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[06/11/18 - 08:22 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos with Game Show Lineup
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 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (6/10/18):

ABC (5.495 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #1) held onto the top spot on Sunday with a repeat "America's Funniest Home Videos" (4.543 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T5) alongside the return of "Celebrity Family Feud" (7.367 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.7, #1), "$100,000 Pyramid" (5.846 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #2) and "To Tell the Truth" (4.226 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4).

CBS (6.699 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.9, #2) then was the silver draw with "60 Minutes" (7.847 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T5) and "The 72nd Annual Tony Awards" (6.316 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #3).

Next up was NBC (3.186 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #3) and its lineup of "Dateline NBC" (3.478 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T8), "America's Got Talent" (3.542 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T5) and "World of Dance" (2.181 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T8).

And finally, FOX (1.286 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #4) closed out the night with its mix of "One Strange Rock" (1.466 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T11), "The Simpsons" (1.314 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T11), "Ghosted" (1.190 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T11), "Family Guy" (1.163 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T8) and another "Ghosted" (1.119 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T11).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Dateline NBC
-77.78% - Ghosted (vs. 1/7/18)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+13.33% - Celebrity Family Feud
+11.11% - The 72nd Annual Tony Awards
0.00% - Ghosted - 9:30 (vs. American Grit)
-14.29% - $100,000 Pyramid (vs. Steve Harvey's Funderdome)
-25.00% - To Tell the Truth (vs. $100,000 Pyramid)
-42.86% - Ghosted - 8:30 (vs. Family Guy (Repeat))
-44.44% - Dateline NBC (vs. Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly)


Here are the highlights of the 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (6/11/17):

NBC (5.939 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.8, #1) took home the top spot on Sunday with a new "Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly" (4.347 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T5) and the finale to the "Stanley Cup Finals, Game 6" (6.470 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.1, #1).

ABC (5.674 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #2) then was the silver draw with a repeat "America's Funniest Home Videos" (4.073 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.8, #7) followed by the debut of its summer lineup "Celebrity Family Feud" (6.930 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #2), "Steve Harvey's Funderdome" (6.144 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.4, #3) and "$100,000 Pyramid" (5.547 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.2, #4).

Next up was CBS (6.425 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.9, #3) with a repeat "60 Minutes" (7.659 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T8) alongside "The 71st Annual Tony Awards" (6.014 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T5).

And finally, second runs of "Bob's Burgers" (0.997 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T11), "The Last Man on Earth" (0.720 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #13), "The Simpsons" (1.337 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.5, #10) and "Family Guy" (1.504 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T8) plus the season premiere of "American Grit" (1.122 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T11) rounded out the night for FOX (1.133 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #4).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+12.50% - Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+50.00% - Celebrity Family Feud (vs. America's Funniest Home Videos (Repeat))
+40.00% - Stanley Cup Finals, Game 6
+16.67% - Steve Harvey's Funderdome (vs. Celebrity Family Feud (Repeat))
0.00% - $100,000 Pyramid (vs. 20/20: Massacre at the Nightclub - Terror in Orlando)
-25.00% - Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly (vs. Dateline NBC: On Assignment)
-27.27% - American Grit (vs. Family Guy/The Last Man on Earth (Repeats))
-43.75% - The 71st Annual Tony Awards

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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