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[06/05/17 - 09:19 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBA Finals Dominate for ABC
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 15 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (6/4/17):

ABC (13.638 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 4.9, #1) was of course the top draw on Sunday with its coverage of "Jimmy Kimmel: Game Night" (8.072 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.5, #3), "NBA Countdown" (8.302 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.9, #2) and "NBA Finals, Game 2" (15.455 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 5.7, #1).

NBC (4.674 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #2) then was a distant second with the premiere of "Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly" (6.140 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.8, #5) and its annual special "American Ninja Warrior: USA Vs. the World" (4.185 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.1, #4).

Next up was FOX (1.194 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #3) and its repeat lineup of "Bob's Burgers" (0.987 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T12), "The Last Man on Earth" (0.836 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T12), "The Simpsons" (1.205 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T9), "Family Guy" (1.330 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T6), another "Bob's Burgers" (1.325 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T9) and another "Family Guy" (1.482 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T6).

And finally, CBS (4.748 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.4, #4) likewise served up second runs of "60 Minutes" (6.593 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T6), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (5.199 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T9), "Madam Secretary" (4.008 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T12) and "Code Black" (3.192 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T12).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
N/A

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+64.18% - American Ninja Warrior: USA Vs. the World (vs. Various)
+60.00% - Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly (vs. Dateline NBC: On Assignment)
+16.00% - NBA Countdown
+11.76% - NBA Finals, Game 2
+4.17% - Jimmy Kimmel: Game Night


Here are the highlights of the 11 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (6/5/16):

ABC (11.879 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 4.5, #1) was not surprisingly the network to beat on Sunday with its mix of "Jimmy Kimmel: Game Night" (7.699 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.4, #3), "NBA Countdown" (6.867 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.5, #2) and "NBA Finals, Game 2" (13.411 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 5.1, #1).

FOX (4.036 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #2) then staked claim to the silver with its presentation of "Miss USA 2016" (4.036 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.1, #4).

Next up was NBC (3.028 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #3) and its combination of "Dateline NBC: On Assignment" (4.033 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.5, #8), a repeat "American Ninja Warrior" (2.814 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.7, #6) and the departing "Game of Silence" (2.453 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.6, #7).

And finally, CBS (4.689 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.5, #4) closed out the evening with its repeat lineup of "60 Minutes" (7.987 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.8, #5), "Madam Secretary" (4.002 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T9), another "Madam Secretary" (3.790 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.3, #11) and "Elementary" (2.977 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T9).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+25.00% - Dateline NBC: On Assignment
+20.00% - Game of Silence (vs. 6/12/16)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+83.33% - Miss USA 2016 (vs. Various (Repeats))
+50.00% - Game of Silence (vs. American Odyssey)
-11.11% - Jimmy Kimmel: Game Night
-16.39% - NBA Finals, Game 2
-26.47% - NBA Countdown
-28.57% - Dateline NBC: On Assignment

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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