Ratings: ‘Big Brother’ Is Sunday’s Top Show, But ABC Wins Primetime With Fun and Games

Fox settles for fourth-place tie with Univision

Last Updated: July 23, 2018 @ 8:47 AM

“Big Brother” was Sunday’s top-rated show, but its host network CBS was unable to overcome ABC’s game show lineup in terms of primetime averages.

ABC was first in ratings with a 0.9 rating/4 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and in total viewers with an average of 4.8 million, according to preliminary numbers. After a rerun, “Celebrity Family Feud” at 8 p.m. posted a 1.1/5 and 6 million viewers — that’s the largest overall audience for any show on broadcast last night. At 9, “The $100,000 Pyramid” had a 0.9/4 and 5.1 million viewers. At 10, “To Tell the Truth” got a 0.8/4 and 3.9 million viewers.

CBS was second in ratings with a 0.7/3 and in viewers with 4.4 million. At 7, “60 Minutes” received a 0.7/3 and 7.5 million viewers. “Big Brother” at 8 landed a 1.4/7 and 5.4 million viewers. Repeats followed.

NBC was third in ratings with a 0.5/2 and in viewers with 3.6 million. Following reruns, “Shades of Blue” at 10 received a 0.5/2 and 3.1 million viewers.

Univision and Fox tied for fourth in ratings, both with a 0.4/2. Univision was fourth in total viewers with 1.2 million, Fox was fifth with 1.1 million.

For Fox, following repeats, “Ghosted” at 9:30 got a 0.4/2 and 1.1 million viewers.

Telemundo was sixth in ratings with a 0.3/1 and in viewers with 800,000.

The CW does not currently nationally program Sunday nights.