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Sunday Overnights: U.S. Open Golf Championship Ignites Fox

CBS Launches the First 2 Episodes of the First Season of CBS All Access Drama 'The Good Fight'

Sunday, June 16, 2019

Household Ratings/Share
Fox: 5.9/12, CBS: 3.5/ 7, ABC: 2.5/ 5, NBC: 1.7/ 3, CW: 0.3/ 1

Percent Change from the Year-Ago Evening:
Fox: +392, CBS: + 9, ABC: -17, NBC: -35

Ratings Breakdown:
It was an easy Sunday overnight victory for Fox care of the 2019 U.S. Open Golf Championship, which averaged an estimated 5.9 rating/12 share in households from 7-10 p.m. ET. The peak half-hour was a 6.8/13 at 9 p.m.

In network premiere news, season one of CBS All Access drama “The Good Fight” debuted on its corporate cousin CBS with a distant second-place 2.9/ 5 in households at 9 p.m. A second telecast scored a dominant 2.8/ 5 at 10 p.m., which bested competing “To Tell the Truth” on ABC (#2: 2.5/ 5) and an encore telecast of medical drama “New Amsterdam” on NBC (#3: 1.5/ 3) by 12 percent and 87 percent, respectively.

On ABC, a special edition of “20/20” (President Trump: 30 Hours) scored a 2.9/ 4 in the 8 p.m. hour into a diluted 2.4/ 4 (#3t) for game show “The $100,000 Pyramid” at 9 p.m.

Other than two episodes of “60 Minutes” on CBS and CW drama “Burden of Truth” (#5: 0.4/ 1 at 8 p.m.), the remainder of the evening were repeats as follows:

7:00 p.m.
ABC – “America’s Funniest Home Videos” (R): 2.2/ 5 (#3)
CBS – “60 Minutes”: 4.7/10 (#2)
NBC – “Hollywood Game Night” (R): 1.1/ 2 (#4)
Fox – 2019 U.S. Open Golf Championship: 5.5/12 (#1)

7:30 p.m.
ABC – “America’s Funniest Home Videos” (R): 2.3/ 5 (#3)
CBS – “60 Minutes”: 5.0/10 (#2)
NBC – “Hollywood Game Night” (R): 1.0/ 2 (#4)
Fox – 2019 U.S. Open Golf Championship: 5.9/12 (#1)

8:00 p.m.
ABC – “20/20”: President Trump: 2.8/ 5 (#3)
CBS – “60 Minutes”: 3.6/ 7 (#2)
NBC – “America’s Got Talent” (R):1.7/ 3 (#4)
Fox – 2019 U.S. Open Golf Championship: 6.2/12 (#1)
CW – “Burden of Truth”: 0.4/ 1(#5)

8:30 p.m.
ABC – “20/20”: President Trump: 2.9/ 5 (#3)
CBS – “60 Minutes”: 3.5/ 6 (#2)
NBC – “America’s Got Talent” (R): 2.0 (#4)
Fox – 2019 U.S. Open Golf Championship: 6.3/12 (#1)
CW – “Burden of Truth”: 0.3/ 1(#5)

9:00 p.m.
ABC – “The $100,000 Pyramid”: 2.3/ 4 (#4)
CBS – “The Good Fight” – season one (CBS debut): 2.9/ 5 (#2)
NBC – “America’s Got Talent” (R): 2.4/ 4 (#3)
Fox – 2019 U.S. Open Golf Championship: 6.8/13 (#1)
CW – “Whose Line is it Anyway?” (R): 0.3/ 1 (#5)

9:30 p.m.
ABC – “The $100,000 Pyramid”: 2.5/ 4 (#3t)
CBS – “The Good Fight” – season one (CBS debut): 2.8/ 5 (#2)
NBC – “America’s Got Talent” (R): 2.5/ 5 (#2t)
Fox – 2019 U.S. Open Golf Championship: 4.5/ 8 (#1)
CW – “Whose Line is it Anyway?” (R): 0.4/ 1 (#5)

10:00 p.m.
ABC – “To Tell the Truth”: 2.5/ 5 (#2)
CBS – “The Good Fight”: 2.8/ 5 (#1)
NBC – “New Amsterdam” (R): 1.5/ 3 (#3)

10:30 p.m.
ABC – “To Tell the Truth”: 2.4/ 5 (#2)
CBS – “The Good Fight”: 2.8/ 6 (#1)
NBC – “New Amsterdam” (R): 1.4/ 3 (#3)

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