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[11/25/19 - 08:16 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Charts with NFL Coverage
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 17 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (11/24/19):

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

NBC (15.034 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 4.2, #1) scored another victory on Sunday with its mix of "Football Night in America #1" (7.588 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.0, #5), "Football Night in America #2" (11.357 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 3.2, #4), "Football Night in America #3" (16.441 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 4.6, #3) and "Sunday Night Football" (16.978 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 4.8, #2).

FOX (8.749 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.6, #2) then got a boost from an hour of "The OT" (19.885 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 5.4, #1) alongside originals from "The Simpsons" (5.449 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.8, #6), "Bless the Harts" (2.697 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.0, #8), "Bob's Burgers" (2.288 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T9) and "Family Guy" (2.291 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T9).

Next up was ABC (6.347 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.5, #3) with a new "America's Funniest Home Videos" (5.190 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.8, #11) followed by the "2019 American Music Awards" (6.733 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.7, #7).

Meanwhile, CBS (6.061 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #4) offered up its quartet of "60 Minutes" (7.682 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #12), "God Friended Me" (5.929 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T13), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (6.294 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T13) and "Madam Secretary" (4.338 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #15).

And finally, The CW (0.493 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.1, #5) opted for repeats of "Batwoman" (0.574 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T16) and "Supergirl" (0.412 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T16) to round out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+125.00% - The Simpsons
+66.67% - Bless the Harts
+39.13% - Football Night in America #2
+33.33% - Football Night in America #1
+21.05% - Football Night in America #3
+12.50% - Family Guy
+12.50% - Bob's Burgers
+11.63% - Sunday Night Football
0.00% - America's Funniest Home Videos
-14.29% - NCIS: Los Angeles
-33.33% - Madam Secretary
-40.00% - God Friended Me
-78.79% - 60 Minutes

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+125.00% - Family Guy (vs. Rel (Repeat))
+100.00% - The Simpsons (vs. The Simpsons (Repeat))
+28.57% - Bob's Burgers (vs. Family Guy (Repeat))
+25.00% - Football Night in America #1
+11.11% - Bless the Harts (vs. Bob's Burgers (Repeat))
0.00% - Football Night in America #3
-3.03% - Football Night in America #2
-5.56% - 2019 American Music Awards (vs. 10/9/18)
-11.11% - America's Funniest Home Videos
-11.11% - Sunday Night Football
-33.33% - Madam Secretary
-33.33% - NCIS: Los Angeles
-40.00% - God Friended Me
-66.67% - 60 Minutes


Here are the highlights of the 21 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (11/25/18):

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

NBC (7:30-11pm) (16.828 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 5.0, #1) cruised to another victory on Sunday with its mainstays "Football Night in America #1" (6.391 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.6, #6), "Football Night in America #2" (11.234 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 3.3, #4), "Football Night in America #3" (15.691 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 4.6, #3) and "Sunday Night Football" (18.175 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 5.4, #2).

The silver then went to CBS (10.651 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.8, #2) and its "NFL Overrun" (23.235 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 5.5, #1) fueled lineup of "60 Minutes" (13.025 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.1, #5), "God Friended Me" (8.226 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.0, #7), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (7.041 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T8) and "Madam Secretary" (5.389 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T14).

Next up was ABC (4.040 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #3) with new episodes of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (6.220 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T8), "Dancing with the Stars: Juniors" (3.974 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T14) and "Shark Tank" (3.491 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T12) plus a repeat "Shark Tank" (2.478 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T16).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.644 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #4) opted for repeats of "The Cool Kids" (1.624 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T18), "Bob's Burgers" (1.424 million viewers, #18; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T16), "The Simpsons" (2.152 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T8), another "Bob's Burgers" (1.984 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T8), "Family Guy" (1.638 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T12) and "Rel" (1.040 million viewers, #20; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T18).

And finally, new episodes of "Supergirl" (1.208 million viewers, #19; adults 18-49: 0.3, #20) and "Charmed" (0.871 million viewers, #21; adults 18-49: 0.2, #21) on The CW (1.039 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) rounded out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+110.00% - 60 Minutes
+43.48% - Football Night in America #2
+25.00% - God Friended Me
+12.50% - NCIS: Los Angeles
+12.50% - America's Funniest Home Videos
+9.52% - Football Night in America #3
+6.67% - Football Night in America #1

+1.89% - Sunday Night Football
0.00% - Madam Secretary
0.00% - Supergirl
-12.50% - Shark Tank
-14.29% - Dancing with the Stars: Juniors
-33.33% - Charmed

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+26.92% - Football Night in America #2
+12.20% - Football Night in America #3
+5.88% - Sunday Night Football
0.00% - NCIS: Los Angeles
0.00% - America's Funniest Home Videos (vs. America's Funniest Home Videos (Repeat))
0.00% - Football Night in America #1
-9.09% - God Friended Me (vs. Wisdom of the Crowd)
-19.23% - 60 Minutes
-25.00% - Madam Secretary
-30.00% - Shark Tank
-50.00% - Dancing with the Stars: Juniors (vs. America's Funniest Home Videos)

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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