Ratings: ABC Continues Summer Sunday Winning Streak With Fun & Games
ABC maintained its Sunday primetime winning streak last night with a lineup of game shows that brought the network to the top of the Nielsen ratings charts, in both the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and overall viewers.
Meanwhile, Fox tied for last place with the Spanish-language networks, broadcasting the iHeartRadio Country Festival.
ABC was first in ratings with a 0.8 rating/4 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and in total viewers with an average of 4.74 million, according to preliminary numbers. Following an encore, “Celebrity Family Feud” at 8 p.m. posted a 1.0/5 and 5.8 million viewers. At 9, “$100,000 Pyramid” landed a 0.8/4 and 4.9 million viewers. At 10, “To Tell the Truth” received a 0.7/3 and 3.8 million viewers.
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CBS was second in ratings with a 0.7/4 and in viewers with 4.71 million. At 7, “60 Minutes” put up a 0.7/4 and 7.4 million viewers. At 8, “Big Brother” scored a 1.5/7 and 5.5 million viewers. The rest of CBS’ primetime block was filled with reruns.
NBC was third in ratings with a 0.5/2 and in viewers with 2.8 million. The only fresh program of the evening was “Shades of Blue” at 10, which settled for 0.4/2 and 2.8 million viewers.
Fox, Telemundo and Univision tied for fourth in ratings, all with a 0.1/3.
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Fox was fourth in total viewers with 1.4 million.
Univision was fifth in viewers with 968,000.
Telemundo was sixth in viewers with 815,000.
The CW does not broadcast nationally on Sunday nights.
More to come…
Source: The Wrap