TV Ratings: CBS wins viewers, three-way split in 18-49 demo

sytycd-june-22.jpgFast National ratings for Thursday, July 22, 2010.

CBS scored the highest number of viewers overall, but there was a three-way split for first in the 18-49 demographic, thanks to new episodes of "Wipeout," "Big Brother 12" and "So You Think You Can Dance." 

CBS averaged 6.9 million viewers and a 4.5 rating/8 share in households. ABC came next with 6.3 million and 3.9/7. FOX was third with 4.9 million, 3.2/6, NBC was fourth with 3.4 million, 2.3/4 and the CW was last with 1.4 million, 0.9/2.

In the 18-49 demo, ABC, CBS and FOX tied with a 1.7 rating. NBC and the CW lagged behind with a 1.1 and a 0.6, respectively.

Thursday hour by hour:

8 p.m.

ABC: "Wipeout" (7.9 million viewers, 4.5/9 households)
CBS: "Big Brother 12" (6.7 million, 4.1/8)
FOX: "Glee" rerun (3.9 million, 2.7/5)
NBC: "Community" rerun (3.0 million, 2.1/4), "30 Rock" rerun (2.9 million, 2.0/4)
The CW: "The Vampire Diaries" rerun (1.5 million, 1.0/2)

18-49 leader:
"Wipeout" (2.6)

9 p.m.


CBS: "CSI" rerun (6.57 million, 4.4/8)
ABC: "Rookie Blue" (6.54 million, 4.1/8)
FOX: "So You Think You Can Dance" (5.8 million, 3.7/6)
NBC: "The Office" rerun (3.5 million, 2.3/4), "Parks and Recreation" rerun (2.7 million, 1.8/3)
The CW: "Moonlight" rerun (1.2 million, 0.9/2)

18-49 leader: "So You Think You Can Dance" (2.0)

10 p.m.

CBS: "The Mentalist" rerun (7.3 million, 4.9/9)
ABC: "Boston Med" (4.6 million, 3.2/6)
NBC: "Law & Order: SVU" rerun (4.1 million, 2.8/5)

18-49 leader: "The Mentalist" (1.5)

Ratings information includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are preliminary and subject to change, especially in the case of live telecasts. Source: The Nielsen Company.


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