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2016 Rio Olympics Closing Ceremony Leads NBC to an Easy Sunday Overnight Victory

'Big Brother' on CBS and 'The $100,000 Pyramid' and 'The Match Game' on ABC Remain Solid Options

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SUNDAY, AUGUST 21, 2016

Household Rating/Share
NBC: 10.2 rating/18 share, ABC: 3.1/ 5, CBS: 3.0/ 5, Fox: 0.8/ 1

Note: Percent change from the year-ago evening is excluded due to the Rio 2016 Closing Ceremony airing on NBC.

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7:00 p.m.
ABC – America’s Funniest Home Videos: 2.3/ 4 (#3)
CBS – 60 Minutes: 5.0/10 (#2)
NBC – Rio Gold: 7.3/14 (#1)
Fox – The Simpsons (R): 0.8/ 1 (#4)

7:30 p.m.
ABC – America’s Funniest Home Videos: 2.3/ 4 (#3)
CBS – 60 Minutes: 5.3/10 (#2)
NBC – Rio Gold: 8.6/15 (#1)
Fox – Bob’s Burgers (R): 0.7/ 1 (#4)

8:00 p.m.
ABC – Celebrity Family Feud: 3.7/ 6 (#3)
CBS – Big Brother: 4.0/ 7 (#2)
NBC – Rio Olympics Closing Ceremony: 12.5/21 (#1)
Fox – The Simpsons (R): 0.9/ 2 (#4)

8:30 p.m.
ABC – Celebrity Family Feud: 4.0/ 6 (#2)
CBS – Big Brother: 3.6/ 6 (#3)
NBC – Rio Olympics Closing Ceremony: 12.2/20 (#1)
Fox – Brooklyn Nine-Nine (R): 0.7/ 1 (#4)

9:00 p.m.
ABC – The $100,000 Pyramid: 3.4/ 6 (#2)
CBS – Madam Secretary (R): 1.7/ 3 (#3)
NBC – Rio Olympics Closing Ceremony: 12.1/19 (#1)
Fox – Family Guy (R): 0.8/ 1 (#4)

9:30 p.m.
ABC – The $100,000 Pyramid: 3.3/ 5 (#2)
CBS – Madam Secretary (R): 1.6/ 3 (#3)
NBC – Rio Olympics Closing Ceremony: 11.7/19 (#1)
Fox – The Last Man on Earth (R): 0.6/ 1 (#4)

10:00 p.m.
ABC – The Match Game: 2.9/ 5 (#2)
CBS – BrainDead: 1.5/ 3 (#3)
NBC – Rio Olympics Closing Ceremony: 9.9/17 (#1)

10:30 p.m.
ABC – The Match Game: 2.9/ 5 (#2)
CBS – BrainDead: 1.5/ 3 (#3)
NBC – The Voice: 7.2/14 (#1)

Source: Nielsen Media Research

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  1. I have to give it an A+. They had coverage all day and I was watching it all the time. Just wish the news and internet wouldn’t give the winners for the night games.