Thursday Overnights: ‘Big Brother’ on CBS Tops Anemic Evening

Thursday, July 25, 2019
Household Rating/Share
Fox: 2.3/ 4, CBS and NBC: 2.1/ 4 each, ABC: 1.7/ 3, CW: 0.5/ 1
-Percent Change from the Year-Ago Evening:
NBC: +17, CW: no change, Fox: – 4, ABC: -10, CBS: -32
Ratings Breakdown:
Needless to say, there is not much to analyze when the top-rated network, Fox, averages a 2.3 rating in the overnight households.
Once again, veteran “Big Brother” on CBS led this summer Thursday with a 2.6 rating/5 share at 9 p.m. Comparably, that increased from lead-in “Love Island” (#4: 1.7/ 4 at 8 p.m.) by 53 percent. But it was also 30 percent below the 3.7/ 7 on the year-ago evening And it led into a 2.0/ 4 (#2) for soon-to-conclude drama “Elementary” at 10 p.m., which bested competing ABC drama “Reef Break” (#3: 1.5/ 3) by 33 percent.
Earlier in the evening on the alphabet net were recent non-scripted entries “Holey Moley” (#2: 2.4/ 5) and “Family Food Fight” (#4: 1.4/ 3) from 8-10 p.m.
Elsewhere, the remainder of the overnight household results for Thursday, July 25 are as follows:
8:00 p.m.
ABC – “Holy Moley”: 2.5/ 5 (#2)
CBS – “Love Island”: 1.8/ 4 (#4)
NBC – “The Wall” (R): 2.2/ 4 (#3)
Fox – “Masterchef”: 2.6/ 5 (#1)
CW – “iZombie”: 0.6/ 1 (#5)
8:30 p.m.
ABC – “Holy Moley”: 2.2/ 4 (#2t)
CBS – “Love Island”: 1.5/ 3 (#4)
NBC – “The Wall” (R): 2.2/ 4 (#2t)
Fox – “Masterchef”: 2.7/ 5 (#1)
CW – “iZombie”: 0.5/ 1 (#5)
9:00 p.m.
ABC – “Family Food Fight”: 1.4/ 3 (#4)
CBS – “Big Brother”: 2.6/ 5 (#1)
NBC – “Hollywood Game Night”: 2.0/ 4 (#1)
Fox – “Spin the Wheel”: 1.9/ 4 (#3)
CW – “The Outpost”: 0.5/ 1 (#5)
9:30 p.m.
ABC – “Family Food Fight”: 1.4/ 3 (#4)
CBS – “Big Brother”: 2.6/ 5 (#1)
NBC – “Hollywood Game Night”: 1.9/ 4 (#2t)
Fox – “Spin the Wheel”: 1.9/ 4 (#2t)
CW – “The Outpost”: 0.4/ 1 (#5)
10:00 p.m.
ABC – “Reef Break”: 1.5/ 3 (#3)
CBS – “Elementary”: 2.0/ 4 (#1t)
NBC – “Law & Order: SVU” (R): 2.0/ 4 (#1t)
10:30 p.m.
ABC – “Reef Break”: 1.4/ 3 (#3)
CBS – “Elementary”: 1.9/ 4 (#2)
NBC – “Law & Order: SVU” (R): 2.1/ 4 (#1)
Source: Nielsen Media Research
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