Ratings: Big Brother Hits Season Highs, Game Night Dips, Rookie Blue Ticks Up

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Ratings Big Brother Season HighWhat’s the saying — “The only thing worse than being talked about is….”?

CBS’ buzzy-for-the-wrong-reasons Big Brother on Thursday night hit season highs in both total viewers (with 6.7 million) and in the coveted 18-49 demo (scoring a 2.3) — rising 8 percent and two tenths from last week’s live eviction show.

Opening CBS’ night, a Big Bang repeat coped the night’s largest audience (with 7.1 million).

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Over on NBC, The Winner Is (3.9 mil/0.9) slipped 5 percent and two tenths to series lows, and Hollywood Game Night (3.9 mil/1.2) dipped 9 percent and two tenths from its premiere.

ABC’s Motive (4.5 mil/0.8) shed a few viewers, while Rookie Blue (5.2 mil/1.1) ticked up a tenth in the demo from last week’s season low.

Fox’s Hell’s Kitchen (4.7 mil/2.0) was down 10 percent and a tenth.

What were you tuned into this Thursday?

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Comments (10)

  • I think Rookie Blue was just a matter of people not knowing if it was on or not during all the interruptions of its airings. Last week I totally forgot it was on! It didn’t give us a chance to get into the habit of it before it was off for 3 weeks in a row. This week…..not a problem. :)

    Comment by Kim R – July 19, 2013 08:51 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Yes I think that was the problem. It is a great show.

      Comment by scooobie – July 20, 2013 07:34 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • 6.7 million for Big Brother. Come on people there is better stuff on than this piece of crap. Watch the ABC shows

    Comment by Boiler – July 19, 2013 08:53 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Um, No.

      Comment by websnap – July 19, 2013 10:48 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • I think by having America vote for the MVP every week is helping BB’s ratings. As a viewer, you feel more involved with the show and the outcome. This was a brilliant idea of BB. I don’t know why they didn’t do it before. They should do it again next year.

      Comment by Tyler – July 19, 2013 12:36 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Big Brother ratings are piss poor no matter how they want to spin it compared to glory days of show!!!

    Comment by DavidSask – July 19, 2013 11:19 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Compared to the rest if the summer shows, the ratings for bb are still strong

      Comment by Ty – July 19, 2013 11:46 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Such a horrible season. Who wants another season of Rachel…ugh! The MVP is the dumbest thing they could ever do. I am so over Helens fake a** crying and Elissas omg america…I can’t believe its. Just give her the money & get it over with. I am officially big bothered out. Thanks CBS for wrecking it.

    Comment by janeen – July 19, 2013 11:14 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • They set it up so they knew Rachel’s sister would be MVP every week and win in the end. This way they can have a competition between Rachel and her sister next year. All fixed. I never liked Rachel and ditto to her sister.

      Comment by scooobie – July 20, 2013 07:32 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • big brother is pretty cool so far… don’t know who I like the best though

    Comment by griff1970 – July 20, 2013 11:23 AM PDT  Reply To This Post

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