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[06/29/20 - 08:12 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Stays on Top with Originals
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 (6/28/20):

ABC (4.242 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.6, #1) remained on top on Sunday with its mix of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (4.207 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T4), "Celebrity Family Feud" (5.499 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T1), "Press Your Luck" (3.802 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #3) and "Match Game" (3.461 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T4).

CBS (3.396 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.5, #2) was a close second with a new "60 Minutes" (7.706 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T1) followed by the "BET Awards 2020" (1.960 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T6).

Next up was NBC (1.923 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.3, #3) with a new "Hollywood Game Night" (1.812 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T10) alongside encores of "The Titan Games" (1.286 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T10) and "America's Got Talent" (2.297 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T6).

Meanwhile, FOX (0.758 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.2, #4) offered up repeats of "Last Man Standing" (0.886 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T14), "Duncanville" (0.511 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T14), "The Simpsons" (0.835 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T10), "Bless the Harts" (0.631 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T10), "Bob's Burgers" (0.750 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T8) and "Family Guy" (0.936 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T8).

And finally, The CW (0.424 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.1, #5) closed out the night with repeats of "DC's Stargirl" (0.409 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T14) and "Penn & Teller: Fool Us" (0.439 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T14).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+16.67% - 60 Minutes
-12.50% - Celebrity Family Feud (vs. 6/14/20)
-14.29% - Press Your Luck (vs. 6/14/20)
-16.67% - Match Game (vs. 6/14/20)
-33.33% - Hollywood Game Night

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+40.00% - 60 Minutes
-12.50% - Celebrity Family Feud
-14.29% - Press Your Luck (vs. The $100,000 Pyramid)
-20.00% - BET Awards 2020 (Vs. Various)
-28.57% - Match Game (vs. To Tell the Truth)
-33.33% - Hollywood Game Night (vs. Hollywood Game Night (Repeat))


Here are the highlights of the 20 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (6/30/19):

ABC (4.374 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.7, #1) scored the demo crown on Sunday with its mix of a repeat "America's Funniest Home Videos" (3.949 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T5) alongside new episodes of "Celebrity Family Feud" (4.891 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.8, #2), "The $100,000 Pyramid" (4.603 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T3) and "To Tell the Truth" (4.055 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T3).

CBS (4.498 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.5, #2) then snagged the silver with its combination of "60 Minutes" (6.812 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T5), "Big Brother 21" (4.481 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #1), "Instinct" (3.595 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T11) and "The Good Fight" (3.103 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T15).

Next up was NBC (2.611 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #3) and its all-repeat lineup of "Hollywood Game Night" (1.638 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T11), "America's Got Talent" (3.326 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T5) and "New Amsterdam" (2.154 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T11).

Meanwhile, FOX (0.957 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.3, #4) offered up its primetime "PGA Overrun" (0.957 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T17), followed by repeats of "Last Man Standing" (0.753 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T15), "The Simpsons" (1.059 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T8), "Bob's Burgers" (1.075 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T8) and "Family Guy" (1.088 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T8) plus the launch of "What Just Happened??! with Fred Savage" (0.809 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T11).

And finally, The CW (0.517 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.1, #5) rounded out the night with a new "Burder of Truth" (0.547 million viewers, #19; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T17) followed by repeats of "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.408 million viewers, #20; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T17) and another "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.564 million viewers, #18; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T17).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+16.67% - The $100,000 Pyramid (vs. 6/16/19)
+16.67% - To Tell the Truth (vs. 6/16/19)
0.00% - Burder of Truth
-20.00% - Celebrity Family Feud (vs. 6/9/19)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+16.67% - To Tell the Truth (vs. To Tell the Truth (Repeat))
0.00% - The $100,000 Pyramid (vs. $100,000 Pyramid (Repeat))
0.00% - Celebrity Family Feud (vs. Celebrity Family Feud (Repeat))
-16.67% - Big Brother 21
-25.00% - Instinct
-57.14% - What Just Happened??! with Fred Savage (vs. Bob's Burgers (Repeat))

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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