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[07/13/20 - 08:13 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: Originals Top Charts for ABC
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 (7/12/20):

ABC (4.057 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.6, #1) was the network to beat on Sunday with its mix of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (4.165 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3), "Celebrity Family Feud" (5.080 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.7, #1), "Press Your Luck" (3.703 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #2) and "Match Game" (3.280 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3).

The silver went to CBS (3.266 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T2) and its combination of "60 Minutes" (6.975 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3), "Tough as Nails" (2.192 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T13), another "Tough as Nails" (1.751 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T7) and "NCIS: New Orleans" (2.145 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T13).

Next up was NBC (1.909 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T2) with encores of "Cannonball" (1.895 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.4, #6), "The Titan Games" (1.420 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T7) and "America's Got Talent" (2.161 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T7).

Meanwhile, FOX (0.758 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.2, #4) offered up second runs of "Last Man Standing" (0.875 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T13), "Duncanville" (0.526 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T13), "The Simpsons" (0.865 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T7), "Bless the Harts" (0.648 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T13), "Bob's Burgers" (0.809 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T7) and "Family Guy" (0.824 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T7).

And finally, rebroadcasts of "DC's Stargirl" (0.341 million viewers, #19; adults 18-49: 0.0, #19) and "Penn & Teller: Fool Us" (0.470 million viewers, #18; adults 18-49: 0.1, #18) on The CW (0.406 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.1, #5) rounded out the evening.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+25.00% - 60 Minutes
0.00% - Celebrity Family Feud (vs. 6/28/20)
0.00% - Press Your Luck (vs. 6/28/20)
0.00% - Match Game (vs. 6/28/20)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - 60 Minutes
0.00% - Celebrity Family Feud
-25.00% - Press Your Luck (vs. The $100,000 Pyramid)
-28.57% - Match Game (vs. To Tell the Truth)


Here are the highlights of the 19 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (7/14/19):

ABC (4.450 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.7, #1) was the network to beat on Sunday with its mix of a repeat "America's Funniest Home Videos" (3.716 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T5) followed by originals from "Celebrity Family Feud" (4.977 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T3), "The $100,000 Pyramid" (5.008 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.8, #2) and "To Tell the Truth" (4.102 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T3).

CBS (4.294 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.5, #2) then was the silver draw with its combination of "60 Minutes" (6.233 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T5), "Big Brother 21" (4.286 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #1), "Instinct" (3.581 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T12) and "The Good Fight" (3.076 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T15).

Next up was NBC (2.307 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.4, #3) with encores of "America's Got Talent" (2.766 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T9), "Bring the Funny" (2.259 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T5) and "New Amsterdam" (1.437 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T12).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.011 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.3, #4) offered up repeats of "Last Man Standing" (0.902 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T15), another "Last Man Standing" (1.052 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T15), "The Simpsons" (1.126 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T9), "Bob's Burgers" (1.103 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T9), "Family Guy" (1.143 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T5) and a new "What Just Happened??! with Fred Savage" (0.741 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T12).

And finally, a new "Burder of Truth" (0.512 million viewers, #18; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T18) and a repeat "The 100" (0.252 million viewers, #19; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T18) rounded out the evening on The CW (0.382 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.1, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+50.00% - What Just Happened??! with Fred Savage
0.00% - Big Brother 21
0.00% - The $100,000 Pyramid
0.00% - To Tell the Truth
0.00% - Instinct
0.00% - Burder of Truth
-22.22% - Celebrity Family Feud

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
-11.11% - The $100,000 Pyramid
-12.50% - To Tell the Truth
-25.00% - Instinct (vs. NCIS: Los Angeles (Repeat))
-28.57% - Big Brother 21
-30.00% - Celebrity Family Feud
-40.00% - What Just Happened??! with Fred Savage (vs. Ghosted)

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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