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Baseball All-Star Game Hits Home Run in Weekly Ratings for WNYW

The summer is quiet time for TV viewing habits. But last week’s Baseball All-Star Game had big numbers to finish at number one. The game, on WNYW/Channel 5, had an estimated 900,000 viewers and a 4.6 rating, according to Nielsen.  The pre-game show had a ninth-place finish (473,000/2.4).

ESPN also used the All-Star Break to its advantage. The Home-Run Derby was third (681,000/3.5). The pre-game show also did well in a tie for sixth (509,000/2.6).

NBC also had a good week from America’s Got Talent, landing at number two (694,000/3.6).

CBS’ tried and true 60 Minutes had 567,000 WCBS viewers with a 2.9 rating, good enough for fourth place, while HBO’s True Blood was fifth (526,000/2.7).

More after the jump

  • *Sixth            Big Bang Theory WCBS    (499,000/2.6)
  • Eighth           Real Housewives Bravo      (487,000/2.5)
  • *Ninth           The Bachelorette WABC    (466,000/2.4)
  • *Ninth                  NY Med WABC    (462,000/2.4)

*tied

 

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