2012 olympics ratings aug 6 TV ratings: Olympics dip again Monday, but NBC still ahead of 2008Fast National ratings for Monday, Aug. 6, 2012

Ratings for the Summer Olympics fell again Monday night, drawing the smallest overall audience of the 2012 games. NBC is still running ahead of its average for the 2008 Olympics, though, and once again completely dominated the night.

Elsewhere, ABC’s “Bachelor Pad” hit a series low, and “The Glass House” remained at the very low level it hit last week. The other networks went with repeats across the board.

NBC averaged 26 million viewers and a 15.5 rating/25 share in households in primetime. CBS (3.6 million, 2.5/4) had the best numbers among the also-rans. ABC (2.8 million, 2.0/3) edged FOX (2.7 million, 1.7/3) for third place. The CW drew 570,000 viewers and a 0.4/1.

The Olympics scored an 8.1 rating in the adults 18-49 demographic for the night, which is on the low side for the games. FOX posted a 1.1 in the demo, followed by CBS at 1.0 and ABC at 0.9. The CW delivered a 0.2.

]]>8 p.m. NBC: Summer Olympics (22 million viewers, 13.3/22 households)
CBS: “How I Met Your Mother” rerun (3.3 million, 2.3/4)/”2 Broke Girls” rerun (3.6 million, 2.5/4)
ABC: “Bachelor Pad” (3.45 million, 2.4/4)
FOX: “Hell’s Kitchen” rerun (2.8 million, 1.7/3)
The CW: “Perez Hilton All Access: Katy Perry” rerun (668,000, 0.5/1) 18-49 leader: Summer Olympics (6.3) 9 p.m. NBC: Summer Olympics (25.6 million, 15.2/23)
CBS: “2 Broke Girls” rerun (3.9 million, 2.7/4)/”Mike & Molly” rerun (3.8 million, 2.6/4)
ABC: “Bachelor Pad” (3.3 million, 2.4/4)
FOX: “Hell’s Kitchen” rerun (2.65 million, 1.6/2)
The CW: “Remodeled” rerun (470,000, 0.3/0) 18-49 leader: Summer Olympics (8.0) 10 p.m. NBC: Summer Olympics (30.4 million, 18.1/29)
CBS: “Hawaii Five-0” rerun (3.6 million, 2.5/4)
ABC: “The Glass House” (1.6 million, 1.2/2) 18-49 leader: Summer Olympics (10.1) Ratings information includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are preliminary and subject to change. Source: The Nielsen Company. More ratings at Zap2it: Daily, weekly and cable

Posted by:Rick Porter