Tuesday, December 18, 2018

UPDATED Sunday Ratings - 'Miss Universe' Holds Steady with 2017 Numbers; 'God Friended Me' Ticks Up

On December 16, 2018, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 4.06 rating - followed by CBS (1.95), FOX (1.13), ABC (0.75) and The CW (0.18).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 13.708 million viewers - followed by CBS (11.145), ABC (4.197), FOX (4.189) and The CW (0.625).



UPDATE - Sunday Night Football and 60 Minutes were adjusted up. Football Night in America was adjusted down.

NBC (4.06 Rating, 13.708 Million Viewers)
        FOOTBALL NIGHT IN AMERICA (2.0)
        FOOTBALL NIGHT IN AMERICA (2.8)
        SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL (5.4)

CBS (1.95 Rating, 11.145 Million Viewers)
        NFL FOOTBALL (6.2)
        60 MINUTES (2.5, +1.6)
        GOD FRIENDED ME (1.1, +0.3)
        NCIS: LOS ANGELES (0.9, +0.0)
        FBI (0.7) REPEAT

FOX (1.13 Rating, 4.189 Million Viewers)
        2018 MISS UNIVERSE (1.1)

ABC (0.75 Rating, 4.197 Million Viewers)
        THE SOUND OF MUSIC (0.7) REPEAT

THE CW (0.18 Rating, 0.625 Million Viewers)
         IHEARTRADIO JINGLE BALL 2018 (0.2)
         DISCONTINUED (0.1)


                                        The Final Ratings for Sunday, December 16 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
7:00 PM
CBS
NFL Football
6.3
20.572

NBC
Football Night in America
2.0
6.967

FOX
2018 Miss Universe (7-10)
1.1
4.256

ABC
The Sound of Music (7-11) - R
0.7
4.198
7:30 PM
CBS
60 Minutes
2.5
14.545
8:00 PM
NBC
Football Night in America
2.8
9.221

The CW
iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2018 (8-9:30)
0.2
0.647
8:30 PM
NBC
Sunday Night Football (8:30-11)
5.4
18.121

CBS
God Friended Me
1.1
8.534
9:30 PM
CBS
NCIS: Los Angeles
0.9
7.213

The CW
Discontinued
0.1
0.414
10:30 PM
CBS
FBI - R
0.7
4.512

Average Rating: 1.98
Average Viewership: 8.267


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.