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[06/04/12 - 09:06 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Miss USA" Top Tight Demo Race
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for sunday, june 3, 2012)

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

NBC (5.78 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #1) snagged the top spot on Sunday thanks to its mix of "Dateline NBC" (4.62 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T12), "Adele Live in London" (6.18 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.7, #3) and the "2012 Miss USA Pageant" (6.16 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.8, #T1).

ABC (4.91 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.4, #2) then took home a competitive silver with a repeat of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (4.82 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T8) followed by the season premieres of "Secret Millionaire" (5.63 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T4) and "Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition" (4.59 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T4).

Next up was FOX (2.77 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.3, #3) with its all-repeat lineup of "American Dad" (1.94 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T12), "The Cleveland Show" (1.99 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 1.0, #11), "The Simpsons" (2.90 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T8), "Bob's Burgers" (2.61 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T8), "Family Guy" (3.82 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.8, #T1) and another "American Dad" (3.34 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T4).

And finally, a new "60 Minutes" (9.56 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.4, #7) and repeats of "Dogs in the City" (4.51 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T15), "The Good Wife" (4.64 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T15) and "CSI: Miami" (5.20 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.8, #14) on CBS (5.98 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.8, #4) closed out the evening.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+100.00% - 60 Minutes
+12.50% - Dateline NBC

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):

+142.86% - Adele Live in London (vs. Minute to Win It (Repeat))
+38.46% - 2012 Miss USA Pageant (vs. America's Got Talent (Repeat))
+28.57% - Dateline NBC
+7.69% - 60 Minutes
-72.73% - Secret Millionaire (vs. NBA Finals, Game 3)
-72.73% - Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition (vs. NBA Finals, Game 3)


Here are the highlights of the 16 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (6/5/11):

ABC (11.68 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 4.6, #1) cruised to victory on Sunday with its mix of "Jimmy Kimmel: Game Night" (5.50 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.8, #T4), "NBA Countdown" (6.46 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.4, #2) and the "NBA Finals, Game 3" (13.58 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 5.5, #1).

A distant second then went to FOX (3.23 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.5, #2) with its all-repeat lineup of "American Dad" (2.27 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T10), "Bob's Burgers" (2.15 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T10), "The Simpsons" (3.73 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.8, #T4), "The Cleveland Show" (3.41 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T6), "Family Guy" (4.30 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 2.0, #3) and another "American Dad" (3.52 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T6).

Next up was CBS (6.43 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T3) and its combination of "60 Minutes" (9.36 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T8), "CSI: Miami" (5.73 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T14), "Undercover Boss" (4.55 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.9, #13) and another "CSI: Miami" (6.07 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #12).

And finally, NBC (4.27 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T3) closed out the night with "Dateline NBC" (3.74 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T14) and encores of "Minute to Win It" (2.92 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T14) and "America's Got Talent" (5.21 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T8).

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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