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[08/08/11 - 08:38 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Same Name" Perks Up for CBS
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for sunday, august 7, 2011)

Here are the highlights of the 15 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night:

CBS (6.63 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.7, #1) snagged the top spot on Sunday with its mix of "60 Minutes" (8.70 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T4), "Big Brother 13" (7.76 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.8, #1), "Same Name" (5.05 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.6, #2) and "CSI: Miami" (5.01 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T4).

ABC (3.97 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T2) then claimed the silver with its combination of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (5.30 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.3, #3), "Ty's Great British Adventure 2011" (3.83 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T8), "Take the Money and Run" (3.11 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T10) and "Body of Proof" (3.64 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T10).

Next up was FOX (2.79 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T2) with repeats of "American Dad" (1.71 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T13) and "Family Guy" (2.36 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T6) followed by the "2011 Teen Choice Awards" (3.17 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T6).

And finally, NBC (2.93 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4) closed out the evening with "Dateline NBC" (3.18 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.5, #15), a repeat of "It's Worth What?" (2.72 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T13), a new "The Marriage Ref" (3.12 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T10) and a second new "The Marriage Ref" (2.71 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T8).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49): Same Name (14.3%), The Marriage Ref (11.1%), Big Brother 13 (0.0%).


Here are the highlights of the 16 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (8/8/10):

NBC (9.10 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.3, #1) was the network to beat on Sunday with its coverage of the "Madden NFL 10 Pigskin Pro-Am" (5.53 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.1, #4) and "NFL Preseason: Bengals vs. Cowboys" (10.29 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.7, #1).

Second place then went to CBS (6.73 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T2) with its mix of "60 Minutes" (9.28 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.3, #11), "Big Brother 12" (7.48 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.5, #2), "Undercover Boss" (6.17 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.8, #T6) and "The Good Wife" (4.00 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T13).

Sharing the silver was FOX (3.60 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T2) with its all-repeat lineup of "American Dad" (2.09 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T13), "The Simpsons" (2.84 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 1.2, #12), another "The Simpsons" (3.98 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.8, #T6), "The Cleveland Show" (3.82 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.8, #T6), "Family Guy" (4.23 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 2.0, #5) and another "Family Guy" (4.64 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 2.2, #3).

And finally, repeats of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (6.14 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.6, #9) and "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" (5.14 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.4, #10) lead into new episodes of "Scoundrels" (3.33 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T13) and "The Gates" (2.63 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.7, #16) on ABC (4.31 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #4).

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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