Monday, January 1, 2018

UPDATED Sunday Ratings - 'Primetime New Year's Rockin' Eve' Dominates for ABC; Steve Harvey Improves on Pitbull for FOX

On December 31, 2017, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 3.00 rating - followed by FOX (2.33), CBS (1.40) and NBC (0.55).

Furthermore, ABC won in total viewers with 10.468 million viewers - followed by FOX (7.976), CBS (7.100) and NBC (3.538).

NBC aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - The OT and the 9PM repeat of The Wall were adjusted up. The repeats of SEAL Team and Dateline were adjusted down.

ABC (3.00 Rating, 10.468 Million Viewers)
        AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS (0.9) REPEAT
        DICK CLARK'S PRIMETIME NEW YEAR'S ROCKIN' EVE WITH RYAN SEACREST 2018 (3.1)
        DICK CLARK'S PRIMETIME NEW YEAR'S ROCKIN' EVE WITH RYAN SEACREST 2018 (5.0)

FOX (2.33 Rating, 7.976 Million Viewers)
        NFL FOOTBALL (3.9)
        THE OT (3.0)
        NEW YEAR'S EVE WITH STEVE HARVEY (1.8)

CBS (1.40 Rating, 7.100 Million Viewers)
        NFL FOOTBALL (3.0)
        60 MINUTES (1.3, +0.5)
        S.W.A.T (0.7) REPEAT
        SEAL TEAM (0.5) REPEAT

NBC (0.55 Rating, 3.538 Million Viewers)
        DATELINE (0.5) REPEAT
        THE WALL (0.6) REPEAT
        THE WALL (0.6) REPEAT


                                         The Final Ratings for Sunday, December 31 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
7:00 PM
FOX
NFL Football
3.9
14.671

CBS
NFL Football
3.0
12.745

ABC
America’s Funniest Home Videos - R
0.9
5.134

NBC
Dateline (7-9) - R
0.5
4.282
7:30 PM
FOX
The OT
3.0
10.499
8:00 PM
ABC
Primetime New Year’s Rockin’ Eve 2018 (8-10)
3.1
10.517

FOX
New Year’s Eve with Steve Harvey (8-10)
1.8
5.795

CBS
60 Minutes
1.3
7.933
9:00 PM
CBS
S.W.A.T. - R
0.7
4.273

NBC
The Wall - R
0.6
2.743
10:00 PM
ABC
Primetime New Year’s Rockin’ Eve 2018
5.0
15.798

NBC
The Wall - R
0.6
2.892

CBS
SEAL Team - R
0.5
3.568

Average Rating: 1.92
Average Viewership: 7.758


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.