TV ratings: 'Big Brother' cruises to Sunday win, 'Rising Star' off slightly

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big-brother-july-27-14-ratings.jpgFast National ratings for Sunday, July 27, 2014

"Big Brother" coasted to the top spot in Sunday's 18-49 ratings, leading its closest competition by a good margin and helping CBS to a win for the night.

Elsewhere Sunday, ABC's "Rising Star" was off slightly from last week, and wasn't helped by a lower "Wipeout" lead-in. CBS' other originals, "Unforgettable" and "Reckless," were even in adults 18-49, with "Reckless" up slightly in viewers.

CBS scored 6.2 million viewers and a 3.9 rating/7 share in households in primetime, well ahead of second-place finisher ABC (3.3 million, 2.0/4). NBC (3 million, 1.9/3) took third, and FOX (2.2 million, 1.3/2).

CBS' 1.2 rating among adults 18-49 was good enough to win the demographic title for the night. FOX took second at 1.0, and ABC and NBC tied for third at 0.7

Sunday hour by hour:

7 p.m.

CBS:
"60 Minutes" (7.7 million viewers, 5.0/10 households)
ABC: "Wipeout" (3 million, 1.8/4)
NBC: "American Ninja Warrior" rerun (2.5 million, 1.6/3)
FOX: "American Dad" rerun (1.4 million, 0.8/2)/"Bob's Burgers" rerun (1.65 million, 1.0/2)

18-49 leader: "60 Minutes" (0.9)

8 p.m.

CBS:
"Big Brother" (6.5 million, 3.8/7)
NBC: "American Ninja Warrior" rerun (3.5 million, 2.1/4)
ABC: "Wipeout" (3.35 million, 1.9/3)
FOX: "The Simpsons" reruns (2.4 million, 1.3/2)

18-49 leader: "Big Brother" (2.1)

9 p.m.

CBS:
"Unforgettable" (6.4 million, 4.0/7)
ABC: "Rising Star" (3.55 million, 2.0/3)
FOX: "Family Guy" rerun (3 million, 1.7/3)/"American Dad" rerun (2.6 million, 1.5/3)
NBC: "Chicago Fire" rerun (2.6 million, 1.6/3)

18-49 leader: "Family Guy" (1.4)

10 p.m.

CBS:
"Reckless" (4.2 million, 2.7/5)
ABC: "Castle" rerun (3.4 million, 2.3/4)
NBC: "Chicago PD" rerun (3.3 million, 2.1/4)

18-49 leader: "Chicago PD" (0.7)

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

Photo/Video credit: CBS