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[11/12/12 - 08:31 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Is Tops in Demos, Viewers with "Sunday Night Football"
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for sunday, november 11, 2012)

Here are the highlights of the 18 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 for FOX and NBC are approximate. "The Simpsons" began at 8:20 p.m. following the conclusion of NFL Football and the rest of the night slid accordingly.]

NBC (14.97 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" (5.72 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 1.9, #13), "Football Night in America #2" (7.72 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 2.7, #T6), "Football Night in America #3" (12.90 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 4.4, #4) and "Sunday Night Football" (18.69 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 7.0, #1).

FOX (10.27 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 4.2, #2) then claimed the silver with a full hour of "NFL Overrun" (18.60 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 6.9, #2) followed by (half-hour results only) "NFL Overrun/The Simpsons" (13.32 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 5.6, #3), "The Simpsons/Bob's Burgers" (5.77 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 2.8, #5), "Bob's Burgers/Family Guy" (5.38 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 2.7, #T6), "Family Guy/Family Guy" (5.30 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 2.5, #9) and "Family Guy/Local Programming" (4.94 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 2.0, #12).

Next up was ABC (6.57 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.0, #3) and its lineup of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (6.09 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.4, #17), "Once Upon a Time" (8.69 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 2.7, #T6), "Revenge" (7.47 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 2.4, #T10) and "666 Park Avenue" (4.04 million viewers, #18; adults 18-49: 1.3, #18).

And finally, CBS (9.85 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.9, #4) closed out the evening with its combination of "60 Minutes" (11.26 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T15), "The Amazing Race 21" (9.16 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 2.4, #T10), "The Good Wife" (8.98 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T15) and "The Mentalist" (10.00 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.8, #14).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+115.38% - NFL Overrun/The Simpsons
+55.56% - The Simpsons/Bob's Burgers
+8.00% - Bob's Burgers/Family Guy
0.00% - The Good Wife
-4.00% - The Amazing Race 21
-4.11% - Sunday Night Football
-5.26% - The Mentalist
-7.14% - 666 Park Avenue
-7.69% - Revenge
-17.65% - America's Funniest Home Videos
-22.86% - Once Upon a Time
-55.26% - 60 Minutes

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+60.00% - NFL Overrun/The Simpsons (vs. The Simpsons)
+40.00% - The Simpsons/Bob's Burgers (vs. Allen Gregory)
+4.17% - Family Guy/Family Guy (vs. American Dad)
-4.11% - Sunday Night Football
-11.11% - The Amazing Race 21
-12.90% - Bob's Burgers/Family Guy (vs. Family Guy)
-14.29% - The Mentalist (vs. CSI: Miami)
-15.00% - The Good Wife
-17.65% - America's Funniest Home Videos
-20.00% - Revenge (vs. Desperate Housewives)
-26.09% - 60 Minutes
-27.78% - 666 Park Avenue (vs. Pan Am)
-28.95% - Once Upon a Time


Here are the highlights of the 18 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (11/13/11):

[EDITOR'S NOTE: Due to live NFL coverage, Fast Nationals are approximate for FOX from 7-8p and for NBC for the night. Due to local NFL overrun until roughly 7:30p in at least 12% of the country, Fast Nationals for CBS are approximate on the night.]

NBC (15.78 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 6.0, #1) cruised to victory last night with its "Sunday Night Football" (19.06 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 7.3, #T1) franchise. Leading off the night as usual were pre-game specials "Football Night in America #1" (6.65 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 2.3, #T12), "Football Night in America #2" (8.97 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 3.4, #7) and "Football Night in America #3" (15.33 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 5.4, #3).

FOX (8.94 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.8, #2) then claimed the silver with its mix of "NFL Overrun" (19.20 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 7.3, #T1), "The OT" (11.86 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 4.8, #4), "The Simpsons" (7.53 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 3.5, #6), "Allen Gregory" (4.24 million viewers, #18; adults 18-49: 2.0, #T15), "Family Guy" (5.96 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 3.1, #8) and "American Dad" (4.85 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 2.4, #11).

Next up was ABC (8.38 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.6, #3) with the return of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (7.30 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.7, #18) followed by new episodes of "Once Upon a Time" (11.33 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 3.8, #5), "Desperate Housewives" (9.22 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 3.0, #9) and "Pan Am" (5.68 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 1.8, #17).

And finally, new episodes of "60 Minutes" (13.25 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.3, #T12), "The Amazing Race" (10.58 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 2.7, #10), "The Good Wife" (10.07 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 2.0, #T15) and "CSI: Miami" (9.82 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 2.1, #14) on CBS (10.93 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.3, #4) closed out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+13.33% - America's Funniest Home Videos (vs. 10/23/11) +10.53% - CSI: Miami +7.14% - Desperate Housewives +4.55% - 60 Minutes +3.85% - The Amazing Race +3.33% - Family Guy +2.70% - Once Upon a Time 0.00% - Pan Am -4.00% - American Dad -4.76% - The Good Wife -4.76% - Allen Gregory -5.41% - The Simpsons -7.59% - Sunday Night Football

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+72.73% - Once Upon a Time (vs. Extreme Makeover: Home Edition)
+27.78% - 60 Minutes
+6.25% - America's Funniest Home Videos
0.00% - The Amazing Race
0.00% - Sunday Night Football
-6.06% - Family Guy
-7.69% - American Dad
-10.26% - The Simpsons
-12.50% - CSI: Miami
-18.92% - Desperate Housewives
-25.93% - The Good Wife (vs. Undercover Boss)
-28.00% - Pan Am (vs. Brothers & Sisters)
-35.48% - Allen Gregory (vs. The Cleveland Show)

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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