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[09/05/16 - 08:32 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Wins Big with College Football Special
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 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (9/4/16):

ABC (9.344 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.8, #1) surged to the top spot on Sunday with its special presentations of the "The ABC Fall Preview Special" (4.702 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #3) and "College Football: Notre Dame at Texas" (10.007 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.0, #1).

NBC (4.337 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #2) then was the number two draw with its coverage of "NASCAR Sprint Cup: Darlington" (4.337 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.8, #4).

Next up was CBS (4.428 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.6, #3) and its mix of "60 Minutes" (7.221 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T5), "Big Brother 18" (5.219 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.3, #2), "Madam Secretary" (2.941 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T12) and "BrainDead" (2.333 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T12).

And finally, repeats of "The Simpsons" (1.085 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T9), "Bob's Burgers" (1.118 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T9), another "The Simpsons" (1.278 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T7), "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" (1.198 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T7), "Family Guy" (1.403 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T5) and "The Last Man on Earth" (1.053 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T9) on FOX (1.189 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #4) closed out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - BrainDead
-35.00% - Big Brother 18

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+83.33% - The ABC Fall Preview Special (vs. America's Funniest Home Videos (Repeat))
-18.75% - Big Brother 18
-40.00% - BrainDead (vs. CSI: Cyber (Repeat))


Here are the highlights of the 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (9/6/15):

NBC (5.666 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.1, #1) was the network to beat on Sunday with its primetime coverage of the "NASCAR Sprint Cup" (5.666 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T2).

CBS (4.596 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T2) then was the number two draw with its mix of "60 Minutes" (6.720 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.7, #5), "Big Brother 17" (5.515 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.6, #1), "Madam Secretary" (3.131 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T11) and "CSI: Cyber" (3.019 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T9).

Next up was ABC (3.549 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T2) with a repeat "America's Funniest Home Videos" (4.083 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T6), a new "Bachelor in Paradise" (3.805 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T2) and a repeat "Castle" (2.502 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T11).

And finally, repeats of "Bob's Burgers" (1.028 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T11), another "Bob's Burgers" (1.048 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T11), "The Simpsons" (1.507 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T6), "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" (1.252 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T6), "Family Guy" (1.700 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.8, #4) and "The Last Man on Earth" (1.325 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T9) on FOX (1.310 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #4) closed out the evening.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
-15.38% - Bachelor in Paradise
-23.81% - Big Brother 17

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+37.50% - Bachelor in Paradise
-30.43% - Big Brother 17

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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