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[06/15/20 - 08:12 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: Originals Keep ABC on Top in Demos
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 (6/14/20):

ABC (4.333 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.7, #1) led the demo race on Sunday with the season finale of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (4.620 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T4) followed by new episodes of "Celebrity Family Feud" (5.249 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #1), "Press Your Luck" (3.916 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T2) and "Match Game" (3.549 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T4).

CBS (5.059 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.5, #2) was the silver draw with its mix of "60 Minutes" (7.796 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T2), "60 Minutes Presents" (5.692 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T4), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (3.532 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T7) and "NCIS: New Orleans" (3.214 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T7).

Next up was FOX (2.484 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #3) with its primetime coverage of "NASCAR Cup Series - Dixie Vodka 400" (2.484 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T7).

Meanwhile, NBC (1.730 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.3, #4) served up a new "Hollywood Game Night" (1.582 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11) alongside repeats of "The Titan Games" (1.075 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T11) and "America's Got Talent" (2.132 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T7).

And finally, second runs of "DC's Stargirl" (0.400 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T13) and "Supergirl" (0.326 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T13) rounded out the night on The CW (0.363 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.1, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+50.00% - 60 Minutes Presents
+20.00% - Match Game
+16.67% - 60 Minutes
+16.67% - Press Your Luck
0.00% - America's Funniest Home Videos
-11.11% - Celebrity Family Feud
-33.33% - Hollywood Game Night

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+50.00% - 60 Minutes Presents
+40.00% - 60 Minutes
+33.33% - Celebrity Family Feud (vs. President Trump: 30 Hours - A Special Edition of 20/20)
+20.00% - America's Funniest Home Videos (vs. America's Funniest Home Videos (Repeat))
+16.67% - Press Your Luck (vs. The $100,000 Pyramid)
0.00% - Match Game (vs. To Tell the Truth)
-33.33% - Hollywood Game Night (vs. Hollywood Game Night (Repeat))


Here are the highlights of the 15 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (6/16/19):

FOX (6.612 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #1) got another boost on Sunday thanks to its primetime coverage of the "U.S. Open Championship: Final Round" (6.612 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #1).

ABC (3.600 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #2) then claimed the silver with a repeat "America's Funniest Home Videos" (3.497 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T6) followed by "President Trump: 30 Hours - A Special Edition of 20/20" (3.914 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T2), "The $100,000 Pyramid" (3.443 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T2) and "To Tell the Truth" (3.546 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T2).

Next up was CBS (4.465 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T3) with its lineup of "60 Minutes" (6.052 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T6), another "60 Minutes" (4.672 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #8), "The Good Fight" (3.519 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T9) and another "The Good Fight" (3.616 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T9).

Meanwhile, NBC (2.500 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T3) offered up its mix of "Hollywood Game Night" (1.525 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T9), "America's Got Talent" (3.188 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T2) and "New Amsterdam" (2.097 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T9) repeats.

And finally, a new "Burder of Truth" (0.443 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T14) and repeats of "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.434 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T14) and another "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.550 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #13) rounded out the evening on The CW (0.468 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.1, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Burder of Truth
-25.00% - To Tell the Truth
-33.33% - The $100,000 Pyramid

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+160.00% - U.S. Open Championship: Final Round (vs. Various)
-25.00% - To Tell the Truth
-33.33% - The $100,000 Pyramid
-45.45% - President Trump: 30 Hours - A Special Edition of 20/20 (vs. Celebrity Family Feud)

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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