Primetime Ratings: 'Big Brother' Remains at Season-High for Third Straight WeekPreseason football in many markets inflates ratings 8/09/2013 11:41:08 AM Eastern
For the third straight Thursday, CBS' Big Brother remained at its season-high 2.5 rating with adults 18-49, according to Nielsen overnight numbers. That drove CBS to win the night overall with a 1.9 rating/6 share.
In second was NBC with a 1.4/4. The Winner Is... ended its summer run with a 1.4, up 20%, while Hollywood Game Night rose 25% to a 1.5.
ABC was in third with a 1.1/4. Motive rose 25% to a 1.0 and Rookie Blue upticked 20% to a 1.2. Earlier, Wipeout fell 8% to a 1.1.
Fox and The CW aired repeats.
Note: Several markets pre-empted regular programming for NFL preseason games, likely inflating ratings.