Thursday Final Ratings: NFL Preseason ESPN Debut Down Slightly from Last Year but Cable Network Still Leads Prime Time Key Demos

What follows are the Live + Same Day rating results for the night’s broadcast network telecasts on Thursday, August 15:

Holey Moley (ABC, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
249 affiliates; 84% coverage
• 2.387 million viewers
• 1.5/3 HH
• 0.5/3 A18-49 (0.5/3 F18-49, 0.4/2 M18-49)
• 0.2/2 A18-34 (0.3/2 F18-34, 0.2/2 M18-34)
• 0.6/3 A25-54 (0.7/3 F25-54, 0.5/3 M25-54)
Family Food Fight (F) (ABC, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
249 affiliates; 84% coverage
• 1.582 million viewers
• 1.1/2 HH
• 0.3/1 A18-49 (0.3/2 F18-49, 0.2/1 M18-49)
• 0.1/1 A18-34 (0.1/1 F18-34, 0.1/1 M18-34)
• 0.4/2 A25-54 (0.5/2 F25-54, 0.3/1 M25-54)
Reef Break (ABC, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
249 affiliates; 83% coverage
• 1.767 million viewers
• 1.2/3 HH
• 0.2/1 A18-49 (0.3/2 F18-49, 0.2/1 M18-49)
• 0.2/1 A18-34 (0.2/1 F18-34, 0.2/1 M18-34)
• 0.4/2 A25-54 (0.5/2 F25-54, 0.3/1 M25-54)
The Big Bang Theory (R) (CBS, 8:00 PM, 31 min.)
252 affiliates; 84% coverage
• 3.749 million viewers
• 2.5/5 HH
• 0.5/3 A18-49 (0.6/3 F18-49, 0.5/3 M18-49)
• 0.2/2 A18-34 (0.3/2 F18-34, 0.2/2 M18-34)
• 0.9/4 A25-54 (1.0/4 F25-54, 0.8/4 M25-54)
Young Sheldon (R) (CBS, 8:31 PM, 29 min.)
252 affiliates; 84% coverage
• 3.603 million viewers
• 2.4/5 HH
• 0.5/3 A18-49 (0.6/3 F18-49, 0.4/2 M18-49)
• 0.2/2 A18-34 (0.2/2 F18-34, 0.2/1 M18-34)
• 0.8/4 A25-54 (0.9/4 F25-54, 0.7/3 M25-54)
Big Brother 21 (CBS, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
258 affiliates; 85% coverage
• 4.178 million viewers
• 2.6/5 HH
• 1.0/5 A18-49 (1.2/6 F18-49, 0.9/5 M18-49)
• 0.6/5 A18-34 (0.7/5 F18-34, 0.6/5 M18-34)
• 1.4/6 A25-54 (1.6/6 F25-54, 1.2/5 M25-54)
Elementary (CBS, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
255 affiliates; 84% coverage
• 2.823 million viewers
• 1.9/4 HH
• 0.4/2 A18-49 (0.4/2 F18-49, 0.3/2 M18-49)
• 0.2/2 A18-34 (0.2/1 F18-34, 0.2/2 M18-34)
• 0.6/3 A25-54 (0.7/3 F25-54, 0.5/3 M25-54)
The Wall (R) (NBC, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
235 affiliates; 82% coverage
• 2.898 million viewers
• 1.9/4 HH
• 0.5/3 A18-49 (0.6/3 F18-49, 0.4/2 M18-49)
• 0.3/3 A18-34 (0.5/3 F18-34, 0.2/2 M18-34)
• 0.6/3 A25-54 (0.7/3 F25-54, 0.5/3 M25-54)
Ellen’s Game of Games (RS) (NBC, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
241 affiliates; 84% coverage
• 2.484 million viewers
• 1.6/3 HH
• 0.5/3 A18-49 (0.6/3 F18-49, 0.4/2 M18-49)
• 0.3/2 A18-34 (0.3/2 F18-34, 0.2/2 M18-34)
• 0.7/3 A25-54 (0.9/3 F25-54, 0.6/3 M25-54)
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (R) (NBC, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
241 affiliates; 84% coverage
• 2.410 million viewers
• 1.6/4 HH
• 0.4/2 A18-49 (0.6/3 F18-49, 0.3/2 M18-49)
• 0.3/2 A18-34 (0.4/3 F18-34, 0.1/1 M18-34)
• 0.6/3 A25-54 (0.7/3 F25-54, 0.5/2 M25-54)
MasterChef (Fox, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
259 affiliates; 85% coverage
• 2.999 million viewers
• 1.9/4 HH
• 0.7/4 A18-49 (0.8/4 F18-49, 0.6/4 M18-49)
• 0.5/4 A18-34 (0.5/4 F18-34, 0.5/4 M18-34)
• 1.0/5 A25-54 (1.2/5 F25-54, 0.9/4 M25-54)
Spin The Wheel (Fox, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
258 affiliates; 85% coverage
• 2.066 million viewers
• 1.3/3 HH
• 0.5/3 A18-49 (0.6/3 F18-49, 0.4/2 M18-49)
• 0.3/2 A18-34 (0.4/3 F18-34, 0.3/2 M18-34)
• 0.7/3 A25-54 (0.8/3 F25-54, 0.6/3 M25-54)
The Outpost (CW, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
251 affiliates; 76% coverage
• 0.599 million viewers
• 0.4/1 HH
• 0.1/1 A18-49 (0.2/1 F18-49, 0.1/1 M18-49)
• 0.1/1 A18-34 (0.1/1 F18-34, 0.1/0 M18-34)
• 0.2/1 A25-54 (0.2/1 F25-54, 0.1/1 M25-54)
Two Sentence Horror Stories (CW, 9:00 PM, 30 min.)
253 affiliates; 80% coverage
• 0.477 million viewers
• 0.3/1 HH
• 0.1/1 A18-49 (0.1/1 F18-49, 0.1/0 M18-49)
• 0.0/0 A18-34 (0.1/0 F18-34, 0.0/0 M18-34)
• 0.1/1 A25-54 (0.2/1 F25-54, 0.1/0 M25-54)
Two Sentence Horror Stories (CW, 9:30 PM, 30 min.)
253 affiliates; 80% coverage
• 0.473 million viewers
• 0.3/1 HH
• 0.1/1 A18-49 (0.2/1 F18-49, 0.1/1 M18-49)
• 0.1/0 A18-34 (0.0/0 F18-34, 0.1/1 M18-34)
• 0.2/1 A25-54 (0.2/1 F25-54, 0.1/1 M25-54)
Amor Eterno (Univision, 7:00 PM, 60 min.)
70% coverage
• 1.229 million viewers
• 0.7/2 HH
• 0.3/2 A18-49
La Reina Soy Yo (Univision, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
70% coverage
• 1.217 million viewers
• 0.7/1 HH
• 0.4/2 A18-49
Juntos, El Corazón Nunca Se Equivoca (Univision, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
70% coverage
• 0.842 million viewers
• 0.5/1 HH
• 0.3/1 A18-49
Sin Miedo A La Verdad (Univision, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
70% coverage
• 0.815 million viewers
• 0.5/1 HH
• 0.3/1 A18-49
Inseparables, Amor al Límite (UniMás, 7:00 PM, 120 min.)
55% coverage
• 0.332 million viewers
• 0.2/0 HH
• 0.1/1 A18-49
Apocalipsis (UniMás, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
55% coverage
• 0.461 million viewers
• 0.3/1 HH
• 0.1/1 A18-49
Noticias Univision Edicion Nocturna (UniMás, 10:00 PM, 30 min.)
55% coverage
• 0.284 million viewers
• 0.2/0 HH
• 0.1/0 A18-49
Apocalipsis (RP) (UniMás, 10:30 PM, 60 min.)
55% coverage
• 0.137 million viewers
• 0.1/0 HH
• 0.1/0 A18-49
Exatlón Estados Unidos Season 3 (Telemundo, 7:00 PM, 120 min.)
54% coverage
• 0.932 million viewers
• 0.6/1 HH
• 0.3/2 A18-49
• 0.2/2 A18-34
El Final del Paraiso (P) (Telemundo, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
54% coverage
• 1.266 million viewers
• 0.7/1 HH
• 0.5/3 A18-49
• 0.4/3 A18-34
Preso No. 1 (Telemundo, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
54% coverage
• 0.955 million viewers
• 0.6/1 HH
• 0.4/2 A18-49
• 0.2/2 A18-34

What follows are the Live + Same Day rating results for the night’s select cable telecasts on Thursday, August 15 (with the night’s cable ranks according to households, total viewers and demo ratings in parentheses):

American Dad (repeat) (ADSM, 8:00 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.517 million viewers (#54)
• 0.32 HH (#55)
• 0.22 A18-49 (#29)
• 0.23 A18-34 (#10)
• 0.19 A25-54 (#55)
American Dad (repeat) (ADSM, 8:30 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.671 million viewers (#45)
• 0.42 HH (#46)
• 0.33 A18-49 (#7)
• 0.35 A18-34 (#7)
• 0.33 A25-54 (#19)
Bob’s Burgers (repeat) (ADSM, 9:00 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.753 million viewers (#38)
• 0.46 HH (#42)
• 0.38 A18-49 (#6)
• 0.36 A18-34 (#6)
• 0.39 A25-54 (#13)
Bob’s Burgers (repeat) (ADSM, 9:30 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.812 million viewers (#34)
• 0.50 HH (#39)
• 0.43 A18-49 (#5)
• 0.40 A18-34 (#5)
• 0.44 A25-54 (#6)
Family Guy (repeat) (ADSM, 10:00 PM, 30 min.)
• 1.003 million viewers (#23)
• 0.63 HH (#26)
• 0.52 A18-49 (#4)
• 0.49 A18-34 (#4)
• 0.53 A25-54 (#4)
Family Guy (repeat) (ADSM, 10:30 PM, 30 min.)
• 1.065 million viewers (#18)
• 0.67 HH (#23)
• 0.55 A18-49 (#2)
• 0.51 A18-34 (#3)
• 0.56 A25-54 (#2)
Million Dollar Listing NY (BRAVO, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 0.873 million viewers (#31)
• 0.60 HH (#30)
• 0.20 A18-49 (#34)
• 0.12 A18-34 (#56)
• 0.31 A25-54 (#24)
The Office (repeat) (CMDY, 8:00 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.369 million viewers (#82)
• 0.22 HH (#82)
• 0.19 A18-49 (#40)
• 0.16 A18-34 (#28)
• 0.20 A25-54 (#51)
The Office (repeat) (CMDY, 8:30 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.409 million viewers (#77)
• 0.24 HH (#77)
• 0.22 A18-49 (#29)
• 0.19 A18-34 (#16)
• 0.23 A25-54 (#45)
The Office (repeat) (CMDY, 9:00 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.402 million viewers (#78)
• 0.23 HH (#80)
• 0.20 A18-49 (#34)
• 0.18 A18-34 (#21)
• 0.22 A25-54 (#46)
The Office (repeat) (CMDY, 9:30 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.430 million viewers (#73)
• 0.24 HH (#77)
• 0.23 A18-49 (#25)
• 0.20 A18-34 (#14)
• 0.24 A25-54 (#40)
The Office (repeat) (CMDY, 10:00 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.461 million viewers (#68)
• 0.25 HH (#74)
• 0.26 A18-49 (#16)
• 0.23 A18-34 (#10)
• 0.28 A25-54 (#31)
The Office (repeat) (CMDY, 10:30 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.452 million viewers (#69)
• 0.26 HH (#71)
• 0.25 A18-49 (#23)
• 0.22 A18-34 (#12)
• 0.27 A25-54 (#33)
Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 0.976 million viewers (#24)
• 0.71 HH (#19)
• 0.11 A18-49 (#87)
• 0.06 A18-34 (#91)
• 0.16 A25-54 (#70)
Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 1.176 million viewers (#17)
• 0.86 HH (#14)
• 0.14 A18-49 (#63)
• 0.08 A18-34 (#82)
• 0.20 A25-54 (#51)
CNN Tonight (CNN, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 0.955 million viewers (#27)
• 0.71 HH (#19)
• 0.11 A18-49 (#87)
• 0.05 A18-34 (#96)
• 0.18 A25-54 (#60)
NFL Pre-Season Football Oakland Raiders at Arizona Cardinals (ESPN, 8:00 PM, 199 min.)
• 2.397 million viewers (#4) (down 6 percent from Jets-Redskins Aug. 16, 2018)
• 1.50 HH (#5)
• 0.81 A18-49 (#1) (down 5 percent)
• 0.62 A18-34 (#1) (up 3 percent)
• 0.93 A25-54 (#1) (down 7 percent)
Chopped (FOOD, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 0.706 million viewers (#41)
• 0.47 HH (#40)
• 0.20 A18-49 (#34)
• 0.16 A18-34 (#28)
• 0.26 A25-54 (#36)
BBQ Brawl: Flay vs. Symon (FOOD, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 0.823 million viewers (#33)
• 0.54 HH (#34)
• 0.18 A18-49 (#44)
• 0.12 A18-34 (#56)
• 0.26 A25-54 (#36)
Beat Bobby Flay (FOOD, 10:00 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.872 million viewers (#32)
• 0.58 HH (#32)
• 0.23 A18-49 (#25)
• 0.18 A18-34 (#21)
• 0.29 A25-54 (#28)
Tucker Carlson Tonight (FOXNC, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 3.473 million viewers (#1)
• 2.22 HH (#2)
• 0.26 A18-49 (#16)
• 0.18 A18-34 (#21)
• 0.44 A25-54 (#6)
Hannity (FOXNC, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 3.471 million viewers (#2)
• 2.27 HH (#1)
• 0.26 A18-49 (#16)
• 0.16 A18-34 (#28)
• 0.45 A25-54 (#5)
The Ingraham Angle (FOXNC, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 2.386 million viewers (#5)
• 1.63 HH (#4)
• 0.20 A18-49 (#34)
• 0.12 A18-34 (#56)
• 0.33 A25-54 (#19)
NASCAR Trucks Racing NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series: UNOH 200 (FS1, 8:27 PM, 129 min.)
• 0.441 million viewers (#71)
• 0.29 HH (#64)
• 0.10 A18-49 (#96)
• 0.06 A18-34 (#91)
• 0.14 A25-54 (#79)
Baskets (FX, 10:00 PM, 31 min.)
• 0.320 million viewers (#86)
• 0.19 HH (#88)
• 0.12 A18-49 (#74)
• 0.06 A18-34 (#91)
• 0.15 A25-54 (#73)
Flip or Flop (HGTV, 9:00 PM, 30 min.)
• 1.693 million viewers (#9)
• 1.15 HH (#8)
• 0.28 A18-49 (#12)
• 0.15 A18-34 (#36)
• 0.41 A25-54 (#11)
House Hunters (HGTV, 10:00 PM, 30 min.)
• 1.412 million viewers (#11)
• 0.98 HH (#11)
• 0.25 A18-49 (#23)
• 0.15 A18-34 (#36)
• 0.35 A25-54 (#17)
House Hunters International (HGTV, 10:30 PM, 30 min.)
• 1.353 million viewers (#14)
• 0.94 HH (#12)
• 0.21 A18-49 (#31)
• 0.13 A18-34 (#49)
• 0.33 A25-54 (#19)
Ax Men (HIST, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 0.953 million viewers (#28)
• 0.59 HH (#31)
• 0.18 A18-49 (#44)
• 0.11 A18-34 (#67)
• 0.26 A25-54 (#36)
Mountain Men (HIST, 9:00 PM, 63 min.)
• 1.837 million viewers (#6)
• 1.10 HH (#9)
• 0.26 A18-49 (#16)
• 0.12 A18-34 (#56)
• 0.42 A25-54 (#10)
Alone (HIST, 10:03 PM, 62 min.)
• 1.358 million viewers (#13)
• 0.81 HH (#15)
• 0.30 A18-49 (#11)
• 0.17 A18-34 (#25)
• 0.44 A25-54 (#6)
The Shadows of Death (ID, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 0.967 million viewers (#25)
• 0.67 HH (#23)
• 0.18 A18-49 (#44)
• 0.10 A18-34 (#73)
• 0.30 A25-54 (#26)
Fear Thy Neighbor (ID, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 1.014 million viewers (#21)
• 0.68 HH (#22)
• 0.20 A18-49 (#34)
• 0.14 A18-34 (#43)
• 0.32 A25-54 (#22)
IFC Movie Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992) (IFC, 9:30 PM, 165 min.)
• 0.298 million viewers (#89)
• 0.19 HH (#88)
• 0.12 A18-49 (#74)
• 0.07 A18-34 (#87)
• 0.12 A25-54 (#89)
Little Women LA (LIF, 9:00 PM, 63 min.)
• 0.654 million viewers (#47)
• 0.47 HH (#40)
• 0.17 A18-49 (#50)
• 0.08 A18-34 (#82)
• 0.22 A25-54 (#46)
Little Women LA (LIF, 10:03 PM, 60 min.)
• 0.717 million viewers (#40)
• 0.52 HH (#36)
• 0.19 A18-49 (#40)
• 0.10 A18-34 (#73)
• 0.24 A25-54 (#40)
All In with Chris Hayes (MSNBC, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 1.457 million viewers (#10)
• 1.10 HH (#9)
• 0.10 A18-49 (#96)
• 0.03 A18-34 (#100)
• 0.17 A25-54 (#65)
Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 2.439 million viewers (#3)
• 1.73 HH (#3)
• 0.19 A18-49 (#40)
• 0.07 A18-34 (#87)
• 0.31 A25-54 (#24)
Last Word with Lawrence Odonnell (MSNBC, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 1.792 million viewers (#8)
• 1.29 HH (#6)
• 0.11 A18-49 (#87)
• 0.06 A18-34 (#91)
• 0.19 A25-54 (#55)
Jersey Shore: Family Vacation Season 2B (MTV, 8:00 PM, 61 min.)
• 1.010 million viewers (#22)
• 0.61 HH (#28)
• 0.53 A18-49 (#3)
• 0.52 A18-34 (#2)
• 0.56 A25-54 (#2)
Ex on the Beach MTV Season 3 (MTV, 9:01 PM, 61 min.)
• 0.534 million viewers (#52)
• 0.35 HH (#52)
• 0.28 A18-49 (#12)
• 0.31 A18-34 (#8)
• 0.26 A25-54 (#36)
NFL Gameday Live (NFLN, 7:00 PM, 240 min.)
• 0.391 million viewers (#81)
• 0.25 HH (#74)
• 0.12 A18-49 (#74)
• 0.07 A18-34 (#87)
• 0.15 A25-54 (#73)
Tooth Fairy (repeat) (NICK, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 0.662 million viewers (#46)
• 0.36 HH (#50)
• 0.16 A18-49 (#53)
• 0.19 A18-34 (#16)
• 0.15 A25-54 (#73)
Tooth Fairy (repeat) (NAN, 9:00 PM, 90 min.)
• 0.570 million viewers (#51)
• 0.36 HH (#50)
• 0.16 A18-49 (#53)
• 0.16 A18-34 (#28)
• 0.17 A25-54 (#65)
Friends (repeat) (NAN, 10:30 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.491 million viewers (#59)
• 0.35 HH (#52)
• 0.18 A18-49 (#44)
• 0.19 A18-34 (#16)
• 0.19 A25-54 (#55)
The Big Bang Theory (repeat) (TBS, 8:00 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.963 million viewers (#26)
• 0.64 HH (#25)
• 0.31 A18-49 (#9)
• 0.21 A18-34 (#13)
• 0.37 A25-54 (#15)
The Big Bang Theory (repeat) (TBS, 8:30 PM, 30 min.)
• 1.063 million viewers (#19)
• 0.71 HH (#19)
• 0.31 A18-49 (#9)
• 0.19 A18-34 (#16)
• 0.40 A25-54 (#12)
Chasing The Cure (TBS, 9:00 PM, 90 min.)
• 0.424 million viewers (#74)
• 0.32 HH (#55)
• 0.11 A18-49 (#87)
• 0.04 A18-34 (#98)
• 0.17 A25-54 (#65)
Dr. Pimple Popper: This is Zit (TLC, 9:00 PM, 62 min.)
• 1.831 million viewers (#7)
• 1.19 HH (#7)
• 0.32 A18-49 (#8)
• 0.20 A18-34 (#14)
• 0.44 A25-54 (#6)
Untold Stories of the E.R. (TLC, 10:02 PM, 60 min.)
• 1.219 million viewers (#16)
• 0.80 HH (#17)
• 0.21 A18-49 (#31)
• 0.13 A18-34 (#49)
• 0.30 A25-54 (#26)
Impractical Jokers (TRU, 10:00 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.465 million viewers (#64)
• 0.29 HH (#64)
• 0.26 A18-49 (#16)
• 0.24 A18-34 (#9)
• 0.27 A25-54 (#33)
Impractical Jokers: After Party (TRU, 10:30 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.333 million viewers (#85)
• 0.21 HH (#85)
• 0.18 A18-49 (#44)
• 0.15 A18-34 (#36)
• 0.20 A25-54 (#51)
Queen of the South (USA, 10:00 PM, 61 min.)
• 0.886 million viewers (#29)
• 0.63 HH (#26)
• 0.26 A18-49 (#16)
• 0.15 A18-34 (#36)
• 0.32 A25-54 (#22)
Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta (WETV, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 0.592 million viewers (#49)
• 0.41 HH (#47)
• 0.23 A18-49 (#25)
• 0.14 A18-34 (#43)
• 0.29 A25-54 (#28)
Beyond The Pole (WETV, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 0.399 million viewers (#80)
• 0.27 HH (#69)
• 0.14 A18-49 (#63)
• 0.09 A18-34 (#78)
• 0.19 A25-54 (#55)

Source: Live+Same Day data, Nielsen Media Research
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