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[06/10/19 - 08:13 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: Stanley Cup Finals Spark Another NBC Victory
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 (6/9/19):

NBC (5.446 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.6, #1) was the demo champ on Sunday thanks to a special "Deal or No Deal: Looking for Luck in All the Right Cases" (3.427 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.7, #6) and coverage of the "Stanley Cup Finals, Game 6" (6.119 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.9, #1).

ABC (4.990 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #2) then was the silver draw with a repeat "America's Funniest Home Videos" (3.950 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T7) followed by the season premieres of "Celebrity Family Feud" (6.036 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #2), "The $100,000 Pyramid" (5.484 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #3) and "To Tell the Truth" (4.491 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T4).

Next up was CBS (5.944 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.7, #3) and its duo of "60 Minutes" (7.384 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T7) and "The 73rd Annual Tony Awards" (5.465 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T4).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.059 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #4) served up its all-repeat lineup of "Last Man Standing" (1.016 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #14), "Bob's Burgers" (0.787 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.3, #13), "The Simpsons" (1.104 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T10), another "Bob's Burgers" (1.017 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T10), "Family Guy" (1.232 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.5, #9) and another "Last Man Standing" (1.198 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T10).

And finally, a new "Burder of Truth" (0.492 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T15) and a repeat "Supernatural" (0.447 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.1, #T15) rounded out the night on The CW (0.470 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.1, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Burder of Truth

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
-11.11% - To Tell the Truth
-20.00% - The 73rd Annual Tony Awards
-25.00% - The $100,000 Pyramid
-41.18% - Celebrity Family Feud


Here are the highlights of the 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (6/10/18):

ABC (5.495 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #1) held onto the top spot on Sunday with a repeat "America's Funniest Home Videos" (4.543 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T5) alongside the return of "Celebrity Family Feud" (7.367 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.7, #1), "$100,000 Pyramid" (5.846 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #2) and "To Tell the Truth" (4.226 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4).

CBS (6.699 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.9, #2) then was the silver draw with "60 Minutes" (7.847 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T5) and "The 72nd Annual Tony Awards" (6.316 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #3).

Next up was NBC (3.186 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.6, #3) and its lineup of "Dateline NBC" (3.478 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T8), "America's Got Talent" (3.542 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T5) and "World of Dance" (2.181 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T8).

And finally, FOX (1.286 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #4) closed out the night with its mix of "One Strange Rock" (1.466 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T11), "The Simpsons" (1.314 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T11), "Ghosted" (1.190 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T11), "Family Guy" (1.163 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T8) and another "Ghosted" (1.119 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T11).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Dateline NBC
-77.78% - Ghosted (vs. 1/7/18)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+13.33% - Celebrity Family Feud
+11.11% - The 72nd Annual Tony Awards
0.00% - Ghosted - 9:30 (vs. American Grit)
-14.29% - $100,000 Pyramid (vs. Steve Harvey's Funderdome)
-25.00% - To Tell the Truth (vs. $100,000 Pyramid)
-42.86% - Ghosted - 8:30 (vs. Family Guy (Repeat))
-44.44% - Dateline NBC (vs. Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly)

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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