On another slow Wednesday night on broadcast, FOX's 'Ultimate Tag' took victory in the demo (0.46 rating) but only managed 1.5 million viewers - way behind a rerun of 'Chicago PD' which led the day in viewers (3.66 million). CBS's 'Game On!' (0.44, 2.94 million) ranked second in the demo, but tied with 'Tag' for the lead in 18-34 (0.3). Elsewhere, ABC's 'Marvel's Agents of SHIELD' was at a dismal 0.23 in the demo with 1.37 million viewers and the CW's two programs, 'The 100' (0.13, 567,000) and 'Bulletproof' (0.07, 319,000) were dead.
On the cable side, MTV's 'Challenge: Total Madness' led the whole day among adults 18-49 (0.55 rating), and pulled big numbers in women 18-49 (0.61), people 18-34 (0.45), and females 12-34 (0.46). It also had 941,000 total viewers.
Elsewhere, Food Network had 'Guy's Grocery Games' (0.32, 1.02 million) which was solid among W18-49 (0.39), TBS had 'Full Frontal with Samantha Bee' (0.26, 779,000) which was also pretty good in that demo (0.26), and BET had 'The Oval' (0.19, 868,000) at 0.24.
In cable news, 'Tucker Carlson Tonight' led Fox News programming among adults 18-49 (0.40) and 25-54 (0.61), but was edged out by 'Hannity' (0.34/0.57) in total viewers (4.37 million v. 4.18 million). 'Ingraham Angle' (0.30/0.51, 3.72 million) was third.
CNN's primetime line-up was 'Anderson Cooper 360' (0.20/0.32, 1.8 million), 'Cuomo Primetime' (0.25/0.40, 2.04 million), and 'CNN Tonight' (0.29/0.46, 1.83 million) while MSNBC's was 'Chris Hayes' (0.17/0.28, 2.03 million), 'The Rachel Maddow Show' (0.23/0.38, 3.22 million), and 'Lawrence O'Donnell' (0.18/0.29, 2.62 million).
Other programs of note include:
-The Daily Show (Comedy Central): 0.23/608,000
-Hot Mess House (HGTV, 8pm): 0.23/1.302 million
-House Hunters (HGTV): 0.22/1.328 million
-AEW: All Elite Wrestling (TNT): 0.22/633,000
-Forged: Beat the Judges (History): 0.21/804,000
-Hot Mess House (HGTV, 8:30pm): 0.20/1.182 million
-WWE NXT (USA): 0.19/786,000
-The Case that Haunts Me (ID): 0.16/758,000
-See No Evil (ID): 0.16/743,000
-Counting Cars (History): 0.15/690,000
-Expedition Unknown Tonight (Discovery): 0.15/896,000
-American Soul (BET): 0.14/613,000
-The First 48 (A&E, 8pm): 0.14/518,000
-Nick Cannon Wild'n Out (VH1): 0.13/258,000
-Married at First Sight: Couples Cam (Lifetime): 0.12/687,000
-Mysteries of the Deep (Discovery): 0.11/627,000
-Married at First Sight Australia (Lifetime, 9pm): 0.09/514,000
-Watch What Happens Live (Bravo): 0.08/251,000
-Married at First Sight (Lifetime, 10pm): 0.07/485,000
-Jay Leno's Garage (CNBC): 0.07/350,000
-Cash Cab (Bravo, 10:30pm): 0.06/237,000
-Top Wing (Nick Jr.): 0.05/281,000
-Cash Cab (Bravo, 11pm): 0.05/235,000
-Master Minds (GSN, 4pm): 0.05/463,000
-Building Giants (Science): 0.04/226,000
-Player Select (Disney XD): 0.03/94,000
Source: Nielsen Media Research