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TV ratings: CBS' 'Big Brother,' ABC's 'Rising Star' gain Sunday viewers
TV ratings: CBS' 'Big Brother,' ABC's 'Rising Star' gain Sunday viewers

ABC's reality singing competition "Rising Star" shined in the television ratings on Sunday. According to preliminary numbers from Nielsen, "Rising Star" rose by 7% in total viewers (4.8 million versus last week's 4.5 million) and 17% among key viewers ages 18-49 with a rating of 1.4. The network's attempt to reinvigorate the singing contest format got off to a soft start last month and dropped in following weeks. But Sunday night's 18-49 ratings gains brought it just a tenth of a point behind the premiere, which earned a 1.5 in the demo. With 6.6 million viewers and a rating of 2.1 among 18-49-year-olds, CBS' "Big Brother" shot...

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