Primetime Ratings: Fox Wins With Baseball All-Star Game
Fox won the Tuesday ratings battle, the MLB All-Star Game setting the pace for the network’s 1.7 in viewers 18-49, per the Nielsen overnights, and a 9 share. That beat NBC’s 1.4/7.
The All-Star Game, won 4-3 by the American League, took up all of Fox’s prime.
Last year’s game, also an American League win, got a 2.1.
NBC had America’s Got Talent up 27% from 8 to 10 p.m. for a 1.4, and the premiere of Bring the Funny at 1.2.
Telemundo did a 0.5/2. Betty En NY got a 0.5 and La Reina del Sur a 0.6.
ABC and CBS both rated a 0.4/2. ABC had repeated comedies.
On CBS, the premiere of Love Island got a 0.6 from 8 to 9:30. A Big Bang Theory repeat followed, then Blood & Treasure was down a tenth at 0.3.
Univision did a 0.3/2 and The CW a 0.2/1. A Flash repeat led into The 100 at a level 0.2 on CW.
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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.