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[11/05/12 - 08:41 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Continues Reign with "Sunday Night Football"
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for sunday, november 4, 2012)

Here are the highlights of the 19 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night:

NBC (15.86 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 6.1, #1) was once again the network to beat on Sunday with its mix of "Football Night in America #1" (6.58 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 2.2, #11), "Football Night in America #2" (11.57 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 4.5, #4), "Football Night in America #3" (15.49 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 5.8, #3) and "Sunday Night Football" (18.65 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 7.3, #2).

CBS (13.68 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.3, #2) then was distant second place with its combination of "NFL Overrun" (26.70 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 8.5, #1), "60 Minutes" (16.67 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.8, #5), "The Amazing Race 21" (10.28 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.5, #T9), "The Good Wife" (9.69 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T16) and "The Mentalist" (9.48 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.9, #T12).

Next up was ABC (7.22 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.3, #3) and its all-original lineup of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (6.97 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T16), "Once Upon a Time" (10.10 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 3.5, #6), "Revenge" (7.74 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 2.6, #T7) and "666 Park Avenue" (4.07 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 1.4, #19).

And finally, FOX (4.40 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.0, #4) closed out the night with a repeat of "The Simpsons" (3.70 million viewers, #19; adults 18-49: 1.5, #18) followed by the return of "The Cleveland Show" (4.09 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 1.9, #T12), "The Simpsons" (5.57 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 2.6, #T7), "Bob's Burgers" (3.99 million viewers, #18; adults 18-49: 1.8, #15), "Family Guy" (5.07 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 2.5, #T9) and "American Dad" (3.99 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 1.9, #T12).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+123.53% - 60 Minutes
+15.87% - Sunday Night Football
+6.25% - America's Funniest Home Videos
+5.56% - The Mentalist
+4.17% - The Amazing Race 21
+2.94% - Once Upon a Time
-3.70% - Revenge
-5.56% - The Good Wife
-12.50% - 666 Park Avenue
-13.64% - The Cleveland Show (vs. 10/7/12)
-16.13% - The Simpsons (vs. 10/7/12)
-21.74% - Bob's Burgers (vs. 10/7/12)
-26.47% - Family Guy (vs. 10/7/12)
-26.92% - American Dad (vs. 10/7/12)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+72.73% - 60 Minutes
+54.55% - America's Funniest Home Videos (vs. Once Upon a Time (Repeat))
0.00% - The Mentalist (vs. CSI: Miami)
-3.85% - The Amazing Race 21
-5.41% - Once Upon a Time
-7.14% - Revenge (vs. Desperate Housewives)
-7.59% - Sunday Night Football
-14.29% - Bob's Burgers (vs. Allen Gregory)
-16.67% - Family Guy
-19.05% - The Good Wife
-22.22% - 666 Park Avenue (vs. Pan Am)
-24.00% - American Dad
-29.73% - The Simpsons
-70.31% - The Cleveland Show (vs. The OT)


Here are the highlights of the 18 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (11/6/11):

[EDITOR'S NOTE: Due to live NFL coverage, Fast Nationals are approximate for FOX during the 7p hour and on the night for NBC. Due to local NFL overrun until roughly 7:30p in at least 12.7% of the country, Fast Nationals for CBS are approximate on the night.]

NBC (16.35 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 6.3, #1) held onto top honors last night with its coverage of "Sunday Night Football" (19.67 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 7.9, #2). As usual, pre-game specials "Football Night in America #1" (6.21 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 2.0, #15), "Football Night in America #2" (9.50 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 3.4, #7) and "Football Night in America #3" (16.70 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 6.1, #4) opened the evening.

FOX (10.87 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 4.6, #2) then took home the silver with its mix of "NFL Overrun" (25.99 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 9.6, #1), "The OT" (16.42 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 6.4, #3), "The Simpsons" (7.97 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 3.7, #6), "Allen Gregory" (4.31 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 2.1, #T13), "Family Guy" (5.73 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 3.0, #8) and "American Dad" (4.78 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 2.5, #11).

Next up was ABC (7.36 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.4, #3) with new episodes of "Once Upon a Time" (11.38 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 3.7, #5), "Desperate Housewives" (8.69 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 2.8, #9) and "Pan Am" (5.24 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 1.8, #17). A repeat of last week's "Once Upon a Time" (4.12 million viewers, #18; adults 18-49: 1.1, #18) kicked off the evening at 7:00/6:00c.

And finally, new episodes of "60 Minutes" (13.74 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.2, #12), "The Amazing Race" (9.98 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 2.6, #10), "The Good Wife" (8.99 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 2.1, #T13) and "CSI: Miami" (8.57 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.9, #16) on CBS (10.32 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.2, #4) rounded out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+5.00% - The Good Wife
-3.66% - Sunday Night Football
-5.00% - CSI: Miami
-5.13% - Once Upon a Time
-5.26% - Pan Am
-6.25% - Family Guy
-7.41% - American Dad (vs. 10/2/11)
-7.50% - The Simpsons
-9.68% - Desperate Housewives
-10.34% - The Amazing Race
-12.50% - Allen Gregory
-47.62% - 60 Minutes

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+48.00% - Once Upon a Time (vs. Extreme Makeover: Home Edition)
+17.91% - Sunday Night Football
0.00% - The Simpsons
-13.79% - American Dad
-21.05% - Family Guy
-26.92% - CSI: Miami (vs. Undercover Boss)
-30.00% - Desperate Housewives
-30.77% - Pan Am (vs. Brothers & Sisters)
-32.26% - Allen Gregory (vs. The Cleveland Show)
-34.38% - The Good Wife (vs. The Amazing Race 17)
-35.00% - The Amazing Race (vs. 60 Minutes)
-74.71% - 60 Minutes (vs. NFL Overrun)

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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