Ratings: Fox Settles for Fourth Place Tie With John Cena’s ‘American Grit’ Finale
With Megyn Kelly shutting down for the summer last week, NBC kicked off this Sunday with a “Dateline” rerun. From there, the network wouldn’t run an original program all evening.
CBS finished first in primetime among adults 18-49, though the network settled for second behind ABC in terms of overall audience members.
Fox settled for fourth with two hours of its “American Grit” season finale.
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CBS was first in ratings with a 0.9 rating/4 share in the advertiser-coveted demographic and second in total viewers with an average of 4.6 million, according to preliminary numbers. At 7 p.m., “60 Minutes” had a 0.7/3 and 6.5 million viewers. “Big Brother” at 8 earned a 1.9/8 and 6.6 million viewers. “Candy Crush” at 9 got a 0.5/2 and 2.2 million viewers. A rerun followed.
ABC was second in ratings with a 0.8/3 and first in viewers with 4.8 million. After a repeat, “Celebrity Family Feud” at 8 posted a 1.0/4 and 5.9 million viewers. At 9, “Steve Harvey’s Funderdome” received a 0.7/3 and 4.3 million viewers. “The $100,000” Pyramid at 10 put up a 0.7/3 and 4.4 million viewers.
NBC was third in ratings with a 0.7/3 and in viewers with 3.1 million, airing all reruns.
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Fox and Telemundo tied for fourth in ratings, both with a 0.3/1. Fox was fourth in total viewers with 968,000, Telemundo was fifth with 907,000.
For Fox, following a repeat, the two-hour season finale of John Cena’s “American Grit” managed a 0.4/2 and 1 million viewers.
Univision was sixth in ratings with a 0.2/1 and in viewers with 775,000.
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