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[07/24/20 - 08:11 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, CBS Top Charts with Repeats
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

Primetime Preliminary Fast National Nielsen Data
(includes all DVR playback through 3:00 am)

Here are the highlights of the 16 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (7/23/20):

CBS (3.095 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T1) was the top draw on Thursday with its repeat lineup of "Young Sheldon" (4.042 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T1), "The Unicorn" (2.987 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T3), "Mom" (3.091 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T3), another "Mom" (3.125 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T3) and "NCIS: Los Angeles" (2.662 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T9).

ABC (2.288 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T1) shared the demo honors with its own second run mix of "Holey Moley" (2.586 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T1), "Don't" (1.948 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T3) and "To Tell the Truth" (2.330 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T3).

Next up was NBC (2.085 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T3) with a repeat "Ellen's Game of Games" (2.716 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T3), the series finale of "Blindspot" (1.695 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T9) and a repeat "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (1.843 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.2, #13).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.354 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T3) offered up the season finale of "Celebrity Watch Party" (1.444 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T9) and a repeat "Beat Shazam" (1.263 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T9).

And finally, week two of "Killer Camp" (0.430 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T14) alongside repeats of "Masters of Illusion" (0.366 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T14) and another "Masters of Illusion" (0.358 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T14) on The CW (0.396 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.1, #5) rounded out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Blindspot (vs. 7/9/20)
0.00% - Celebrity Watch Party
0.00% - Killer Camp

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
-40.00% - Blindspot (vs. Hollywood Game Night)
-50.00% - Killer Camp (vs. iZombie)
-57.14% - Celebrity Watch Party (vs. MasterChef)


Here are the highlights of the 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (7/25/19):

CBS (2.938 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T1) was the most-watched network on a competitive Thursday with its trio of "Love Island" (2.300 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T4), "Big Brother 21" (3.861 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #1) and "Elementary" (2.654 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T8).

FOX (2.822 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T1) then shared in the adults 18-49 honors with fresh installments from "MasterChef" (3.152 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #2) and "Spin the Wheel" (2.492 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T4).

Next up was ABC (2.362 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #4) and its lineup of "Holey Moley" (3.323 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.6, #3), "Family Food Fight" (1.855 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T8) and "Reef Break" (1.907 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.3, #11).

Meanwhile, NBC (2.636 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #3) offered up a repeat "The Wall" (3.141 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T4), a new "Hollywood Game Night" (2.353 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T4) and a repeat "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (2.412 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T8).

And finally, the penultimate "iZombie" (0.632 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #12) and a new "The Outpost" (0.534 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.1, #13) rounded out the evening on The CW (0.583 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.1, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - Family Food Fight
0.00% - Big Brother 21
0.00% - MasterChef
0.00% - Holey Moley
0.00% - Spin the Wheel
0.00% - Hollywood Game Night
0.00% - Love Island
0.00% - Reef Break
0.00% - iZombie
0.00% - The Outpost
-20.00% - Elementary

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+20.00% - Holey Moley (vs. The Gong Show)
+11.11% - Hollywood Game Night (vs. Trial & Error)
-12.50% - MasterChef (vs. The Four: Battle for Stardom)
-20.00% - Elementary (vs. SWAT (Repeat))
-25.00% - Reef Break (vs. Take Two)
-33.33% - Family Food Fight (vs. Match Game)
-33.33% - iZombie (vs. Burden of Truth (Repeat))
-33.33% - Big Brother 21
-41.18% - Love Island (vs. The Big Bang Theory/Young Sheldon (Repeats))
-50.00% - Spin the Wheel (vs. The Four: Battle for Stardom)
-50.00% - The Outpost (vs. Black Lightning (Repeat))

In late-night metered market ratings (via NBC's press release):

TBA

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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