Ratings: Big Brother Tops Night, NBC's Sweden Bows Better Than Engels

CBS’ Big Brother enjoyed the biggest bump among last Thursday’s holiday weekend-impaired fare, surging 29 and 25 percent to deliver 6.2 million total viewers and a night-leading 2.0 demo rating.

A Big Bang repeat opened CBS’ night by drawing the largest audience, 7.9 million.

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Elsewhere….

FOX | Hell’s Kitchen (4.7 mil/1.5) heated up by 9 percent and two tenths, while Gang Related (2.5 mil/0.8) ticked up a tenth.

ABC | Black Box (3.6 mil/0.7) and Rookie Blue (4.9 mil/0.9) each rose a tenth, while NY Med (5.2 mil/0.9) added two tenths.

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NBC | Hollywood Game Night (3.8 mil/0.9) returned down a tenth. Welcome to Sweden — which TVLine readers gave an average grade of “B-“ — welcomed 3.5 mil and a 0.9, while Working the Engels retained 2.8 mil/0.7. (For reference, Undateable two weeks ago averaged 2.5 mil and a 0.8 in the 9 o’clock hour, with no fresh lead-in.) Last Comic Standing (3.3 mil/1.0) dipped a tenth.