or


[10/07/13 - 08:40 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Hands Demo Crown to NBC, Total Viewers to CBS
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

Primetime Preliminary Fast National Nielsen Data
(includes all DVR playback through 3:00 am)

Here are the highlights of the nine ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (10/6/13):

[EDITOR'S NOTE: Due to the nature of live sports, Fast Nationals for FOX (from 7-7:30p), CBS, and NBC are approximate. On CBS, the NFL overrun aired until approximately 7:44p.]

NBC (12.608 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 4.9, #1) continued its demo reign on Sunday with its usual mix of "Football Night in America #1" (6.433 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 2.1, #T10), "Football Night in America #2" (9.883 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 3.6, #5), "Football Night in America #3" (12.783 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 4.9, #4) and "Sunday Night Football" (14.353 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 5.7, #2).

The silver then went to CBS (15.156 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.8, #2) with its "NFL Overrun" (29.016 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 9.4, #1) powered lineup of "60 Minutes" (20.890 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 5.4, #3), "The Amazing Race 23" (11.122 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.5, #T7), "The Good Wife" (9.583 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.9, #T12) and "The Mentalist" (9.046 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.7, #16).

Next up was FOX (4.597 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.1, #3) with its own "NFL Overrun" (3.186 million viewers, #18; adults 18-49: 1.2, #17) followed by a repeat of "The Simpsons" (4.240 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 1.8, #15) and originals from "The Simpsons" (6.313 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 2.9, #6), "Bob's Burgers" (4.222 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 1.9, #T12), "Family Guy" (5.207 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 2.5, #T7) and "American Dad" (4.416 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 2.1, #T10).

And finally, a repeat of "Once Upon a Time" (2.875 million viewers, #19; adults 18-49: 0.6, #19) led into new episodes of "Once Upon a Time" (7.658 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 2.5, #T7), "Revenge" (6.693 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.9, #T12) - marking its series low for fall originals - and "Betrayal" (3.965 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 1.1, #18) on ABC (5.298 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.5, #4).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+260.00% - 60 Minutes
+26.67% - The Good Wife
+25.00% - The Amazing Race 23
+6.25% - The Mentalist
+5.88% - Football Night in America #2
+3.57% - The Simpsons
0.00% - Football Night in America #1
0.00% - American Dad
-3.85% - Once Upon a Time
-3.85% - Family Guy
-7.55% - Football Night in America #3
-9.52% - Bob's Burgers
-14.93% - Sunday Night Football
-20.83% - Revenge
-26.67% - Betrayal

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+42.11% - 60 Minutes
+11.76% - The Good Wife
+6.25% - The Mentalist
0.00% - The Amazing Race 23
0.00% - Football Night in America #1
-6.45% - The Simpsons
-8.06% - Sunday Night Football
-9.26% - Football Night in America #3
-10.00% - Football Night in America #2
-17.39% - Bob's Burgers
-19.23% - American Dad
-24.24% - Once Upon a Time
-26.47% - Family Guy
-26.92% - Revenge
-35.29% - Betrayal (vs. 666 Park Avenue)


Here are the highlights of the 19 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (10/7/12):

[EDITOR'S NOTE: Due to the nature of live sports, Fast Nationals for FOX (from 7-7:30p), CBS and NBC are approximate.]

NBC (14.72 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 5.8, #1) was the network to beat on Sunday with its mix of "Football Night in America #1" (6.47 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 2.1, #14), "Football Night in America #2" (10.26 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 4.0, #4), "Football Night in America #3" (13.82 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 5.4, #3) and of course "Sunday Night Football" (15.79 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 6.2, #2).

CBS (12.68 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.2, #2) then took home the silver with a half hour of "NFL Overrun" (23.18 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 7.8, #1) followed by originals from "60 Minutes" (16.07 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.8, #5), "The Amazing Race 21" (9.77 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.5, #11), "The Good Wife" (8.95 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T16) and "The Mentalist" (8.70 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.6, #18).

Next up was FOX (5.39 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.6, #3) with a repeat of "The Simpsons" (4.64 million viewers, #18; adults 18-49: 2.0, #15) followed by the return of "The Cleveland Show" (4.43 million viewers, #19; adults 18-49: 2.2, #13) plus originals from "The Simpsons" (6.52 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 3.1, #8), "Bob's Burgers" (4.84 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 2.3, #12), "Family Guy" (6.74 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 3.4, #6) and "American Dad" (5.18 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 2.6, #T9).

And finally, ABC (7.36 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.3, #4) rounded out the night with the season premiere of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (6.48 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.5, #19) alongside new episodes of "Once Upon a Time" (9.62 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 3.3, #7), "Revenge" (8.27 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 2.6, #T9) and "666 Park Avenue" (5.08 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T16).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+111.11% - 60 Minutes
+4.00% - American Dad
+3.03% - Family Guy
0.00% - The Amazing Race 21
-5.56% - The Good Wife
-8.00% - Bob's Burgers
-13.16% - Once Upon a Time
-16.22% - The Simpsons
-18.75% - Revenge
-22.73% - 666 Park Avenue
-23.46% - Sunday Night Football
-23.81% - The Mentalist

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+210.00% - The Simpsons (vs. The X Factor (Repeat))
+161.54% - Family Guy (vs. The X Factor (Repeat))
+130.00% - Bob's Burgers (vs. The X Factor (Repeat))
+120.00% - The Cleveland Show (vs. The Cleveland Show (Repeat))
+100.00% - American Dad (vs. The X Factor (Repeat))
+65.00% - Once Upon a Time (vs. Extreme Makeover: Home Edition)
+7.14% - America's Funniest Home Videos
+5.56% - 60 Minutes
-3.70% - Revenge (vs. Desperate Housewives)
-7.41% - The Amazing Race 21
-10.53% - 666 Park Avenue (vs. Pan Am)
-20.00% - The Mentalist (vs. CSI: Miami)
-21.52% - Sunday Night Football
-22.73% - The Good Wife

Source: Nielsen Media Research





  [october 2013]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
  


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[06/30/16 - 08:37 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Demo Race with "Big Brother"
The Eye leads the night among adults 18-49 while NBC is the most-watched network.

[06/29/16 - 12:28 PM]
Golf Channel Posts Most-Watched Second Quarter Ever
Golf Channel spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[06/29/16 - 08:35 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Got Talent" Once Again Keeps NBC on Top
The Peacock wins the night in adults 18-49 as well as total viewers.

[06/28/16 - 03:42 PM]
OWN Delivers 2Q 2016 Primetime Growth and Most-Watched Week in Network History
OWN spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[06/28/16 - 12:16 PM]
Hallmark Channel's Most Recent Original Premiere Marks 4th Consecutive Week with Top HH-Rated Movie of the Week
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of June 20-26.

[06/28/16 - 11:18 AM]
All Eyes Were on the 2016 "BET Awards" as 7.2mm Total Viewers Tuned in Across 12 Viacom Networks for the Premiere Telecast on Sunday, June 26
BET spins the numbers for Sunday, June 26.

[06/28/16 - 09:06 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "American Ninja Warrior" Hold Onto Top Spot
The Peacock leads the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/27/16 - 01:44 PM]
ESPN Films' "O.J.: Made in America" Seen by More than 35 Million People
ESPN spins the numbers for the series to date.

[06/27/16 - 12:48 PM]
TV One's June 14 Episode of Docu-Series "Rickey Smiley for Real" Is Most Watched Episode of the Series Among Key Demos
TV One further spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 14.

[06/27/16 - 08:37 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC's "Sunday Fun and Games" Lineup Opens on Top
The Alphabet's "$100,000 Pyramid" leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/26/16 - 09:01 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Viewers, Splits Demo Crown with NBC
The Alphabet's "In an Instant" and the Peacock's "U.S. Olympic Trials" coverage lead the night among adults 18-49.

[06/26/16 - 08:47 AM]
NBC Ties for the Saturday Primetime Win as Men's Gymnastics Scores a 7-Week Slot High
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, June 25.

[06/25/16 - 08:55 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Wins Low Key Demo Race
ABC, NBC and CBS all finish within a few ticks among adults 18-49.

[06/25/16 - 08:27 AM]
Women's Gymnastics Championship Grows 80% Vs. Year-Ago Saturday Telecast
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, June 24.

[06/24/16 - 12:03 PM]
Travel Channel's "Expedition Unknown" Posts Highest-Rated Episode of Second Season
Travel Channel spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 22.