Wednesday, January 2, 2019

UPDATED Sunday Ratings - Football Leads for NBC, FOX and CBS; 'The Orville' Premiere Ticks Up from Season 1 Average

On December 30, 2018, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 3.30 rating - followed by FOX (1.67), CBS (1.43), ABC (0.70) and The CW (0.20).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 11.886 million viewers - followed by CBS (7.615), FOX (5.917), ABC (3.947) and The CW (0.862).

ABC and The CW aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - Sunday Night Football, The Orville, 60 Minutes and the second repeat of The Neighborhood were adjusted up. Football Night in America was adjusted down.

NBC (3.30 Rating, 11.886 Million Viewers)
        FOOTBALL NIGHT IN AMERICA (0.7)
        FOOTBALL NIGHT IN AMERICA (2.5)
        SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL (4.5)

FOX (1.67 Rating, 5.917 Million Viewers)
        NFL FOOTBALL (4.1)
        THE OT (2.7)
        THE ORVILLE (1.5) SEASON PREMIERE
        FAMILY GUY (0.6) REPEAT
        REL (0.4) REPEAT

CBS (1.43 Rating, 7.615 Million Viewers)
        NFL FOOTBALL (3.6)
        60 MINUTES (1.5, -0.5)
        THE NEIGHBORHOOD (0.7) REPEAT
        THE NEIGHBORHOOD (0.6) REPEAT
        GOD FRIENDED ME (0.4) REPEAT
        S.W.A.T. (0.4) REPEAT

ABC (0.70 Rating, 3.947 Million Viewers)
        AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS (0.6) REPEAT
        AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS (0.8) REPEAT
        AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS (0.8) REPEAT
        AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS (0.6) REPEAT

THE CW (0.20 Rating, 0.862 Million Viewers)
        IHEARTRADIO MUSIC FESTIVAL, NIGHT 1 (0.2) REPEAT


                                        The Final Ratings for Sunday, December 30 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
7:00 PM
FOX
NFL Football
4.1
14.633

CBS
NFL Football
3.6
15.748

NBC
Football Night in America
0.7
3.287

ABC
America’s Funniest Home Videos - R
0.6
4.360
7:30 PM
FOX
The OT
2.7
9.580
8:00 PM
NBC
Football Night in America
2.5
8.982

CBS
60 Minutes
1.5
9.908

FOX
The Orville
1.5
5.683

ABC
America’s Funniest Home Videos - R
0.8
4.546

The CW
iHeartRadio Music Festival, Night 1 (8-10) - R
0.2
0.799
8:30 PM
NBC
Sunday Night Football (8:30-11)
4.5
16.051
9:00 PM
ABC
America’s Funniest Home Videos - R
0.8
3.963

CBS
The Neighborhood - R
0.7
4.573

FOX
Family Guy - R
0.6
1.784
9:30 PM
CBS
The Neighborhood - R
0.6
3.796

FOX
Rel - R
0.4
1.215
10:00 PM
ABC
America’s Funniest Home Videos - R
0.6
2.959

CBS
God Friended Me - R
0.4
3.245
11:00 PM
CBS
S.W.A.T. - R
0.4
3.300

Average Rating: 1.43
Average Viewership: 6.232


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.