Monday, December 19, 2016

UPDATED Sunday Ratings - 'Sunday Night Football' Dominates Night; 'Madam Secretary' and 'Elementary' Rise

On December 18, 2016, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 5.76 rating - followed by CBS (2.10), ABC (1.13) and FOX (0.63).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 17.584 million viewers - followed by CBS (11.953), ABC (5.336) and FOX (1.740).

ABC aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - Sunday Night Football and NFL Football Overrun were adjusted up. Football Night in America, 60 Minutes, Elementary and Breakthrough Prize were adjusted down.

NBC (5.76 Rating, 17.584 Million Viewers)
        FOOTBALL NIGHT IN AMERICA (2.0)
        FOOTBALL NIGHT IN AMERICA (4.0)
        SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL (8.1)

CBS (2.10 Rating, 11.953 Million Viewers)
        NFL FOOTBALL OVERRUN (5.5)
        60 MINUTES (2.3, +1.1)
        NCIS: LOS ANGELES (1.4, -0.1)
        MADAM SECRETARY (1.1, +0.4)
        ELEMENTARY (0.7, +0.1)

ABC (1.13 Rating, 5.336 Million Viewers)
        THE SOUND OF MUSIC (1.1) REPEAT

FOX (0.63 Rating, 1.740 Million Viewers)
        BREAKTHROUGH PRIZE (0.5)
        THE SIMPSONS (0.7) REPEAT
        SON OF ZORN (0.6) REPEAT
        FAMILY GUY (0.7) REPEAT
        THE LAST MAN ON EARTH (0.4) REPEAT


                                         The Final Ratings for Sunday, December 18 

Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
7:00.
CBS
NFL Football Overrun
5.4
19.720

ABC
The Sound of Music (7-11) - R
1.1
5.359

FOX
Breakthrough Prize
0.5
1.643
7:30.
CBS
60 Minutes (7:40-8:40)
2.3
14.088

NBC
Football Night in America
2.0
7.009
8:00.
NBC
Football Night in America
4.0
12.491

FOX
The Simpsons - R
0.7
1.772
8:30.
NBC
Sunday Night Football (8:30-11)
8.1
24.148

CBS
NCIS: Los Angeles (8:40-9:40)
1.4
10.373

FOX
Son of Zorn - R
0.6
1.353
9:00.
FOX
Family Guy - R
0.7
1.510
9:30.
CBS
Madam Secretary (9:40-10:40)
1.1
9.047

FOX
The Last Man on Earth - R
0.4
1.137
10:30.
CBS
Elementary (10:40-11)
0.7
5.078

Average Rating: 2.07
Average Viewership: 8.195


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.