TV Ratings Report: American Gothic Premieres Low

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CBS' new murder mystery drama, American Gothic (3.5 million/0.7 rating) premiered low with a solid lead in.

Before that, Big Brother (6.1 million viewers/1.8 rating) returned down from last year, but still strong.

Silver Bells - American Gothic

Fox's Masterchef (3.7 million/1.0 rating) slipped, but Wayward Pines (2.4 million/0.7 rating) was even.

NBC aired an encore of American Ninja Warrior and an original installment of The Night Shift (4.3 million/0.9 rating).

ABC went with encores of The Middle (3.8 million/0.8 rating), The Goldbergs (3.3 million/0.8 rating), Modern Family (3.4 million/0.9 rating) and Black-ish (3.1 million/0.8 rating), Fresh Off The Boat (2.7 million/0.8 rating) and The Real O'Neals (2.2 million/0.7 rating).

And The CW went with encores of Arrow (0.8 million/0.2 rating) and Supernatural (0.9 million/0.4 rating).

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