 million viewers (#17)
• 0.83 HH (#18)
• 0.83 A18-49 (#1)
• 0.92 A18-34 (#1)
• 0.74 A25-54 (#2)

The Big Bang Theory (TBS, 9:30 PM, 30 min.)
• 1.313 million viewers (#18)
• 0.86 HH (#16)
• 0.39 A18-49 (#7)
• 0.27 A18-34 (#10)
• 0.51 A25-54 (#4)

Expedition Unknown Repack (TRAV, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 0.529 million viewers (#68)
• 0.35 HH (#66)
• 0.12 A18-49 (#86)
• 0.02 A18-34 (#100)
• 0.19 A25-54 (#60)

Legendary Repack (TRAV, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 0.509 million viewers (#70)
• 0.35 HH (#66)
• 0.12 A18-49 (#86)
• 0.03 A18-34 (#99)
• 0.17 A25-54 (#69)

Impractical Jokers (TRU, 10:00 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.747 million viewers (#46)
• 0.43 HH (#53)
• 0.37 A18-49 (#8)
• 0.38 A18-34 (#7)
• 0.37 A25-54 (#22)

Impractical Jokers: After Party (TRU, 10:30 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.561 million viewers (#62)
• 0.33 HH (#69)
• 0.30 A18-49 (#17)
• 0.31 A18-34 (#8)
• 0.28 A25-54 (#39)

Queen of the South (USA, 9:00 PM, 61 min.)
• 1.135 million viewers (#21)
• 0.76 HH (#21)
• 0.37 A18-49 (#8)
• 0.20 A18-34 (#17)
• 0.44 A25-54 (#13)

Shooter (USA, 10:01 PM, 61 min.)
• 0.700 million viewers (#50)
• 0.47 HH (#48)
• 0.17 A18-49 (#56)
• 0.12 A18-34 (#57)
• 0.22 A25-54 (#52)

Braxton Family Values (WETV, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 0.558 million viewers (#63)
• 0.40 HH (#57)
• 0.19 A18-49 (#50)
• 0.12 A18-34 (#57)
• 0.22 A25-54 (#52)

Source: Live+Same Day data, Nielsen Media Research

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