Thursday, July 13, 2017

Wednesday Ratings - 'ESPYs' Tick Down from a Year Ago; 'Big Brother' Rises; 'Salvation' Starts Low

On July 12, 2017, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.40 rating - followed by CBS (1.03), FOX (0.80), NBC (0.67) and The CW (0.20).

Furthermore, ABC won in total viewers with 5.324 million viewers - followed by CBS (4.922), NBC (3.595), FOX (2.713) and The CW (0.680).




ABC (1.40 Rating, 5.324 Million Viewers)
        THE 25TH ESPYS (1.4)

CBS (1.03 Rating, 4.922 Million Viewers)
        BIG BROTHER (1.9, +0.1)
        SALVATION (0.7) SERIES PREMIERE
        CRIMINAL MINDS (0.5) REPEAT

FOX (0.80 Rating, 2.713 Million Viewers)
        MASTERCHEF (1.0, +0.0)
        THE F WORD WITH GORDON RAMSAY (0.6, +0.0)

NBC (0.67 Rating, 3.595 Million Viewers)
        LITTLE BIG SHOTS: FOREVER YOUNG (1.0, +0.0)
        THE CARMICHAEL SHOW (0.7, +0.0)
        THE CARMICHAEL SHOW (0.5) REPEAT
        THIS IS US (0.4) REPEAT

THE CW (0.20 Rating, 0.680 Million Viewers)
        ARROW (0.2) REPEAT
        THE 15 MOST ICONIC SUMMER BLOCKBUSTERS OF ALL TIME (0.2)


                                      The Preliminary Ratings for Wednesday, July 12 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
8:00 PM
CBS
Big Brother
1.9
6.450

ABC
2017 ESPY Awards
1.4
5.324

NBC
Little Big Shots: Forever Young
1.0
6.078

FOX
MasterChef
1.0
3.504

The CW
Arrow - R
0.2
0.735
9:00 PM
CBS
Salvation
0.7
4.897

NBC
The Carmichael Show
0.7
3.146

FOX
The F World with Gordon Ramsay
0.6
1.922

The CW
15 Most Iconic Summer Blockbusters of All Time
0.2
0.624
9:30 PM
NBC
The Carmichael Show - R
0.5
2.421
10:00 PM
CBS
Criminal Minds - R
0.5
3.418

NBC
This Is Us - R
0.4
1.924

Average Rating: 0.76
Average Viewership: 3.370


NOTE: For the 2016-17 broadcast season, a 1.0 rating in the Adults 18-49 demographic is equal to 1.2832 total million viewers. A18-49 is the rating most commonly reported and helps determine ad rates but is not the sole explanation for whether a show will be renewed or cancelled.