Ratings: Soft Start for CBS' 'Unforgettable,' but Its 'Big Brother, '60 Minutes' Save the Night

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Ratings: Soft Start for CBS' 'Unforgettable,' but Its 'Big Brother, '60 Minutes' Save the Night
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Ratings: Soft Start for CBS' 'Unforgettable,' but Its 'Big Brother, '60 Minutes' Save the Night

"Unforgettable" saw a soft premiere, but the rest of CBS' slate carried it to a tie for first with Univision on Sunday night.

CBS and Univision tied for first in ratings, both with a 1.3 rating/4 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic. CBS was first in total viewers with 6.7 million. Univision was third in total viewers with an average of 3.268 million, according to preliminary numbers.

For CBS, "60 Minutes" at 7 p.m. earned a 1.0/4 and 8.2 million viewers, making it the most-watched program of the night. "Big Brother" at 8 was the highest-rated show of the evening, earning a 2.2/7 and 6.8 million viewers. The premiere of "Unforgettable" at 9 received a 1.3/4 and 7 million viewers, down 55 percent from its fall 2011 series debut. A rerun followed.

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Fox was third in ratings with a 1.2/4 and fifth in total viewers with 2.6 million. The network aired repeats all night.

ABC was in fourth in ratings with a 0.9/3 and second in total viewers with 3.272 million. In between repeats, the "Celebrity Wife Swap" finale at 8 received a 1.1/4 and 3 million viewers. That's down 42 percent from last spring's finale. At 9, "Whodunnit?" earned a 1.1/3 and 3 million viewers.

Telemundo was fifth in ratings with a 0.8/3 and sixth in total viewers with 2.1 million.

NBC was in sixth in ratings with a 0.7/2 and fourth in viewers with 3 million. After reruns, "Crossing Lines" at 10 p.m. earned a 0.5/2 and 2.9 million viewers for NBC.

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