TV ratings: 'Big Brother' dips from last Thursday, still tops 'Wipeout'
"Big Brother 13" continued to dominate on Thursday night for CBS, giving the network a narrow win over ABC in average viewers and the 18-29 demo.
Down from its premiere, "BB" and the CBS block of reruns shrunk its gap between ABC's strongest performers, "Wipeout" and "Rookie Blue."
CBS averaged 6.1 million viewers and a 3.8 rating/7 share in households on Thursday, with ABC (5.5 million, 3.3/6) coming in second. FOX (4.1 million, 2.5/5) was a bit further behind in third, with NBC (2.2 million, 1.4/3) and The CW (1.1 million, 0.7/1) pulling up the rear in fourth and fifth, respectively.
CBS nabbed the strongest number in adults 18-49 with a 1.6. ABC (1.5), FOX (1.3), NBC (0.8) and The CW (0.4) followed.