TV Ratings Sunday: ‘Highwire Live’ carries ABC to primetime win

Broadcast primetime live + same-day ratings for Sunday, Jun 23, 2019

The numbers for Sunday:


It was a special promote that gave ABC a tip mark in a Sunday primetime ratings this week.

The network’s 2-hour “Highwire Live in Times Square With Nik Wallenda” special was a night’s highest-rated promote with a 0.8 normal rating in adults 18-49. It was followed by an encore airing of a “Holey Moley” premiere, that capped off a night for ABC with a 0.7 and 3.5 million viewers.

Elsewhere, CBS’ continued to run by a initial deteriorate of “The Good Fight,” as back-to-back episodes of a CBS All Access array raked in relating 0.3s – even with a network’s span of “Good Fight” broadcasts from a week ago. NBC, meanwhile, took a night off.

On a CW, “Burden of Truth” hold solid with nonetheless another 0.1. FOX’s Premier Boxing Champions coverage averaged a 0.3 with 1.15 million viewers via a night.

Network averages:


: Estimated commission of a star of TV households (or other specified group) tuned to a module in a normal minute. Ratings are voiced as a percent.
Fast Affiliate Ratings: These initial inhabitant ratings are accessible during approximately 11 a.m. ET the day after telecast. The total might embody stations that did not atmosphere a whole network feed, as good as internal news breaks or cutaways for internal coverage or other programming. Fast Affiliate ratings are not as useful for live programs and are expected to differ significantly from a final results, given a information simulate normal promote feed patterns. 
Share (of Audience): 
The percent of households (or persons) regulating radio who are tuned to a specific program, hire or network in a specific area during a specific time. 
Time Shifted Viewing:
 Program ratings for inhabitant sources are constructed in 3 streams of information – Live, Live +Same-Day and Live +7 Day. Time-shifted total comment for incremental observation that takes place with DVRs. Live+SD includes observation during a same promote day as a strange telecast, with a cut-off of 3 a.m. internal time when meters promote daily observation to Nielsen for processing. Live +7 ratings embody  viewing that takes place during a 7 days following a telecast.

Source: The Nielsen Company.

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