Ratings: Megyn Kelly Lands Most-Watched ‘Sunday Night’ Since Mid-June

“Big Brother” carries CBS to first place

Sunday Night With Megyn Kelly
NBC's 'Sunday Night With Megyn Kelly'

“Sunday Night With Megyn Kelly” just had its most-watched episode since June 18 — but that doesn’t mean NBC was much of a factor last night. After all, we’re only talking about an average of 3.511 million total viewers.

CBS finished first throughout primetime thanks to “Big Brother”; ABC was runner-up with “Steve Harvey’s Funderdome.” NBC settled for third overall, ending up just one-tenth of a Nielsen point ahead of Fox in the key 18-49 demographic.

Kelly’s main interview guest last night was Ricky Gervais.

CBS was first in ratings with a 0.9 rating/4 share in the advertiser-coveted demographic and in total viewers with an average of 4.6 million, according to preliminary numbers. At 7 p.m., “60 Minutes” had a 0.6/3 and 6 million viewers. “Big Brother” at 8 earned a 1.8/8 and 6.4 million viewers. “Candy Crush” at 9 received a 0.6/2 and 2.6 million viewers. A rerun followed.

ABC was second in ratings with a 0.7/3 and in viewers with 4.3 million. After repeats, “Funderdome” at 9 put up a 0.8/3 and 3.9 million viewers. At 10, “The $100,000 Pyramid” at 10 got a 0.7/3 and 4 million viewers.

NBC was third in ratings with a 0.5/2 and in viewers with 2.6 million. “Sunday Night With Megyn Kelly” at 7 managed a 0.5/2 in the demo. Repeats finished the night.

Fox was fourth in ratings with a 0.4/2 and in viewers with 1.2 million. Between reruns, “American Grit” got a 0.4/2 and 1.2 million viewers.

Univision and Telemundo tied for fifth in ratings, both with a 0.3/1. Univision was fifth in total viewers with 969,000; Telemundo was sixth with 882,000.