Monday, October 10, 2016

UPDATED Sunday Ratings - 'Presidential Debate' Beats 'Sunday Night Football' but Both Down Sharply; 'Once Upon a Time' Rises

On October 9, 2016, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 4.45 rating - followed by CBS (3.65), ABC (1.95) and FOX (1.59).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 14.238 million viewers - followed by NBC (12.810), ABC (7.293) and FOX (4.024).




UPDATE - Sunday Night Football and ABC's Debate Analysis were adjusted up. Football Night in America, NFL Football Overrun, 60 Minutes, America's Funniest Home Videos, Once Upon a Time and the repeats of The Simpsons and Son of Zorn were adjusted down.

NBC (4.45 Rating, 12.810 Million Viewers)
        FOOTBALL NIGHT IN AMERICA (1.9)
        FOOTBALL NIGHT IN AMERICA (3.9)
        SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL (5.9)

CBS (3.65 Rating, 14.238 Million Viewers)
        NFL FOOTBALL OVERRUN (5.2)
        60 MINUTES (2.6, +1.3)
        PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE (3.8)
        DEBATE ANALYSIS (2.8)

ABC (1.95 Rating, 7.293 Million Viewers)
        AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS (0.9, -0.1)
        ONCE UPON A TIME (1.2, +0.1)
        PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE (2.9)
        DEBATE ANALYSIS (2.3)

FOX (1.59 Rating, 4.024 Million Viewers)
        THE SIMPSONS (0.9) REPEAT
        BOB'S BURGERS (1.2, +0.1)
        THE SIMPSONS (1.5, -1.1)
        SON OF ZORN (0.9) REPEAT
        PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE (1.9)
        DEBATE ANALYSIS (1.8)


                                            The Final Ratings for Sunday, October 9 

Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
7:00.
CBS
NFL Football Overrun
5.2
16.783

ABC
America’s Funniest Home Videos
0.9
4.784

FOX
The Simpsons - R
0.9
2.519
7:30.
CBS
60 Minutes (7:45-9)
2.6
12.397

NBC
Football Night in America
1.9
5.635

FOX
Bob’s Burgers
1.2
2.793
8:00.
NBC
Football Night in America
3.9
10.782

FOX
The Simpsons
1.5
3.221

ABC
Once Upon a Time
1.2
4.105
8:30.
NBC
Sunday Night Football (8:30-11)
5.9
16.622

FOX
Son of Zorn - R
0.9
2.086
9:00.
CBS
Presidential Debate (9-10:30)
3.8
14.866

ABC
Presidential Debate (9-10:30)
2.9
9.847

FOX
Presidential Debate (9-10:30)
1.9
5.054
10:30.
CBS
Debate Analysis
2.8
10.941

ABC
Debate Analysis
2.3
8.201

FOX
Debate Analysis
1.8
4.663

Average Rating: 2.45
Average Viewership: 7.959


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.