CBS’ American Gothic avoided the Week 2 drop-off that sister summer series BrainDead suffered, holding steady this Wednesday with 3.6 million total viewers and a 0.7 rating (per finals), now leading out of a Criminal Minds rerun.
In fact, American Gothic added a few eyeballs versus its week-ago premiere, while matching the demo number.
Opening the Eye’s night, Big Brother (6.1 mil/1.9) matched its week-ago season opener.
Over on NBC, The Night Shift‘s double pump averaged 4.5 mil/0.8, down a tenth from last week, leading out of U.S. Olympics swimming trials (5.8 mil/1.2).
Fox’s MasterChef (4 mil/1.2) rose a tenth, while Wayward Pines (2.3 mil/0.7) was flat.