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Ratings: Reef Break Steady in Demo, Up in Audience With Friday Finale

ABC’s Reef Break wrapped its freshman run on Friday night — pushed back a day by the Democratic Debate — with 2.1 million total viewers and a 0.3 demo rating, up in audience versus its penultimate episode while steady in the demo.

Reef Break Season 1 averaged fewer than 2 million weekly total viewers along with a 0.31 demo rating, ranking last on both counts among ABC’s summertime fare. It has not fared as well as either of ABC’s one-and-done scripted offerings from last summer, Take Two (which averaged 2.7 mil/0.42) or The Last Defense (2.1 mil/0.43).

More from TVLinePoppy Montgomery Answers Our Reef Break Burning Questions!
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TV Ratings: 'Press Your Luck' Gives ABC an Upgrade

ABC debuted game show Press Your Luck on Tuesday night and got a definite upgrade in the ratings over previous summer fare in its time period.

The Elizabeth Banks-hosted revival of the 1980s show drew a 0.8 rating among adults 18-49 and 3.2 million viewers, well ahead of the premiere of docuseries The Last Defense (0.5, 2.7 million) in the 10 p.m. Tuesday slot last year. Press Your Luck and a Tuesday airing of The Bachelorette (1.3 in 18-49, 4.71 million viewers) — which was bumped from its usual Monday spot by the NBA Finals ...
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‘Reverie’ Canceled by NBC After One Season

  • The Wrap
‘Reverie’ Canceled by NBC After One Season
Reverie” has been canceled by NBC after one season, an individual with knowledge of the decision told TheWrap on Tuesday.

The sci-fi drama’s first — and now only — installment premiered in May and wrapped in August after a 10-episode run. “Reverie” averaged a 0.6 rating in the advertiser-coveted adults 18-49 demographic, making it one of the lowest-rated shows of Summer 2018, tying with “Trial & Error,” “The Last Defense,” “Take Two” and “What Would You Do?” for seventh place on that list.

From Mickey Fisher, the creator of “Extant,” the thriller followed Mara Kint (Sarah Shahi), a former hostage negotiator and expert on human behavior who became a college professor after facing an unimaginable personal tragedy. But when she’s brought in to save ordinary people who have lost themselves in a highly advanced virtual-reality program in which you can literally live your dreams, she finds that in saving others, she may
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ABC 2017-18 Season Ratings (updated 9/24/18)

ABC launched eight new scripted series during the regular portion of the 2016-17 season. They cancelled five of them and renewed three. How will the alphabet network TV shows perform during the 2017-18 season? Stay tuned!

ABC shows (so far): $100,000 Pyramid, 20/20, 20/20: In an Instant, Alex Inc., America's Funniest Home Videos, American Housewife, American Idol, The Bachelor, Bachelor in Paradise, The Bachelor Winter Games, The Bachelorette, Black-ish, Castaways, Celebrity Family Feud, Child Support, The Crossing, Dancing with the Stars, Deception, Designated Survivor, For the People, Fresh Off the Boat, The Goldbergs, The Gong Show, The Good Doctor, The Great American Baking Show, The Great Christmas Light Fight, Grey's Anatomy, How to Get Away with Murder, Kevin (Probably) Saves the World, The Last Defense, Marvel's Agents of Shield, Marvel's Inhumans, Match Game, The Mayor, The Middle, Modern Family, Once Upon a Time, The Proposal, Quantico, Roseanne, Scandal, Shark
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10 New Summer 2018 TV Shows Ranked by Premiere Viewers (Photos)

  • The Wrap
Summer may not exactly be the Mecca of TV seasons, but people need to beat the heat somehow. Sometimes, that involves vegging out on the couch in front of the air-conditioner — might as well flip on the boob tube.

We know that NBC’s “America’s Got Talent” and CBS’ “Big Brother” are staples of July and August, but what new potential hits were introduced in Summer 2018?

NBC’s “Making It” had the best debut among new series in June, July and August; CBS’ “Tko: Total Knock Out,” hosted by Kevin Hart, was No. 2.

The full list is below.

Also Read: 15 'Breaking Bad' Characters We've Already Spotted in 'Better Call Saul' (Photos)

For the purposes of this comparison, we omitted Fox’s “One Strange Rock” because it previously aired on Nat Geo Channel. We also didn’t count Fox’s “Phenoms,” which was a series of
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The Proposal: Season One Ratings

As some of its scripted programming has floundered, in the last couple of years, ABC has been beefing up its non-scripted slate. In addition to the new docu-series The Last Defense, the network has also introduced The Proposal TV show, from The Bachelor creator Mike Fleiss. Without "bachelor" in the title, will the first season fare as well in the Neilsen ratings race, as other Fleiss shows? Will The Proposal be cancelled or renewed for season two? Stay tuned.

An ABC dating reality TV series, The Proposal is hosted by Jesse Palmer, with Ellen K announcing. In each episode, matchmakers select contestants, who then progress through "pageant-style" elimination rounds. When only two remain, the mystery suitor is revealed, in order to make a romantic proposal.

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‘America’s Got Talent’ Dips To Season Low; ‘Bachelor In Paradise’ Returns Down

  • Deadline
‘America’s Got Talent’ Dips To Season Low; ‘Bachelor In Paradise’ Returns Down
Summer may be in its final stretch but on the Big 4 and the CW last night things were rockin’ with debuts, a finale, a lot of competition series and another win for America’s Got Talent (1.9/9)

However, with The Wall host and guest judge Chris Hardwick making his on-air return since being investigated for sexual assault allegations in mid June, the summer powerhouse did take a bit of a hit on Tuesday. Down 10% among adults 18-49 from its July 31 show, last night’s Agt was a season low for the show.

Still, with Agt the highest rated show of Tuesday and Week 2 of the Amy Poelher and Nick Offerman fronted Making It (1.0/5) down a tenth from its premiere, NBC topped the night. The Comcast-owned net, which is having its TCA presentation today, snared a 1.6/7 rating and 8.72 million viewers – that’s down tenth from July 31 in the demo but up a touch in total audience.
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2017-18 TV Show Season Ratings (week 45)

Which TV shows are doing the best? The worst? Cancelled or renewed? Wondering how your favorite series are doing in the ratings? Here are the season average ratings of the 2017-18 network TV shows -- through the end of week 45.

ABC shows (so far): 20/20, The $100,000 Pyramid, Alex Inc., America's Funniest Home Videos, American Housewife, American Idol, The Bachelor, The Bachelor Winter Games, The Bachelorette, Black-ish, Celebrity Family Feud, Child Support, The Crossing, Dancing with the Stars, Deception, Designated Survivor, For the People, Fresh Off the Boat, The Gifted, The Goldbergs, The Good Doctor, The Gong Show, The Great American Baking Show, The Great Christmas Light Fight, Grey's Anatomy, How to Get Away with Murder, Kevin (Probably) Saves the World, The Last Defense, Marvel's Agents of Shield, Marvel's Inhumans, Match Game, The Middle, Modern Family, Once Upon a Time, The Proposal, Quantico,
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Ratings: ‘Trial & Error’ Dips From Last Week’s Already Soft Premiere

NBC slipped from last Thursday’s third-place ratings tie to a fourth-place one last night, as comedy “Trial & Error” dipped from its already soft Season 2 premiere.

CBS and Fox ended up in a first place tie among adults 18-49, with the “Big Brother” home besting everyone among primetime total viewers.

Once-again, “Big Brother” was the highest-rated show of the night, with Fox’s “The Four” settling for runner-up.

Also Read: Ratings: J Lo's 'World of Dance' Moves to Wednesday, Is No Match for 'Big Brother'

CBS and Fox tied for first in ratings, both with a 0.9 rating/5 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic. CBS was first in total viewers with 4.7 million, Fox was second with 3.1 million.

For CBS, in-between reruns, “Big Brother” at 9 p.m. posted a 1.5/7 and 5.4 million viewers.

“The Four” was the only show on Fox’s schedule, averaging the above-mentioned Nielsen numbers from 8-
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‘Last Defense’ Subject Julius Jones Could Get New Hearing Following ABC Documentary

  • The Wrap
ABC’s “The Last Defense” is living up to its name for subject Julius Jones.

Thanks to some new evidence of racial bias uncovered by the ABC documentary, death row-inmate Jones could get a new hearing from the Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals (Occa), which has now withdrawn a June order denying a defense attorney’s requests to look at evidence of racial bias by a jury, per The City Sentinel. The judges also concluded they could not ignore court mismanagement of exhibits earlier this year.

The Last Defense” found that one of the jurors who convicted Jones, who is black, in the 1999 murder of Paul Howell used the N-word during deliberations about the then-defendant.

Also Read: Ratings: ABC's 'The Last Defense' Season Finale Settles for Indefensible Nielsen Numbers

.@thecitysentinel reports that the #Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals has withdrawn its order refusing to review evidence of racial
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Julius Jones To Get New Hearing After ABC And JuVee Prods.’ ‘The Last Defense’ Shines Light On Racism In Death Row Case

Julius Jones was a 19 year-old star athlete who ran around with the wrong crowd and then was fingered for murdering an upper class white man Paul Howell in a carjacking gone wrong, but ABC’s new docu-series The Last Defense has over the past three weeks been re-examining the case, tearing holes in the prosecution’s case with one valid question after another including how racism played out in the case. Now, the Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals is going to take another look at the case, and Jones’ lawyer is crediting The Last Defense for bringing national attention to racism in the criminal justice system.

The show, which aired at 10 Pm on ABC was a seven-part series in its first season that ended Tuesday night. On Wednesday, it was reported on ABC’s Oklahoma affiliate Koco that the Appeals Court decided to take a look at racism as it relates to the Jones’ case.
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Ratings: J Lo’s ‘World of Dance’ Moves to Wednesday, Is No Match for ‘Big Brother’

NBC finished first in primetime’s total viewers Wednesday with the new night and time for J. Lo’s “World of Dance” — but the network ended up in third among adults 18-49.

CBS and Fox edged NBC by one-tenth of a Nielsen in the advertiser-coveted demographic. For Fox, well, it was another night to be thankful it doesn’t program 10 p.m. nationally like CBS, NBC and ABC do.

Big Brother” beat “World of Dance” straight-up in their only head-to-head hour at 8, though Jennifer Lopez’s dance competition topped the charts at 9.

Also Read: Ratings: ABC's 'The Last Defense' Season Finale Settles for Indefensible Nielsen Numbers

CBS and Fox tied for first in ratings with a 0.9 rating. Fox had a 5 share, CBS got a 4. CBS was second in total viewers with 3.7 million, Fox was third with 3.4 million.

For CBS, “Big Brother” at 8 landed a 1.5/8 and 5.6 million viewers. At
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‘America’s Got Talent’ & ‘World Of Dance’ Score Sleepy Tuesday Ratings Wins

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‘America’s Got Talent’ & ‘World Of Dance’ Score Sleepy Tuesday Ratings Wins
NBC’s summer duo America’s Got Talent and World of Dance topped the card as the top two shows of Tuesday’s primetime, guiding the network to an easy victory in both the demo and total viewers.

Both shows were down a tenth from last week’s episodes, and were the only ones that topped a 1.0 rating on a slow night on broadcast TV.

Fox went back to originals after last week’s Mlb All-Star Game, with Beat Shazam at 8 Pm and Love Connection at 9 steady with two weeks ago. The network was originally to air a Beat Shazam episode featuring Demi Lovato last night, but swapped it out yesterday after the pop star was rushed to the hospital reportedly because of a drug overdose.

CBS aired all repeats last night. ABC’s only original was 10 Pm’s crime docuseries
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TV Ratings: ‘America’s Got Talent’ Cruises to Easy Tuesday Win

  • Variety
TV Ratings: ‘America’s Got Talent’ Cruises to Easy Tuesday Win
“America’s Got Talent” easily walked away with a win in the Tuesday overnight ratings this week.

“Agt” drew a 2.0 rating in adults 18-49 and 11.5 million viewers, mostly even with its performance last week. After that, “World of Dance” was also steady with a 1.2 and 5.8 million viewers.

ABC aired repeats until the finale of “The Last Defense”, which was even.

On Fox, “Beat Shazam” and “Love Connection” were even in the demo, though the latter show ticked up in viewers.

The 100” ticked up in the demo on The CW, while “The Outpost” ticked down.

CBS aired only repeats.
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Ratings: ABC’s ‘The Last Defense’ Season Finale Settles for Indefensible Nielsen Numbers

Tuesday marked another primetime victory for NBC, as summer’s top program “America’s Got Talent” kept doing its domination thing. It was not as hot an evening for ABC, which saw its “Last Defense” season finale settle for just 1.6 million viewers.

Fox and Telemundo ended up tied for (a very distant) second place last night, when CBS and ABC knotted up in fourth place behind them.

NBC was first in ratings with a 1.7 rating/8 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and in total viewers with an average of 9.6 million, according to preliminary numbers. A two-hour “Agt” starting at 8 p.m. posted a 2.0/9 and 11.5 million viewers. At 10, “World of Dance” received a 1.2/6 and 5.8 million viewers.

Also Read: TCA 2018: What a 'Broader' HBO May Look Like and 12 More Burning Questions for Summer Press Tour

Fox and Telemundo tied for second in ratings, both with a 0.6/3. Fox was third in total viewers with 2.1 million,
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2017-18 TV Show Season Ratings (week 44)

Which TV shows are doing the best? The worst? Cancelled or renewed? Wondering how your favorite series are doing in the ratings? Here are the season average ratings of the 2017-18 network TV shows -- through the end of week 44.

ABC shows (so far): 20/20, The $100,000 Pyramid, Alex Inc., America's Funniest Home Videos, American Housewife, American Idol, The Bachelor, The Bachelor Winter Games, The Bachelorette, Black-ish, Celebrity Family Feud, Child Support, The Crossing, Dancing with the Stars, Deception, Designated Survivor, For the People, Fresh Off the Boat, The Gifted, The Goldbergs, The Good Doctor, The Gong Show, The Great American Baking Show, The Great Christmas Light Fight, Grey's Anatomy, How to Get Away with Murder, Kevin (Probably) Saves the World, The Last Defense, Marvel's Agents of Shield, Marvel's Inhumans, Match Game, The Middle, Modern Family, Once Upon a Time, The Proposal, Quantico,
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Ratings: Fox’s Mlb All-Star Game Audience Whiffs Against ‘Agt’

With the 2018 Major League Baseball All-Star Game, Fox topped Tuesday in primetime’s key demo ratings. It didn’t earn the most overall viewers, however — that honor belongs to NBC and “Agt.”

That said, due to the nature of live sports, the below Nielsen numbers for Fox are subject to some timezone-based adjustment.

Currently, the Midsummer Classic is looking slightly lower than last year: Click here for 2017’s Mlb All-Star Game fast-national numbers.

Also Read: 'Agt' Trapeze Act Goes Horribly Wrong When Husband Can't Hold on to Wife (Video)

Fox was first in ratings with a 2.1 rating/9 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and second in total viewers with an average of 8.5 million, according to preliminary numbers. The American League victory over the National League ran throughout the day part.

NBC was second in ratings with a 1.8/8 and in viewers with 9.5 million. “America’s Got Talent” at 8 p.m. earned a 2.1/10 and 11.2 million viewers.
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2017-18 TV Show Season Ratings (week 43)

Which TV shows are doing the best? The worst? Cancelled or renewed? Wondering how your favorite series are doing in the ratings? Here are the season average ratings of the 2017-18 network TV shows -- through the end of week 43.ABC shows (so far): 20/20, The $100,000 Pyramid, Alex Inc., America's Funniest Home Videos, American Housewife, American Idol, The Bachelor, The Bachelor Winter Games, The Bachelorette, Black-ish, Celebrity Family Feud, Child Support, The Crossing, Dancing with the Stars, Deception, Designated Survivor, For the People, Fresh Off the Boat, The Gifted, The Goldbergs, The Good Doctor, The Gong Show, The Great American Baking Show, The Great Christmas Light Fight, Grey's Anatomy, How to Get Away with Murder, Kevin (Probably) Saves the World, The Last Defense, Marvel's Agents of Shield, Marvel's Inhumans, Match Game, The Middle, Modern Family, Once Upon a Time, The Proposal, Quantico,
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The Last Defense: Is the ABC TV Series Cancelled or Renewed for Season Two?

Vulture Watch Has justice been served? Is The Last Defense TV show cancelled or renewed for a second season on ABC? The television vulture is watching all the latest cancellation and renewal news, so this page is the place to track the status of The Last Defense, season two. Bookmark it, or subscribe for the latest updates. Remember, the television vulture is watching your shows. Are you?  What's This TV Show About? An ABC docu-series from executive producers Viola Davis and Julius Tennon, The Last Defense investigates flaws in the Us justice system. In its first season, the TV series takes a hard look at the death row cases of both Darlie Routier and Julius Jones. It zooms in on their paths to death row, while providing the audience with in-depth coverage of their personal stories. The series
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The Devil Speaks, Fatal Vows, Evil Lies Here: Nine New and Returning Shows Coming to Investigation Discovery

Are you a big fan of true crime shows? Today, Investigation Discovery announced their summer lineup, which includes four new TV shows.The new series include Dark Waters: Murder in the Deep (July 31st at 10 p.m. Et/Pt), Someone You Thought You Knew (August 2nd at 10 p.m. Et/Pt), The Devil Speaks (August 21st at 10 p.m. Et/Pt), and The Last Defense (August 26th at 8 p.m. Et/Pt). Returning series include Fatal Vows, Evil Lies Here, Murder by Numbers, The Perfect Murder, and Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda.Read More…
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