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[11/21/11 - 08:43 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC's "SNF" Holds Off ABC's "AMAs"
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for sunday, november 20, 2011)

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

[EDITOR'S NOTE: Due to NFL overrun, Fast Nationals for CBS are approximate on the night. 60 Minutes began at 7:25p with prime sliding. Due to the nature of live sports, Fast Nationals for NBC are approximate on the night.]

NBC (14.80 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 5.5, #1) as usual was the network to beat on Sunday with its mix of "Football Night in America #1" (7.23 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 2.3, #11), "Football Night in America #2" (10.26 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 3.8, #5), "Football Night in America #3" (13.29 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 4.7, #3) and "Sunday Night Football" (17.53 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 6.6, #1).

ABC (10.14 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.5, #2) then took home the silver with its coverage of "Countdown to American Music Awards" (4.46 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 1.3, #16) and "The 2011 American Music Awards" (12.04 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 4.3, #4).

Next up was CBS (11.88 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.8, #3) and its combination of "NFL Overrun" (19.06 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 5.6, #2), "60 Minutes" (13.87 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.0, #7), "The Amazing Race" (10.05 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 2.7, #T8), "The Good Wife" (9.65 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.9, #T12) and "CSI: Miami" (8.89 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.7, #15).

And finally, a repeat of "The Cleveland Show" (3.01 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 1.2, #17) led into originals of "The Cleveland Show" (3.82 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 1.8, #14), "The Simpsons" (5.74 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 2.7, #T8), "Allen Gregory" (3.97 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 1.9, #T12), "Family Guy" (6.04 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 3.1, #6) and "American Dad" (4.79 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 2.4, #10) on FOX (4.56 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.2, #4).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+30.43% - 60 Minutes
0.00% - The Amazing Race
0.00% - Family Guy
0.00% - American Dad
-5.00% - Allen Gregory
-5.00% - The Good Wife
-9.59% - Sunday Night Football
-19.05% - CSI: Miami
-21.74% - The Cleveland Show (vs. 10/30/11)
-22.86% - The Simpsons

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+4.35% - American Dad
-5.26% - The Cleveland Show (vs. The Simpsons (Repeat))
-6.06% - Family Guy
-6.90% - The Simpsons
-11.76% - 60 Minutes
-12.90% - The Amazing Race
-17.50% - Sunday Night Football
-20.83% - Allen Gregory (vs. The Cleveland Show)
-22.73% - CSI: Miami
-38.71% - The Good Wife (vs. Undercover Boss)


Here are the highlights of the 17 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (11/21/10):

NBC (17.65 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 6.6, #1) was the ratings king on Sunday thanks to another above-average performance from "Sunday Night Football" (21.05 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 8.0, #1). Pre-game specials "Football Night in America #1" (8.19 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 2.8, #11), "Football Night in America #2" (11.55 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 4.2, #5) and "Football Night in America #3" (16.21 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 5.7, #T2) as usual kicked off the night.

ABC (10.78 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.7, #2) the claimed the silver with a new "America's Funniest Home Videos" (8.03 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.9, #T16) and its presentation of "The 2010 American Music Awards" (11.69 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 4.3, #4).

Next up was CBS (13.54 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.4, #3) with its mix of (half-hour results only) "NFL Overrun" (8.19 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 5.7, #T2), "60 Minutes" (15.33 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.4, #6), "The Amazing Race 17" (10.77 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 3.1, #T8), "Undercover Boss" (12.21 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 3.1, #T8) and "CSI: Miami" (10.29 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 2.2, #14).

And finally, repeats of "The Cleveland Show" (5.39 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 2.0, #15) and "The Simpsons" (4.46 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 1.9, #T16) led into fresh installments of "The Simpsons" (6.63 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 2.9, #10), "The Cleveland Show" (5.04 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 2.4, #12), "Family Guy" (6.59 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 3.3, #7) and "American Dad" (4.83 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 2.3, #13) on FOX (5.49 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.5, #4).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49): 60 Minutes (88.90%), America's Funniest Home Videos (18.80%), The Amazing Race 17 (14.80%), Undercover Boss (14.80%), Sunday Night Football (9.60%), Family Guy (0.00%), CSI: Miami (-8.30%), American Dad (-11.50%), The Cleveland Show (-22.60%), The Simpsons (-25.60%).

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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