Ratings: Fox’s ‘Cherries Wild’ Game Show Goes Flat in Delayed Debut

Tony Maglio
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Fox’s glorified Wild Cherry Pepsi commercial, game show “Cherries Wild” hosted by Jason Biggs, finally debuted on Sunday. The soda-sponsored series fell pretty flat, drawing a 0.2 rating/2 share in the key demo and just 1.1 million total viewers. “Cherries Wild” was supposed to debut last Sunday, but it got pushed due to a lengthy Daytona 500 rain delay. At the top of Nielsen’s ratings sheets, ABC finished first in the key demo with “American Idol.” CBS had Sunday’s most total viewers, thanks mostly to “60 Minutes.” Also Read: The CW's Viewers Are Older Than Fox's So Far This Season - Here's Why ABC was first in ratings with a 0.8 rating/5 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and second in total viewers with an average of 5.5 million, according to preliminary numbers. “America’s Funniest Home Videos” at 7 p.m. put up a 0.8/5 and 5.2 million viewers. “American Idol” from 8 to 10 p.m. averaged a 1.0/6 and 6.5 million viewers. At 10, “The Rookie” had a 0.5/4 and 3.9 million viewers. CBS was second in ratings with a 0.6/4 and first in viewers with 6.9 million. At 7 p.m., “60 Minutes” drew a 0.7/5 and 9.3 million viewers....

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