Bachelor Pad sunk to a series low in its season premiere. Gordon Ramsay continues to win the night. American Ninja Warrior went out up two tenths from last week. A rerun of Fear Factor from December did nearly as well as last week’s new episode. The CBS sitcom reruns were collectively up two tenths.
|rating||show||slot||network||last week||season low||series low|
|0.8||The Glass House episode 5||10pm||ABC||0.8||0.8 (2)|
|1.5||Bachelor Pad cycle premiere||8-10pm||ABC||1.5||1.5|
|2.0||American Ninja Warrior season finale||9pm-11||NBC||1.8||1.4|
|2.6||Hell’s Kitchen 7 chefs||8pm||FOX||2.6||2.0||2.0|
|2.7||MasterChef former chefs play-in||9pm||FOX||2.6||2.1||1.8|
|0.2||rerun – Remodeled “The Gummy Bear”||9pm||CW||0.2|
|0.3||rerun – 90210
“It’s the Great Masquerade, Naomi Clark”
|1.1||rerun – How I Met Your Mother “Field Trip”||8pm||CBS||1.1||3.1||2.5 (3)|
|1.1||rerun – Hawaii Five-0 “Mai Ka Wa Kahiko”||10pm||CBS||1.1||2.3 (2)||2.3 (2)|
|1.3||rerun – Fear Factor
“Broken Hearts and Bloodbath”
|1.3||rerun – 2 Broke Girls
“And the Pop-Up Sale”
|1.4||rerun – Mike & Molly “Molly Can’t Lie”||9:30||CBS||1.2||2.9||2.3|
|1.6||rerun – Two and a Half Men
|9pm||CBS||1.2||3.6 (2)||3.6 (3)|
Site Update: Bob Greenblatt turns into an executive.
Sherman Hemsley died.
NBC Sports Network will launch its own weekday morning highlights show on August 13 at 7am, called The ‘Lights. It will cycle around every half hour and will have a disembodied voice rather than anchors and contributors and desks. It will be
creepy like the old sports segment on CNN Headline News, probably. NBC Sports Talk will return with a makeover on August 14.
MTV’s House of Style will return as a web series with 1-5 minute episodes. The microsodes could easily fit into MTV’s daytime schedule, where shows have strange start times such as 12:12, 1:23, 3:08, and 4:19.
NBC ordered 10 episodes of Dracula, a co-production with England’s BSkyB.