Primetime Ratings: Disney Special Drives ABC

ABC seized the Sunday ratings crown with a 1.5 score in 18-49, per the Nielsen overnights, and a 5 share. NBC was runner-up at 1.2/4, then CBS at 1.1/3 and Fox at 1.0/3.

For ABC, America’s Funniest Home Videos scored a 1.3, then The Wonderful World of Disney: Disneyland at 60 special a 1.8, and Shark Tank a flat 1.2.

NBC aired a two-hour Dateline at 1.2, then the special Must See TV: An All-Star Tribute to James Burrows at 1.3.

CBS had 60 Minutes at 1.1, then Madam Secretary at 1.2, The Good Wife at 1.0 and CSI: Cyber at 0.9.; all were flat with their last airings.

On Fox, Bob’s Burgers rated a 1.1 and The Simpsons a 1.4, then Cooper Barrett’s Guide to Surviving Life at 0.8. Family Guy rated a 1.3 and Bordertown a 0.7. The shows were down from their last airing, when they received a substantial boost from an NFL playoff game.

Michael Malone

Michael Malone is content director at B+C and Multichannel News. He joined B+C in 2005 and has covered network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television, including writing the "Local News Close-Up" market profiles. He also hosted the podcasts "Busted Pilot" and "Series Business." His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The L.A. Times, The Boston Globe and New York magazine.