Pre-Season Football boosts ‘Big Brother,’ ‘Rookie Blue’

By on Aug, 8 2014 with Comments 0

CBS was pre-empted/delayed Thursday in approximately 22% of the country, including New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Boston due to NFL pre-season football. NBC and ABC programming was interrupted from approximately 9:30 to 9:40 p.m. ET by  a Presidential statement on Iraq. CBS was number one among adults 18-49 and with total viewers.

Thursday Overnight Nielsen ratings
Ratings/Share
CBS
UNIVISION
NBC
ABC
FOX
CW
Adults 18-49
2.0/7
1.4/5
1.0/3
0.9/3
0.9/3 0.3/1
Adults 18-34
1.4/6
1.2/5
0.7/3
0.5/2
0.5/2 0.2/1
Total Viewers (millions)
7.142
3.429
3.797
4.391
2.912 0.704

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