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Primetime Ratings: NBC Wins as ‘Carmichael Show’ Grows

NBC was the top ratings earner in Wednesday prime, putting up a 1.2 in viewers 18-49, according to Nielsen’s overnights, and a 5 share. That beat CBS’ 1.0/4. 

America’s Got Talent did a 1.4 on NBC with a “Road to the Finals” recap, while a double run of The Carmichael Show rated a 0.8 and 0.7. Last week’s Carmichael double shot did a 0.7 and 0.6. The show will not be back for season four. 

On CBS, Big Brother rated a 2.0 and Salvation a 0.6, both up a tenth of a point over last week, before a Criminal Minds repeat closed out prime. 

ABC was just behind at 0.9/4. Comedy repeats led into part one of Princess Diana documentary The Story of Diana at 1.0. 

Fox was at 0.7/3. MasterChef scored a 0.9 and The F Word With Gordon Ramsay a 0.5. Both shows were down a tenth of a point from last week. 

Telemundo did a 0.7/3 and Univision a 0.5/2. 

The CW rated a 0.3/1 with repeats. 

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.