Sunday TV Ratings 1/24/21: FBI Has OK Airing Behind AFC Championship Game, The Rookie Slips but Still Doubles Card Sharks, Charmed Returns Low (UPDATED)


Preliminary Analysis: CBS posted a monstrous 9.9 rating with their broadcast of the AFC Championship game and used that mammoth number to boost an original episode of 'FBI' (2.1). The latter performed about as well as expected and easily cemented a new series high. ABC's lineup crumbled opposite the game as 'Who Wants to be a Millionaire' (0.3), 'Card Sharks' (0.2), and 'The Rookie' (0.4) each lost a tenth. A repeat of 'AFV' (0.4) garnered a decent number in the 7pm hour. Fox was entirely in repeat-mode with a 7pm 'Great North' encore (0.7) likely having some football overrun baked into it. 'Bob's Burgers' (0.4), 'The Simpsons' (0.4), a second 'Great North' (0.3), a second 'Bob's' (0.3), and 'Family Guy' (0.3) followed suit. Once again, 'Bless the Harts' was completely missing from the lineup. Those toon repeats were a tier above NBC's low-rated rerun carousel of 'Weakest Link' (0.2), 'The Wall' (0.2), 'Chicago Med' (0.2), and 'Dateline' (0.3). The CW's 'Batwoman' (0.2) held steady in week 2 and led into the season premiere of 'Charmed' (0.1). The latter was tenth below its fall 2019 premiere. 

Finals Update: NFL: Bills v. Chiefs (+1.9), Card Sharks (+0.1), and the repeat of America's Funniest Home Videos (+0.1) adjusted up. FBI (-0.1) adjusted down.

Time

Show

18-49 Rating/Share

Viewers (mil)

Channel

7 PMNFL: Bills v. Chiefs11.83/5441.85CBS

The Great North (R)0.68/32.23Fox

America's Funniest Home Videos (R)0.46/24.06ABC

Weakest Link (R)0.19/11.60NBC
7:30 PMBob's Burgers (R)0.38/21.25Fox
8 PMThe Simpsons (R)0.38/21.25Fox

Who Wants to Be a Millionaire0.30/12.97ABC

The Wall (R)0.20/11.35NBC

Batwoman0.16/10.62The CW
8:30 PMThe Great North (R)0.33/20.94Fox
9 PMBob's Burgers (R)0.31/20.91Fox

Card Sharks
0.25/12.01ABC

Chicago Med (R)0.17/11.24NBC

Charmed (P)0.11/10.46The CW
9:30 PMFamily Guy (R)0.33/21.04Fox
10 PMThe Rookie0.40/33.39ABC

Dateline NBC (R)0.28/21.73NBC
10:30 PMFBI1.98/158.99CBS
Key:
(P) = premiere
(R) = repeat

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