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[04/15/13 - 08:23 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: Full Hour of PGA Overrun Puts CBS on Top
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for sunday, april 14, 2013)

Here are the highlights of the 16 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night:

CBS (12.408 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.6, #1) was the network to beat on Sunday thanks to a full hour of "PGA Overrun" (17.971 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 4.1, #1) followed by new episodes of "60 Minutes" (12.143 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.4, #T2), "The Amazing Race 22" (9.556 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.0, #T4) and "The Good Wife" (9.965 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T7).

The silver then went to FOX (3.465 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.6, #2) and its mix of a "Bob's Burgers" (1.724 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.7, #14) repeat followed by originals from "The Cleveland Show" (2.444 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 1.1, #11), "The Simpsons" (4.074 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.8, #6), "Bob's Burgers" (3.409 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.6, #9), "Family Guy" (4.993 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 2.4, #T2) and "American Dad" (4.144 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 2.0, #T4).

Next up was NBC (4.498 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.4, #3) with an encore of "The Voice" (3.793 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T12) and a new two-hour "The Celebrity Apprentice" (5.202 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T7).

And finally, ABC (3.914 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4) rounded out the evening with its second run lineup of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (5.845 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T12), "Once Upon a Time: The Price of Magic" (5.083 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.3, #10), "Revenge" (2.656 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.6, #15) and "Red Widow" (2.073 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.5, #16).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+71.43% - 60 Minutes
+21.43% - The Celebrity Apprentice
+6.25% - The Good Wife (vs. 3/31/13)
-5.88% - Bob's Burgers (vs. 3/24/13)
-7.69% - Family Guy (vs. 3/24/13)
-9.09% - The Amazing Race 22 (vs. 3/31/13)
-13.04% - American Dad (vs. 3/24/13)
-14.29% - The Simpsons (vs. 3/17/13)
-31.25% - The Cleveland Show

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+13.33% - The Good Wife (vs. NYC 22)
+11.11% - The Amazing Race 22 (vs. The Good Wife)
+9.09% - Family Guy (vs. Family Guy (Repeat))
0.00% - American Dad (vs. The Cleveland Show)
0.00% - The Cleveland Show (vs. The Cleveland Show (Repeat))
-4.00% - 60 Minutes (vs. The Amazing Race 20)
-11.11% - Bob's Burgers
-18.18% - The Simpsons
-19.05% - The Celebrity Apprentice


Here are the highlights of the 17 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (4/15/12):

CBS (9.71 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.8, #1) took home top honors in a tight race on Sunday thanks to its mix of "60 Minutes" (10.79 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.4, #11), "The Amazing Race 20" (9.18 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.5, #1), "The Good Wife" (9.99 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.8, #T6) and the premiere of "NYC 22" (8.90 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T8).

FOX (3.77 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.7, #2) then claimed the silver with repeats of "The Simpsons" (2.36 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 1.0, #15) and "The Cleveland Show" (2.67 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T13) followed by new episodes of "The Simpsons" (4.86 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 2.2, #T2) and "Bob's Burgers" (3.78 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 1.8, #T6), a repeat of "Family Guy" (4.63 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 2.2, #T2) and a new "The Cleveland Show" (4.33 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 2.0, #5).

Next up was NBC (6.54 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.6, #3) with original installments of "Dateline NBC" (4.82 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.3, #12), "Harry's Law" (8.11 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T16) and "The Celebrity Apprentice" (6.62 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.1, #4).

And finally, a new "America's Funniest Home Videos" (6.28 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T8) and a repeat of "Once Upon a Time" (4.14 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T13) led into "Titanic, Part 4" (4.17 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T16) and a new "GCB" (4.48 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T8) - its lowest rating to date - on ABC (4.77 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.3, #4).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - The Cleveland Show (vs. 3/25/12)
+30.00% - Dateline NBC
+25.00% - America's Funniest Home Videos (vs. 3/25/12)
+16.28% - The Amazing Race 20
+12.50% - Bob's Burgers (vs. 4/1/12)
+5.00% - The Celebrity Apprentice
0.00% - The Good Wife (vs. 3/25/12)
-8.33% - The Simpsons (vs. 3/18/12)
-10.00% - Harry's Law
-21.05% - GCB
-53.33% - 60 Minutes

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+44.44% - Dateline NBC
+29.41% - The Simpsons
+8.70% - The Amazing Race 20
+7.69% - 60 Minutes
-5.26% - The Good Wife (vs. Undercover Boss)
-6.25% - America's Funniest Home Videos
-11.76% - GCB (vs. Brothers & Sisters)
-13.04% - The Cleveland Show
-16.00% - The Celebrity Apprentice
-18.18% - Bob's Burgers (vs. American Dad)
-25.00% - Harry's Law (vs. America's Next Great Restaurant)
-31.82% - NYC 22 (vs. CSI: Miami)
-66.67% - Titanic, Part 4 (vs. Desperate Housewives)

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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