×
You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

TV Ratings: ‘American Ninja Warrior’ Reruns Tie ‘MasterChef’ to Win Wednesday

Even in repeats, NBC’s “American Ninja Warrior” stayed dominant on Wednesday night, tying with a new episode of Fox’s “MasterChef” at 8 p.m. — both earned a 1.2 rating in adults 18-49 and 4.2 million viewers — and outpacing the rival network’s “Wayward Pines” at 9 p.m. (0.7 in the demo, 2.5 million viewers).

NBC won the night in the adults 18-49 demographic and in total viewers with a 1.1 score and 4.3 million watchers, edging ahead of Fox’s 1.0 demo score and 3.4 million viewers. ABC notched a 0.9 and 3.4 million viewers overall, with CBS coming fourth in the demo with a 0.7 (but squeezing ahead of Fox and ABC in total viewers, drawing 4.2 million). The CW kept the lights on with a 0.2 demo score and around a million viewers for the night.

With ABC, CBS and The CW in repeats, “MasterChef,” “Pines” and “The Night Shift” were the night’s lone originals. “The Night Shift” improved a tenth over last week’s demo score, nabbing a 1.0 rating and 4.5 million viewers.

More TV

  • John Malone

    John Malone Boosts Stake in Discovery With $75 Million Stock Purchase

    John Malone has upped his stake in Discovery Inc. by purchasing $75 million worth of stock on the open market. Malone picked up just under 2.7 million shares in Discovery at $28.03 on Nov. 14, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing. Malone was already the company’s single-largest individual shareholder who holds super-voting shares [...]

  • Nick Cannon

    Nick Cannon Daytime Talk Show Sets Fox Stations as Launch Group

    Nick Cannon has cleared the runway for the launch of a daytime talk show next year now that the show from Lionsgate’s Debmar-Mercury has been picked up in crucial major markets by Fox Television Stations. The clearance pact gives “Nick Cannon” guaranteed double runs on Fox-owned outlets in 17 major markets, including nine of the [...]

  • Vanessa Bayer SNL

    Vanessa Bayer Sets Comedy Pilot at Showtime, Michael Showalter to Direct

    Vanessa Bayer has some news which is kind of a big deal. Showtime has ordered a half-hour comedy pilot from the “Saturday Night Live” alum, who will star and executive produce. The project in question is called “Big Deal,” and is described as a grounded comedy in which Bayer plays a character, inspired by her [...]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content