In the latest TV ratings, ABC’s Dancing With the Stars celebrated ’80s Night with 6.1 million total viewers and a 0.9 rating, ticking up in viewers and steady in the demo(pending possible adjustment due to NFL preemptions); read recap. Leading out of that, Emergency Call (3 mil/0.4) was down a tenth.
CBS | Big Brother (3.9 mil/0.9) was steady week-to-week, tying DWTS for the nightly demo win. One Day at a Time‘s broadcast debut did 1.6 mil and a 0.3, followed by the second episode’s 1.4 mil/0.3. Manhunt: Deadly Games (1.4 mil/0.2) was steady.
FOX | Coverage of the MLB NLCS opener averaged 3.2 mil and a 0.8.
NBC | American Ninja Warrior (3.1 mil/0.6) rebounded sharply from last week’s face-off against the NFL on CBS, tying its season high in the demo.
THE CW | Whose Line (969K/0.2) was steady, Penn & Teller (870K/0.2) ticked up.
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The Live+Same Day numbers reported in our ratings column do not reflect a show’s overall performance, given the increased use of delayed playback via DVR and streaming platforms, plus out-of-home viewing. These numbers (Nielsen fast nationals, unless denoted as finals) instead aim to simply illustrate trends or superlatives. Warning: Contents may be hot!