Tuesday, August 28, 2018

UPDATED Sunday Ratings - 'NFL Preseason' Leads Night; 'To Tell the Truth' Finale Rises; 'Big Brother' Dips

On August 26, 2018, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.43 rating - followed by ABC (0.90), CBS (0.70) and FOX (0.68).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 6.390 million viewers - followed by ABC (5.019), CBS (4.792) and FOX (1.827).

FOX aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - NFL Preseason and Big Brother were adjusted up. Dateline and the 7PM repeat of Bob's Burgers were adjusted down.

NBC (1.43 Rating, 6.390 Million Viewers)
        DATELINE (0.8, +0.3)
        NFL PRESEASON (1.8)

ABC (0.90 Rating, 5.019 Million Viewers)
        AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS (0.8) REPEAT
        CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD (1.1, +0.1)
        THE $100,000 PYRAMID (0.9, +0.1)
        TO TELL THE TRUTH (0.8, +0.2) SEASON FINALE

CBS (0.70 Rating, 4.792 Million Viewers)
        60 MINUTES (0.6) REPEAT
        BIG BROTHER (1.6, +0.0)
        BULL (0.4) REPEAT
        NCIS: LOS ANGELES (0.3) REPEAT

FOX (0.68 Rating, 1.827 Million Viewers)
        BOB'S BURGERS (0.7) REPEAT
        THE SIMPSONS (0.6) REPEAT
        THE SIMPSONS (0.7) REPEAT
        BOB'S BURGERS (0.6) REPEAT
        FAMILY GUY (0.6) REPEAT
        FAMILY GUY (0.6) REPEAT


                                           The Final Ratings for Sunday, August 26 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
7:00 PM
NBC
Dateline
0.8
5.129

ABC
America’s Funniest Home Videos - R
0.8
4.720

FOX
Bob’s Burgers - R
0.7
2.178

CBS
60 Minutes - R
0.6
7.378
7:30 PM
FOX
The Simpsons - R
0.6
1.561
8:00 PM
NBC
NFL Preseason (8-11)
1.8
7.172

CBS
Big Brother
1.6
5.673

ABC
Celebrity Family Feud
1.1
6.311

FOX
The Simpsons - R
0.7
1.712
8:30 PM
FOX
Bob’s Burgers - R
0.6
1.450
9:00 PM
ABC
The $100,000 Pyramid
0.9
5.164

FOX
Family Guy - R
0.6
1.456

CBS
Bull - R
0.4
3.055
9:30 PM
FOX
Family Guy - R
0.6
1.583
10:00 PM
ABC
To Tell the Truth
0.8
3.838

CBS
NCIS: Los Angeles - R
0.3
3.088

Average Rating: 0.81
Average Viewership: 3.842


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.