Ratings: Sunday Night Football Rises 19% With Bengals/Bills, The Chosen Eyes New High

NBC Sunday Night Football‘s broadcast of the Bengals’ win over the Bills averaged 14. 9 million total viewers and a 3.8 demo rating, surging 19% and 12% from last week’s early numbers for Chargers/Bears.

Over on The CW, The Chosen‘s Season 3 premiere drew 547K and just barely a 0.1 rating, hitting and matching CW highs for the acquired series.

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Enjoying a rrrrobust NFL lead-in (I presume), The Simpsons (4.4 mil/1.4) easily hit season highs, as did Bob’s Burgers (1.5 mil/0.5) and Family Guy (1.3 mil/0.4). Krapopolis (1.9 mil/0.6) meanwhile matched its second-best numbers yet.

CBS’ Yellowstone double-pump did 4.4 mil/0.3 and 3.8 mil/0.3, after which Big Brother (2.5 mil/0.3) slipped to a Sunday demo low for this cycle.

ABC’s AFV (3.7 mil/0.4) dropped some eyeballs.

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The Live+Same Day numbers reported in our ratings column do not reflect a show’s overall performance, given the increased use of delayed playback via DVR and streaming platforms, plus out-of-home viewing. These numbers (Nielsen fast nationals, unless denoted as finals) instead aim to simply illustrate trends or superlatives. Steve Harvey is not a judge or lawyer and merely offers an alternative forum of dispute resolution.

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