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Nielsen TV Ratings – Week of August 6

August 16, 2012 by Marc Berman in TV Ratings with 0 Comments

Prime Broadcast Network TV – United States Week of August 06, 2012

Rank Program Network Rating Viewers (000)
1 SUM OLYM TUE PRIME 2(S) NBC 17.6 30,146
2 SUM OLYM CLOSE CEREM(S) NBC 17.0 31,011
3 SUM OLYM WED PRIME 2(S) NBC 16.8 29,093
4 SUM OLYM MON PRIME 2(S) NBC 15.8 26,572
5 SUM OLYM THU PRIME 2(S) NBC 13.6 22,857
6 SUM OLYM FRI PRIME 2(S) NBC 13.2 22,494
7 SUM OLYM SAT PRIME 3(S) NBC 12.6 21,792
8 LONDON GOLD(S) NBC 12.4 21,161
9 NCIS CBS 4.6 6,843
10 60 MINUTES CBS 4.1 6,293

Source: Nielsen. Primetime Broadcast Programs. Viewing estimates on this page include Live viewing and DVR playback on the Same Day, defined as 3am-3am. Ratings are the percentage of TV homes in the U.S. tuned into television.

Cable Network TV – United States Week of Aug 06, 2012

Rank Program Network Rating Viewers (000)
1 CLOSER, THE (720 ARMED RESPONSE) TNT 3.9 6,002
2 WWE ENTERTAINMENT (WWE RAW) USA 2.8 4,648
3 NASCAR SPRINT CUP L (WATKINS GLEN, NY) ESPN 2.8 4,473
4 PERCEPTION (107 MESSENGER) TNT 2.8 4,097
5 WWE ENTERTAINMENT (WWE RAW) USA 2.8 4,446
6 DALLAS TNT 2.7 4,287
7 LONGMIRE AEN 2.6 4,336
8 BURN NOTICE USA 2.6 4,036
9 TRUE BLOOD (58:GONE, GONE, GONE) HBOM 2.5 4,491
10 WWE ENTERTAINMENT (WWE RAW) USA 2.4 4,007

Source: Nielsen. Total Day Cable Programs. Viewing estimates on this page include Live viewing and DVR playback on the Same Day, defined as 3am-3am. Ratings are the percentage of TV homes in the U.S. tuned into television.

Syndication Network TV – United States Week of July 30, 2012

Rank Program Orig. Rating Viewers (000)
1 BIG BANG-SYN (AT) WB 5.9 9,119
2 JUDGE JUDY (AT) CTD 5.7 7,825
3 WHEEL OF FORTUNE CTD 5.4 8,507
4 TWO-HALF MEN-SYN (AT) WB 4.7 7,080
5 JEOPARDY CTD 4.5 6,942
6 BIG BANG WKND B (AT) WB 4.3 6,679
7 FAMILY GUY-MF-SYN (AT) 2/T 3.8 5,747
8 BIG BANG WKND A (AT) WB 3.7 5,699
9 FAMILY GUY-WK-SYN (AT) 2/T 3.6 5,209
10 ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT(AT) CTD 3.1 4,433

Source: Nielsen. Viewing estimates on this page include Live viewing and DVR playback on the Same Day, defined as 3am-3am. Ratings are the percentage of TV homes in the U.S. tuned into television. Please note: Syndication data requires an additional week of processing.

Prime Broadcast Programs Among African-Americans – United States Week of Aug 06, 2012

Rank Program Network Rating Viewers (000)
1 SUM OLYM TUE PRIME 2 NBC 15.8 3,199
2 SUM OLYM WED PRIME 2 NBC 14.1 2,862
3 SUM OLYM MON PRIME 2 NBC 13.3 2,535
4 SUM OLYM FRI PRIME 2 NBC 12.4 2,560
5 SUM OLYM THU PRIME 2 NBC 12.0 2,354
6 SUM OLYM SAT PRIME 3 NBC 11.5 2,318
7 SUM OLYM CLOSE CEREM NBC 10.6 2,070
8 LONDON GOLD NBC 9.1 1,751
9 FAMILY GUY FOX 3.7 815
10 PERSON OF INTEREST – TUE CBS 3.7 666

Source: Nielsen. Primetime Broadcast Programs. Viewing estimates on this page include Live viewing and DVR playback on the Same Day, defined as 3am-3am. Ratings are the percentage of TV homes in the U.S. tuned into television.

Prime Broadcast Programs Among Hispanics – United States Week of Aug 06, 2012

Rank Program Network Rating Viewers (000)
1 QUE NO PODIA AMAR FRI-08/10/2012 UNI 22.1 5,711
2 QUE NO PODIA AMAR THU-08/09/2012 UNI 21.3 5,361
3 QUE NO PODIA AMAR WED-08/08/2012 UNI 20.6 4,881
4 QUE NO PODIA AMAR MON-08/06/2012 UNI 20.5 5,055
4 QUE NO PODIA AMAR TUE-08/07/2012 UNI 20.5 4,969
5 ABISMO DE PASION MON-08/06/2012 UNI 18.2 4,339
6 ABISMO DE PASION THU-08/09/2012 UNI 17.4 4,149
7 ABISMO DE PASION TUE-08/07/2012 UNI 16.6 3,932
8 ABISMO DE PASION WED-08/08/2012 UNI 16.1 3,775
9 POR ELLA SOY EVA FRI-08/10/2012 UNI 14.3 3,686
10 POR ELLA SOY EVA THU-08/09/2012 UNI 14.0 3,400

Source: Nielsen. Primetime Broadcast Programs. Viewing estimates on this page include Live viewing and DVR playback on the Same Day, defined as 3am-3am. Ratings are the percentage of Hispanic TV homes in the U.S. tuned into television.

Written by Marc Berman

Marc Berman is the Editor in Chief for TV Media Insights, the online destination for television and media. Berman has appeared on camera for Extra, Entertainment Tonight, Access Hollywood, The CBS Evening News, CNN, and more; and his 2014 desk calendar, “Today in TV History,” will be available next fall.

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