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[07/02/18 - 08:31 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Repeats Hold Off Demo Competition
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 (7/1/18):

ABC (3.897 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.7, #1) held off the demo competition on Sunday despite an all-repeat lineup of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (4.099 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T3), "Celebrity Family Feud" (4.567 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #2), "$100,000 Pyramid" (3.668 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T3) and "To Tell the Truth" (3.256 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T7).

CBS (4.510 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T2) then was the most-watched network with its mix of "60 Minutes" (6.853 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T7), "Big Brother 20" (4.886 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #1), the season finale of "Instinct" (4.456 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #14) and an encore of "Salvation" (1.846 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #16).

Next up was NBC (3.729 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T2) with its lineup of "Dateline NBC" (3.795 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T10), a repeat "America's Got Talent" (3.843 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T7) and a new "Shades of Blue" (3.437 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T10).

And finally, repeats of "One Strange Rock" (1.011 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.3, #15), "The Simpsons" (1.347 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T10), "Bob's Burgers" (1.330 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T10), "Family Guy" (1.639 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T3) and another "Bob's Burgers" (1.597 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T3) rounded out the night on FOX (1.322 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #4).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Dateline NBC
0.00% - Shades of Blue
-20.00% - Instinct

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - Instinct (vs. Madam Secretary (Repeat))
0.00% - Dateline NBC
-14.29% - Big Brother 20
-16.67% - 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 (7/2/17):

CBS (4.355 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T1) was the most-watched network on Sunday with a repeat of "60 Minutes" (5.482 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T7) alongside a new "Big Brother 19" (5.231 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.4, #1) and second runs of "Madam Secretary" (3.085 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T14) and "NCIS: Los Angeles" (3.622 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T10).

ABC (3.882 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T1) however split the demo crown with its mix of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (3.901 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3), "Celebrity Family Feud" (4.542 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #2), "Steve Harvey's Funderdome" (3.694 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3) and "$100,000 Pyramid" (3.393 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3) repeats.

Next up was NBC (2.771 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #3) with rebroadcasts of "Dateline NBC" (3.727 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T7), "The Wall" (2.361 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T10) and "American Ninja Warrior" (2.499 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T3).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.047 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #4) offered up repeats of "Bob's Burgers" (0.776 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T14), another "Bob's Burgers" (0.856 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T14), "The Simpsons" (1.226 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T10) and "Family Guy" (1.301 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T7) plus a new "American Grit" (1.061 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T10).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - American Grit

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+7.69% - Big Brother 19
-20.00% - American Grit (vs. Family Guy/The Last Man on Earth (Repeats))

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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