TV Ratings: Big Brother Dominates, S.H.I.E.L.D. Rises on Finale Night

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In the latest TV ratings, CBS’ Big Brother drew 4.2 million total viewers and a 1.1 rating, up 17 percent and a tenth from last Wednesday’s season opener and dominating the night in the demo.

Leading out of that, the newly renewed Tough as Nails (3.1 mil/0.5) was steady.


NBC | America’s Got Talent (6.1 mil/0.7, read recap) delivered Wednesday’s largest total audience. World of Dance (4.1 mil/0.6, 60% agreed with the choice of winner) ended Season 4 with its biggest audience since June 23.

ABC | United We Fall (3.2 mil/0.5) was steady. Agents of SHIELD with its first hour (1.64 mil/0.4) delivered a best-since-premiere audience and a season high in the demo. The finale itself then did 1.35 mil and a 0.3; TVLine readers gave the series finale (and Season 7 as a whole) an average grade of “A”read our many post mortems.

THE CW | The 100 (629K/0.1, read recap) rebounded from last week’s all-time low audience while steady in the demo. Coroner (656K/0.1) was steady.

The Live+Same Day numbers reported in our daily-ish ratings column do not reflect a show’s overall performance, given the increases in delayed playback via DVR and streaming platforms. These Live+Same Day numbers instead are used to illustrate any trends or high/low superlatives. Kids, ask parents before calling.

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