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[12/01/14 - 08:17 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Gives Big Boost to NBC, 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 19 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (11/30/14):

NBC (15.641 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 5.4, #1) held onto the top spot on Sunday with its usual mix of "Football Night in America #1" (6.621 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 2.0, #T6), "Football Night in America #2" (12.190 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 4.3, #4), "Football Night in America #3" (15.386 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 5.3, #3) and "Sunday Night Football" (18.187 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 6.3, #2).

CBS (15.337 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.1, #2) then claimed the silver with a monster "NFL Overrun" (31.166 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 9.2, #1) followed by "60 Minutes" (18.299 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.7, #5), the fall finale of "Madam Secretary" (12.988 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.9, #8), the season premiere of "The Mentalist" (10.366 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.6, #9) and a new "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" (8.227 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T10).

Next up was ABC (4.969 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.3, #3) and the return of its regular lineup of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (5.938 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T12), "Once Upon a Time" (6.298 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 2.0, #T6), "Resurrection" (3.573 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T17) and "Revenge" (4.068 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T14).

And finally, FOX (2.403 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #4) closed out the evening with its combination of "Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas" (2.592 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T17), "Mulaney" (1.544 million viewers, #19; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T17), a repeat "The Simpsons" (2.566 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T14), "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" (3.093 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T10), a repeat "Family Guy" (2.414 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T12) and a new "Bob's Burgers" (2.209 million viewers, #18; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T14).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+16.22% - Football Night in America #2
+11.11% - Bob's Burgers
+7.69% - CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
+5.56% - Madam Secretary
+1.92% - Football Night in America #3
-4.76% - Football Night in America #1
-5.13% - 60 Minutes
-6.67% - Brooklyn Nine-Nine
-11.27% - Sunday Night Football
-14.29% - Mulaney
-16.67% - Once Upon a Time (vs. 11/16/14)
-21.43% - America's Funniest Home Videos
-33.33% - Resurrection (vs. 11/9/14)
-33.33% - Revenge (vs. 11/16/14)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+86.96% - Football Night in America #2
+33.33% - Football Night in America #1
+32.50% - Football Night in America #3
+16.67% - Sunday Night Football
+8.82% - 60 Minutes
+5.26% - Once Upon a Time
0.00% - Madam Secretary (vs. The Amazing Race)
0.00% - The Mentalist (vs. The Good Wife)
-8.33% - America's Funniest Home Videos
-9.09% - Revenge (vs. Christmas in Conway)
-12.50% - Brooklyn Nine-Nine (vs. Bob's Burgers)
-27.27% - Resurrection (vs. Christmas in Conway)
-41.18% - Bob's Burgers (vs. American Dad)
-45.45% - Mulaney (vs. American Dad (Repeat))


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

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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