Primetime Ratings: ‘Big Brother’ Leads CBS

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CBS got the win in Thursday prime, with Big Brother leading the way. CBS got a 0.5 in viewers 18-49, per the Nielsen overnights, and a 3 share. Just behind were ABC and NBC, both at 0.4/2. 

Big Brother got a flat 1.0 and Love Island was up 33% to 0.4. CBS’ coverage of the Republican National Convention tallied a 0.2. 

ABC had reruns of Holey Moley and To Tell the Truth, yet still posted a 0.4 in convention coverage. 

NBC had reruns of The Wall and Law & Order: SVU, then a 0.3 with convention coverage. 

Telemundo and Univision both scored a 0.3/2. Telemundo had Exatlon Estados Unidos and Cennet at 0.4, Exatlon up a tenth and Cennet flat, and Decision 2020 at 0.3. 

Univision had La Rosa de Guadalupe up 67% to 0.5 and Medicos at a flat 0.4. Destino 2020 got a 0.2. 

Fox rated a 0.2/1 with MasterChef reruns. 

The CW got a 0.1/1. Mysteries Decoded did a level 0.2 and a Penn & Teller: Fool Us repeat 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.