Monday, December 25, 2017

UPDATED Sunday Ratings - 'NFL Football' Propels FOX to Nightly Win for Christmas Eve

On December 24, 2017, FOX won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 2.07 rating - followed by NBC (0.79), ABC (0.68) and CBS (0.58).

Furthermore, FOX won in total viewers with 6.808 million viewers - followed by CBS (4.166), NBC (3.808) and ABC (2.980).

ABC and NBC aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - The OT and the repeat of The Simpsons were adjusted up. 60 Minutes and the repeat of It's a Wonderful Life were adjusted down.

FOX (2.07 Rating, 6.808 Million Viewers)
        NFL FOOTBALL (4.6)
        THE OT (3.6)
        THE SIMPSONS (1.7) REPEAT
        ICE AGE: A MAMMOTH CHRISTMAS (1.2) REPEAT
        FAMILY GUY (1.1) REPEAT
        BOB'S BURGERS (1.0) REPEAT

NBC (0.79 Rating, 3.808 Million Viewers)
        TROLLS HOLIDAY (0.2) REPEAT
        HOW MURRAY SAVED CHRISTMAS (0.3) REPEAT
        IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE (0.9) REPEAT

ABC (0.68 Rating, 2.980 Million Viewers)
        AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS (0.5) REPEAT
        BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (0.8) REPEAT
        SHARK TANK (0.6) REPEAT

CBS (0.58 Rating, 4.166 Million Viewers)
        60 MINUTES (0.7, -1.7)
        I LOVE LUCY CHRISTMAS SPECIAL (0.5) REPEAT
        THE DICK VAN DYKE SHOW (0.5) REPEAT
        BLUE BLOODS (0.5) REPEAT


                                        The Final Ratings for Sunday, December 24 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
7:00 PM
FOX
NFL Football
4.6
16.544

CBS
60 Minutes
0.7
6.293

ABC
America’s Funniest Home Videos - R
0.5
3.374

NBC
Trolls Holiday - R
0.2
1.165
7:30 PM
FOX
The OT
3.6
12.757

NBC
How Murray Saved Christmas - R
0.3
1.200
8:00 PM
FOX
The Simpsons - R
1.7
5.139

NBC
It’s a Wonderful Life (8-11) - R
0.9
4.675

ABC
Beauty and the Beast (8-10) - R
0.8
3.133

CBS
I Love Lucy Christmas Special - R
0.5
3.655
8:30 PM
FOX
Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas - R
1.2
3.640
9:00 PM
FOX
Family Guy - R
1.1
3.199

CBS
The Dick Van Dyke Show Special - R
0.5
3.171
9:30 PM
FOX
Bob’s Burgers - R
1.0
2.537
10:00 PM
ABC
Shark Tank - R
0.6
2.229

CBS
Blue Bloods - R
0.5
3.241

Average Rating: 1.17
Average Viewership: 4.747


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.