Fox’s ‘Beverly Hills, 90210’ Revival ‘BH90210’ Debuts as Summer’s Highest-Rated New Show

The CW’s two series premieres start off a lot lighter

Last Updated: August 8, 2019 @ 9:24 AM

Fox’s “Beverly Hills, 90210” revival, “BH90210,” made a big splash last night among adults 18-49, coming in as not just the top show in that all-important demo for Wednesday’s primetime, but the highest-rated premiere of any new show this summer. Meanwhile, The CW’s two series debuts, “Bulletproof” and “Hypnotize Me,” didn’t start off so hot.

Two Season 1s came to an end last night: CBS’ “Love Island” and ABC’s “Press Your Luck” as well.

Fox was first in ratings with a 1.2 rating/6 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and in total viewers with an average of 3.6 million, according to preliminary numbers. At 8 p.m., “MasterChef” earned a 0.9/5 and 3.4 million viewers. The series premiere of “BH90210” at 9 scored a 1.5/8 and 3.8 million viewers.

CBS was second in ratings with a 0.7/4 and third in viewers with 2.97 million. At 8, the “Love Island” Season 1 finale received a 0.5/3 and 2.6 million viewers. “Big Brother” at 9 posted a 1.1/5 and 3.9 million viewers. It was followed by a repeat.

NBC was third in ratings with a 0.6/3 and fourth in viewers with 2.96 million. Following back-to-back encores, “The InBetween” at 10 got a 0.4/2 and 2.6 million viewers.

ABC was fourth in ratings with a 0.5/3 and second in viewers with 3.1 million. At 8, the “Press Your Luck” Season 1 finale opened the night with a 0.6/3 and 3.6 million viewers. At 9, “Card Sharks” had a 0.5/3 and 2.9 million viewers. “Match Game” at 10 ended primetime with a 0.5/3 and 2.9 million viewers.

Telemundo was fifth in ratings with a 0.4/2 and in viewers with 1.08 million.

Univision was sixth in ratings with a 0.3/2 and in viewers with 1.06 million.

The CW was seventh in ratings with a 0.1/1 and in viewers with 684,000. At 8, the “Bulletproof” series premiere debuted to a 0.2/1 and 803,000 viewers. At 9, the first season of “Hypnotize Me” started with a 0.1/1 and 564,000 viewers.

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