ABC’s “Rising Star” dips 20 percent from its debut
CBS and ABC tied for first in ratings on Sunday night, with the former breaking the deadlock with viewers.
CBS and ABC both had a 1.1 rating/4 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic, according to preliminary numbers. CBS led in viewers with an average of 6.1 million, ABC was second with 4.5 million.
For CBS, “60 Minutes” at 7 p.m. had a 1.1/4 and a night-high 8.4 million viewers. The “Big Brother” Sunday premiere at 8 scored a night-high 1.8/6 and had 5.8 million viewers. “Reckless” at 9 debuted to a 0.7/2 and 4.1 million viewers. The summer premiere of “Unforgettable” got a 0.9/3 and 6.1 million viewers.
For ABC, following a rerun, “Wipeout” at 8 had a 1.0/4 and 4 million viewers. “Rising Star” at 9 got a 1.2/4 and 4.7 million viewers in its second week.
NBC and Fox tied for third in ratings, both with a 0.9/3. NBC was third in ratings with 3.1 million viewers, Fox was fourth with 2 million viewers. The latter aired entirely reruns.
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For NBC, following a repeat, a special Sunday “Last Comic Standing” at 9 got a 1.1/3 and 3.4 million viewers.
Univision was fifth in ratings with a 0.7/2 and in total viewers with 1.9 million.
Telemundo was sixth in ratings with a 0.4/1 and in total viewers with 1 million.