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[01/30/17 - 08:30 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Demos with "Miss Universe"
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 11 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (1/29/17):

FOX (5.205 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.4, #1) snagged the demo crown on Sunday with its coverage of "Miss Universe 2017" (5.205 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.4, #1).

CBS (9.162 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T2) then was the most-watched network with originals from "60 Minutes" (11.430 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T3), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (11.192 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.3, #2), "Madam Secretary" (8.605 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #7) and "Elementary" (5.422 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #9).

Next up was ABC (4.386 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T2) with a repeat "America's Funniest Home Videos" (6.272 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T3) followed by a new "To Tell the Truth" (4.737 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T5), a second "To Tell the Truth" (4.054 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T5) and the season finale of "Conviction" (2.482 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.5, #10).

And finally, an encore "The Celebrity Apprentice" (1.296 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.4, #11) and a new "Dateline NBC" (3.819 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.8, #8) closed out the night for NBC (2.557 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #4).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+71.43% - 60 Minutes (vs. 1/15/17)
+30.00% - NCIS: Los Angeles (vs. 1/15/17)
+25.00% - To Tell the Truth - 8:00 (vs. 1/15/17)
+16.67% - Elementary (vs. 1/15/17)
+12.50% - Madam Secretary (vs. 1/15/17)
+11.11% - To Tell the Truth - 9:00 (vs. 1/15/17)
0.00% - Dateline NBC
0.00% - Conviction (vs. 1/15/17)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+233.33% - To Tell the Truth - 9:00 (vs. Marvel's Agent Carter (Repeat))
+81.82% - To Tell the Truth - 8:00 (vs. Galavant)
+18.18% - NCIS: Los Angeles (vs. Madam Secretary)
+9.09% - 60 Minutes
-10.00% - Madam Secretary (vs. The Good Wife)
-16.67% - Conviction (vs. Shark Tank (Repeat))
-30.00% - Elementary (vs. CSI: Cyber)
-46.67% - Dateline NBC (vs. American Ninja Warrior: USA vs. The World)
-67.44% - Miss Universe 2017 (vs. Grease: Live!)


Here are the highlights of the 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (1/31/16):

[EDITOR'S NOTE: Due to the nature of live events, Fast Nationals for FOX are approximate.]

FOX (12.182 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 4.3, #1) dominated the competition on Sunday with its presentation of "Grease: Live!" (12.182 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 4.3, #1).

NBC (4.809 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.3, #2) then was a distant second place with a new "Dateline NBC" (5.655 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T5) and the special "American Ninja Warrior: USA vs. The World" (4.527 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.5, #2).

Next up was CBS (8.565 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #3) and its quartet of "60 Minutes" (9.358 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T3), "Madam Secretary" (10.142 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T3), "The Good Wife" (7.990 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T5) and "CSI: Cyber" (6.769 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T5).

And finally, a repeat "America's Funniest Home Videos" (4.658 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T5), a new "Galavant" (2.374 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T9), the season finale of "Galavant" (1.958 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.5, #11) and second runs from "Marvel's Agent Carter" (1.222 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #12) and "Shark Tank" (2.033 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T9) on ABC (2.520 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #4) closed out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+66.67% - Dateline NBC (vs. 1/10/16)
0.00% - CSI: Cyber
0.00% - Galavant - 8:00
0.00% - Galavant - 8:30
-23.08% - The Good Wife (vs. 1/17/16)
-45.00% - Madam Secretary (vs. 1/17/16)
-76.60% - 60 Minutes (vs. 1/17/16)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
N/A due to Super Bowl XLIX on 2/1/15

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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