Monday, March 12, 2018

UPDATED Sunday Ratings - 'American Idol' Returns with 10.3 Million Viewers; 'Deception' Follows with Okay Start

On March 11, 2018, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.73 rating - followed by FOX (0.98), CBS (0.83) and NBC (0.83).

Furthermore, ABC won in total viewers with 8.192 million viewers - followed by CBS (7.997), FOX (3.495) and NBC (3.402).




UPDATE - Bob's Burgers and American Ninja Warrior were adjusted up. Deception was adjusted down.

ABC (1.73 Rating, 8.192 Million Viewers)
        AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS (1.1, +0.2)
        AMERICAN IDOL (2.3) SEASON PREMIERE
        DECEPTION (1.2) SERIES PREMIERE

FOX (0.98 Rating, 3.495 Million Viewers)
        BOB'S BURGERS (0.5) REPEAT
        BOB'S BURGERS (0.8, -1.3)
        O.J. SIMPSON: THE LOST CONFESSION? (1.2)

CBS (0.83 Rating, 7.997 Million Viewers)
        60 MINUTES (0.9, +0.1)
        60 MINUTES (0.9, +0.1)
        NCIS: LOS ANGELES (0.9, -0.2)
        MADAM SECRETARY (0.6, -0.1)

NBC (0.83 Rating, 3.402 Million Viewers)
        AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR (0.9)
        TIMELESS (0.8) SEASON PREMIERE


                                           The Final Ratings for Sunday, March 11 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
7:00 PM
ABC
America’s Funniest Home Videos
1.1
5.939

CBS
60 Minutes
0.9
9.397

NBC
American Ninja Warrior (7-10)
0.9
3.571

FOX
Bob’s Burgers - R
0.5
1.520
7:30 PM
FOX
Bob’s Burgers
0.8
1.837
8:00 PM
ABC
American Idol (8-10)
2.3
10.483

FOX
O.J. Simpson: The Lost Confession? (8-10)
1.2
4.496

CBS
60 Minutes
0.9
8.448
9:00 PM
CBS
NCIS: Los Angeles
0.9
8.031
10:00 PM
ABC
Deception
1.2
5.925

NBC
Timeless
0.8
2.970

CBS
Madam Secretary
0.6
6.283

Average Rating: 1.01
Average Viewership: 5.742


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.