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Wednesday Final Ratings: ‘American Horror Story’ on FX Dominates Cable Demos Despite Lowest-Rated Season Premiere To-Date

Also TV's Top Telecast Among Adults 18-34

What follows are the Live + Same Day rating results for the night’s broadcast network telecasts on Wednesday, September 12:

The Goldbergs (R) (ABC, 8:00 PM, 30 min.)
253 affiliates; 89% coverage
• 3.139 million viewers
• 2.0/4 HH
• 0.7/3 A18-49 (0.9/4 F18-49, 0.5/3 M18-49)
• 0.4/3 A18-34 (0.5/3 F18-34, 0.3/2 M18-34)
• 0.9/4 A25-54 (1.1/4 F25-54, 0.7/3 M25-54)

American Housewife (R) (ABC, 8:30 PM, 30 min.)
253 affiliates; 89% coverage
• 2.530 million viewers
• 1.6/3 HH
• 0.6/3 A18-49 (0.7/3 F18-49, 0.5/2 M18-49)
• 0.3/2 A18-34 (0.4/2 F18-34, 0.2/2 M18-34)
• 0.9/3 A25-54 (1.1/4 F25-54, 0.7/3 M25-54)

Modern Family (R) (ABC, 9:00 PM, 31 min.)
253 affiliates; 89% coverage
• 2.452 million viewers
• 1.6/3 HH
• 0.6/3 A18-49 (0.7/3 F18-49, 0.5/2 M18-49)
• 0.3/2 A18-34 (0.4/2 F18-34, 0.2/2 M18-34)
• 0.9/3 A25-54 (1.1/4 F25-54, 0.6/2 M25-54)

Splitting Up Together (RS) (ABC, 9:31 PM, 29 min.)
252 affiliates; 86% coverage
• 1.854 million viewers
• 1.3/2 HH
• 0.5/2 A18-49 (0.6/2 F18-49, 0.3/2 M18-49)
• 0.2/1 A18-34 (0.3/2 F18-34, 0.1/1 M18-34)
• 0.7/2 A25-54 (0.9/3 F25-54, 0.5/2 M25-54)

Castaways (S) (ABC, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
253 affiliates; 89% coverage
• 1.494 million viewers
• 1.1/2 HH
• 0.3/2 A18-49 (0.4/2 F18-49, 0.3/1 M18-49)
• 0.2/1 A18-34 (0.2/1 F18-34, 0.1/1 M18-34)
• 0.4/2 A25-54 (0.5/2 F25-54, 0.4/1 M25-54)

Big Brother 20 (CBS, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
256 affiliates; 89% coverage
• 5.695 million viewers
• 3.5/7 HH
• 1.5/7 A18-49 (1.7/8 F18-49, 1.4/7 M18-49)
• 1.1/7 A18-34 (1.1/7 F18-34, 1.0/8 M18-34)
• 2.0/8 A25-54 (2.2/8 F25-54, 1.7/7 M25-54)

SEAL Team (R) (CBS, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
256 affiliates; 89% coverage
• 2.787 million viewers
• 1.8/3 HH
• 0.4/2 A18-49 (0.4/2 F18-49, 0.4/2 M18-49)
• 0.2/2 A18-34 (0.3/2 F18-34, 0.2/2 M18-34)
• 0.7/2 A25-54 (0.7/2 F25-54, 0.6/2 M25-54)

Criminal Minds (R) (CBS, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
256 affiliates; 89% coverage
• 2.930 million viewers
• 2.0/4 HH
• 0.4/2 A18-49 (0.5/2 F18-49, 0.4/2 M18-49)
• 0.3/2 A18-34 (0.3/2 F18-34, 0.2/2 M18-34)
• 0.6/2 A25-54 (0.7/2 F25-54, 0.5/2 M25-54)

America’s Got Talent (NBC, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
244 affiliates; 89% coverage
• 10.151 million viewers
• 6.1/12 HH
• 1.6/7 A18-49 (1.8/8 F18-49, 1.3/7 M18-49)
• 0.8/6 A18-34 (1.0/6 F18-34, 0.7/5 M18-34)
• 2.2/8 A25-54 (2.6/9 F25-54, 1.9/8 M25-54)

World of Dance (F) (NBC, 9:00 PM, 120 min.)
244 affiliates; 89% coverage
• 5.584 million viewers
• 3.5/7 HH
• 1.1/5 A18-49 (1.5/6 F18-49, 0.8/4 M18-49)
• 0.7/4 A18-34 (0.8/5 F18-34, 0.5/4 M18-34)
• 1.6/6 A25-54 (2.0/7 F25-54, 1.2/4 M25-54)

MasterChef (Fox, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
256 affiliates; 89% coverage
• 3.401 million viewers
• 2.1/4 HH
• 1.0/5 A18-49 (1.2/5 F18-49, 0.8/4 M18-49)
• 0.6/4 A18-34 (0.8/5 F18-34, 0.5/4 M18-34)
• 1.3/5 A25-54 (1.5/5 F25-54, 1.1/4 M25-54)

MasterChef (Fox, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
256 affiliates; 89% coverage
• 3.854 million viewers
• 2.3/4 HH
• 1.2/5 A18-49 (1.3/5 F18-49, 1.0/5 M18-49)
• 0.7/4 A18-34 (0.8/4 F18-34, 0.6/4 M18-34)
• 1.5/5 A25-54 (1.7/6 F25-54, 1.3/5 M25-54)

Burden of Truth (CW, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
260 affiliates; 87% coverage
• 0.749 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, 0.1/1 M18-34)
• 0.2/1 A25-54 (0.3/1 F25-54, 0.2/1 M25-54)

Supergirl (R) (CW, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
260 affiliates; 87% coverage
• 0.544 million viewers
• 0.4/1 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, 0.1/0 M18-34)
• 0.2/1 A25-54 (0.2/1 F25-54, 0.2/1 M25-54)

La Rosa de Guadalupe (Univision, 7:00 PM, 60 min.)
69% coverage
• 1.798 million viewers
• 1.0/2 HH
• 0.5/3 A18-49

El Rico y Lazaro (Univision, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
69% coverage
• 1.768 million viewers
• 1.0/2 HH
• 0.5/2 A18-49

Mi Marido Tiene Más Familia (Univision, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
69% coverage
• 1.408 million viewers
• 0.8/2 HH
• 0.5/2 A18-49

La Piloto (Univision, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
69% coverage
• 1.039 million viewers
• 0.6/1 HH
• 0.3/2 A18-49

Reto 4 Elementos: Naturaleza Extrema (UniMás, 7:00 PM, 150 min.)
51% coverage
• 0.339 million viewers
• 0.2/0 HH
• 0.1/1 A18-49

La Jefa del Campeon (UniMás, 9:30 PM, 60 min.)
51% coverage
• 0.229 million viewers
• 0.1/0 HH
• 0.1/0 A18-49

Simon Dice (UniMás, 10:30 PM, 60 min.)
51% coverage
• 0.120 million viewers
• 0.1/0 HH
• 0.1/0 A18-49

Exatlón Estados Unidos (Telemundo, 7:00 PM, 120 min.)
56% coverage
• 1.217 million viewers
• 0.7/1 HH
• 0.4/2 A18-49
• 0.3/2 A18-34

Falsa Identidad (Telemundo, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
56% coverage
• 1.685 million viewers
• 0.9/2 HH
• 0.6/2 A18-49
• 0.5/3 A18-34

El Señor de Los Cielos VI (Telemundo, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
56% coverage
• 1.695 million viewers
• 0.9/2 HH
• 0.7/3 A18-49
• 0.6/4 A18-34

What follows are the Live + Same Day rating results for the night’s select cable telecasts on Wednesday, September 12 (with the night’s cable ranks according to households, total viewers and demo ratings in parentheses):

Deaf Out Loud (A&E, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 0.333 million viewers (#92)
• 0.23 HH (#90)
• 0.11 A18-49 (#92)
• 0.05 A18-34 (#97)
• 0.13 A25-54 (#90)

Raising Tourettes (A&E, 9:00 PM, 61 min.)
• 0.332 million viewers (#93)
• 0.23 HH (#90)
• 0.11 A18-49 (#92)
• 0.05 A18-34 (#97)
• 0.14 A25-54 (#85)

Raising Tourettes (A&E, 10:01 PM, 63 min.)
• 0.290 million viewers (#96)
• 0.20 HH (#95)
• 0.11 A18-49 (#92)
• 0.07 A18-34 (#91)
• 0.13 A25-54 (#90)

Dragon Ball Super (repeat) (ADSM, 8:00 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.505 million viewers (#71)
• 0.31 HH (#75)
• 0.22 A18-49 (#46)
• 0.23 A18-34 (#19)
• 0.19 A25-54 (#63)

Dragon Ball Super (repeat) (ADSM, 8:30 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.454 million viewers (#77)
• 0.30 HH (#77)
• 0.22 A18-49 (#46)
• 0.23 A18-34 (#19)
• 0.20 A25-54 (#58)

American Dad (repeat) (ADSM, 9:00 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.678 million viewers (#49)
• 0.44 HH (#48)
• 0.34 A18-49 (#14)
• 0.29 A18-34 (#11)
• 0.34 A25-54 (#33)

American Dad (repeat) (ADSM, 9:30 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.967 million viewers (#32)
• 0.62 HH (#33)
• 0.48 A18-49 (#9)
• 0.45 A18-34 (#4)
• 0.49 A25-54 (#11)

Bob’s Burgers (repeat) (ADSM, 10:00 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.947 million viewers (#33)
• 0.61 HH (#35)
• 0.50 A18-49 (#7)
• 0.48 A18-34 (#3)
• 0.49 A25-54 (#11)

Bob’s Burgers (repeat) (ADSM, 10:30 PM, 30 min.)
• 1.056 million viewers (#28)
• 0.66 HH (#31)
• 0.58 A18-49 (#5)
• 0.58 A18-34 (#2)
• 0.56 A25-54 (#7)

Real Housewives of NYC (BRAVO, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 0.495 million viewers (#72)
• 0.36 HH (#61)
• 0.16 A18-49 (#66)
• 0.09 A18-34 (#75)
• 0.19 A25-54 (#63)

Real Housewives of Dallas (BRAVO, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 0.721 million viewers (#45)
• 0.52 HH (#39)
• 0.28 A18-49 (#26)
• 0.21 A18-34 (#25)
• 0.34 A25-54 (#33)

South Park (repeat) (CMDY, 8:00 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.309 million viewers (#94)
• 0.21 HH (#94)
• 0.17 A18-49 (#60)
• 0.19 A18-34 (#31)
• 0.17 A25-54 (#74)

South Park (repeat) (CMDY, 8:30 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.337 million viewers (#91)
• 0.24 HH (#88)
• 0.19 A18-49 (#57)
• 0.23 A18-34 (#19)
• 0.19 A25-54 (#63)

South Park (repeat) (CMDY, 9:00 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.374 million viewers (#86)
• 0.27 HH (#82)
• 0.20 A18-49 (#51)
• 0.24 A18-34 (#16)
• 0.20 A25-54 (#58)

South Park (repeat) (CMDY, 9:30 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.391 million viewers (#83)
• 0.27 HH (#82)
• 0.20 A18-49 (#51)
• 0.21 A18-34 (#25)
• 0.20 A25-54 (#58)

South Park (repeat) (CMDY, 10:00 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.361 million viewers (#89)
• 0.25 HH (#86)
• 0.19 A18-49 (#57)
• 0.18 A18-34 (#37)
• 0.19 A25-54 (#63)

South Park (repeat) (CMDY, 10:30 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.409 million viewers (#80)
• 0.28 HH (#80)
• 0.23 A18-49 (#44)
• 0.22 A18-34 (#22)
• 0.22 A25-54 (#51)

Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 1.545 million viewers (#16)
• 1.06 HH (#16)
• 0.27 A18-49 (#29)
• 0.10 A18-34 (#70)
• 0.41 A25-54 (#21)

Cuomo Prime Time (CNN, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 1.723 million viewers (#13)
• 1.16 HH (#11)
• 0.33 A18-49 (#16)
• 0.14 A18-34 (#48)
• 0.48 A25-54 (#15)

CNN Tonight (CNN, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 1.380 million viewers (#22)
• 0.92 HH (#20)
• 0.31 A18-49 (#20)
• 0.12 A18-34 (#61)
• 0.40 A25-54 (#26)

MLB Monday Night – Early Milwaukee Brewers at Chicago Cubs (ESPN, 8:00 PM, 203 min.)
• 0.899 million viewers (#35)
• 0.62 HH (#33)
• 0.24 A18-49 (#39)
• 0.21 A18-34 (#25)
• 0.26 A25-54 (#45)

WNBA Finals Game 3: Seattle Storm at Washington Mystics (ESPN2, 8:00 PM, 133 min.)
• 0.519 million viewers (#70)
• 0.35 HH (#67)
• 0.14 A18-49 (#73)
• 0.09 A18-34 (#75)
• 0.17 A25-54 (#74)

Guy’s Grocery Games (FOOD, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 0.827 million viewers (#39)
• 0.51 HH (#40)
• 0.27 A18-49 (#29)
• 0.22 A18-34 (#22)
• 0.37 A25-54 (#29)

Tucker Carlson Tonight (FOXNC, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 2.797 million viewers (#4)
• 1.85 HH (#4)
• 0.26 A18-49 (#31)
• 0.10 A18-34 (#70)
• 0.43 A25-54 (#18)

Hannity (FOXNC, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 3.244 million viewers (#2)
• 2.14 HH (#2)
• 0.29 A18-49 (#22)
• 0.13 A18-34 (#55)
• 0.49 A25-54 (#11)

The Ingraham Angle (FOXNC, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 2.679 million viewers (#6)
• 1.77 HH (#6)
• 0.25 A18-49 (#35)
• 0.09 A18-34 (#75)
• 0.39 A25-54 (#27)

FX Movie Prime 10 Cloverfield Lane (2016) (FX, 7:30 PM, 150 min.)
• 0.775 million viewers (#41)
• 0.50 HH (#42)
• 0.24 A18-49 (#39)
• 0.19 A18-34 (#31)
• 0.30 A25-54 (#37)

American Horror Story: Apocalypse (FX, 10:00 PM, 63 min.)
• 3.081 million viewers (#3)
• 1.79 HH (#5)
• 1.45 A18-49 (#1)
• 1.35 A18-34 (#1)
• 1.48 A25-54 (#1)

FXX Movie Prime The Other Woman (2014) (FXX, 7:30 PM, 150 min.)
• 0.549 million viewers (#63)
• 0.36 HH (#61)
• 0.13 A18-49 (#80)
• 0.08 A18-34 (#85)
• 0.19 A25-54 (#63)

It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia (FXX, 10:00 PM, 31 min.)
• 0.390 million viewers (#84)
• 0.23 HH (#90)
• 0.20 A18-49 (#51)
• 0.19 A18-34 (#31)
• 0.21 A25-54 (#54)

Property Brothers (HGTV, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 1.837 million viewers (#10)
• 1.22 HH (#9)
• 0.38 A18-49 (#11)
• 0.19 A18-34 (#31)
• 0.52 A25-54 (#10)

House Hunters (HGTV, 10:00 PM, 30 min.)
• 1.635 million viewers (#14)
• 1.12 HH (#13)
• 0.28 A18-49 (#26)
• 0.14 A18-34 (#48)
• 0.41 A25-54 (#21)

House Hunters International (HGTV, 10:30 PM, 30 min.)
• 1.542 million viewers (#17)
• 1.10 HH (#15)
• 0.26 A18-49 (#31)
• 0.17 A18-34 (#40)
• 0.38 A25-54 (#28)

Forged in Fire (HIST, 9:00 PM, 63 min.)
• 1.181 million viewers (#26)
• 0.71 HH (#28)
• 0.38 A18-49 (#11)
• 0.24 A18-34 (#16)
• 0.47 A25-54 (#16)

What Lies Beneath (ID, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 1.287 million viewers (#24)
• 0.90 HH (#21)
• 0.25 A18-49 (#35)
• 0.13 A18-34 (#55)
• 0.36 A25-54 (#30)

Homicide Hunter Lt. Joe Kenda (ID, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 1.324 million viewers (#23)
• 0.90 HH (#21)
• 0.29 A18-49 (#22)
• 0.17 A18-34 (#40)
• 0.41 A25-54 (#21)

All In with Chris Hayes (MSNBC, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 2.187 million viewers (#7)
• 1.55 HH (#7)
• 0.24 A18-49 (#39)
• 0.07 A18-34 (#91)
• 0.36 A25-54 (#30)

Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 3.367 million viewers (#1)
• 2.30 HH (#1)
• 0.36 A18-49 (#13)
• 0.13 A18-34 (#55)
• 0.56 A25-54 (#7)

Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell (MSNBC, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 2.692 million viewers (#5)
• 1.86 HH (#3)
• 0.26 A18-49 (#31)
• 0.10 A18-34 (#70)
• 0.41 A25-54 (#21)

Teen Mom II: Secrets Revealed (MTV, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 0.568 million viewers (#61)
• 0.38 HH (#57)
• 0.28 A18-49 (#26)
• 0.28 A18-34 (#13)
• 0.30 A25-54 (#37)

Are You The One Season 7 (MTV, 10:00 PM, 61 min.)
• 0.472 million viewers (#74)
• 0.32 HH (#72)
• 0.26 A18-49 (#31)
• 0.28 A18-34 (#13)
• 0.23 A25-54 (#50)

I Am Frankie (NICK, 8:00 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.789 million viewers (#40)
• 0.50 HH (#42)
• 0.16 A18-49 (#66)
• 0.14 A18-34 (#48)
• 0.16 A25-54 (#78)

Greenleaf (OWN, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 1.551 million viewers (#15)
• 1.03 HH (#17)
• 0.34 A18-49 (#14)
• 0.20 A18-34 (#30)
• 0.49 A25-54 (#11)

Mafia Killers with Colin McLaren (Reelz, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 0.154 million viewers
• 0.03 A18-49

The Big Bang Theory (repeat) (TBS, 8:00 PM, 30 min.)
• 1.497 million viewers (#18)
• 0.95 HH (#18)
• 0.47 A18-49 (#10)
• 0.27 A18-34 (#15)
• 0.64 A25-54 (#6)

The Big Bang Theory (repeat) (TBS, 8:30 PM, 30 min.)
• 1.743 million viewers (#12)
• 1.11 HH (#14)
• 0.57 A18-49 (#6)
• 0.33 A18-34 (#10)
• 0.77 A25-54 (#5)

The Big Bang Theory (repeat) (TBS, 9:00 PM, 30 min.)
• 1.923 million viewers (#9)
• 1.22 HH (#9)
• 0.63 A18-49 (#3)
• 0.35 A18-34 (#8)
• 0.83 A25-54 (#4)

The Big Bang Theory (repeat) (TBS, 9:30 PM, 30 min.)
• 2.041 million viewers (#8)
• 1.29 HH (#8)
• 0.68 A18-49 (#2)
• 0.36 A18-34 (#6)
• 0.91 A25-54 (#2)

The Big Bang Theory (repeat) (TBS, 10:00 PM, 30 min.)
• 1.803 million viewers (#11)
• 1.15 HH (#12)
• 0.62 A18-49 (#4)
• 0.34 A18-34 (#9)
• 0.87 A25-54 (#3)

Full Frontal with Samantha Bee (TBS, 10:30 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.903 million viewers (#34)
• 0.60 HH (#36)
• 0.33 A18-49 (#16)
• 0.17 A18-34 (#40)
• 0.43 A25-54 (#18)

Weather Center Live Hurricane Florence (TWC, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 1.406 million viewers (#21)
• 0.90 HH (#21)
• 0.32 A18-49 (#19)
• 0.18 A18-34 (#37)
• 0.43 A25-54 (#18)

Weather Center Live Hurricane Florence (TWC, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 1.485 million viewers (#19)
• 0.95 HH (#18)
• 0.30 A18-49 (#21)
• 0.15 A18-34 (#44)
• 0.44 A25-54 (#17)

Weather Center Live Hurricane Florence (TWC, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 1.426 million viewers (#20)
• 0.88 HH (#24)
• 0.29 A18-49 (#22)
• 0.18 A18-34 (#37)
• 0.41 A25-54 (#21)

Suits (USA, 9:00 PM, 61 min.)
• 1.066 million viewers (#27)
• 0.75 HH (#26)
• 0.25 A18-49 (#35)
• 0.14 A18-34 (#48)
• 0.31 A25-54 (#35)

The Sinner (USA, 10:01 PM, 61 min.)
• 1.041 million viewers (#29)
• 0.74 HH (#27)
• 0.24 A18-49 (#39)
• 0.13 A18-34 (#55)
• 0.29 A25-54 (#39)

Black Ink Crew Chicago 4 (VH1, 8:00 PM, 61 min.)
• 0.995 million viewers (#31)
• 0.69 HH (#29)
• 0.49 A18-49 (#8)
• 0.40 A18-34 (#5)
• 0.53 A25-54 (#9)

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. Can I have ‘Mafia Killers’ (Reelz, 9pm)? Thanks.

    And also when you get a chance, there are a few requests on the L+7 page from myself and Monzo. Thanks.

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