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[05/25/20 - 11:08 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Competition with NASCAR
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 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (5/24/20):

FOX (3.734 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.6, #1) was the top draw on Sunday with its primetime coverage of the "NASCAR Cup Series Racing: Charlotte" (3.734 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.6, #1).

A close second was ABC (3.098 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #2) with its repeat lineup of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (3.941 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T2), "Celebrity Family Feud" (3.431 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T2), "Press Your Luck" (2.526 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T4) and "Match Game" (2.496 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T4).

Next up was CBS (3.661 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.4, #3) with the feature "Titanic" (3.661 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T4).

Meanwhile, NBC (1.935 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.2, #4) offered up a new "Little Big Shots" (2.014 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T9), the season finale of "Little Big Shots" (1.686 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T9), a new "The Wall" (2.007 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T7) and another new "The Wall" (2.033 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T7).

And finally, second runs of "DC's Stargirl" (0.595 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T11) and "Supergirl" (0.345 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T11) on The CW (0.470 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.1, #5) rounded out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - The Wall
-33.33% - Little Big Shots

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
-14.29% - NASCAR Cup Series Racing: Charlotte
-50.00% - The Wall - 10:00 (vs. Good Girls)
-50.00% - The Wall - 9:00 (vs. American Ninja Warrior: All Stars Skills Special)
-66.67% - Little Big Shots - 7:00 (vs. American Ninja Warrior: All Stars Skills Special)
-66.67% - Little Big Shots - 8:00 (vs. American Ninja Warrior: All Stars Skills Special)


Here are the highlights of the 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (5/26/19):

FOX (4.121 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.7, #1) was the network to beat on Sunday with its primetime coverage of "Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Racing: Charlotte" (4.121 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.7, #1).

NBC (2.742 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #2) then was a close second with its special "American Ninja Warrior: All Stars Skills Special" (2.843 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T2) and the season finale of "Good Girls" (2.438 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T2).

Next up was ABC (3.343 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #3) and its all-repeat lineup of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (3.548 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T6), "Celebrity Family Feud" (3.750 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T2), "The $100,000 Pyramid" (3.387 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #5) and "Shark Tank" (2.686 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T6).

Meanwhile, CBS (3.570 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.3, #4) offered up its second run mix of "60 Minutes" (5.414 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T6), "Blood & Treasure" (2.773 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T9), another "Blood & Treasure" (2.733 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T9) and "NCIS: Los Angeles" (3.362 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T9).

And finally, The CW (0.400 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.1, #5) closed out the night with the special "The Top 10 Greatest Animal Movies of All Time" (0.511 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T12) and a repeat "Supernatural" (0.289 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T12).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+20.00% - Good Girls

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+20.00% - Good Girls (vs. American Ninja Warrior: USA vs. The World (Repeat))

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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