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[12/02/13 - 09:04 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Tops Viewers, Demos for CBS, NBC
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 16 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (12/1/13):

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

NBC (12.624 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 4.4, #1) was the demo champ on Sunday with its usual mix of "Football Night in America #1" (5.276 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T12), "Football Night in America #2" (6.662 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 2.3, #5), "Football Night in America #3" (11.513 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 4.0, #3) and "Sunday Night Football" (15.508 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 5.4, #2).

CBS (15.968 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.7, #2) however was the most-watched network thanks to a full hour of "NFL Overrun" (27.238 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 7.8, #1) followed by new episodes of "60 Minutes" (16.135 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.4, #4), "The Amazing Race 23" (10.395 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.9, #T6) and "The Good Wife" (10.105 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T9).

Next up was FOX (3.350 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.5, #3) with repeats of "Bob's Burgers" (3.544 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T15), "American Dad" (2.731 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T15) and "The Simpsons" (3.539 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T12) plus a new "Bob's Burgers" (3.376 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T9), a repeat "Family Guy" (3.458 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T9) and a new "American Dad" (3.452 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 1.7, #8).

And finally, new episodes of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (6.736 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.2, #14) and "Once Upon a Time" (6.586 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.9, #T6) alongside the original movie "Christmas in Conway" (6.457 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T15) on ABC (6.559 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.3, #4) closed out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+112.50% - 60 Minutes
+26.67% - The Amazing Race 23
+23.08% - The Good Wife
0.00% - Once Upon a Time (vs. 11/17/13)
-5.56% - American Dad
-15.79% - Bob's Burgers
-20.00% - America's Funniest Home Videos
-36.51% - Football Night in America #3
-37.50% - Football Night in America #1
-38.64% - Sunday Night Football
-39.47% - Football Night in America #2

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
-11.11% - The Good Wife
-11.11% - Bob's Burgers
-15.00% - 60 Minutes
-15.00% - American Dad
-16.67% - Football Night in America #1
-18.18% - Sunday Night Football
-18.37% - Football Night in America #3
-25.00% - America's Funniest Home Videos
-28.13% - Football Night in America #2
-29.63% - The Amazing Race 23
-38.71% - Once Upon a Time
-42.11% - Christmas in Conway (vs. Revenge/666 Park Avenue)


Here are the highlights of the 19 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (12/2/12):

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

NBC (15.10 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 5.3, #1) was still the network to beat on Sunday with its usual mix of "Football Night in America #1" (6.04 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.8, #T12), "Football Night in America #2" (9.55 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 3.2, #5), "Football Night in America #3" (14.52 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 4.9, #3) and "Sunday Night Football" (18.13 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 6.6, #2).

CBS (13.31 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.2, #2) then claimed the silver with its lineup of "NFL Overrun" (23.97 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 7.2, #1), "60 Minutes" (16.92 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 4.0, #4), "The Amazing Race 21" (10.71 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.7, #7), "The Good Wife" (9.50 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.8, #T12) and a repeat of "The Mentalist" (8.20 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T17).

Next up was ABC (7.00 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.1, #3) with a new "America's Funniest Home Videos" (7.38 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T15) followed by the fall finales of "Once Upon a Time" (9.05 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 3.1, #6), "Revenge" (7.57 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 2.4, #8) and "666 Park Avenue" (4.02 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T17).

Meanwhile, FOX (3.91 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.7, #4) offered up its combination of a "Bob's Burgers" (3.51 million viewers, #18; adults 18-49: 1.3, #19) repeat, a new "The Cleveland Show" (3.35 million viewers, #19; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T15), a repeat of "The Simpsons" (4.37 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.9, #T10), a new "Bob's Burgers" (3.92 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 1.8, #T12), a repeat of "Family Guy" (4.13 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 1.9, #T10) and a new "American Dad" (4.17 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 2.0, #9).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+81.82% - 60 Minutes
+16.67% - 666 Park Avenue
+9.09% - Revenge
+8.00% - The Amazing Race 21
+5.88% - The Good Wife
+3.33% - Once Upon a Time
0.00% - American Dad (vs. 11/18/12)
0.00% - America's Funniest Home Videos
-1.49% - Sunday Night Football
-10.00% - Bob's Burgers
-15.79% - The Cleveland Show

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+122.22% - 60 Minutes
+14.29% - America's Funniest Home Videos
+1.54% - Sunday Night Football
0.00% - The Amazing Race 21
0.00% - Once Upon a Time
-5.26% - The Good Wife
-7.69% - Revenge (vs. Desperate Housewives)
-12.50% - 666 Park Avenue (vs. Pan Am)
-20.00% - American Dad (vs. The Cleveland Show)
-25.00% - Bob's Burgers (vs. Allen Gregory)
-80.72% - The Cleveland Show (vs. The OT)

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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