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[04/10/17 - 10:39 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: PGA Overrun Gives Big Boost to CBS
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 (4/9/17):

CBS (10.466 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #1) took home top honors on Sunday with a full hour of "PGA Overrun" (15.033 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.8, #1) followed by new episodes of "60 Minutes" (11.059 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #2), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (9.237 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #4) and "Madam Secretary" (6.537 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T8).

NBC (5.550 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #2) then was the silver draw with its mix of a "Little Big Shots" (4.131 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T13) repeat and originals from "Little Big Shots" (8.629 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.3, #3), "Chicago Justice" (5.452 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.9, #5) and "Shades of Blue" (3.989 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T8).

Next up was ABC (2.973 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3) and its quartet of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (4.584 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T8), "Once Upon a Time" (2.605 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T8), "Match Game" (2.970 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T8) and "American Crime" (1.733 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T17).

And finally, FOX (1.491 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3) rounded out the night with repeats of "The Simpsons" (1.335 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T17), "Bob's Burgers" (1.311 million viewers, #18; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T15), another "The Simpsons" (1.849 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T6), "Making History" (1.325 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T13), "Family Guy" (1.765 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T6) and "The Last Man on Earth" (1.362 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T15).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+36.36% - 60 Minutes
+16.67% - Match Game
+8.33% - Little Big Shots
0.00% - Chicago Justice
0.00% - Shades of Blue
0.00% - American Crime
-12.50% - Once Upon a Time
-22.22% - America's Funniest Home Videos (vs. 3/19/17)
-31.25% - NCIS: Los Angeles (vs. 3/26/17)
-36.36% - Madam Secretary (vs. 3/26/17)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - NCIS: Los Angeles (vs. Madam Secretary)
-6.25% - 60 Minutes
-12.50% - Match Game (vs. The Family)
-18.18% - Chicago Justice (vs. The Carmichael Show/Crowded)
-22.22% - America's Funniest Home Videos
-22.22% - Madam Secretary (vs. Elementary)
-35.00% - Little Big Shots
-36.36% - Shades of Blue (vs. Dateline NBC)
-36.36% - Once Upon a Time
-60.00% - American Crime (vs. Quantico)


Here are the highlights of the 20 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (4/10/16):

CBS (9.315 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #1) rose to the top spot on Sunday with a half hour of "PGA Overrun" (13.907 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.5, #1) followed by new episodes of "60 Minutes" (11.745 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.6, #3), "Madam Secretary" (9.411 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T6), "Elementary" (6.259 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T14) and another "Elementary" (5.782 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T16).

NBC (6.927 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #2) then was a close second place with its mix of a "Little Big Shots" (5.801 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T16) encore and originals from "Little Big Shots" (12.064 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.0, #2), "The Carmichael Show" (5.743 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T4), "Crowded" (4.327 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T12) and "Dateline NBC" (4.810 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T6).

Next up was ABC (3.804 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #3) and its quartet of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (4.783 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T14), "Once Upon a Time" (3.702 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T6), "The Family" (3.185 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T16) and "Quantico" (3.545 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T12).

And finally, new episodes of "Bordertown" (1.213 million viewers, #19; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T19), "Cooper Barrett's Guide to Surviving Life" (1.113 million viewers, #20; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T19), "The Simpsons" (2.499 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T6), "Bob's Burgers" (2.327 million viewers, #18; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T6), a repeat "Family Guy" (2.500 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T4) and a new "The Last Man on Earth" (2.694 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T6) closed out the night on FOX (2.058 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+45.45% - 60 Minutes
+37.50% - Dateline NBC
+25.00% - Crowded
+25.00% - Bordertown
+25.00% - Cooper Barrett's Guide to Surviving Life
+22.22% - The Last Man on Earth
+20.00% - The Carmichael Show
+14.29% - The Family
+11.11% - Little Big Shots
+10.00% - Madam Secretary (vs. 3/27/16)
+10.00% - The Simpsons
+10.00% - Bob's Burgers
0.00% - Once Upon a Time
0.00% - Quantico
0.00% - Elementary (vs. 3/27/16)
-10.00% - America's Funniest Home Videos

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+122.22% - Little Big Shots (vs. AD: The Bible Continues (Repeat))
+37.50% - Dateline NBC (vs. American Odyssey)
+22.22% - The Simpsons (vs. The Simpsons (Repeat))
+14.29% - Elementary - 10:30 (vs. Battle Creek)
+11.11% - Quantico (vs. Revenge)
-5.88% - 60 Minutes
-10.00% - America's Funniest Home Videos
-10.00% - Elementary - 9:30 (vs. The Good Wife)
-15.38% - The Last Man on Earth
-16.67% - Bordertown (vs. The Simpsons (Repeat))
-21.43% - Madam Secretary
-26.67% - Bob's Burgers (vs. Family Guy)
-28.57% - Cooper Barrett's Guide to Surviving Life (vs. Bob's Burgers (Repeat))
-29.41% - The Carmichael Show (vs. AD: The Bible Continues)
-31.25% - Once Upon a Time
-38.46% - The Family (vs. Secrets & Lies)
-41.18% - Crowded (vs. AD: The Bible Continues)

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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