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Ratings: Not a Ton of Love for ‘Love Island’ Season Finale
But CBS wins Sunday with a better performance from ”Big Brother“
Love was kinda-sorta in the air for CBS on Sunday — but primarily before the two-hour “Love Island” season finale aired.
“Love Island” managed a 0.4 rating among adults 18-49 and 1.6 million total viewers. Those aren’t bad numbers for “Love Island,” which is not exactly a hit show, they’re just not *good* numbers in general.
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Fortunately for CBS, which finished first in primetime last night, “Big Brother” performed better.
CBS was first in ratings with a 0.5 rating in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and in total viewers with an average of 3.3 million, according to preliminary numbers. Following a rerun, “Big Brother” posted a 0.9 rating and 3.7 million total viewers in the 8 o’clock hour. “Love Island” followed.
ABC was second in ratings with a 0.4 and in total viewers with 3 million. Following a repeat, “Celebrity Family Feud” at 8 p.m. put up a 0.5 rating and 4.2 million total viewers. An ABC News special report at 9 had a 0.4 rating and 3.1 million total viewers. “The Chase” from 9:30 to 10 got a 0.3 rating and 2.3 million total viewers. From 10:30 to 11, “To Tell the Truth” received a 0.2 rating and 1.6 million total viewers.
NBC and Fox tied for third in ratings, both with a 0.2. NBC was third with 1.8 million total viewers, Fox was fourth with 620,000.
Both NBC and Fox aired reruns throughout primetime.
The CW was fifth in ratings with a 0.0 and in total viewers with 283,000. “DC’s Legends of Tomorrow” at 8 had a 0.1 rating and 375,000 total viewers. At 9, “Wellington Paranormal” got a 0.0 rating and 180,000 total viewers. “Dead Pixels” at 10 also received a 0.0 rating, but managed 201,000 total viewers.
We do not have early Nielsen ratings for Spanish-language networks Univision and Telemundo.