or


[08/10/20 - 08:22 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: PGA Championship Leads CBS to Victory
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 (8/9/20):

[Note: Fast affiliate ratings are inaccurate for live sports.]

CBS (4.607 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.8, #1) was the network to beat on Sunday with its primetime portion of the "PGA Championship" (5.612 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #1) followed by "60 Minutes" (4.094 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3) and "Big Brother 22" (3.109 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.8, #2).

ABC (3.600 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.5, #2) had to settle for second with its repeat lineup of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (4.364 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3), "Celebrity Family Feud" (4.378 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3), "Press Your Luck" (3.122 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3) and "Match Game" (2.535 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.4, #7).

Next up was NBC (1.732 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.3, #3) with encores of "Cannonball" (1.754 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T8), "The Titan Games" (1.299 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T10) and "America's Got Talent: 15th Anniversary Special" (1.937 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T8).

Meanwhile, FOX (0.688 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.2, #4) offered up its own repeat mix of "Last Man Standing" (0.864 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T15), "Duncanville" (0.488 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T15), "The Simpsons" (0.672 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T10), "Bless the Harts" (0.564 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T10), "Bob's Burgers" (0.711 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T10) and "Family Guy" (0.831 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T10).

And finally, week two of "Fridge Wars" (0.396 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T15) and a repeat "Supernatural" (0.253 million viewers, #18; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T15) rounded out the night on The CW (0.324 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.1, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - 60 Minutes
0.00% - Fridge Wars

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+166.67% - Big Brother 22 (vs. Instinct)
+50.00% - 60 Minutes (vs. Instinct)
-50.00% - Fridge Wars (vs. Penn & Teller: Fool Us (Repeat))


Here are the highlights of the 16 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (8/11/19):

CBS (4.539 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T1) was the top draw on Sunday thanks to its mix of "60 Minutes" (6.565 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.5, #7), "Big Brother 21" (4.695 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #1), "Instinct" (3.539 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.4, #8) and a second "Instinct" (3.358 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T9).

Sharing in the demo honors was ABC (4.398 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T1) with repeats of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (4.302 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T4) and "Celebrity Family Feud" (4.747 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T2) followed by new episodes of "The $100,000 Pyramid" (4.653 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T2) and "To Tell the Truth" (3.889 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T4).

Next up was NBC (2.143 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #3) and its combination of "Hollywood Game Night" (1.620 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T9), the "U.S. Gymnastics Championships" (2.777 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T4) and "Bring the Funny" (1.398 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T9).

Meanwhile, FOX (0.730 million viewers, #T4; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T4) offered up repeats of "Last Man Standing" (0.812 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T12) and "Family Guy" (0.683 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T12) plus its annual "Teen Choice 2019" (0.721 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T12).

And finally, The CW (0.730 million viewers, #T4; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T4) closed out the night with encores of "Penn & Teller: Fool Us" (0.750 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T12) and "Pandora" (0.709 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T12).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - Instinct
+9.09% - Big Brother 21
0.00% - To Tell the Truth (vs. 7/28/19)
-12.50% - The $100,000 Pyramid (vs. 7/28/19)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
-12.50% - The $100,000 Pyramid
-14.29% - To Tell the Truth
-14.29% - U.S. Gymnastics Championships (vs. America's Got Talent (Repeat))
-20.00% - Big Brother 21
-25.00% - Instinct - 10:00 (vs. Elementary)
-33.33% - Teen Choice 2019
-50.00% - Instinct - 9:00 (vs. NCIS: Los Angeles (Repeat))

Source: Nielsen Media Research





  [august 2020]  
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
[09/25/20 - 08:16 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Viewers, Splits Demos with CBS
The Eye's "Big Brother" is the only series to post year-to-year gains among adults 18-49.

[09/24/20 - 08:07 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Masked Singer" Returns on Top in Demos
FOX's reality competition series however is down 44% from last year's opener in adults 18-49.

[09/23/20 - 08:15 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Dancing with the Stars" Tops Demo Race Over "America's Got Talent"
ABC leads the night in the key demographic while NBC is the most-watched network.

[09/22/20 - 03:00 PM]
For 2019-2020 Season, "Nightline" Delivers Most-Watched Season in 3 Years with Season-to-Season Gains in Total Viewers and Adults 25-54
ABC further spins the late-night numbers for the season to date.

[09/22/20 - 02:00 PM]
"48 Hours" Finishes Its 14th Consecutive Broadcast Year as Saturday's #1 Non-Sports Primetime Program
CBS further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[09/22/20 - 08:13 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Opens Season on Top with "Monday Night Football"
The Alphabet's simulcast of the ESPN series puts it in front among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/21/20 - 11:17 AM]
HGTV's "Windy City Rehab" Delivered Double-Digit L3 Ratings Growth Over Prior Six Weeks and YAGO on Tuesday, Sept. 15
HGTV further spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 15.

[09/21/20 - 10:21 AM]
"72nd Emmy(R) Awards" Delivers ABC's Largest Audience to Time Slot Since April
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, September 20.

[09/21/20 - 08:57 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Sunday Night Football" Puts NBC in Front
The network holds off the competition in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/20/20 - 09:23 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Stays in Front with "Saturday Night Football"
The Alphabet wins the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/19/20 - 08:24 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "WWE SmackDown" Holds Onto Top Demo Spot for FOX
The network stays in front among adults 18-49 while ABC is the most-watched broadcaster.

[09/18/20 - 08:13 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Demos with "Big Brother"
The Eye takes home the adults 18-49 crown while ABC is the most-watched network.

[09/17/20 - 11:41 AM]
Travel Channel Boasts Highest Premiere for a Franchise with the Launch of New "Shock Docs" Series "Devil's Road: The True Story of Ed and Lorraine Warren"
Travel Channel further spins the numbers for Monday, September 7.

[09/17/20 - 10:56 AM]
CBS Wins Full-Year 2019-2020 Season for Second Consecutive Year Across Primetime, Daytime and Late Night
CBS further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[09/17/20 - 08:15 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Academy of Country Music Awards" Put CBS on Top
The Eye's ceremony easily wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.