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Today's Early Overnight Ratings

This table shows the early overnight ratings. These ratings are normally adjusted later in the day when all the ratings have been consolidated to take into account any local preemptions and/or overruns. You can find all the final adjusted numbers in our Ratings Database. (See the About section below for details about ratings)

Tables being updated live. Please refresh for updates.

Early Ratings Analysis

The analysis below is based on the early household numbers and are NOT the same as the numbers that will be posted in the above table later. (See the About section below)

For more information on the Nielsen Ratings see this Wikipedia Entry.

NOTE: The opinions expressed here are NOT those of SpoilerTV but of the Author of this Article, Marc Berman.

Sunday 1/25/15 Metered Markets
Solid Gains for “The Miss Universe Pageant”

CBS 5.7/ 9
NBC 5.0/ 8
ABC 3.0/ 5
Fox 1.7/ 3

-Percent Change from the Year-Ago Evening – Sunday 1/26/14:
(Note: CBS aired The Grammy Awards on the year-ago evening).
Fox: -15, NBC: -19, ABC: -23, CBS: -65


Note: The following labels are based on the household overnights and are subject to change given the availability of other pending data streams. The overnights are your first look at what to potentially expect when the other results come in. And we always take into account other benchmarks including the expected demographic ratings, potential DVR usage, the critical acclaim (or lack of) and the social media presence. Keep in mind, as always, that results for any live sporting event are always approximate.

“60 Minutes” (CBS), “The 63rd Annual Miss Universe Pageant” (NBC)

-Honorable Mention:
“Undercover Boss” (CBS)

-Losers (excluding repeats):
“Mulaney” (Fox), “Galavant” (ABC), “Resurrection” (ABC)


-Ratings Breakdown:
CBS topped the Sunday overnights, besting second-place NBC by 14 percent in households. But “The 63rd Annual Miss Universe Pageant” on NBC was on the map with a 5.2 rating/8 share from 8-11 p.m., which was a hefty 79 percent above the year-ago overnight performance (2.9/ 5) on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013. Chances are this will be enough to win the block in key adults 18-49.

Earlier in the evening on NBC was “Dateline” at a second-place 4.5/ 7 from 7-8 p.m., which trailed competing newsmagazine “60 Minutes” on CBS (6.8/11) by 34 percent.

Next on the Eye net was a Sunday 8 p.m. edition of inspirational “Undercover Boss” at a dominant 5.5/ 8 from 8-9 p.m., followed by back-to-back original episodes of “CSI” (9 p.m.: #1, 5.3/ 8; 10 p.m.: #2: 5.1/ 8), which remains on the fence for renewal next season.

In season (or series) finale news, recent musical ABC entry “Galavant” exited with a whimper at a 2.5/ 4 in the overnights at 8 p.m. (#3). And it led into an identical 2.5/ 4 for the season (or series) finale of sophomore “Resurrection” at 9 p.m., which lost considerable steam in this second season. “Revenge” followed with a typically diluted 3.0/ 5 (#2) at 10 p.m. And veteran “America’s Funniest Home Videos” opened the night for the alphabet net with a 4.0/ 7 at 7 p.m.

On Fox, another burn-off episode of “Mulaney” was virtually invisible at a 0.8/ 1 in the 7 p.m. half-hour. Not every comedian is worthy of a sitcom, no doubt. And it led into a repeat of “The Simpsons” at a 1.2/ 2 at 7:30 p.m. (#4), followed by an original installment of “The Simpsons” (#4: 2.2/ 3), “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” (#4: 2.0/ 3), “Family Guy” (#4: 2.4/ 4) and “Bob’s Burgers” (#4: 1.8/ 3) from 8-10 p.m.

Source: Nielsen Media Research data

About the Daily Ratings

Each day (except Sunday) during the main TV Season we post the TV Ratings for the previous nights primetime shows for the major broadcast networks (ABC, CBS, CW, FOX, NBC). Cable Network ratings will be added to the Ratings Database.

The first item that gets posted (normally around 2pm GMT) is the early overnight analysis based on the early household numbers (these are not the same as the Total Viewers and 18-49 Demo numbers that are posted later).

Next, if available, we will post the Top 25 Market 18-49 Ratings to give you a rough idea of the ratings to following.

Later on (normally between 4pm-5pm GMT) we post the official early overnight Total Viewers and 18-49 Demo numbers in the table above (We also where possible now post the 18-34 and 25-54 Demo Numbers).

Finally, later in the evening (10pm-11pm GMT) or the following day, the final adjusted ratings numbers are released, these are then posted in the Ratings Database. The Final Adjusted numbers are what we use for all our Renew/Cancellation Tables, Full Season Tables, Ratings Scorecards etc (see below). Friday's Final Adjusted Ratings are normally available on the following Monday.

If you are new to ratings or still confused, we recommend you read this excellent
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Additional Ratings Resources

If you’re interested in Ratings/Renewals/Cancellations then we have a number of resources here at SpoilerTV that we recommend you check out.

Our Cancellation/Renewal predictions for the current season.
Ratings Database
Historical Ratings Database for nearly all major US shows going back to their first episodes.
Full Season Tables
The current season full ratings tables for both Total Viewers and 18-49 Demos
Ratings Scorecard
See how all the shows stack up against each other in the Ratings Scorecard Table.

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