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[07/25/11 - 08:45 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Brother" Again Lifts CBS
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for sunday, july 24, 2011)

Here are the highlights of the 17 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night:

CBS (6.43 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #1) held onto the top spot on Sunday with its mix of "60 Minutes" (8.21 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T8), "Big Brother 13" (6.90 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.4, #1), the debut of "Same Name" (5.27 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T4) and a repeat of "CSI: Miami" (5.32 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #7).

FOX (2.88 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.4, #2) then took home the silver with its all-repeat lineup of "American Dad" (1.79 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T15), "Bob's Burgers" (2.01 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T10), "The Simpsons" (3.66 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.8, #2), "The Cleveland Show" (2.99 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T4), "Family Guy" (3.64 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.8, #3) and another "American Dad" (3.19 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T4).

Next up was NBC (4.13 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #3) and its combination of "Dateline NBC" (4.37 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T10), "America's Got Talent" (4.52 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T8) and "The Marriage Ref" (3.12 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T10).

And finally, repeats of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (5.19 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T10), "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" (3.98 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T10), "Castle" (3.75 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.7, #17) and "Body of Proof" (4.28 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T15) on ABC (4.30 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4) rounded out the evening.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49): Big Brother 13 (0.0%), The Marriage Ref (0.0%).


Here are the highlights of the 17 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (7/25/10):

FOX (3.47 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.6, #1) was the young adults king on Sunday with its mix of "Sons of Tucson" (1.48 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T16), "American Dad" (2.00 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T12), "The Simpsons" (3.82 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T4), "The Cleveland Show" (3.75 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T4), "Family Guy" (5.08 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.5, #T1) and another "Family Guy" (4.69 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.3, #3).

The viewership crown then went to CBS (5.76 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.4, #2) with its lineup of "60 Minutes" (7.58 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T10), "Big Brother 12" (7.22 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.5, #T1), "Undercover Boss" (4.67 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T6) and "The Good Wife" (3.57 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T14).

Next up was NBC (4.13 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T3) and its combination of "Dateline NBC" (4.68 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.1, #9), "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" (4.25 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T14) and "America's Got Talent" (3.79 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T10).

And finally, repeats of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (5.27 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T6) and "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" (4.36 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.2, #8) lead into new episodes of "Scoundrels" (3.10 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T16) and "The Gates" (2.89 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T12) on ABC (3.90 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T3).

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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