Ratings: Big Bro Tops Night, Rising Star Hits Low, Unforgettable Ticks Up

Big Brother Ratings

CBS’ Big Brother this Sunday drew 6.4 million total viewers and a 2.1 rating, dipping a tenth in the demo week-to-week but still dominating the night in that measure.

Leading out of BB, Unforgettable (6.4 mil/1.0) and Reckless (4.1 mil/0.6) each ticked up a tenth, with the latter ending up in a three-way tie at 10 pm with Castle and Chicago P.D. reruns.

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Over on ABC, Wipeout (3.9 mil/1.0) dropped 19 and 29 percent, while Rising Star (4.1 mil/1.0) fell 15 and 23 percent (hitting a series low in the demo).

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Cable premiere ratings (e.g. The Lottery), as always and forever come in much, much later, and as needed will be reported under separate cover.

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  1. God I HATE reality shows and Big Brother is the WORST!!!!!

  2. Mike says:

    Wow, Rising Star lets it’s most talented singer go due to the judges and it hits a series low the next week. I’m shocked. :(

  3. caro_brasil says:

    Why never nothing about Halt and Catch Fire? Not just the ratings… but anything?

  4. Gerri says:

    Cody. King of the Abs. I think he is a bag part of the ratings doing so well for Big Brother this year. Just sayin.

  5. Dean says:

    Castle and CPD were really low especially for repeats. Not surprise given the 10 hour competition.

  6. abz says:

    Can we talk about Jocasta in that final minute? I don’t know what she was doing, maybe speaking in tongues or something, but it freaked me out.like she was possessed or something.

    • Jax&Juice's Girl says:

      Yeah, that sh*t was weird I guess she was happy/knew that her and Amber was about to win the game. Zach is ANNOYING, Victoria NEEDS to go home, and Cody is freakin CUTE!

  7. Chris says:

    Matt, why do you always go with preliminary ratings, but not final ratings, when reporting ratings for TV shows on both broadcast & cable shows?

    • Matt Webb Mitovich says:

      Because life is too short. Though I have been known to update the daily ratings post in the evening with finals, in cases where it has a marked effect on somethingoranother (or impacts my headline). Or at least in the fall, I often (though not always) do. Exclusive example: https://tvline.com/2014/07/10/extant-premiere-ratings/

    • Moment says:

      Other websites do the same, for the most part there won’t be a huge adjustment up or down for any show really, perhaps the odd half million, or tenth up or down(18-49). It’s a great way of informing people how their show has done.