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[04/24/17 - 08:28 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Little Big Shots" Top Demo Charts
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 18 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (4/23/17):

NBC (5.456 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #1) was the network to beat on a modest Sunday with its mix of a "Little Big Shots" (3.905 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T15) repeat and originals from "Little Big Shots" (8.244 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #1), "Chicago Justice" (5.586 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T2) and "Shades of Blue" (4.089 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T9).

CBS (7.831 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T2) then was the most-watched broadcaster with its quartet of "60 Minutes" (9.599 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T6), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (9.408 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T2), "Madam Secretary" (7.749 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T9) and "Elementary" (4.571 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T15).

Next up was ABC (3.127 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T2) with new episodes of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (4.835 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T2), "Once Upon a Time" (2.675 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T6), "Match Game" (3.155 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T9) and "American Crime" (1.843 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #18).

And finally, FOX (1.586 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T2) rounded out the evening with a repeat "The Simpsons" (1.328 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T15), new episodes of "Bob's Burgers" (1.572 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T9), another "Bob's Burgers" (1.846 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.9, #5) and "Making History" (1.328 million viewers, #18; adults 18-49: 0.6, #14) plus a repeat "Family Guy" (1.726 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T6) and a new "The Last Man on Earth" (1.714 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T9).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+42.86% - America's Funniest Home Videos (vs. 4/9/17)
+16.67% - Match Game
+14.29% - Once Upon a Time
+11.11% - Chicago Justice
0.00% - Bob's Burgers - 8:00 (vs. 3/26/17)
0.00% - Madam Secretary (vs. 4/9/17)
0.00% - Shades of Blue
0.00% - Bob's Burgers - 7:30
0.00% - Making History
-7.69% - Little Big Shots (vs. 4/9/17)
-9.09% - NCIS: Los Angeles (vs. 4/9/17)
-11.11% - 60 Minutes
-12.50% - The Last Man on Earth
-16.67% - Elementary
-25.00% - American Crime

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+42.86% - Chicago Justice (vs. The Carmichael Show/Crowded)
+16.67% - Bob's Burgers (vs. The Simpsons (Repeat))
+9.09% - Little Big Shots
0.00% - NCIS: Los Angeles (vs. Madam Secretary)
-12.50% - Match Game (vs. The Family)
-16.67% - America's Funniest Home Videos
-20.00% - 60 Minutes
-22.22% - Shades of Blue (vs. Dateline NBC)
-22.22% - The Last Man on Earth
-25.00% - Bob's Burgers (vs. The Simpsons)
-28.57% - Elementary
-30.00% - Madam Secretary (vs. The Good Wife)
-33.33% - Once Upon a Time
-45.45% - Making History (vs. Bob's Burgers)
-70.00% - American Crime (vs. Quantico)


Here are the highlights of the 19 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (4/24/16):

ABC (3.781 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #1) was the demo champ on Sunday with its mix of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (4.943 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T1), "Once Upon a Time" (3.840 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T1), "The Family" (2.914 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.8, #13) and "Quantico" (3.429 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T6).

CBS (8.222 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T2) then was the most-watched network with its quartet of "60 Minutes" (9.811 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T6), "Madam Secretary" (9.447 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T6), "The Good Wife" (8.439 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T6) and "Elementary" (5.193 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T14).

Next up was NBC (4.710 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T2) and repeats of "Little Big Shots" (4.346 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T14), another "Little Big Shots" (6.843 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T4) followed by originals from "The Carmichael Show" (3.671 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T14), "Crowded" (3.044 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T14) and "Dateline NBC" (4.291 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T11).

And finally, FOX (1.996 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T2) closed out the evening with its lineup of "Bordertown" (1.171 million viewers, #19; adults 18-49: 0.4, #19), a repeat "The Simpsons" (1.383 million viewers, #18; adults 18-49: 0.6, #18), "The Simpsons" (2.754 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T1), "Bob's Burgers" (2.336 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T4), a repeat "Family Guy" (2.233 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T6) and "The Last Man on Earth" (2.102 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T11).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - America's Funniest Home Videos (vs. 4/10/16)
+11.11% - Madam Secretary
+11.11% - The Good Wife
+10.00% - Bob's Burgers
+9.09% - Once Upon a Time
+9.09% - The Simpsons (vs. 4/10/16)
0.00% - 60 Minutes
0.00% - Quantico
0.00% - The Family
0.00% - Elementary
0.00% - Bordertown
-18.18% - The Last Man on Earth
-25.00% - Dateline NBC
-30.00% - Crowded
-41.67% - The Carmichael Show (vs. 4/10/16)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+80.00% - Dateline NBC (vs. American Odyssey)
0.00% - Madam Secretary
0.00% - The Good Wife
0.00% - Quantico (vs. Revenge)
0.00% - Elementary (vs. Battle Creek)
-9.09% - 60 Minutes
-20.00% - America's Funniest Home Videos
-20.00% - The Simpsons
-26.67% - Bob's Burgers (vs. Brooklyn Nine-Nine)
-29.41% - Once Upon a Time
-33.33% - Bordertown (vs. The Simpsons (Repeat))
-35.71% - The Last Man on Earth
-36.36% - Crowded (vs. AD: The Bible Continues)
-36.36% - The Carmichael Show (vs. AD: The Bible Continues)
-52.94% - The Family (vs. Secrets & Lies)

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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