Broadcast primetime live + same-day ratings for Sunday, July 8, 2018

The numbers for Sunday:

Time Show Adults 18-49 rating/share
Viewers (millions)
7 p.m. America’s Funniest Home Videos (ABC) – R 0.7/3 4.41
60 Minutes (CBS) – R 0.6/3 7.27
Running Wild with Bear Grylls (NBC) 0.3/1 1.92
One Strange Rock (FOX) – R 0.2/1 0.87
8 p.m. Big Brother (CBS) 1.3/6 5.12
Celebrity Family Feud (ABC) 1.1/5 6.25
America’s Got Talent (NBC) (8-10 p.m.) – R 0.7/3 3.52
The Simpsons (FOX) – R 0.4/2 1.30
8:30 p.m. Bob’s Burgers (FOX) – R 0.5/2 1.16
9 p.m. The $100,000 Pyramid (ABC) 0.9/5 5.05
Family Guy (FOX) – R 0.6/3 1.40
NCIS: Los Angeles (CBS) – R 0.4/2 3.36
9:30 p.m. Ghosted (FOX) 0.4/2 1.05
10 p.m. To Tell the Truth (ABC) 0.8/4 3.94
Shades of Blue (NBC) 0.5/2 2.92
NCIS: Los Angeles (CBS) – R 0.4/2 3.44


It was CBS’ “Big Brother” that led the Sunday primetime ratings this week, up one-tenth from the 1.2 it had scored last week to a 1.3 rating in adults 18-49. Elsewhere, FOX’s already-canceled “Ghosted” continued to finish off its first (and only) season with a 0.4, even with its last episode.

After taking last week off, ABC’s “Celebrity Family Feud” returned with a 1.1, down one-tenth from the 1.2 of its prior episode. “The $100,000 Pyramid” (0.9) also returned down a tenth, while “To Tell the Truth” rounded out the night and maintained a 0.8.

On NBC, “Shades of Blue” was steady with yet another 0.5, while the Roger Fedderer episode of “Running Wild with Bear Grylls” scored a 0.3 – half of the 0.6 that the show’s previous episode (featuring Scott Eastwood) had scored earlier in the week.

Network averages:

Adults 18-49 rating/share 0.9/5 0.7/3 0.6/3 0.4/2
Total Viewers (millions) 4.91 4.80 2.97 1.15


: 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 are available at approximately 11 a.m. ET the day after telecast. 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. 
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. 
Time Shifted Viewing:
 Program ratings for national sources are produced in three streams of data – Live, Live +Same-Day and Live +7 Day. Time-shifted figures account for incremental viewing that takes place with DVRs. Live+SD includes viewing during the same broadcast day as the original telecast, with a cut-off of 3 a.m. local time when meters transmit daily viewing to Nielsen for processing. Live +7 ratings include  viewing that takes place during the 7 days following a telecast.

Source: The Nielsen Company.

Posted by:Alex Welch

Alex Welch has been writing for TV by the Numbers since January 2016. In his off time he enjoys rewatching old episodes of Game of Thrones and unironically singing along to ABBA. Every now and then, he even does them at the same time. He lives in Los Angeles.

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