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[11/28/11 - 08:32 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "SNF" Continues NBC's Sunday Reign
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for sunday, november 27, 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 the nature of live sports, Fast Nationals are approximate for FOX from 7-8p and for CBS and NBC on the night.]

NBC (14.17 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 5.4, #1) was as usual the network to beat on Sunday with its mix of "Football Night in America #1" (6.00 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.9, #T12), "Football Night in America #2" (7.83 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 2.7, #8), "Football Night in America #3" (13.42 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 4.7, #3) and of course "Sunday Night Football" (17.23 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 6.7, #2).

CBS (13.49 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.6, #2) then got a spark from a full hour of "NFL Overrun" (22.87 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 7.0, #1) followed by new episodes of "60 Minutes" (15.36 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.6, #4) and "The Amazing Race" (8.98 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.4, #10) as well as an encore of "Person of Interest" (6.77 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T15).

Next up was ABC (7.81 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.8, #3) with new episodes of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (7.62 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.8, #14) and "Once Upon a Time" (10.66 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 3.4, #5) alongside the original movie "Mitch Albom's Have a Little Faith" (6.48 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.1, #17).

And finally, "NFL Overrun" (8.83 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 3.3, #6) on FOX (5.26 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #4) led into new episodes of "The Cleveland Show" (4.06 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 1.9, #T12), "The Simpsons" (5.61 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 2.6, #9), "Allen Gregory" (3.12 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T15), "Family Guy" (5.51 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 2.8, #7) and "American Dad" (4.46 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 2.2, #11).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+20.00% - 60 Minutes
+5.88% - America's Funniest Home Videos
+5.56% - The Cleveland Show
+1.52% - Sunday Night Football
-3.70% - The Simpsons
-8.33% - American Dad
-9.68% - Family Guy
-10.53% - Once Upon a Time
-11.11% - The Amazing Race
-21.05% - Allen Gregory

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+100.00% - Once Upon a Time (vs. Extreme Makeover: Home Edition)
+71.43% - 60 Minutes
+12.42% - Sunday Night Football
-5.26% - America's Funniest Home Videos
-6.67% - Family Guy
-22.58% - The Amazing Race
-24.14% - American Dad
-36.59% - The Simpsons
-55.88% - Allen Gregory (vs. The Cleveland Show)
-59.57% - The Cleveland Show (vs. The OT)


Here are the highlights of the 17 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (11/28/10):

NBC (13.54 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 4.9, #1) held off the competition on Sunday thanks to its mix of "Football Night in America #1" (6.94 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 2.1, #T11), "Football Night in America #2" (8.86 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 3.0, #T8), "Football Night in America #3" (13.32 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 4.4, #4) and "Sunday Night Football" (15.83 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 6.0, #2).

FOX (10.36 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 4.3, #2) then took home a strong second place with its combination of "NFL Overrun" (21.03 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 7.8, #1), "The OT" (11.72 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 4.7, #3), "The Simpsons" (9.42 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 4.1, #5), "The Cleveland Show" (7.45 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 3.4, #6), "Family Guy" (6.41 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 3.0, #T8) and "American Dad" (6.15 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 2.9, #10).

Next up was CBS (12.50 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.3, #3) with fresh installments of "60 Minutes" (12.41 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.1, #T11) and "The Amazing Race 17" (10.92 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 3.1, #7) followed by the original movie "November Christmas" (13.35 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.1, #T11).

And finally, repeats of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (7.67 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.9, #14), "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" (6.44 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.7, #15), "Desperate Housewives" (4.58 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 1.3, #16) and "Brothers & Sisters" (3.31 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 0.9, #17) on ABC (5.50 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.4, #4) rounded out the evening.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49): The Cleveland Show (41.70%), The Simpsons (41.40%), American Dad (26.10%), The Amazing Race 17 (0.00%), Sunday Night Football (-25.50%), 60 Minutes (-38.20%).

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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