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PrimetimeRatings: 'Macy's Fireworks Spectacular' Down From 2011

took home the ratings crown on Independence Day with an overall 1.3 rating/5
share in the 18-49 demo, according to Nielsen overnight numbers. The Macy's
4th of July Fireworks Spectacular
was down 19% from last year to a 1.7
rating and drew 7.9 million viewers.

CBS and ABC split
for second with a 0.7/3 each, though CBS had more total viewers. The Boston
Pops Fireworks Spectacular
was down three tenths from last year for CBS,
with a 0.8. For ABC, Final Witness was also down three tenths from last
week's premiere to a 0.7.

Fox (0.6/3) and
the CW (0.2/1) aired all repeats.