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[12/09/13 - 08:25 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos for Sixth Week with "Sunday Night Football"
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 18 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (12/8/13):

NBC (14.925 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 5.4, #1) was of course the network to beat on Sunday with its NFL infused lineup of "Football Night in America #1" (6.157 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.9, #14), "Football Night in America #2" (8.166 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 2.9, #6), "Football Night in America #3" (13.446 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 4.5, #3) and "Sunday Night Football" (16.572 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 6.0, #T1).

FOX (8.512 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.3, #2) then claimed the silver with its mix of "NFL Overrun" (18.272 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 6.0, #T1), "The OT" (11.904 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 4.2, #4), "The Simpsons" (6.819 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 3.0, #5), "Bob's Burgers" (4.581 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 2.1, #T10), "Family Guy" (5.232 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 2.6, #7) and "American Dad" (4.266 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 2.1, #T10).

Next up was CBS (9.875 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.0, #3) and its combination of "60 Minutes" (11.440 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.2, #T8), "The Amazing Race 23" (9.454 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 2.1, #T10), the season finale of "The Amazing Race 23" (8.972 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 2.1, #T10) and "The Mentalist" (9.635 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.7, #15).

And finally, originals from "America's Funniest Home Videos" (6.979 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T16), "Once Upon a Time" (6.883 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 2.2, #T8), "Revenge" (5.978 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T16) and "Betrayal" (3.101 million viewers, #18; adults 18-49: 0.8, #18) on ABC (5.735 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.5, #4) closed out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+31.25% - Bob's Burgers
+26.67% - Football Night in America #1
+26.09% - Football Night in America #2
+25.00% - America's Funniest Home Videos
+23.53% - American Dad
+18.18% - Family Guy (vs. 11/24/13)
+15.79% - Once Upon a Time
+13.33% - The Mentalist (vs. 11/17/13)
+12.50% - Football Night in America #3
+11.11% - Sunday Night Football
+10.53% - The Amazing Race 23
+3.45% - The Simpsons (vs. 11/24/13)
0.00% - Revenge (vs. 11/17/13)
-11.11% - Betrayal (vs. 11/17/13)
-35.29% - 60 Minutes

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+57.14% - Once Upon a Time (vs. Disney Prep & Landing/Disney Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. Nice (Repeats))
+15.79% - 60 Minutes
+7.14% - America's Funniest Home Videos
+6.25% - The Mentalist
0.00% - Bob's Burgers
-4.55% - American Dad
-7.14% - Family Guy
-11.76% - The Simpsons
-12.12% - Football Night in America #2
-13.04% - Sunday Night Football
-16.67% - Football Night in America #3
-16.67% - Revenge (vs. Christmas with Holly)
-17.39% - Football Night in America #1
-19.23% - The Amazing Race 23
-55.56% - Betrayal (vs. Christmas with Holly)


Here are the highlights of the 18 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (12/9/12):

[EDITOR'S NOTE: Due to the nature of live sports, Fast Nationals for FOX and NBC are approximate.]

NBC (15.93 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 5.7, #1) once again was the network to beat with its mix of "Football Night in America #1" (7.10 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 2.3, #10), "Football Night in America #2" (9.63 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 3.3, #6), "Football Night in America #3" (16.06 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 5.4, #3) and "Sunday Night Football" (18.94 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 6.9, #1).

FOX (8.55 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.5, #2) then claimed the silver with its lineup of "NFL Overrun" (17.32 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 6.1, #2), "The OT" (11.60 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 4.3, #4), "The Simpsons" (7.50 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 3.4, #5), "Bob's Burgers" (4.59 million viewers, #18; adults 18-49: 2.1, #12), "Family Guy" (5.62 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 2.8, #7) and "American Dad" (4.65 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 2.2, #11).

Next up was CBS (9.58 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.2, #3) with new episodes of "60 Minutes" (11.77 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.9, #13), "The Amazing Race 21" (9.48 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 2.6, #T8), the season finale of "The Amazing Race 21" (9.20 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 2.6, #T8) and "The Mentalist" (7.89 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.6, #15).

And finally, ABC (6.67 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.6, #4) closed out the evening with its combination of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (6.49 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T16), "Disney Prep & Landing" (4.90 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T16), "Disney Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. Nice" (4.78 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T16) and the original movie "Christmas with Holly" (7.68 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.8, #14).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+16.67% - Bob's Burgers
+10.00% - American Dad
+4.55% - Sunday Night Football
+3.03% - The Simpsons (vs. 11/25/12)
0.00% - Family Guy (vs. 11/25/12)
-3.70% - The Amazing Race 21
-11.11% - The Mentalist (vs. 11/25/12)
-12.50% - America's Funniest Home Videos
-52.50% - 60 Minutes

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+38.46% - Christmas with Holly (vs. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory)
+13.33% - The Simpsons
+8.33% - The Amazing Race 21 - 9:00 (vs. The Good Wife)
-8.70% - Bob's Burgers (vs. The Cleveland Show)
-9.68% - Family Guy
-12.00% - American Dad
-12.50% - America's Funniest Home Videos (vs. America's Funniest Home Videos (Repeat))
-18.75% - The Amazing Race 21 - 8:00
-18.82% - Sunday Night Football
-20.00% - The Mentalist (vs. CSI: Miami)
-48.65% - 60 Minutes

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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