Fox hangs on as Olympics rule the ratings

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Airing back to back encores of RAISING HOPE at 8:00pm (0.7/2) and 8:30pm (0.6/2), followed by an encore GLEE (0.5/1), FOX ranked fourth last night among Adults 18-49.


Competition

* Following a repeat Wipeout (1.0/3), an original of ABC’s Wipeout at 9pm (1.3/4) posted its series low, down -41% from last week. A repeat Rookie Blue closed out the night with a 0.6/2.

* CBS ran repeats of The Big Bang Theory (1.4/5) and Two & A Half Men (1.4/4) from 8-9pm. At 9pm, an original Big Brother (1.9/5) matched its lowest rating on any night this summer, down -14% from last Thursday (2.2/7). A repeat Person Of Interest at 10pm delivered a 0.8/2.

* NBC’s coverage of the 2012 Summer Olympics from London posted an 11.2/32 from 8-11pm. With these prelims, the 2012 London Olympics are up vs. the 2008 Beijing games by +7% in Adults 18-49 (11.1/32 vs. 10.4/30) and +14% in Total Viewers (34.9 Mil vs. 30.6 Mil) through seven nights.