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Wednesday Final Nationals: NBC and CBS Share Leadership

NBC was Wednesday night’s most-watched network with 4.9 million total viewers while CBS won all key prime time demos, thanks to the night’s No. 1 telecast in total audience and demos, “Big Brother 18.”

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* AFF = Number of affiliates (stations) airing the program
* CVG = percent of coverage in U.S.
Programming Insider Wednesday, June 29, 2016
ABC PROGRAM AFF* CVG*
(PCT)
HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-11 Network Average 2.0/4 3144 0.5/3 0.8/3 1.0/4
8:00 The Middle (r) 248 95 2.6/5 3918 0.5/3 0.8/4 1.1/4
8:30 The Goldbergs (r) 248 95 2.2/4 3328 0.5/3 0.8/3 1.1/4
9:00 Modern Family (r) 248 95 2.4/4 3771 0.6/3 1.1/4 1.4/5
9:31 black-ish (r) 248 95 2.1/4 3211 0.6/3 0.9/3 1.1/4
10:00 Fresh Off the Boat (r) 248 95 1.6/3 2401 0.5/3 0.7/3 0.8/3
10:30 The Real O’Neals (r) 248 95 1.5/3 2213 0.5/2 0.6/3 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 3.0/6 4669 0.8/4 1.2/5 1.5/5
8:00 Big Brother 18 252 95 3.7/7 6126 1.4/8 1.9/8 2.3/8
9:00 Criminal Minds (r) 252 95 2.8/5 4300 0.6/3 0.9/4 1.2/4
10:00 American Gothic 252 95 2.4/5 3581 0.4/2 0.7/3 1.0/3
NBC PROGRAM AFF* CVG*
(PCT)
HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-11 Network Average 3.2/6 4899 0.6/3 0.9/4 1.3/4
8:00 U.S. Olympic Trials Swimming Finals (s) 242 95 3.6/7 5769 0.7/4 1.2/5 1.6/6
9:00 The Night Shift 244 95 3.0/6 4463 0.5/2 0.8/3 1.1/4
Fox PROGRAM AFF* CVG*
(PCT)
HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-11 Network Average 1.9/4 3122 0.6/3 0.9/4 1.2/4
8:00 MasterChef 254 95 2.4/5 3971 0.8/4 1.2/5 1.5/5
9:00 Wayward Pines 254 95 1.4/3 2273 0.5/2 0.7/3 0.9/3
CW PROGRAM AFF* CVG*
(PCT)
HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-11 Network Average 0.6/1 812 0.2/1 0.2/1 0.3/1
8:00 Arrow (r) 247 92 0.6/1 849 0.1/1 0.2/1 0.2/1
9:00 Supernatural (r) 247 92 0.5/1 776 0.2/1 0.2/1 0.3/1
Univision PROGRAM HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-11 Network Average 1.1/2 2057 0.7/3
7:00 Sueño de Amor 0.7/2 1384 0.5/3
7:59 Un Camino Hacia El Destino 1.1/2 1925 0.6/3
9:00 Tres Veces Ana 1.0/2 1766 0.6/2
10:02 Por Siempre Joan Sebastian 1.3/2 2497 1.0/4
PROGRAM HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-11 Network Average 0.2/0 323 0.1/0
7:00 Sal y Pimienta 0.1/0 241 0.1/0
8:00 La Rosa de Guadalupe 0.2/0 339 0.1/1
9:00 La Ronca de Oro 0.2/0 409 0.1/1
10:00 Cine: Los ángeles de Charlie: Al límite (2003) (thru 12:00am) 0.1/0 194 0.1/0

Sub-Demo Breakdowns – Wednesday 6/29/16

Big Brother 18” (CBS)
Women 18-34: 1.8/9
Men 18-34: 1.0/6
Women 18-49: 2.3/9
Men 18-49: 1.4/6

American Gothic” (CBS)
Women 18-34: 0.6/3
Men 18-34: 0.3/2
Women 18-49: 0.9/3
Men 18-49: 0.6/2

U.S. Olympic Trials: Swimming Trials” (NBC)
Women 18-34: 0.9/4
Men 18-34: 0.6/4
Women 18-49: 1.4/6
Men 18-49: 1.0/5

The Night Shift” (NBC)
Women 18-34: 0.7/3
Men 18-34: 0.3/2
Women 18-49: 1.1/4
Men 18-49: 0.6/2

MasterChef” (Fox)
Women 18-34: 0.8/4
Men 18-34: 0.7/5
Women 18-49: 1.2/5
Men 18-49: 1.1/5

Wayward Pines” (Fox)
Women 18-34: 0.6/2
Men 18-34: 0.4/2
Women 18-49: 0.7/3
Men 18-49: 0.7/3

Greenleaf” (OWN, 10pm)
Women 18-34: 0.44
Men 18-34: 0.15
Women 18-49: 0.76
Men 18-49: 0.29

Royal Pains” (USA)
Women 18-34: 0.25
Men 18-34: 0.14
Women 18-49: 0.34
Men 18-49: 0.20

The Challenge: Rivals III” (MTV)
Women 18-34: 0.71
Men 18-34: 0.56
Women 18-49: 0.57
Men 18-49: 0.44

Young & Hungry” (Freeform)
Women 18-34: 0.44
Men 18-34: 0.12
Women 18-49: 0.39
Men 18-49: 0.15

Baby Daddy” (Freeform)
Women 18-34: 0.43
Men 18-34: 0.09
Women 18-49: 0.42
Men 18-49: 0.15

Shark Week: “Deadliest Sharks” (Discovery)
Women 18-34: 0.72
Men 18-34: 0.60
Women 18-49: 0.79
Men 18-49: 0.84

Shark Week: “Sharks vs. Dolphins: Face Off” (Discovery)
Women 18-34: 0.69
Men 18-34: 0.74
Women 18-49: 0.80
Men 18-49: 0.92

Cable Rankings – Wednesday 6/29/16

What follows are the top 100 most-watched shows in prime time on cable (by order of network) for Wednesday, June 29:

* Viewers in thousands
Rank Program Net Start Dur Vwrs* A1849
76 DUCK DYNASTY A&E 8:03 PM 27 599 0.22
73 DUCK DYNASTY A&E 8:30 PM 30 605 0.23
66 DUCK DYNASTY A&E 9:03 PM 27 691 0.23
64 DUCK DYNASTY A&E 9:30 PM 31 738 0.24
65 DUCK DYNASTY A&E 10:01 PM 31 727 0.25
71 DUCK DYNASTY A&E 10:32 PM 31 617 0.23
56 KING OF THE HILL ADSM 8:00 PM 30 818 0.30
50 BOB’S BURGERS ADSM 8:30 PM 30 883 0.33
36 BOB’S BURGERS ADSM 9:00 PM 30 1189 0.48
31 CLEVELAND SHOW ADSM 9:30 PM 30 1304 0.56
21 AMERICAN DAD ADSM 10:00 PM 30 1575 0.73
15 AMERICAN DAD ADSM 10:30 PM 30 1845 0.86
82 NATIONAL LAMPOON-A-THON AMC 8:30 PM 120 555 0.19
22 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NYC BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 1572 0.49
69 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NYC BRAVO 10:00 PM 60 621 0.22
84 SOUTH PARK CMDY 7:51 PM 33 534 0.31
80 SOUTH PARK CMDY 8:24 PM 33 576 0.35
74 SOUTH PARK CMDY 8:57 PM 32 604 0.34
81 SOUTH PARK CMDY 9:29 PM 31 567 0.32
96 ANOTHER PERIOD CMDY 10:00 PM 30 428 0.24
100 SOUTH PARK CMDY 10:30 PM 30 356 0.19
60 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 780 0.15
57 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 9:00 PM 60 815 0.18
52 CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 865 0.23
32 WRATH OF A GREAT WHITE DISC 8:00 PM 60 1266 0.47
12 DEADLIEST SHARKS DISC 9:00 PM 61 2096 0.82
11 SHARKS VS. DOLPHINS: FACE DISC 10:01 PM 60 2099 0.86
74 DOC MCSTUFFINS DISJR 8:30 PM 25 604 0.17
72 MICKEY MOUSE CLUBHOUSE DISJR 9:30 PM 30 614 0.16
78 MICKEY MOUSE CLUBHOUSE DISJR 10:00 PM 25 592 0.16
17 ADV IN BABYSITTING (2016) DSNY 8:00 PM 105 1733 0.32
24 BIZAARDVARK DSNY 9:45 PM 25 1456 0.25
26 STUCK IN THE MIDDLE DSNY 10:10 PM 25 1423 0.22
25 LIV AND MADDIE DSNY 10:35 PM 25 1438 0.25
61 SPORTSCENTER PRIME ESPN 8:00 PM 60 765 0.22
49 SPORTSCENTER PRIME ESPN 9:00 PM 60 912 0.29
53 SPORTSCENTER PRIME ESPN 10:00 PM 60 855 0.28
97 CTK TIME WARP FOOD 8:00 PM 60 427 0.19
51 CTK TIME WARP FOOD 9:00 PM 60 882 0.36
59 DINERS, DRIVE INS & DIVES FOOD 10:00 PM 60 783 0.33
1 THE O’REILLY FACTOR FOXNC 8:00 PM 60 3331 0.29
2 THE KELLY FILE FOXNC 9:00 PM 60 2867 0.23
6 HANNITY FOXNC 10:00 PM 60 2330 0.23
87 YOUNG & HUNGRY FRFM 8:00 PM 30 515 0.27
79 BABY DADDY FRFM 8:30 PM 30 587 0.28
86 BIG SCREEN MOVIE FRFM 9:00 PM 120 519 0.20
93 ULTIMATE FIGHTER FS1 10:00 PM 60 447 0.23
42 FX MOVIE PRIME FX 8:00 PM 120 1044 0.44
63 FX MOVIE PRIME FX 10:00 PM 120 742 0.34
90 THE MIDDLE HALL 10:00 PM 30 487 0.16
83 THE MIDDLE HALL 10:30 PM 30 541 0.18
85 TED 2 HBO 8:00 PM 115 521 0.23
99 ANY GIVEN WEDNESDAY HBO 10:00 PM 27 362 0.18
28 PROPERTY BROTHERS HGTV 8:00 PM 60 1363 0.35
8 BROTHER VS BROTHER HGTV 9:00 PM 60 2210 0.47
10 HOUSE HUNTERS HGTV 10:00 PM 30 2109 0.45
16 HOUSE HUNTERS INTERNATIONAL HGTV 10:30 PM 30 1742 0.41
23 AMERICAN PICKERS HIST 8:00 PM 60 1458 0.31
18 AMERICAN PICKERS HIST 9:00 PM 60 1697 0.32
14 PAWN STARS HIST 10:00 PM 31 1855 0.46
20 PAWN STARS: BEST OF HIST 10:31 PM 32 1634 0.39
62 THE PERFECT MURDER ID 8:00 PM 60 746 0.18
40 THE PERFECT MURDER ID 9:00 PM 60 1090 0.26
39 AMERICAN MONSTER ID 10:00 PM 60 1125 0.32
89 MOVIE- THEATRICAL RPT LIF 10:02 PM 120 492 0.21
88 MOVIE LMN 8:00 PM 120 496 0.17
92 MOVIE LMN 10:00 PM 120 450 0.16
27 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 1384 0.18
54 CHALLENGE: RIVALS III MTV 10:00 PM 61 839 0.50
47 FULL HOUSE NAN 9:00 PM 30 1028 0.28
43 FULL HOUSE NAN 9:30 PM 30 1042 0.26
41 FULL HOUSE NAN 10:00 PM 30 1073 0.27
45 FULL HOUSE NAN 10:30 PM 30 1039 0.31
33 NICKY, RICKY, DICKY & DAWN NICK 8:00 PM 30 1232 0.21
48 GAME SHAKERS NICK 8:30 PM 30 1017 0.19
58 PEPPA PIG NKJR 9:00 PM 30 787 0.19
55 PEPPA PIG NKJR 9:30 PM 30 838 0.19
67 GREENLEAF OWN 8:00 PM 60 636 0.16
43 GREENLEAF OWN 9:00 PM 60 1042 0.27
13 GREENLEAF OWN 10:00 PM 60 1882 0.53
95 SPIKE TV MOVIE SPIKE 9:00 PM 150 429 0.17
77 SYFY MOVIE SYFY 7:00 PM 120 595 0.18
19 THE BIG BANG THEORY TBS 8:00 PM 30 1646 0.53
7 THE BIG BANG THEORY TBS 8:30 PM 30 2233 0.75
5 THE BIG BANG THEORY TBS 9:00 PM 30 2437 0.83
4 THE BIG BANG THEORY TBS 9:30 PM 30 2551 0.94
3 THE BIG BANG THEORY TBS 10:00 PM 30 2722 1.02
9 THE BIG BANG THEORY TBS 10:30 PM 30 2209 0.81
34 MY BIG FAT FABULOUS LIFE TLC 9:00 PM 61 1191 0.37
30 I AM JAZZ TLC 10:01 PM 61 1334 0.37
34 CASTLE TNT 8:00 PM 60 1191 0.23
46 CASTLE TNT 9:00 PM 60 1029 0.20
68 EXP UNKNOWN REPACK TRAV 9:00 PM 60 622 0.17
91 CARBONARO EFFECT, THE TRU 10:00 PM 30 475 0.17
94 CARBONARO EFFECT, THE TRU 10:30 PM 31 446 0.18
37 LAW & ORDER: SVU USA 8:00 PM 60 1157 0.35
38 LAW & ORDER: SVU USA 9:00 PM 60 1153 0.35
29 ROYAL PAINS USA 10:00 PM 65 1341 0.27
98 R&R PICTURE SHOWS VH1 5:59 PM 181 381 0.17
70 DATING NAKED 3 VH1 9:00 PM 60 619 0.24

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. Hi!
    One last request for today.
    Half-hours for NBC’s ”Night Shift,” please.
    As always, Thanks in advance!

  2. Douglas, what were the exact 18-49 and total viewer numbers for Family Feud and Skin Wars?

    • Douglas, I know you may be on vacation (we all deserve one), but as soon as possible (ASAP), may you please acknowledge my GSN ratings requests for June 28th, 29th, 30th and July 5th, 6th and 7th????

    • GSN 6/29, in total viewers (adults 18-49)

      8:00 Family Feud 500k (130k)
      8:30 Family Feud 585k (159k)
      9:00 Skin Wars 584k (187k)
      10:00 Skin Wars: Fresh Paint 440k (154k)