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Sunday Ratings: ‘American Idol’ Season-Ender Leads ABC to Victory

Sunday, May 17, 2020

What follows are the fast affiliate ratings from Nielsen for Sunday, May 17. Note: These ratings are time period based (and are, therefore, only approximate).

-Total Viewers:
ABC: 5.69 million, CBS: 5.10, Fox: 2.34, NBC: 2.03, CW: 680,000

-Adults 18-49:
ABC: 0.8 rating/4 share, Fox: 0.6/ 3, CBS: 0.5/ 3, NBC: 0.3/ 2, CW: 0.2/ 1


7:00 p.m.

ABC – America’s Funniest Home Videos
Viewers: 4.45 million (#3), A18-49: 0.6/ 4 (#3)

CBS – 60 Minutes
Viewers: 9.34 million (#1), A18-49: 0.7/ 4 (#2)

NBC – Little Big Shots
Viewers: 2.19 million (#3), A18-49: 0.3/ 2 (#4)

Fox – NASCAR
Viewers: 5.84 million (#2), A18-49: 1.1/ 7 (#1)


7:30 p.m.

ABC – America’s Funniest Home Videos
Viewers: 4.79 million (#3), A18-49: 0.8/ 5 (#1)

CBS – 60 Minutes
Viewers: 10.03 million (#1), A18-49: 0.7/ 4 (#2)

NBC – Little Big Shots
Viewers: 2.10 million (#3), A18-49: 0.3/ 2 (#4)

Fox – NASCAR
Viewers: 2.28 million (#3), A18-49: 0.6/ 3 (#3)


8:00 p.m.

ABC – American Idol (season finale)
Viewers: 7.22 million (#1), A18-49: 1.0/ 6 (#1)

CBS – Movie: Mission: Impossible
Viewers: 4.79 million (#2), A18-49: 0.5/ 3 (#3)

NBC – Beverly Hills Dog Show
Viewers: 1.87 million (#4), A18-49: 0.3/ 4 (#4)

Fox – The Simpsons (season finale)
Viewers: 1.89 million (#3), A18-49: 0.6/ 4 (#2)

CW – Batwoman (season finale)
Viewers: 810,000 (#5), A18-49: 0.2/ 1 (#5)


8:30 p.m.

ABC – American Idol (season finale)
Viewers: 7.35 million (#1), A18-49: 1.0/ 5 (#1)

CBS – Movie: Mission: Impossible
Viewers: 3.94 million (#2), A18-49: 0.4/ 2 (#2t)

NBC – Beverly Hills Dog Show
Viewers: 1.97 million (#3), A18-49: 0.3/ 2 (#4)

Fox – Duncanville (season finale)
Viewers: 1.21 million (#3), A18-49: 0.4/ 2 (#2t)

CW – Batwoman (season finale)
Viewers: 693,000 (#5), A18-49: 0.2/ 1 (#5)


9:00 p.m.

ABC – American Idol (season finale)
Viewers: 7.03 million (#1), A18-49: 1.0/ 5 (#1)

CBS – Movie: Mission: Impossible
Viewers: 3.70 million (#2), A18-49: 0.4/ 2 (#3)

NBC – Beverly Hills Dog Show
Viewers: 2.01 million (#3), A18-49: 0.3/ 2 (#4)

Fox – Bob’s Burgers (season finale)
Viewers: 1.33 million (#4), A18-49: 0.5/ 3 (#3)

CW – Supergirl (season finale)

Viewers: 647,000 (#4), A18-49: 0.2/ 1 (#5)

9:30 p.m.

ABC – American Idol (season finale)
Viewers: 7.46 million (#1), A18-49: 1.0/ 5 (#1)

CBS – Movie: Mission: Impossible
Viewers: 3.51 million (#2), A18-49: 0.4/ 2 (#3)

NBC – Beverly Hills Dog Show
Viewers: 1.94 million (#3), A18-49: 0.3/ 2 (#4)

Fox – Family Guy (season finale)
Viewers: 1.49 million (#4), A18-49: 0.5/ 3 (#3)

CW – Supergirl (season finale)
Viewers: 606,000 (#5), A18-49: 0.2/ 1 (#5)


10:00 p.m.

ABC: – Taylor Swift City of Hope Concert
Viewers: 4.07 million (#1), A18-49: 0.6/ 3 (#1)

CBS – Movie: Mission: Impossible
Viewers: 3.57 million (#2), A18-49: 0.4/ 2 (#2)

NBC – The Wall
Viewers: 1.91 million (#3), A18-49: 0.3/ 2 (#3)


10:30 p.m.

ABC: – Taylor Swift City of Hope Concert
Viewers: 3.20 million (#1), A18-49: 0.5/ 3 (#1)

CBS – Man With a Plan (R)
Viewers: 1.93 million (#3), A18-49: 0.3/ 1 (#3)

NBC – The Wall
Viewers: 2.23 million (#2), A18-49: 0.4/ 2 (#2)

Source: Nielsen Media Research

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