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[06/18/12 - 09:00 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Coasts to Victory With Game 3 of NBA Finals
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for sunday, june 17, 2012)

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

ABC (11.49 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 4.8, #1) coasted to victory on Sunday with its mix of "Jimmy Kimmel: Game Night" (5.23 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.9, #4), "NBA Countdown" (6.45 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.6, #2) and "NBA Finals, Game 3" (13.38 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 5.6, #1).

NBC (8.78 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.1, #2) then took home a distant second place with its nearly full night of "U.S. Open Golf" (9.45 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.3, #3) coverage plus a repeat of "Betty White's Off Their Rockers" (4.05 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.1, #9).

Next up was FOX (2.69 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #3) and its all-repeat lineup of "American Dad" (1.69 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T12), "The Cleveland Show" (2.08 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T10), "The Simpsons" (2.82 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T7), "Bob's Burgers" (2.63 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T7), "Family Guy" (3.64 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.6, #5) and "American Dad" (3.26 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.4, #6).

And finally, a new "60 Minutes" (7.35 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T10) followed by repeats of "Blue Bloods" (5.04 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.7, #14), "The Good Wife" (4.22 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.5, #15) and "The Mentalist" (4.97 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T12) on CBS (5.39 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #4).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
-9.09% - 60 Minutes

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+788.89% - NBA Finals, Game 3 (vs. Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (Repeat)/Castle (Repeat)/Body of Proof (Repeat))
+160.00% - NBA Countdown (vs. America's Funniest Home Videos (Repeat))
+90.00% - Jimmy Kimmel: Game Night (vs. America's Funniest Home Videos (Repeat))
+30.68% - U.S. Open Golf (vs. PGA Overrun/Minute to Win It (Repeat)/America's Got Talent (Repeat)/2011 Miss USA Pageant)
+25.00% - 60 Minutes


Here are the highlights of the 17 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (6/19/11):

NBC (6.57 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.8, #1) was the network to beat on Sunday with its mix of "PGA Overrun" (9.01 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.2, #T1), "Minute to Win It" (5.24 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.3, #7), "America's Got Talent" (4.65 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.1, #8) and the "2011 Miss USA Pageant" (7.25 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.2, #T1). The pageant matched its highest 18-49 rating in six years (since 2005) and delivered its biggest overall audience in four years (since 2007).

FOX (2.81 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.3, #2) then claimed the silver with its all-repeat lineup of "American Dad" (1.73 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T10), "Bob's Burgers" (1.59 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 0.7, #14), "The Simpsons" (3.22 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T5), "The Cleveland Show" (3.13 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T5), "Family Guy" (3.81 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.8, #3) and another "American Dad" (3.39 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.6, #4).

Next up was CBS (5.36 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T3) and its mix of "60 Minutes" (7.35 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T10), "The 38th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards" (5.42 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T10) and "The Good Wife" (3.28 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T16).

And finally, repeats of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (4.72 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.0, #9), "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" (3.34 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T10), "Castle" (3.37 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T16) and "Body of Proof" (4.10 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.6, #15) on ABC (3.88 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T3) rounded out the night.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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