Tuesday, May 8, 2018

UPDATED Sunday Ratings - 'American Idol,' 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' and 'Timeless' Dip; 'The Last Man on Earth' Finale Steady

On May 6, 2018, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.28 rating - followed by FOX (0.72), CBS (0.70) and NBC (0.55).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 7.375 million viewers - followed by ABC (6.164), NBC (2.741) and FOX (1.656).




UPDATE - American Idol was adjusted up. America's Funniest Home Videos was adjusted down.

ABC (1.28 Rating, 6.164 Million Viewers)
        AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS (1.0, -0.2)
        AMERICAN IDOL (1.8, +0.0)
        DECEPTION (0.7, -0.1)

FOX (0.72 Rating, 1.656 Million Viewers)
        BOB'S BURGERS (0.4) REPEAT
        BOB'S BURGERS (0.7, -0.1)
        THE SIMPSONS (0.9, +0.0)
        BROOKLYN NINE-NINE (0.7, -0.2)
        FAMILY GUY (0.9, -0.1)
        THE LAST MAN ON EARTH (0.7, +0.0) SEASON FINALE

CBS (0.70 Rating, 7.375 Million Viewers)
        60 MINUTES (0.8, +0.0)
        INSTINCT (0.7, +0.1)
        NCIS: LOS ANGELES (0.8, +0.1)
        MADAM SECRETARY (0.5, -0.1)

NBC (0.55 Rating, 2.741 Million Viewers)
        DATELINE (0.6, -0.1)
        GENIUS JUNIOR (0.5, -0.1)
        GENIUS JUNIOR (0.6, +0.0)
        TIMELESS (0.5, -0.1)


                                             The Final Ratings for Sunday, May 6 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
7:00 PM
ABC
America’s Funniest Home Videos
1.0
5.250

CBS
60 Minutes
0.8
9.115

NBC
Dateline
0.6
3.155

FOX
Bob’s Burgers - R
0.4
1.034
7:30 PM
FOX
Bob’s Burgers
0.7
1.555
8:00 PM
ABC
American Idol (8-10)
1.8
8.653

FOX
The Simpsons
0.9
2.147

CBS
Instinct
0.7
6.963

NBC
Genius Junior
0.5
2.794
8:30 PM
FOX
Brooklyn Nine-Nine
0.7
1.674
9:00 PM
FOX
Family Guy
0.9
1.915

CBS
NCIS: Los Angeles
0.8
7.708

NBC
Genius Junior
0.6
2.763
9:30 PM
FOX
The Last Man on Earth
0.7
1.662
10:00 PM
ABC
Deception
0.7
3.249

CBS
Madam Secretary
0.5
5.906

NBC
Timeless
0.5
2.228

Average Rating: 0.75
Average Viewership: 3.987


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.