Just air “Big Brother” every night, CBS — it already feels that way.
CBS won its second evening in a row thanks to the Julie Chen-hosted reality competition. And just like on Wednesday, Fox finished No. 2 in TV ratings.
NBC and ABC tied for third among adults 18-49, the favorite demographic among broadcast primetime advertisers.
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CBS was first in ratings with a 1.0 rating/5 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and in total viewers with an average of 4.9 million, according to preliminary numbers. Between reruns, an hour of “Big Brother” starting at 9 p.m. posted a 1.3/6 and 5.1 million viewers.
Fox was second in ratings with a 0.8/4, but fourth in viewers with 2.6 million. “The Four” was the only show on Fox’s schedule, accounting for those Nielsen numbers.
NBC and ABC tied for third in ratings, both with a 0.6/3. NBC was second in total viewers with 3.8 million viewers, ABC was third with 3.3 million.
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For NBC, “Little Big Shots” at 8 had a 0.7/4 and 6 million viewers. At 9, “Marlon” got a 0.6/3 and 3 million viewers. A second episode at 9:30 received a 0.6/2 and 2.4 million viewers. A repeat followed.
For ABC, “The Gong Show” at 8 had a 0.5/3 and 3.1 million viewers. At 9, “Match Game” got a 0.7/3 and 3.6 million viewers. “Take Two” at 10 received a 0.5/2 and 3.1 million viewers.
Univision and Telemundo tied for fifth in ratings, both with a 0.5/2. Univision was fifth in total viewers with 1.6 million, Telemundo was sixth with 1.2 million.
The CW was seventh in ratings with a 0.2/1 and in viewers with 666,000, airing reruns.
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Source: The Wrap