'Wipeout's big ratings boost ABC to Thursday victory
Published Jul 27 2012, 19:50 BST | By Paul Millar
Popular gameshow Wipeout
recorded its best ratings of the summer so far last night, Nielsen overnight data suggests.
Some 6.7m (2.2
) watched ABC's two-hour broadcast of the slapstick assault course challenge between 8pm and 10pm.Rookie Blue
followed with 5.7m (1.5
), also improving its audience week-on-week.
Elsewhere, Big Brother
maintained a solid 6m (2.2
) for CBS at 9pm, after which a special preview of 3
garnered 2.4m (0.8
The Tiffany Network's runner-up primetime position was also thanks to a repeat of The Big Bang Theory
, which amused 7.8m (2.2
) at 8pm.
Over on Fox, Take Me Out
held a steady-if-unspectacular 2.9m (1.2
), while Saving Hope
) and Rock Centre
) both grew for NBC.