Updated Sunday Ratings: East Victory for ‘Billboard Awards’ on ABC

SUNDAY FAST AFFILIATE RESULTS

What follows are the fast affiliate results for Sunday, May 21, 2017 broken out by network and by each half-hour.

-Total Viewers:
ABC: 7.16 million, CBS: 6.75, NBC: 4.39, Fox: 2.11

-Adults 18-49:
ABC: 2.0 rating/ share, NBC: 0.8/ 3, CBS and Fox: 0.7/ 3 each

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7:00 p.m.

ABC – America’s Funniest Home Videos (season premiere)
Viewers: 5.06 million (#2), A18-49: 1.0/ 5 (#1)

CBS – 60 Minutes
Viewers: 7.56 million (#1), A18-49: 0.8/ 4 (#2t)

NBC – Dateline
Viewers: 4.51 million (#3), A18-49: 0.8/ 4 (#2t)

Fox – Bob’s Burgers (R)
Viewers: 1.22 million (#4), A18-49: 0.5/ 2 (#4)

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7:30 p.m.

ABC – America’s Funniest Home Videos (season premiere)
Viewers: 5.77 million (#2), A18-49: 1.2/ 5 (#1)

CBS – 60 Minutes
Viewers: 8.30 million (#1), A18-49: 0.8/ 3/ (#2t)

NBC – Dateline
Viewers: 4.36 million (#3), A18-49: 0.8/ 3 (#2t)

Fox – Bob’s Burgers (season finale)
Viewers: 1.62 million (#4), A18-49: 0.7/ 3 (#4)

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8:00 p.m.

ABC – The American Billboard Awards
Viewers: 7.06 million (#2), A18-49: 2.0/ 8 (#1)

CBS – 60 Minutes
Viewers: 7.57 million (#1), A18-49: 0.8/ 3 (#4)

NBC – Dateline
Viewers: 5.05 million (#3), A18-49: 0.9/ 4 (#2t)

Fox – The Simpsons (season finale)
Viewers: 2.14 million (#2), A18-49: 0.9/ 4 (#2t)

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8:30 p.m.

ABC – The American Billboard Awards
Viewers: 7.21 million (#2), A18-49: 2.2/ 8 (#1)

CBS – 60 Minutes
Viewers: 7.42 million (#1), A18-49: 0.8/ 3 (#3)

NBC – Dateline
Viewers: 5.44 million (#3), A18-49: 1.0/ 4 (#2)

Fox – Making History (series finale)
Viewers: 1.28 million (#2), A18-49: 0.6/ 2 (#4)

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9:00 p.m.

ABC – The American Billboard Awards
Viewers: 8.11 million (#1), A18-49: 2.4/ 9 (#1)

CBS – Madam Secretary (season finale)
Viewers: 7.82 million (#2), A18-49: 0.7/ 3 (#3t)

NBC – Shades of Blue
Viewers: 3.92 million (#3), A18-49: 0.7/ 3 (#3t)

Fox – Family Guy
Viewers: 2.06 million (#4), A18-49: 1.0/ 4 (#2)

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9:30 p.m.

ABC – The American Billboard Awards
Viewers: 8.21 million (#1), A18-49: 2.5/ 9 (#1)

CBS – Madam Secretary (season finale)
Viewers: 7.10 million (#2), A18-49: 0.6/ 2 (#4)

NBC – Shades of Blue
Viewers: 3.74 million (#3), A18-49: 0.7/ 2 (#3)

Fox – Family Guy (season finale)
Viewers: 2.23 million (#4), A18-49: 1.0/ 4 (#2)

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10:00 p.m.

ABC – The American Billboard Awards
Viewers: 7.87 million (#1), A18-49: 2.4/ 9 (#1)

CBS – Elementary (season finale)
Viewers: 4.33 million (#2), A18-49: 0.6/ 2 (#3)

NBC – Shades of Blue (season finale)
Viewers: 4.06 million (#3), A18-49: 0.7/ 2 (#2)

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10:30 p.m.

ABC – The American Billboard Awards
Viewers: 7.96 million (#1), A18-49: 2.3/ 9 (#1)

CBS – Elementary (season finale)
Viewers: 3.86 million (#3), A18-49: 0.5/ 2 (#3)

NBC – Shades of Blue (season finale)
Viewers: 4.03 million (#2), A18-49: 0.7/ 2 (#2)

Source: Nielsen Media Research

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  1. FROM NBC

    Sunday Primetime Results:

    “Dateline NBC” (0.9/4 in 18-49, 1.2 in 25-54, 4.8 million viewers overall from 7-9 p.m. ET):
    · Reports the highest Sunday “Dateline” 18-49 rating since May 15, 2016 (0.9).
    · Ranks #2 in the two-hour time period among ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox in adults 18-49.
    · Grows +13% versus the show’s most recent Sunday original in adults 18-49 (0.9 vs. 0.8 from 9-11 p.m. on Jan. 29), +9% in adults 25-54 (1.2 vs. 1.1) and +26% in total viewers (4.842 million vs. 3.855 million).
    · For its first hour from 7-8 p.m., ties “60 Minutes” in adult 18-49 rating (0.8 vs. 0.8) and outrates “60 Minutes” in women 18-34, women 18-49 and women 25-54.
    · From its first half-hour to its fourth, increases by +25% in adults 18-49 (0.8 to 1.0), +36% in adults 25-54 (1.1 to 1.5) and +20% in total viewers (4.5 million to 5.4 million).

    The regular-slot season finale of “Shades of Blue” (0.7/2 in 18-49, 4.0 million viewers overall from 10-11 p.m. ET):
    · Retains 100% of its lead-in from a 9 p.m. “Shades” in adults 18-49 as well as adults, men and women 25-54 on a night of high-rated competition from TNT’s NBA Playoffs and ABC’s “Billboard Music Awards.”
    · Ranks #2 in the slot among ABC, CBS and NBC in adults 18-49 as well as adults, men and women 25-54.
    · Despite the 10 p.m. hour, maintains 100% half-hour to half-hour in adults 18-49 and adults 25-54 and grows in men 18-34 and men 18-49.
    · Will grow dramatically via time-shifting and VOD – the prior Sunday’s “Shades of Blue” grew +57% in 18-49 (0.86 to 1.35) and +2.1 million viewers overall (4.6 million to 6.7 million) going from L+SD to L+3 Nielsens. The gain of +0.49 of a rating point in 18-49 was the biggest L+3 lift of the night on the broadcast networks.

    A special 9 p.m. telecast of “Shades of Blue” averaged a 0.7/2 in 18-49 and 3.8 million viewers overall from 9-10 p.m. ET.

    NOTE: Primetime results are based on “live plus same day” data from Nielsen Media Research unless otherwise indicated.

  2. FROM CBS

    CBS Sunday Live + Same Day Highlights

    SEASON FINALES OF “MADAM SECRETARY” AND
    “ELEMENTARY” ARE SUNDAY’S TOP SCRIPTED BROADCASTS

    “60 Minutes” Tops the Night in Viewers

    · At 7:00 PM, 60 MINUTES was first in viewers (7.93m) and averaged 0.8 in A18-49 and 1.3 in A25-54. 60 MINUTES was Sunday’s top broadcast in viewers.

    · At 8:00 PM, 60 MINUTES (S) was first in viewers (7.50m) and averaged 0.8 in A18-49 and 1.2 in A25-54.

    · At 9:00 PM, the season finale of MADAM SECRETARY averaged 7.46m, 0.7 in A18-49 (nc) and 1.1 in A25-54. MADAM SECRETARY was the night’s #1 scripted broadcast in viewers.

    · At 10:00 PM, the season finale of ELEMENTARY averaged 4.10m, 0.5 in A18-49 and 0.8 in A25-54.

  3. Looking at the schedules,, I have to say FOX will be by FAR the weakest of the big 4 going in to the Fall season. Floored at how they aren’t aggressive at all.