or


[04/28/14 - 08:35 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos for First Time in Six Weeks
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 17 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (4/27/14):

ABC (6.440 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.7, #1) was back in front on Sunday thanks to new episodes of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (6.459 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.6, #5), "Once Upon a Time" (6.908 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.1, #T1), "Resurrection" (7.457 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.9, #T3) and "Revenge" (4.938 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T10).

CBS (9.204 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T2) then was the most-watched network with its mainstays "60 Minutes" (10.331 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T7), "The Amazing Race 23" (8.552 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.9, #T3), "The Good Wife" (9.257 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.3, #9) and "The Mentalist" (8.679 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T10).

Next up was FOX (3.270 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T2) with originals from "Bob's Burgers" (2.444 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T14), "American Dad" (2.536 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T10), "The Simpsons" (3.382 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 1.5, #6), "Family Guy" (3.969 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 2.1, #T1) and "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey" (3.643 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T7).

And finally, NBC (4.529 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #4) rounded out the evening with fresh installments of "American Dream Builders" (3.120 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.7, #17), "Dateline NBC" (6.095 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T14), "Believe" (4.927 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T10) and "Crisis" (3.974 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.0, #16).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+83.33% - Bob's Burgers
+33.33% - America's Funniest Home Videos (vs. 4/13/14)
+27.27% - 60 Minutes
+23.53% - Once Upon a Time
+22.22% - Dateline NBC
+18.75% - The Amazing Race 23
+16.67% - American Dream Builders
+11.11% - Crisis
+9.09% - American Dad (vs. 4/13/14)
0.00% - Family Guy (vs. 4/13/14)
0.00% - Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey
0.00% - Believe
-5.00% - Resurrection (vs. 4/13/14)
-6.25% - The Simpsons (vs. 4/13/14)
-7.14% - The Good Wife
-7.69% - Revenge (vs. 4/13/14)
-14.29% - The Mentalist

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+71.43% - Revenge (vs. Red Widow)
+37.50% - Dateline NBC (vs. The Voice (Repeat))
+23.53% - Family Guy (vs. Bob's Burgers)
+22.22% - Bob's Burgers (vs. The Simpsons (Repeat))
+11.76% - Resurrection (vs. Revenge)
+6.67% - America's Funniest Home Videos
+5.00% - Once Upon a Time
0.00% - American Dad (vs. The Cleveland Show)
-6.67% - 60 Minutes
-12.50% - American Dream Builders (vs. The Voice (Repeat))
-17.39% - The Amazing Race 23
-18.75% - The Good Wife
-20.00% - Believe (vs. The Celebrity Apprentice)
-20.00% - The Mentalist
-25.00% - The Simpsons
-33.33% - Crisis (vs. The Celebrity Apprentice)
-33.33% - Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey (vs. Family Guy/American Dad)


Here are the highlights of the 16 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (4/28/13):

CBS (9.595 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T1) was the most-watched network on Sunday thanks to its lineup of "60 Minutes" (11.587 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T9), "The Amazing Race 22" (9.090 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.3, #2), the season finale of "The Good Wife" (9.010 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.6, #8) and "The Mentalist" (8.693 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T9).

FOX (3.595 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T1) however shared the demo crown with its mix of a "The Simpsons" (2.098 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.9, #14) repeat followed by new episodes of "The Cleveland Show" (2.634 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 1.2, #13), "The Simpsons" (4.484 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 2.0, #T3), "Bob's Burgers" (3.486 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T6), "Family Guy" (4.898 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 2.5, #1) and "American Dad" (3.968 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.9, #5).

Next up was ABC (5.727 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #3) and its combination of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (6.426 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T9), "Once Upon a Time" (7.036 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.0, #T3), "Revenge" (5.928 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T6) and "Red Widow" (3.518 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.7, #16).

And finally, a rebroadcast of "The Voice" (3.284 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.8, #15) and a new "The Celebrity Apprentice" (4.987 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T9) closed out the evening on NBC (4.135 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #4).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - The Cleveland Show
+15.38% - America's Funniest Home Videos
+13.33% - Revenge (vs. 3/31/13)
+11.11% - The Simpsons (vs. 4/14/13)
+6.67% - The Good Wife
+5.56% - American Dad
+4.17% - Family Guy (vs. 4/14/13)
0.00% - Bob's Burgers
-4.17% - The Amazing Race 22
-4.76% - Once Upon a Time
-6.25% - The Mentalist
-6.25% - The Celebrity Apprentice
-21.05% - 60 Minutes
-30.00% - Red Widow (vs. 3/31/13)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+25.00% - The Mentalist (vs. NYC 22)
+25.00% - 60 Minutes
+7.14% - America's Funniest Home Videos
+4.55% - The Amazing Race 22
0.00% - American Dad (vs. The Cleveland Show)
-5.88% - The Good Wife
-10.53% - Bob's Burgers
-10.71% - Family Guy
-13.04% - The Simpsons
-20.00% - The Cleveland Show
-21.05% - The Celebrity Apprentice
-31.03% - Once Upon a Time
-32.00% - Revenge (vs. Desperate Housewives)
-63.16% - Red Widow (vs. GCB)

Source: Nielsen Media Research





  [april 2014]  
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
[11/25/14 - 01:52 PM]
Hallmark Channel's "Countdown to Christmas" Is the Most Watched Network Among Women 25-54 for 4th Consecutive Weekend
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, November 22 and Sunday, November 23.

[11/25/14 - 01:17 PM]
"Homeland" and "The Affair" Deliver Their Highest Rated Episodes and Total Nights of the Season
Showtime spins the numbers for Sunday, November 23.

[11/25/14 - 11:55 AM]
Nickelodeon Tops Basic Cable with Kids and Total Viewers
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of November 17-23.

[11/25/14 - 11:14 AM]
CMT Keeps the Party Going as 1.3 Million Viewers Tune in for Premieres of "Party Down South 2" and "Drunksgiving" Special
CMT spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 19 and Thursday, November 20.

[11/25/14 - 10:43 AM]
Adult Swim Ranks #1 Among Basic Cable Networks for Total Day Delivery of Adults 18-24 & 18-34 and Men 18-24
Turner spins the numbers for the week of November 17-23.

[11/25/14 - 09:28 AM]
"60 Minutes" Makes the Top 10 for the Fifth Straight Week
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, November 23.

[11/25/14 - 08:49 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Holds Onto Demo Crown with "The Voice"
Plus: "Scorpion" on CBS gets a big boost from a special "The Big Bang Theory" repeat lead in.

[11/25/14 - 08:49 AM]
"The Voice" Is Currently the #1 Big 4 Telecast of the Night in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, November 24.

[11/25/14 - 08:39 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Matches Season Highs in Homes and Women 25-54
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of November 10-14.

[11/25/14 - 08:36 AM]
"Dancing with the Stars" Scores Season Highs and Is Up Year to Year
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, November 24.

[11/24/14 - 03:24 PM]
Thursday's "Kimmel" Is the Show's 2nd-Most-Social Episode Ever/Celebrities Read Mean Tweets #8 is the Biggest Yet in the Series
ABC spins the digital numbers for Thursday, November 20.

[11/24/14 - 03:02 PM]
Discovery's "Gold Rush" Remains #1 Program on All of Television Among Men 18-49
Discovery spins the numbers for Friday, November 21.

[11/24/14 - 11:17 AM]
L+7 Lifts "The Big Bang Theory" Past "Sunday Night Football" As the #1 Program in Viewers, A18-49 and Adults 25-54 in Week Seven
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of November 3-9.

[11/24/14 - 10:24 AM]
Live + 7 Ratings: ABC Claims 3 of the Week's Top 5 Biggest Broadcast Gainers in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of November 3-9.

[11/24/14 - 08:56 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Sunday Night Football" Holds Off "American Music Awards"
NBC wins the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.