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[04/29/13 - 08:23 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, CBS Split Top Demo Honors
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for sunday, april 28, 2013)

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

CBS (9.595 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T1) was the most-watched network on Sunday thanks to its lineup of "60 Minutes" (11.587 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T9), "The Amazing Race 22" (9.090 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.3, #2), the season finale of "The Good Wife" (9.010 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.6, #8) and "The Mentalist" (8.693 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T9).

FOX (3.595 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T1) however shared the demo crown with its mix of a "The Simpsons" (2.098 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.9, #14) repeat followed by new episodes of "The Cleveland Show" (2.634 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 1.2, #13), "The Simpsons" (4.484 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 2.0, #T3), "Bob's Burgers" (3.486 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T6), "Family Guy" (4.898 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 2.5, #1) and "American Dad" (3.968 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.9, #5).

Next up was ABC (5.727 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #3) and its combination of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (6.426 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T9), "Once Upon a Time" (7.036 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.0, #T3), "Revenge" (5.928 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T6) and "Red Widow" (3.518 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.7, #16).

And finally, a rebroadcast of "The Voice" (3.284 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.8, #15) and a new "The Celebrity Apprentice" (4.987 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T9) closed out the evening on NBC (4.135 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #4).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - The Cleveland Show
+15.38% - America's Funniest Home Videos
+13.33% - Revenge (vs. 3/31/13)
+11.11% - The Simpsons (vs. 4/14/13)
+6.67% - The Good Wife
+5.56% - American Dad
+4.17% - Family Guy (vs. 4/14/13)
0.00% - Bob's Burgers
-4.17% - The Amazing Race 22
-4.76% - Once Upon a Time
-6.25% - The Mentalist
-6.25% - The Celebrity Apprentice
-21.05% - 60 Minutes
-30.00% - Red Widow (vs. 3/31/13)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+25.00% - The Mentalist (vs. NYC 22)
+25.00% - 60 Minutes
+7.14% - America's Funniest Home Videos
+4.55% - The Amazing Race 22
0.00% - American Dad (vs. The Cleveland Show)
-5.88% - The Good Wife
-10.53% - Bob's Burgers
-10.71% - Family Guy
-13.04% - The Simpsons
-20.00% - The Cleveland Show
-21.05% - The Celebrity Apprentice
-31.03% - Once Upon a Time
-32.00% - Revenge (vs. Desperate Housewives)
-63.16% - Red Widow (vs. GCB)


Here are the highlights of the 17 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (4/29/12):

ABC (7.37 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.2, #1) topped the first Sunday of the May sweeps period thanks to new episodes of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (6.66 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.4, #12), "Once Upon a Time" (9.07 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.9, #1), "Desperate Housewives" (8.09 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.5, #3) and "GCB" (5.66 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.9, #T6).

FOX (4.05 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.9, #2) then claimed the silver with a repeat of "The Simpsons" (2.55 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 1.1, #15) followed by new episodes of "The Cleveland Show" (3.11 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 1.5, #11), "The Simpsons" (5.00 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 2.3, #4), "Bob's Burgers" (3.94 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 1.9, #T6), "Family Guy" (5.66 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 2.8, #2) and another "The Cleveland Show" (4.04 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.9, #T6).

Next up was CBS (8.91 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.6, #3) - the night's most-watched network - with new episodes of "60 Minutes" (9.82 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T13) - its season low - and "The Amazing Race 20" (8.42 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.2, #5) - tied as its season low, the season finale of "The Good Wife" (9.83 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.7, #10) - tied as its series low - and week three of "NYC 22" (7.55 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T13).

And finally, originals of "Dateline NBC" (3.38 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.8, #17), "Harry's Law" (7.36 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.9, #16) and "The Celebrity Apprentice" (6.28 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.9, #T6) on NBC (5.82 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.4, #4) closed out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+26.67% - GCB (vs. 4/15/12)
+25.00% - The Cleveland Show (vs. 4/1/12)
+12.00% - Family Guy (vs. 4/1/12)
+5.56% - Bob's Burgers (vs. 4/15/12)
+4.55% - The Simpsons (vs. 4/15/12)
0.00% - Once Upon a Time
0.00% - Harry's Law
-3.85% - Desperate Housewives (vs. 4/1/12)
-5.00% - The Celebrity Apprentice
-5.00% - The Cleveland Show (vs. 4/15/12)
-5.56% - The Good Wife
-6.67% - America's Funniest Home Videos (vs. 4/15/12)
-12.00% - The Amazing Race 20
-14.29% - NYC 22
-29.41% - 60 Minutes
-33.33% - Dateline NBC

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+12.00% - Family Guy (vs. Family Guy (Repeat))
+7.41% - Once Upon a Time (vs. Extreme Makeover: Home Edition)
+7.14% - The Cleveland Show (vs. Family Guy (Repeat))
-9.52% - GCB (vs. Brothers & Sisters)
-9.52% - The Cleveland Show (vs. American Dad (Repeat))
-12.00% - The Amazing Race 20
-13.64% - Bob's Burgers (vs. The Cleveland Show (Repeat))
-16.67% - Desperate Housewives
-20.00% - 60 Minutes
-20.69% - The Simpsons
-22.73% - The Good Wife (vs. Undercover Boss)
-33.33% - America's Funniest Home Videos
-38.46% - Dateline NBC
-40.63% - The Celebrity Apprentice
-42.86% - NYC 22 (vs. CSI: Miami)
-55.00% - Harry's Law (vs. America's Next Great Restaurant)

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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