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[01/15/18 - 08:26 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Gets Huge Boost from NFL Overrun
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 16 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (1/14/18):

[EDITOR'S NOTE: Due to the nature of live events, Fast Nationals for FOX are approximate.]

FOX (19.553 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 6.3, #1) got a huge boost on Sunday with "NFL Overrun" (33.381 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 10.2, #2) and "The OT" (35.606 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 10.7, #1) followed by new episodes of "The Simpsons" (30.719 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 9.7, #3), "Bob's Burgers" (8.567 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 3.5, #4), "Family Guy" (5.104 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 2.2, #5) and "The Last Man on Earth" (3.938 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 1.7, #6).

Second place then went to ABC (5.055 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #2) with a repeat "America's Funniest Home Videos" (4.383 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T11), followed by originals from "America's Funniest Home Videos" (5.879 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T8), "Shark Tank" (5.308 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.3, #7) and "Shark Tank" (4.650 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T8).

Next up was CBS (7.389 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.8, #3) with a new "60 Minutes" (7.604 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T11), the season finale of "Wisdom of the Crowd" (5.898 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T13) plus new episodes of "NCIS: Los Angeles" (8.977 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #10) and "Madam Secretary" (7.080 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T13).

And finally, encores of "Dateline NBC" (4.333 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T15) and "Ride Along" (2.399 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T15) on NBC (3.366 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #4) rounded out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+185.29% - The Simpsons
+118.75% - Bob's Burgers (vs. 12/10/17)
+54.55% - The Last Man on Earth
+37.50% - Family Guy
+16.67% - Madam Secretary
+11.11% - NCIS: Los Angeles
+9.09% - Shark Tank - 10:00
0.00% Shark Tank - 9:00
0.00% - 60 Minutes
0.00% - Wisdom of the Crowd
-14.29% - America's Funniest Home Videos

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+140.00% - Shark Tank - 10:00 (vs. Conviction)
+50.00% - America's Funniest Home Videos (vs. To Tell the Truth)
+44.44% - Shark Tank - 9:00 (vs. To Tell the Truth)
+34.62% - Bob's Burgers (vs. The Simpsons)
+27.63% - The Simpsons
+25.00% - NCIS: Los Angeles (vs. Madam Secretary)
+16.67% - Madam Secretary (vs. Elementary)
+14.29% - 60 Minutes
+10.00% - Family Guy (vs. The Mick)
+6.25% - The Last Man on Earth (vs. Family Guy)
-30.00% - Wisdom of the Crowd (vs. NCIS: Los Angeles)


Here are the highlights of the 17 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (1/15/17):

[EDITOR'S NOTE: Due to the nature of live events, Fast Nationals for FOX (7-8:13p) and NBC are approximate.]

NBC (25.460 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 8.2, #1) got a big spark from its coverage of the "AFC Divisional Game: Pittsburgh at Kansas City" (32.044 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 10.5, #3). Leading off the night were a repeat of "The Wall" (8.476 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 2.5, #7) and a "Football Night in America Special" (17.491 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 5.4, #5).

FOX (21.643 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 7.2, #2) likewise received a boost from "NFL Overrun" (44.423 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 14.1, #2), "The OT" (48.706 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 15.4, #1), "The Simpsons" (21.659 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 7.6, #4), another "The Simpsons" (6.493 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 2.6, #6), a special "The Mick" (4.882 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 2.0, #8) and "Family Guy" (3.696 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 1.6, #9).

Next up was CBS (6.997 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #3) and its quartet of "60 Minutes" (7.422 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T14), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (8.575 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.0, #10), "Madam Secretary" (7.545 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T12) and "Elementary" (4.447 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.6, #16).

And finally, new episodes of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (4.039 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T14), "To Tell the Truth" (3.955 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T12), another "To Tell the Truth" (3.885 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.9, #11) and "Conviction" (2.411 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 0.5, #17) closed out the night for ABC (3.572 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+55.10% - The Simpsons - 8:00
0.00% - Conviction
-10.00% - To Tell the Truth - 9:00
-11.11% - Family Guy
-11.11% - Madam Secretary
-12.50% - America's Funniest Home Videos
-14.29% - Elementary
-16.67% - The Mick (vs. 1/1/17)
-20.00% - To Tell the Truth - 8:00
-23.08% - NCIS: Los Angeles
-30.00% - 60 Minutes

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+322.22% - The Simpsons - 8:00
+200.00% - To Tell the Truth - 9:00 (vs. Quantico (Repeat))
+116.67% - The Simpsons - 8:30 (vs. Cooper Barrett's Guide to Surviving Life)
+33.33% - Family Guy (vs. Bordertown)
+33.33% - To Tell the Truth - 8:00 (vs. Galavant)
+25.00% - Conviction (vs. Quantico (Repeat))
+25.00% - The Mick (vs. Family Guy)
-12.50% - America's Funniest Home Videos
-53.85% - Elementary (vs. The Good Wife)
-60.00% - Madam Secretary (vs. Madam Secretary)
-78.72% - NCIS: Los Angeles (vs. 60 Minutes)
-94.17% - 60 Minutes (vs. NFL Overrun)

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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