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TV ratings: 'Big Brother' double elimination leads CBS to Thursday win

Fast National ratings for Thursday, Aug. 25, 2011A double elimination on "Big Brother" helped carry CBS to a good-sized victory Thursday night.CBS averaged 7.2 million viewers and a 4.5 rating/8 share in households for the night, although its numbers -- along with those of ABC and NBC -- are inflated a little because of NFL pre-season games airing in some markets. ABC (5.7 million, 3.4/6) came in second, beating FOX's 4.25 million viewers and 2.7/5. NBC (2.9 million, 2.0/3) finished fourth, and The CW trailed with just over 1 million viewers and a 0.6/1.CBS also led among adults 18-49 with a 2.2 rating. ABC snagged the No. 2 spot in the demographic with a 1.5. FOX's 1.1 was good enough for third, followed by NBC, 0.9, and The CW, 0.4.... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2011/08/tv-ratings-big-brother-double-elimination-leads-cbs-to-thursday-win.html

Ratings: 'Expedition Impossible' Finale Up 15%; CBS Wins Night

CBS scored a predictable win for Thursday night with "Big Brother," while ABC's "Expedition Impossible" ended its first-season journey in a good place during an evening heavy with reruns, according to preliminary numbers. http://www.thewrap.com/column-post/ratings-expedition-impossible-finale-15-cbs-wins-night-big-brother-30481

TV Ratings: Pre-season football tops 'Big Brother,' wins Thursday for FOX

Fast National ratings for Thursday, Aug. 18, 2011FOX suffered no loss its first summer Thursday without "So You Think You Can Dance." The network's broadcast of the pre-season match-up between the New England Patriots and Tampa Bay Buccaneers bested all other programming Thursday night.The NFL pushed FOX to an average 8.9 million viewers and a 5.4 rating/9 share for the night. CBS, down from last week, claimed second with 6.95 million and a 4.4/7. ABC (5.3 million, 3.1/5) took third, with NBC (2.5 million, 1.7/3) in fourth and the CW (1.0 million, 0.7/1) in last. FOX also took a decided victory in the adults 18-49 demographic, bringing in a 3.2 rating. Its closest competition, CBS, pulled in a 2.0, followed by ABC (1.5), NBC (0.8) and the CW (0.3).... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2011/08/tv-ratings-pre-season-football-tops-big-brother-wins-thursday-for-fox.html

TV ratings: 'Big Brother' beats out 'So You Think You Can Dance' finale, CBS wins Thursday

Fast National ratings for Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011The season finale of "So You Think You Can Dance" couldn't beat out summertime juggernaut "Big Brother 13" with the CBS program finishing as Thursday's top-rated show. CBS averaged 7.7 million viewers and a 4.7 rating/8 share in households for the night, beating out FOX, which carried 6.3 million viewers and 3.9/7. ABC (5.5 million, 3.4/6) finished third overall. NBC (3.1 million, 2.1/4) came in fourth, and The CW brought up the rear with 1.1 million viewers and a 0.7/1. (Numbers for CBS, ABC and NBC are all inflated some because several local markets carried NFL preseason games.)CBS scored a sweep also taking the adults 18-49 demo, scoring a 2.3 rating. FOX closely followed with 2.1. ABC ran third with 1.6. NBC came in fourth at 1.6. The CW scored a 0.4.... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2011/08/tv-ratings-big-brother-beats-out-so-you-think-you-can-dance-finale-cbs-wins-thursday.html

TV ratings: Thursday 'Big Brother' rises again, gives CBS another win

Fast National ratings for Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011The latest elimination on "Big Brother" gave the show improved ratings for the third Thursday in a row, and it once again led CBS to an across-the-board ratings win in primetime.CBS scored 6.3 million viewers and a 4.2 rating/7 share for the night. ABC (5.5 million, 3.4/6) was even with its performance last week. FOX claimed third with 4 million viewers and a 2.6/4, beating out NBC (2.6 million, 1.9/3). The CW came in at just under 1 million viewers and a 0.6/1.CBS also led the adults 18-49 demographic, albeit with only a 1.8 rating. ABC finished second in the demo with a 1.6, followed by FOX at 1.2. Neither NBC (0.9) nor The CW (0.3) got over the 1.0 mark.... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2011/08/tv-ratings-thursday-big-brother-rises-again-gives-cbs-another-win.html

TV ratings: 'Big Brother' up again as CBS tops Thursday

Fast National ratings for Thursday, July 28, 2011The elimination episode of "Big Brother 13" improved its ratings for a second consecutive week, helping CBS score an across-the-board win Thursday night.CBS drew 6.5 million viewers and a 4.2 rating/7 share among households in primetime, beating out No. 2 ABC (5.5 million, 3.4/6) by a million viewers. FOX (4.4 million, 2.9/5) came in third. NBC took fourth with 2.55 million viewers and a 1.8/3, while The CW trailed with about 950,000 viewers and a 0.7/1.CBS also led among adults 18-49, although it only managed a 1.9 rating in the demographic. ABC grabbed second with a 1.6, topping FOX's 1.4. NBC averaged 0.8 and The CW 0.4.... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2011/07/tv-ratings-big-brother-up-again-as-cbs-tops-thursday.html

TV ratings: 'Big Brother' bounces back, helps CBS lead Thursday

Fast National ratings for Thursday, Sept. 21, 2011After dipping some a week ago, "Big Brother 13" saw its ratings improve some on Thursday, leading CBS to a win on a fairly quiet night. "So You Think You Can Dance" dipped a little bit, and ABC's lineup of originals was flat or down a little bit in adults 18-49.CBS led the way in primetime with 6.25 million viewers and a 4.0 rating/7 share in households. ABC (5.5 million, 3.3/6) finished second, a good distance ahead of FOX (3.95 million, 2.5/4). NBC was also down a little bit with 2 million viewers and a 1.4/2. The CW brought up the rear with 856,000 viewers and a 0.6/1.CBS averaged only a 1.7 in the 18-49 demographic, but that was good enough to snag the top spot. ABC took second at 1.5, followed by FOX at 1.2. Neither NBC (0.7) nor The CW (0.3) managed to break the 1.0... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2011/07/tv-ratings-big-brother-bounces-back-helps-cbs-lead-thursday.html

TV ratings: 'Big Brother' dips from last Thursday, still tops 'Wipeout'

Fast National ratings for Thursday, July 14, 2011"Big Brother 13" continued to dominate on Thursday night for CBS, giving the network a narrow win over ABC in average viewers and the 18-29 demo. Down from its premiere, "BB" and the CBS block of reruns shrunk its gap between ABC's strongest performers, "Wipeout" and "Rookie Blue."CBS averaged 6.1 million viewers and a 3.8 rating/7 share in households on Thursday, with ABC (5.5 million, 3.3/6) coming in second. FOX (4.1 million, 2.5/5) was a bit further behind in third, with NBC (2.2 million, 1.4/3) and The CW (1.1 million, 0.7/1) pulling up the rear in fourth and fifth, respectively. CBS nabbed the strongest number in adults 18-49 with a 1.6. ABC (1.5), FOX (1.3), NBC (0.8) and The CW (0.4) followed.... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2011/07/tv-ratings-big-brother-dips-from-last-thursday-still-tops-wipeout.html

TV ratings: 'Big Brother' premiere up from last year, leads CBS to Thursday win

Fast National ratings for Thursday, July 7, 2011The 13th season of "Big Brother" got off to a pretty solid start Thursday, improving on its premiere numbers from last year and leading CBS to an across-the-board ratings win for the night. The show was up by about 400,000 viewers and four tenths of a point in adults 18-49 over its 2010 debut.CBS scored 6.8 million viewers and a 4.3 rating/7 share in households for the night. ABC (5.95 million, 3.5/6) came in second, beating out FOX (4.25 million, 2.7/5). NBC managed only 2.15 million viewers and a 1.5/3, but that was good enough to beat The CW's 1.1 million and 0.8/1.The adults 18-49 crown also went to CBS, although the network averaged only a 1.9 rating in the demographic. ABC took second at 1.7. FOX, 1.3, finished third, followed by NBC, 0.8, and The CW, 0.4.... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2011/07/tv-ratings-big-brother-premiere-up-from-last-year-leads-cbs-to-thursday-win.html

TV ratings: 'Wipeout,' CBS reruns lead a quiet Thursday

Fast National ratings for Thursday, June 30, 2011CBS' lineup of repeats grabbed the most viewers Thursday night, while ABC's "Wipeout"-led set of originals snagged the top spot in the adults 18-49 demographic. It wasn't an especially auspicious night for anyone, though.CBS averaged 6.75 million viewers and a 4.4 rating/8 share in households, beating out ABC (6 million, 3.6/6) for the top spot overall. FOX (4 million, 2.5/5) came in third. NBC was fourth with just over 2 million viewers and a 1.3/2, while The CW trailed with 861,000 viewers and a 0.6/1.No network managed to break the 2.0 mark in adults 18-49. ABC's 1.7 was good enough to finish in first place, followed by FOX at 1.3 and CBS at 1.2. NBC drew a scant 0.7, and The CW came in at 0.3.... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2011/07/tv-ratings-wipeout-cbs-reruns-lead-a-quiet-thursday.html
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