Big Brother 18 Ratings

Ratings: Big Brother Hits Season Highs, Night Shift Returns Up 22 Percent

CBS’ Big Brother this Wednesday drew 6.5 million total viewers and a 2.1 demo rating (per finals), up 10 and 17 percent week-to-week to hit highs for any night this cycle and tying America’s Got Talent for the nightly demo win.

Closing the Eye’s night, American Gothic (2.6 mil/0.5) hit a 6-week high in audience while rising a tenth in the demo.

Over on NBC, the aforementioned AGT returned from its Olympics break to 10.7 mil and a 2.1, up 12 and 17 percent from its most recent Wednesday outing. The Night Shift returned to 5.5 mil/1.1, up 10 and 22 percent to mark its best numbers since July 13.

Over on The CW, Penn & Teller (1.5 mil/0.4) ticked up, while Whose Line (1.3 mil/0.4) was flat…. Fox’s MasterChef (4.1 mil/1.3) was up a smidgen from its previous fresh outing.

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