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[04/07/14 - 08:34 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Academy of Country Music Awards" Puts on CBS on Top
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 (4/6/14):

CBS (13.098 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.8, #1) was the network to beat on Sunday with its presentation of "60 Minutes" (9.975 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T7) and "The 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards" (14.140 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.3, #1).

The silver then went to ABC (6.293 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.7, #2) and its mix of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (6.027 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T7), "Once Upon a Time" (6.679 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.2, #3), "Resurrection" (7.539 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.1, #4) and "Revenge" (4.930 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T7).

Next up was FOX (3.671 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.5, #3) and its lineup of "Bob's Burgers" (2.274 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.9, #13), "American Dad" (2.713 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 1.2, #10), "The Simpsons" (4.303 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.9, #5), "Family Guy" (4.719 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 2.3, #2) and "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey" (4.010 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.5, #6).

And finally, NBC (3.913 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #4) closed out the evening with "Ann Curry Reports: Our Year of Extremes - Did Climate Change Just Hit Home?" (4.177 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T14), "American Dream Builders" (2.911 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T14), "Believe" (4.138 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T11) and "Crisis" (4.425 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T11).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+9.52% - Family Guy
+8.33% - America's Funniest Home Videos
+4.76% - Once Upon a Time
0.00% - The Simpsons
0.00% - Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey
0.00% - Crisis
-7.14% - Revenge
-8.70% - Resurrection
-9.09% - Believe
-10.00% - Bob's Burgers
-14.29% - American Dad
-25.00% - American Dream Builders
-48.00% - 60 Minutes

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+266.67% - Once Upon a Time (vs. Once Upon a Time (Repeat))
+250.00% - Resurrection (vs. Revenge (Repeat))
+160.00% - Revenge (vs. Red Widow (Repeat))
+64.29% - Family Guy (vs. Bob's Burgers (Repeat))
+50.00% - American Dad (vs. The Cleveland Show (Repeat))
+35.71% - The Simpsons (vs. The Simpsons (Repeat))
+28.57% - Bob's Burgers (vs. Bob's Burgers (Repeat))
+25.00% - Believe (vs. The Celebrity Apprentice (Repeat))
+18.18% - America's Funniest Home Videos (vs. America's Funniest Home Videos (Repeat))
-7.14% - 60 Minutes
-9.09% - Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey (vs. Family Guy (Repeat)/The Cleveland Show)
-23.26% - The 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards
-28.57% - Crisis (vs. The Celebrity Apprentice)
-50.00% - American Dream Builders (vs. The Voice (Repeat))
-50.00% - Ann Curry Reports: Our Year of Extremes - Did Climate Change Just Hit Home? (vs. The Voice (Repeat))


Here are the highlights of the 15 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (4/7/13):

CBS (13.866 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.6, #1) was the top draw on Sunday thanks to a new "60 Minutes" (9.337 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T4) followed by "The 48th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards" (15.376 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 4.3, #1). Said numbers were big boost from last year's ceremony (12.97 million viewers, 3.1 adults 18-49 rating on 4/1/12).

A distant second place then went to FOX (2.820 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.3, #2) with its lineup of "Bob's Burgers" (1.744 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.7, #12), "The Cleveland Show" (2.001 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T10), "The Simpsons" (3.234 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T4), another "Bob's Burgers" (2.976 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T4), "Family Guy" (3.595 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.7, #2) plus a new "The Cleveland Show" (3.373 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.6, #3).

Next up was NBC (3.735 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #3) with encores of "The Voice" (3.898 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.2, #8) and "The Celebrity Apprentice" (2.687 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T10) followed by a new "The Celebrity Apprentice" (4.455 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T4).

And finally, ABC (3.274 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4) was out of the hunt with its all-repeat lineup of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (5.545 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #9), "Once Upon a Time" (2.997 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T13), "Revenge" (2.379 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T13) and "Red Widow" (2.176 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.5, #15).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - The Celebrity Apprentice
-11.11% - The Cleveland Show (vs. 3/17/13)
-53.33% - 60 Minutes

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+6.67% - The Cleveland Show (vs. American Dad (Repeat))
-30.00% - The Celebrity Apprentice
-53.33% - 60 Minutes

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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