Primetime Ratings: ABC, NBC Win on Soft Sunday

ABC and NBC tied for the broadcast win Sunday night, both with a 0.9 rating in viewers 18-49, according to Nielsen’s overnights, and a 3 share. ABC had America’s Funniest Home Videos falling 9% to 1.0, then Once Upon a Time slipped 11% to 0.8, before two hours of The Last 100 Days of Diana scored a 0.9. 

On NBC, a Little Big Shots repeat led into a new one, which was down 20% at 1.2. Chicago Justice was a flat 1.0 and Shades of Blue was off 13% at 0.7. 

CBS had a 0.8/3. 60 Minutes grew 13% to 0.9, then NCIS: Los Angeles rated a flat 1.0. Madam Secretary did a flat 0.7 and Elementary climbed 20% to 0.6. 

Fox rated a 0.7/3. Bob’s Burgers was a 0.9, up 29%, then The Simpsons did a flat 1.0. Making History rated a 0.6, same as last week, and a double run of Last Man on Earth a 0.7. Last week’s Last Man did a 0.8. 

Among Spanish-language networks, Univision had a 0.5/2 and Telemundo a 0.3/1. 

Michael Malone

Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Playboy and New York magazine.