FOX’s Major League Baseball All-Star Game and Pre-Game broadcasts claimed the number one- and number three spots, respectively, in the ranking of primetime telecasts on broadcast TV for Tuesday, July 15, 2008.
The game broadcast attracted 14,540,000 viewers — the largest audience since 2002. Last year, 12.5 million viewers tuned in to watch the game.
NBC’s “America’s Got Talent” ranked second for the night, while ABC’s new reality series, “Wipeout,” took fourth place in the rankings.
|1||FOX MLB ALL-STAR GAME(S)-07/15/2008||FOX||14,540,000|
|2||AMERICA’S GOT TALENT||NBC||12,793,000|
|3||FOX MLB ALL-STAR PRE(S)-07/15/2008||FOX||10,371,000|
|5||CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD||NBC||7,823,000|
|7||PRIMETIME: FAMILY SECRETS||ABC||6,967,000|
|8||BIG BROTHER 10-TUE||CBS||6,104,000|
|9||LAW AND ORDER:SVU||NBC||6,053,000|
|10||I SURVED-JAPANESE GM SHOW||ABC||5,702,000|
|Source: The Nielsen Company (July 15, 2008)|
Overall, FOX won the night handily — with 13,751,000 viewers. NBC secured second place — with 8,927,000 viewers, while ABC came in third — with an audience of 7,123,000. CBS rounded out the top four with 6,399,000 viewers.