DAILY DIGEST – 7.17.18

MLB ALL STAR GAME down year-to-year; AGT easily wins overall in audience for the night; Fox releases first teaser for LAST MAN STANDING

BROADCAST RATINGS:

Network Average:

TUESDAY, 7.17.18 FOX NBC CBS ABC CW
Adults 18-49 rating/share 2.1/9 1.8/8 0.5/2 0.5/2 0.2/1
Total Viewers (millions) 8.34 9.45 4.77 1.95 0.86

 

Broadcast Primetime Live + Same Day – Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Time Show Adults 18-49
rating/share
Viewers
(millions)
8 p.m. America’s Got Talent (NBC) (8-10 p.m.) 2.1/9 11.18
  MLB All-Star Game (FOX) (8-11 p.m.) 2.1/9 8.34
  NCIS (CBS) – R 0.6/3 5.48
  The Middle (ABC) – R 0.6/3 2.75
  The 100 (The CW) 0.2/1 0.86
       
8:30 p.m. The Middle (ABC) – R 0.5/2 2.07
       
9 p.m. Bull (CBS) – R 0.5/2 4.4
  Black-ish (ABC) – R 0.4/2 1.7
  The Outpost (The CW) 0.2/1 0.65
       
9:30 p.m. Black-ish (ABC) – R 0.4/2 1.63
       
10 p.m. World of Dance (NBC) 1.3/6 6
  NCIS: New Orleans (CBS) – R 0.4/2 4.41
  The Last Defense (ABC) 0.4/2 1.62

Ratings Report:

  • Fox scored a rare win over the other broadcast networks for a Tuesday night, thanks to the annual MLB ALL STAR GAME. The game earned a 2.1 throughout the night, down two tenths from last year, and 8.34 million viewers a small dip from 2017 (8.6 million).
  • However, AMERICA’S GOT TALENT trounced the baseball game in viewers (same as last year). The NBC show also grabbed a 2.1 rating among adults 18-49, but with a total audience of 11.18 million (slightly down from last week’s audience size of 11.35 million). WORLD OF DANCE followed up with a 1.3, even with last week and 6 million people watching.
  • Elsewhere on broadcast, the CW put up a point of 0.2s for the night; THE 100 was off a tenth from last week, with THE OUTPOST held steady.
  • On ABC, THE LAST DEFENSE dropped a tenth to 0.4 this week around.

CABLE RATINGS:

Top 25 Original Programs on Cable – July 16, 2018

Show Net Time Total viewers
(000s)
18-49
rating
HOME RUN DERBY L ESPN 8:00 PM 5,567 1.8
WWE ENTERTAINMENT USA 8:00 PM 3,118 1.0
LOVE & HIP HOP ATLANTA VH1 8:00 PM 2,048 1.0
MLB CELEBRITY SOFTBALL ESPN 10:32 PM 2,542 1.0
WWE ENTERTAINMENT USA 9:00 PM 2,859 1.0
WWE ENTERTAINMENT USA 10:00 PM 2,622 0.9
BASKETBALL WIVES VH1 9:01 PM 1,666 0.8
STREET OUTLAWS DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 1,837 0.7
TEEN MOM II MTV 9:00 PM 1,215 0.6
REAL HOUSEWIVES OF OC BRAVO 9:00 PM 1,412 0.5
FLORIBAMA SHORE MTV 10:01 PM 787 0.4
RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 3,538 0.4
HANNITY FOX NEWS 9:00 PM 3,963 0.4
BASEBALL TONIGHT L ESPN 7:00 PM 1,175 0.4
ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 1,711 0.4
AMERICAN CHOPPER DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 1,151 0.4
CUOMO PRIME TIME CNN 9:00 PM 1,848 0.4
CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 1,696 0.4
LOVE IT OR LIST IT HOME 9:00 PM 1,525 0.3
TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS 8:00 PM 3,219 0.3
LAST WORD W/L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 2,984 0.3
ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 1,353 0.3
SPORTSCENTER LATE L ESPN 11:31 PM 775 0.3
HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME 10:30 PM 1,582 0.3
HOUSE HUNTERS HOME 10:00 PM 1,559 0.3

Of Note:

  • ESPN easily topped Monday cable ratings with its broadcast of the HOME RUN DERBY. The annual special event put on by MLB earned a 1.8 in 18-49s, significantly higher than anything else on cable, but noticeably down against itself year-to-year. The 2017 Derby drew a 2.6, eight tenths above the 2018 audience.
  • The top five was rounded out by a slew of shows earning a 1.0 ratings, with WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW peaking at 1.0 throughout its 3-hour broadcast, up two tenths week-to-week. LOVE AND HIP HOP: ATLANTA was down a tenth, while an ESPN special of CELEBRITY SOFTBALL took the number 4 spot.
  • Following its premiere last week, FLORIBAMA SHORE dropped a tenth to 0.4 this week around.

OTHER NEWS:

  • Fox has released its first teaser for LAST MAN STANDING, since it made a deal to bring the defunct sitcom over from ABC. Check it out HERE

 

 

 

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