Ratings: Fox Ties With NBC for First as ‘BH90210’ Finale Loses to ‘Songland’

“Beverly Hills, 90210” meta revival rises just a little as it ends

Last Updated: September 12, 2019 @ 9:14 AM

Fox said goodbye to the Peach Pit gang (for now, at least) on Wednesday with the finale of its “Beverly Hills, 90210” meta revival, “BH90210,” which rose over last week’s penultimate episode in the key adults 18-49 demographic.

But the six-episode show didn’t end with enough of a bump to help its home network overtake NBC for a solo win in the demo, losing its 9 p.m. time slot to the season finale of “Songland.”

Readers can find our interview with “BH90210” stars/co-creators Jennie Garth and Tori Spelling about their plans for a possible Season 2 here — and see how the show’s ratings have declined throughout the summer here.

NBC and Fox tied for first in ratings, both with a 0.8 rating/4 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic. NBC was first in total viewers with an average of 4.8 million and Fox was third with 2.6 million, according to preliminary numbers.

For NBC, “America’s Got Talent” at 8 p.m. scored a 1.2/7 and 8.4 million viewers. At 9, “Songland” ended its first season with a 0.8/4 and 3.8 million viewers. At 10, “Hollywood Game Night” earned a 0.5/3 and 2.2 million viewers.

For Fox, “MasterChef” at 8 had a 0.8/5 and 3.2 million viewers. At 9, the “BH90210” finale posted a 0.7/4 and 1.9 million viewers.

CBS was third in ratings with a 0.6/3 and second in viewers with 3.4 million. At 8, “Big Brother” put up a 1.1/6 and 4.6 million viewers. It was followed by repeats.

ABC was fourth in ratings with a 0.5/3 and in viewers with 2.2 million. The network filled its primetime block with encores.

Telemundo was fifth in ratings with a 0.4/2 and sixth in viewers with 1.06 million.

Univision was sixth in ratings with a 0.3/2 and fifth in viewers with 1.1 million.

The CW was seventh in ratings with a 0.1/1 and in viewers with 587,000 viewers. At 8, the “Bulletproof” Season 1 finale had a 0.1/1 and 604,000 viewers. At 9, “Hypnotize Me” received a 0.2/1 and 571,00- viewers.

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