Ratings: Soft Start for CBS’ ‘Unforgettable,’ but Its ‘Big Brother, ’60 Minutes’ Save the Night

The Eye and Univision tied for first in ratings Sunday night, but CBS was first in total viewers

Last Updated: July 24, 2014 @ 11:42 AM

"Unforgettable" saw a soft premiere, but the rest of CBS' slate carried it to a tie for first with Univision on Sunday night.

CBS and Univision tied for first in ratings, both with a 1.3 rating/4 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic. CBS was first in total viewers with 6.7 million. Univision was third in total viewers with an average of 3.268 million, according to preliminary numbers.

For CBS, "60 Minutes" at 7 p.m. earned a 1.0/4 and 8.2 million viewers, making it the most-watched program of the night. "Big Brother" at 8 was the highest-rated show of the evening, earning a 2.2/7 and 6.8 million viewers. The premiere of "Unforgettable" at 9 received a 1.3/4 and 7 million viewers, down 55 percent from its fall 2011 series debut. A rerun followed.

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Fox was third in ratings with a 1.2/4 and fifth in total viewers with 2.6 million. The network aired repeats all night.

ABC was in fourth in ratings with a 0.9/3 and second in total viewers with 3.272 million. In between repeats, the "Celebrity Wife Swap" finale at 8 received a 1.1/4 and 3 million viewers. That's down 42 percent from last spring's finale. At 9, "Whodunnit?" earned a 1.1/3 and 3 million viewers.

Telemundo was fifth in ratings with a 0.8/3 and sixth in total viewers with 2.1 million.

NBC was in sixth in ratings with a 0.7/2 and fourth in viewers with 3 million. After reruns, "Crossing Lines" at 10 p.m. earned a 0.5/2 and 2.9 million viewers for NBC.