Primetime Ratings Thursday: Big Tie For Top Spot

Holey Moley on ABC
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It was a four-way tie for the title in Thursday prime, with ABC, Fox, NBC and Univision all putting up a 0.4 in viewers 18-49, per the Nielsen overnights, and a 3 share. Just behind was CBS at 0.3/3. 

ABC had the two-hour season premiere of mini-golf show Holey Moley at 0.5, down from last season’s 0.8 opener. The season starter for The Hustler got a 0.3. 

NBC had two hours of U.S. Open golf at 0.3 and Olympic trials at 0.4. 

Fox had Beat Shazam down 20% to 0.4 and a Lego Masters rerun. 

On Univision it was Disenando Tu Amor at 0.4 and Si Nos Dejan at 0.4. La Hija Del Embajador got a 0.3. All three were flat. 

CBS had United States of Al between comedy reruns at a flat 0.4 and Clarice up 50% to 0.3. 

Telemundo scored a 0.2/2. Exatlon Estados Unidos did a 0.2 and La Suerte De Loli a 0.3, both level with last week. Cafe Con Aroma De Mujer was off 33% for a 0.2. 

The CW posted a 0.1/1, as Walker and Legacies both scored a 0.1. Walker lost a tenth and Legacies stayed level. 

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.