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[01/08/18 - 09:41 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, NFL Top Demos; NBC, Globes Lead Total Viewers
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 16 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (1/7/18):

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

FOX (12.652 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 4.2, #1) was the demo champ on Sunday with its mix of playoffs "NFL Overrun" (28.258 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 8.6, #1), "The OT" (28.108 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 8.5, #2), "The Simpsons" (9.057 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 3.4, #4), "Ghosted" (4.320 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.8, #6), "Family Guy" (3.466 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 1.6, #7) and "The Last Man on Earth" (2.723 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T10).

The silver then went to NBC (14.456 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.7, #2) with the "2018 Golden Globe Arrivals Special" (10.029 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.2, #5) and "The 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards" (15.932 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 4.2, #3).

Next up was ABC (4.765 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #3) with a repeat "America's Funniest Home Videos" (4.497 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T13) followed by new episodes of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (6.044 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.4, #8), "Shark Tank" (4.677 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.3, #9) and another "Shark Tank" (3.843 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T10).

And finally, CBS (6.873 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #4) closed out the night with its quartet of "60 Minutes" (7.794 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T13), "Wisdom of the Crowd" (5.788 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.7, #15), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (7.839 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.9, #12) and "Madam Secretary" (6.071 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.6, #16).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+80.00% - Ghosted (vs. 12/3/17)
+55.56% - America's Funniest Home Videos (vs. 12/10/17)
+44.44% - Shark Tank - 9:00 (vs. 12/3/17)
+37.50% - Shark Tank - 10:00 (vs. 11/12/17)
+37.50% - The Last Man on Earth (vs. 12/3/17)
+33.33% - Family Guy (vs. 12/10/17)
+25.93% - The Simpsons (vs. 12/10/17)
0.00% - NCIS: Los Angeles (vs. 12/17/17)
-14.29% - Madam Secretary (vs. 12/17/17)
-36.36% - Wisdom of the Crowd (vs. 12/17/17)
-71.43% - 60 Minutes (vs. 12/17/17)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+120.00% - Shark Tank - 10:00 (vs. Conviction)
+40.00% - America's Funniest Home Videos (vs. To Tell the Truth)
+30.00% - Shark Tank - 9:00 (vs. To Tell the Truth)
0.00% - NCIS: Los Angeles (vs. Madam Secretary)
0.00% - 2018 Golden Globe Arrivals Special
-11.11% - Family Guy
-12.50% - The 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards
-14.29% - Madam Secretary (vs. Elementary)
-20.00% - 60 Minutes
-21.74% - Ghosted (vs. Son of Zorn)
-26.67% - The Last Man on Earth (vs. Bob's Burgers)
-30.61% - The Simpsons
-46.15% - Wisdom of the Crowd (vs. NCIS: Los Angeles)


Here are the highlights of the 16 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (1/8/17):

[EDITOR'S NOTE: Due to the nature of live events, Fast Nationals for FOX (7-8:10p) and NBC are approximate.]

FOX (15.670 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 5.3, #1) got a huge boost on Sunday with its playoff driven "NFL Overrun" (36.491 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 11.4, #1) and "The OT" (32.061 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 10.1, #2) followed by new episodes of "The Simpsons" (12.707 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 4.9, #3), "Son of Zorn" (5.290 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 2.3, #5), "Family Guy" (4.069 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 1.8, #7) and "Bob's Burgers" (3.401 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 1.5, #8).

NBC (14.987 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 4.1, #2) then was the silver draw with its annual "Golden Globes Red Carpet" (9.760 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.2, #6) and "The 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards" (16.730 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 4.8, #4).

Next up was CBS (8.155 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #3) and its quartet of "60 Minutes" (8.214 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T10), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (10.354 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.3, #9), "Madam Secretary" (8.900 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.9, #13) and "Elementary" (5.154 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.7, #15).

And finally, ABC (4.047 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #4) closed out the evening with "America's Funniest Home Videos" (4.598 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.8, #14), "To Tell the Truth" (4.623 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T10), another "To Tell the Truth" (4.281 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T10) and "Conviction" (2.684 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.5, #16).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+104.17% - The Simpsons (vs. 12/11/16)
+76.92% - Son of Zorn (vs. 12/11/16)
+42.86% - To Tell the Truth - 9:00
+36.36% - Bob's Burgers (vs. 11/27/16)
+28.57% - Family Guy (vs. 12/11/16)
+25.00% - Conviction
-7.14% - NCIS: Los Angeles (vs. 12/18/16)
-18.18% - Madam Secretary (vs. 12/18/16)
-20.00% - America's Funniest Home Videos
-22.22% - Elementary (vs. 12/18/16)
-41.18% - 60 Minutes

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+233.33% - To Tell the Truth - 9:00 (vs. Quantico (Repeat))
+66.67% - Conviction (vs. Quantico (Repeat))
+66.67% - To Tell the Truth - 8:00 (vs. Galavant)
+30.00% - NCIS: Los Angeles (vs. Madam Secretary)
+25.00% - 60 Minutes
+2.13% - The 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards
0.00% - America's Funniest Home Videos
-4.35% - Golden Globes Red Carpet
-6.25% - Bob's Burgers (vs. Bordertown)
-10.00% - Family Guy
-10.00% - Madam Secretary (vs. The Good Wife)
-17.86% - Son of Zorn (vs. Cooper Barrett's Guide to Surviving Life)
-26.87% - The Simpsons
-30.00% - Elementary (vs. CSI: Cyber)

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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