A two-hour block of HELL’S KITCHEN led FOX to win the night among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34, and virtually all male and female demos.
HELL’S KITCHEN posted a 2.9/9 from 8-10p among Adults 18-49, up +4% from last week. In head to head competition in the 9p hour, HELL’S KITCHEN tied NBC’s America’s Got Talent as No. 1 among Adults 18-49 (3.0/9) and out-delivered it by +18% among Adults 18-34 (2.6/8 vs. 2.2/7).
ABC’s Wipeout premiered with a 3.1/10, down -6% from its Summer ‘09 launch last year (3.3/10 on Wednesday 5/27/09). At 9p, new reality series Downfall debuted with a 2.0/6, dropping -35% from its lead-in and losing -18% of its A18-49 audience from 9p to 9:30p (2.2/7 > 1.8/5). The premiere of ABC News Primetime: Mind Games posted a 1.3/4 at 10p.
On CBS, NCIS (1.4/5), NCIS: LA (1.4/4) and The Good Wife (1.1/3) were all repeats.
NBC’s Losing It With Jillian (1.2/4) posted its lowest original rating to date, falling -14% from last week and -43% from its prior average on the night (2.1/6). A two-hour America’s Got Talent (3.3/10) was up +10% from last week but down -6% from its prior season average.