Monday, December 18, 2017

UPDATED Sunday Ratings - 'A Christmas Story Live' Does Okay for FOX; '60 Minutes' and 'Wisdom of the Crowd' Rise

On December 17, 2017, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 4.36 rating - followed by CBS (2.14), FOX (1.53) and ABC (0.85).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 14.248 million viewers - followed by CBS (11.579), ABC (4.538) and FOX (4.481).

ABC aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - Sunday Night Football was adjusted up. Football Night in America, 60 Minutes and Wisdom of the Crowd were adjusted down.

NBC (4.36 Rating, 14.248 Million Viewers)
        FOOTBALL NIGHT IN AMERICA (1.7)
        FOOTBALL NIGHT IN AMERICA (2.9)
        SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL (5.9)

CBS (2.14 Rating, 11.579 Million Viewers)
        NFL FOOTBALL (6.9)
        60 MINUTES (2.4, +1.4)
        WISDOM OF THE CROWD (1.0, +0.3)
        NCIS: LOS ANGELES (0.9, +0.1)
        MADAM SECRETARY (0.7, +0.0)

FOX (1.53 Rating, 4.481 Million Viewers)
        A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE! (1.5)

ABC (0.85 Rating, 4.538 Million Viewers)
        THE SOUND OF MUSIC (0.8) REPEAT


                                         The Final Ratings for Sunday, December 17 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
7:00 PM
CBS
NFL Football
6.9
27.974

FOX
A Christmas Story Live! (7-10)
1.5
4.524

ABC
The Sound of Music (7-11) - R
0.8
4.564
7:30 PM
CBS
60 Minutes
2.4
14.421

NBC
Football Night in America
1.7
6.064
8:00 PM
NBC
Football Night in America
2.9
9.822
8:30 PM
NBC
Sunday Night Football (8:30-11)
5.9
19.191

CBS
Wisdom of the Crowd
1.0
6.654
9:30 PM
CBS
NCIS: Los Angeles
0.9
7.212
10:30 PM
CBS
Madam Secretary
0.7
5.528

Average Rating: 2.47
Average Viewership: 10.595


NOTE: For the 2017-18 broadcast season, Nielsen has determined that there are 119.6 million TV households. The Adults 18-49 demographic 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.