Primetime Ratings Wednesday: ‘MasterChef’ Drops But Fox Still Prevails

MasterChef: Legends on Fox
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Fox won the Wednesday ratings derby, with MasterChef leading the way. Fox averaged a 0.5 in viewers 18-49, per the Nielsen overnights, and a 3 share. That barely beat the 0.4/3s that ABC and NBC posted. 

MasterChef lost 17% for a 0.5 and Crime Scene Kitchen got a flat 0.4 on Fox. 

ABC had Press Your Luck up 25% to 0.5 and The $100,000 Pyramid down 20% to 0.4. A Celebrity Dating Game rerun followed. 

NBC had Olympic trials at 0.5 from 8 to 10 p.m. and The Blacklist at 0.3. 

Telemundo and Univision both scored a 0.3/2. Exatlon Estados Unidos, La Suerte De Loli and Cafe Con Aroma De Mujer all got a flat 0.3 on Telemundo. 

On Univision, Disenando Tu Amor fell 25% to 0.3, Si Nos Dejan shot up 33% to 0.4 and La Hija Del Embajador notched a flat 0.2. 

CBS averaged a 0.2/2. Kids Say the Darndest Things slid 25% to 0.3 and two SWAT reruns followed. 

The CW posted a 0.1/1 with repeats. 

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.