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[11/14/16 - 08:32 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Sunday Night Football" Top Charts
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 18 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (11/13/16):

NBC (17.668 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 6.0, #1) held onto the top spot on Sunday with its usual mix of "Football Night in America #1" (7.406 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 2.3, #8), "Football Night in America #2" (9.409 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 3.1, #T6), "Football Night in America #3" (18.087 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 6.0, #4) and "Sunday Night Football" (19.236 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 6.6, #3).

FOX (10.471 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.8, #2) then was the silver draw with its lineup of "NFL Overrun" (24.558 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 8.1, #1), "The OT" (21.281 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 7.3, #2), "The Simpsons" (7.125 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 3.1, #T6), "Son of Zorn" (3.665 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T10), "Family Guy" (3.573 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T10) and "The Last Man on Earth" (2.627 million viewers, #18; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T12).

Next up was CBS (11.863 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.7, #3) with its quartet of "60 Minutes" (18.772 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 3.2, #5), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (13.389 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.9, #9), "Madam Secretary" (9.382 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T12) and "Elementary" (5.910 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T16).

And finally, new episodes of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (4.455 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.8, #15), "Once Upon a Time" (3.371 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.9, #14), "Secrets & Lies" (3.136 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T16) and "Quantico" (2.747 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T16) on ABC (3.427 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #4) closed out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+121.43% - The Simpsons
+77.78% - Son of Zorn
+33.33% - Family Guy
+22.22% - The Last Man on Earth
+20.00% - Sunday Night Football
+18.75% - NCIS: Los Angeles
+16.67% - Secrets & Lies
+16.67% - Quantico
+15.38% - Football Night in America #3
0.00% - 60 Minutes
0.00% - Madam Secretary
-4.17% - Football Night in America #1
-12.50% - Elementary
-13.89% - Football Night in America #2
-18.18% - Once Upon a Time
-20.00% - America's Funniest Home Videos

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+158.33% - The Simpsons (vs. The Simpsons (Repeat))
+23.08% - Son of Zorn (vs. Brooklyn Nine-Nine)
+15.38% - Football Night in America #3
+14.29% - Family Guy
+1.54% - Sunday Night Football
0.00% - Football Night in America #2
-8.33% - The Last Man on Earth
-11.11% - America's Funniest Home Videos
-11.54% - Football Night in America #1
-15.38% - Madam Secretary (vs. Madam Secretary)
-36.36% - Elementary (vs. The Good Wife)
-40.63% - NCIS: Los Angeles (vs. 60 Minutes)
-43.75% - Once Upon a Time
-46.15% - Quantico
-56.25% - Secrets & Lies (vs. Once Upon a Time)
-62.35% - 60 Minutes (vs. NFL Overrun)


Here are the highlights of the 18 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (11/15/15):

[EDITOR'S NOTE: Due to the nature of live sports, Fast Nationals for FOX (7-7:30p), CBS (7-8p) and NBC prime are approximate.]

NBC (15.212 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 5.4, #1) was the network to beat among adults 18-49 with its usual lineup of "Football Night in America #1" (8.786 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 2.6, #6), "Football Night in America #2" (9.596 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 3.1, #5), "Football Night in America #3" (15.030 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 5.2, #3) and "Sunday Night Football" (17.657 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 6.5, #2).

CBS (16.136 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.5, #2) then was the most-watched broadcaster thanks to a full hour of "NFL Overrun" (29.551 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 8.5, #1) followed by new episodes of "60 Minutes" (16.856 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.2, #4), "Madam Secretary" (10.104 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T10) and "The Good Wife" (8.031 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T15).

Next up was ABC (4.788 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.4, #3) and its lineup of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (5.319 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.9, #18), "Once Upon a Time" (5.038 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T7), a second "Once Upon a Time" (4.573 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T7) and "Quantico" (4.224 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T10).

And finally, repeat of "The Simpsons" (2.986 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T15) followed by a new "Bob's Burgers" (2.269 million viewers, #18; adults 18-49: 1.0, #17), a repeat "The Simpsons" (2.776 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T13) and originals from "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" (2.692 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T10), "Family Guy" (2.869 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 1.4, #9) and "The Last Man on Earth" (2.826 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T13) on FOX (2.736 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #4) closed out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+27.27% - Family Guy
+23.81% - Football Night in America #1
+20.00% - The Last Man on Earth
+8.33% - Brooklyn Nine-Nine
+6.67% - Once Upon a Time
+3.23% - 60 Minutes
0.00% - Quantico
0.00% - The Good Wife
-7.14% - Madam Secretary
-10.00% - America's Funniest Home Videos
-14.47% - Sunday Night Football
-14.75% - Football Night in America #3
-27.91% - Football Night in America #2
-28.57% - Bob's Burgers

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+113.33% - 60 Minutes (vs. Madam Secretary)
+44.44% - Football Night in America #1
+10.64% - Football Night in America #3
+4.84% - Sunday Night Football
+3.33% - Football Night in America #2
0.00% - Madam Secretary (vs. The Good Wife)
-13.33% - Quantico (vs. Revenge)
-15.38% - The Good Wife (vs. CSI: Crime Scene Investigation)
-29.41% - The Last Man on Earth (vs. Bob's Burgers)
-30.43% - Once Upon a Time - 9:00
-33.33% - Once Upon a Time - 8:00
-36.36% - Family Guy
-40.00% - America's Funniest Home Videos
-40.91% - Brooklyn Nine-Nine
-70.59% - Bob's Burgers (vs. The OT)

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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