Posted in:

Thursday Overnights: ‘Big Brother’ on CBS Tops Evening

The Summer Doldrums Continues

THURSDAY, AUGUST 9, 2018

Household Rating/Share
CBS: 2.8/ 5, NBC: 2.2/ 4, ABC: 1.9/ 4, Fox: 1.3/ 2, CW: 0.6/ 1

-Percent Change from the Year-Ago Evening:
CBS: – 7, NBC: -21, Fox: -24, CW: -40, ABC: -41

What follows are the household overnight ratings for Thursday, August 2 broken out by half-hour:

8:00 p.m.
ABC – “The Gong Show”: 1.9/ 4 (#3)
CBS – “The Big Bang Theory” (R): 3.4/ 7 (#2)
NBC – “America’s Got Talent” (R): 3.5/ 7 (#1)
Fox – “MasterChef” (R): 1.3/ 2 (#4)
CW – “Supernatural” (R): 0.6/ 1 (#5)

8:30 p.m.
ABC – “The Gong Show”: 1.5/ 3 (#3)
CBS – “Young Sheldon” (R): 3.1/ 6 (#2)
NBC – “America’s Got Talent” (R): 1.5/ 3 (#3)
Fox – “MasterChef” (R): 1.2/ 2 (#4)
CW – “Supernatural” (R): 0.6/ 1 (#5)

9:00 p.m.
ABC – “The Match Game”: 2.0/ 4 (#2)
CBS – “Big Brother”: 3.3/ 7 (#1)
NBC – “Trial & Error”1.7/ 3 (#3)
Fox – “MasterChef” (R): 1.3/ 2 (#4)
CW – “Black Lightning” (R): 0.5/ 1 (#5)

9:30 p.m.
ABC – “The Match Game”: 2.1/ 4 (#2)
CBS – “Big Brother”: 3.0/ 6 (#1)
NBC – “Trial & Error”1.2/ 2 (#3t)
Fox – “MasterChef” (R): 1.3/ 2 (#3t)
CW – “Black Lightning” (R): 0.5/ 1 (#5)

10:00 p.m.
ABC – “Take Two”: 1.9/ 3 (#2)
CBS – “S.W.A.T. (R): 2.0/ 4 (#1)
NBC – “Law & Order: SVU” (R): 1.8/ 3 (#3)

10:30 p.m.
ABC – “Take Two”: 1.8/ 4 (#2t)
CBS – “S.W.A.T. (R): 1.9/ 4 (#1)
NBC – “Law & Order: SVU” (R): 1.8/ 4 (#2t)

Source: Nielsen Media Research

Written by Marc Berman

Marc Berman

Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of the “Mr. Television” for Campaign US (www.campaignlive.com). Most recently, Berman was the creator and Editor-in-Chief of website and newsletter TV Media Insights for Cross MediaWorks. From 1999-2011, he was the Senior Editor for Mediaweek and has also written for The New York Daily News, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Emmy Magazine, among others. Berman has also appeared on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Inside Edition,” “The CBS Evening News,” E!, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and MSNBC.

4128 posts

One Comment

Leave a Reply
  1. Is that half hour drop for AGT accurate? That is a huge drop. Did people realize that it was a best of episode and stopped watching?