TV Ratings: 'Gang Related' inches up, 'Big Brother' leads 18-49

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Fast National ratings for Thursday, July 3, 2014

It was a down night practically across the board the day before the long Fourth of July weekend, but it wasn't all bad news. FOX's "Gang Related" managed a small bump, while "Rookie Blue" was able to regain some of the viewers it lost last week.

CBS claimed the victory for the night, riding high on reruns of "The Big Bang Theory" and "Big Brother" for 4.9 million viewers and a 3.0 rating/6 share. ABC wasn't far behind, tallying up 4.5 million viewers and a 3.0/6. FOX (3.4 million, 2.1/4) and NBC (2.6 million, 1.7/3) came in third and fourth. The CW rounded out the night with 422,000 viewers and a 0.3/1.

As for the Adults 18-49 demographic, CBS won that race as well with a 1.2. They were followed by FOX (1.1), NBC (0.8), ABC (0.7) and The CW (0.2).

Thursday hour by hour: 

8 p.m.

CBS: "The Big Bang Theory" rerun (6.6 million viewers, 4.3/9)/"The Millers" rerun (4.7 million, 3.1/6) 
FOX: "Hell's Kitchen" (4.2 million, 2.5/5) 
ABC: "Black Box" (3.6 million, 2.4/5) 
NBC: "Hollywood Game Night" rerun (2.35 million, 1.5/3) 
The CW: "The Vampire Diaries" rerun (493,000, 0.3/1) 

18-49 leader: "The Big Bang Theory" (1.5) 

9 p.m.

ABC: "Rookie Blue" (5.15 million, 3.4/6) 
CBS: "Big Brother" (5.15 million, 3.2/6) 
FOX: "Gang Related" (2.6 million, 1.7/3) 
NBC: "Undateable" - two episodes (2.2 million, 1.4/3) 
The CW: "The Originals" rerun (412,000, 0.2/1) 

18-49 leader: " Big Brother" (1.6) 

10 p.m.

ABC: "NY Med" (4.65 million, 3.2/6) 
CBS: "Elementary" rerun (4.15 million, 2.6/5) 
NBC: "Last Comic Standing" (3.3 million, 2.0/4) 

18-49 leader: "Last Comic Standing" (1.1) 

Ratings information includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are preliminary and subject to change. Source: The Nielsen Company.
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