Primetime Ratings: ABC, CBS Share Thursday Title

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ABC and CBS shared the Thursday prime win, ABC with its game show premieres and CBS with Big Brother. Both got a 0.6 in viewers 18-49, per the Nielsen overnights, and a 4 share. 

Celebrity Family Feud got a 0.7 on CBS and Press Your Luck a 0.6. Match Game posted a 0.5. All were season premieres. 

On CBS, Big Brother grew 10% to 1.1 and Love Island rated a level 0.5. Star Trek: Discovery, which CBS borrowed from CBS All Access, got a 0.2. 

NBC posted a 0.4/3. The premiere of The Wall got a 0.4 and two hours of Dateline a flat 0.4. 

Fox, Telemundo and Univision all scored a 0.3/2. Fox had reruns. 

Telemundo had Exatlon Estados Unidos and Todo Por Mi Hija at flat 0.3s. Falsa Identidad fell 33% to 0.2.

On Univision it was Medicos down 25% to 0.3 and Imperio de Mentiras at a flat 0.4. Dulce Ambicion got a level 0.3. 

The CW clocked a 0.1/1. Mysteries Decoded got a flat 0.1 and a Penn & Teller: Fool Us rerun followed. 

Michael Malone

Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Playboy and New York magazine.