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[02/27/17 - 08:33 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Wins Big with Oscars
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 (2/26/17):

ABC (27.448 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 7.4, #1) not surprisingly was the network to beat on Sunday with its primetime coverage of "Oscars Opening Ceremony: Live from the Red Carpet" (21.416 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 5.2, #2) and "The 89th Annual Academy Awards" (31.067 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 8.7, #1).

FOX (1.905 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #2) then was king of the leftover audience with repeats of "Son of Zorn" (2.127 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T10), "Bob's Burgers" (1.532 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T10), "The Simpsons" (2.064 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T3), another "The Simpsons" (1.919 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T3), "Family Guy" (1.945 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T3) and another "Family Guy" (1.841 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T6).

Next up was CBS (4.926 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3) with second runs of "60 Minutes" (6.423 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T6), another "60 Minutes" (5.062 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #9), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (4.159 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T10) and another "NCIS: Los Angeles" (4.059 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T13).

And finally, NBC (3.115 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3) rounded out the night with repeats of "Dateline NBC" (4.804 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T6) and the feature "Neighbors" (1.427 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T13).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
N/A

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
-10.31% - The 89th Annual Academy Awards
-11.86% - Oscars Opening Ceremony: Live from the Red Carpet


Here are the highlights of the 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (2/28/16):

ABC (28.088 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 8.3, #1) was of course the network to beat on Sunday with its primetime coverage of the "Oscars Opening Ceremony: Live from the Red Carpet" (21.965 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 5.9, #2) and "The 88th Annual Academy Awards" (31.762 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 9.7, #1).

CBS (4.912 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T2) then was a distant second place with encores of "60 Minutes" (6.495 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T5), another "60 Minutes" (5.679 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T5) and the feature "Last Vegas" (3.737 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T10).

Next up was NBC (3.311 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T2) and its duo of "Dateline NBC" (5.611 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.0, #3) and "Ted" (1.931 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T10).

And finally, FOX (1.691 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T2) closed out the night with its repeat lineup of "The Simpsons" (1.786 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T7), "Bob's Burgers" (1.740 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T7), another "The Simpsons" (2.196 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4), "Cooper Barrett's Guide to Surviving Life" (1.345 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T12), "Family Guy" (1.688 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T7) and "Bordertown" (1.391 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T12).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
N/A

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
-5.83% - The 88th Annual Academy Awards (on 2/22/15)
-6.79% - Oscars Opening Ceremony: Live from the Red Carpet (on 2/22/15)

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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