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Primetime Ratings: ABC Wins With Fun and Game Shows

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ABC had the top score in Sunday prime, the premieres of summer game shows sparking the network. ABC got a 1.0 in viewers 18-49, per the Nielsen overnights, and a 6 share. In second was CBS at 0.7/4. 

America’s Funniest Home Videos got a 0.9 on ABC. The premiere of Celebrity Family Feud did a 1.0, level with last spring’s premiere. The season starter for Press Your Luck was up 25% over last year’s premiere to 1.0. The Match Game premiere was up 13% to 0.9.

CBS had 60 Minutes at a level 0.7 and its Sunday movie series, with Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade scoring a 0.7. 

NBC got a 0.6/3. It had reruns of The Titan Games and America’s Got Talent

Fox got a 0.4/2. It had comedy reruns across prime. 

Telemundo and Univision both did a 0.3/2. Telemundo had movies Red 2 and The Expendables 2

Univision had Aqui y Ahora at a flat 0.3, movie The Last Witch Hunter at 0.3 and Sal Y Pimienta up a tenth at 0.3. 

The CW got a 0.2/1. It had reruns of DC’s Stargirl and Supergirl

Michael Malone
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.