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Wednesday Final Ratings: Conclusion of ‘The Bobby Brown Story’ on BET Tops Cable in All Key Adult and Female Demos

Only 'Big Brother 20' Topped the Telefilm in Females 18-34

What follows are the Live + Same Day rating results for the night’s broadcast network telecasts on Wednesday, September 5:

The Goldbergs (R) (ABC, 8:00 PM, 30 min.)
253 affiliates; 89% coverage
• 2.766 million viewers
• 1.8/4 HH
• 0.6/3 A18-49 (0.7/3 F18-49, 0.6/3 M18-49)
• 0.4/3 A18-34 (0.4/3 F18-34, 0.3/2 M18-34)
• 0.9/3 A25-54 (1.0/4 F25-54, 0.8/3 M25-54)
• Median age: 56.3

American Housewife (R) (ABC, 8:30 PM, 30 min.)
253 affiliates; 89% coverage
• 2.244 million viewers
• 1.5/3 HH
• 0.5/2 A18-49 (0.6/2 F18-49, 0.5/3 M18-49)
• 0.3/2 A18-34 (0.3/2 F18-34, 0.3/2 M18-34)
• 0.7/3 A25-54 (0.8/3 F25-54, 0.7/3 M25-54)
• Median age: 54.4

Modern Family (R) (ABC, 9:00 PM, 31 min.)
253 affiliates; 89% coverage
• 2.460 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 (1.0/3 F25-54, 0.7/3 M25-54)
• Median age: 54.2

American Housewife (R) (ABC, 9:31 PM, 29 min.)
253 affiliates; 89% coverage
• 2.018 million viewers
• 1.3/3 HH
• 0.5/2 A18-49 (0.6/3 F18-49, 0.4/2 M18-49)
• 0.3/2 A18-34 (0.4/2 F18-34, 0.3/2 M18-34)
• 0.7/3 A25-54 (0.9/3 F25-54, 0.6/2 M25-54)
• Median age: 53.7

Shark Tank (R) (ABC, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
253 affiliates; 89% coverage
• 1.960 million viewers
• 1.3/3 HH
• 0.5/3 A18-49 (0.5/2 F18-49, 0.5/3 M18-49)
• 0.4/2 A18-34 (0.3/2 F18-34, 0.4/3 M18-34)
• 0.6/2 A25-54 (0.7/3 F25-54, 0.6/2 M25-54)
• Median age: 55.2

Big Brother 20 (CBS, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
256 affiliates; 89% coverage
• 5.516 million viewers
• 3.3/6 HH
• 1.6/8 A18-49 (1.8/8 F18-49, 1.3/7 M18-49)
• 1.1/7 A18-34 (1.2/7 F18-34, 0.9/7 M18-34)
• 2.0/8 A25-54 (2.3/8 F25-54, 1.7/7 M25-54)
• Median age: 52.9

SEAL Team (R) (CBS, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
256 affiliates; 89% coverage
• 2.556 million viewers
• 1.7/3 HH
• 0.4/2 A18-49 (0.4/2 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 (0.6/2 F25-54, 0.5/2 M25-54)
• Median age: 60.9

Criminal Minds (R) (CBS, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
256 affiliates; 89% coverage
• 3.101 million viewers
• 2.1/4 HH
• 0.5/2 A18-49 (0.5/2 F18-49, 0.4/2 M18-49)
• 0.3/2 A18-34 (0.3/2 F18-34, 0.3/2 M18-34)
• 0.7/3 A25-54 (0.8/3 F25-54, 0.7/3 M25-54)
• Median age: 61.2

America’s Got Talent (NBC, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
244 affiliates; 89% coverage
• 9.889 million viewers
• 6.0/12 HH
• 1.5/7 A18-49 (1.7/8 F18-49, 1.2/6 M18-49)
• 0.8/6 A18-34 (0.9/6 F18-34, 0.7/5 M18-34)
• 2.1/8 A25-54 (2.5/9 F25-54, 1.8/7 M25-54)
• Median age: 61.1

World of Dance (NBC, 9:00 PM, 120 min.)
244 affiliates; 89% coverage
• 5.172 million viewers
• 3.2/6 HH
• 1.1/5 A18-49 (1.3/6 F18-49, 0.8/4 M18-49)
• 0.6/4 A18-34 (0.7/4 F18-34, 0.5/4 M18-34)
• 1.4/5 A25-54 (1.7/6 F25-54, 1.1/4 M25-54)
• Median age: 57.8

MasterChef (Fox, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
257 affiliates; 89% coverage
• 3.124 million viewers
• 1.8/4 HH
• 0.9/4 A18-49 (1.0/4 F18-49, 0.8/4 M18-49)
• 0.5/4 A18-34 (0.6/4 F18-34, 0.5/3 M18-34)
• 1.2/4 A25-54 (1.3/5 F25-54, 1.0/4 M25-54)
• Median age: 52.9

MasterChef (Fox, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
257 affiliates; 89% coverage
• 3.615 million viewers
• 2.1/4 HH
• 1.0/5 A18-49 (1.1/5 F18-49, 0.9/4 M18-49)
• 0.6/4 A18-34 (0.7/4 F18-34, 0.5/3 M18-34)
• 1.3/5 A25-54 (1.5/5 F25-54, 1.2/4 M25-54)
• Median age: 53.3

Burden of Truth (CW, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
259 affiliates; 87% coverage
• 0.625 million viewers
• 0.4/1 HH
• 0.1/1 A18-49 (0.1/1 F18-49, 0.1/1 M18-49)
• 0.1/1 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)
• Median age: 60.2

Back To School Laughs (S) (CW, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
260 affiliates; 87% coverage
• 0.465 million viewers
• 0.3/1 HH
• 0.1/1 A18-49 (0.1/1 F18-49, 0.1/1 M18-49)
• 0.1/0 A18-34 (0.1/1 F18-34, 0.0/0 M18-34)
• 0.1/1 A25-54 (0.2/1 F25-54, 0.1/0 M25-54)
• Median age: 56.7

Blue Bloods (R) (ION, 6:00 PM, 60 min.)
80% coverage
• 0.955 million viewers
• 0.6/1 HH
• 0.2/1 A18-49
• 0.1 A18-34
• 0.2 A25-54
• Median age: 59.1

Blue Bloods (R) (ION, 7:00 PM, 60 min.)
80% coverage
• 1.039 million viewers
• 0.7/1 HH
• 0.2/1 A18-49
• 0.1 A18-34
• 0.3 A25-54
• Median age: 59.4

Blue Bloods (R) (ION, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
80% coverage
• 1.363 million viewers
• 0.9/2 HH
• 0.2/1 A18-49
• 0.1 A18-34
• 0.4 A25-54
• Median age: 61.5

Blue Bloods (R) (ION, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
80% coverage
• 1.412 million viewers
• 0.9/2 HH
• 0.2/1 A18-49
• 0.1 A18-34
• 0.4 A25-54
• Median age: 61.0

Blue Bloods (R) (ION, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
80% coverage
• 1.242 million viewers
• 0.8/2 HH
• 0.2/1 A18-49
• 0.1 A18-34
• 0.3 A25-54
• Median age: 60.3

La Rosa de Guadalupe (Univision, 7:00 PM, 60 min.)
69% coverage
• 1.659 million viewers
• 0.9/2 HH
• 0.5/3 A18-49
• Median age: 45.0

El Rico y Lazaro (Univision, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
69% coverage
• 1.615 million viewers
• 0.9/2 HH
• 0.4/2 A18-49
• Median age: 50.7

La Bella y Las Bestias (Univision, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
69% coverage
• 1.387 million viewers
• 0.8/2 HH
• 0.4/2 A18-49
• Median age: 49.5

La Piloto (Univision, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
69% coverage
• 1.059 million viewers
• 0.6/1 HH
• 0.3/2 A18-49
• Median age: 47.2

Reto 4 Elementos: Naturaleza Extrema (UniMás, 7:00 PM, 180 min.)
51% coverage
• 0.318 million viewers
• 0.2/0 HH
• 0.1/1 A18-49
• Median age: 41.3

La Jefa del Campeon (UniMás, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
51% coverage
• 0.220 million viewers
• 0.1/0 HH
• 0.1/0 A18-49
• Median age: 41.7

Exatlón Estados Unidos (Telemundo, 7:00 PM, 120 min.)
56% coverage
• 1.174 million viewers
• 0.7/1 HH
• 0.4/2 A18-49
• 0.3/2 A18-34
• Median age: 44.7

Sin Senos Si Hay Paraiso (Telemundo, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
56% coverage
• 1.483 million viewers
• 0.9/2 HH
• 0.6/2 A18-49
• 0.5/3 A18-34
• Median age: 43.9

El Señor de Los Cielos VI (Telemundo, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
56% coverage
• 1.696 million viewers
• 1.0/2 HH
• 0.7/3 A18-49
• 0.6/4 A18-34
• Median age: 42.9

What follows are the Live + Same Day rating results for the night’s select cable telecasts on Wednesday, September 4 (with the night’s cable ranks according to households, total viewers and demo ratings in parentheses):

Born This Way (A&E, 8:00 PM, 121 min.)
• 0.563 million viewers (#61)
• 0.36 HH (#62)
• 0.18 A18-49 (#57)
• 0.09 A18-34 (#81)
• 0.24 A25-54 (#48)

Raising Tourettes (A&E, 10:01 PM, 63 min.)
• 0.374 million viewers (#89)
• 0.25 HH (#87)
• 0.12 A18-49 (#91)
• 0.06 A18-34 (#96)
• 0.16 A25-54 (#76)

Dragon Ball Super (repeat) (ADSM, 8:00 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.354 million viewers (#92)
• 0.25 HH (#87)
• 0.13 A18-49 (#85)
• 0.15 A18-34 (#44)
• 0.12 A25-54 (#95)

American Dad (repeat) (ADSM, 8:30 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.409 million viewers (#84)
• 0.29 HH (#76)
• 0.18 A18-49 (#57)
• 0.17 A18-34 (#36)
• 0.16 A25-54 (#76)

The Cleveland Show (repeat) (ADSM, 9:00 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.627 million viewers (#55)
• 0.40 HH (#56)
• 0.32 A18-49 (#16)
• 0.32 A18-34 (#13)
• 0.27 A25-54 (#40)

American Dad (repeat) (ADSM, 9:30 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.882 million viewers (#37)
• 0.57 HH (#36)
• 0.46 A18-49 (#10)
• 0.42 A18-34 (#4)
• 0.43 A25-54 (#16)

Bob’s Burgers (repeat) (ADSM, 10:00 PM, 30 min.)
• 1.004 million viewers (#31)
• 0.64 HH (#30)
• 0.53 A18-49 (#8)
• 0.54 A18-34 (#3)
• 0.48 A25-54 (#14)

Bob’s Burgers (repeat) (ADSM, 10:30 PM, 30 min.)
• 1.077 million viewers (#29)
• 0.69 HH (#29)
• 0.54 A18-49 (#7)
• 0.57 A18-34 (#2)
• 0.54 A25-54 (#10)

The Bobby Brown Story Part 2 (BET, 9:00 PM, 150 min.)
• 2.313 million viewers (#7)
• 1.47 HH (#7)
• 1.02 A18-49 (#1), 1.39 F18-49 (#1)
• 0.70 A18-34 (#1), 1.01 F18-34 (#1)
• 1.16 A25-54 (#1), 1.58 F25-54 (#1)

Real Housewives of NYC (BRAVO, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 1.263 million viewers (#23)
• 0.91 HH (#21)
• 0.47 A18-49 (#9)
• 0.26 A18-34 (#17)
• 0.63 A25-54 (#8)

Real Housewives of Dallas (BRAVO, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 0.743 million viewers (#43)
• 0.54 HH (#40)
• 0.24 A18-49 (#34)
• 0.18 A18-34 (#33)
• 0.35 A25-54 (#29)

South Park (repeat) (CMDY, 8:00 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.367 million viewers (#91)
• 0.25 HH (#87)
• 0.19 A18-49 (#53)
• 0.25 A18-34 (#18)
• 0.19 A25-54 (#65)

South Park (repeat) (CMDY, 8:30 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.428 million viewers (#78)
• 0.28 HH (#79)
• 0.23 A18-49 (#38)
• 0.28 A18-34 (#14)
• 0.23 A25-54 (#51)

South Park (repeat) (CMDY, 9:00 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.430 million viewers (#77)
• 0.29 HH (#76)
• 0.23 A18-49 (#38)
• 0.25 A18-34 (#18)
• 0.24 A25-54 (#48)

South Park (repeat) (CMDY, 9:30 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.385 million viewers (#88)
• 0.26 HH (#85)
• 0.22 A18-49 (#41)
• 0.25 A18-34 (#18)
• 0.22 A25-54 (#54)

South Park (repeat) (CMDY, 10:00 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.345 million viewers (#94)
• 0.24 HH (#93)
• 0.20 A18-49 (#50)
• 0.24 A18-34 (#21)
• 0.20 A25-54 (#58)

South Park (repeat) (CMDY, 10:30 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.338 million viewers (#96)
• 0.24 HH (#93)
• 0.19 A18-49 (#53)
• 0.20 A18-34 (#27)
• 0.20 A25-54 (#58)

Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 1.554 million viewers (#14)
• 1.08 HH (#14)
• 0.29 A18-49 (#22)
• 0.10 A18-34 (#69)
• 0.40 A25-54 (#22)

Cuomo Prime Time (CNN, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 1.541 million viewers (#15)
• 1.04 HH (#15)
• 0.30 A18-49 (#21)
• 0.12 A18-34 (#57)
• 0.41 A25-54 (#20)

CNN Tonight (CNN, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 1.457 million viewers (#18)
• 1.01 HH (#17)
• 0.26 A18-49 (#31)
• 0.08 A18-34 (#89)
• 0.39 A25-54 (#24)

Tennis: U.S. Open Prime Quarterfinals (ESPN, 7:00 PM, 305 min.)
• 1.465 million viewers (#16)
• 0.99 HH (#18)
• 0.32 A18-49 (#16)
• 0.19 A18-34 (#30)
• 0.43 A25-54 (#16)

Guy’s Grocery Games (FOOD, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 0.786 million viewers (#41)
• 0.49 HH (#43)
• 0.26 A18-49 (#31)
• 0.20 A18-34 (#27)
• 0.32 A25-54 (#34)

Tucker Carlson Tonight (FOXNC, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 3.063 million viewers (#4)
• 2.07 HH (#4)
• 0.29 A18-49 (#22)
• 0.09 A18-34 (#81)
• 0.51 A25-54 (#12)

Hannity (FOXNC, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 3.489 million viewers (#2)
• 2.34 HH (#2)
• 0.31 A18-49 (#19)
• 0.11 A18-34 (#62)
• 0.57 A25-54 (#9)

The Ingraham Angle (FOXNC, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 2.813 million viewers (#5)
• 1.91 HH (#5)
• 0.22 A18-49 (#41)
• 0.07 A18-34 (#94)
• 0.41 A25-54 (#20)

It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia (FXX, 10:00 PM, 31 min.)
• 0.606 million viewers (#60)
• 0.37 HH (#61)
• 0.38 A18-49 (#13)
• 0.38 A18-34 (#7)
• 0.37 A25-54 (#26)

The Mummy (2017) (HBO, 8:00 PM, 110 min.)
• 0.423 million viewers (#82)
• 0.26 HH (#85)
• 0.15 A18-49 (#69)
• 0.09 A18-34 (#81)
• 0.17 A25-54 (#70)

Property Brothers (HGTV, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 1.638 million viewers (#13)
• 1.10 HH (#13)
• 0.29 A18-49 (#22)
• 0.18 A18-34 (#33)
• 0.40 A25-54 (#22)

House Hunters (HGTV, 10:00 PM, 30 min.)
• 1.465 million viewers (#16)
• 1.02 HH (#16)
• 0.24 A18-49 (#34)
• 0.14 A18-34 (#49)
• 0.37 A25-54 (#26)

House Hunters International (HGTV, 10:30 PM, 30 min.)
• 1.303 million viewers (#20)
• 0.94 HH (#20)
• 0.22 A18-49 (#41)
• 0.13 A18-34 (#53)
• 0.32 A25-54 (#34)

American Pickers: Best of (HIST, 9:00 PM, 63 min.)
• 1.229 million viewers (#24)
• 0.80 HH (#25)
• 0.24 A18-49 (#34)
• 0.12 A18-34 (#57)
• 0.34 A25-54 (#30)

What Lies Beneath (ID, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 1.281 million viewers (#22)
• 0.87 HH (#22)
• 0.31 A18-49 (#19)
• 0.20 A18-34 (#27)
• 0.37 A25-54 (#26)

Homicide Hunter Lt. Joe Kenda (ID, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 1.380 million viewers (#19)
• 0.95 HH (#19)
• 0.34 A18-49 (#15)
• 0.22 A18-34 (#26)
• 0.45 A25-54 (#15)

All In with Chris Hayes (MSNBC, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 2.446 million viewers (#6)
• 1.70 HH (#6)
• 0.29 A18-49 (#22)
• 0.11 A18-34 (#62)
• 0.42 A25-54 (#18)

Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 3.674 million viewers (#1)
• 2.51 HH (#1)
• 0.43 A18-49 (#12)
• 0.15 A18-34 (#44)
• 0.65 A25-54 (#7)

Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell (MSNBC, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 3.128 million viewers (#3)
• 2.18 HH (#3)
• 0.32 A18-49 (#16)
• 0.12 A18-34 (#57)
• 0.52 A25-54 (#11)

Teen Mom II: Kailyn’s Biggest Blow-Ups (MTV, 9:00 PM, 61 min.)
• 0.386 million viewers (#87)
• 0.27 HH (#81)
• 0.22 A18-49 (#41)
• 0.23 A18-34 (#24)
• 0.20 A25-54 (#58)

Are You The One Season 7 (MTV, 10:01 PM, 61 min.)
• 0.449 million viewers (#76)
• 0.29 HH (#76)
• 0.29 A18-49 (#22)
• 0.36 A18-34 (#12)
• 0.25 A25-54 (#45)

Greenleaf (OWN, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 1.125 million viewers (#27)
• 0.82 HH (#24)
• 0.20 A18-49 (#50)
• 0.10 A18-34 (#69)
• 0.32 A25-54 (#34)

The Big Bang Theory (repeat) (TBS, 8:00 PM, 30 min.)
• 1.793 million viewers (#12)
• 1.12 HH (#12)
• 0.57 A18-49 (#5)
• 0.37 A18-34 (#9)
• 0.74 A25-54 (#6)

The Big Bang Theory (repeat) (TBS, 8:30 PM, 30 min.)
• 1.957 million viewers (#10)
• 1.26 HH (#11)
• 0.60 A18-49 (#3)
• 0.37 A18-34 (#9)
• 0.78 A25-54 (#5)

The Big Bang Theory (repeat) (TBS, 9:00 PM, 30 min.)
• 2.053 million viewers (#9)
• 1.34 HH (#9)
• 0.62 A18-49 (#2)
• 0.42 A18-34 (#4)
• 0.82 A25-54 (#3)

The Big Bang Theory (repeat) (TBS, 9:30 PM, 30 min.)
• 2.104 million viewers (#8)
• 1.36 HH (#8)
• 0.59 A18-49 (#4)
• 0.38 A18-34 (#7)
• 0.85 A25-54 (#2)

The Big Bang Theory (repeat) (TBS, 10:00 PM, 30 min.)
• 1.947 million viewers (#11)
• 1.28 HH (#10)
• 0.56 A18-49 (#6)
• 0.37 A18-34 (#9)
• 0.81 A25-54 (#4)

Suits (USA, 8:59 PM, 62 min.)
• 1.300 million viewers (#21)
• 0.87 HH (#22)
• 0.29 A18-49 (#22)
• 0.15 A18-34 (#44)
• 0.38 A25-54 (#25)

The Sinner (USA, 10:01 PM, 63 min.)
• 1.132 million viewers (#26)
• 0.75 HH (#27)
• 0.29 A18-49 (#22)
• 0.24 A18-34 (#21)
• 0.33 A25-54 (#31)

Junkyard Empire (VEL, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 0.424 million viewers (#81)
• 0.28 HH (#79)
• 0.12 A18-49 (#91)
• 0.05 A18-34 (#100)
• 0.19 A25-54 (#65)

Black Ink Crew Chicago 4 (VH1, 8:00 PM, 61 min.)
• 0.920 million viewers (#34)
• 0.61 HH (#33)
• 0.46 A18-49 (#10)
• 0.41 A18-34 (#6)
• 0.49 A25-54 (#13)

Martha & Snoop Potluck Dinner Party Season 2B (VH1, 9:01 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.482 million viewers (#73)
• 0.32 HH (#71)
• 0.22 A18-49 (#41)
• 0.19 A18-34 (#30)
• 0.22 A25-54 (#54)

Martha & Snoop Potluck Dinner Party Season 2B (VH1, 9:31 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.396 million viewers (#86)
• 0.25 HH (#87)
• 0.18 A18-49 (#57)
• 0.16 A18-34 (#40)
• 0.17 A25-54 (#70)

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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