or


[07/16/18 - 08:29 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Viewers, Demos with Game Show Lineup
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

Primetime Preliminary Fast National Nielsen Data
(includes all DVR playback through 3:00 am)

Here are the highlights of the 16 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (7/15/18):

ABC (5.050 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.8, #1) edged out the competition on Sunday with its mix of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (4.620 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T5), "Celebrity Family Feud" (6.304 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #2), "$100,000 Pyramid" (5.168 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #3) and "To Tell the Truth" (4.110 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.8, #4).

CBS (4.627 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.7, #2) then was a close second with "60 Minutes" (7.049 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T8), "Big Brother 20" (5.237 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.4, #1), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (3.156 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T13) and another "NCIS: Los Angeles" (3.067 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T13).

Next up was NBC (3.257 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3) with the season finale of "Running Wild with Bear Grylls" (2.043 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #16), a repeat "America's Got Talent" (3.864 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T5) and a new "Shades of Blue" (3.259 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T11).

And finally, repeats of "One Strange Rock" (1.314 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T13), "The Simpsons" (1.527 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T8), "Bob's Burgers" (1.445 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T8), "Family Guy" (1.647 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T5) and a new "Ghosted" (1.325 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T11) rounded out the night on FOX (1.428 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+25.00% - Ghosted
+7.69% - Big Brother 20
0.00% - $100,000 Pyramid
0.00% - To Tell the Truth
0.00% - Shades of Blue
0.00% - Running Wild with Bear Grylls
-9.09% - Celebrity Family Feud

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+25.00% - Ghosted (vs. American Grit)
+12.50% - $100,000 Pyramid (vs. Steve Harvey's Funderdome)
0.00% - To Tell the Truth (vs. $100,000 Pyramid)
-9.09% - Celebrity Family Feud
-16.67% - Shades of Blue (vs. American Ninja Warrior (Repeat))
-22.22% - Big Brother 20
-25.00% - Running Wild with Bear Grylls (vs. Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly)


Here are the highlights of the 16 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (7/16/17):

CBS (4.545 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #1) was the sole demo champ on Sunday with its mix of "60 Minutes" (5.897 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T7), "Big Brother 19" (6.003 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.8, #1), "Candy Crush" (2.930 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T3) and "NCIS: Los Angeles" (3.349 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T11).

ABC (4.817 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.8, #2) then was a close second with its lineup of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (4.246 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.7, #6), "Celebrity Family Feud" (6.091 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.1, #2), "Steve Harvey's Funderdome" (4.415 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T3) and "$100,000 Pyramid" (4.517 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T3).

Next up was NBC (2.670 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #3) with a new "Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly" (3.099 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T11) alongside encores of "The Wall" (2.216 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T11) and "American Ninja Warrior" (2.684 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T7).

And finally, repeats of "Bob's Burgers" (0.735 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.3, #16), another "Bob's Burgers" (0.908 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T11), "The Simpsons" (1.250 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.5, #10) and "Family Guy" (1.390 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T7) plus a new "American Grit" (0.994 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T11) rounded out the night on FOX (1.045 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #4).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Big Brother 19
0.00% - Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly
0.00% - American Grit
-11.11% - $100,000 Pyramid
-11.11% - Steve Harvey's Funderdome
-15.38% - Celebrity Family Feud
-27.27% - Candy Crush

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+100.00% - Candy Crush (vs. Madam Secretary (Repeat))
0.00% - Big Brother 19
-26.67% - Celebrity Family Feud
-27.27% - American Grit (vs. Family Guy/The Last Man on Earth (Repeats))
-33.33% - $100,000 Pyramid (vs. Match Game)
-42.86% - Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly (vs. Dateline NBC (Repeat))
-42.86% - Steve Harvey's Funderdome (vs. $100,000 Pyramid)

Source: Nielsen Media Research





  [october 2018]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
 


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[10/17/18 - 08:15 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Holds Off Demo Push by ABC Debuts
The Alphabet's premiere of "The Conners" leads all programs last night among adults 18-49.

[10/16/18 - 08:16 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Once Again Tops Charts for NBC
The Peacock leads the evening in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/16/18 - 07:17 AM]
ESPN's "Monday Night Football": 49ers-Packers Up 38 Percent Year-Over-Year
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, October 15.

[10/15/18 - 08:23 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Charts with "Sunday Night Football"
The Peacock once again takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/14/18 - 08:28 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Cruises to Victory with College Football
The Alphabet takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/14/18 - 07:49 AM]
College Football Week 7: ABC's "Saturday Night Football" Up an Impressive 57% Year-Over-Year
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, October 13.

[10/13/18 - 08:28 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Last Man Standing" Top Demo Race
The network take home the adults 18-49 crown while CBS is the most-watched network.

[10/12/18 - 03:26 PM]
"The Good Place" & "Superstore" Debuts Set Series Records in Digital
NBC further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[10/12/18 - 11:44 AM]
Freeform's Newly Expanded "31 Nights of Halloween" Launches with Gains Over the Prior Year, as 'Hocus Pocus' Reaches 8.2 Million Viewers in Its First Week
Freeform further spins the numbers for the week of October 1-7.

[10/12/18 - 08:26 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Thursday Night Football" Rises in Latest FOX Victory
The network once again takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/11/18 - 08:13 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Empire" Hang Onto Demo Crown
The network's flagship drama and "Survivor" on CBS lead the night among adults 18-49.

[10/10/18 - 08:10 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Gets Boost from "American Music Awards"
The Alphabet shares the adults 18-49 crown with NBC, however said telecast is down 25% from a year ago.

[10/09/18 - 08:11 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Rides "The Voice," "Manifest" to Another Victory
The Peacock once again takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/09/18 - 07:17 AM]
ESPN's "Monday Night Football": Redskins-Saints Up Four Percent Year-Over-Year
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, October 8.

[10/08/18 - 01:01 PM]
TLC Finishes 3rd Quarter as #1 Cable Network on Sunday Nights and #2 Overall in Ad-Supported Cable
TLC further spins the numbers for the quarter to date.