Ratings: ‘Hollywood Game Night’ Season Premiere Is No Winner – But It’s Not as Bad as ‘The Outpost’

CW series returns for Season 2 with just a 0.1 key-demo rating and 611,000 total viewers

NBC’s “Hollywood Game Night” and The CW’s “The Outpost” premiered their new seasons last night. Neither did well, though the latter had a particularly bad TV return.

CBS and Fox tied for first in ratings, both with a 0.7 rating/4 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic. CBS was first in total viewers with an average of 3.2 million, according to preliminary numbers. Fox was third with 2.84 million.

For CBS, “Love Island” at 8 p.m. had a 0.6/4 and 2.6 million viewers. At 9, “Big Brother” posted a 1.0/5 and 4 million viewers. “Elementary” at 10 got a 0.4 /2and 2.9 million viewers.

For Fox, “MasterChef” at 8 landed a 0.7/4 and 3 million viewers. At 9, “Spin the Wheel” received a 0.6/3 and 2.6 million viewers.

ABC was third in ratings with a 0.6 and second in viewers with 2.9 million. “Holey Moley” at 8 put up a 0.8/5 and 3.9 million viewers. At 9, “Family Food Fight” had a 0.5/3 and 2.4 million viewers. “Reef Break” at 10 got a 0.4/2 and 2.3 million.

NBC and Telemundo tied for fourth in ratings, both with a 0.5/3. NBC was fourth in total viewers with 2.82 million, Telemundo was fifth with 1.4 million.

For NBC, between repeats, “Hollywood Game Night” premiered its sixth season to a 0.5/3 and 2.6 million viewers.

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

At the very bottom of the Nielsen ratings sheets was The CW, which averaged just a 0.1 rating and 603,000 viewers on the evening. At 8, “iZombie” managed a 0.2 and 594,000 viewers. The Season 2 premiere of “The Outpost” at 9 settled for a 0.1 and 611,000 viewers.

Tony Maglio

Tony Maglio

TV Editor • tony.maglio@thewrap.com • Twitter: @tonymaglio


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