‘TV’s Funniest of the Funniest’ Earns NBC’s Top Non-Sports Rating in the Slot Since June 16

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via press note:

  • From 9-11 p.m. ET, the NBC Special “TV’s Funniest of the Funniest: A Paley Center for Media Special” (0.9/3 in 18-49, 4.0 million viewers overall) generated NBC’s highest 18-49 rating in the time period, excluding sports, since June 16 and biggest overall audience in the slot, excluding sports, since June 23.  From its first half-hour to its fourth, “TV’s Funniest of the Funniest” grew by 43% in adults 18-49 (to a 0.7 rating from a 0.4), by 56% in adults 25-54 (1.5 vs. 0.9) and 25% in total viewers 4.4 million vs. 3.5 million).
 
  • For its second hour from 10-11 p.m. ET, “TV’s Funniest of the Funniest” ranked #1 among ABC, CBS and NBC in adults 18-49 and all other key demographics – adults, men and women 18-34; men and women 18-49; and adults, men and women 25-54.
 
  • From 7-9 p.m. ET, an encore telecast of “America’s Got Talent” (0.5/2 in 18-49, 2.3 million viewers overall) maintained the 18-49 rating of its prior two Sunday rebroadcasts.
 
 
NOTE: All ratings are “live plus same day” from Nielsen Media Research unless otherwise indicated.
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