Tuesday, August 27, 2019

UPDATED Sunday Ratings - 'NFL Preseason' Leads Night for NBC; 'Instinct' Remains Steady with Series Finale

On August 25, 2019, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.25 rating - followed by ABC (0.70), CBS (0.58), FOX (0.22) and The CW (0.10).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 5.268 million viewers - followed by CBS (4.437), ABC (4.423), FOX (0.757) and The CW (0.660).

The CW aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - NFL Preseason, The $100,000 Pyramid and Big Brother were adjusted up. To Tell the Truth, Instinct and the repeat of America's Got Talent were adjusted down.

NBC (1.25 Rating, 5.268 Million Viewers)
        AMERICA'S GOT TALENT (0.5) REPEAT
        NFL PRESEASON (1.5)

ABC (0.70 Rating, 4.423 Million Viewers)
        AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS (0.8) REPEAT
        CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD (0.8, +0.0)
        THE $100,000 PYRAMID (0.7, +0.1)
        TO TELL THE TRUTH (0.5, +0.0)

CBS (0.58 Rating, 4.437 Million Viewers)
        60 MINUTES (0.5) REPEAT
        BIG BROTHER (1.2, -0.1)
        INSTINCT (0.3, -0.1) SERIES FINALE
        NCIS: LOS ANGELES (0.3) REPEAT

FOX (0.22 Rating, 0.757 Million Viewers)
        LAST MAN STANDING (0.2) REPEAT
        LAST MAN STANDING (0.2) REPEAT
        THE SIMPSONS (0.3) REPEAT
        WHAT JUST HAPPENED??! WITH FRED SAVAGE (0.1, -0.1)
        FAMILY GUY (0.3) REPEAT
        WHAT JUST HAPPENED??! WITH FRED SAVAGE (0.2, +0.0)

THE CW (0.10 Rating, 0.660 Million Viewers)
        PENN & TELLER: FOOL US (0.1) REPEAT
        MASTERS OF ILLUSION (0.1) REPEAT
        MASTERS OF ILLUSION (0.1) REPEAT


                                           The Final Ratings for Sunday, August 25 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
7:00 PM
ABC
America's Funniest Home Videos - R
0.8
4.559

CBS
60 Minutes - R
0.5
7.067

NBC
America’s Got Talent - R
0.5
2.363

FOX
Last Man Standing - R
0.2
1.015
7:30 PM
FOX
Last Man Standing - R
0.2
1.061
8:00 PM
NBC
NFL Preseason (8-11)
1.5
6.236

CBS
Big Brother
1.2
4.644

ABC
Celebrity Family Feud
0.8
5.208

FOX
The Simpsons - R
0.3
0.895

The CW
Penn & Teller: Fool Us - R
0.1
0.681
8:30 PM
FOX
What Just Happened??! with Fred Savage
0.1
0.417
9:00 PM
ABC
The $100,000 Pyramid
0.7
4.482

CBS
Instinct
0.3
3.433

FOX
Family Guy - R
0.3
0.652

The CW
Masters of Illusion - R
0.1
0.638
9:30 PM
FOX
What Just Happened??! with Fred Savage
0.2
0.501

The CW
Masters of Illusion - R
0.1
0.638
10:00 PM
ABC
To Tell the Truth
0.5
3.441

CBS
NCIS: Los Angeles - R
0.3
2.605

Average Rating: 0.46
Average Viewership: 2.660


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.