Monday, September 19, 2016

UPDATED Sunday Ratings - 'Emmy Awards' Hits Low; 'Sunday Night Football' Leads Night; 'The Case of' Has Solid Start

On September 18, 2016, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 5.98 rating - followed by CBS (2.76), ABC (2.18) and FOX (0.75).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 16.936 million viewers - followed by CBS (11.941), ABC (8.851) and FOX (1.924).

FOX aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - Sunday Night Football, NFL Football Overrun and The 68th Primetime Emmy Awards were adjusted up. Football Night in America, 60 Minutes, Countdown to the Emmy Awards and the repeats of NCIS: Los Angeles and Bob's Burgers were adjusted down.

NBC (5.98 Rating, 16.936 Million Viewers)
        FOOTBALL NIGHT IN AMERICA (2.1)
        FOOTBALL NIGHT IN AMERICA (4.2)
        SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL (8.2)

CBS (2.76 Rating, 11.941 Million Viewers)
        NFL FOOTBALL OVERRUN (5.9)
        60 MINUTES (2.6, +1.6)
        THE CASE OF: JONBENET RAMSEY (2.1) SERIES PREMIERE
        NCIS: LOS ANGELES (0.7) REPEAT

ABC (2.18 Rating, 8.851 Million Viewers)
        COUNTDOWN TO THE EMMY AWARDS: RED CARPET LIVE (0.9)
        THE 68TH ANNUAL PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS (2.8)

FOX (0.75 Rating, 1.924 Million Viewers)
        BOB'S BURGERS (0.4) REPEAT
        BOB'S BURGERS (0.7) REPEAT
        THE SIMPSONS (0.7) REPEAT
        THE SIMPSONS (0.7) REPEAT
        FAMILY GUY (0.8) REPEAT
        THE LAST MAN ON EARTH (0.5) REPEAT


                                         The Final Ratings for Sunday, September 18 

Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
7:00.
CBS
NFL Football Overrun
5.9
18.838

ABC
Countdown to the Emmy Awards
0.9
4.777

FOX
Bob’s Burgers - R
0.4
1.046
7:30.
CBS
60 Minutes (7:44-8:44)
2.6
12.701

NBC
Football Night in America
2.1
6.304

FOX
Bob’s Burgers - R
0.7
1.830
8:00.
NBC
Football Night in America
4.2
11.856

ABC
68th Primetime Emmy Awards (8-11)
2.8
11.382

FOX
The Simpsons - R
0.7
1.829
8:30.
NBC
Sunday Night Football (8:30-11)
8.2
22.751

CBS
The Case of: JonBenet Ramsey (8:44-10:44)
2.1
10.422

FOX
The Simpsons - R
0.7
1.797
9:00.
FOX
Family Guy - R
0.8
1.891
9:30.
FOX
The Last Man on Earth - R
0.5
1.297
10:30.
CBS
NCIS: Los Angeles (10:44-11:44) - R
0.7
4.570

Average Rating: 2.22
Average Viewership: 7.553


NOTE: For the 2016-17 broadcast season, a 1.0 rating in the Adults 18-49 demographic is equal to 1.2832 total million viewers. A18-49 is the rating most commonly reported and helps determine ad rates but is not the sole explanation for whether a show will be renewed or cancelled.