Ratings: ‘Big Brother’ Breaks Down ‘The Wall,’ Defeats ‘Battle of the Network Stars’

Univision finishes runner-up in key demo to CBS with “Premios Juventud 2017”

Last Updated: July 7, 2017 @ 10:07 AM

“Big Brother” just spoiled Thursday for everyone but CBS.

The Les Moonves-led network beats its broadcast competition, thanks to the reality competition. While NBC and “The Wall” finished runner-up among total primetime viewers, Univision was No. 2 in the key 18-49 demographic with its “Premios Juventud 2017” telecast.

CBS was first in ratings with a 1.2 rating/5 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and in total viewers with an average of 5 million, according to preliminary numbers. Following reruns, the 9 p.m. “Big Brother” earned a 1.9/8 and 6 million viewers. “Zoo” at 10 had a 0.6/3 and 2.9 million viewers.

Univision was second in ratings with a 0.9/4, but fourth in viewers with 2.4 million, airing just the special.

NBC was third in ratings with a 0.8/4 and second in viewers with 4.2 million. “Hollywood Game Night” and 8 got a 0.8/4 and 4.1 million viewers. At 9, “The Wall” received a 0.9/4 and 4.5 million viewers. “The Night Shift” at 10 finished primetime with a 0.7/3 and 4.2 million viewers.

ABC was fourth in ratings with a 0.7/3 and third in viewers with 3 million. “Boy Band” at 8 had a 0.6/3 and 2.8 million viewers. At 9, “Battle of the Network Stars” dropped from last week’s premiere to a 0.7/3 and 3 million viewers. “The Gong Show” at 10 stayed steady with its lead-in’s Nielsen numbers.

Fox was fifth in ratings with a 0.6/3 and in viewers with 2.1 million, airing just repeats.

Telemundo was sixth in ratings with a 0.5/2 and in viewers with 1.3 million.

The CW was seventh in ratings with a 0.3/1 and in viewers with 1.2 million, running a rerun.