Primetime Ratings: NBC Wins Sunday

NBC grabbed the Sunday ratings title with a 1.5 in viewers 18-49, according to the Nielsen overnights, and a 5 share. Next up were ABC and Fox, at 1.1/4, and then CBS at 1.0/3.

NBC aired a rerun of talent show Little Big Shots, then a new episode at 2.8, and The Carmichael Show at 1.5 and then 1.1; Carmichael rated a 1.1 March 9. Hollywood Game Night rated a 0.9.

For ABC, America’s Funniest Home Videos did a 1.1 and Once Upon a Time a 1.3, then The Family at 0.8 and Quantico at 1.1; the three dramas were flat.

Fox had Bordertown at 0.8, down from 1.5 last week, when it had a NASCAR overrun lead-in. Bob’s Burger’s did a 1.0, down 9%. The Simpsons (1.3), Cooper Barrett’s Guide to Surviving Life (0.8) and The Last Man on Earth (1.1) were flat with last week.

CBS had the final half hour of its NCAA Selection Show at 1.4, then 60 Minutes was down 15% at 1.1. Scorpion was a repeat, while a fresh CSI: Cyber posted a 1.0, up 25%.

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.