Sunday TV Ratings: ’60 Minutes’ Rules Night, BET Awards Has Respectable Showing

BET Awards 2020 Ratings

Per usual, news was king on Sunday’s prime time broadcast schedule with CBS’s 60 Minutesleading the night in total viewers (7.7 million), rising from last week’s 7.0 million viewers. The newsmagazine tied for first in the 18-49 demo with a new episode of Celebrity Family Feud(both grabbed a 0.7 rating). Following Feud, ABC’s new installments of Press Your Luckand Match Gamealso won their hours in total viewers and the 18-49 demo.

In the first time it’s aired a virtual show (due to COVID-19) and across ViacomCBS networks including CBS (with simulcasts also on BET and BET HER), the 20th AnnualBET Awards broadcast (with recording artist Lizzo, above, winning a statue for Female R&B/Pop Artist) was a moderate success in the 18-49 demo (0.4 rating). Though it tied for second place in the 18-49 demo with NBC’s America’s Got Talentin the 9 o’clock hour, it came in second in its first and third hours with the ABC game shows taking the lead.

Here’s the breakdown for Sunday, June 28, 2020 (numbers are fast-affiliate based):

TimeShowAdults 18-49 ratingsTotal Viewers (millions)
7:00 p.m.60 Minutes (CBS)0.77.7
America’s Funniest Home Videos – R (ABC)0.54.2
Hollywood Game Night (NBC)0.21.8
Last Man Standing – R (Fox)0.1886,000
7:30 p.m.Duncanville – R (Fox)0.1511,000
8 p.m.Celebrity Family Feud (ABC)0.75.5
2020 BET Awards (CBS)0.42.0
The Titan Games – R (NBC)0.21.3
The Simpsons – R (Fox)0.2835,000
DC’s Stargirl – R (CW)0.1409,000
8:30 p.m.Bless The Harts – R (Fox)0.2631,000
9:00 p.m.Press Your Luck (ABC)0.63.8
America’s Got Talent – R (NBC)0.42.3
Bob’s Burgers – R (Fox)0.3750,000
Penn & Teller: Fool Us – R (CW)0.1439,000
9:30 p.m.Family Guy – R (Fox)0.3936,000
10 p.m.Match Game (ABC)0.53.5