Tuesday, December 31, 2019

UPDATED Sunday Ratings - 'NFL Football' Dominates for NBC, FOX and CBS; 'Flirty Dancing' Receives Small Sampling

On December 29, 2019, NBC won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 4.94 rating - followed by FOX (2.03), CBS (0.82), ABC (0.45) and The CW (0.10).

Furthermore, NBC won in total viewers with 18.394 million viewers - followed by FOX (7.587), CBS (4.970), ABC (2.762) and The CW (0.492).

ABC and The CW  aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - NFL Football (on NBC, FOX and CBS) and Flirty Dancing were adjusted up. Football Night in America and The OT were adjusted down.

NBC (4.94 Rating, 18.394 Million Viewers)
        FOOTBALL NIGHT IN AMERICA (0.9)
        FOOTBALL NIGHT IN AMERICA (2.7)
        NFL FOOTBALL (6.2)

FOX (2.03 Rating, 7.587 Million Viewers)
        NFL FOOTBALL (5.3)
        THE OT (2.8)
        FLIRTY DANCING (1.0) SERIES PREMIERE
        BLESS THE HARTS (0.4) REPEAT
        FAMILY GUY (0.4) REPEAT

CBS (0.82 Rating, 4.970 Million Viewers)
        NFL FOOTBALL (3.6)
        60 MINUTES (1.1, +0.4)
        THE UNICORN (0.4) REPEAT
        THE UNICORN (0.3) REPEAT
        CAROL'S SECOND ACT (0.3) REPEAT
        CAROL'S SECOND ACT (0.2) REPEAT
        ALL RISE (0.2) REPEAT

ABC (0.45 Rating, 2.762 Million Viewers)
        AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS (0.6) REPEAT
        KIDS SAY THE DARNDEST THINGS (0.4) REPEAT
        SHARK TANK (0.4) REPEAT
        SHARK TANK (0.4) REPEAT

THE CW (0.10 Rating, 0.492 Million Viewers)
        BATWOMAN (0.1) REPEAT
        SUPERGIRL (0.1) REPEAT


                                           The Final Ratings for Sunday, December 29 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
4:30 PM
FOX
NFL Football (4:25-7:45)
5.3
20.996

CBS
NFL Football (4:25-7:30)
3.6
14.901
7:00 PM
ABC
America’s Funniest Home Videos - R
0.6
4.001
7:30 PM
FOX
The OT
2.8
9.905

CBS
60 Minutes
1.1
8.120

NBC
Football Night in America
0.9
4.060
8:00 PM
NBC
Football Night in America
2.7
10.469

FOX
Flirty Dancing
1.0
3.460

ABC
Kids Say the Darndest Things - R
0.4
2.729

The CW
Batwoman - R
0.1
0.517
8:30 PM
NBC
NFL Football (8:30-11)
6.2
22.846

CBS
The Unicorn - R
0.4
2.975
9:00 PM
ABC
Shark Tank - R
0.4
2.246

FOX
Bless the Harts - R
0.4
1.130

CBS
The Unicorn - R
0.3
2.459

The CW
Supergirl - R
0.1
0.467
9:30 PM
FOX
Family Guy - R
0.4
1.026

CBS
Carol’s Second Act - R
0.3
2.125
10:00 PM
ABC
Shark Tank - R
0.4
2.071

CBS
Carol’s Second Act - R
0.2
2.014
10:30 PM
CBS
All Rise - R
0.2
2.007

Average Rating: 1.32
Average Viewership: 5.739


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.