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Sunday Overnights: Live Nik Wallenda Special Gets Respectable Sampling on ABC

Sunday 6/23/19

Household Ratings/Share
CBS: 4.0/ 8, ABC: 2.9/ 6, NBC: 1.8/ 3, Fox: 0.9/ 2, CW: 0.4/ 1

Percent Change from the Year-Ago Evening:
Fox: +12, CBS: +11, ABC: -12, NBC: -28

Ratings Breakdown:
CBS won the evening in the household overnights care of two encore telecasts of granddaddy “60 Minutes” in the 7-9 p.m. ET block. But two-hour ABC special, “,” got some early summer traction with a 3.4/ 6 from 8-10 p.m. The peak half-hour, not surprisingly, was 9:30 p.m. (#1: 4.6/ 8), which was 64 percent above the 8 p.m. hour and 28 percent above the 9 p.m. half-hour.

Elsewhere, the CBS telecast of CBS All Access drama “The Good Fight” led the 10 p.m. hour with a 2.8/ 5 in households. Legal drama “Burden of Truth” was unnoticed on The CW with a 0.4/ 1 in the 8 p.m. hour. And Fox populated the evening with Jermell Charlo versus Jorge Cota in a live boxing evening at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas.

The remainder of the evening were all repeats as follows:

7:00 p.m.
ABC – “America’s Funniest Home Videos” (R): 2.5/ 5 (#2)
CBS – “60 Minutes” (R): 5.2/11 (#1)
NBC – “Hollywood Game Night” (R): 1.2/ 3 (#3)
Fox – Boxing (Jermell Charlo vs. Jorge Cota): 0.7/ 2 (#4)

7:30 p.m.
ABC – “America’s Funniest Home Videos” (R): 2.7/ 5 (#2)
CBS – “60 Minutes” (R): 5.5/11 (#1)
NBC – “Hollywood Game Night” (R): 1.1/ 2 (#3)
Fox – Boxing (Jermell Charlo vs. Jorge Cota): 0.7/ 1 (#4)

8:00 p.m.
ABC – “Highwire Live in Times Square with Nik Wallenda”: 2.8/ 5 (#2)
CBS – “60 Minutes” (R): 4.9/ 9 (#1)
NBC – “America’s Got Talent” (R): 1.9/ 4 (#3)
Fox – Boxing (Jermell Charlo vs. Jorge Cota): 0.9/ 2 (#4)
CW – “Burden of Truth”: 0.4/ 1 (#5)

8:30 p.m.
ABC – “Highwire Live in Times Square with Nik Wallenda”: 2.8/ 5 (#2)
CBS – “60 Minutes” (R): 4.7/ 9 (#1)
NBC – “America’s Got Talent” (R): 2.2/ 4 (#3)
Fox – Boxing (Jermell Charlo vs. Jorge Cota): 0.9/ 2 (#4)
CW – “Burden of Truth”: 0.3/ 1 (#5)

9:00 p.m.
ABC – “Highwire Live in Times Square with Nik Wallenda”: 3.6/ 6 (#1)
CBS – “God Friended Me” (R): 3.1/ 6 (#2)
NBC – “America’s Got Talent” (R): 2.6/ 5 (#3)
Fox – Boxing (Jermell Charlo vs. Jorge Cota): 0.9/ 2 (#4)
CW – “Whose Line is it Anyway?” (R): 0.4/ 1 (#5)

9:30 p.m.
ABC – “Highwire Live in Times Square with Nik Wallenda”: 4.6/ 8 (#1)
CBS – “God Friended Me” (R): 2.8/ 5 (#2)
NBC – “America’s Got Talent” (R): 2.7/ 5 (#3)
Fox – Boxing (Jermell Charlo vs. Jorge Cota): 1.0/ 2 (#4)
CW – “Whose Line is it Anyway?” (R): 0.4/ 1 (#5)

10:00 p.m.
ABC – “Holey Moley” (R): 2.9/ 5 (#1)
CBS – “The Good Fight”: 2.8/ 5 (#2)
NBC – “New Amsterdam” (R): 1.5/ 3 (#3)

10:30 p.m.
ABC – “Holey Moley” (R): 1.7/ 3 (#2)
CBS – “The Good Fight”: 2.8/ 6 (#1)
NBC – “New Amsterdam” (R): 1.4/ 3 (#3)

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