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Ratings: ‘Trial & Error’ Dips From Last Week’s Already Soft Premiere

NBC ties with ABC for fourth place in Thursday’s key demo

NBC slipped from last Thursday’s third-place ratings tie to a fourth-place one last night, as comedy “Trial & Error” dipped from its already soft Season 2 premiere.

CBS and Fox ended up in a first place tie among adults 18-49, with the “Big Brother” home besting everyone among primetime total viewers.

Once-again, “Big Brother” was the highest-rated show of the night, with Fox’s “The Four” settling for runner-up.

CBS and Fox tied for first in ratings, both with a 0.9 rating/5 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic. CBS was first in total viewers with 4.7 million, Fox was second with 3.1 million.

For CBS, in-between reruns, “Big Brother” at 9 p.m. posted a 1.5/7 and 5.4 million viewers.

“The Four” was the only show on Fox’s schedule, averaging the above-mentioned Nielsen numbers from 8-10.

Telemundo was third in ratings with a 0.6/3, but fifth in viewers with 1.4 million.

ABC and NBC tied for fourth in ratings, both with a 0.5. ABC had a 2 share, NBC got a 3. ABC was third in total viewers with 2.9 million, NBC was fourth with 2.6 million.

For ABC, “The Gong Show” at 8 got a 0.5/2 and 2.7 million viewers. At 9, “Match Game” had a 0.6/3 and 3.3 million viewers. “Take Two” at 10 received a 0.4/2 and 2.5 million viewers.

For NBC, after a repeat, “Trial & Error” at 9 managed a 0.5/2 and 2.2 million viewers. A second episode at 9:30 settled for a 0.4/2 and 1.8 million viewers.

Univision was sixth in ratings with a 0.3/2 and in viewers with 1.2 million.

The CW was seventh in ratings with a 0.2/1 and in viewers with 1.1 million, filling its primetime lineup with encores of “Burden of Truth” and “Black Lightning.”