Fox Comedies, ‘60 Minutes’ Andrew McCabe Sit-Down Top Slow Holiday Sunday Ratings

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Viewers pulled away from broadcast networks Sunday to warm up for Presidents Day revelry or watch the NBA All-Star Game on TNT and TBS.

Fox fared best in the demo, fueled by a NASCAR Daytona 500 primetime kickoff in a swath of the country. From 8-9:30 PM, the network averaged a 0.9 demo rating with The Simpsons (0.9, 2.80M), Bob’s Burgers (0.9, 2.22M), and Family Guy (0.9, 2.21M), after which a repeat Family Guy (0.7, 1.79M) wrapped the network’s night.

Making its return after CBS’ Super Bowl and Grammy Sundays, newsmag 60 Minutes‘ blockbuster interview with former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe (0.8, 9.69M) was the night’s most watched program. God Friended Me (0.7, 7.19M) followed and took its hour in total viewers, beating closest competition by 4.3 million viewers; NCIS: Los Angeles (0.7, 6.70M) was the most watched program at 9 PM by 1.3M viewers. At 10 PM, Madam Secretary (0.4, 4.97M) hit a series low in the demo.

NBC’s 7 PM Sunday movie, How to Train Your Dragon (0.5, 2.37M) was followed at 9 PM by the network’s Elvis All-Star Tribute (0.6, 5.46M), which took its second hour in both ratings metrics.

The CW’s Charmed (0.2, 772,000) matched its demo season low, after Supergirl (0.3, 1.18M) came in on par with previous most recent broadcast.

Fox (1.1, 4.21M) topped the night in the demo; CBS (0.7, 7.138M) was first total viewers, with a nearly 3M lead over closest competitor, and came in No. 2 demo-wise. NBC (0.6, 3.91M) and ABC (0.6, 3.38M) tied for third in the age bracket; CW (0.3, 975K) wrapped up the list.

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