Ratings: Big Brother Drops But Tops Night, Undateable Finale Dips

Big Brother Ratings

Big Brother‘s live eviction drew 5.1 million total viewers and a 1.6 rating on Thursday night aka July 4th Eve, down sharply week-to-week and off two tenths from Wednesday’s telecast, but still topping the night in the demo.

A Big Bang Theory rerun opened CBS’ night and drew Wednesday’s largest audience — 6.6 mil.

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Overall TV usage for the holiday weekend-adjacent night was down 15 percent, while numbers are especially subject to change due to holiday programming preemptions and Hurricane Arthur storm coverage.


NBC | Undateable‘s triple-pump finale night averaged 2.24 mil and a 0.7, dipping 10 percent and a tenth week-to-week. Last Comic Standing‘s “Best 100 Jokes” countdown special (3.2 mil/1.1) ticked up a tenth.

ABC | Black Box (3.7 mil/0.6) was flat, Rookie Blue (5.1 mil/0.7) was steady in audience but down two tenths in the demo, and NY Med (4.7 mil/0.7) fell 16 and two tenths from its season opener.

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FOX | Hell’s Kitchen (4.2 mil/1.4) dropped 16 and 18 percent, but Gang Related (2.6 mil/0.8) added a few eyeballs while steady in the demo.

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