While down some from last season’s premiere, it doesn’t appear that the controversy surrounding “Survivor’s” new twists affected ratings much.
Reality show off a little less than 5% from its last season premiere as it leads CBS to an easy Thursday night win.
CBS easily finished first for the evening with a 10.1/17 HH rating and a 5.3 A18-49 rating.
ABC followed in second place with a 5.7/10 HH rating and a 3.0 A18-49 rating.
FOX finished in third place with a 3.9/6 HH rating and a 2.2 A18-49 rating.
NBC followed in fourth for the evening delivering a 3.5/6 HH rating and a 2.1 A18-49 rating.
And lastly, soon to be ‘The CW’ networks The WB & UPN finished way beyond with the former delivering a 1.1/2 HH rating and a 0.7 A18-49 rating and the later delivering a 0.5/1 HH rating and a 0.3 A18-49 rating.
The ratings for all the programs that aired last night are viewable below in chart form:
Source: Nielsen Media Research