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[07/09/18 - 08:20 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Charts with Viewers, 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 16 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (7/8/18):

ABC (4.914 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.9, #1) was the network to beat on Sunday with its mix of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (4.409 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T5), "Celebrity Family Feud" (6.252 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #2), "$100,000 Pyramid" (5.054 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #3) and "To Tell the Truth" (3.941 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.8, #4).

CBS (4.796 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.7, #2) then was the silver draw its lineup of "60 Minutes" (7.273 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T7), "Big Brother 20" (5.116 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.3, #1), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (3.361 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T11) and another "NCIS: Los Angeles" (3.435 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T11).

Next up was NBC (2.970 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #3) with the relocated "Running Wild with Bear Grylls" (1.922 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #15), a repeat "America's Got Talent" (3.518 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T5) and a new "Shades of Blue" (2.922 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T9).

And finally, FOX (1.107 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #4) closed out the evening with repeats of "One Strange Rock" (0.868 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.2, #16), "The Simpsons" (1.299 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T11), "Bob's Burgers" (1.158 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T9) and "Family Guy" (1.401 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T7) plus a new "Ghosted" (1.047 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T11).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+8.33% - Big Brother 20
0.00% - To Tell the Truth (vs. 6/24/18)
0.00% - Shades of Blue
0.00% - Ghosted (vs. 6/24/18)
-8.33% - Celebrity Family Feud (vs. 6/24/18)
-10.00% - $100,000 Pyramid
-50.00% - Running Wild with Bear Grylls (vs. 7/2/18)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Ghosted (vs. American Grit)
0.00% - $100,000 Pyramid (vs. Steve Harvey's Funderdome)
-11.11% - To Tell the Truth (vs. $100,000 Pyramid)
-15.38% - Celebrity Family Feud
-25.00% - Running Wild with Bear Grylls (vs. Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly)
-27.78% - Big Brother 20
-28.57% - Shades of Blue (vs. American Ninja Warrior (Repeat))


Here are the highlights of the 16 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (7/9/17):

CBS (5.343 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T1) was the top draw on Sunday with its mix of "60 Minutes" (7.188 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T7), "Big Brother 19" (6.487 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.8, #1), the premiere of "Candy Crush" (4.134 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.1, #3) and a repeat "NCIS: Los Angeles" (3.564 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T10).

Sharing in the demo honors was ABC (5.104 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T1) and its summer lineup of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (4.460 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.8, #6), "Celebrity Family Feud" (6.764 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.3, #2), "Steve Harvey's Funderdome" (4.634 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T4) and "$100,000 Pyramid" (4.559 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T4).

Next up was NBC (2.677 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #3) with a new "Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly" (3.211 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T12) followed by repeats of "The Wall" (2.260 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T12) and "American Ninja Warrior" (2.620 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T7).

And finally, repeats of "Bob's Burgers" (0.885 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.3, #16), another "Bob's Burgers" (1.064 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T12), "The Simpsons" (1.420 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T10) and "Family Guy" (1.458 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.6, #9) plus a new "American Grit" (1.112 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T12) rounded out the night on FOX (1.175 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #4).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+28.57% - Big Brother 19
0.00% - Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly (vs. 6/25/17)
0.00% - American Grit
-7.14% - Celebrity Family Feud (vs. 6/25/17)
-18.18% - Steve Harvey's Funderdome (vs. 6/25/17)
-18.18% - $100,000 Pyramid (vs. 6/25/17)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+175.00% - Candy Crush (vs. Madam Secretary (Repeat))
+12.50% - Big Brother 19
-13.33% - Celebrity Family Feud
-20.00% - American Grit (vs. Family Guy/The Last Man on Earth (Repeats))
-25.00% - $100,000 Pyramid (vs. Match Game)
-40.00% - Steve Harvey's Funderdome (vs. $100,000 Pyramid)
-63.64% - Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly (vs. U.S. Olympic Trials: Track & Field)

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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