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[01/14/13 - 08:48 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Golden Globe Awards" Push NBC Past CBS in Demos
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for sunday, january 13, 2012)

Here are the highlights of the 17 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night:

NBC (14.782 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 4.7, #1) edged out CBS (16.787 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 4.6, #2) in a tight race on Sunday thanks to its coverage of the "Golden Globes Red Carpet" (9.938 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.5, #6) followed by "The 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards" (16.396 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 5.4, #2).

The Eye then served up a full hour of "NFL Overrun" (31.893 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 10.8, #1) alongside originals from "60 Minutes" (14.840 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.7, #3), "The Good Wife" (9.999 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.9, #12) and "The Mentalist" (10.420 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.0, #T10).

Next up was FOX (4.180 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.1, #3) with a repeat of "Bob's Burgers" (2.114 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.9, #16) and new episodes of "The Cleveland Show" (2.729 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T13), "The Simpsons" (5.062 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 2.4, #T7), "Bob's Burgers" (4.452 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 2.3, #9), "Family Guy" (5.936 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 3.1, #4) and "American Dad" (4.788 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 2.4, #T7).

And finally, new episodes of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (6.151 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T13), "Once Upon a Time" (8.148 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 2.8, #5), "Revenge" (6.083 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 2.0, #T10), "Happy Endings" (2.224 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 1.0, #15) and "Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23" (1.754 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 0.8, #17) on ABC (5.593 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.8, #4) closed out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+164.29% - 60 Minutes
+5.56% - The Good Wife
0.00% - America's Funniest Home Videos (vs. 12/9/12)
0.00% - The Cleveland Show (vs. 12/16/12)
0.00% - Happy Endings
-4.76% - The Mentalist
-9.68% - Once Upon a Time
-11.11% - Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23
-11.43% - Family Guy
-13.04% - Revenge
-14.29% - American Dad
-25.81% - Bob's Burgers
-45.45% - The Simpsons

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - The Mentalist (vs. CSI: Miami (Repeat))
+31.58% - Golden Globes Red Carpet
+28.57% - The 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards
+23.33% - 60 Minutes (vs. Undercover Boss)
+16.67% - America's Funniest Home Videos
0.00% - The Good Wife
-15.15% - Once Upon a Time
-23.08% - Happy Endings (vs. Pan Am)
-25.93% - Revenge (vs. Desperate Housewives)
-29.55% - Family Guy
-33.33% - American Dad (vs. Napoleon Dynamite)
-38.46% - Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23 (vs. Pan Am)
-50.00% - Bob's Burgers (vs. Napoleon Dynamite)
-64.71% - The Simpsons
-90.21% - The Cleveland Show (vs. NFL Overrun)


Here are the highlights of the 15 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (1/15/13):

A full hour of "NFL Overrun" (40.08 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 14.3, #1) pushed FOX (20.17 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 8.0, #1) to the top spot on Sunday. Leading out of said coverage were a new "The Simpsons" (15.70 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 6.8, #2), the premiere of "Napoleon Dynamite" (9.51 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 4.6, #3), a new "Family Guy" (8.50 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 4.4, #4) and a second "Napoleon Dynamite" (7.15 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 3.6, #6).

NBC (12.34 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.6, #2) then had to settle for second place with its mix of the "Golden Globes Red Carpet" (7.35 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.9, #T10) and "The 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards" (14.01 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 4.2, #5).

Next up was ABC (6.68 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.1, #3) with original installments of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (5.14 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 1.2, #15), "Once Upon a Time" (9.84 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 3.3, #7), "Desperate Housewives" (7.83 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 2.7, #9) and "Pan Am" (3.93 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 1.3, #14).

And finally, a new "60 Minutes" (8.72 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T12), the return of "Undercover Boss" (11.56 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 3.0, #8), a new "The Good Wife" (9.31 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.9, #T10) and a repeat of "CSI: Miami" (7.07 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T12) on CBS (9.17 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.0, #4) closed out the evening.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+195.65% - The Simpsons
+46.67% - Family Guy
0.00% - Pan Am
-10.00% - Desperate Housewives
-10.81% - Once Upon a Time
-14.29% - America's Funniest Home Videos
-29.63% - The Good Wife
-62.50% - 60 Minutes

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+119.35% - The Simpsons
+76.92% - Napoleon Dynamite (vs. Bob's Burgers)
+65.00% - Once Upon a Time (vs. Extreme Makeover: Home Edition)
+33.33% - Napoleon Dynamite (vs. The Cleveland Show)
+18.92% - Family Guy
+9.09% - America's Funniest Home Videos
-5.00% - Golden Globes Red Carpet
-6.67% - The 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards
-12.90% - Desperate Housewives
-26.83% - Undercover Boss (vs. 60 Minutes)
-38.10% - Pan Am (vs. Brothers & Sisters)
-42.42% - The Good Wife (vs. Undercover Boss)
-88.97% - 60 Minutes (vs. NFL Overrun)

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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