According to TV By the Numbers, NBC won the night in adults 18-49, but CBS got the edge in total viewers. ABC’s season premiere of Secret Millionaire earned a 1.5 adults 18-49 rating, which is down more than 50% from last years in-season premiere (which earned a 3.4 adults 18-49 rating).
The season premiere of Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition also earned a 1.5 adults 18-49 rating, which is more than 30% lower than the 2.2 rating last year’s summer premiere earned.
NBC’s Adele: Live in London special earned a 1.7 rating.
The live broadcast of the Miss USA Competition earned a 1.8, down by 18% from last year’s competition. Earlier in the night, Dateline NBC earned a 0.9, up three tenths from two weeks ago.
The only original program on CBS was 60 Minutes at 7PM, which earned a 1.4 adults 18-49 rating, which is flat with its last original from two weeks ago. FOX was all repeats.
The Miss USA 2012 competition got a total 6.16 million viewers and a 1.8 share. The 2011 show ended the night with 7.42 million and 2.2/6 share.