Ratings: CBS, NBC and Fox Finish Sleepy Sunday in 3-Way Tie Behind ABC

None of them had “Game of Thrones,” of course


Looks like everyone may have been tuned in to HBO Sunday for the “Game of Thrones” season premiere.

On broadcast television, last night’s primetime TV ratings were quite lackluster, as ABC edged the trio of CBS, NBC and Fox to finish first in the key 18-49 demographic. CBS easily topped total viewers for the undramatic evening.

ABC was first in ratings with a 1.0 rating/3 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic, but third in total viewers with an average of 3.8 million, according to preliminary numbers. “America’s Funniest Home Videos” at 7 p.m. ET had a 1.2/5 and 4.9 million viewers. “Once Upon a Time” at 8 got a 1.2/4 and 3.8 million viewers. At 9, “The Family” received a 0.8/2 and 2.9 million viewers. “Quantico” at 10 posted a 1.0/3 and 3.4 million viewers.

CBS, NBC and Fox tied for second in ratings, each with a 0.9/3. CBS was first in total viewers with 8.2 million, NBC was second with 4.7 million and Fox was fourth with 2 million.

For CBS, the 7 o’clock “60 Minutes” put up a 1.0/4 and 9.8 million viewers. “Madam Secretary” at 8 had a 1.0/3 and 9.4 million viewers. At 9, “The Good Wife” got a 1.0/3 and 8.4 million viewers. “Elementary” at 10 received a 0.7/2 and 5.2 million viewers.

For NBC, following reruns, “The Carmichael Show” at 9 had a 0.7/2 and 3.7 million viewers. At 9:30, “Crowded” got a 0.7/2 and 3 million viewers. “Dateline NBC” at 10 received a 0.9/3 and 4.3 million viewers.

For Fox, “Bordertown” at 7 p.m. ET managed just a 0.4/2 and 1.2 million viewers. Following a repeat, “The Simpsons” at 8 had a 1.2/4 and 2.8 million viewers. At 8:30, “Bob’s Burgers” got a 1.1/4 and 2.3 million viewers. After another rerun, “The Last Man on Earth” posted a 0.9/3 and 2.1 million viewers.

Univision was fifth in ratings with a 0.6/2 and in viewers with 1.9 million.

Telemundo was sixth in ratings with a 0.4/1 and in viewers with 1.2 million.