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Sunday Final Ratings: ACM Awards on CBS Hits Three-Year High in Total Viewers

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  • What follows are the Live + Same Day rating results for the night’s broadcast network telecasts on Sunday, April 15:

    America’s Funniest Home Videos (ABC, 7:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 6.122 million viewers
    – 3.4/6 HH
    – 1.2/5 A18-49 (1.1/5 F18-49, 1.2/5 M18-49)
    – 0.7/4 A18-34 (0.7/4 F18-34, 0.6/4 M18-34)
    – 1.6/5 A25-54 (1.6/5 F25-54, 1.6/6 M25-54)

    American Idol (ABC, 8:00 PM, 121 min.)
    – 6.351 million viewers
    – 3.7/6 HH
    – 1.3/5 A18-49 (1.5/5 F18-49, 1.1/4 M18-49)
    – 0.9/4 A18-34 (1.1/5 F18-34, 0.7/4 M18-34)
    – 1.8/5 A25-54 (2.0/6 F25-54, 1.5/4 M25-54)

    James Comey-ABC News Exclusive Interview (S) (ABC, 10:01 PM, 59 min.)
    – 9.869 million viewers
    – 6.2/12 HH
    – 1.7/6 A18-49 (1.9/7 F18-49, 1.5/6 M18-49)
    – 1.0/5 A18-34 (1.0/5 F18-34, 0.9/5 M18-34)
    – 2.4/7 A25-54 (2.7/8 F25-54, 2.1/7 M25-54)

    60 Minutes (CBS, 7:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 10.573 million viewers
    – 6.6/12 HH
    – 1.1/4 A18-49 (1.1/4 F18-49, 1.1/5 M18-49)
    – 0.5/3 A18-34 (0.6/3 F18-34, 0.5/3 M18-34)
    – 1.7/6 A25-54 (1.7/6 F25-54, 1.8/6 M25-54)

    53rd Annual ACM Awards (S) (CBS, 8:00 PM, 180 min.)
    – 12.061 million viewers
    – 7.0/12 HH
    – 2.1/8 A18-49 (2.5/9 F18-49, 1.6/6 M18-49)
    – 1.3/7 A18-34 (1.7/8 F18-34, 1.0/5 M18-34)
    – 3.0/9 A25-54 (3.5/10 F25-54, 2.4/7 M25-54)

    Dateline (NBC, 7:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 3.991 million viewers
    – 2.6/5 HH
    – 0.6/2 A18-49 (0.6/3 F18-49, 0.6/2 M18-49)
    – 0.3/2 A18-34 (0.3/2 F18-34, 0.3/2 M18-34)
    – 0.9/3 A25-54 (1.0/3 F25-54, 0.8/3 M25-54)

    Little Big Shots (NBC, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 5.661 million viewers
    – 3.4/6 HH
    – 0.8/3 A18-49 (0.8/3 F18-49, 0.7/3 M18-49)
    – 0.4/2 A18-34 (0.4/2 F18-34, 0.3/2 M18-34)
    – 1.1/3 A25-54 (1.2/3 F25-54, 0.9/3 M25-54)

    Genius Junior (NBC, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 3.769 million viewers
    – 2.2/4 HH
    – 0.6/2 A18-49 (0.7/2 F18-49, 0.6/2 M18-49)
    – 0.4/2 A18-34 (0.4/2 F18-34, 0.4/2 M18-34)
    – 0.9/2 A25-54 (1.0/3 F25-54, 0.8/2 M25-54)

    Timeless (NBC, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 2.471 million viewers
    – 1.5/3 HH
    – 0.5/2 A18-49 (0.6/2 F18-49, 0.4/2 M18-49)
    – 0.4/2 A18-34 (0.4/2 F18-34, 0.3/2 M18-34)
    – 0.7/2 A25-54 (0.8/3 F25-54, 0.6/2 M25-54)

    Bob’s Burgers (R) (Fox, 7:00 PM, 30 min.)
    – 1.343 million viewers
    – 0.8/2 HH
    – 0.5/2 A18-49 (0.5/2 F18-49, 0.5/2 M18-49)
    – 0.3/2 A18-34 (0.3/2 F18-34, 0.3/2 M18-34)
    – 0.6/2 A25-54 (0.6/2 F25-54, 0.7/2 M25-54)

    Bob’s Burgers (Fox, 7:30 PM, 30 min.)
    – 1.830 million viewers
    – 1.0/2 HH
    – 0.9/3 A18-49 (0.8/3 F18-49, 0.9/4 M18-49)
    – 0.6/3 A18-34 (0.6/3 F18-34, 0.6/3 M18-34)
    – 1.0/3 A25-54 (0.9/3 F25-54, 1.0/3 M25-54)

    The Simpsons (Fox, 8:00 PM, 30 min.)
    – 2.262 million viewers
    – 1.3/2 HH
    – 1.0/4 A18-49 (0.9/3 F18-49, 1.2/5 M18-49)
    – 0.7/4 A18-34 (0.6/3 F18-34, 0.8/4 M18-34)
    – 1.1/3 A25-54 (1.0/3 F25-54, 1.3/4 M25-54)

    Brooklyn Nine-Nine (Fox, 8:30 PM, 30 min.)
    – 1.791 million viewers
    – 1.0/2 HH
    – 0.8/3 A18-49 (0.7/2 F18-49, 1.0/4 M18-49)
    – 0.7/3 A18-34 (0.5/2 F18-34, 0.8/4 M18-34)
    – 0.9/3 A25-54 (0.8/2 F25-54, 1.1/3 M25-54)

    Brooklyn Nine-Nine (S) (Fox, 9:00 PM, 30 min.)
    – 1.483 million viewers
    – 0.9/2 HH
    – 0.7/2 A18-49 (0.6/2 F18-49, 0.7/3 M18-49)
    – 0.5/2 A18-34 (0.4/2 F18-34, 0.6/3 M18-34)
    – 0.8/2 A25-54 (0.7/2 F25-54, 0.8/2 M25-54)

    The Last Man on Earth (Fox, 9:30 PM, 30 min.)
    – 1.356 million viewers
    – 0.8/1 HH
    – 0.6/2 A18-49 (0.5/2 F18-49, 0.6/2 M18-49)
    – 0.4/2 A18-34 (0.4/2 F18-34, 0.4/2 M18-34)
    – 0.6/2 A25-54 (0.6/2 F25-54, 0.7/2 M25-54)

    Aquí y Ahora (Univision, 7:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.250 million viewers
    – 0.7/1 HH
    – 0.3/1 A18-49

    Pequeños Gigantes (Univision, 8:00 PM, 120 min.)
    – 2.039 million viewers
    – 1.1/2 HH
    – 0.6/2 A18-49

    Crónicas (Univision, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.340 million viewers
    – 0.7/1 HH
    – 0.5/2 A18-49

    Cineplex Vice (R) (UniMás, 6:30 PM, 120 min.)
    – 0.487 million viewers
    – 0.2/0 HH
    – 0.2/1 A18-49

    Cine de Las Estrellas The Last Castle (UniMás, 8:30 PM, 150 min.)
    – 0.527 million viewers
    – 0.3/1 HH
    – 0.2/1 A18-49

    Cine Millonario Furious 7 (Telemundo, 7:00 PM, 180 min.)
    – 1.124 million viewers
    – 0.5/1 HH
    – 0.5/2 A18-49
    – 0.4/2 A18-34

    Don Francisco Te Invita (Telemundo, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 0.946 million viewers
    – 0.5/1 HH
    – 0.3/1 A18-49
    – 0.2/1 A18-34

    What follows are the Live + Same Day rating results for the night’s select cable telecasts on Sunday, April 15 (with the night’s cable ranks according to total viewers and adults 18-49 in parentheses):

    The Walking Dead (AMC, 9:00 PM, 70 min.)
    – 7.916 million viewers (#1)
    – 4.27 HH (#1)
    – 3.41 A18-49 (#1)
    – 2.25 A18-34 (#1)
    – 3.96 A25-54 (#1)

    Fear The Walking Dead (AMC, 10:10 PM, 67 min.)
    – 4.090 million viewers (#4)
    – 2.32 HH (#4)
    – 1.63 A18-49 (#4)
    – 0.97 A18-34 (#4)
    – 2.00 A25-54 (#2)

    Real Housewives of Atlanta (BRAVO, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 2.531 million viewers (#5)
    – 1.73 HH (#5)
    – 0.99 A18-49 (#5)
    – 0.69 A18-34 (#5)
    – 1.23 A25-54 (#5)

    Southern Charm New Orleans (BRAVO, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.092 million viewers (#36)
    – 0.77 HH (#32)
    – 0.36 A18-49 (#23)
    – 0.25 A18-34 (#32)
    – 0.46 A25-54 (#20)

    Real Housewives of Potomac (BRAVO, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.200 million viewers (#29)
    – 0.83 HH (#25)
    – 0.38 A18-49 (#22)
    – 0.22 A18-34 (#39)
    – 0.50 A25-54 (#17)

    American Dynasties: The Kennedys (CNN, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.234 million viewers (#27)
    – 0.85 HH (#23)
    – 0.18 A18-49 (#88)
    – 0.07 A18-34 (#99)
    – 0.24 A25-54 (#76)

    Naked and Afraid (DISC, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.382 million viewers (#18)
    – 0.87 HH (#18)
    – 0.45 A18-49 (#15)
    – 0.29 A18-34 (#25)
    – 0.58 A25-54 (#14)

    The Arrangement (E!, 9:00 PM, 61 min.)
    – 0.361 million viewers (#97)
    – 0.26 HH (#93)
    – 0.16 A18-49 (#98)
    – 0.13 A18-34 (#79)
    – 0.17 A25-54 (#89)

    MLB Sunday Night Texas Rangers at Houston Astros (ESPN, 8:00 PM, 196 min.)
    – 1.370 million viewers (#20)
    – 0.88 HH (#17)
    – 0.39 A18-49 (#20)
    – 0.35 A18-34 (#14)
    – 0.44 A25-54 (#22)

    Guy’s Grocery Games (FOOD, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.187 million viewers (#30)
    – 0.64 HH (#40)
    – 0.42 A18-49 (#16)
    – 0.33 A18-34 (#17)
    – 0.50 A25-54 (#17)

    Worst Cooks 13 (FOOD, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.294 million viewers (#23)
    – 0.78 HH (#31)
    – 0.41 A18-49 (#18)
    – 0.34 A18-34 (#16)
    – 0.54 A25-54 (#15)

    When Calls the Heart (HALL, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 2.039 million viewers (#6)
    – 1.39 HH (#6)
    – 0.21 A18-49 (#70)
    – 0.12 A18-34 (#83)
    – 0.31 A25-54 (#53)

    The Italian Job (HBO, 7:00 PM, 111 min.)
    – 0.662 million viewers (#73)
    – 0.40 HH (#74)
    – 0.24 A18-49 (#56)
    – 0.13 A18-34 (#79)
    – 0.29 A25-54 (#57)

    Silicon Valley (HBO, 10:02 PM, 28 min.)
    – 0.610 million viewers (#79)
    – 0.39 HH (#75)
    – 0.29 A18-49 (#37)
    – 0.16 A18-34 (#62)
    – 0.35 A25-54 (#39)

    Barry (HBO, 10:31 PM, 29 min.)
    – 0.511 million viewers (#90)
    – 0.33 HH (#83)
    – 0.19 A18-49 (#82)
    – 0.11 A18-34 (#89)
    – 0.25 A25-54 (#71)

    How Close Can I Beach (HGTV, 8:00 PM, 30 min.)
    – 1.431 million viewers (#16)
    – 0.87 HH (#18)
    – 0.33 A18-49 (#27)
    – 0.24 A18-34 (#35)
    – 0.43 A25-54 (#24)

    How Close Can I Beach (HGTV, 8:30 PM, 30 min.)
    – 1.377 million viewers (#19)
    – 0.86 HH (#21)
    – 0.32 A18-49 (#31)
    – 0.19 A18-34 (#49)
    – 0.42 A25-54 (#27)

    Caribbean Life (HGTV, 9:00 PM, 30 min.)
    – 1.389 million viewers (#17)
    – 0.90 HH (#15)
    – 0.32 A18-49 (#31)
    – 0.16 A18-34 (#62)
    – 0.44 A25-54 (#22)

    Caribbean Life (HGTV, 9:30 PM, 30 min.)
    – 1.354 million viewers (#21)
    – 0.86 HH (#21)
    – 0.31 A18-49 (#34)
    – 0.17 A18-34 (#57)
    – 0.43 A25-54 (#24)

    Island Life (HGTV, 10:00 PM, 30 min.)
    – 1.284 million viewers (#25)
    – 0.82 HH (#26)
    – 0.26 A18-49 (#47)
    – 0.13 A18-34 (#79)
    – 0.39 A25-54 (#33)

    Island Life (HGTV, 10:30 PM, 30 min.)
    – 1.171 million viewers (#31)
    – 0.76 HH (#33)
    – 0.22 A18-49 (#67)
    – 0.10 A18-34 (#93)
    – 0.33 A25-54 (#44)

    Time Machine (HIST, 8:00 PM, 120 min.)
    – 0.605 million viewers (#81)
    – 0.37 HH (#78)
    – 0.18 A18-49 (#88)
    – 0.09 A18-34 (#94)
    – 0.23 A25-54 (#79)

    Disappeared (ID, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 1.214 million viewers (#28)
    – 0.82 HH (#26)
    – 0.26 A18-49 (#47)
    – 0.14 A18-34 (#73)
    – 0.36 A25-54 (#38)

    Breaking Homicide (ID, 9:00 PM, 120 min.)
    – 1.288 million viewers (#24)
    – 0.87 HH (#18)
    – 0.27 A18-49 (#44)
    – 0.14 A18-34 (#73)
    – 0.40 A25-54 (#30)

    Movie-Acquired Premiere Lethal Admirer (LIF, 8:00 PM, 122 min.)
    – 0.832 million viewers (#53)
    – 0.55 HH (#47)
    – 0.22 A18-49 (#67)
    – 0.19 A18-34 (#49)
    – 0.29 A25-54 (#57)

    NHL Quarterfinals Eastern Conference Game 2: Columbus Blue Jackets at Washington Capitals (NBCSN, 7:30 PM, 222 min.)
    – 0.765 million viewers (#66)
    – 0.46 HH (#65)
    – 0.29 A18-49 (#37)
    – 0.28 A18-34 (#27)
    – 0.32 A25-54 (#49)

    Wicked Tuna (NGC, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
    – 0.972 million viewers (#42)
    – 0.57 HH (#44)
    – 0.23 A18-49 (#60)
    – 0.15 A18-34 (#71)
    – 0.32 A25-54 (#49)

    Bar Rescue (PAR, 10:00 PM, 61 min.)
    – 0.547 million viewers (#87)
    – 0.32 HH (#86)
    – 0.24 A18-49 (#56)
    – 0.18 A18-34 (#52)
    – 0.27 A25-54 (#66)

    Homeland S7 (SHO, 9:04 PM, 55 min.)
    – 1.283 million viewers (#26)
    – 0.81 HH (#28)
    – 0.29 A18-49 (#37)
    – 0.08 A18-34 (#97)
    – 0.38 A25-54 (#35)

    Billions S3 (SHO, 10:01 PM, 56 min.)
    – 0.722 million viewers (#69)
    – 0.49 HH (#55)
    – 0.19 A18-49 (#82)
    – 0.05 A18-34 (#100)
    – 0.25 A25-54 (#71)

    Snoop Dogg Jokers Wild (TBS, 10:00 PM, 28 min.)
    – 0.935 million viewers (#45)
    – 0.56 HH (#46)
    – 0.35 A18-49 (#24)
    – 0.21 A18-34 (#42)
    – 0.42 A25-54 (#27)

    Drop the Mic (TBS, 10:28 PM, 29 min.)
    – 0.779 million viewers (#64)
    – 0.47 HH (#60)
    – 0.33 A18-49 (#27)
    – 0.21 A18-34 (#42)
    – 0.41 A25-54 (#29)

    Long Island Medium: Beyond (TLC, 6:57 PM, 63 min.)
    – 0.948 million viewers (#43)
    – 0.67 HH (#38)
    – 0.20 A18-49 (#73)
    – 0.09 A18-34 (#94)
    – 0.27 A25-54 (#66)

    Long Island Medium (TLC, 8:00 PM, 123 min.)
    – 1.155 million viewers (#32)
    – 0.81 HH (#28)
    – 0.23 A18-49 (#60)
    – 0.09 A18-34 (#94)
    – 0.35 A25-54 (#39)

    Long Lost Family (TLC, 10:03 PM, 63 min.)
    – 1.132 million viewers (#33)
    – 0.81 HH (#28)
    – 0.20 A18-49 (#73)
    – 0.08 A18-34 (#97)
    – 0.29 A25-54 (#57)

    NBA Playoffs-Round 1 Western Conference Game 1: Utah Jazz at Oklahoma City Thunder (TNT, 6:30 PM, 150 min.)
    – 4.100 million viewers (#3)
    – 2.48 HH (#3)
    – 1.67 A18-49 (#3)
    – 1.59 A18-34 (#3)
    – 1.71 A25-54 (#4)

    NBA Playoffs-Round 1 Western Conference Game 1: Minnesota Timberwolves at Houston Rockets (TNT, 9:00 PM, 150 min.)
    – 4.413 million viewers (#2)
    – 2.66 HH (#2)
    – 1.93 A18-49 (#2)
    – 2.00 A18-34 (#2)
    – 1.89 A25-54 (#3)

    NHL Quarterfinals Eastern Conference Game 3: Winnipeg Jets at Minnesota Wild (USA, 7:00 PM, 170 min.)
    – 0.609 million viewers (#80)
    – 0.38 HH (#76)
    – 0.22 A18-49 (#67)
    – 0.18 A18-34 (#52)
    – 0.28 A25-54 (#64)

    Source: Live+Same Day data, Nielsen Media Research

    Written by Douglas Pucci

    Douglas Pucci (a.k.a. “Son of the Bronx”) has worked with Mr. Berman for more than a decade. A Bronx native, NYU graduate and once-intern for VH1's "Pop Up Video," Pucci went on to design, build and maintain websites for various non-profit organizations in his hometown of New York City. He also contributes to the sports website Awful Announcing.

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    1. I know this is a big request, but do you have the ratings for Icarly from 12PM- 6PM on Nickelodeon, or at least the first few showings? Thank you.

      • iCarly (Nickelodeon, 4/15/18) in total viewers (adults 18-49 rating)

        12:00 p.m. iParty with Victorious 854,000 (0.22)
        1:30 p.m. 767,000 (0.22)
        2:00 p.m. 703,000 (0.20)
        2:30 p.m. iGo to Japan 791,000 (0.19)
        4:00 p.m. 934,000 (0.24)
        4:30 p.m. 981,000 (0.25)
        5:00 p.m. iShock America 1,013,000 (0.27)

        • Henry Danger at 11:30 pm and The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water at 6:00 pm on Nickelodeon?

          • Henry Danger (Nickelodeon, 4/15/18 11:30 a.m.-noon)
            – 891,000 viewers
            – 0.19 adults 18-49 rating

            SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (Nickelodeon, 4/15/18 6:00-8:00 p.m.)
            – 881,000 viewers
            – 0.20 adults 18-49 rating