Monday, February 27, 2017

UPDATED Sunday Ratings - 2017 Oscars Hits 9-Year Low with 32.9 Million Total Viewers

On February 26, 2017, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 7.41 rating - followed by FOX (0.78), CBS (0.65) and NBC (0.63).

Furthermore, ABC won in total viewers with 27.448 million viewers - followed by CBS (4.926), NBC (3.115) and FOX (1.905).

NBC and FOX aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - The Oscars were adjusted up.

ABC (7.41 Rating, 27.448 Million Viewers)
        OSCARS OPENING CEREMONY (2.2)
        OSCARS OPENING CEREMONY (3.5)
        OSCARS OPENING CEREMONY (5.2)
        THE OSCARS (9.1)

FOX (0.78 Rating, 1.905 Million Viewers)
        SON OF ZORN (0.6) REPEAT
        BOB'S BURGERS (0.6) REPEAT
        THE SIMPSONS (0.9) REPEAT
        THE SIMPSONS (0.9) REPEAT
        FAMILY GUY (0.9) REPEAT
        FAMILY GUY (0.8) REPEAT

CBS (0.65 Rating, 4.926 Million Viewers)
        60 MINUTES (0.8, -0.2)
        60 MINUTES (0.7, -0.3)
        NCIS: LOS ANGELES (0.5) REPEAT

NBC (0.63 Rating, 3.115 Million Viewers)
        DATELINE NBC (0.8) REPEAT
        NEIGHBORS (0.5) REPEAT


                                          The Final Ratings for Sunday, February 26 

Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
7:00.
ABC
Oscars Opening Ceremony
2.2
11.460

CBS
60 Minutes
0.8
6.407

NBC
Dateline NBC (7-9) - R
0.8
4.783

FOX
Son of Zorn - R
0.6
2.103
7:30.
ABC
Oscars Opening Ceremony
3.5
15.279

FOX
Bob’s Burgers - R
0.6
1.527
8:00.
ABC
Oscars Opening Ceremony
5.2
20.892

FOX
The Simpsons - R
0.9
2.016

CBS
60 Minutes
0.7
5.056
8:30.
ABC
The Oscars (8:30-11)
9.1
32.937

FOX
The Simpsons - R
0.9
1.896
9:00.
FOX
Family Guy - R
0.9
1.945

CBS
NCIS: Los Angeles (9-11) - R
0.5
4.129

NBC
Neighbors (9-11) - R
0.5
1.424
9:30.
FOX
Family Guy - R
0.8
1.844

Average Rating: 1.87
Average Viewership: 7.580


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.