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[06/18/18 - 08:20 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Holds Onto Top Spots 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 16 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (6/17/18):

ABC (4.631 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.8, #1) was still the top draw on Sunday with its mix of an "America's Funniest Home Videos" (3.715 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T5) repeat and originals from "Celebrity Family Feud" (5.830 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #1), "$100,000 Pyramid" (5.088 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #2) and "To Tell the Truth" (3.894 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.8, #3).

NBC (3.773 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #2) then took home the silver with "Dateline NBC" (4.035 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T8), a repeat "America's Got Talent" (3.777 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4) and the return of "Shades of Blue" (3.506 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T5).

Next up was FOX (1.600 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #3) and its lineup of "One Strange Rock" (1.928 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T8), "The Simpsons" (1.596 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T8), "Bob's Burgers" (1.393 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T8), "Family Guy" (1.452 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T5) and a new "Ghosted" (1.301 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T8).

And finally, "60 Minutes" (6.328 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T8), a new "Instinct" (5.255 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #14) and repeats of "SEAL Team" (3.175 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T15) and "NCIS: Los Angeles" (3.319 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T15) rounded out the evening on CBS (4.519 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.4, #4).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+25.00% - Ghosted
0.00% - Dateline NBC
-11.11% - To Tell the Truth
-20.00% - Instinct (vs. 6/3/18)
-25.00% - $100,000 Pyramid
-35.29% - Celebrity Family Feud

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Ghosted (vs. Family Guy (Repeat))
0.00% - Dateline NBC (vs. Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly)
0.00% - Shades of Blue (vs. Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge (Repeat))
-10.00% - $100,000 Pyramid (vs. Steve Harvey's Funderdome)
-11.11% - To Tell the Truth (vs. $100,000 Pyramid)
-20.00% - Instinct (vs. NCIS: Los Angeles (Repeat))
-21.43% - Celebrity Family Feud


Here are the highlights of the 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (6/18/17):

ABC (4.939 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #1) edged out the competition on Sunday with its summer lineup of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (3.708 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.7, #5), "Celebrity Family Feud" (6.126 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T1), "Steve Harvey's Funderdome" (5.073 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #3) and "$100,000 Pyramid" (4.852 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4).

FOX (3.846 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #2) then was a close second with 90 minutes of "PGA Overrun" (6.091 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T1) followed by a new "American Grit" (1.759 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T6) and a repeat "Family Guy" (1.287 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T9).

Next up was NBC (2.636 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #3) with a new "Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly" (3.527 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T9) alongside repeats of "American Ninja Warrior" (2.495 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T6) and "Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge" (2.027 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T6).

And finally, repeats of "60 Minutes" (5.311 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T9), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (4.515 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T9), "Madam Secretary" (3.954 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T13) and "Code Black" (3.497 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T13) rounded out the night on CBS (4.319 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.4, #4).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+50.00% - American Grit
-6.67% - Celebrity Family Feud
-25.00% - $100,000 Pyramid
-28.57% - Steve Harvey's Funderdome
-44.44% - Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - American Grit (vs. The Simpsons/Brooklyn Nine-Nine (Repeats))
-28.57% - Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly (vs. Despicable Me 2 (Repeat))
-84.78% - Celebrity Family Feud (vs. NBA Finals, Game 7)
-89.13% - Steve Harvey's Funderdome (vs. NBA Finals, Game 7)
-90.22% - $100,000 Pyramid (vs. NBA Finals, Game 7)

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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