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[05/01/17 - 08:28 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Little Big Shots" Top Modest Demo Race
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 (4/30/17):

NBC (6.090 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #1) was the top demo draw on a modest Sunday with its mix of a "Little Big Shots" (5.042 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T8) repeat and originals from "Little Big Shots" (8.726 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.5, #1), "Chicago Justice" (6.036 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T4) and "Shades of Blue" (4.556 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T8).

ABC (3.419 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T2) then was the silver draw with its quartet of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (5.381 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.1, #3), "Once Upon a Time" (3.033 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.9, #7), "Match Game" (3.301 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T8) and the season finale of "American Crime" (1.962 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.4, #18).

Next up was FOX (1.801 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T2) and its lineup of a repeat "Bob's Burgers" (1.265 million viewers, #18; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T16) and new episodes of "Bob's Burgers" (1.612 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T13), "The Simpsons" (2.259 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T4), "Making History" (1.386 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 0.6, #15), "Family Guy" (2.397 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.2, #2) and "The Last Man on Earth" (1.886 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T8).

And finally, CBS (7.603 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4) rounded out the night with "60 Minutes" (8.805 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T8), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (9.046 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T4), "Madam Secretary" (7.730 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T13) and "Elementary" (4.834 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T16).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - American Crime
+25.00% - Little Big Shots
+14.29% - Shades of Blue
+14.29% - Match Game
+14.29% - The Last Man on Earth
+12.50% - Once Upon a Time
+11.11% - The Simpsons (vs. 4/2/17)
+10.00% - America's Funniest Home Videos
+9.09% - Family Guy (vs. 3/26/17)
0.00% - NCIS: Los Angeles
0.00% - Chicago Justice
0.00% - 60 Minutes
0.00% - Madam Secretary
0.00% - Bob's Burgers
0.00% - Making History
0.00% - Elementary

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+20.00% - Family Guy (vs. American Country Countdown Awards)
+11.11% - Chicago Justice (vs. The Carmichael Show/Crowded)
0.00% - Match Game (vs. The Family)
0.00% - The Simpsons (vs. American Country Countdown Awards)
0.00% - NCIS: Los Angeles (vs. Madam Secretary)
0.00% - Bob's Burgers (vs. The Simpsons (Repeat))
-6.25% - Little Big Shots
-15.38% - America's Funniest Home Videos
-20.00% - Shades of Blue (vs. Dateline NBC)
-20.00% - The Last Man on Earth (vs. American Country Countdown Awards)
-20.00% - 60 Minutes
-25.00% - Once Upon a Time
-30.00% - Madam Secretary (vs. The Good Wife)
-37.50% - Elementary
-40.00% - Making History (vs. American Country Countdown Awards)
-60.00% - American Crime (vs. Quantico)


Here are the highlights of the 16 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (5/1/16):

NBC (6.070 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T1) was the demo champ on Sunday with its mix of an encore "Little Big Shots" (4.969 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T11) followed by new episodes of "Little Big Shots" (9.884 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.6, #1), "The Carmichael Show" (4.562 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T4), "Crowded" (3.239 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T11) and "Dateline NBC" (5.525 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T4).

ABC (3.957 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T1) then shared in the adults 18-49 honors with its quartet of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (5.713 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.3, #2), "Once Upon a Time" (3.808 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.2, #3), "The Family" (3.002 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T11) and "Quantico" (3.306 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T4).

Next up was CBS (8.639 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T3) and its combination of "60 Minutes" (10.177 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T4), "Madam Secretary" (9.873 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T4), "The Good Wife" (9.047 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T4) and "Elementary" (5.461 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T11).

And finally, repeats of "Bob's Burgers" (1.708 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T15) and "The Simpsons" (1.709 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T15) plus the "American Country Countdown Awards" (3.810 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T4) on FOX (3.110 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T3) closed out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+42.86% - The Carmichael Show
+14.29% - Elementary
+14.29% - Crowded
+11.11% - Dateline NBC
+8.33% - America's Funniest Home Videos
0.00% - Once Upon a Time
0.00% - 60 Minutes
0.00% - Madam Secretary
0.00% - The Good Wife
0.00% - Quantico
0.00% - The Family
-11.11% - Little Big Shots (vs. 4/17/16)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+100.00% - Dateline NBC (vs. American Odyssey)
+100.00% - Little Big Shots (vs. Dateline NBC)
+14.29% - Elementary (vs. Battle Creek)
+11.11% - 60 Minutes
+11.11% - The Good Wife
0.00% - Madam Secretary
-7.14% - America's Funniest Home Videos
-9.09% - The Carmichael Show (vs. AD: The Bible Continues)
-16.67% - Quantico (vs. Revenge)
-27.27% - Crowded (vs. AD: The Bible Continues)
-27.54% - American Country Countdown Awards (vs. Various)
-29.41% - Once Upon a Time
-52.94% - The Family (vs. Secrets & Lies)

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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