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[05/08/17 - 08:30 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, NBC Top Demos on Modest Sunday
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 17 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (5/7/17):

NBC (5.266 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T1) and ABC (5.177 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T1) shared the demo crown on another modest Sunday as the latter served up new episodes of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (5.012 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T2) and "Once Upon a Time" (2.840 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.8, #9) plus the two-hour special "The Last 100 Days of Diana" (6.428 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T6).

The Peacock then offered up its lineup of a "Little Big Shots" (3.849 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.5, #17) repeat plus new episodes from "Little Big Shots" (7.849 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #1), "Chicago Justice" (5.261 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T2) and "Shades of Blue" (4.106 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T10).

Next up was CBS (7.524 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.8, #3) with originals from "60 Minutes" (9.353 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T6), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (8.994 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T2), "Madam Secretary" (7.493 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T10) and "Elementary" (4.256 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T14).

And finally, a repeat "Bob's Burgers" (1.720 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T14) led into new episodes of "Bob's Burgers" (2.030 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T6), "The Simpsons" (2.277 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T2), "Making History" (1.488 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T14), "The Last Man on Earth" (1.773 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T10) and the season finale of "The Last Man on Earth" (1.792 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T10) on FOX (1.847 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+28.57% - Bob's Burgers
+20.00% - Elementary
+12.50% - 60 Minutes
0.00% - NCIS: Los Angeles
0.00% - Chicago Justice
0.00% - The Simpsons
0.00% - Madam Secretary
0.00% - Making History
-9.09% - America's Funniest Home Videos
-11.11% - Once Upon a Time
-12.50% - Shades of Blue
-12.50% - The Last Man on Earth
-20.00% - Little Big Shots

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+50.00% - Bob's Burgers (vs. The Simpsons (Repeat))
+33.33% - Chicago Justice (vs. The Carmichael Show/Crowded)
+12.50% - The Last 100 Days of Diana (vs. The Family/Quantico)
0.00% - NCIS: Los Angeles (vs. Madam Secretary)
-7.69% - Little Big Shots
-9.09% - The Simpsons
-10.00% - 60 Minutes
-14.29% - Elementary
-16.67% - America's Funniest Home Videos
-22.22% - The Last Man on Earth - 9:30 -30.00% - Shades of Blue (vs. Dateline NBC)
-33.33% - Once Upon a Time
-40.00% - Making History (vs. Bob's Burgers)
-41.67% - Madam Secretary (vs. The Good Wife)
-46.15% - The Last Man on Earth - 9:00 (vs. Family Guy)


Here are the highlights of the 19 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (5/8/16):

CBS (8.755 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T1) was the most-watched network on Sunday with a new "60 Minutes" (9.075 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T7) followed by the season finale of "Madam Secretary" (9.977 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T7), the series finale of "The Good Wife" (10.472 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T3) and the season finale of "Elementary" (5.500 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T14).

ABC (3.778 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T1) then shared in the demo prize with its quartet of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (5.273 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T3), "Once Upon a Time" (3.786 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T3), "The Family" (2.605 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T14) and "Quantico" (3.449 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T11).

Next up was NBC (4.897 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T3) and its lineup of "Dateline NBC: On Assignment" (3.967 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.5, #18), a special "Little Big Shots" (7.391 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T1), "The Carmichael Show" (3.513 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.8, #13), "Crowded" (2.751 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T14) and "Dateline NBC" (5.099 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T7).

And finally, FOX (2.032 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T3) closed out the evening with a new "Bordertown" (1.111 million viewers, #19; adults 18-49: 0.4, #19), a repeat "The Simpsons" (1.360 million viewers, #18; adults 18-49: 0.6, #17) and originals from "The Simpsons" (2.438 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 1.1, #6), "Bob's Burgers" (2.286 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T7), "Family Guy" (2.774 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T1) and "The Last Man on Earth" (2.219 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T11).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+20.00% - The Good Wife
0.00% - Once Upon a Time
0.00% - Madam Secretary
0.00% - 60 Minutes
0.00% - Dateline NBC
0.00% - The Last Man on Earth (vs. 4/24/16)
0.00% - Bordertown (vs. 4/24/16)
-7.14% - Family Guy (vs. 4/17/16)
-7.69% - America's Funniest Home Videos
-8.33% - The Simpsons (vs. 4/24/16)
-9.09% - Bob's Burgers (vs. 4/24/16)
-10.00% - Quantico
-12.50% - Elementary
-12.50% - Crowded
-12.50% - The Family
-18.75% - Little Big Shots
-20.00% - The Carmichael Show

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+100.00% - Dateline NBC (vs. American Odyssey)
+44.44% - Little Big Shots (vs. Dateline NBC)
+8.33% - Family Guy (vs. Family Guy (Repeat))
0.00% - The Good Wife
-8.33% - The Simpsons
-9.09% - 60 Minutes
-11.11% - The Carmichael Show (vs. AD: The Bible Continues)
-12.50% - Elementary (vs. Battle Creek)
-14.29% - America's Funniest Home Videos
-16.67% - Madam Secretary (vs. 60 Minutes)
-16.67% - Bob's Burgers (vs. Brooklyn Nine-Nine)
-20.00% - Bordertown (vs. The Simpsons (Repeat))
-22.22% - Crowded (vs. AD: The Bible Continues)
-25.00% - The Last Man on Earth (vs. Bob's Burgers)
-29.41% - Once Upon a Time
-30.77% - Quantico (vs. Revenge)
-58.82% - The Family (vs. Once Upon a Time)
-64.29% - Dateline NBC: On Assignment (vs. PGA Overrun)

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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