Primetime Ratings: ‘Big Brother’ Leads CBS to Win

CBS led the pack in Sunday ratings, scoring a 0.9 Nielsen number in viewers 18-49, per the overnights, and a 4 share. Next best ABC did a 0.8/3.

On CBS, 60 Minutes rated a 0.6. Big Brother posted a flat 1.8, and then Candy Crush scored a 0.8, down 27%. A repeat of NCIS: Los Angeles brought CBS to the end of prime.

On ABC, an America’s Funniest Home Videos repeat led into Celebrity Family Feud at 1.1, down 15%. Steve Harvey’s Funderdome and The $100,000 Pyramid were both down a tenth of a point at 0.8.

NBC had a 0.5/2 on the night. Sunday Night With Megyn Kelly scored a flat 0.4 and was followed by repeats of The Wall and American Ninja Warrior.

Fox did a 0.4/2. Repeated comedies led into American Grit at a flat 0.4.

Among the Spanish-language players, Univision did a 0.6/2 and Telemundo a 0.3/1.

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.