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Sunday Overnights: Season 2 of Fox Drama ‘9-1-1’ is Off and Successfully Running

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2018

Household Rating/Share
NBC: 10.5/18, Fox: 6.7/11, CBS: 3.9/ 7, ABC: 2.7/ 5, CW: 0.5/ 1

-Percent Change vs. the Year-Ago Week:

Fox: +235, NBC: +17, ABC: no change, CW: -53

Ratings Breakdown:
NBC scored another Sunday overnight victory, and will all fourth quarter, care of football. The New England Patriots at Detroit Lions match-up averaged an approximate 12.8 rating/22 share, peaking in the 9 p.m. ET half-hour at a 14.4/24. All results for any live event, of course, are approximate.

In season-premiere news, Fox drama “9-1-1” was back and successfully running at a 6.2/10 in the household overnights in the 8 p.m. hour. Comparably, this was a hefty 210 percent above the 2.0/ 3 for documentary “Who Shot Biggie & Tupac” on the year-ago evening (2.0/ 3 on 9/24/17). “9-1-1” airs in its new regularly scheduled Monday 9 p.m. hour tonight out of the season premiere of “The Resident.”

Elsewhere, CBS offered a clips edition of summer staple “Big Brother” (#3: 4.0/ 7 from 8-9 p.m.), which concludes the season with a 90-minute edition this Wednesday (out of the 90-minute season premiere of “Survivor”). ABC featured the season finales of game shows “Celebrity Family Feud” (#3: 3.0/ 5 at 8 p.m.) and “The $100,000 Pyramid” (#3: 2.3/ 4 at 10 p.m.). And The CW is now officially programming Sunday nights, with encore telecasts of “Masters of Illusion” (#5: 0.4/ 1) and “Penn & Teller: Fool Us” (#5: 0.5/ 1) airing in the 8-10 p.m. ET block.

What follows are the household overnight ratings for Sunday, September 23, 2018 broken out by half-hour:

7:00 p.m.
ABC – “America’s Funniest Home Videos”: 2.5/ 4 (#3)
CBS – “60 Minutes”: 6.3/11 (#2)
NBC – “Football Night in America,” part one: 2.0/ 4 (#4)
Fox – Football: 13.8/25 (#1)

7:30 p.m.
ABC – “America’s Funniest Home Videos”: 2.8/ 5 (#4)
CBS – “60 Minutes”: 7.1/11 (#2)
NBC – “Football Night in America,” part two: 4.3/ 8 (#3)
Fox – “The OT”: 8.6/16 (#1)

8:00 p.m.
ABC – “Celebrity Family Feud” (season finale): 3.1/ 5 (#4)
CBS – “Big Brother”: 4.4/ 7 (#2)
NBC – “Football Night in America,” part three: 7.5/13 (#1) (#1)
Fox – “9-1-1” (season premiere): 6.6/11 (#2)
CW: “Masters of Illusion” (R): 0.4/ 1 (#5)

8:30 p.m.
ABC – “Celebrity Family Feud” (season finale): 2.9/ 5 (#4)
CBS – “Big Brother”: 3.5/ 6 (#2)
NBC – “Sunday Night Football” (New England Patriots at Detroit Lions): 12.8/21 (#1)
Fox – “9-1-1” (season premiere): 5.8/ 9 (#2)
CW: “Masters of Illusion” (R): 0.4/ 1 (#5)

9:00 p.m.
ABC – “The $100,000 Pyramid”: 2.9/ 5 (#2)
CBS – “NCIS: Los Angeles” (R): 2.7/ 4 (#3)
NBC – “Sunday Night Football” (New England Patriots at Detroit Lions): 14.4/24 (#1)
Fox – “Family Guy” (R): 2.0/ 3 (#4)
CW: “Penn & Teller: Fool Us” (R): 0.6/ 1 (#5)

9:30 p.m.
ABC – “The $100,000 Pyramid”: 2.9/ 5 (#2)
CBS – “NCIS: Los Angeles” (R): 2.6/ 4 (#3)
NBC – “Sunday Night Football” (New England Patriots at Detroit Lions): 13.9/23 (#1)
Fox – “Rel” (R): 1.4/ 2 (#4)
CW: “Penn & Teller: Fool Us” (R): 0.4/ 1 (#5)

10:00 p.m.
ABC – “The $100,000 Pyramid” (season finale): 2.4/ 4 (#2t)
CBS – “Madam Secretary” (R): 2.4/ 4 (#2t)
NBC – Sunday Night Football: New York Giants vs. Dallas Cowboys: 13.8/24 (#1)

10:30 p.m.
ABC – “The $100,000 Pyramid” (season finale): 2.3/ 4 (#2)
CBS – “Madam Secretary” (R): 2.2/ 4 (#3)
NBC – Sunday Night Football: New York Giants vs. Dallas Cowboys: 13.6/25 (#1)

Source: Nielsen Media Research

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