NBC’s broadcast of the 2008 Beijing Olympics again claimed the top slot in Nielsen’s ranking of primetime telecasts for Wednesday, August 13, 2008.
CBS’s “Criminal Minds” and “CSI: NY” rounded out the top three.
|1||SUM OLYM WED PRIME 1(S)-08/13/2008||NBC||27,656,000|
|4||GREATEST AMERICAN DOG||CBS||5,114,000|
|5||AL DIABLO CON GUAPOS WED||UNI||4,818,000|
|6||BONES SP-8/13 8P(S)-08/13/2008||FOX||4,542,000|
|7||FUEGO EN LA SANGRE WED||UNI||4,402,000|
|Source: The Nielsen Company (August 13, 2008)|
Overall, NBC won the night with an average audience of just over 27.6 million viewers, while CBS took second place with 5.7 million average viewers. Univision and ABC claimed third and fourth places — with 4.1 million and 3.8 million average viewers, respectively. FOX followed in fifth place with an average audience of just under 3.5 million.