Ratings: NBC’s Olympics (Figure) Skates Circles Around ‘Celebrity Big Brother,’ ‘Shark Tank’

Fox was wise enough to air all reruns

Last Updated: February 12, 2018 @ 10:03 AM

With the Winter Olympics, NBC just (ice) danced its way to a primetime ratings win on Sunday.

NBC was first in ratings with a 5.1 rating/18 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and in total viewers with an average of 21.3 million, according to preliminary numbers. The Pyeongchang Games ran throughout primetime.

ABC was second in ratings with a 0.9/3 and third in viewers with 3.8 million. Following reruns, an original “Shark Tank” at 10 p.m. received a 0.8/3 and 2.9 million viewers.

CBS was third in ratings with a 0.7/2 and second in viewers with 4.5 million. At 7, “60 Minutes” had a 0.7/3 and 7.5 million viewers. “Celebrity Big Brother” at 8 got a 1.2/4 and 4.7 million viewers. Repeats followed.

Univision, Telemundo and Fox tied for fourth in ratings, each with a 0.4. Telemundo and Fox both had a 2 share, Univision got a 1. Univision was fourth in total viewers with 1.202 million and Telemundo was fifth with 1.175 million. Fox, which aired all reruns, was sixth with 1.160 million.

The CW does not nationally program Sunday nights.