Primetime Ratings: CBS and Fox Split Thursday Title

CBS and Fox were top earners in Thursday prime ratings, both posting a 0.9 in viewers 18-49, and a 5 share.

CBS had comedy reruns, then Big Brother fell 6% for a 1.5. A repeat of SWAT followed.

Fox had The Four: Battle For Stardom at a flat 0.8.

Telemundo was next at 0.6/3, as El Senor de los Cielos landed a 0.7.

NBC did a 0.5/3. An Ellen’s Game of Games repeat led into a pair of Trial & Error episodes at 0.5 and 0.4. Last week’s Trial & Error double run did a 0.6 and 0.5. A Law & Order: SVU rerun followed.

ABC was at 0.5/2. The Gong Show did a 0.5 and Match Game a 0.6, then Take Two a 0.4. All three were flat.

Univision rated a 0.3/2.

The CW scored a 0.2/1 with repeats.

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.