or


[04/16/18 - 08:37 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Academy of Country Music Awards" Push CBS in Front
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 15 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (4/15/18):

CBS (11.664 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.8, #1) surged to the top spot on Sunday with a new "60 Minutes" (10.415 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #5) followed by "The 53rd Annual Academy of Country Music Awards" (12.081 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.1, #1).

ABC (7.122 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.4, #2) then was the silver draw with its mix of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (6.195 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.2, #4), "American Idol" (6.255 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.3, #3) and the special "A Higher Loyalty: The Comey/Stephanopoulos Interview" (9.783 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.7, #2).

Next up was FOX (1.690 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #3) with a repeat "Bob's Burgers" (1.357 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T14) alongside originals from "Bob's Burgers" (1.803 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.8, #8), "The Simpsons" (2.242 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.0, #6), "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" (1.817 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.9, #7), another "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" (1.530 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T9) and "The Last Man on Earth" (1.391 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T12).

And finally, the quartet of "Dateline NBC" (4.091 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T12), "Little Big Shots" (5.515 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T9), "Genius Junior" (3.847 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T9) and "Timeless" (2.558 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T14) rounded out the night on NBC (4.003 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #4).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - America's Funniest Home Videos (vs. 3/25/18) +12.50% - Brooklyn Nine-Nine +11.11% - The Simpsons 0.00% - Bob's Burgers 0.00% - Genius Junior 0.00% - Dateline NBC -13.33% - American Idol -14.29% - The Last Man on Earth -16.67% - Timeless -22.22% - Little Big Shots -26.67% - 60 Minutes

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+325.00% - A Higher Loyalty: The Comey/Stephanopoulos Interview (American Crime) +166.67% - Bob's Burgers (vs. Bob's Burgers (Repeat)) +125.00% - Brooklyn Nine-Nine - 8:30 (vs. Making History (Repeat)) +100.00% - America's Funniest Home Videos (vs. Inside Disneynature: Wild Lives) +100.00% - American Idol (vs. Once Upon a Time/Match Game) +66.67% - The Simpsons (vs. The Simpsons (Repeat)) +50.00% - The Last Man on Earth (vs. The Last Man on Earth (Repeat)) +22.22% - 60 Minutes +16.67% - Brooklyn Nine-Nine - 9:00 (vs. Family Guy (Repeat)) 0.00% - Dateline NBC (vs. Little Big Shots (Repeat)) 0.00% - The 53rd Annual Academy of Country Music Awards (vs. The 52nd Annual Academy of Country Music Awards on 4/2/17) -12.50% - Little Big Shots -22.22% - Genius Junior (vs. Chicago Justice) -28.57% - Timeless (vs. Shades of Blue)


Here are the highlights of the 17 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (4/16/17):

CBS (8.256 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #1) rose to the top spot on Sunday with its mix of "60 Minutes" (8.024 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T2), "Stayin' Alive: A Grammy Salute to the Music of the Bee Gees" (10.261 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #1) and "Elementary" (4.477 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T7).

NBC (4.453 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.8, #2) then had to settle for second place with repeats of "Little Big Shots" (3.711 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T7), another "Little Big Shots" (5.188 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #4) plus originals from "Chicago Justice" (4.877 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T2) and "Shades of Blue" (4.037 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T5).

Next up was ABC (2.489 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #3) and its quartet of "Inside Disneynature: Wild Lives" (3.193 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T7), "Once Upon a Time" (2.508 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T5), "Match Game" (2.431 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T7) and "American Crime" (1.824 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T13).

And finally, repeats of "Ice Age: The Great Egg-Scapade" (1.122 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T16), "Bob's Burgers" (0.864 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T16), "The Simpsons" (1.464 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T7), "Making History" (0.955 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T13), "Family Guy" (1.401 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T7) and "The Last Man on Earth" (1.045 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T13) rounded out the night on FOX (1.142 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #4).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Chicago Justice
0.00% - Shades of Blue
0.00% - Once Upon a Time
0.00% - American Crime
-14.29% - Match Game
-25.00% - Elementary (vs. 3/26/17)
-40.00% - 60 Minutes

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - Stayin' Alive: A Grammy Salute to the Music of the Bee Gees (vs. Madam Secretary/The Good Wife)
-10.00% - 60 Minutes
-14.29% - Elementary
-18.18% - Chicago Justice (vs. Crowded/Crowded)
-25.00% - Match Game (vs. The Family)
-33.33% - Inside Disneynature: Wild Lives (vs. America's Funniest Home Videos (Repeat))
-36.36% - Once Upon a Time
-41.67% - Shades of Blue (vs. Dateline NBC)
-60.00% - American Crime (vs. Quantico)

Source: Nielsen Media Research





  [april 2018]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[10/19/18 - 08:13 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Holds Onto Demo Crown with "Thursday Night Football"
Despite a blowout Broncos-Cardinals game, the network once again takes home top honors among adults 18-49.

[10/18/18 - 08:13 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Empire" Rises as FOX Tops Demos
The network's flagship drama is the only series up week-to-week among adults 18-49.

[10/17/18 - 08:15 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Holds Off Demo Push by ABC Debuts
The Alphabet's premiere of "The Conners" leads all programs last night among adults 18-49.

[10/16/18 - 08:16 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Once Again Tops Charts for NBC
The Peacock leads the evening in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/16/18 - 07:17 AM]
ESPN's "Monday Night Football": 49ers-Packers Up 38 Percent Year-Over-Year
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, October 15.

[10/15/18 - 08:23 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Charts with "Sunday Night Football"
The Peacock once again takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/14/18 - 08:28 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Cruises to Victory with College Football
The Alphabet takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/14/18 - 07:49 AM]
College Football Week 7: ABC's "Saturday Night Football" Up an Impressive 57% Year-Over-Year
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, October 13.

[10/13/18 - 08:28 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Last Man Standing" Top Demo Race
The network take home the adults 18-49 crown while CBS is the most-watched network.

[10/12/18 - 03:26 PM]
"The Good Place" & "Superstore" Debuts Set Series Records in Digital
NBC further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[10/12/18 - 11:44 AM]
Freeform's Newly Expanded "31 Nights of Halloween" Launches with Gains Over the Prior Year, as 'Hocus Pocus' Reaches 8.2 Million Viewers in Its First Week
Freeform further spins the numbers for the week of October 1-7.

[10/12/18 - 08:26 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Thursday Night Football" Rises in Latest FOX Victory
The network once again takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/11/18 - 08:13 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Empire" Hang Onto Demo Crown
The network's flagship drama and "Survivor" on CBS lead the night among adults 18-49.

[10/10/18 - 08:10 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Gets Boost from "American Music Awards"
The Alphabet shares the adults 18-49 crown with NBC, however said telecast is down 25% from a year ago.

[10/09/18 - 08:11 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Rides "The Voice," "Manifest" to Another Victory
The Peacock once again takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.