TV Ratings: 'Extant' Wraps Season 2, 'Carmichael' Finale Dips

More finales fill the lineup as the broadcast networks ready for the fall season.
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'Extant'

Big Brother earned Wednesday bragging rights for the broadcast networks, averaging an even 2.1 rating among adults 18-49 and topping all other series for the night.

Lead-out Extant was slightly improved from the prior week, but the sophomore finale of the modestly performing Halle Berry drama was off three-tenths of a point from its season ender last summer. It took a 0.7 rating with adults 18-49 for the night.

NBC kicked off the night with a steady outing of America's Got Talent (1.8 adults) before back-to-back original episodes of The Carmichael Show. Filling the freshman comedy's short six-episode order, both half-hours were down two-tenths of a point from last week's comparable outings with 1.0 and 0.9 ratings in the key demo. Still Carmichael proved a solid addition to the network's late summer shows.


New (and steady) episodes of MasterChef (1.5 adults) and Home Free (1.1 adults) filled Fox's two-hour primetime block, while the CW saw America's Next Top Model (0.6 adults) improve two-tenths of a point before an even episode of A Wicked Offer (0.2 adults).

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