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Sunday Overnights: CBS Tops Modest Evening

Results for NBC Will Be Adjusted and Reissued

SUNDAY, JULY 23, 2017

What follows are the metered market household results by half-hour for Sunday, July23, 2017:

Household Rating/Share
CBS: 3.3/ 6, ABC: 3.1/ 6, NBC: 2.4/ 4, Fox: 0.8/ 1

Percent Change from the Year-Ago Evening:

NBC: +33, Fox: no change, CBS: – 3, ABC: -24

Ratings Breakdown:
Note: Due to NASCAR bleeding into primetime (until 9:02 ET), metered market (overnight) rating results for NBC will be adjusted and reissued.

CBS topped this fourth Sunday in July thanks to a repeat of “60 Minutes” and lead-out “Big Brother.” But a 4.0 rating/7 share in the household overnights for “Big Brother” at 8 p.m. (tied with “Celebrity Family Feud” on ABC) was wasted on episode three of lead-out game show “Candy Crush,” which slipped to a series-low 1.4/ 2 in the 9 p.m. hour.

ABC got some mileage out of game shows “Steve Harvey’s Funderdome” (#1: 2.7/ 5) and “The $100,000 Pyramid” (#1: 2.8/ 5) from 9-11 p.m. But NBC newsmagazine “Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly” continues to disappoint, as does competition “American Grit” on Fox (#4: 0.8/ 1 at 9 p.m.), which is not worthy of a third season.
What follows are the household overnight results for Sunday, July 23:

7:00 p.m.
ABC – “America’s Funniest Home Videos” (R): 2.7/ 5 (#3)
CBS – “60 Minutes” (R): 5.1/10 (#1)
NBC – NASCAR: 3.4/ 7 (#2)
Fox – “Bob’s Burgers” (R): 0.6/ 1 (#4)

7:30 p.m.
ABC – “America’s Funniest Home Videos” (R): 2.6/ 5 (#3)
CBS – “60 Minutes” (R): 5.7/11 (#1)
NBC – NASCAR: 3.3/ 6 (#2)
Fox – “Bob’s Burgers” (R): 0.6/ 1 (#4)

8:00 p.m.
ABC – “Celebrity Family Feud”: 4.0/ 7 (#2)
CBS – “Big Brother”: 4.2/ 8 (#1)
NBC – NASCAR: 3.4/ 6 (#3)
Fox – “The Simpsons” (R): 0.8/ 1 (#4)

8:30 p.m.
ABC – “Celebrity Family Feud”: 4.1/ 7 (#1)
CBS – “Big Brother”: 3.8/ 7 (#2)
NBC – NASCAR: 3.4/ 6 (#3)
Fox – “Family Guy” (R): 0.9/ 2 (#4)

9:00 p.m.`
ABC – “Steve Harvey’s Funderdome”: 2.8/ 5 (#1)
CBS – “Candy Crush”: 1.5/ 3 (#3)
NBC – “Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly”: 1.9/ 3 (#3)
Fox – “American Grit”: 0.8/ 1 (#4)

9:30 p.m.
ABC – “Steve Harvey’s Funderdome”: 2.6/ 4 (#1)
CBS – “Candy Crush”: 1.4/ 2 (#3)
NBC – “Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly”: 1.6/ 3 (#2)
Fox – “American Grit”: 0.8/ 1 (#4)

10:00 p.m.
ABC – “The $100,000 Pyramid”: 2.9/ 5 (#1)
CBS – “NCIS: Los Angeles” (R): 2.0/ 4 (#2)
NBC – “Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge” (season finale): 1.3/ 2 (#3)

10:30 p.m.
ABC – “The $100,000 Pyramid”: 2.8/ 5 (#1)
CBS – “NCIS: Los Angeles” (R): 2.2/ 4 (#2)
NBC – “Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge” (season finale): 1.3/ 3 (#3)

Source: Nielsen Media Research

Written by Marc Berman

Marc Berman

Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of the “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. 6 hours for a NSCAR race is too long reason I don’t watch much NASCAR boring. Thought the final laps would go fast but they didn’t because of too many car crashes.

    • There’s a difference between the way FOX covers a NASCAR race and the way NBC covers a NASCAR race when the race is on a Red Flag weather delay. FOX shows coverage or highlights from a previous year’s race at the some track, while all NBC does is talk, talk, and talk. I switched channels at 7 PM so I could watch 60 Minutes and Big Brother before the 2nd Semifinal (Mexico vs Jamaica) started at 9 PM on Univision.