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NBC Reports 18.5 Million Viewers for ’73rd Annual Golden Globes’ Telecast

Fox Wins Evening Due to the NFL Wildcame Game

What follows are the preliminary national ratings for Sunday, January 10 broken out by network and by each half-hour. Note that these results are based on the time period averages and are not program based.

-Total Viewers:
Fox: 16.56 million, NBC: 13.94, CBS: 7.52, ABC: 2.50

-Adults 18-49:
Fox: 5.8 rating/16 share, NBC: 4.1/12, CBS: 1.0/ 3, ABC: 0.5/ 2

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7:00 p.m.

ABC – America’s Funniest Home Videos
Viewers: 4.14 million (#3), A18-49: 0.7/ 2 (#4)

CBS – 60 Minutes
Viewers: 7.18 million (#3), A18-49: 0.8/ 2 (#3)

NBC – 2016 Golden Globes Arrivals
Viewers: 8.75 million (#2), A18-49: 2.1/ 6 (#2)

Fox – Wildcard Game
Viewers: 34.17 million (#1), A18-49: 11.0/32 (#1)

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7:30 p.m.

ABC – America’s Funniest Home Videos
Viewers: 4.57 million (#4), A18-49: 0.9/ 3 (#3)

CBS – 60 Minutes
Viewers: 7.25 million (#2), A18-49: 0.8/ 2 (#4)

NBC – 2016 Golden Globes Arrivals
Viewers: 10.00 million (#2), A18-49: 2.6/ 7 (#2)

Fox – Wildcard Game
Viewers: 31.92 million (#1), A18-49: 10.3/29 (#1)

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8:00 p.m.

ABC – Galavant
Viewers: 2.59 million (#4), A18-49: 0.6/ 2 (#4)

CBS – Madam Secretary
Viewers: 8.82 million (#3), A18-49: 1.0/ 3 (#3)

NBC – 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards
Viewers: 16.16 million (#2), A18-49: 4.6/13 (#2)

Fox – Wildcard Game / The Simpsons
Viewers: 19.00 million (#3), A18-49: 6.7/19 (#1)

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8:30 p.m.

ABC – Galavant
Viewers: 2.23 million (#4), A18-49: 0.6/ 2 (#4)

CBS – Madam Secretary
Viewers: 9.02 million (#2), A18-49: 1.0/ 3 (#3)

NBC – 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards
Viewers: 16.32 million (#1), A18-49: 4.8/13 (#1)

Fox –The Simpsons / Cooper Barrett’s Guide to Surviving Life
Viewers: 6.44 million (#3), A18-49: 2.8/ 8 (#2)

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9:00 p.m.

ABC – Quantico (R)
Viewers: 1.60 million (#4), A18-49: 0.3/ 1 (#4)

CBS – The Good Wife
Viewers: 7.83 million (#2), A18-49: 1.1/ 3 (#3)

NBC – 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards
Viewers: 15.80 million (#1), A18-49: 4.9/13 (#1)

Fox – Cooper Barrett’s Guide to Surviving Life / Family Guy
Viewers: 4.30 million (#3), A18-49: 2.0/ 6 (#2)

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9:30 p.m.

ABC – Quantico (R)
Viewers: 1.48 million (#4), A18-49: 0.3/ 1 (#4)

CBS – The Good Wife
Viewers: 7.33 million (#2), A18-49: 1.0/ 3 (#3)

NBC – 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards
Viewers: 15.51 million (#1), A18-49: 4.8/13 (#1)

Fox –Family Guy / Bordertown
Viewers: 3.51 million (#3), A18-49: 1.6/ 5 (#2)

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10:00 p.m.

ABC – Quantico (R)
Viewers: 1.65 million (#3), A18-49: 0.3/ 1 (#3)

CBS – CSI: Cyber
Viewers: 6.50 million (#2), A18-49: 1.0/ 3 (#2)

NBC – 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards
Viewers: 15.19 million (#1), A18-49: 4.6/14 (#1)

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10:30 p.m.

ABC – Quantico (R)
Viewers: 1.76 million (#3), A18-49: 0.4/ 1 (#3)

CBS – CSI: Cyber
Viewers: 6.21 million (#2), A18-49: 1.0/ 3 (#2)

NBC – 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards
Viewers: 13.77 million (#1), A18-49: 4.2/14 (#1)

Source: Nielsen Media Research

Written by Marc Berman

Marc Berman

Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of weekly column “Mr. Television” for Campaign US (www.campaignlive.com). Most recently, Berman was the creator and Editor-in-Chief of website and newsletter TV Media Insights for Cross MediaWorks. From 1999-2011, he was the Senior Editor for Mediaweek and has also written for The New York Daily News, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Emmy Magazine, among others. Berman has also appeared on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Inside Edition,” “The CBS Evening News,” E!, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and MSNBC.

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  1. FROM NBC

    “THE GOLDEN GLOBES” GROW +10% VS. THE PRIOR RICKY GERVAIS-HOSTED TELECAST

    “GLOBES” TRIPLE NBC’S TIME-SLOT AVERAGE LAST SEASON EXCLUDING SPORTS, DESPITE FACING HIGH-RATED NFL OVERRUN

    OUT-DELIVER EVERY “GLOBES” TELECAST FROM 2008 THROUGH 2012 IN TOTAL VIEWERS, MATCH THE HIGH OVER THAT FIVE-YEAR SPAN IN 18-49

    In fast-official results from Nielsen Media Research, “The 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards” (5.5 rating share in adults 18-49, 18.5 million viewers overall):

    · Are up +10% versus the prior telecast hosted by Ricky Gervais in 2012 in both 18-49 (5.5 vs. 5.0 on Jan. 15, 2012) and total viewers (18.511 million vs. 16.851 million).

    · Despite facing 15 minutes of high-rated NFL Playoff coverage this year, retained 95% of last year’s 18-49 rating (5.5 vs. 5.8) and 96%of the year-ago total-viewer result (18.511 million vs. 19.314 million).

    · Out-delivered every “Golden Globes” in total viewers from 2008 through 2012 in and equaled the event’s highest 18-49 rating over that five-year span.

    · Delivered NBC’s top non-sports result in 18-49 in the time-period, excluding previous “Golden Globes” telecasts and last February’s “SNL 40” special, in nearly 12 years (since May 2, 2004, 6.2 for “Dateline” and “10.5, Part 1”)

    · Generated NBC’s top non-sports total-viewer result in the time period excluding prior “Golden Globes” and the “SNL 40” special, in more than 13 years (since Sept. 22, 2002, 19.991 million for that year’s “Emmy Awards”).

    · Tripled NBC’s non-sports average in the time period last season (5.5 vs. 1.8, L+SD excluding sports) and was up 11.8 million persons in total viewers (18.511 million vs. 6.745 million,

    · Note that this year’s telecast faced about 15 minutes of high-rated overrun NFL Playoff coverage on Fox, while last year’s NFL coverage concluded at 8 p.m. ET.

    · Has delivered over the last four years the event’s four top results in 18-49 total viewers since 2007.

    NBC Sports Metered-Market Results for Sunday Afternoons’ NFL Coverage:

    · Seahawks-Vikings Wild Card on NBC posts 22.5/44 overnight – best early Sunday Wild Card in 22 years (22.8/48, Vikings-Giants on CBS, 1/9/94)

    · Overnight for NBC’s Seahawks-Vikings NFC Wild Card peaked at 26.6/49 from 3:30-4pm ET

    · NBC’s 22.5/44 for Seahawks-Vikings NFC Wild Card up 25% from last year’s early Sunday Wild Card (18.0/36, Bengals-Colts on CBS)

    · NBC’s 22.5/44 for Seahawks-Vikings topped by 19% the last early Sunday NFC Wild Card (18.9/38, Falcons-Giants on FOX, 1/8/12)

    · Top local markets for NBC’s Seahawks-Vikings: Minneapolis 50.5/82; Seattle 50.4/87; Buffalo 31.0/49; NOLA 30.7/48; Milwaukee 29.8/52; Charlotte 29.4/52; Denver 28.7/59; Portland 27.1/60; Boston 25.4/47; Richmond 25.2/43

    • ““GLOBES” TRIPLE NBC’S TIME-SLOT AVERAGE LAST SEASON”

      If I were NBC, I wouldn’t boast about that… 😉