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[03/20/17 - 08:35 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NCAA Men's Basketball Gives CBS Another Boost
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 (3/19/17):

CBS (8.916 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.4, #1) got a boost on Sunday with its "NCAA Overrun" (13.180 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.5, #1) followed by new episodes of "60 Minutes" (10.576 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.7, #2), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (8.994 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #4), "Madam Secretary" (7.227 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T9) and "Elementary" (4.551 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T16).

NBC (5.974 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #2) then claimed the silver with its mix of a "Little Big Shots" (4.751 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T16) encore alongside originals from "Little Big Shots" (9.324 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.5, #3), "Chicago Justice" (5.700 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T6) and "Shades of Blue" (4.120 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T9).

Next up was FOX (2.083 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #3) and its lineup of a repeat "Bob's Burgers" (2.325 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T14) plus fresh installments of "Bob's Burgers" (1.950 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T9), "The Simpsons" (2.343 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T6), "Making History" (1.566 million viewers, #19; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T14), "Family Guy" (2.365 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.1, #5) and "The Last Man on Earth" (1.945 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T9).

And finally, new episodes of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (4.832 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.9, #8), "Once Upon a Time" (2.718 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T9), "Time After Time" (1.783 million viewers, #18; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T18) and "American Crime" (1.884 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T18) closed out the night on ABC (2.804 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #4).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+54.55% - 60 Minutes
+9.09% - NCIS: Los Angeles
0.00% - Family Guy
0.00% - Madam Secretary
0.00% - Shades of Blue
0.00% - Bob's Burgers
0.00% - The Last Man on Earth
0.00% - Making History
0.00% - Elementary
-9.09% - Chicago Justice
-9.09% - The Simpsons
-10.00% - America's Funniest Home Videos
-11.11% - Once Upon a Time
-11.76% - Little Big Shots
-20.00% - American Crime
-33.33% - Time After Time

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+14.29% - Shades of Blue (vs. Hollywood Game Night)
0.00% - 60 Minutes
0.00% - NCIS: Los Angeles (vs. Madam Secretary)
0.00% - Bob's Burgers (vs. Ice Age: The Great Egg-scapade)
-16.67% - Chicago Justice (vs. The Carmichael Show/Crowded)
-18.18% - America's Funniest Home Videos
-20.00% - Madam Secretary (vs. The Good Wife)
-25.00% - Elementary
-27.27% - Once Upon a Time
-31.25% - Family Guy (vs. The Passion)
-37.50% - The Simpsons (vs. The Passion)
-42.31% - Little Big Shots
-42.86% - Time After Time (vs. The Family)
-50.00% - The Last Man on Earth (vs. The Passion)
-56.25% - Making History (vs. The Passion)
-60.00% - American Crime (vs. Quantico)


Here are the highlights of the 17 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (3/20/16):

CBS (8.965 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T1) was the most-watched network on a competitive Sunday with its mix of "NCAA Overrun" (11.803 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.0, #1), "60 Minutes" (10.166 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.7, #3), "Madam Secretary" (9.176 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T6), "The Good Wife" (7.823 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T10) and the relocated "Elementary" (5.587 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T14).

NBC (6.895 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T1) then was the number two draw with its lineup of a repeat "Little Big Shots" (7.084 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T6) followed by new episodes of "Little Big Shots" (13.175 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.6, #2), "The Carmichael Show" (5.426 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.4, #5), "Crowded" (3.846 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T10) and "Hollywood Game Night" (2.687 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T16).

Next up was FOX (5.354 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T1) with a second run "The Simpsons" (3.161 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T10) alongside its specials "Ice Age: The Great Egg-scapade" (2.544 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T14) and "The Passion" (6.605 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.6, #4).

And finally, ABC (3.759 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #4) closed out the evening with new episodes of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (5.385 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T8), "Once Upon a Time" (3.540 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T8), "The Family" (2.628 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T16) and "Quantico" (3.482 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T10).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+41.67% - 60 Minutes
+11.11% - The Good Wife (vs. 3/6/16)
0.00% - Madam Secretary (vs. 3/6/16)
0.00% - America's Funniest Home Videos
-6.67% - The Carmichael Show
-7.14% - Little Big Shots
-9.09% - Quantico
-12.50% - The Family
-15.38% - Once Upon a Time
-22.22% - Hollywood Game Night
-27.27% - Elementary (vs. 3/10/16)
-37.50% - Crowded (vs. 3/15/16)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+271.43% - Little Big Shots (vs. The Voice (Repeat))
+16.67% - The Carmichael Show (vs. Dateline NBC)
+6.67% - The Passion (vs. Various)
0.00% - The Good Wife
0.00% - Elementary (vs. Battle Creek)
-7.69% - Madam Secretary
-9.09% - Quantico (vs. Revenge)
-10.53% - 60 Minutes
-16.67% - Crowded (vs. Dateline NBC)
-20.00% - Ice Age: The Great Egg-scapade (vs. Bob's Burgers)
-21.43% - America's Funniest Home Videos
-38.89% - Once Upon a Time
-41.67% - Hollywood Game Night (vs. Dateline NBC)
-53.33% - The Family (vs. Secrets & Lies)

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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