Ratings: CBS Ties Fox for First Again as ‘Big Brother’ Tops Thursday

Telemundo put up a pretty good fight last night


“Big Brother” topped another night, and CBS tied Fox for first place — just like last week. Telemundo put up a pretty good fight last night in primetime.

CBS and Fox tied for first in ratings, both with a 0.6 rating/4 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic. CBS was first in total viewers with an average of 2.9 million, according to preliminary numbers. Fox was second with 2.8 million viewers.

For CBS, “Love Island” at 8 settled for a 0.5/3 and 2.3 million viewers. At 9, “Big Brother” scored a 1.0/6 and 3.9 million viewers. At 10, “Elementary” managed for a 0.4/2 and 2.7 million viewers.

For Fox, “MasterChef” at 8 received a 0.7/4 and 3.2 million viewers. At 9, “Spin the Wheel” had a 0.5/3 and 2.5 million viewers.

NBC and Telemundo tied for third in ratings, both with a 0.5/3. NBC was third in total viewers with 2.6 million, Telemundo was fifth with 1.4 million.

For NBC, following a repeat, “Hollywood Game Night” at 9 got a 0.5/3 and 2.5 million viewers. A rerun followed.

ABC was fifth in ratings with a 0.4/2 and fourth in viewers with 2.4 million. At 8, “Holey Moley” earned a 0.6/4 and 3.3 million viewers. At 9, “Family Food Fight” received a 0.4/2 and 1.9 million viewers. “Reef Break” at 10 closed primetime with a 0.3/2 and 1.9 million viewers.

Univision was sixth in ratings with a 0.3/2 and in viewers with 1 million.

The CW was seventh in ratings with a 0.1/1 and in viewers with 583,000. At 8, “iZombie” took a 0.2/1 and 632,000 viewers. At 9, “The Outpost” had a 0.1/1 and 534,000 viewers.