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Ratings: 'Big Brother' still hot, 'Defying Gravity' not

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Summer viewers continued to prefer reality fluff and hard news to any new scripted series Sunday, as the stalwart 60 Minutes and Big Brother 11 helped CBS win the night. The premiere of ABC’s sci-fi soap-in-space Defying Gravity, on the other hand, notched less-than-stellar ratings.

Time Show Viewers (in millions)
7 p.m. 60 Minutes (CBS)

America’s Funniest Home Videos (ABC)

Dateline: NBC (NBC)

‘Til Death (Fox)

Easy Money (The CW)

9.2

5.1 (repeat)

5.0

1.7 (repeat)

.7

7:30 p.m. American Dad (Fox) 1.8 (repeat)
8 p.m. Big Brother 11 (CBS)

Ty’s Great British Adventure (ABC)

Merlin (NBC)

The Simpsons (Fox)

Overboard (The CW)

6.9

4.5

4.5

3.2 (repeat)

2.1

8:30 p.m. The Simpsons (Fox) 4.1 (repeat)
9 p.m. Cold Case (CBS)

Family Guy (Fox)

The Storm (NBC)

Defying Gravity (ABC)

6.6 (repeat)

4.6 (repeat)

4.1

3.7

9:30 p.m. The Simpsons (Fox) 4.3 (repeat)
10 p.m. Without a Trace (CBS) 6.3 (repeat)