Fox looks at Wednesday tally


NOTE: Due to the live Arizona Memorial coverage last night, Fast Nationals for FOX, ABC, CBS and NBC are approximate from 8-10p. FOX programming from 8:30-10p will be sustained by Nielsen.   

At 8p FOX aired an encore RAISING HOPE that posted a 1.0/3 among Adults 18-49.  In the 8:30p half hour, coverage of the Arizona Memorial and President Obama’s speech drew a 0.6/2 while continued speech coverage combined with a repeat KITCHEN NIGHTMARES (joined-in-progress) to deliver a 0.7/2 in the 9p hour.

Following an original episode of The Middle (3.1/9) at 8p, a repeat of The Middle combined with ABC News coverage of President Obama’s speech at the Arizona Memorial to deliver a 2.5/7 from 8:30-9p. The President’s speech combined with a Modern Family original to post a 3.6/10 in the 9p half-hour, while a Modern Family original and special Modern Family repeat combined for a 3.7/10 at 9:30p. At 10p, new series Off The Map premiered with a 2.2/6.

CBS aired a repeat Big Bang Theory at 8p (1.5/4), with a repeat Rules Of Engagement joining coverage of the Arizona Memorial to deliver a 1.3/4 at 8:30p.  Continued news coverage and the first half of Live To Dance combined for a 1.3/4 during the 9p hour, with the conclusion of Live To Dance and The Defenders combining for a 1.5/4 at 10p.

NBC’s coverage of the Arizona Memorial combined with a special repeat of Minute to Win It to deliver a 1.6/5 from 8-9p. From 9-10p, the Arizona Memorial coverage and the second half of a Minute to Win It original posted a 1.4/4. Closing out the night at 10p, Law & Order: SVU (2.5/7) was down -14% from its two-hour telecast on 1/5/11.