NBC repeat of 'Dateline' second-place Sunday


From 7-8 p.m. ET, “Dateline NBC” (1.0/3 in 18-49, 4.4 million viewers overall) reported its highest 18-49 rating for a Sunday telecast since May 22. 

From its first half-hour to its second, “Dateline” grew in all key categories, including gains of 38 percent in 18-49 rating (to a 1.1 from a 0.8) and 27 percent in adults 25-54 (1.4 vs. 1.1). 

In the time period, “Dateline” is currently tied for #2 among ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox in adults 18-49 and tied for #1 in men 18-49 (pending updates).

From 8-10 p.m. ET, an encore telecast of “America’s Got Talent” delivered a 1.1/3 in 18-49 and 4.5 million viewers overall.  “Talent” scored its highest 18-49 rating for a Sunday encore since June 26.

At 10 p.m. ET, “The Marriage Ref” averaged a 1.0/3 in 18-49 and 3.1 million viewers overall, matching its 18-49 rating of the prior week and growing by 25 percent versus its 0.8 rating of two weeks earlier.  In the time period, “The Marriage Ref” tied for #1 among ABC, CBS and NBC in adults 18-34 and was #1 outright in women 18-34.

(source: NBC)