Ratings: 'Big Brother' Tops for 4th Week As CBS and Fox Tie for First

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Ratings: 'Big Brother' Tops for 4th Week As CBS and Fox Tie for First
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Ratings: 'Big Brother' Tops for 4th Week As CBS and Fox Tie for First

"Big Brother" was Sunday's top-rated show for the fourth consecutive week, leading CBS to a ratings tie with Fox on a repeat-heavy night.

CBS and Fox, which aired reruns except for its "Animation Domination High Def Preview," each had a 1.1 rating/4 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic. CBS was first in total viewers with an average of 5.2 million, according to preliminary numbers. Fox was fourth in viewers with 2.6 million.

In between reruns, CBS aired "Big Brother" at 8 p.m. It earned a 2.4/7, making it the highest-rated program of the evening. It had 6.8 million viewers and was the second most-watched show, behind a "60 Minutes" rerun.

Fox aired reruns until a special "Animation Domination High Def Preview" at 9:30, which earned a 1.1/3 and 2.5 million viewers.

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ABC was third in ratings with a 0.9/3 and third in total viewers with 3.46 million. Bookended by repeats, "Celebrity Wife Swap" at 8 earned a 1.0/3 and 3.1 million viewers, while "Whodunnit" at 9 received the same ratings/share with 2.9 million viewers.

NBC and Univision tied for fourth place with a 0.8 rating apiece. Univision had a 3 share to NBC's 2 share. NBC was second in total viewers with 3.49 million while Univision was fifth with 2 million.

After reruns, NBC aired "Crossing Lines" at 10. It earned a 0.6/2 and 2.9 million viewers.

Telemundo was sixth in ratings with a 0.7/2 and total viewers 1.7 million.

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