Primetime Ratings: ABC Wins on Game Shows

ABC won the Sunday ratings race, as its game shows led to a 0.8, per the Nielsen overnights, and a 4 share. That beat the 0.7/3 that CBS rated.

On ABC, America’s Funniest Home Videos was a rerun. Celebrity Family Feud slipped 9% to 1.0, $100,000 Pyramid was a flat 0.9 and To Tell the Truth a level 0.8/4.

On CBS, a 60 Minutes repeat led into Big Brother, which grew 8% for a 1.4. A pair of NCIS: Los Angeles repeats followed.

NBC did a 0.5/3. Running Wild With Bear Grylls did a flat 0.3 and was followed by an America’s Got Talent repeat. Shades of Blue wrapped up prime by going up 25% to 0.5.

Fox scored a 0.5/2. A One Strange Rock repeat led off prime, before repeated comedies led into a new Ghosted up 25% at 0.5.

Telemundo did a 0.3/1 and Univision a 0.2/1.

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.