Ratings: Extant Returns to Series Lows

Extant Season 2

CBS’ retooled Extant opened Season 2 on Wednesday night with 5.2 million total viewers and a 0.7 demo rating, down 46 and 56 percent from last summer’s series launch, off 4 and 36 percent from its freshman finale and hitting series lows on both counts.

TVLine readers gave the season opener an average grade of “B-.”

Opening the Eye’s night, Big Brother (5.8 mil/1.8) slipped 16 and 14 percent from its week-ago premiere.

Over on Fox, MasterChef (4.3 mil/1.4) ticked down, while Bullseye (2.8 mil/0.9) inched up… ABC’s Wife Swap (2.9 mil/0.8) dipped a tenth.