Wednesday, May 30, 2018

UPDATED Sunday Ratings - 'NASCAR Racing' Leads Primetime for FOX; 'Deception,' '60 Minutes' and 'Instinct' Drop

On May 27, 2018, FOX won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 0.78 rating - followed by ABC (0.48), NBC (0.45) and CBS (0.40).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 4.814 million viewers - followed by FOX (3.943), ABC (3.011) and NBC (2.455).

NBC aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - The repeat of Dateline was adjusted down.

FOX (0.78 Rating, 3.943 Million Viewers)
        NASCAR RACING (0.8)

ABC (0.48 Rating, 3.011 Million Viewers)
        AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS (0.5) REPEAT
        AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS (0.6) REPEAT
        DECEPTION (0.4, -0.2) SERIES FINALE

NBC (0.45 Rating, 2.455 Million Viewers)
        DATELINE (0.3) REPEAT
        AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR (0.5) REPEAT

CBS (0.40 Rating, 4.814 Million Viewers)
        60 MINUTES (0.5, -0.3)
        INSTINCT (0.4, -0.3)
        INSTINCT (0.3, -0.4)
        NCIS: LOS ANGELES (0.4) REPEAT


                                             The Final Ratings for Sunday, May 27 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
6:30 PM
FOX
NASCAR Racing (6:30-10:48)
0.8
4.090
7:00 PM
CBS
60 Minutes
0.5
6.316

ABC
America’s Funniest Home Videos - R
0.5
3.584

NBC
Dateline - R
0.3
3.012
8:00 PM
ABC
America’s Funniest Home Videos - R
0.6
3.522

NBC
American Ninja Warrior (8-11) - R
0.5
2.223

CBS
Instinct
0.4
5.160
9:00 PM
ABC
Deception (9-11)
0.4
2.256

CBS
Instinct
0.3
4.684
10:00 PM
CBS
NCIS: Los Angeles - R
0.4
3.283

Average Rating: 0.47
Average Viewership: 3.813


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.