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[05/02/16 - 08:57 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Little Big Shots" Tops Demo Race for NBC
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 (5/1/16):

NBC (6.070 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T1) was the demo champ on Sunday with its mix of an encore "Little Big Shots" (4.969 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T11) followed by new episodes of "Little Big Shots" (9.884 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.6, #1), "The Carmichael Show" (4.562 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T4), "Crowded" (3.239 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T11) and "Dateline NBC" (5.525 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T4).

ABC (3.957 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T1) then shared in the adults 18-49 honors with its quartet of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (5.713 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.3, #2), "Once Upon a Time" (3.808 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.2, #3), "The Family" (3.002 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T11) and "Quantico" (3.306 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T4).

Next up was CBS (8.639 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T3) and its combination of "60 Minutes" (10.177 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T4), "Madam Secretary" (9.873 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T4), "The Good Wife" (9.047 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T4) and "Elementary" (5.461 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T11).

And finally, repeats of "Bob's Burgers" (1.708 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T15) and "The Simpsons" (1.709 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T15) plus the "American Country Countdown Awards" (3.810 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T4) on FOX (3.110 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T3) closed out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+42.86% - The Carmichael Show
+14.29% - Elementary
+14.29% - Crowded
+11.11% - Dateline NBC
+8.33% - America's Funniest Home Videos
0.00% - Once Upon a Time
0.00% - 60 Minutes
0.00% - Madam Secretary
0.00% - The Good Wife
0.00% - Quantico
0.00% - The Family
-11.11% - Little Big Shots (vs. 4/17/16)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+100.00% - Dateline NBC (vs. American Odyssey)
+100.00% - Little Big Shots (vs. Dateline NBC)
+14.29% - Elementary (vs. Battle Creek)
+11.11% - 60 Minutes
+11.11% - The Good Wife
0.00% - Madam Secretary
-7.14% - America's Funniest Home Videos
-9.09% - The Carmichael Show (vs. AD: The Bible Continues)
-16.67% - Quantico (vs. Revenge)
-27.27% - Crowded (vs. AD: The Bible Continues)
-27.54% - American Country Countdown Awards (vs. Various)
-29.41% - Once Upon a Time
-52.94% - The Family (vs. Secrets & Lies)


Here are the highlights of the 17 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (5/3/15):

ABC (5.525 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #1) was the demo champ on Sunday with its mix of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (5.621 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T4), "Once Upon a Time" (5.218 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T1), the season finale of "Secrets & Lies" (6.394 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T1) and the penultimate "Revenge" (4.868 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T7).

FOX (2.872 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #2) then took home the silver with a repeat "The Simpsons" (2.012 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T15) followed by new episodes of "Bob's Burgers" (2.239 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T10), "The Simpsons" (3.113 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 1.3, #6), "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" (2.695 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T7), "Family Guy" (3.711 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.6, #3) and the season finale of "The Last Man on Earth" (3.462 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T4).

Next up was CBS (8.152 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.9, #3) and its quartet of "60 Minutes" (8.451 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T12), the season finale of "Madam Secretary" (9.670 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T10), "The Good Wife" (8.312 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T12) and "Battle Creek" (6.174 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T15).

And finally, new episodes of "Dateline NBC" (4.942 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.8, #14), "AD: The Bible Continues" (5.482 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.1, #9) and "American Odyssey" (3.208 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.5, #17) on NBC (4.644 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #4) closed out the evening.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+20.00% - Revenge
+11.11% - Bob's Burgers
+6.67% - Family Guy
0.00% - Secrets & Lies
0.00% - Once Upon a Time
0.00% - The Last Man on Earth
0.00% - AD: The Bible Continues
0.00% - Madam Secretary
0.00% - Battle Creek
0.00% - American Odyssey
-6.67% - America's Funniest Home Videos
-10.00% - The Good Wife
-13.33% - The Simpsons
-18.18% - 60 Minutes
-20.00% - Dateline NBC
-20.00% - Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+10.00% - AD: The Bible Continues (vs. Believe)
+6.67% - Dateline NBC (vs. American Dream Builders/Dateline NBC)
0.00% - Family Guy (vs. Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey)
-7.69% - Revenge
-10.00% - 60 Minutes
-12.50% - The Last Man on Earth (vs. Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey)
-12.50% - America's Funniest Home Videos
-15.00% - Secrets & Lies (vs. Resurrection)
-15.00% - Once Upon a Time
-23.08% - Bob's Burgers (vs. American Dad)
-25.00% - The Good Wife
-31.58% - The Simpsons
-41.18% - Madam Secretary (vs. The Amazing Race)
-41.67% - Battle Creek (vs. The Mentalist)
-45.45% - Brooklyn Nine-Nine (vs. Family Guy)
-50.00% - American Odyssey (vs. Crisis)

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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