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[07/08/13 - 08:24 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Brother" Surges as CBS Tops Viewers
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for sunday, july 7, 2013)

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

CBS (5.426 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T1) was the most-watched network on Sunday with its mix of "60 Minutes" (7.551 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T6), "Big Brother 15" (6.249 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.1, #1), "Under the Dome" (4.098 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T9) and "The Mentalist" (3.807 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T14).

FOX (2.664 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T1) however shared the demo crown despite its all-repeat lineup of "The Cleveland Show" (1.731 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T14), "The Simpsons" (1.957 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T12), another "The Simpsons" (3.089 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.4, #4), "Bob's Burgers" (2.676 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 1.3, #5), "Family Guy" (3.492 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.7, #2) and "American Dad" (3.039 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.5, #3).

Next up was NBC (3.671 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T3) with encores of "America's Got Talent" (4.119 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T6) and "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (3.597 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T12) plus a new "Crossing Lines" (2.849 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T16).

And finally, ABC (3.340 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T3) closed out the evening with its combination of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (4.469 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T9), "Celebrity Wife Swap" (2.894 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T9), "Whodunnit?" (2.987 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T6) and "Castle" (3.009 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T16).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+23.53% - Big Brother 15
0.00% - Whodunnit?
-10.00% - Celebrity Wife Swap
-14.29% - Crossing Lines

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+162.50% - Big Brother 15 (vs. 60 Minutes (Repeat))
-33.33% - Whodunnit? (vs. Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition)
-33.33% - Crossing Lines (vs. America's Got Talent (Repeat))
-40.00% - Celebrity Wife Swap (vs. Secret Millionaire)


Here are the highlights of the 16 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (7/8/12):

ABC (4.76 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.4, #1) was the network to beat on Sunday with a repeat of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (4.52 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T8) followed by new episodes of "Secret Millionaire" (5.60 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T3) and "Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition" (4.47 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T3).

FOX (2.89 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.3, #2) then was a competitive second place with its mix of "American Dad" (1.74 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.7, #14), "The Cleveland Show" (2.00 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T12), "The Simpsons" (3.01 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 1.2, #6), another "The Simpsons" (3.14 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.3, #5), "Family Guy" (3.64 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.7, #2) and another "Family Guy" (3.79 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.8, #1).

Next up was NBC (4.47 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #3) with its combination of "Dateline NBC" (5.82 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #7), "America's Got Talent" (4.14 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T8) and another "America's Got Talent" (3.77 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T10).

Rounding out the night then was CBS (5.48 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4) with repeats of "60 Minutes" (7.34 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T10), another "60 Minutes" (5.63 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T12), "The Good Wife" (4.29 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.5, #15) and "The Mentalist" (4.63 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #16).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+36.36% - Secret Millionaire
+25.00% - Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition
-8.33% - Dateline NBC (vs. 6/24/12)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+15.38% - Secret Millionaire (vs. Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (Repeat))
+22.22% - Dateline NBC (vs. Dateline NBC (Repeat))
-59.46% - Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition (vs. Primetime: Jaycee Dugard: In Her Own Words)

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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