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[11/05/18 - 09:11 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Sunday Night Football" Get Boost from Patriots/Packers
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 (11/4/18):

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

NBC (7:30-11pm) (19.117 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 6.0, #1) delivered its best Sunday numbers of the season with its mix of "Football Night in America #1" (6.574 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.7, #7), "Football Night in America #2" (10.298 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 3.0, #5), "Football Night in America #3" (18.461 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 5.4, #3) and "Sunday Night Football" (21.013 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 6.7, #1).

FOX (7.511 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.5, #2) then was the number two draw with its lineup of "NFL Overrun" (19.699 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 5.8, #2), "The OT" (12.926 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 4.0, #4), "The Simpsons" (5.064 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.9, #6), "Bob's Burgers" (3.133 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 1.3, #8), "Family Guy" (2.609 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 1.1, #10) and "Rel" (1.638 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T15).

Next up was CBS (7.427 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T3) and its quartet of "60 Minutes" (9.889 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.2, #9), "God Friended Me" (7.574 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T12), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (6.996 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.7, #14) and "Madam Secretary" (5.250 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T15).

Meanwhile, ABC (3.932 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T3) offered up its combination of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (5.009 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T12), the special "Mickey's 90th Spectacular" (4.603 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.0, #11) and "The Alec Baldwin Show" (1.513 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T18).

And finally, originals from "Supergirl" (1.216 million viewers, #18; adults 18-49: 0.4, #17) and "Charmed" (0.947 million viewers, #19; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T18) on The CW (1.082 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) rounded out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+100.00% - Football Night in America #2
+74.19% - Football Night in America #3
+70.00% - Football Night in America #1
+67.50% - Sunday Night Football
+58.33% - The Simpsons (vs. 10/21/18)
+50.00% - 60 Minutes
+14.29% - God Friended Me
+8.33% - Bob's Burgers (vs. 10/21/18)
0.00% - Family Guy (vs. 10/21/18)
0.00% - America's Funniest Home Videos
0.00% - Madam Secretary
0.00% - Rel (vs. 10/21/18)
0.00% - Supergirl
0.00% - The Alec Baldwin Show
0.00% - Charmed
-12.50% - NCIS: Los Angeles

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+100.00% - America's Funniest Home Videos (vs. The Toy Box)
+67.50% - Sunday Night Football
+46.15% - The Simpsons
+35.00% - Football Night in America #3
+30.00% - Bob's Burgers (vs. Ghosted)
+11.11% - Mickey's 90th Spectacular (vs. America's Funniest Home Videos/Shark Tank)
+10.00% - Family Guy
-9.09% - Football Night in America #2
-10.53% - Football Night in America #1
-14.29% - Madam Secretary
-22.22% - NCIS: Los Angeles
-25.00% - Rel (vs. The Last Man on Earth)
-27.27% - God Friended Me (vs. Wisdom of the Crowd)
-50.00% - 60 Minutes
-57.14% - The Alec Baldwin Show (vs. Shark Tank)


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

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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