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[10/30/17 - 08:21 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Pulls in Front with NFL Overrun, World Series
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 (10/29/17):

[Note: Fast affiliate ratings are inaccurate for live sports.]

FOX (20.456 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 5.8, #1) rocketed to the top spot on Sunday thanks to its coverage of "NFL Overrun" (23.623 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 7.0, #1), "The OT" (20.017 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 6.0, #2) and "World Series, Game 5" (20.002 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 5.6, #3).

NBC (11.344 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.8, #2) then got bumped to second place with its mainstays "Football Night in America #1" (3.978 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.2, #8), "Football Night in America #2" (6.220 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 2.2, #6), "Football Night in America #3" (9.856 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 3.3, #5) and "Sunday Night Football" (12.666 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 4.3, #4).

Next up was CBS (8.060 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #3) and its lineup of "60 Minutes" (11.480 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.5, #7), "Wisdom of the Crowd" (7.380 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T12), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (7.429 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T12) and "Madam Secretary" (5.952 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.6, #14).

And finally, a new "The Toy Box" (2.084 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.4, #15), a repeat "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown" (3.478 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.0, #9), a new "Shark Tank" (3.491 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T10) and a second "Shark Tank" (3.170 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T10) on ABC (3.055 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #4) rounded out the evening.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Shark Tank
0.00% - The Toy Box
-20.00% - NCIS: Los Angeles
-21.43% - Football Night in America #3
-21.82% - Sunday Night Football
-27.27% - Wisdom of the Crowd
-29.03% - Football Night in America #2
-33.33% - Football Night in America #1
-33.33% - Madam Secretary
-40.00% - 60 Minutes

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+50.00% - Shark Tank - 9:00 (vs. Secrets & Lies)
+50.00% - Shark Tank - 10:00 (vs. Quantico)
+15.38% - 60 Minutes
0.00% - NCIS: Los Angeles (vs. Madam Secretary)
0.00% - Madam Secretary (vs. Elementary)
-9.68% - World Series, Game 5
-26.67% - Football Night in America #2
-28.33% - Sunday Night Football
-29.41% - Football Night in America #1
-29.79% - Football Night in America #3
-33.33% - Wisdom of the Crowd (vs. NCIS: Los Angeles)
-50.00% - The Toy Box (vs. America's Funniest Home Videos)


Here are the highlights of the 15 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (10/30/16):

FOX (21.519 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 6.3, #1) pulled into the top spot on Sunday with its mix of "NFL Overrun" (24.687 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 7.5, #1), "The OT" (18.227 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 5.5, #4) and "World Series, Game 5" (21.539 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 6.2, #2).

NBC (15.131 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 5.4, #2) then had to settle for second place with its lineup of "Football Night in America #1" (5.142 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.7, #7), "Football Night in America #2" (8.560 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 3.0, #6), "Football Night in America #3" (13.232 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 4.7, #5) and "Sunday Night Football" (16.825 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 6.0, #3).

Next up was CBS (8.230 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #3) with originals from "60 Minutes" (10.340 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.3, #8), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (9.776 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.2, #9), "Madam Secretary" (7.825 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T11) and "Elementary" (4.978 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T13).

And finally, new episodes from "America's Funniest Home Videos" (4.544 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T11), "Once Upon a Time" (3.045 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.9, #10), "Secrets & Lies" (2.701 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T13) and "Quantico" (2.427 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T13) on ABC (3.179 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4) closed out the evening.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+13.21% - Sunday Night Football
+4.44% - Football Night in America #3
0.00% - America's Funniest Home Videos (vs. 10/16/16)
-10.00% - Once Upon a Time
-14.29% - Secrets & Lies
-14.29% - Quantico
-14.29% - Football Night in America #2
-22.73% - Football Night in America #1
-25.00% - Elementary
-27.27% - Madam Secretary
-29.41% - NCIS: Los Angeles
-59.38% - 60 Minutes

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+29.17% - World Series, Game 5
+9.09% - NCIS: Los Angeles (vs. Madam Secretary)
-11.11% - Madam Secretary (vs. The Good Wife)
-13.33% - 60 Minutes
-14.29% - Football Night in America #2
-16.67% - Sunday Night Football
-18.97% - Football Night in America #3
-19.05% - Football Night in America #1
-20.00% - America's Funniest Home Videos
-25.00% - Secrets & Lies (vs. Blood & Oil)
-25.00% - Elementary (vs. CSI: Cyber)
-40.00% - Once Upon a Time
-50.00% - Quantico

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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