Friday Ratings: ‘American Ninja Warrior’ Creeps Back Into Top Slot

Ratings in some local markets were affected by the last pre-season game of the National Football League, so results are likely to adjust downward in some cases.
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That strong lead-in helped Dateline as well, which came in at 0,5/3 and 2.80 million total viewers, helping NBC win the network battle. After a week off from the top of the ratings, American Ninja Warrior crept back onto the Friday night ratings throne, scoring at 0.5/4 and 2.61 total audience for its two-hour rerun.
ABC's 20/20 capped the night with an 0.5/3 and 2.80 million crowd. had an 0.4/3 and 2.58 million, both sandwiching a rerun of Fresh Off The Boat, which had an 0.3/2 and 1.70 million. For ABC, two original programming features stood out: American Housewife had an 0.3/3 and 2.21, while its What Would You Do?
The Big Stage variety show came in at 0.1/1 and 0.62, while Hypnotize Me had an 0.1/1 and 0.49 million. On a rerun heavy night, The CW fared well, with its Masters of Illusion achieving an 0.2/1 and 0.81 million share.

‘American Housewife’ Renewed For Season 4 By ABC

The show was first ordered to pilot under its original title, The Second Fattest Housewife In Westport.” /> Tuesdays during its inaugural season in 2016-17. American Housewife aired at 8:30 p.m. In January, the single-camera sitcom moved from Wednesday nights to 8 PM Tuesday to make room for The Goldbergs spinoff Schooled.
Diedrich Bader, Meg Donnelly, Daniel DiMaggio, Julia Butters, Carly Hughes and Ali Wong also star in the series created and written by Dunn. She also executive produces alongside Aaron Kaplan, Rick Wiener and Kenny Schwartz. American Housewife hails from ABC Studios and Kapital Entertainment.
Katie’s perfectly imperfect world is upended when her neighbor’s decision to move notches her up from her ideal social standing and sets her on a path to ensure that doesn’t happen, regardless of the consequences.
ABC has ordered a fourth season of the Katy Mixon-led comedy American Housewife.
The series recently clocked 4.25 million viewers and a 0.9 rating in the adults 18-49 for its April 30 episode, airing as the kickoff for ABC's attempt at Tuesday night comedy block.
Created by Sarah Dunn (Spin City, Bunheads), the series stars and is narrated by Eastbound & Down alum Mixon as Katie Otto, a confident, unapologetic wife and mother of three who raises her flawed family in the wealthy town of Westport, CT.

Josh Duhamel & Leslie Bibb Topline Indie Drama ‘The Lost Husband’ From Six Foot Pictures

The story centers on Libby who, trying to put her life back together after the death of her husband, moves to her estranged Aunt's goat farm with her children in Central Texas.
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Duhamel and Bibb are both repped by ICM Partners and John Carrabino Management.
Bibb and Bridget Stokes are also producing the project with Wight.
Bibb currently recurs on ABC's American Housewife and co-stars opposite Nicolas Cage and Laurence Fishburne in the upcoming film, Running with the Devil. Duhamel's recent credits include the USA true crime true crime anthology series Unsolved and Fox 2000's comedy/drama Love, Simon.
(BlacKkKlansman), and Herizen Guardiola (Dare Me) will also star in the film, slated to go before cameras next week in Austin. Nora Dunn (The Oath), Isiah Whitlock Jr. EXCLUSIVE: Transformers star Josh Duhamel and Leslie Bibb, who was last seen in the WB comedy, Tag, are set to star in The Lost Husband, an indie film which is being directed by Vicky Wight. Based on the novel by Katherine Center, the film was written by Wight, who is also producing under her Six Foot Pictures banner.