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[11/09/20 - 08:13 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Sunday Night Football" Scores Another Victory 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 22 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (11/8/20):

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

NBC (11.469 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.3, #1) scored another victory on Sunday with its usual mix of "Football Night in America #1" (4.240 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.2, #6), "Football Night in America #2" (7.001 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.0, #5), "Football Night in America #3" (11.624 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 3.3, #3) and "Sunday Night Football" (13.778 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 4.1, #2).

CBS (10.183 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.8, #2) was the silver draw with its "NFL Overrun" (22.864 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 5.2, #1) followed by "60 Minutes" (15.759 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.8, #4), the season premieres of "NCIS: Los Angeles" (7.037 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.9, #7) and "NCIS: New Orleans" (4.786 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T10) plus a repeat "NCIS" (3.440 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T14).

Next up was ABC (3.693 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #3) with originals from "America's Funniest Home Videos" (4.969 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T8), "Supermarket Sweep" (3.264 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T8) and "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" (3.024 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T14) alongside the last minute special "Alex Trebek, Remembered: A '20/20' Special" (3.513 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T14).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.342 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #4) offered up repeats of "The Simpsons" (1.351 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T14) and "Bob's Burgers" (1.088 million viewers, #19; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T14) followed by new episodes of "The Simpsons" (1.663 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T10), "Bless the Harts" (1.180 million viewers, #18; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T14), "Bob's Burgers" (1.333 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T10) and "Family Guy" (1.438 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T10).

And finally, a new "Pandora" (0.294 million viewers, #21; adults 18-49: 0.0, #T21) and repeats of "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.283 million viewers, #22; adults 18-49: 0.0, #T21) and another "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.330 million viewers, #20; adults 18-49: 0.1, #20) rounded out the night on The CW (0.300 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.0, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
#DIV/0! - Pandora
+250.00% - 60 Minutes
+25.00% - Football Night in America #2
+5.13% - Sunday Night Football
0.00% - America's Funniest Home Videos
0.00% - Supermarket Sweep
-5.71% - Football Night in America #3
-7.69% - Football Night in America #1
-14.29% - Family Guy
-14.29% - Bob's Burgers
-20.00% - Who Wants to Be a Millionaire
-55.56% - Bless the Harts
-72.73% - The Simpsons

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+250.00% - 60 Minutes
+50.00% - NCIS: Los Angeles (vs. God Friended Me)
0.00% - America's Funniest Home Videos
0.00% - Supermarket Sweep (vs. Kids Say the Darndest Things)
0.00% - NCIS: New Orleans (vs. NCIS: Los Angeles)
-4.76% - Football Night in America #2
-25.00% - Football Night in America #1
-25.00% - Bob's Burgers
-30.51% - Sunday Night Football
-32.65% - Football Night in America #3
-33.33% - Alex Trebek, Remembered: A '20/20' Special (vs. The Rookie)
-33.33% - Family Guy
-50.00% - Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (vs. Shark Tank)
-55.56% - Bless the Harts
-71.43% - The Simpsons
-100.00% - Pandora (vs. Batwoman)


Here are the highlights of the 19 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (11/10/19):

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

NBC (16.525 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 4.8, #1) dominated the competition on Sunday with its mix of "Football Night in America #1" (6.530 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.6, #6), "Football Night in America #2" (8.277 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.1, #T4), "Football Night in America #3" (17.801 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 4.9, #3) and "Sunday Night Football" (19.918 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 5.9, #1).

FOX (8.585 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.5, #2) then got a boost from a full hour of "The OT" (19.403 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 5.3, #2) followed by new episodes of "The Simpsons" (6.032 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 2.1, #T4), "Bless the Harts" (2.482 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T7), "Bob's Burgers" (2.072 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T9) and "Family Guy" (2.119 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T7).

Next up was ABC (3.945 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #3) and its quartet of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (4.543 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T12), "Kids Say the Darndest Things" (4.002 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T12), "Shark Tank" (3.495 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T9) and "The Rookie" (3.740 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T14).

Meanwhile, CBS (6.032 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #4) served up fresh installments of "60 Minutes" (7.978 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T9), "God Friended Me" (6.137 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T14), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (6.037 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T14) and "Madam Secretary" (3.976 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T17).

And finally, originals from "Batwoman" (1.159 million viewers, #18; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T17) and "Supergirl" (0.861 million viewers, #19; adults 18-49: 0.2, #19) rounded out the night on The CW (1.010 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+162.50% - The Simpsons
+80.00% - Bless the Harts
+50.00% - Family Guy
+33.33% - Shark Tank
+33.33% - Bob's Burgers
+20.00% - The Rookie
+16.67% - Kids Say the Darndest Things
0.00% - Sunday Night Football
0.00% - NCIS: Los Angeles
0.00% - Batwoman
0.00% - Supergirl
-3.92% - Football Night in America #3
-5.88% - Football Night in America #1
-22.22% - America's Funniest Home Videos
-25.00% - God Friended Me
-25.00% - Madam Secretary
-38.24% - Football Night in America #2
-57.89% - 60 Minutes

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+110.00% - The Simpsons
+80.00% - Family Guy (vs. Rel)
+50.00% - The Rookie (vs. Country Music's Biggest Stars: In the Spotlight with Robin Roberts)
+16.67% - Kids Say the Darndest Things (vs. Dancing with the Stars: Juniors)
+14.29% - Shark Tank (vs. 20/20: Becoming Michelle: A First Lady's Journey with Robin Roberts)
+2.08% - Football Night in America #3
+1.72% - Sunday Night Football
0.00% - Batwoman (vs. Supergirl)
0.00% - Football Night in America #1
-10.00% - Bless the Harts (vs. Bob's Burgers)
-12.50% - America's Funniest Home Videos
-20.00% - Bob's Burgers (vs. Family Guy)
-25.00% - NCIS: Los Angeles
-30.00% - Football Night in America #2
-33.33% - Supergirl (vs. Charmed)
-45.45% - God Friended Me
-50.00% - Madam Secretary
-66.67% - 60 Minutes

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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