The Walking Dead and Sunday Night Football Were 2017’s Most-Watched Shows in the 18-49 Demo

NBC, ESPN and TBS were tops among networks

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Peak TV has disrupted the television industry over the past few years, but as the dust settles on a year in which more than 500 scripted series aired, along with 750-plus unscripted shows, the most-watched programs in the 18-49 demo that advertisers crave most were … the very same ones that have come out on top over the past couple years.

The Walking Dead and Sunday Night Football were 2017’s most-watched shows for the year among 18- to 49-year-olds, according to Nielsen’s live-plus-7 stats.

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