NBC Scores Ratings Win as ‘Parenthood’ Opens to Solid Numbers

Sep 15, 2010  •  Post A Comment

The combination of "America’s Got Talent" and the premiere of "Parenthood" resulted in a ratings win for NBC in the Tuesday night Nielsens, according to TVbytheNumbers.com.

At 8 p.m. ABC’s "Wipeout" was tops with a 2.75 average rating for the hour in the 18-49 demographic, while NBC’s "Minute To Win It" had a 1.6 rating and a 2.2 for the top and bottom halves of the hour, respectively. The premiere of "One Tree Hill" on the CW collected a 1.1 average for the hour in the demo.

In the 9 p.m. hour, "America’s Got Talent" logged a 3.5 rating and a 4.1 in the 18-49 demo for the two half-hours, while the second hour of "Wipeout" averaged a 2.6 rating in the demo for the hour. CW’s premiere of "Life Unexpected" only reached a sluggish 0.8 in the 18-49 demo for the hour.

The NBC premiere of "Parenthood" at 10 p.m. netted a 2.9 and a 2.5 for the two half-hours in the 18-49 demo. ABC’s "Final Witness" averaged a 1.4 for the hour in the demo and CBS’s special "Fashion’s Night Out 2010" averaged a 0.6 rating in the 18-49 demo for the hour.


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