“Beat Shazam,” airing at 8 p.m., averaged a 0.7 rating in adults 18-49 and 2.4 million viewers, down slightly in the key demo from last week. “Love Connection” at 9 averaged a 0.6 and 2.2 million viewers, even with its performance last week.
On CBS, “Big Brother” (1.8, 6 million) was even, as was “Zoo” (0.5, 2.6 million).
ABC aired the 2-hour special “Truth and Lies: The Murder of Laci Peterson” (1.1, 4.9 million) beginning at 9.
For The CW, “Penn & Teller: Fool Us” (0.4, 1.5 million) and “Whose Line Is It Anyway” (0.3, 1.2 million) were both even.
NBC aired only repeats.
CBS won the night in the demo with a 1.1 but finished second in total viewers with 4.8 million. ABC was second in the demo with a 1.0 but first in total viewers with 4.9 million. NBC was third overall with a 0.9 and 4 million viewers. Fox was fourth with a 0.7 and 2.3 million. The CW averaged a 0.3 and 1.3 million.
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