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Wednesday Final Nationals: Modest Start to ‘Snowfall’ on FX

As “Big Brother” reached a season-high in live-plus-same-day viewers (albeit, only four episodes of its season have thus far aired thru July 5), CBS was Wednesday night’s top network in total viewers (4.74 million), adults 18-49 (1.1 rating/4 share), adults 18-34 (0.7/4) and adults 25-54 (1.4/5).

The oft-promoted FX drama “Snowfall” debuted to modest ratings, placing second among all original cable entries on the night among adults 18-49 (0.58 rating). It drew 1.36 million in total viewers.

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* AFF = Number of affiliates (stations) airing the program
* CVG = percent of coverage in U.S.
Programming Insider Wednesday, July 5, 2017
ABC PROGRAM AFF* CVG*
(PCT)
HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-11 Network Average 1.9/4 2963 0.4/2 0.6/3 0.9/3
8:00 The Goldbergs (r) 257 93 2.1/4 3371 0.4/2 0.7/3 1.0/4
8:30 Speechless (r) 253 93 1.6/3 2569 0.3/2 0.5/2 0.8/3
9:00 Modern Family (r) 257 93 2.0/4 3081 0.4/2 0.7/3 1.0/4
9:31 American Housewife (r) 253 93 1.6/3 2535 0.3/2 0.6/2 0.9/3
10:00 To Tell the Truth 253 93 2.0/4 3103 0.4/2 0.6/3 0.9/3
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 4736 0.7/4 1.1/4 1.4/5
8:00 Big Brother 19 254 93 3.6/7 6149 1.3/8 1.8/8 2.2/8
9:00 Criminal Minds (r) 254 93 2.6/5 4144 0.4/2 0.7/3 0.9/3
10:00 Criminal Minds (r) 254 93 2.6/5 3914 0.3/2 0.6/3 0.9/3
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 3866 0.4/2 0.7/3 0.9/3
8:00 Little Big Shots: Forever Young 245 93 4.2/8 6723 0.5/3 1.0/4 1.4/5
9:00 The Carmichael Show 245 93 2.2/4 3432 0.4/2 0.7/3 1.0/3
9:30 The Carmichael Show (r) 243 92 1.7/3 2627 0.3/2 0.6/2 0.8/3
10:00 This Is Us (r) 243 93 1.3/3 1844 0.2/1 0.4/2 0.5/2
Fox PROGRAM AFF* CVG*
(PCT)
HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-10 Network Average 1.3/2 2075 0.5/3 0.7/3 0.8/3
8:00 MasterChef (r) 258 93 1.5/3 2499 0.5/3 0.7/3 0.9/3
9:00 The F Word with Gordon Ramsay (r) 258 93 1.0/2 1652 0.4/2 0.6/2 0.7/2
CW PROGRAM AFF* CVG*
(PCT)
HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-10 Network Average 0.4/1 639 0.1/1 0.2/1 0.2/1
8:00 Arrow (r) 249 90 0.5/1 666 0.1/1 0.2/1 0.2/1
9:00 D.C.’s Legends of Tomorrow (r) 249 90 0.4/1 612 0.1/1 0.2/1 0.2/1
Univision PROGRAM HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-11 Network Average 0.9/2 1600 0.5/2
7:00 La Rosa de Guadalupe 1.0/2 1680 0.6/3
8:00 Jose de Egipto 1.1/2 2039 0.7/3
9:00 La Doble Vida de Estela Carrillo 0.9/2 1691 0.5/2
10:00 Rosario Tijeras 0.6/1 1069 0.4/2
PROGRAM HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-11 Network Average 0.2/0 406 0.2/1
7:00 La Candidata 0.1/0 255 0.1/1
7:59 Totalmente Divas 0.2/0 394 0.2/1
9:00 El Bienamado 0.2/0 442 0.2/1
10:00 El Bienamado 0.2/0 379 0.2/1
PROGRAM HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-11 Network Average 0.8/2 1412 0.6/3
7:00 Caso Cerrado: Edición Estelar 0.9/2 1482 0.4/2
8:00 Jenni Rivera: Mariposa de Barrio 0.7/1 1281 0.5/2
9:00 La Doble Vida de Estela Carrillo 0.7/1 1181 0.5/2
10:00 El Señor de Los Cielos V 1.0/2 1773 0.8/4

Sub-Demo Breakdowns – Wednesday 7/05/17

To Tell the Truth” (ABC)
Women 18-34: 0.5/2
Men 18-34: 0.3/2
Women 18-49: 0.8/3
Men 18-49: 0.5/2

Big Brother 19” (CBS)
Women 18-34: 1.7/9
Men 18-34: 1.0/6
Women 18-49: 2.2/9
Men 18-49: 1.5/7

Little Big Shots: Forever Young” (NBC)
Women 18-34: 0.6/3
Men 18-34: 0.5/3
Women 18-49: 1.2/5
Men 18-49: 0.8/4

The Carmichael Show” (NBC, 9:00 p.m.)
Women 18-34: 0.5/3
Men 18-34: 0.3/2
Women 18-49: 0.9/3
Men 18-49: 0.6/3

Snowfall” (FX)
0.88 household rating
1.361 million viewers
0.58 adults 18-49 rating
Women 18-34: 0.31
Men 18-34: 0.55
Women 18-49: 0.47
Men 18-49: 0.68

Queen Sugar” (OWN)
1.02 household rating
1.462 million viewers
0.43 adults 18-49 rating
Women 18-34: 0.29
Men 18-34: 0.09
Women 18-49: 0.60
Men 18-49: 0.24

Younger” (TV Land)
0.48 household rating
0.661 million viewers
0.20 adults 18-49 rating
Women 18-34: 0.21
Men 18-34: 0.08
Women 18-49: 0.27
Men 18-49: 0.12

Cable Rankings – Wednesday 7/05/17
What follows are the top 100 most-watched shows in prime time on cable (by order of network) for Wednesday, July 5:

* 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
55 88 STORAGE WARS A&E 8:00 PM 30 729 0.17
48 52 STORAGE WARS A&E 8:30 PM 30 848 0.22
54 73 STORAGE WARS CA A&E 9:00 PM 30 740 0.19
57 81 STORAGE WARS CA A&E 9:30 PM 31 717 0.18
67 43 KING OF THE HILL ADSM 8:00 PM 30 640 0.24
52 26 AMERICAN DAD ADSM 8:30 PM 30 752 0.28
44 16 CLEVELAND SHOW ADSM 9:00 PM 30 906 0.40
34 13 AMERICAN DAD ADSM 9:30 PM 30 1142 0.50
26 6 BOB’S BURGERS ADSM 10:00 PM 30 1389 0.62
22 4 BOB’S BURGERS ADSM 10:30 PM 30 1487 0.71
61 35 AMC MOVIE: GHOSTBUSTERS AMC 8:00 PM 150 695 0.26
77 59 AMC MOVIE: GHOSTBUSTERS II AMC 10:30 PM 150 525 0.21
92 88 TANKED APL 9:00 PM 60 389 0.17
83 88 TANKED APL 10:00 PM 60 434 0.17
84 88 BET MOVIE OF THE WEEK: BABY BOY BET 7:00 PM 180 433 0.17
86 73 BET MOVIE OF THE WEEK: STOMP THE YARD BET 10:00 PM 178 422 0.19
70 88 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NYC BRAVO 8:00 PM 60 558 0.17
16 10 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NYC BRAVO 9:00 PM 61 1632 0.55
88 48 SOUTH PARK CMDY 8:00 PM 30 416 0.23
93 59 SOUTH PARK CMDY 8:30 PM 30 383 0.21
99 73 HOOD ADJACENT CMDY 9:00 PM 30 323 0.19
100 88 SOUTH PARK CMDY 9:30 PM 30 307 0.17
94 66 SOUTH PARK CMDY 10:00 PM 30 382 0.20
81 41 SOUTH PARK CMDY 10:30 PM 30 455 0.25
42 73 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 945 0.19
47 88 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 9:00 PM 60 864 0.17
21 22 ALASKAN BUSH PEOPLE DISC 8:00 PM 60 1506 0.32
1 5 ALASKAN BUSH PEOPLE DISC 9:00 PM 60 2898 0.65
14 18 HOMESTEAD RESCUE DISC 10:00 PM 60 1671 0.37
49 66 PJ MASKS DISJR 8:00 PM 25 811 0.20
50 88 PJ MASKS DISJR 8:30 PM 25 787 0.17
43 81 K.C. UNDERCOVER DSNY 8:30 PM 30 925 0.18
37 66 LIV AND MADDIE DSNY 9:00 PM 30 1073 0.20
33 59 LIV AND MADDIE DSNY 9:30 PM 30 1146 0.21
36 81 K.C. UNDERCOVER DSNY 10:00 PM 30 1074 0.18
39 73 K.C. UNDERCOVER DSNY 10:30 PM 30 1040 0.19
80 73 MOVIES WE LOVE E! 9:00 PM 120 477 0.19
66 43 IRON CHEF AMERICA FOOD 8:00 PM 60 650 0.24
59 35 CUTTHROAT KITCHEN FOOD 9:00 PM 60 700 0.26
53 43 COOKS VS. CONS FOOD 10:00 PM 60 744 0.24
2 22 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOXNC 8:00 PM 60 2860 0.32
3 20 THE FIVE FOXNC 9:00 PM 60 2744 0.33
4 35 HANNITY FOXNC 10:00 PM 60 2547 0.26
58 26 BIG SCREEN MOVIE: THE TWILIGHT SAGA: ECLIPSE FRFM 8:00 PM 180 702 0.28
89 81 ULTIMATE FIGHTER (0.25 HH, 0.13 A18-34) FS1 10:00 PM 60 408 0.18
15 8 FX MOVIE PRIME: KINGSMAN: THE SECRET SERVICE FX 7:00 PM 180 1652 0.59
27 9 SNOWFALL FX 10:00 PM 80 1361 0.58
30 26 PROPERTY BROTHERS HGTV 8:00 PM 60 1230 0.28
7 14 BROTHER VS BROTHER HGTV 9:00 PM 60 2240 0.43
13 20 HOUSE HUNTERS HGTV 10:00 PM 30 1857 0.33
11 19 HOUSE HUNTERS INTERNATIONAL HGTV 10:30 PM 30 1884 0.35
38 52 AMERICAN PICKERS HIST 8:00 PM 60 1064 0.22
24 35 AMERICAN PICKERS: BEST OF HIST 9:00 PM 63 1461 0.26
31 59 AMERICAN PICKERS HIST 10:03 PM 60 1189 0.21
41 43 AMERICAN MONSTER ID 8:00 PM 60 957 0.24
28 31 THE PERFECT MURDER ID 9:00 PM 60 1294 0.27
32 26 A KILLER IN TOWN ID 10:00 PM 60 1157 0.28
71 81 LW LA: A LITTLE EXTRA LIF 8:00 PM 50 544 0.18
64 35 LWLA SHORT LIF 8:50 PM 10 684 0.26
35 17 LITTLE WOMEN LA LIF 9:00 PM 62 1089 0.38
72 88 LITTLE WOMEN LA SPECIAL LIF 10:02 PM 60 543 0.17
17 88 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 1569 0.17
5 24 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 2427 0.30
10 59 LAST WORD W/ L. O’DONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 1949 0.21
98 66 CATFISH: THE TV SHOW SSN6 MTV 8:00 PM 60 342 0.20
95 52 CATFISH:THE TV SHOW SSN6B MTV 9:00 PM 60 381 0.22
46 12 CATFISH:THE TV SHOW SSN6B MTV 10:00 PM 61 868 0.52
29 48 THUNDERMANS NICK 8:00 PM 30 1234 0.23
40 88 NICKY, RICKY, DICKY & DAWN NICK 8:30 PM 30 1021 0.17
56 73 FULL HOUSE NAN 9:00 PM 30 722 0.19
63 59 FULL HOUSE NAN 9:30 PM 30 690 0.21
62 59 FULL HOUSE NAN 10:00 PM 30 691 0.21
60 52 FULL HOUSE NAN 10:30 PM 30 699 0.22
23 14 QUEEN SUGAR OWN 10:00 PM 60 1462 0.43
82 88 SPIKE TV MOVIE: I, ROBOT SPIKE 7:00 PM 150 451 0.17
86 81 LIP SYNC BATTLE: TMI SPIKE 9:30 PM 30 422 0.18
76 52 LIP SYNC BATTLE SPIKE 10:00 PM 32 536 0.22
91 73 SPIKE TV MOVIE: HITCH SPIKE 10:32 PM 178 390 0.19
20 11 THE BIG BANG THEORY TBS 8:00 PM 30 1520 0.53
12 7 THE BIG BANG THEORY TBS 8:30 PM 30 1874 0.60
9 3 THE BIG BANG THEORY TBS 9:00 PM 30 2166 0.75
6 2 THE BIG BANG THEORY TBS 9:30 PM 30 2338 0.79
8 1 THE BIG BANG THEORY TBS 10:00 PM 30 2230 0.80
51 35 FULL FRONTAL WITH SAMANTHA BEE TBS 10:30 PM 30 786 0.26
45 41 I AM JAZZ TLC 9:00 PM 62 886 0.25
69 66 TNT BIG PICTURE MOVIES: WHY DID I GET MARRIED TNT 8:00 PM 120 579 0.20
68 52 EXP UNKNOWN REPACK TRAV 9:00 PM 60 615 0.22
79 88 EXPEDITION UNKNOWN TRAV 10:00 PM 60 483 0.17
84 43 IMPRACTICAL JOKERS TRU 8:30 PM 30 433 0.24
74 31 IMPRACTICAL JOKERS TRU 9:00 PM 30 540 0.27
74 25 IMPRACTICAL JOKERS TRU 9:30 PM 30 540 0.29
72 31 IMPRACTICAL JOKERS TRU 10:00 PM 30 543 0.27
78 48 IMPRACTICAL JOKERS TRU 10:30 PM 30 495 0.23
65 66 YOUNGER TVL 10:00 PM 33 661 0.20
25 48 NCIS USA 8:00 PM 60 1441 0.23
18 31 NCIS USA 9:00 PM 60 1565 0.27
19 26 NCIS USA 10:00 PM 60 1534 0.28
96 66 BLACK INK CREW CHICAGO 2 VH1 8:00 PM 60 370 0.20
90 52 LOVE & HIP HOP ATLANTA 6 VH1 9:00 PM 60 403 0.22
97 81 LOVE HIP HOP HOLLYWOOD SPECIAL VH1 10:00 PM 60 355 0.18

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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