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[11/09/15 - 08:28 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Sunday Night Football" Top Sunday by Wide Margin
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 19 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (11/8/15):

[EDITOR'S NOTE: Due to the nature of live sports, Fast Nationals for CBS (7-7:30P), FOX (7-7:30P) and NBC prime are approximate.]

NBC (19.147 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 6.9, #1) was still the network to beat on Sunday with its coverage of "Football Night in America #1" (6.918 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 2.1, #6), "Football Night in America #2" (11.904 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 4.3, #4), "Football Night in America #3" (17.024 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 6.1, #3) and "Sunday Night Football" (21.020 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 7.6, #1).

CBS (12.454 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.3, #2) then was a distant second place with its combination of "NFL Overrun" (23.662 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 6.5, #2), "60 Minutes" (16.341 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 3.1, #5), "Madam Secretary" (10.556 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T10), "The Good Wife" (8.146 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T14) and "CSI: Cyber" (5.882 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T18).

Next up was FOX (3.260 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.3, #3) and its lineup of a repeat "The Simpsons" (5.189 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.8, #7) followed by new episodes of "Bob's Burgers" (3.086 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T10), "The Simpsons" (3.497 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T8), "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" (2.661 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 1.2, #13), "Family Guy" (2.575 million viewers, #18; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T14) and "The Last Man on Earth" (2.553 million viewers, #19; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T16).

And finally, the quartet of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (5.628 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T16), "Once Upon a Time" (4.846 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T8), "Blood & Oil" (3.390 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T18) and "Quantico" (4.362 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.3, #12) on ABC (4.556 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #4) closed out the evening.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+106.67% - 60 Minutes
+40.00% - Bob's Burgers (vs. 10/18/15)
+27.27% - Madam Secretary
+22.86% - Football Night in America #2
+22.22% - The Good Wife
+8.33% - Quantico
+5.56% - Sunday Night Football
+5.17% - Football Night in America #3
0.00% - Football Night in America #1
0.00% - Once Upon a Time
0.00% - America's Funniest Home Videos
0.00% - CSI: Cyber
0.00% - Blood & Oil
-28.57% - The Last Man on Earth (vs. 10/25/15)
-38.89% - Family Guy (vs. 10/25/15)
-40.00% - Brooklyn Nine-Nine (vs. 10/25/15)
-44.44% - The Simpsons (vs. 10/25/15)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+106.67% - 60 Minutes
+38.71% - Football Night in America #2
+22.58% - Sunday Night Football
+22.00% - Football Night in America #3
+16.67% - Football Night in America #1
+11.11% - The Last Man on Earth (vs. Mulaney)
0.00% - Madam Secretary
0.00% - Quantico (vs. Revenge)
-21.43% - The Good Wife
-33.33% - CSI: Cyber (vs. CSI: Crime Scene Investigation)
-33.33% - Blood & Oil (vs. Resurrection)
-33.33% - America's Funniest Home Videos
-33.33% - Brooklyn Nine-Nine
-38.89% - Family Guy
-40.00% - Once Upon a Time
-48.28% - The Simpsons
-54.84% - Bob's Burgers (vs. The OT)


Here are the highlights of the 18 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (11/9/14):

[EDITOR'S NOTE: Due to the nature of live sports, Fast Nationals for FOX (7-8P) and NBC for the entire night are approximate.]

NBC (14.514 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 5.1, #1) continued its Sunday dominance with new episodes of "Football Night in America #1" (6.202 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.8, #T8), "Football Night in America #2" (8.951 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 3.1, #T4), "Football Night in America #3" (14.465 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 5.0, #3) and "Sunday Night Football" (17.299 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 6.2, #1).

FOX (6.665 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.6, #2) then claimed a distant second place with its mix of "NFL Overrun" (15.645 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 5.3, #2), "The OT" (8.193 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 3.1, #T4), "The Simpsons" (6.592 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 2.9, #6), "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" (3.958 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 1.8, #T8), "Family Guy" (3.597 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 1.8, #T8) and "Mulaney" (2.005 million viewers, #18; adults 18-49: 0.9, #18).

Next up was ABC (5.956 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.6, #3) with originals from "America's Funniest Home Videos" (6.621 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T11), "Once Upon a Time" (7.414 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 2.5, #7), "Resurrection" (4.544 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T16) and "Revenge" (5.243 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 1.3, #15).

And finally, CBS (10.976 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.4, #4) closed out the evening with "60 Minutes" (12.035 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T11), "Madam Secretary" (12.589 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T13), "The Good Wife" (10.687 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T13) and "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" (8.591 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T16).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+45.00% - The Simpsons
+40.91% - Football Night in America #2
+28.57% - Mulaney
+25.00% - America's Funniest Home Videos
+12.50% - Football Night in America #1
+12.50% - Brooklyn Nine-Nine
+11.11% - Football Night in America #3
+8.33% - Revenge
+7.69% - The Good Wife
1.64% - Sunday Night Football
0.00% - Once Upon a Time
-14.29% - CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (vs. 10/19/14)
-14.29% - Resurrection
-22.22% - Madam Secretary
-28.00% - Family Guy (vs. 10/19/14)
-54.55% - 60 Minutes

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+62.50% - Revenge (vs. Betrayal)
+52.63% - The Simpsons
+20.00% - Brooklyn Nine-Nine (vs. Bob's Burgers)
+19.05% - Once Upon a Time
+15.38% - America's Funniest Home Videos
-3.13% - Football Night in America #2
-3.85% - Football Night in America #3
-10.00% - Football Night in America #1
-10.00% - Family Guy
-11.43% - Sunday Night Football
-14.29% - Resurrection (vs. Revenge)
-20.00% - CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (vs. The Good Wife)
-26.32% - The Good Wife (vs. The Amazing Race)
-43.75% - Mulaney (vs. American Dad)
-51.72% - Madam Secretary (vs. 60 Minutes)
-73.68% - 60 Minutes (vs. NFL Overrun)

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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