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[11/27/17 - 08:38 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Rides "Sunday Night Football" to Top Spot
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 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (11/26/17):

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

NBC (14.807 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 4.6, #1) was back on top last night with its mix of "Football Night in America #1" (6.152 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.6, #6), "Football Night in America #2" (8.422 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.6, #T4), "Football Night in America #3" (13.436 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 4.1, #3) and "Sunday Night Football" (16.358 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 5.1, #1).

CBS (10.175 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.8, #2) then was a distant second with its lineup of "NFL Overrun" (18.145 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 4.6, #2), "60 Minutes" (13.266 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.6, #T4), "Wisdom of the Crowd" (7.788 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T8), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (7.175 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T11) and "Madam Secretary" (6.797 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T13).

Next up was FOX (4.410 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #3) and its coverage of "Miss Universe 2017" (4.410 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T8).

And finally, repeats of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (5.072 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T11) and "Shark Tank" (3.184 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T13) bookended new episodes of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (5.261 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.2, #7) and "Shark Tank" (4.095 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.0, #10) on ABC (4.403 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #4).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+37.50% - Wisdom of the Crowd
+30.00% - 60 Minutes
+28.57% - NCIS: Los Angeles
+20.00% - America's Funniest Home Videos (vs. 11/12/17)
+14.29% - Madam Secretary
+11.11% - Shark Tank (vs. 11/12/17)
-1.92% - Sunday Night Football
-10.87% - Football Night in America #3
-20.00% - Football Night in America #1
-25.71% - Football Night in America #2

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+42.86% - Shark Tank (vs. Secrets & Lies)
+22.22% - Miss Universe 2017 (vs. Various)
+20.00% - America's Funniest Home Videos (vs. Once Upon a Time)
0.00% - Madam Secretary (vs. Elementary)
-7.14% - Football Night in America #2
-10.87% - Football Night in America #3
-11.11% - Football Night in America #1
-12.07% - Sunday Night Football
-25.00% - NCIS: Los Angeles (vs. Madam Secretary)
-33.33% - 60 Minutes
-38.89% - Wisdom of the Crowd (vs. NCIS: Los Angeles)


Here are the highlights of the 19 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (11/27/16):

NBC (15.707 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 5.2, #1) continued its reign on Sunday with its usual mix of "Football Night in America #1" (6.514 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.8, #T6), "Football Night in America #2" (9.139 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 2.8, #5), "Football Night in America #3" (14.115 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 4.6, #3) and "Sunday Night Football" (17.339 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 5.8, #2).

CBS (14.205 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.6, #2) then got another boost from "NFL Overrun" (24.343 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 6.2, #1) followed by "60 Minutes" (19.338 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.9, #4), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (12.722 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.8, #T6), "Madam Secretary" (9.184 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.2, #8) and "Elementary" (6.807 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T14).

Next up was FOX (2.144 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #3) and its lineup of "Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas" (3.256 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T11), a new "Bob's Burgers" (2.406 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T9) and repeats from "The Simpsons" (2.574 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T9), "Son of Zorn" (1.508 million viewers, #18; adults 18-49: 0.6, #18), "Family Guy" (1.781 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T14) and "The Last Man on Earth" (1.342 million viewers, #19; adults 18-49: 0.5, #19).

And finally, a repeat "America's Funniest Home Videos" (5.571 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T11) alongside new episodes of "Once Upon a Time" (3.282 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T11), "Secrets & Lies" (2.781 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T16) and "Quantico" (2.297 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T16) closed out the night on ABC (3.482 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #4).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+21.88% - 60 Minutes
+11.11% - Once Upon a Time (vs. 11/13/16)
+10.00% - Bob's Burgers
+9.09% - Madam Secretary
+5.88% - NCIS: Los Angeles
+4.55% - Football Night in America #3
+3.57% - Sunday Night Football
0.00% - Elementary
0.00% - Secrets & Lies (vs. 11/13/16)
0.00% - Quantico (vs. 11/13/16)
-3.45% - Football Night in America #2
-21.74% - Football Night in America #1

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+10.00% - Bob's Burgers (vs. The Simpsons (Repeat))
0.00% - Madam Secretary
-3.45% - Football Night in America #2
-11.11% - Elementary (vs. The Good Wife)
-18.18% - Football Night in America #1
-19.30% - Football Night in America #3
-22.22% - Secrets & Lies (vs. Blood & Oil)
-23.08% - Once Upon a Time
-24.68% - Sunday Night Football
-28.00% - NCIS: Los Angeles (vs. 60 Minutes)
-41.67% - Quantico
-47.30% - 60 Minutes (vs. NFL Overrun)

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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