Monday, December 26, 2016

UPDATED Sunday Ratings - 'Sunday Night Football' Easily Dominates Night; 'NBA Basketball' on ABC Also Does Well

On December 25, 2016, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 4.94 rating - followed by ABC (0.99), CBS (0.43) and FOX (0.40).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 17.043 million viewers - followed by CBS (3.278), ABC (3.187) and FOX (1.233).

FOX aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - Sunday Night Football was adjusted up. Football Night in America and the repeat of Beauty and the Beast were adjusted down.

NBC (4.94 Rating, 17.043 Million Viewers)
        FOOTBALL NIGHT IN AMERICA (2.0)
        FOOTBALL NIGHT IN AMERICA (3.7)
        SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL (6.4)

ABC (0.99 Rating, 3.187 Million Viewers)
        NBA BASKETBALL (1.1)
        BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (1.1) REPEAT
        SPEECHLESS (0.6) REPEAT
        BLACK-ISH (0.5) REPEAT

CBS (0.43 Rating, 3.278 Million Viewers)
        60 MINUTES (0.6, -1.7)
        I LOVE LUCY CHRISTMAS SPECIAL (0.5) REPEAT
        THE DICK VAN DYKE SPECIAL - NOW IN LIVING COLOR (0.3) REPEAT
        MACGYVER (0.3) REPEAT

FOX (0.40 Rating, 1.233 Million Viewers)
        BOB'S BURGERS (0.3) REPEAT
        BOB'S BURGERS (0.4) REPEAT
        THE SIMPSONS (0.5) REPEAT
        SON OF ZORN (0.3) REPEAT
        FAMILY GUY (0.5) REPEAT
        THE LAST MAN ON EARTH (0.4) REPEAT


                                         The Final Ratings for Sunday, December 25 

Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
7:00.
ABC
NBA Basketball
1.1
3.228

CBS
60 Minutes
0.6
4.704

FOX
Bob’s Burgers - R
0.3
1.158
7:30.
NBC
Football Night in America
2.0
7.637

FOX
Bob’s Burgers - R
0.4
1.220
8:00.
NBC
Football Night in America
3.7
13.263

ABC
Beauty and the Beast (8-10) - R
1.1
3.672

CBS
I Love Lucy Christmas Special - R
0.5
3.413

FOX
The Simpsons - R
0.5
1.482
8:30.
NBC
Sunday Night Football (8:30-11)
6.4
21.413

FOX
Son of Zorn - R
0.3
1.009
9:00.
FOX
Family Guy - R
0.5
1.303

CBS
The Dick Van Dyke Show - R
0.3
2.496
9:30.
FOX
The Last Man on Earth - R
0.4
1.164
10:00.
ABC
Speechless - R
0.6
2.102

CBS
MacGyver - R
0.3
2.478
10:30.
ABC
black-ish - R
0.5
1.955

Average Rating: 1.15
Average Viewership: 4.335


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.