Tuesday, September 18, 2018

UPDATED Sunday Ratings - 'Sunday Night Football' Leads Night; 'Big Brother' Ticks Up; 'Celebrity Family Feud' Drops

On September 16, 2018, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 5.06 rating - followed by CBS (1.98), FOX (0.72) and ABC (0.70).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 15.112 million viewers - followed by CBS (8.377), ABC (4.364) and FOX (1.903).

FOX aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - Sunday Night Football was adjusted up. Football Night in America and the repeats of 60 Minutes, NCIS: Los Angeles and Bob's Burgers were adjusted down.

NBC (5.06 Rating, 15.112 Million Viewers)
        FOOTBALL NIGHT IN AMERICA (2.0)
        FOOTBALL NIGHT IN AMERICA (3.6)
        SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL (7.0)

CBS (1.98 Rating, 8.377 Million Viewers)
        NFL FOOTBALL (5.5)
        60 MINUTES (2.2) REPEAT
        BIG BROTHER (1.7, +0.1)
        NCIS: LOS ANGELES (0.6) REPEAT
        NCIS: LOS ANGELES (0.5) REPEAT

FOX (0.72 Rating, 1.903 Million Viewers)
        BOB'S BURGERS (0.4) REPEAT
        THE SIMPSONS (0.8) REPEAT
        THE SIMPSONS (0.8) REPEAT
        BOB'S BURGERS (0.6) REPEAT
        FAMILY GUY (0.6) REPEAT
        FAMILY GUY (0.6) REPEAT

ABC (0.70 Rating, 4.364 Million Viewers)
        AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS (0.7) REPEAT
        CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD (0.9, -0.2)
        THE $100,000 PYRAMID (0.7, -0.2)
        TO TELL THE TRUTH (0.5) REPEAT


                                        The Final Ratings for Sunday, September 16 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
7:00 PM
CBS
NFL Football
5.5
19.915

ABC
America’s Funniest Home Videos - R
0.7
4.602

FOX
Bob’s Burgers - R
0.4
1.036
7:30 PM
CBS
60 Minutes - R
2.2
11.436

NBC
Football Night in America
2.0
6.234

FOX
The Simpsons - R
0.8
1.935
8:00 PM
NBC
Football Night in America
3.6
10.894

ABC
Celebrity Family Feud
0.9
5.011

FOX
The Simpsons - R
0.8
2.029
8:30 PM
NBC
Sunday Night Football (8:30-11)
7.0
20.658

CBS
Big Brother
1.7
6.359

FOX
Bob’s Burgers - R
0.6
1.546
9:00 PM
ABC
The $100,000 Pyramid
0.7
4.394

FOX
Family Guy - R
0.6
1.505
9:30 PM
CBS
NCIS: Los Angeles - R
0.6
3.168

FOX
Family Guy - R
0.6
1.480
10:00 PM
ABC
To Tell the Truth - R
0.5
3.217
10:30 PM
CBS
NCIS: Los Angeles - R
0.5
3.418

Average Rating: 1.65
Average Viewership: 6.047


NOTE: For the 2018-19 broadcast season, Nielsen has determined that there are 119.9 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.