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‘Big Brother’ Leads CBS to Sunday Ratings Win

Aug 8, 2011  •  Post A Comment

CBS’s reality series "Big Brother" was the top-rated program Sunday night, helping the Eye Network take the overall win, TVbytheNumbers.com reports.

CBS finished the night with a 1.7 average rating for prime time in adults 18-49, with Spanish-language broadcaster Univision second with a 1.2 average. Trailing were Fox (1.0 average), ABC (1.0) and NBC (0.7). CBS also won total viewers, averaging 6.6 million to 4.0 million for ABC, 3.2 million for Univision, 2.9 million for NBC and 2.8 million for Fox.

At 7 p.m. CBS’s "60 Minutes" topped NBC’s "Dateline" with a 1.2 average rating to a 0.5 in the 18-49 demographic.

At 8 p.m. "Big Brother" scored a 2.8 average in the 18-49 demographic for the hour, over the first hour of Fox’s "Teen Choice 2011," which had a 1.1 in the same demo. ABC’s "Ty’s Great British Adventure 2011" trailed with a 1.0 in the 18-49 demo for the hour.

At 9 p.m. CBS’s "Same Name" had a 1.6 in the 18-49 demographic for the hour, while NBC’s "Marriage Ref" collected a 0.9 in the 18-49 demo.

In the 10 p.m. hour, another installment of "Marriage Ref" rated a 1.0 in the 18-49 demographic against all reruns.

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