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[05/07/18 - 08:26 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Holds Onto Demo Crown with "American Idol"
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 (5/6/18):

ABC (6.164 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.3, #1) held onto the demo crown on Sunday with its mix of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (5.527 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.1, #2), "American Idol" (7.870 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.6, #1) and "Deception" (3.391 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T7).

CBS (7.375 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T2) however claimed the most-watched network with its mix of "60 Minutes" (8.913 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T5), "Instinct" (6.975 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T7), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (7.695 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T5) and "Madam Secretary" (5.921 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T14).

Next up was FOX (1.656 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T2) and its combination of a repeat "Bob's Burgers" (1.034 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 0.4, #17) alongside originals from "Bob's Burgers" (1.515 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T7), "The Simpsons" (2.098 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T3), "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" (1.654 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T7) and "Family Guy" (1.928 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T3) plus the season finale of "The Last Man on Earth" (1.708 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T7).

And finally, NBC (2.741 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #4) closed out the evening with new episodes of "Dateline NBC" (3.167 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T12), "Genius Junior" (2.790 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T14), a second "Genius Junior" (2.749 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T12) and "Timeless" (2.259 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T14).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+16.67% - Instinct
+14.29% - NCIS: Los Angeles
0.00% - 60 Minutes
0.00% - Genius Junior
0.00% - The Simpsons
0.00% - The Last Man on Earth
-8.33% - America's Funniest Home Videos
-10.00% - Family Guy
-11.11% - American Idol
-12.50% - Deception
-12.50% - Bob's Burgers
-14.29% - Dateline NBC
-16.67% - Madam Secretary
-16.67% - Timeless
-22.22% - Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+88.24% - American Idol (vs. Once Upon a Time/The Last 100 Days of Diana)
+28.57% - Family Guy (vs. The Last Man on Earth)
+20.00% - Dateline NBC (vs. Little Big Shots (Repeat))
+16.67% - Brooklyn Nine-Nine (vs. Making History)
+14.29% - NCIS: Los Angeles (vs. Madam Secretary)
+10.00% - America's Funniest Home Videos
0.00% - The Last Man on Earth
-10.00% - The Simpsons
-11.11% - 60 Minutes
-16.67% - Madam Secretary (vs. Elementary)
-22.22% - Deception (vs. The Last 100 Days of Diana)
-22.22% - Bob's Burgers
-28.57% - Timeless (vs. Shades of Blue)
-30.00% - Instinct (vs. NCIS: Los Angeles)
-40.00% - Genius Junior - 9:00 (vs. Chicago Justice)
-58.33% - Genius Junior - 8:00 (vs. Little Big Shots)


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

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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