or


[07/11/11 - 08:44 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: Jaycee Dugard Special Delivers for ABC
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for sunday, july 10, 2011)

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

ABC (10.13 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.5, #1) dominated the competition on Sunday with its two-hour special "Primetime: Jaycee Dugard: In Her Own Words" (14.78 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.7, #1). Leading off the night were repeats of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (5.36 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.2, #8) and "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" (5.60 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.3, #7).

CBS (5.99 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T2) then snagged the silver with its mix of "60 Minutes" (8.18 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T9), "Big Brother 13" (7.16 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.5, #2), "Undercover Boss" (4.02 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T9) and "CSI: Miami" (4.60 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T9).

Next up was FOX (2.86 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T2) and its all-repeat lineup of "American Dad" (1.82 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T14), "Bob's Burgers" (1.79 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T12), "The Simpsons" (3.52 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.6, #4) "The Cleveland Show" (3.09 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T5), "Family Guy" (3.76 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.8, #3) and another "American Dad" (3.21 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T5).

And finally, NBC (2.88 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4) closed out the evening with its mix of "Dateline NBC" (4.78 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T12), "Women's U.S. Open Golf" (2.38 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.5, #16) and "The Marriage Ref" (2.04 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T14).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49): The Marriage Ref (-33.30%).


Here are the highlights of the 17 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (7/11/10):

FOX (3.08 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.4, #1) edged out the adults 18-49 crown on Sunday thanks to its mix of "Sons of Tucson" (1.62 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 0.7, #17), "American Dad" (1.96 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.9, #15), "The Simpsons" (3.74 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T3), "The Cleveland Show" (3.39 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.5, #5), "Family Guy" (4.04 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.8, #2) and another "Family Guy" (3.72 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T3).

A close silver then went to CBS (6.39 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #2) with its combination of "60 Minutes" (6.97 million viewers, #T1; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T13), "Big Brother 12" (6.97 million viewers, #T1; adults 18-49: 2.3, #1), "The Mentalist" (5.93 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T10) and "Cold Case" (5.69 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #9).

Meanwhile, ABC (4.08 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #4) offered up repeats of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (5.27 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T6) and "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" (4.81 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.3, #8) followed by new episodes of "Scoundrels" (2.99 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.8, #16) and "The Gates" (3.25 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T10).

And finally, NBC (4.94 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #3) closed out the evening with its lineup of "Dateline NBC" (4.90 million viewers, #T7; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T10), "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" (4.90 million viewers, #T7; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T13) and "America's Got Talent" (5.02 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T6).

Source: Nielsen Media Research





  [july 2011]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
     


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)











most recent ratings | view all posts
[09/20/14 - 12:51 PM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Splits Demos with NBC
A special Friday edition of "Big Brother" leads the night among adults 18-49.

[09/20/14 - 12:37 PM]
"Dateline NBC" Equals Its Highest Friday 18-49 Rating in 16 Weeks
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, September 19.

[09/20/14 - 08:40 AM]
L3 Ratings: ABC's "Dancing" Premiere Marks Biggest-Ever Playback Lift - Monday's Top Show
ABC further spins the numbers for Monday, September 15.

[09/19/14 - 02:43 PM]
"Thursday Night Football" on CBS and NFL Network Wins in Primetime with Viewers and Ratings
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, September 18.

[09/19/14 - 08:40 AM]
"The Biggest Loser" Ranks as the #1 Non-Sports Telecast on the Big 4 Last Night in Every Key Measure
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, September 18.

[09/19/14 - 08:31 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Dominates with "Thursday Night Football"
The Eye easily wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/18/14 - 04:56 PM]
Fall Premiere of OWN's "For Better or Worse" Delivers 1.2 Million Viewers
OWN spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 17.

[09/18/14 - 01:15 PM]
Hallmark Channel's "Cedar Cove" Ranks #1 in Primetime Among Households, Women 25-54, and Total Viewers in Live+3 Performance
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, September 13.

[09/18/14 - 11:57 AM]
ESPN's Double Digit Audience Increases Generate Most-Viewed WNBA Playoffs Since 2007
ESPN spins the numbers for its WNBA postseason coverage to date.

[09/18/14 - 11:33 AM]
"The Tonight Show," "Late Night" Dominate Broadcast Timeslot Competition for Week of Sept. 8-12
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of September 8-12.

[09/18/14 - 08:49 AM]
Special Preview of "The Mysteries of Laura" Scored the Highest 18-49 Rating in Its Time Period, Excluding Sports, Since February 26
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 17.

[09/18/14 - 08:29 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Charts with "Got Talent" Finale, "Laura" Premiere
The Peacock easily leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/17/14 - 09:25 AM]
"The Ultimate Fighter" Premiere Attracts 2.54 Million Viewers
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 10.

[09/17/14 - 08:38 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Grows by 32% Week to Week in Adult 18-49 Rating and 16% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 16.

[09/17/14 - 08:30 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Holds Onto Top Spot with "America's Got Talent"
Plus: FOX's "New Girl" and "The Mindy Project" return down more than 30% from a year ago among adults 18-49.