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Updated Wednesday Scorecard: Easy Victory for NBC; ‘Big Brother’ on CBS Solid

Fast Affiliate Rating Results

What follows are the fast affiliate results for Thursday, August 25 broken out by network and by each half-hour:

-Total Viewers:
NBC: 7.75 million, Fox: 4.11, CBS: 4.09, ABC: 2.81, CW: 1.35

-Adults 18-49:
NBC: 1.5 rating/6 share, Fox: 1.3/ 5, CBS: 1.1/ 4, ABC: 0.8/ 3, CW: 0.4/ 2

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8:00 p.m.
ABC – The Goldbergs (R)
Viewers: 3.54 million (#4), A18-49: 0.9/ 4 (#4)

CBS – Big Brother
Viewers: 6.83 million (#2), A18-49: 2.1/ 9 (#1)

NBC – America’s Got Talent (R)
Viewers: 7.15 million (#1), A18-49: 1.3/ 6 (#2)

Fox – MasterChef
Viewers: 4.01 million (#3), A18-49: 1.2/ 5 (#4)

CW – Penn & Teller: Fool Us
Viewers: 1.45 million (#5), A18-49: 0.4/ 2 (#5)

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8:30 p.m.

ABC – The Goldbergs (R)
Viewers: 3.14 million (#4), A18-49: 0.8/ 3 (#4)

CBS – Big Brother
Viewers: 5.97 million (#2), A18-49: 1.9/ 7 (#1)

NBC – America’s Got Talent (R)
Viewers: 7.21 million (#1), A18-49: 1.4/ 6 (#2)

Fox – MasterChef
Viewers: 4.00 million (#3), A18-49: 1.2/ 5 (#4)

CW – Penn & Teller: Fool Us
Viewers: 1.55 million (#5), A18-49: 0.4/ 2 (#5)

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9:00 p.m.

ABC – The Goldbergs (R)
Viewers: 2.72 million (#4), A18-49: 0.8/ 3 (#3t)

CBS – Criminal Minds (R)
Viewers: 3.35 million (#3), A18-49: 0.8/ 3 (#3t)

NBC – America’s Got Talent
Viewers: 10.48 million (#1), A18-49: 2.1/ 8 (#1)

Fox – MasterChef
Viewers: 4.21 million (#2), A18-49: 1.4/ 5 (#2)

CW – Whose Line is It Anyway?
Viewers: 1.26 million (#5), A18-49: 0.4/ 1 (#5)

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9:30 p.m.

ABC – The Goldbergs (R)
Viewers: 2.45 million (#4), A18-49: 0.8/ 3 (#3)

CBS – Criminal Minds (R)
Viewers: 3.27 million (#3), A18-49: 0.7/ 3 (#4)

NBC – America’s Got Talent
Viewers: 10.47 million (#1), A18-49: 2.1/ 7 (#1)

Fox – MasterChef
Viewers: 4.22 million (#2), A18-49: 1.4/ 5 (#2)

CW – Whose Line is It Anyway?
Viewers: 1.56 million (#5), A18-49: 0.4/ 1 (#5)

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10:00 p.m.

ABC – Modern Family (R)
Viewers: 2.78 million (#2), A18-49: 0.9/ 3 (#2)

CBS – American Gothic
Viewers: 2.76 million (#3), A18-49: 0.6/ 2 (#3)

NBC – The Night Shift
Viewers: 5.98 million (#1), A18-49: 1.2/ 4 (#1)

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10:30 p.m.

ABC – black-ish (R)
Viewers: 2.25 million (#3), A18-49: 0.7/ 3 (#2)

CBS – American Gothic
Viewers: 2.40 million (#3), A18-49: 0.5/ 2 (#3)

NBC – The Night Shift
Viewers: 5.19 million (#1), A18-49: 1.0/ 4 (#1)

Source: Nielsen Media Research

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  1. FROM NBC

    “TALENT” GROWS +17% VS. ITS PRIOR WEDNESDAY IN 18-49 AND “NIGHT SHIFT” JUMPS +22%

    NBC WINS ITS 20TH CONSECUTIVE NIGHT IN 18-49 AND TOTAL VIEWERS, TYING THE LONGEST TOTAL-VIEWER STREAK IN PEOPLE-METER HISTORY

    L+3: THE PREVIOUS “NIGHT SHIFT” INCREASED BY 1.4 MILLION VIEWERS IN L+3, THE BIGGEST LIFT OF THE NIGHT

    LATE NIGHT: JIMMY FALLON HAS EQUALED OR TOPPED KIMMEL-COLBERT COMBINED THREE NIGHTS IN A ROW IN THE LOCAL PEOPLE METERS

    Wednesday Primetime Results:

    NBC wins the night in 18-49 and total viewers. NBC has now won 20 consecutive nights among the Big 4 in both 18-49 and total viewers, tying the longest total-viewer winning streak in people meter history, with 20 consecutive nightly wins being previously accomplished by NBC from Aug. 8-27, 2008 and from July 18-Aug. 6, 1996.

    “America’s Got Talent” (2.1/8 in 18-49, 10.5 million viewers overall from 9-10 p.m. ET):
    · Jumps +17% vs. its prior Wednesday telecast in 18-49 (2.1 vs. 1.8 from 8-9 p.m. on Aug. 3) and +12% in total viewers (10.476 million vs. 9.390 million).

    · Is up +31% vs. the same night last year (2.1 vs. 1.6 from 8-9 p.m. on Aug. 26, 2015 on Aug. 26, 2015) and +24% in total viewers (10.476 million vs. 8.463 million), despite this being the first “Talent” Wednesday telecast in three weeks.

    · Is the #1 show of the night in adults 18-49, total viewers, adults 25-54 and all key adult-male demos.

    Will add substantial viewership via time-shifting and VOD – Wednesday’s “America’s Got Talent” has increased by +34% this summer in 18-49 rating (from a 2.16 to a 2.89) and 2.4 million viewers overall (10.7 million to 13.1 million) going from L+SD to L+7.

    “The Night Shift” (1.1/4 in 18-49, 5.6 million viewers overall from 10-11 p.m. ET):
    · Grows +22% vs. its prior telecast in 18-49 (1.1 vs. 0.9 from 9-10 p.m. on Aug. 3) and +12% in total viewers (5.588 million vs. 5.005 million), despite being preempted the previous two weeks.

    · Finishes within 0.1 of its season high by delivering its top 18-49 rating since July 13 (1.2).

    · Wins the hour among ABC, CBS and NBC in every key measure.

    · Will grow substantially via time-shifting and VOD: the prior “Night Shift” on Aug. 3 increased by +38% in 18-49 rating (from a 0.90 to a 1.23) and 1.4 million viewers overall (5.0 million to 6.4 million) going from L+SD to L+3, the biggest L+3 total-viewer lift on the Big 4 that night.

    An encore recap telecast of “America’s Got Talent” (1.4/6 in 18-49, 7.2 million viewers overall from 8-9 p.m. ET):
    · Beats an original “Big Brother” head to head in total viewers (7.2 million vs. 6.4 million).

    · Is the #2 most-watched show of the night in total viewers on the Big 4 nets, behind only the original “Talent” at 9 p.m.

    Wednesday Night Results:

    Last night, “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” averaged a 2.3 rating, 6 share in household results from the 56 markets metered by Nielsen Media Research and a 0.7/4 in 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.
    · The 0.7 in 18-49 equals Wednesday’s combined 18-49 ratings of “Jimmy Kimmel Live” (0.4) and “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” (0.3).

    · On all three nights since Jimmy Fallon’s return after the Olympic break, he’s now equaled or beaten the combined ratings of Kimmel and Colbert in the local people meters.

    · Jimmy Fallon’s guests Wednesday night were Aaron Paul, Tig Notaro and musical guest Florida Georgia Line.

    At 12:35 a.m. ET, “Late Night with Seth Meyers” delivered a 1.2/4 in metered-market households and a 0.4/3 in 18-49 in the local people meters.
    · The 0.4 ties Kimmel (0.4) and tops Colbert (0.3) in 18-49 in the local people meters, despite “Late Night” starting an hour later than Kimmel or Colbert.

    · The 0.4 quadruples “Late Late Show” head-to-head (1.4 vs. 1.1)

    · Seth Meyers’ Wednesday guests were Robert De Niro, Jerome Bettis and musical guest Anthrax.

    At 1:35 a.m. ET, a rebroadcast “Last Call with Carson Daly” averaged a 0.7/3 in metered-market households and a 0.2/2 in 18-49 in the local people meters
    · The 0.2 out-rates CBS’s original “The Late Late Show with James Corden” (0.1) in 18-49 in the local people meters, despite the “Last Call” encore starting an hour later than Corden.

    · Carson Daly’s guests Wednesday night were W. Kamau Bell, Elliphant and James Wan.

    In Late-Night Metered Markets Wednesday Night:

    · In Nielsen’s 56 metered markets, household results were: “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” 2.3/6; “Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” 1.9/5; and ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” 1.5/4.

    · In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” 0.7/4; “Late Show,” 0.3/2; and “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” 0.4/2.

    · From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC’s “Nightline” averaged a 1.1/4 in metered-market households and a 0.3/2 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

    · From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, “Late Night with Seth Meyers” (1.2/4 in metered-market households) beat CBS’s “Late Late Show” (0.9/3). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, “Late Night” (0.4/3 in 18-49) topped “Late Late Show” (0.1/1).

    · At 1:35 a.m., “Last Call with Carson Daly” averaged a 0.7/3 in metered-market households and a 0.2/2 in adults 18-49 with an encore in the 25 markets with local people meters.

  2. Night Shift is another waste of a decent lead-in.

    Why had it been on for three years again?

    NBC is doing so poorly picking scripted shows, maybe it should stop and be the All-Competition-Shows network… At least until Comcast wakes up and fires Bob Greenblatt.