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Primetime Ratings: Fox Wins on Repeats-Rich Night

Fox was the top ratings getter in Wednesday prime, posting a 0.9 rating in viewers 18-49, per the Nielsen overnights, and a 4 share. On a night featuring lots of repeats, second was NBC at 0.7/3.

Fox’s MasterChef grew 22% to 1.1, while The F Word with Gordon Ramsay did a flat 0.8.

NBC had the finale of Little Big Shots at a flat 1.1 and then The Carmichael Show up 14% at 0.8. Repeats followed.

ABC and CBS tied at 0.6/3. Both were in repeats throughout prime.

The CW, also in repeats, rated a 0.3/1.

Among Spanish-language networks, Univision did a 0.5/2 and Telemundo a 0.4/2.

Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Playboy and New York magazine.