ABC’s Wins With the Return of ‘Sunday Fun & Games’ and ‘Celebrity Family Feud’ at a 3-Year High

ABC’s Wins With the Return of ‘Sunday Fun & Games’ and ‘Celebrity Family Feud’ at a 3-Year High

Quick Take for Sunday, June 10, 2018
(Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)
ABC’s ‘Sunday Fun & Games’ Wins With ‘Celebrity Family Feud’ at a 3-Year High
ABC Sunday Prime Time (7:00-11:00 p.m. – 5.5 million and 1.1/5 in AD18-49)
With an encore “America’s Funniest Home Videos” leading into the return of its “Sunday Fun & Games” on the night, ABC won Sunday by 22% over CBS with its 3-hour “72nd Annual Tony Awards” broadcast in Adults 18-49 (1.1/5 vs. 0.9/4). ABC’s season premieres of “Celebrity Family Feud” (1.7/8) and “The $100,000 Pyramid” (1.2/5) stood as Sunday’s Top 2 TV programs in Adults 18-49, respectively.

“Celebrity Family Feud” (8:00-9:00 p.m. – 7.4 million and 1.7/8 in AD18-49): 
Catapulting over its repeat “AFV” lead-in at 8:00 p.m. (+64%/+143%) against the start of the “Tony Awards,” ABC’s fourth season premiere of “Celebrity Family Feud” won its hour in Total Viewers (7.4 million) and Adults 18-49 (1.7/8). 

  • The ABC game show improved upon its year-ago premiere(7.0 million and 1.5/6 on 6/11/17) by 6% in Total Viewers and by 13% in Adults 18-49, drawing its biggest audience since July 2016 and top young adult number since July 2015– since 7/24/16 and 7/26/15, respectively. It was a 3-year premiere high for “CFF” in Adults 18-49 – since the show’s debut July 2015.


“The $100,000 Pyramid” (9:00-10:00 p.m. – 5.8 million and 1.2/5 in AD18-49): 
At 9:00 p.m., ABC’s “The $100,000 Pyramid” bested its year-ago premiere on the night at 10:00 p.m. by 5% in Total Viewers and (5.8 million vs. 5.5 million) and held even with Adults 18-49 (1.2/5). In fact, “The $100,000 Pyramid” outdrew all 13 of its telecasts last summer in Total Viewers.

“To Tell the Truth” (10:00-11:00 p.m. – 4.2 million and 0.9/4 in AD18-49): 
At 10:00 p.m., ABC’s “To Tell the Truth” shot up from last summer’s premiere on Wednesday at 10:00 p.m. (on 6/21/17) by 45% in Total Viewers (4.2 million vs. 2.9 million) and by 50% in Adults 18-49 (0.9/4 vs. 0.6/3), topping all of its telecasts last summer in young adults and hitting the series’ highest rating January 2017 – since 1/29/17.

Source: The Nielsen Company, Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings, 6/10/18.

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