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[11/07/16 - 08:56 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Sunday Night Football" Pull Back in Front
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 19 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (11/6/16):

NBC (14.622 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 5.2, #1) was back on top last night with "Football Night in America #1" (7.884 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 2.4, #6), "Football Night in America #2" (10.726 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 3.6, #4), "Football Night in America #3" (14.726 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 5.2, #3) and "Sunday Night Football" (15.380 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 5.5, #1).

CBS (12.020 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.2, #2) then got a boost from "NFL Overrun" (19.842 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 5.3, #2) followed by new episodes of "60 Minutes" (15.355 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.2, #5), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (11.087 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.6, #7), "Madam Secretary" (8.542 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T10) and "Elementary" (6.349 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.8, #17).

Next up was FOX (2.607 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #3) and its combination of a "Son of Zorn" (3.295 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T12) repeat followed by originals from "Bob's Burgers" (2.380 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T12), "The Simpsons" (3.167 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.4, #8), "Son of Zorn" (2.062 million viewers, #19; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T15), "Family Guy" (2.582 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 1.2, #9) and "The Last Man on Earth" (2.155 million viewers, #18; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T15).

And finally, new episodes of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (5.685 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T12), "Once Upon a Time" (3.528 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T10), "Secrets & Lies" (2.819 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T18) and "Quantico" (2.201 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T18) on ABC (3.558 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #4) closed out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+146.15% - 60 Minutes
+41.18% - Football Night in America #1
+37.50% - Madam Secretary
+33.33% - NCIS: Los Angeles
+33.33% - Elementary
+25.00% - America's Funniest Home Videos
+22.22% - Once Upon a Time
+20.00% - Football Night in America #2
+10.64% - Football Night in America #3
0.00% - Family Guy (vs. 10/23/16)
0.00% - The Last Man on Earth (vs. 10/23/16)
0.00% - Secrets & Lies
0.00% - Quantico
-8.33% - Sunday Night Football
-10.00% - Son of Zorn (vs. 10/23/16)
-12.50% - The Simpsons (vs. 10/23/16)
-37.50% - Bob's Burgers (vs. 10/23/16)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+14.29% - NCIS: Los Angeles (vs. Madam Secretary)
+14.29% - Football Night in America #1
+9.09% - Family Guy
+3.23% - 60 Minutes
0.00% - Madam Secretary (vs. The Good Wife)
0.00% - Elementary (vs. CSI: Cyber)
0.00% - America's Funniest Home Videos
-6.67% - The Simpsons
-10.00% - The Last Man on Earth
-14.75% - Football Night in America #3
-16.28% - Football Night in America #2
-25.00% - Son of Zorn (vs. Brooklyn Nine-Nine)
-25.00% - Secrets & Lies (vs. Blood & Oil)
-26.67% - Once Upon a Time
-27.63% - Sunday Night Football
-28.57% - Bob's Burgers
-53.85% - Quantico


Here are the highlights of the 19 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (11/8/15):

[EDITOR'S NOTE: Due to the nature of live sports, Fast Nationals for CBS (7-7:30P), FOX (7-7:30P) and NBC prime are approximate.]

NBC (19.147 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 6.9, #1) was still the network to beat on Sunday with its coverage of "Football Night in America #1" (6.918 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 2.1, #6), "Football Night in America #2" (11.904 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 4.3, #4), "Football Night in America #3" (17.024 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 6.1, #3) and "Sunday Night Football" (21.020 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 7.6, #1).

CBS (12.454 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.3, #2) then was a distant second place with its combination of "NFL Overrun" (23.662 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 6.5, #2), "60 Minutes" (16.341 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 3.1, #5), "Madam Secretary" (10.556 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T10), "The Good Wife" (8.146 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T14) and "CSI: Cyber" (5.882 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T18).

Next up was FOX (3.260 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.3, #3) and its lineup of a repeat "The Simpsons" (5.189 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.8, #7) followed by new episodes of "Bob's Burgers" (3.086 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T10), "The Simpsons" (3.497 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T8), "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" (2.661 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 1.2, #13), "Family Guy" (2.575 million viewers, #18; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T14) and "The Last Man on Earth" (2.553 million viewers, #19; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T16).

And finally, the quartet of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (5.628 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T16), "Once Upon a Time" (4.846 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T8), "Blood & Oil" (3.390 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T18) and "Quantico" (4.362 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.3, #12) on ABC (4.556 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #4) closed out the evening.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+106.67% - 60 Minutes
+40.00% - Bob's Burgers (vs. 10/18/15)
+27.27% - Madam Secretary
+22.86% - Football Night in America #2
+22.22% - The Good Wife
+8.33% - Quantico
+5.56% - Sunday Night Football
+5.17% - Football Night in America #3
0.00% - Football Night in America #1
0.00% - Once Upon a Time
0.00% - America's Funniest Home Videos
0.00% - CSI: Cyber
0.00% - Blood & Oil
-28.57% - The Last Man on Earth (vs. 10/25/15)
-38.89% - Family Guy (vs. 10/25/15)
-40.00% - Brooklyn Nine-Nine (vs. 10/25/15)
-44.44% - The Simpsons (vs. 10/25/15)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+106.67% - 60 Minutes
+38.71% - Football Night in America #2
+22.58% - Sunday Night Football
+22.00% - Football Night in America #3
+16.67% - Football Night in America #1
+11.11% - The Last Man on Earth (vs. Mulaney)
0.00% - Madam Secretary
0.00% - Quantico (vs. Revenge)
-21.43% - The Good Wife
-33.33% - CSI: Cyber (vs. CSI: Crime Scene Investigation)
-33.33% - Blood & Oil (vs. Resurrection)
-33.33% - America's Funniest Home Videos
-33.33% - Brooklyn Nine-Nine
-38.89% - Family Guy
-40.00% - Once Upon a Time
-48.28% - The Simpsons
-54.84% - Bob's Burgers (vs. The OT)

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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