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Primetime Ratings: ‘Marlon’ Helps NBC to Win

NBC took the top ratings prize Wednesday, posting a 1.2 in viewers 18-49, per the Nielsen overnights, and a 5 share. That topped Fox’s 1.0/4.

America’s Got Talent did a 2.0 on NBC, down a tenth of a point from last week’s results show. Comedy Marlon did a 1.2, while a second episode scored a 1.0. Marlon premiered at 1.3 a week ago, with a 1.0 in the second half of the double run. A repeat of Law & Order: SVU closed out prime for NBC.

Fox had two episodes of MasterChef at 1.0 and 1.1. Last week's did a 1.0.

CBS was at 0.9/4. Big Brother did a 1.7, down 11%, and Salvation grew 25% to 0.5. A Criminal Minds repeat took CBS to the end of prime.

Telemundo did a 0.7/3.

ABC rated a 0.6/2 with repeated comedies.

Univision was at 0.5/2.

The CW did a 0.3/1 with repeats of Arrow and Supernatural.   

Michael Malone
Michael Malone

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.