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[01/11/16 - 08:57 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Rides NFL Overrun to Victory
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 (1/10/16):

[EDITOR'S NOTE: Due to the nature of live sports, Fast Nationals for FOX (7-8:15p) and approximate.]

FOX (16.558 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 5.8, #1) claimed top honors on Sunday thanks to a big boost from "NFL Overrun" (33.047 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 10.7, #1) followed by new episodes of "The Simpsons" (19.000 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 6.7, #2), "Cooper Barrett's Guide to Surviving Life" (6.443 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 2.8, #4), "Family Guy" (4.299 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 2.0, #6) and "Bordertown" (3.510 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.6, #7).

NBC (13.940 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 4.1, #2) then had to settle for second place with its "Golden Globes Red Carpet" (9.384 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.3, #5) and "The 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards" (15.459 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 4.7, #3).

Next up was CBS (7.517 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #3) and originals from "60 Minutes" (7.214 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T11), "Madam Secretary" (8.920 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T8), "The Good Wife" (7.581 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T8) and "CSI: Cyber" (6.356 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T8).

And finally, new episodes of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (4.357 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T11), "Galavant" (2.592 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T13), another "Galavant" (2.234 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T13) and repeats of "Quantico" (1.544 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T15) and "Quantico" (1.703 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T15) on ABC (2.504 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #4) closed out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+235.00% - The Simpsons
+133.33% - Cooper Barrett's Guide to Surviving Life
+45.45% - Bordertown
+17.65% - Family Guy
-9.09% - The Good Wife (vs. 12/13/15)
-9.09% - CSI: Cyber (vs. 12/20/15)
-23.08% - Madam Secretary (vs. 12/13/15)
-25.00% - Galavant - 8:30
-27.27% - America's Funniest Home Videos
-33.33% - Galavant - 8:00
-66.67% - 60 Minutes

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+235.00% - The Simpsons
+86.67% - Cooper Barrett's Guide to Surviving Life (vs. Brooklyn Nine-Nine)
+4.55% - Golden Globes Red Carpet
0.00% - Bordertown (vs. Bob's Burgers)
0.00% - Family Guy
-6.00% - The 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards
-23.08% - CSI: Cyber (vs. The Good Wife)
-27.27% - America's Funniest Home Videos
-41.18% - The Good Wife (vs. Madam Secretary)
-50.00% - Galavant - 8:30
-53.85% - Galavant - 8:00
-72.22% - Madam Secretary (vs. 60 Minutes)
-92.98% - 60 Minutes (vs. NFL Overrun)


Here are the highlights of the 17 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (1/11/15):

[EDITOR'S NOTE: Due to NFL pre-emptions on CBS and the live broadcast of the Golden Globe Awards on NBC, Fast Nationals for both networks are approximate.]

CBS (18.498 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 4.5, #1) was the network to beat on Sunday with a full hour of "NFL Overrun" (36.568 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 11.4, #1) followed by "60 Minutes" (17.355 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.6, #3), "Madam Secretary" (11.590 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.7, #7) and "The Good Wife" (8.479 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T10).

NBC (14.462 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 4.3, #2) then was a close second with its coverage of the "Golden Globes Red Carpet" (9.527 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.2, #4) and "The 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards" (16.107 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 5.0, #2).

Next up was FOX (3.057 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.4, #3) and its mix of "Mulaney" (1.310 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 0.5, #17), a repeat "The Simpsons" (1.944 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T14) and new episodes of "The Simpsons" (4.385 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 2.0, #T5), "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" (3.303 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 1.5, #9), "Family Guy" (4.092 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 2.0, #T5) and "Bob's Burgers" (3.308 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.6, #8).

And finally, originals from "America's Funniest Home Videos" (5.984 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.1, #13), "Galavant" (4.358 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T10), another "Galavant" (3.836 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.2, #12), "Resurrection" (3.073 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T14) and "Revenge" (3.648 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T14) on ABC (4.201 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #4) closed out the evening.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+350.00% - 60 Minutes
+21.43% - Madam Secretary
0.00% - The Good Wife
-11.11% - Revenge
-15.38% - America's Funniest Home Videos
-15.79% - Bob's Burgers
-20.00% - Resurrection
-28.57% - Family Guy
-36.84% - Galavant - 8:30
-38.10% - Galavant - 8:00
-48.28% - Brooklyn Nine-Nine
-56.52% - The Simpsons
-58.33% - Mulaney (vs. 12/21/14)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+44.44% - Galavant - 8:00 (vs. The Bachelor: Behind the Scenes)
+33.33% - Galavant - 8:30 (vs. The Bachelor: Behind the Scenes)
+10.00% - America's Funniest Home Videos
0.00% - Revenge (vs. Betrayal)
-5.56% - Madam Secretary (vs. The Good Wife)
-7.41% - The 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards
-9.09% - The Simpsons
-14.29% - 60 Minutes
-21.05% - Brooklyn Nine-Nine (vs. Bob's Burgers)
-21.43% - Golden Globes Red Carpet
-23.08% - Family Guy
-23.53% - The Good Wife (vs. The Mentalist)
-27.27% - Bob's Burgers (vs. American Dad)
-37.50% - Mulaney (vs. Bob's Burgers (Repeat))
-50.00% - Resurrection (vs. Revenge)

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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