bachelorett men tell 320 TV ratings: 'Big Brother' leads, 'Bachelorette' special so so SundayFast National ratings for Sunday, July 31, 2011

“Big Brother” and “60 Minutes” carried CBS to a ratings win Sunday night, while “The Bachelorette: The Men Tell All” special delivered better-than-usual numbers for ABC (albeit not super-impressive in the grand scheme of things).

CBS averaged 6.6 million viewers and a 4.1 rating/7 share in households for the night, finishing a good distance ahead of ABC (5 million, 3.2/6). NBC (3.8 million, 2.4/4) came in third overall, while FOX (3.1 million, 1.7/3) took fourth in viewers.

“Big Brother” also gave CBS the lead among adults 18-49 — the network scored a 1.6 rating in primetime. FOX was a close second at 1.5. ABC drew a 1.3 in the demographic, and NBC trailed with a 0.8.

]]>7 p.m. CBS: “60 Minutes” (8.8 million viewers, 5.7/11 households)
ABC: “America’s Funniest Home Videos” rerun (4.8 million, 2.9/6)
NBC: “Dateline” (4.3 million, 2.7/5)
FOX: “American Dad” rerun (2 million, 1.1/2)/”Bob’s Burgers” rerun (2.1 million, 1.2/2) 18-49 leader: “60 Minutes” (1.3) 8 p.m. CBS: “Big Brother 13” (8.05 million, 4.7/8)
ABC: “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” rerun (4.5 million, 2.8/5)
NBC: “America’s Got Talent” rerun (3.7 million, 2.3/4)
FOX: “The Simpsons” rerun (3.6 million, 1.9/3)/”The Cleveland Show” rerun (3.3 million, 1.8/3) 18-49 leader: “Big Brother 13” (2.8) 9 p.m. ABC: “The Bachelorette: The Men Tell All” (5.1 million, 3.3/5)
CBS: “Same Name” (4.4 million, 2.8/5)
NBC: “America’s Got Talent” rerun (4.3 million, 2.6/4)
FOX: “Family Guy” rerun (4.2 million, 2.4/4)/”American Dad” rerun (3.7 million, 2.1/3) 18-49 leader: “Family Guy” (2.1) 10 p.m. ABC: “The Bachelorette: The Men Tell All” (5.75 million, 3.7/6)
CBS: “CSI: Miami” rerun (5.15 million, 3.3/5)
NBC: “The Marriage Ref” (2.9 million, 1.9/3) 18-49 leader: “The Bachelorette: The Men Tell All” (1.7) Ratings information includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are preliminary and subject to change. Source: The Nielsen Company. More ratings at Zap2it: Daily, weekly and cable