Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Sunday Ratings - 'Billboard Music Awards' Leads Night but Drops from 2016 Numbers; 'Shades of Blue' Finale Dips

On May 21, 2017, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 2.15 rating - followed by FOX (0.82), NBC (0.80) and CBS (0.70).

Furthermore, ABC won in total viewers with 7.632 million viewers - followed by CBS (6.816), NBC (4.429) and FOX (1.751).




ABC (2.15 Rating, 7.632 Million Viewers)
        AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS (0.8, +0.0) SEASON FINALE
        2017 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS (2.6)

FOX (0.82 Rating, 1.751 Million Viewers)
        BOB'S BURGERS (0.5) REPEAT
        BOB'S BURGERS (0.8, -0.1) SEASON FINALE
        THE SIMPSONS (0.9, -0.1) SEASON FINALE
        MAKING HISTORY (0.6, +0.0) SERIES FINALE
        FAMILY GUY (1.0, -0.2)
        FAMILY GUY (1.1, -0.1) SEASON FINALE

NBC (0.80 Rating, 4.429 Million Viewers)
        DATELINE NBC (0.9)
        SHADES OF BLUE (0.7, -0.2)
        SHADES OF BLUE (0.7, -0.2) SEASON FINALE

CBS (0.70 Rating, 6.816 Million Viewers)
        60 MINUTES (0.8, -0.2)
        60 MINUTES (0.8, -0.2)
        MADAM SECRETARY (0.7, +0.0) SEASON FINALE
        ELEMENTARY (0.5, -0.1) SEASON FINALE


                                             The Final Ratings for Sunday, May 21 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
7:00.
NBC
Dateline NBC (7-9)
0.9
4.917

CBS
60 Minutes
0.8
8.248

ABC
America’s Funniest Home Videos
0.8
4.441

FOX
Bob’s Burgers - R
0.5
1.187
7:30.
FOX
Bob’s Burgers
0.8
1.611
8:00.
ABC
2017 Billboard Music Awards
2.6
8.695

FOX
The Simpsons
0.9
2.150

CBS
60 Minutes
0.8
7.465
8:30.
FOX
Making History
0.6
1.277
9:00.
FOX
Family Guy
1.0
2.052

CBS
Madam Secretary
0.7
7.441

NBC
Shades of Blue
0.7
3.779
9:30.
FOX
Family Guy
1.1
2.226
10:00.
NBC
Shades of Blue
0.7
4.101

CBS
Elementary
0.5
4.110

Average Rating: 0.89
Average Viewership: 4.247


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.