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[07/06/20 - 08:27 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NASCAR Leads Demo Race for NBC
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 18 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (7/5/20):

NBC (3.069 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #1) was the demo champ on Sunday thanks to the primetime portion of the "NASCAR Cup Series" (4.038 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #1) and a rebroadcast of "America's Got Talent" (2.099 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T8).

ABC (3.277 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.4, #2) was a close second with its repeat lineup of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (4.309 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.5, #2), "Celebrity Family Feud" (3.291 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T3), "Press Your Luck" (2.833 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T3) and "Match Game" (2.676 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T3).

Next up was CBS (4.086 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.3, #3) and its mix of "60 Minutes" (6.054 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T3), "60 Minutes Presents" (4.302 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T3), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (3.047 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T8) and "NCIS: New Orleans" (2.940 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T8).

Meanwhile, FOX (0.697 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.2, #4) served up second runs of "Last Man Standing" (0.923 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T12), "Duncanville" (0.507 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T12), "The Simpsons" (0.723 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T12), "Bless the Harts" (0.566 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T12), "Bob's Burgers" (0.643 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T12) and "Family Guy" (0.820 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T8).

And finally, encores of "DC's Stargirl" (0.379 million viewers, #18; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T17) and "Penn & Teller: Fool Us" (0.473 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T17) on The CW (0.426 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.1, #5) rounded out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
-33.33% - 60 Minutes Presents (vs. 6/14/20)
-42.86% - 60 Minutes

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
-33.33% - 60 Minutes
-60.00% - 60 Minutes Presents (vs. Big Brother 21)


Here are the highlights of the 17 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (7/7/19):

ABC (4.458 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.7, #1) closed the holiday weekend on top with its mix of a repeat "America's Funniest Home Videos" (4.035 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T5) followed by new episodes of "Celebrity Family Feud" (5.243 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #2), "The $100,000 Pyramid" (4.836 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #3) and "To Tell the Truth" (3.718 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4).

NBC (3.255 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #2) then was a close second with its encores of "America's Got Talent" (3.141 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.5, #8) and "America's Got Talent: Best of Auditions" (3.370 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T5).

Next up was CBS (4.331 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.5, #3) and its combination of "60 Minutes" (6.682 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T5), "Big Brother 21" (4.403 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #1), "Instinct" (3.379 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T9) and "The Good Fight" (2.859 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T12).

Meanwhile, FOX (0.860 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.3, #4) offered up repeats of "MasterChef" (0.781 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T12), "Spin the Wheel" (1.038 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T9) and "Family Guy" (0.882 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T9) alongside a new "What Just Happened??! with Fred Savage" (0.640 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T12).

And finally, a new "Burder of Truth" (0.486 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T15) plus repeats of "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.475 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T15) and another "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.571 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T15) rounded out the evening on The CW (0.505 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.1, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+14.29% - The $100,000 Pyramid
+12.50% - Celebrity Family Feud
0.00% - Big Brother 21
0.00% - To Tell the Truth
0.00% - Instinct
0.00% - Burder of Truth
-33.33% - What Just Happened??! with Fred Savage

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
-11.11% - The $100,000 Pyramid
-12.50% - To Tell the Truth
-18.18% - Celebrity Family Feud
-23.08% - Big Brother 21
-25.00% - Instinct (vs. NCIS: Los Angeles (Repeat))
-50.00% - What Just Happened??! with Fred Savage (vs. Ghosted)

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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