Monday, September 5, 2016

UPDATED Sunday Ratings - 'Notre Dame at Texas' Crushes the Competition; 'Big Brother' Plummets; 'BrainDead' Steady

On September 4, 2016, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 2.78 rating - followed by NBC (0.81), CBS (0.63) and FOX (0.47).

Furthermore, ABC won in total viewers with 9.344 million viewers - followed by CBS (4.428), NBC (4.337) and FOX (1.189).

FOX aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - College Football, NASCAR Racing and Big Brother were adjusted up. ABC Fall Preview Special was adjusted down.

ABC (2.78 Rating, 9.344 Million Viewers)
        ABC FALL PREVIEW SPECIAL (0.9)
        COLLEGE FOOTBALL (3.3)

NBC (0.81 Rating, 4.337 Million Viewers)
        NASCAR RACING (0.9)

CBS (0.63 Rating, 4.428 Million Viewers)
        60 MINUTES (0.6, -0.3)
        BIG BROTHER (1.4, -0.7)
        MADAM SECRETARY (0.3) REPEAT
        BRAINDEAD (0.3, +0.0)

FOX (0.47 Rating, 1.189 Million Viewers)
        THE SIMPSONS (0.4) REPEAT
        BOB'S BURGERS (0.4) REPEAT
        THE SIMPSONS (0.5) REPEAT
        BROOKLYN NINE-NINE (0.5) REPEAT
        FAMILY GUY (0.6) REPEAT
        THE LAST MAN ON EARTH (0.4) REPEAT


                                          The Final Ratings for Sunday, September 4 

Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
7:00.
NBC
NASCAR Racing (7-11)
0.9
4.637

ABC
ABC Fall Preview Special
0.9
3.648

CBS
60 Minutes
0.6
7.323

FOX
The Simpsons - R
0.4
1.091
7:30.
ABC
College Football (7:30-11)
3.3
10.945

FOX
Bob’s Burgers - R
0.4
1.121
8:00.
CBS
Big Brother
1.4
5.150

FOX
The Simpsons - R
0.5
1.291
8:30.
FOX
Brooklyn Nine-Nine - R
0.5
1.192
9:00.
FOX
Family Guy - R
0.6
1.377

CBS
Madam Secretary - R
0.3
2.817
9:30.
FOX
The Last Man on Earth - R
0.4
1.035
10:00.
CBS
BrainDead
0.3
2.333

Average Rating: 0.81
Average Viewership: 3.382


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.