Wednesday, September 5, 2018

UPDATED Sunday Ratings - 'College Football' Dominates Night for ABC; 'Big Brother' Plummets

On September 2, 2018, ABC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.80 rating - followed by CBS (0.65), NBC (0.55) and FOX (0.40).

Furthermore, ABC won in total viewers with 5.881 million viewers - followed by CBS (4.084), NBC (3.923) and FOX (1.053).

NBC and FOX aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - College Football and Big Brother were adjusted up. The repeats of The Goldbergs, 60 Minutes and NCIS: Los Angeles were adjusted down.

ABC (1.80 Rating, 5.881 Million Viewers)
        THE GOLDBERGS (0.5) REPEAT
        COLLEGE FOOTBALL (2.0)

CBS (0.65 Rating, 4.084 Million Viewers)
        60 MINUTES (0.5) REPEAT
        BIG BROTHER (1.3, -0.3)
        NCIS: LOS ANGELES (0.3) REPEAT
        NCIS: LOS ANGELES (0.3) REPEAT

NBC (0.55 Rating, 3.923 Million Viewers)
        DATELINE (0.6) REPEAT
        AMERICA'S GOT TALENT (0.5) REPEAT

FOX (0.40 Rating, 1.053 Million Viewers)
        BOB'S BURGERS (0.3) REPEAT
        THE SIMPSONS (0.3) REPEAT
        THE SIMPSONS (0.4) REPEAT
        BOB'S BURGERS (0.4) REPEAT
        FAMILY GUY (0.5) REPEAT
        FAMILY GUY (0.5) REPEAT


                                           The Final Ratings for Sunday, September 2 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
7:00 PM
NBC
Dateline (7-9) - R
0.6
4.933

CBS
60 Minutes - R
0.5
5.840

ABC
The Goldbergs - R
0.5
2.016

FOX
Bob’s Burgers - R
0.3
0.778
7:30 PM
ABC
College Football (7:30-11)
2.0
6.553

FOX
The Simpsons - R
0.3
0.867
8:00 PM
CBS
Big Brother
1.3
4.660

FOX
The Simpsons - R
0.4
1.090
8:30 PM
FOX
Bob’s Burgers - R
0.4
0.985
9:00 PM
NBC
America’s Got Talent (9-11) - R
0.5
2.935

FOX
Family Guy - R
0.5
1.186

CBS
NCIS: Los Angeles - R
0.3
2.749
9:30 PM
FOX
Family Guy - R
0.5
1.322
10:00 PM
CBS
NCIS: Los Angeles - R
0.3
2.914

Average Rating: 0.60
Average Viewership: 2.773


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.