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Scoreboard CBS NBC FOX ABC UNI
Adults 18-49: Rating/Share 4.5/12 4.3/11 1.4/4 1.0/3 0.8/2
Adults 18-34: Rating/Share 3.3/11 3.4/11 1.4/4 0.6/2 0.7/2
Total Viewers (million) 18.498 14.462 3.057 4.201 2.127

CBS was number one with adults 18-49 and with total viewers.

Note: Due to the nature of live sports coverage, ratings for CBS (NFL Football) are preliminary and likely to change in the final ratings. 

On CBS, 60 Minutes earned a football-inflated 3.6 up from last week’s season low 0.8 adults 18-49 rating. Madam Secretary garnered a 1.7, up three tenths from last week’s 1.4 adults 18-49 rating. The Good Wife matched last week’s 1.3 adults 18-49 rating.

On NBC, The Golden Globes Awards telecast earned a 5.0 adults 18-49 rating. Last year’s telecast earned a 5.4 adults 18-49 fast national rating. Earlier in the night, the Golden Globes arrival special earned a 2.2 adults 18-49 rating. 

On ABC, America’s Funniest Home Videos earned a 1.1, down two tenths from last week’s 1.3 adults 18-49 rating.  Galavant  scored a 1.3, down seven tenths from last week’s 2.0 adults 18-49 rating (for the hour).  Resurrection earned a 0.8, down two tenths from last week’s 1.0 adults 18-49 rating.  Revenge garnered a series low 0.8, down a tenth  from last week’s series low 0.9adults 18-49 rating.

On FOX, The Simpsons earned a 2.0 adults 18-49 rating, down from last week’s football inflated 4.7 adults 18-49 rating.  Brooklyn Nine-Nine garnered a 1.5, down from last week’s football-boosted 3.0 adults 18-49 rating.  Family Guy earned a 2.0, down from last week’s 2.8, adults 18-49 rating..  Bob’s Burgers notched a 1.6, down from last week’s 2.0 adults 18-49 rating. 

Broadcast primetime ratings for Sunday, January 11, 2015 (All Ratings Live+ Same Day):

Time Net Show 18-49 Rating 18-49 Share Viewers Live+SD (million)
7:00PM CBS NFL Playoff: Colts at Broncos 11.4 31 36.57
NBC Golden Globe Awards Arrivals Special 2.2 6 9.53
ABC America’s Funniest Home Videos 1.1 3 5.98
FOX Mulaney 0.5 1 1.31
7:30PM FOX The Simpsons -R 0.8 2 1.94
8:00 PM NBC The Golden Globe Awards (8-11PM) 5.0 13 16.11
CBS 60 Minutes 3.6 9 17.36
FOX The Simpsons 2.0 5 4.39
ABC Galavant 1.3 3 4.10
8:30PM FOX Brooklyn Nine-Nine 1.5 4 3.30
9:00PM FOX Family Guy 2.0 5 4.09
CBS Madam Secretary 1.7 4 11.59
ABC Resurrection 0.8 2 3.07
9:30PM FOX Bob’s Burgers 1.6 4 3.31
10:00PM CBS The Good Wife 1.3 4 8.48
ABC Revenge 0.8 2 3.65


Rating: Estimated percentage of the universe of TV households (or other specified group) tuned to a program in the average minute. Ratings are expressed as a percent.
Fast Affiliate Ratings:
These first national ratings, including demographics, are available at approximately 11 AM (ET) the day after telecast, and are released to subscribing customers daily. These data, from the National People Meter sample, are strictly time-period information, based on the normal broadcast network feed, and include all programming on the affiliated stations, sometimes including network programming, sometimes not. The figures may include stations that did not air the entire network feed, as well as local news breaks or cutaways for local coverage or other programming. Fast Affiliate ratings are not as useful for live programs and are likely to differ significantly from the final results, because the data reflect normal broadcast feed patterns. For example, with a World Series game, Fast Affiliate Ratings would include whatever aired from 8-11PM on affiliates in the Pacific Time Zone, following the live baseball game, but not game coverage that begins at 5PM PT. The same would be true of Presidential debates as well as live award shows and breaking news reports.
Definitions:

Share (of Audience): The percent of households (or persons) using television who are tuned to a specific program, station or network in a specific area at a specific time. (See also, Rating, which represents tuning or viewing as a percent of the entire population being measured.)

Time Shifted Viewing – Program ratings for national sources are produced in three streams of data – Live, Live+Same Day (Live+SD) and Live+7 Day. Time shifted figures account for incremental viewing that takes place with DVRs. Live+Same Day (Live+SD) include viewing during the same broadcast day as the original telecast, with a cut-off of 3:00AM local time when meters transmit daily viewing to Nielsen for processing. Live+7 Day ratings include incremental viewing that takes place during the 7 days following a telecast.

For more information see Numbers 101 and Numbers 102.

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Posted by:Steve Baron

VP/Digital for TV station ownership group; Dad to young twins, runner, skier & spend a lot of times in airplanes.

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