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Wednesday Final Ratings: ‘Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular’ on NBC Draws Six-Year High in Total Viewers

What follows are the Live + Same Day rating results for the night’s broadcast network telecasts on Wednesday, July 4:

ABC World News Tonight (S) (ABC, 6:30 PM, 30 min.)
• 6.442 million viewers
• 4.1/11 HH
• 0.6/4 A18-49 (0.7/4 F18-49, 0.6/4 M18-49)
• 0.3/3 A18-34 (0.3/3 F18-34, 0.3/3 M18-34)
• 1.0/5 A25-54 (1.1/6 F25-54, 1.0/5 M25-54)

The Goldbergs (RS) (ABC, 8:00 PM, 30 min.)
• 2.057 million viewers
• 1.3/3 HH
• 0.4/3 A18-49 (0.5/3 F18-49, 0.4/3 M18-49)
• 0.2/2 A18-34 (0.2/2 F18-34, 0.2/2 M18-34)
• 0.5/3 A25-54 (0.6/3 F25-54, 0.5/2 M25-54)

The Goldbergs (RS) (ABC, 8:30 PM, 30 min.)
• 1.620 million viewers
• 1.1/3 HH
• 0.4/2 A18-49 (0.4/2 F18-49, 0.4/3 M18-49)
• 0.2/1 A18-34 (0.2/1 F18-34, 0.2/2 M18-34)
• 0.5/2 A25-54 (0.5/2 F25-54, 0.5/2 M25-54)

Modern Family (RS) (ABC, 9:00 PM, 31 min.)
• 1.601 million viewers
• 1.1/3 HH
• 0.4/2 A18-49 (0.4/2 F18-49, 0.4/2 M18-49)
• 0.1/1 A18-34 (0.1/1 F18-34, 0.1/1 M18-34)
• 0.6/3 A25-54 (0.6/3 F25-54, 0.5/2 M25-54)

American Housewife (RS) (ABC, 9:31 PM, 29 min.)
• 1.490 million viewers
• 1.1/2 HH
• 0.4/2 A18-49 (0.4/2 F18-49, 0.3/2 M18-49)
• 0.1/1 A18-34 (0.2/1 F18-34, 0.1/1 M18-34)
• 0.5/2 A25-54 (0.6/3 F25-54, 0.5/2 M25-54)

Shark Tank (RS) (ABC, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 1.672 million viewers
• 1.1/3 HH
• 0.4/2 A18-49 (0.4/2 F18-49, 0.3/2 M18-49)
• 0.1/1 A18-34 (0.2/1 F18-34, 0.1/1 M18-34)
• 0.5/2 A25-54 (0.6/2 F25-54, 0.5/2 M25-54)

CBS Evening News (S) (CBS, 6:30 PM, 30 min.)
• 4.820 million viewers
• 3.1/8 HH
• 0.5/3 A18-49 (0.6/4 F18-49, 0.4/3 M18-49)
• 0.2/2 A18-34 (0.2/2 F18-34, 0.1/2 M18-34)
• 0.8/4 A25-54 (0.8/4 F25-54, 0.8/4 M25-54)

Young Sheldon (RS) (CBS, 8:00 PM, 30 min.)
• 3.518 million viewers
• 2.2/5 HH
• 0.5/3 A18-49 (0.5/3 F18-49, 0.4/3 M18-49)
• 0.2/2 A18-34 (0.2/2 F18-34, 0.2/2 M18-34)
• 0.8/4 A25-54 (0.9/4 F25-54, 0.7/4 M25-54)

Young Sheldon (RS) (CBS, 8:30 PM, 30 min.)
• 3.460 million viewers
• 2.2/5 HH
• 0.5/3 A18-49 (0.5/3 F18-49, 0.4/3 M18-49)
• 0.3/2 A18-34 (0.3/2 F18-34, 0.2/2 M18-34)
• 0.8/4 A25-54 (0.9/4 F25-54, 0.8/4 M25-54)

Big Brother 20 (S) (CBS, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 3.947 million viewers
• 2.4/5 HH
• 0.9/5 A18-49 (1.1/6 F18-49, 0.8/4 M18-49)
• 0.6/5 A18-34 (0.8/6 F18-34, 0.5/4 M18-34)
• 1.3/6 A25-54 (1.5/6 F25-54, 1.1/5 M25-54)

Code Black (S) (CBS, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 4.803 million viewers
• 3.1/7 HH
• 0.6/3 A18-49 (0.8/4 F18-49, 0.4/2 M18-49)
• 0.3/3 A18-34 (0.4/3 F18-34, 0.2/2 M18-34)
• 1.0/4 A25-54 (1.2/5 F25-54, 0.7/3 M25-54)

NBC Nightly News (S) (NBC, 6:30 PM, 30 min.)
• 6.200 million viewers
• 3.8/10 HH
• 0.6/4 A18-49 (0.8/5 F18-49, 0.5/4 M18-49)
• 0.3/3 A18-34 (0.4/4 F18-34, 0.2/3 M18-34)
• 1.0/5 A25-54 (1.1/6 F25-54, 0.9/5 M25-54)

Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks (S) (NBC, 8:00 PM, 120 min.)
• 7.400 million viewers (event’s best mark since the 8.12 million from July 4, 2012)
• 4.2/10 HH
• 1.2/7 A18-49 (1.4/8 F18-49, 1.0/6 M18-49)
• 0.8/7 A18-34 (0.9/7 F18-34, 0.7/6 M18-34)
• 1.7/8 A25-54 (1.8/8 F25-54, 1.5/7 M25-54)

Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks (RS) (NBC, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 4.519 million viewers
• 2.7/6 HH
• 0.8/5 A18-49 (0.9/5 F18-49, 0.7/4 M18-49)
• 0.5/4 A18-34 (0.6/5 F18-34, 0.4/3 M18-34)
• 1.1/5 A25-54 (1.2/5 F25-54, 1.0/5 M25-54)

MasterChef (RS) (Fox, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 1.519 million viewers
• 1.0/2 HH
• 0.4/2 A18-49 (0.4/3 F18-49, 0.3/2 M18-49)
• 0.3/2 A18-34 (0.3/2 F18-34, 0.2/2 M18-34)
• 0.5/2 A25-54 (0.6/3 F25-54, 0.4/2 M25-54)

24 Hours To Hell & Back (RS) (Fox, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 1.460 million viewers
• 0.9/2 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)
• 0.5/2 A25-54 (0.5/2 F25-54, 0.5/2 M25-54)

Howie Mandel Stand-Up Gala (RS) (CW, 8:00 PM, 90 min.)
• 0.633 million viewers
• 0.4/1 HH
• 0.1/1 A18-49 (0.2/1 F18-49, 0.1/1 M18-49)
• 0.1/1 A18-34 (0.1/1 F18-34, 0.0/0 M18-34)
• 0.2/1 A25-54 (0.2/1 F25-54, 0.2/1 M25-54)

Whose Line Is It Anyway? (RS) (CW, 9:30 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.469 million viewers
• 0.3/1 HH
• 0.1/1 A18-49 (0.2/1 F18-49, 0.1/1 M18-49)
• 0.1/1 A18-34 (0.1/1 F18-34, 0.0/0 M18-34)
• 0.2/1 A25-54 (0.2/1 F25-54, 0.1/1 M25-54)

La Rosa de Guadalupe (Univision, 7:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 1.387 million viewers
• 0.8/2 HH
• 0.5/3 A18-49

El Rico y Lazaro (Univision, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 1.153 million viewers
• 0.7/2 HH
• 0.3/2 A18-49

La Bella y Las Bestias (Univision, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 1.039 million viewers
• 0.6/1 HH
• 0.3/2 A18-49

Por Amar Sin Ley (Univision, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 1.205 million viewers
• 0.7/2 HH
• 0.4/2 A18-49

El Chavo (UniMás, 7:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 0.169 million viewers
• 0.1/0 HH
• 0.1/0 A18-49

Reto 4 Elementos: Naturaleza Extrema (UniMás, 8:00 PM, 120 min.)
• 0.400 million viewers
• 0.2/0 HH
• 0.2/1 A18-49

República Mundialista (UniMás, 10:00 PM, 100 min.)
• 0.162 million viewers
• 0.1/0 HH
• 0.1/0 A18-49

Viva el Mundial y Mas (Telemundo, 7:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 0.544 million viewers
• 0.4/1 HH
• 0.2/1 A18-49
• 0.1/1 A18-34

Mi Familia Perfecta (Telemundo, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 0.783 million viewers
• 0.4/1 HH
• 0.3/2 A18-49
• 0.2/2 A18-34

Sin Senos Si Hay Paraiso (Telemundo, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 0.999 million viewers
• 0.6/1 HH
• 0.4/2 A18-49
• 0.3/3 A18-34

El Señor de Los Cielos VI (Telemundo, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 1.218 million viewers
• 0.7/2 HH
• 0.5/3 A18-49
• 0.4/3 A18-34

What follows are the Live + Same Day rating results for the night’s select cable telecasts on Wednesday, July 4 (with the night’s cable ranks according to total viewers and adults 18-49 in parentheses):

Dragon Ball Super (repeat) (ADSM, 8:00 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.378 million viewers (#74)
• 0.25 HH (#63)
• 0.12 A18-49 (#72)
• 0.13 A18-34 (#37)
• 0.11 A25-54 (#95)

Hit The Floor (BET, 8:05 PM, 65 min.)
• 0.262 million viewers (#97)
• 0.16 HH (#95)
• 0.10 A18-49 (#94)
• 0.06 A18-34 (#90)
• 0.11 A25-54 (#95)

Parts Unknown (repeat) (CNN, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 0.598 million viewers (#42)
• 0.40 HH (#33)
• 0.16 A18-49 (#39)
• 0.10 A18-34 (#60)
• 0.19 A25-54 (#38)

Parts Unknown (repeat) (CNN, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 0.595 million viewers (#43)
• 0.36 HH (#44)
• 0.14 A18-49 (#52)
• 0.08 A18-34 (#78)
• 0.19 A25-54 (#38)

Parts Unknown (repeat) (CNN, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 0.573 million viewers (#45)
• 0.37 HH (#41)
• 0.13 A18-49 (#60)
• 0.07 A18-34 (#81)
• 0.19 A25-54 (#38)

Sticker Shock (DISC, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 0.452 million viewers (#60)
• 0.29 HH (#57)
• 0.14 A18-49 (#52)
• 0.05 A18-34 (#96)
• 0.19 A25-54 (#38)

MLB Holiday Chicago White Sox at Cincinnati Reds (ESPN, 7:08 PM, 206 min.)
• 0.664 million viewers (#33)
• 0.37 HH (#41)
• 0.17 A18-49 (#32)
• 0.14 A18-34 (#31)
• 0.20 A25-54 (#34)

MLB Wednesday Night – Late St. Louis Cardinals at Arizona Diamondbacks (ESPN, 10:34 PM, 205 min.)
• 0.419 million viewers (#64)
• 0.28 HH (#59)
• 0.13 A18-49 (#60)
• 0.11 A18-34 (#55)
• 0.16 A25-54 (#54)

Guy’s Grocery Games (FOOD, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 0.744 million viewers (#27)
• 0.48 HH (#26)
• 0.20 A18-49 (#22)
• 0.15 A18-34 (#26)
• 0.26 A25-54 (#19)

Tucker Carlson Special (FOXNC, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 1.230 million viewers (#11)
• 0.83 HH (#7)
• 0.15 A18-49 (#44)
• 0.06 A18-34 (#90)
• 0.25 A25-54 (#21)

Hannity Special (FOXNC, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 1.236 million viewers (#10)
• 0.85 HH (#6)
• 0.12 A18-49 (#72)
• 0.05 A18-34 (#96)
• 0.25 A25-54 (#21)

It (HBO, 9:00 PM, 135 min.)
• 0.417 million viewers (#65)
• 0.25 HH (#63)
• 0.19 A18-49 (#24)
• 0.17 A18-34 (#20)
• 0.20 A25-54 (#34)

House Hunters (HGTV, 10:00 PM, 30 min.)
• 1.335 million viewers (#4)
• 0.88 HH (#3)
• 0.21 A18-49 (#17)
• 0.10 A18-34 (#60)
• 0.32 A25-54 (#12)

House Hunters International (HGTV, 10:30 PM, 30 min.)
• 1.277 million viewers (#5)
• 0.86 HH (#5)
• 0.19 A18-49 (#24)
• 0.09 A18-34 (#69)
• 0.29 A25-54 (#16)

All In with Chris Hayes Special (MSNBC, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 1.021 million viewers (#15)
• 0.71 HH (#14)
• 0.10 A18-49 (#94)
• 0.07 A18-34 (#81)
• 0.15 A25-54 (#64)

Rachel Maddow Special (MSNBC, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 1.540 million viewers (#1)
• 1.04 HH (#1)
• 0.16 A18-49 (#39)
• 0.09 A18-34 (#69)
• 0.23 A25-54 (#27)

Double Dare (2018) (repeat) (NICK, 8:00 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.638 million viewers (#37)
• 0.39 HH (#36)
• 0.13 A18-49 (#60)
• 0.12 A18-34 (#46)
• 0.12 A25-54 (#87)

Double Dare (2018) (repeat) (NICK, 8:30 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.542 million viewers (#48)
• 0.32 HH (#53)
• 0.10 A18-49 (#94)
• 0.09 A18-34 (#69)
• 0.11 A25-54 (#95)

Expedition Unknown Popups (TRAV, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 0.541 million viewers (#49)
• 0.34 HH (#48)
• 0.13 A18-49 (#60)
• 0.03 A18-34 (#100)
• 0.22 A25-54 (#29)

Colony (USA, 10:00 PM, 61 min.)
• 0.755 million viewers (#25)
• 0.50 HH (#24)
• 0.14 A18-49 (#52)
• 0.06 A18-34 (#90)
• 0.22 A25-54 (#29)

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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