ABC, Fox and NBC had the top scores in Wednesday ratings. President Biden took up much of prime as he addressed Congress. ABC and Fox both scored a 0.5 in viewers 18-49, per the Nielsen overnights, with a 4 share. NBC also had a 0.5, and a 3 share.
The networks went with Biden coverage at 9 p.m. ET.
ABC had The Goldbergs down 17% to 0.5 and Home Economics at a flat 0.4. The President Biden address got a 0.6 in the first hour and 0.5 in the second.
Fox had The Masked Singer at 0.8, down from last week’s 1.1 and 1.2 double run, and the presidential address scored a 0.4.
NBC had a Chicago Med rerun, then a 0.5 and 0.4 upon switching to Biden.
CBS scored a 0.4/3. The Price is Right At Night earned a flat 0.5 and Biden got a 0.4 and 0.3.
Telemundo and Univision both posted a 0.3/2. On Telemundo, Exatlon Estados Unidos, special Mensaje A La Nacion and Buscando A Frida all got a 0.3, Exatlon and Buscando staying level.
On Telemundo, Disenando Tu Amor got a flat 0.4 and Biden coverage a 0.3.
The CW did a 0.1/1. Kung Fu scored a 0.2 and Nancy Drew a 0.1, the pair flat.
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.
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