Tuesday, December 17, 2019

UPDATED Sunday Ratings - 'NFL Football' Dominates Night; 'Kennedy Center Honors' Hits 3-Year Audience High

On December 15, 2019, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 4.06 rating - followed by FOX (2.35), ABC (0.60), CBS (0.55) and The CW (0.10).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 14.897 million viewers - followed by FOX (7.927), CBS (6.404), ABC (4.010) and The CW (0.486).

ABC aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - NFL Football (on both NBC and FOX) and Bob's Burgers were adjusted up. Football Night in America, The Simpsons and 60 Minutes were adjusted down.

NBC (4.06 Rating, 14.897 Million Viewers)
        FOOTBALL NIGHT IN AMERICA (1.0)
        FOOTBALL NIGHT IN AMERICA (2.4)
        NFL FOOTBALL (5.0)

FOX (2.35 Rating, 7.927 Million Viewers)
        NFL FOOTBALL (6.1)
        THE OT (3.4)
        THE SIMPSONS (1.7, +1.0)
        BLESS THE HARTS (1.0, +0.0)
        BOB'S BURGERS (1.0, +0.4)
        FAMILY GUY (0.9, +0.3)

ABC (0.60 Rating, 4.010 Million Viewers)
        THE SOUND OF MUSIC (0.6) REPEAT

CBS (0.55 Rating, 6.404 Million Viewers)
        60 MINUTES (0.7, -1.5)
        THE 42ND ANNUAL KENNEDY CENTER HONORS (0.6)
        NCIS: LOS ANGELES (0.3) REPEAT

THE CW (0.10 Rating, 0.486 Million Viewers)
        THE CHRISTMAS CAROLER CHALLENGE (0.1) SERIES PREMIERE
        THE CHRISTMAS CAROLER CHALLENGE (0.1)


                                          The Final Ratings for Sunday, December 15 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
4:30 PM
FOX
NFL Football (4:25-7:44)
6.1
23.024
7:00 PM
CBS
60 Minutes
0.7
8.054

ABC
The Sound of Music (7-11) - R
0.6
4.010
7:30 PM
FOX
The OT
3.4
12.142

NBC
Football Night in America
1.0
4.156
8:00 PM
NBC
Football Night in America
2.4
9.410

FOX
The Simpsons
1.7
4.965

CBS
The 42nd Annual Kennedy Center Honors (8-10)
0.6
6.921

The CW
The Christmas Caroler Challenge
0.1
0.527
8:30 PM
NBC
NFL Football (8:30-11)
5.0
18.142

FOX
Bless the Harts
1.0
2.717
9:00 PM
FOX
Bob’s Burgers
1.0
2.408

The CW
The Christmas Caroler Challenge
0.1
0.444
9:30 PM
FOX
Family Guy
0.9
2.304
10:00 PM
CBS
NCIS: Los Angeles - R
0.3
3.720

Average Rating: 1.66
Average Viewership: 6.863


NOTE: For the 2019-20 broadcast season, Nielsen has determined that there are 120.6 million TV households in the United States - with 307.3 million people ages 2 and up. 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.