Sunday TV Ratings 4/24/22: The Rookie Slightly Up for Spinoff Backdoor Pilot, American Idol Leads, NCIS: Los Angeles and The Equalizer Down (UPDATED)

Ratings Analysis: Leading out of a strong rerun of 'America's Funniest Home Videos' (0.51), ABC programs 'American Idol' (0.79, +0.09) and 'The Rookie' (0.37, +0.02) both rose when compared to their week-ago episodes. '60 Minutes' (0.57, +0.02) and 'SWAT' (0.51, +0.03) perked up on CBS as 'The Equalizer' (0.51, -0.05) and 'NCIS: Los Angeles' (0.49, -0.08) both slipped. NBC's rerun of 'American Song Contest' (0.14) picked up a hundredth, 'Weakest Link' (0.25) held steady, and 'Transplant' (0.22, +0.09) nearly grew by a full tenth. On Fox, 'The Simpsons' (0.30, +0.01) inched up, but 'The Great North' (0.23, -0.02) and 'Bob's Burgers' (0.29, -0.02) lost two-hundredths apiece. Repeats of 'Simpsons' (0.29), 'Bob's' (0.22), and 'Family Guy' (0.29) surrounded the originals. The CW's 'Riverdale' (0.05, -0.01) shed a single hundredth and led into encores of 'Whose Line Is It Anyway?' (0.05) and 'Would I Lie to You?' (0.04). 

Finals Update: 'American Idol' (+0.1), '60 Minutes' (+0.1), and 'The Rookie' (+0.1) adjusted up.



18-49 Rating/Share

Viewers (mil)


7 PM60 Minutes0.57/57.60CBS

America's Funniest Home Videos (R)0.51/54.24ABC

The Simpsons (R)0.29/31.09Fox

American Song Contest (R)0.14/10.90NBC
7:30 PMBob's Burgers (R)0.22/20.68Fox
8 PMAmerican Idol0.79/75.88ABC

The Equalizer0.51/46.94CBS

The Simpsons0.30/30.97Fox

Riverdale0.05/00.21The CW
8:30 PMThe Great North0.23/20.75Fox
9 PMNCIS: Los Angeles0.49/45.65CBS

Bob's Burgers0.29/20.89Fox

Weakest Link0.25/21.69NBC

Whose Line Is It Anyway? (R)0.05/00.32The CW
9:30 PMFamily Guy (R)0.29/20.91Fox

Would I Lie To You? US (R)0.04/00.20The CW
10 PMSWAT0.51/54.19CBS

The Rookie0.37/33.95ABC

(R) = repeat

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