Wednesday, July 17, 2019

ABC Ratings - July 2019

ABC’s ‘The View’ Sees Gains From Prior Week of Original Telecasts in Women 25-54

Ratings Report for ABC’s “The View”
For Week of July 8, 2019
‘The View’ Sees Gains From Prior Week of Original Telecasts in Women 25-54
Season to Date, ‘The View’ Ranks Among the Top 4 of All Network and Syndicated Daytime Talk Shows and News Programs
ABC’s “The View” averaged 2.469 million Total Viewers, 381,000 Women 25-54 and 272,000 Women 18-49, during the week of July 8, 2019, based on Live + Same Day Data from Nielsen Media Research.
“The View” was up compared to the prior week of original telecasts (w/o 6/24/19) in Women 25-54 (+2% – 381,000 vs. 374,000).
Season to date, amongst all network and syndicated daytime talk shows and news programs (24 Total), “The View” (2.773 million) ranks No. 4, trailing only “Dr. Phil” (4.047 million), “Ellen” (3.012 million) and “Live with Kelly and Ryan” (2.945 million).
NOTE: Due to live coverage of the World Cup parade, “The View” was retitled to “View” on Wednesday (7/10/19). ABC’s weekly averages are based on four days (Mon-Tue and Thurs-Fri).
Source: The Nielsen Company, NTI Total Viewers, Women 25-54 and Women 18-49, 2018-2019 Current Week (w/o 7/8/19), Previous Week (w/o 7/1/19) and Year-Ago Week (w/o 7/9/18). Most Current: 2018-2019 Season Broadcast Networks (9/24/18–7/14/19) and Syndication (9/4/18–7/7/19). Averages based on regular telecasts.
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ABC News’ ‘Nightline’ Ranks No. 1 in All Key Demos for the Week of July 8

Ratings Report: ABC News’ “Nightline”
For Week of July 8, 2019

‘Nightline’ Ranks No. 1 in All Key Demos for the Week of July 8

‘Nightline’ Improves Week to Week in All Key Measures

‘Nightline’ Delivers a 4-Week High in Total Viewers

Season to Date, ‘Nightline’ Leads CBS’ ‘The Late Late Show with James Corden’ in Adults 25–54 and Adults 18–49

ABC News’ “Nightline” ranked No. 1 across the board: Total Viewers (1.130 million), Adults 25-54 (342,000), and Adults 18-49 (261,000) during the week of July 8, 2019, based on Live + Same Day Data from Nielsen Media Research.

“Nightline” saw week-to-week gains (1.046 million, 325,000 and 239,000, respectively, for w/o 7/1/19) across the board: Total Viewers (+8%), Adults 25-54 (+5%) and Adults 18-49 (+9%), hitting a 4-week high in Total Viewers – w/o 6/10/19.

Season to date, “Nightline” is leading CBS’ “The Late Late Show with James Corden” in Adults 25-54 (+28,000 – 438,000 vs. 410,000) and Adults 18-49 (+27,000 – 325,000 vs. 298,000).

Stories reported on “Nightline” last week included the journeys of two patients who underwent a revolutionary gene therapy to keep from going blind, a one-on-one interview with Pete Buttigieg and his plan to win the Democratic nomination for president, two women opening up about alleged abuse after Jeffrey Epstein was charged with sex trafficking; a race to save the last of the Vaquita, a porpoise of which there are less than 15 left in the wild; and a look at the backlash resulting from the casting of Halle Bailey as Ariel for the live-action “Little Mermaid.”

NOTE: For the week, CBS’ “The Late Late Show with James Corden” and NBC’s “Late Night with Seth Meyers” were retitled due to being encore telecasts. The retitled telecasts will not be included in the season averages.  

ABC News’ “Nightline” is late-night television’s prestigious, award-winning news program featuring the most powerful, in-depth stories that shape our lives and the world around us. It is anchored by Juju Chang and Byron Pitts. Steven Baker is executive producer. The program airs weeknights, from 12:35-1:05 a.m. EDT, on The ABC Television Network. “Nightline” has also produced numerous original documentaries available on ABC News digital platforms and Hulu.

Week of July 8, 2019:

PROGRAM AVERAGES          TOTAL VIEWERS    A25-54(000)/Rtg   A18-49(000)/Rtg
ABC’s “Nightline”                                  1,130,000            342,000/0.3            261,000/0.2
CBS’ “The Late Late Show”                      886,000             248,000/0.2            182,000/0.1
NBC’s “Late Night”                                   913,000            324,000/0.3            234,000/0.2

Source: The Nielsen Company, NTI Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49 Live + SD, 2018-2019 Current Week (w/o 7/8/19), Previous Week (w/o 7/1/19) and Year-Ago Week (w/o 7/9/18). Season to date: Most Current: 2018–2019 Season (9/24/18 – 7/15/19) and 2017-2018 Season (9/25/17 – 7/16/18). Averages based on regular telecasts. “Nightline” premiered in its new time period in January 2013. “Seth Meyers” premiered in February 2014. “James Corden” premiered in March 2015.

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ABC's 'The Bachelorette' Hits New Season Highs in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49

Quick Take for Monday, July 15, 2019
(Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)

ABC Dominates Monday With ‘The Bachelorette’ and ‘Grand Hotel’

ABC’s ‘The Bachelorette’ Hits Season Highs

‘Grand Hotel’ Posts Double-Digit Gains Week to Week

ABC Monday Prime Time (8:00-11:00 p.m. – 5.3 million and 1.3/7 in AD18-49):
ABC’s lineup with “The Bachelorette” and “Grand Hotel” dominated Monday night, beating 2nd-place NBC with “American Ninja Warrior” and “Dateline” by 23% in Total Viewers (5.3 million vs. 4.3 million) and by 63% in Adults 18-49 (1.3/7 vs. 0.8/4). In addition, ABC delivered its strongest Monday numbers with entertainment programming of the summer.

  • From 8:00-10:00 p.m., ABC’s “The Bachelorette” finished as Monday’s top TV program in Total Viewers (6.4 million) and Adults 18-49 (1.7/8), standing as the night’s No. 1 TV series on each of its 9 telecasts of the season in young adults. Head-to-head in the 2-hour time period, “The Bachelorette” towered over NBC’s “American Ninja Warrior” (4.5 million and 0.9/4) by 1.9 million viewers and by 89% in Adults 18-49. “The Bachelorette” improved for the 2nd straight week in Total Viewers (+7% – 6.4 million vs. 6.0 million) and by double digits in Adults 18-49 (+13% – 1.7/8 vs. 1.5/8), hitting new season highsin both measures. Further, “The Bachelorette” grew by 8% in Total Viewers and by 21% in Adults 18-49 compared to the year-ago “overnight dates” telecast (5.9 million and 1.4/6, respectively, on 7/23/18).



  • At 10:00 p.m., ABC’s “Grand Hotel” saw double-digit gains week to week in Total Viewers (+11% – 3.1 million vs. 2.8 million) and Adults 18-49 (+20% – 0.6/3 vs. 0.5/3). In addition, the new ABC drama won its hour in Women 18-34, more than doubled its nearest competition (+133% – 0.7/5 vs. 0.3/2 for NBC’s “Dateline”) and grew 40% week to week to hit a new series high.

Source: The Nielsen Company, Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings, 7/15/19.

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ABC News’ ‘Nightline’ Ranks No. 1 in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49 for the Week of July 1

July 10, 2019

Ratings Report: ABC News’ “Nightline”
For Week of July 1, 2019

‘Nightline’ Ranks No. 1 in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49 for the Week of July 1

‘Nightline’ Grows Week to Week in Total Viewers

Season to Date, ‘Nightline’ Leads CBS’ ‘The Late Late Show with James Corden’ in Adults 25–54 and Adults 18–49



ABC News’ “Nightline” ranked No. 1 in Total Viewers (1.046 million) and Adults 18-49 (239,000) during the week of July 1, 2019, based on Live + Same Day Data from Nielsen Media Research.

“Nightline” was up in Total Viewers week to week (+3,000 – 1.046 million vs. 1.043 million for w/o 7/1/19).

Season to date, “Nightline” is leading CBS’ “The Late Late Show with James Corden” in Adults 25-54 (+30,000 – 440,000 vs. 410,000) and Adults 18-49 (+28,000 – 326,000 vs. 298,000).

Stories reported on “Nightline” last week included a look at recent shark attacks and scares; “America’s Sexiest Vet” discussing using his skills on animals in underserved communities and remote areas; an interview with longtime Beyoncé choreographer Chris Grant; and an examination of the feud between Taylor Swift, her former record label and Justin Bieber’s manager Scooter Braun.

NOTE: For the week, CBS’ “The Late Late Show with James Corden” and NBC’s “Late Night with Seth Meyers” were retitled due to being encore telecasts. The retitled telecasts will not be included in the season averages. In addition, “Nightline” was coded as specials on Thursday (7/4/19) and Friday (7/5/19) due to the 4th of July holiday. Each telecast is excluded from the weekly averages.  ABC’s averages are based on three days (Monday-Wednesday).

ABC News’ “Nightline” is late-night television‘s prestigious, award-winning news program featuring the most powerful, in-depth stories that shape our lives and the world around us. It is anchored by Juju Chang and Byron Pitts. Steven Baker is executive producer. The program airs weeknights, from 12:35-1:05 a.m. EDT, on The ABC Television Network. “Nightline” has also produced numerous original documentaries available on ABC News digital platforms and Hulu.

Week of July 1, 2019:

PROGRAM AVERAGES          TOTAL VIEWERS    A25-54(000)/Rtg   A18-49(000)/Rtg
ABC’s “Nightline”                                  1,046,000            325,000/0.3            239,000/0.2
CBS’ “The Late Late Show”                      927,000             252,000/0.2            178,000/0.1
NBC’s “Late Night”                                   886,000            327,000/0.3            235,000/0.2

Source: The Nielsen Company, NTI Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49 Live + SD, 2018-2019 Current Week (w/o 7/1/19), Previous Week (w/o 6/24/19) and Year-Ago Week (w/o 7/2/18). Season to date: Most Current: 2018–2019 Season (9/24/18 – 6/30/19) and 2017-2018 Season (9/25/17 – 7/1/18). Averages based on regular telecasts. “Nightline” premiered in its new time period in January 2013. “Seth Meyers” premiered in February 2014. “James Corden” premiered in March 2015.

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ABC's ‘The Bachelorette’ Hits a New Season High in Total Viewers

Quick Take for Monday, July 8, 2019
(Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)

ABC Leads Monday With ‘The Bachelorette’ and ‘Grand Hotel’
for the 4th Week in a Row in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49

ABC’s ‘The Bachelorette’ Hits a New Season High in Total Viewers  

ABC’s ‘Grand Hotel’ Grows 20% Week to Week in Women 18-34

ABC Monday Prime Time (8:00-11:00 p.m. – 5.0 million and 1.2/6 in AD18-49):
ABC’s lineup with “The Bachelorette” and “Grand Hotel” won Monday night for the 4th straight week, leading runner-up NBC with “American Ninja Warrior” and “Dateline” by 19% in Total Viewers (5.0 million vs. 4.2 million) and by 50% in Adults 18-49 (1.2/6 vs. 0.8/4). In fact, ABC turned in its most-watched Monday with entertainment programming this summer.

  • From 8:00-10:00 p.m., ABC’s “The Bachelorette” stood as Monday’s top TV program for the 4th week running in Total Viewers (6.0 million) and Adults 18-49 (1.5/7), standing as the night’s No. 1 TV series on each of its 8 telecasts of the season in young adults. Head-to-head in the 2-hour time period, “The Bachelorette” dominated NBC’s “American Ninja Warrior” (4.5 million and 0.9/4) by 1.5 million viewers and by 67% in Adults 18-49. “The Bachelorette” grew over the prior week in Total Viewers by 5% to a new season high, while holding even at a season high in Adults 18-49 (5.7 million and 1.5/8, respectively, for 7/1/19).



  • At 10:00 p.m., ABC’s “Grand Hotel” held steady from the previous week in Total Viewers (2.9 million vs. 3.0 million) and Adults 18-49 (0.5/3 vs. 0.6/3). In addition, the new ABC drama won its hour by 100% over its nearest competition in Women 18-34 (0.6/4 vs. 0.3/2 for NBC’s “Dateline”) and grew 20% week to week.

Source: The Nielsen Company, Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings, 7/8/19.

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ABC Wins All 3 Hours of Its ‘Summer Fun & Games’ Lineup in Total Viewers

Quick Take for Sunday, July 7, 2019
(Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)

ABC Wins All 3 Hours of Its ‘Summer Fun & Games’ Lineup in Total Viewers

A Growing ‘Celebrity Family Feud’ Increases Its Lead Over CBS’ ‘Big Brother’

‘The $100,000 Pyramid’ Grows to Best-Since-Premiere Numbers

‘To Tell the Truth’ Is No. 1 at 10 p.m. for Its 3rd Straight Telecast in Adults 18-49

ABC Sunday Prime Time (7:00-11:00 p.m. – 4.5 million and 0.7/4 in AD18-49):
ABC ranked No. 1 for the 2nd straight week on Sunday among Adults 18-49 (0.7/4) and topped CBS’ all-original lineup by 5% in Total Viewers (4.5 million vs. 4.3 million) to stand as the night’s most-watched network. In fact, with its “Summer Fun & Games” lineup from 8:00-11:00 p.m., ABC won all three hours in Total Viewers.

  • At 8:00 p.m., ABC’s “Celebrity Family Feud” built week to week by 6% in Total Viewers (5.2 million vs. 4.9 million) and by 13% with Adults 18-49 (0.9/4 vs. 0.8/4). A growingCFF” won its hour for the 2nd week in a row in Viewers and widened its lead over CBS’ “Big Brother-Sunday” to 18% this week (5.2 million vs. 4.4 million) versus 14% the prior week. In addition, “CFF” ran neck-and-neck with “Big Brother” as Sunday’s No. 1 TV show in Adults 18-49, coming within 1-tenth of a rating point (0.9/4 vs. 1.0/5).



  • In the 9:00 p.m. hour, ABC’s “The $100,000 Pyramid” grew for its 2nd consecutive telecast in Total Viewers (+4% – 4.8 million vs. 4.6 million) and Adults 18-49 (+14% – 0.8/4 vs. 0.7/4) to score best-since-premiere numbers – since 6/9/19. Ranking No. 1 in the hour, “The $100,000 Pyramid” dominated its slot by 41% in Total Viewers over CBS’ “Instinct” (3.4 million) and once again more than doubled the CBS drama among Adults 18-49 (+167% – 0.3/1).

  • At 10:00 p.m., ABC’s “To Tell the Truth” ranked No. 1 in its hour for its 2nd straight telecast in Total Viewers (3.7 million) and for its 3rd telecast in a row among Adults 18-49 (0.7/4).



Source: The Nielsen Company, Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings for 7/7/19.

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ABC News’ ‘Nightline’ Grows From the Previous Quarter in Adults 18-49

July 2, 2019

Ratings Report: ABC News’ “Nightline”
For 2Q 2019 and Week of June 24, 2019

‘Nightline’ Grows From the Previous Quarter in Adults 18-49

‘Nightline’ Outdelivers CBS’ ‘The Late Late Show with James Corden’ During 2Q19 in Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49 and Widens Its Leads in Both Adult Demos From the Previous Quarter

‘Nightline’ Slashes Its Gaps Quarter to Quarter and Over 2Q18 With NBC’s ‘Late Night with Seth Meyers’ in All Key Target Demos

‘Nightline’ Draws Its Closest-Ever Performance Against NBC’s ‘Late Night with Seth Meyers’ During Any Quarter in Adults 18-49 and 2nd Best-Ever in Adults 25-54

Season to Date, ‘Nightline’ Leads CBS’ ‘The Late Late Show with James Corden’ in Adults 25–54 and Adults 18–49

2nd Quarter 2019:
ABC News’ “Nightline” drew 1.207 million Total Viewers, 425,000 Adults 25-54 and 324,000 Adults 18-49 during the 2nd Quarter 2019, based on Most Current Data from Nielsen Media Research. “Nightline” led CBS’ “The Late Late Show with James Corden” (383,000 and 267,000, respectively) during the quarter in Adults 25-54 (+43,000) and Adults 18-49 (+57,000).  

“Nightline” improved over the previous quarter in Adults 18-49 (+2% – 324,000 vs. 317,000 for 1Q19).

“Nightline” widened its leads over CBS’ “The Late Late Show James Corden” from the previous quarter (1Q19) in Adults 25-54 (+40% – 42,000 vs. 30,000) and Adults 18-49 (+185% – 57,000 vs. 20,000).

“Nightline” increased its advantage over CBS’ “The Late Late Show James Corden” from the year-ago quarter in Adults 18-49 (+21% – 57,000 vs. 47,000 for 2Q18).

“Nightline” decreased its gaps quarter to quarter (1Q19) with NBC’s “Late Night with Seth Meyers” in all key target demos: Total Viewers (-22% – 132,000 vs. 170,000), Adults 25-54 (-55% – 43,000 vs. 94,000) and Adults 18-49 (-78% – 18,000 vs. 82,000). “Nightline” saw its closest-ever performance with the NBC program during any quarter in Adults 18-49 and 2nd best-ever in Adults 25-54 – since “Seth Meyers” debuted in February 2014 and behind only 1Q15, respectively.

“Nightline” slashed its margins compared to the year-ago quarter (2Q18) with NBC’s “Late Night with Seth Meyers” across the board: Total Viewers (-6% – 132,000 vs. -141,000), Adults 25-54 (-48% – 43,000 vs. 83,000) and Adults 18-49 (-67% – 18,000 vs. 55,000), turning in its closest performances ever during a 2nd quarter in both key Adults demos – since “Seth Meyers” debuted in February 2014.  

Week of June 24, 2019:
ABC News’ “Nightline” averaged 1.043 million Total Viewers, 342,000 Adults 25-54 and 270,000 Adults 18-49 during the week of June 24, 2019, based on Live + Same Day Data from Nielsen Media Research. “Nightline” beat CBS’ “The Late Late Show with James Corden-JC-ENC” (994,000, 295,000 and 192,000, respectively) in Total Viewers (+49,000), Adults 25-54 (+47,000) and Adults 18-49 (+78,000).  

“Nightline” narrowed its Adults 18-49 margin year to year (w/o 6/25/18) with NBC’s “Late Night with Seth Meyers” (-38% – 20,000 vs. 32,000).

Season to date, “Nightline” is leading CBS’ “The Late Late Show with James Corden” in Adults 25-54 (+33,000 – 442,000 vs. 409,000) and Adults 18-49 (+29,000 – 327,000 vs. 298,000).

Stories reported on “Nightline” last week included a flash point in the immigration debate across the country, families speaking out against the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints over sex abuse allegations, San Francisco’s homeless crisis, a breakdown of the first Democratic presidential debates, a deadly parachuting accident in Hawaii, Kate Gosselin’s adventure to find love again, pop sensation Kim Petras breaking barriers and a look at gay pride across America.

NOTE: For the week, CBS’ “The Late Late Show with James Corden” was retitled to “The Late Late Show-JC-ENC.” The retitled telecasts will not be included in the season averages.

ABC News’ “Nightline” is late-night television‘s prestigious, award-winning news program featuring the most powerful, in-depth stories that shape our lives and the world around us. It is anchored by Juju Chang and Byron Pitts. Steven Baker is executive producer. The program airs weeknights, from 12:35-1:05 a.m. EDT, on ABC. “Nightline” has also produced numerous original documentaries available on ABC News digital platforms and Hulu.

2nd Quarter 2019:

PROGRAM AVERAGES          TOTAL VIEWERS    A25-54(000)/Rtg   A18-49(000)/Rtg
ABC ”Nightline”                                  1,207,000              425,000/0.4            324,000/0.3
CBS “The Late Late Show”                  1,280,000              383,000/0.3            267,000/0.2
NBC “Late Night”                                 1,339,000              468,000/0.4            342,000/0.3

Week of June 24, 2019:

PROGRAM AVERAGES          TOTAL VIEWERS    A25-54(000)/Rtg   A18-49(000)/Rtg
ABC’s “Nightline”                                  1,043,000              342,000/0.3            270,000/0.2
CBS’ “The Late Late Show”                       994,000              295,000/0.2            192,000/0.1
NBC’s “Late Night”                                 1,167,000             419,000/0.3            290,000/0.2

Source: The Nielsen Company, NTI Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49 Live + SD, 2018-2019 Current Week (w/o 6/24/19), Previous Week (w/o 6/17/19) and Year-Ago Week (w/o 6/25/18). Season to date: Most Current: 2018–2019 Season (9/24/18 – 6/30/19) and 2017-2018 Season (9/25/18 – 7/1/18). Most Current – 2Q19: 4/1 – 6/30/19, – 2Q18: 4/2 – 7/1/18 and 1Q19: 12/31/18 – 3/31/19. Averages based on regular telecasts.  “Nightline” premiered in its new time period in January 2013. “Seth Meyers” premiered in February 2014. “James Corden” premiered in March 2015.

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ABC Wins Monday With ‘The Bachelorette’ and ‘Grand Hotel’ for the 3rd Consecutive Week

July 2, 2019

Quick Take for Monday, July 1, 2019
(Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)

ABC Wins Monday With ‘The Bachelorette’ and ‘Grand Hotel’
for the 3rd Week Running in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49

ABC Monday Prime Time (8:00-11:00 p.m. – 4.8 million and 1.2/6 in AD18-49):
ABC’s Monday lineup featuring “The Bachelorette” and “Grand Hotel” won the night for the 3rd consecutive week, beating runner-up NBC with “American Ninja Warrior” and “Dateline” by 9% in Total Viewers (4.8 million vs. 4.4 million) and by 50% in Adults 18-49 (1.2/6 vs. 0.8/4). In fact, ABC ranked No. 1 in all three hours of prime time with Adults 18-49.

  • From 8:00-10:00 p.m., ABC’s “The Bachelorette” finished as Monday’s top TV program for the 3rd week in a row in Total Viewers (5.7 million) and Adults 18-49 (1.5/8), marking its 7th consecutive telecast as the night’s No. 1 TV series in young adults. Head-to-head in the 2-hour time period, “The Bachelorette” towered over NBC’s “American Ninja Warrior” (4.7 million and 0.8/4) by 1.0 million viewers and by 88% Adults 18-49. In Total Viewers and Adults 18-49, “The Bachelorette” held even at its season highs.



  • At 10:00 p.m., ABC’s “Grand Hotel” held exactly even week to week and ranked No. 1 in the hour among Adults 18-49 (0.6/3-tie). In addition, the new ABC drama won its hour by 100% over its nearest competition in Women 18-34 (0.6/4 vs. 0.3/2 for NBC’s “Dateline”) and grew 20% week to week.

Source: The Nielsen Company, Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings, 7/1/19.

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‘Summer Fun & Games’ Drives ABC to a Dominant No. 1 on Sunday Night
Quick Take for Sunday, June 30, 2019
(Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)
‘Summer Fun & Games’ Drives ABC to a Dominant No. 1 on Sunday Night
ABC Sunday Prime Time (7:00-11:00 p.m. – 4.4 million and 0.7/4 in AD18-49):
With its “Summer Fun & Games” lineup returning in its entirety on the night for the first time in three weeks, ABC won Sunday by 40% in Adults 18-49 over runner-up CBS with the time-period premiere of “Big Brother” leading into its premiere of the drama “Instinct” (0.7/4 vs. 0.5/3).   
  • Spiking over its repeat “America’s Funniest Home Videos” lead-in by 1.0 million viewers at 8:00 p.m., ABC’s “Celebrity Family Feud” returned for its first telecast in three weeks and topped CBS’ time-slot premiere of CBS’ “Big Brother” to win the hour in Total Viewers (+9% – 4.9 million vs. 4.5 million) and rank as Sunday’s most-watched entertainment program. “CFF” ran a strong 2nd in the hour with Adults 18-49 (0.8/4) and ranked as Sunday’s No. 2 TV show.

  • At 9:00 p.m., ABC’s “The $100,000 Pyramid” won its hour and grew over its last telecast two weeks ago by 35% in Total Viewers (4.6 million vs. 3.4 million) and by 17% in Adults 18-49 (0.7/4 vs. 0.6/3). In the hour, ABC’s “$100,000 Pyramid” dominated CBS’ premiere of “Instinct” (3.6 million and 0.3/1), leading by 1.0 million viewers and more than doubling it among Adults 18-49 (+133%).
  • At 10:00 p.m., ABC’s “To Tell the Truth” topped its hour and rose over its last telecast two weeks ago by 17% in Total Viewers (4.1 million vs. 3.5 million) and by 17% in Adults 18-49 (0.7/4 vs. 0.6/3).

Source: The Nielsen Company, Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings for 6/30/19.
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