The boxers on Fox’s The Next Great Champ couldn’t knock out Big Brother on CBS or NBC’s Father of the Pride Tuesday night.
Fox’s boxing reality show premiered with a 2.4 rating in adults 18-49 and 5.23 million viewers.
Next Great Champ lost viewers from its lead in Trading Spouses at 8 p.m., with a 3.2 in the demo and 7.03 million viewers.
Big Brother was the hour’s top show with a 4.5 rating in 18-49s and 10.65 million viewers. Father of the Pride, in its second week, drew a 3.9 rating in 18-49s and 8.69 million viewers, down from the 5.4 rating in adults 18-49 and 12.4 million viewers it drew for its Aug. 30 debut.
On ABC, a rerun of According to Jim drew a 2.9 rating in adults 18-49 and 8.12 million viewers.