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[05/29/17 - 08:40 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, NASCAR Lead Night in Demos
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 11 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (5/28/17):

FOX (4.101 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.8, #1) was the top draw on Saturday with its primetime presentation of "Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series" (4.101 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T2).

NBC (2.777 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #2) then was the silver draw with a new "Dateline NBC" (2.735 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T6) followed by encores of "American Ninja Warrior: Celebrity Ninja Warrior" (1.950 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T6) and "American Ninja Warrior: All Stars" (3.211 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.9, #1).

Next up was ABC (2.696 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #3) and repeats of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (3.360 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.5, #5), another "America's Funniest Home Videos" (4.040 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T2) and "The Bachelorette" (1.692 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T6).

And finally, CBS (4.288 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.4, #4) rounded out the night with its mix of "60 Minutes" (6.585 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.6, #4), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (4.259 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T6), "Madam Secretary" (3.698 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T10) and "Elementary" (2.612 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T10).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
-55.56% - Dateline NBC

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Dateline NBC (vs. Dateline NBC: On Assignment)


Here are the highlights of the 11 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (5/29/16):

FOX (5.574 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #1) was of course the network to beat on Sunday with its primetime coverage of the "NASCAR: Coca-Cola 600" (5.574 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.3, #1).

NBC (2.915 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T2) then was the number two draw with its mix of "Dateline NBC: On Assignment" (3.208 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T7), the season finale of "The Carmichael Show" (2.262 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T7), a repeat "The Carmichael Show" (1.799 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T9) and the two-hour "American Ninja Warrior: All Stars" (3.212 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.9, #2).

Sharing the silver was ABC (2.534 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T2) with repeats of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (3.503 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3) and the feature "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" (2.212 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3).

And finally, CBS (4.024 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.4, #4) closed out the evening with its all-repeat lineup of "60 Minutes" (6.328 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3), "Undercover Boss" (4.078 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3), "Madam Secretary" (3.050 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T9) and "Elementary" (2.640 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T9).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
-20.00% - The Carmichael Show
-33.33% - Dateline NBC: On Assignment

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+28.57% - American Ninja Warrior: All Stars (vs. AD: The Bible Continues/American Odyssey)
-60.00% - The Carmichael Show (vs. Dateline NBC)
-60.00% - Dateline NBC: On Assignment (vs. Dateline NBC)

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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