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[11/06/17 - 08:57 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Sunday Night Football" Return to Top Spots
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 19 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (11/5/17):

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

NBC (11.355 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.9, #1) was back on top last night with its mix of "Football Night in America #1" (6.333 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.9, #6), "Football Night in America #2" (9.482 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 3.3, #4), "Football Night in America #3" (11.640 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 4.0, #T2) and "Sunday Night Football" (11.673 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 4.0, #T2).

The silver then went to CBS (10.894 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.9, #2) with its lineup of "NFL Overrun" (20.613 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 5.4, #1), "60 Minutes" (14.463 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.4, #5), "Wisdom of the Crowd" (7.978 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.1, #10), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (7.792 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T13) and "Madam Secretary" (6.075 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T17).

Next up was FOX (2.984 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #3) with a repeat of "The Simpsons" (4.463 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.5, #8) followed by originals from "Bob's Burgers" (3.803 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.6, #7), "The Simpsons" (2.944 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 1.3, #9), "Ghosted" (2.455 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T11), "Family Guy" (2.298 million viewers, #18; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T11) and "The Last Man on Earth" (1.939 million viewers, #19; adults 18-49: 0.8, #16).

And finally, new episodes of "The Toy Box" (2.429 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 0.4, #19), "America's Funniest Home Videos" (4.434 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T13), "Shark Tank" (4.011 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T13) and another "Shark Tank" (3.326 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T17) rounded out the night on ABC (3.550 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+60.00% - 60 Minutes
+58.33% - Football Night in America #1
+50.00% - Football Night in America #2
+37.50% - Wisdom of the Crowd
+23.08% - Bob's Burgers (vs. 10/22/17)
+21.21% - Football Night in America #3
+16.67% - Madam Secretary
+12.50% - NCIS: Los Angeles
0.00% - America's Funniest Home Videos (vs. 10/22/17)
0.00% - Shark Tank - 9:00
0.00% - The Last Man on Earth (vs. 10/22/17)
0.00% - The Toy Box
-6.98% - Sunday Night Football
-9.09% - Ghosted (vs. 10/22/17)
-16.67% - Family Guy (vs. 10/22/17)
-18.75% - The Simpsons (vs. 10/22/17)
-22.22% - Shark Tank

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+60.00% - Bob's Burgers
+50.00% - Shark Tank - 9:00 (vs. Secrets & Lies)
+16.67% - Shark Tank - 10:00 (vs. Quantico)
+11.11% - Ghosted (vs. Son of Zorn)
-7.14% - The Simpsons
-8.33% - Football Night in America #2
-11.11% - The Last Man on Earth
-12.50% - Madam Secretary (vs. Elementary)
-16.67% - Family Guy
-18.18% - NCIS: Los Angeles (vs. Madam Secretary)
-18.18% - America's Funniest Home Videos (vs. Once Upon a Time)
-20.83% - Football Night in America #1
-23.08% - Football Night in America #3
-25.00% - 60 Minutes
-27.27% - Sunday Night Football
-31.25% - Wisdom of the Crowd (vs. NCIS: Los Angeles)
-60.00% - The Toy Box (vs. America's Funniest Home Videos)


Here are the highlights of the 19 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (11/6/16):

NBC (14.622 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 5.2, #1) was back on top last night with "Football Night in America #1" (7.884 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 2.4, #6), "Football Night in America #2" (10.726 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 3.6, #4), "Football Night in America #3" (14.726 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 5.2, #3) and "Sunday Night Football" (15.380 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 5.5, #1).

CBS (12.020 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.2, #2) then got a boost from "NFL Overrun" (19.842 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 5.3, #2) followed by new episodes of "60 Minutes" (15.355 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.2, #5), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (11.087 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.6, #7), "Madam Secretary" (8.542 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T10) and "Elementary" (6.349 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.8, #17).

Next up was FOX (2.607 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #3) and its combination of a "Son of Zorn" (3.295 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T12) repeat followed by originals from "Bob's Burgers" (2.380 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T12), "The Simpsons" (3.167 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.4, #8), "Son of Zorn" (2.062 million viewers, #19; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T15), "Family Guy" (2.582 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 1.2, #9) and "The Last Man on Earth" (2.155 million viewers, #18; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T15).

And finally, new episodes of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (5.685 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T12), "Once Upon a Time" (3.528 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T10), "Secrets & Lies" (2.819 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T18) and "Quantico" (2.201 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T18) on ABC (3.558 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #4) closed out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+146.15% - 60 Minutes
+41.18% - Football Night in America #1
+37.50% - Madam Secretary
+33.33% - NCIS: Los Angeles
+33.33% - Elementary
+25.00% - America's Funniest Home Videos
+22.22% - Once Upon a Time
+20.00% - Football Night in America #2
+10.64% - Football Night in America #3
0.00% - Family Guy (vs. 10/23/16)
0.00% - The Last Man on Earth (vs. 10/23/16)
0.00% - Secrets & Lies
0.00% - Quantico
-8.33% - Sunday Night Football
-10.00% - Son of Zorn (vs. 10/23/16)
-12.50% - The Simpsons (vs. 10/23/16)
-37.50% - Bob's Burgers (vs. 10/23/16)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+14.29% - NCIS: Los Angeles (vs. Madam Secretary)
+14.29% - Football Night in America #1
+9.09% - Family Guy
+3.23% - 60 Minutes
0.00% - Madam Secretary (vs. The Good Wife)
0.00% - Elementary (vs. CSI: Cyber)
0.00% - America's Funniest Home Videos
-6.67% - The Simpsons
-10.00% - The Last Man on Earth
-14.75% - Football Night in America #3
-16.28% - Football Night in America #2
-25.00% - Son of Zorn (vs. Brooklyn Nine-Nine)
-25.00% - Secrets & Lies (vs. Blood & Oil)
-26.67% - Once Upon a Time
-27.63% - Sunday Night Football
-28.57% - Bob's Burgers
-53.85% - Quantico

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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