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[06/26/17 - 08:41 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: Game Show Lineup Puts ABC on Top
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 (6/25/17):

ABC (5.427 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.1, #1) was the network to beat on Sunday with its mix of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (3.924 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T4), "Celebrity Family Feud" (7.085 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.4, #1),"Steve Harvey's Funderdome" (5.485 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T2) and "$100,000 Pyramid" (5.214 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T2).

The silver then went to NBC (2.723 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #2) with a new "Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly" (3.410 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T9) followed by the feature "Despicable Me" (2.537 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.6, #6) and an encore of "Little Big Shots: Forever Young" (2.407 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T7).

Next up was CBS (4.786 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T3) with its repeat lineup of "60 Minutes" (7.209 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T4), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (4.964 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T9), "Madam Secretary" (3.803 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T15) and "Code Black" (3.169 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T13).

And finally, repeats of "Bob's Burgers" (0.905 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T13), "The Last Man on Earth" (0.634 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T15), "The Simpsons" (1.061 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T9) and "Family Guy" (1.203 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T7) plus a new "American Grit" (1.034 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T9) rounded out the night on FOX (0.978 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T3).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+22.22% - $100,000 Pyramid
+10.00% - Steve Harvey's Funderdome
0.00% - Celebrity Family Feud
-20.00% - Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly
-33.33% - American Grit

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
-6.67% - Celebrity Family Feud
-20.00% - American Grit (vs. Family Guy/The Last Man on Earth (Repeats))
-26.67% - $100,000 Pyramid (vs. Match Game)
-35.29% - Steve Harvey's Funderdome (vs. $100,000 Pyramid)
-42.86% - Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly (vs. U.S. Olympic Trials: Diving)


Here are the highlights of the 17 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (6/26/16):

ABC (6.602 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #1) was the top broadcast draw on Sunday with its "Fun and Games" lineup of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (3.987 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T9), "Celebrity Family Feud" (7.789 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T2), "$100,000 Pyramid" (7.975 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.7, #1) and "Match Game" (6.657 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T2).

NBC (4.640 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #2) then claimed the silver with its coverage of "U.S. Olympic Trials: Diving" (3.546 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.7, #8), "U.S. Olympic Trials: Swimming" (4.389 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.0, #6) and "U.S. Gymnastics Championship: Women's" (5.313 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.3, #5).

Next up was CBS (4.350 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #3) and its mix of "60 Minutes" (7.318 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #7), "Big Brother 18" (5.394 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T2), "Madam Secretary" (2.715 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T15) and "American Gothic" (1.973 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T15).

And finally, FOX (1.264 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #4) closed out the evening with the departing "Cooper Barrett's Guide to Surviving Life" (0.977 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T15) followed by repeats of "Bob's Burgers" (1.051 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T13), "The Simpsons" (1.558 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T9), "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" (1.186 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.5, #12), "Family Guy" (1.598 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T9) and "The Last Man on Earth" (1.215 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T13).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Cooper Barrett's Guide to Surviving Life (vs. 6/12/16)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+160.00% - U.S. Gymnastics Championship: Women's (vs. I Can Do That! (Repeat)/American Odyssey)
+114.29% - Match Game (vs. Castle (Repeat))
+50.00% - Cooper Barrett's Guide to Surviving Life (vs. Bob's Burgers (Repeat))
+25.00% - U.S. Olympic Trials: Swimming (vs. Dateline NBC: My Kid Would Never Do That)
+21.43% - $100,000 Pyramid (vs. BattleBots)
0.00% - U.S. Olympic Trials: Diving (vs. Dateline NBC)
-11.76% - Big Brother 18
-16.67% - Celebrity Family Feud

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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