Primetime Ratings: ABC Wins Thanks to Game Shows
ABC scored highest in Sunday ratings, as its game shows led to a 0.8 in viewers 18-49, per the Nielsen overnights, and a 4 share. That beat the 0.7/4 that CBS posted.
ABC had repeats of America’s Funniest Home Videos and Celebrity Family Feud, then a new $100,000 Pyramid at 0.8 and To Tell the Truth at 0.7, both down a tenth of a point from last week.
CBS had a 60 Minutes repeat, then Big Brother at a flat 1.4 and reruns of NCIS: New Orleans and NCIS: Los Angeles.
NBC did a 0.5/4. Repeats of Little Big Shots and America’s Got Talent led into Shades of Blue at a level 0.5.
Fox scored a 0.4/2. One Strange Rock was a repeat, and comedy reruns followed.
Univision rated a 0.3/2 and Telemundo a 0.3/1.
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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.