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TV Ratings: ‘Big Brother’ Season 22 Premiere Dominates Wednesday Night

TV Ratings: ‘Big Brother’ Season 22 Premiere Dominates Wednesday Night

Big Brother” returned for its twenty-second season to easily win the Wednesday night TV ratings race.

The CBS show scored a 1.0 rating among adults 18-49 and around 3.7 million total viewers across its two-hour premiere. While that was easily the highest rating on the night, it does represent a 23% drop from the season 21 premiere, which came in at a 1.3 rating and just under 5 million viewers. The season before that premiered to a 1.5 rating and 5.3 million pairs of eyeballs. Right before “Big Brother,” competition series “Tough As Nails” came in even week-to-week with a 0.5 rating and 3.7 million viewers.

Over on ABC, Will Sasso and Christina Vidal comedy “United We Fall” was also even at a 0.5 rating and 3.3 million viewers. In the 10 p.m. time slot, “Marvel’s Agents of Shield” scored the same numbers as last week with a 0.3 and 1.3 million viewers. A replay of “The Goldbergs” delivered a 0.4 rating and just over 2 million viewers,

See full article on Variety