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[10/14/19 - 08:19 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Sunday Night Football" Stay on Top
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 21 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (10/13/19):

[Note: Fast affiliate ratings are inaccurate for live events.]

NBC (11.143 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.4, #1) was still the network to beat on Sunday with its usual mix of "Football Night in America #1" (5.348 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.4, #6), "Football Night in America #2" (9.398 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.8, #4), "Football Night in America #3" (11.765 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 3.5, #3) and "Sunday Night Football" (12.526 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.9, #2).

CBS (9.705 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.7, #2) then got another boost from "NFL Overrun" (22.371 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 5.5, #1) followed by "60 Minutes" (12.009 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.1, #5), "God Friended Me" (6.970 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.9, #7), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (6.374 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T8) and "Madam Secretary" (4.566 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.5, #19).

Next up was ABC (4.264 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T3) and its quartet of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (5.062 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T11), "Kids Say the Darndest Things" (4.813 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T11), "Shark Tank" (3.638 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T11) and "The Rookie" (3.544 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T16).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.859 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T3) offered up repeats of "The Simpsons" (2.392 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T8) and "Bob's Burgers" (1.693 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T16) alongside originals from "The Simpsons" (2.090 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T8), "Bless the Harts" (1.473 million viewers, #19; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T16), "Bob's Burgers" (1.682 million viewers, #18; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T11) and "Family Guy" (1.825 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T11).

And finally, The CW (1.218 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) closed out the night with week two of "Batwoman" (1.461 million viewers, #20; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T20) and "Supergirl" (0.974 million viewers, #21; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T20).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+133.33% - 60 Minutes
+55.56% - Football Night in America #2
+28.57% - God Friended Me
+25.00% - Madam Secretary
+16.67% - America's Funniest Home Videos
+14.29% - NCIS: Los Angeles
0.00% - Football Night in America #1
0.00% - Shark Tank
0.00% - The Rookie
-16.67% - Football Night in America #3
-22.00% - Sunday Night Football
-22.22% - Kids Say the Darndest Things
-22.22% - Family Guy
-25.00% - Supergirl
-36.36% - Bob's Burgers
-40.00% - Batwoman
-53.85% - Bless the Harts
-69.23% - The Simpsons

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+50.00% - The Rookie (vs. The Alec Baldwin Show)
+40.00% - Family Guy (vs. Rel)
+16.67% - 60 Minutes
0.00% - Shark Tank
0.00% - Kids Say the Darndest Things (vs. Dancing with the Stars: Juniors)
-11.11% - NCIS: Los Angeles
-12.50% - Bob's Burgers (vs. Family Guy)
-15.15% - Football Night in America #2
-16.67% - Madam Secretary
-18.18% - God Friended Me
-20.00% - The Simpsons
-22.22% - America's Funniest Home Videos
-26.32% - Football Night in America #1
-30.00% - Football Night in America #3
-33.33% - Bless the Harts (vs. Bob's Burgers)
-35.00% - Sunday Night Football
-40.00% - Supergirl (vs. Charmed)
-40.00% - Batwoman (vs. Supergirl)


Here are the highlights of the 21 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (10/14/18):

[Note: Fast affiliate ratings are inaccurate for live sports.]

NBC (7:30-11pm) (16.871 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 5.5, #1) once again dominated Sunday evening with its mix of "Football Night in America #1" (7.110 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.9, #5), "Football Night in America #2" (10.700 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 3.3, #4), "Football Night in America #3" (16.100 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 5.0, #2) and "Sunday Night Football" (18.260 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 6.0, #1).

CBS (9.159 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #2) then was the silver draw with its lineup of "NFL Overrun" (14.400 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.6, #3), "60 Minutes" (11.300 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.8, #6), "God Friended Me" (7.994 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.1, #7), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (7.347 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T10) and "Madam Secretary" (5.590 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.6, #17).

Next up was FOX (2.200 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #3) and its combination of "The Simpsons" (3.184 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T8) and "The Cool Kids" (2.175 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T14) repeats followed by new episodes of "The Simpsons" (2.509 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T8), "Bob's Burgers" (2.052 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T10), "Family Guy" (1.930 million viewers, #18; adults 18-49: 0.8, #13) and "Rel" (1.352 million viewers, #21; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T18).

Meanwhile, ABC (4.031 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4) offered up originals from "America's Funniest Home Videos" (5.692 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T10), "Dancing with the Stars: Juniors" (4.573 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T14) and "Shark Tank" (3.686 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T14) plus the debut of "The Alec Baldwin Show" (2.171 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.4, #21).

And finally, The CW (1.534 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #5) rounded out the night with its Sunday launches of "Supergirl" (1.526 million viewers, #20; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T18) and "Charmed" (1.541 million viewers, #19; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T18).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+125.00% - 60 Minutes
+37.50% - Football Night in America #2
+35.71% - Football Night in America #1
+28.57% - America's Funniest Home Videos
+22.22% - God Friended Me
+16.67% - Shark Tank
+13.64% - Football Night in America #3
+12.50% - NCIS: Los Angeles
+7.14% - Sunday Night Football
0.00% - Dancing with the Stars: Juniors
0.00% - Madam Secretary
-25.00% - Bob's Burgers
-28.57% - Rel
-33.33% - Family Guy
-44.44% - The Simpsons

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+125.00% - America's Funniest Home Videos (vs. The Toy Box)
+25.00% - Football Night in America #3
+20.00% - Sunday Night Football
+11.76% - Football Night in America #1
+6.45% - Football Night in America #2
0.00% - The Alec Baldwin Show (vs. 10 Days in the Valley)
-8.33% - God Friended Me (vs. Wisdom of the Crowd)
-10.00% - Bob's Burgers (vs. Ghosted)
-12.50% - Dancing with the Stars: Juniors (vs. America's Funniest Home Videos)
-18.18% - 60 Minutes
-18.18% - NCIS: Los Angeles
-23.08% - The Simpsons
-25.00% - Madam Secretary
-33.33% - Family Guy
-36.36% - Shark Tank
-37.50% - Rel (vs. The Last Man on Earth)

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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