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[03/09/15 - 08:47 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, FOX Share Top Demos Honors
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 (3/8/15):

ABC (5.981 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T1) claimed top demo honors on Sunday with its mix of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (6.575 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T5), "Once Upon a Time" (6.634 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.1, #1), "Secrets & Lies" (5.877 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T5) and "Revenge" (4.839 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T10).

FOX (3.319 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T1) however shared the gold with its lineup of a repeat "The Simpsons" (2.418 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.9, #13) alongside new episodes of "Bob's Burgers" (2.468 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T8), "The Simpsons" (3.727 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.6, #4), "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" (3.066 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T5), "Family Guy" (3.950 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 2.0, #2) and "The Last Man on Earth" (4.285 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.8, #3).

Next up was CBS (9.289 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #3) and its quartet of "60 Minutes" (10.296 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T10), "Madam Secretary" (10.806 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T8), "The Good Wife" (9.059 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T10) and "Battle Creek" (6.996 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T14).

And finally, a repeat "The Voice" (3.448 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T14) and a two-hour "Dateline NBC" (3.649 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T14) closed out the evening on NBC (3.549 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #4).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+66.67% - Family Guy (vs. 2/15/15)
+11.11% - Revenge (vs. 1/25/15)
+7.69% - America's Funniest Home Videos
0.00% - Dateline NBC
-4.55% - Once Upon a Time
-6.67% - Secrets & Lies
-9.09% - The Good Wife
-11.11% - The Simpsons
-15.38% - Madam Secretary
-20.00% - Battle Creek
-21.43% - Bob's Burgers
-21.74% - The Last Man on Earth
-22.22% - Brooklyn Nine-Nine
-37.50% - 60 Minutes

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+16.67% - America's Funniest Home Videos
0.00% - The Simpsons
-4.76% - Family Guy (vs. Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey)
-8.33% - Bob's Burgers (vs. The Simpsons)
-8.70% - Once Upon a Time
-14.29% - The Last Man on Earth (vs. Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey)
-23.08% - The Good Wife
-27.27% - Dateline NBC (vs. The Voice (Repeat))
-33.33% - 60 Minutes
-36.36% - Brooklyn Nine-Nine (vs. Family Guy)
-38.89% - Madam Secretary (vs. The Amazing Race)
-47.37% - Revenge
-50.00% - Battle Creek (vs. The Mentalist)
-61.11% - Secrets & Lies (vs. Resurrection)


Here are the highlights of the 15 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (3/9/14):

ABC (7.864 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.2, #1) pulled into the top spot on Sunday thanks to new episodes of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (4.379 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T11) and "Once Upon a Time" (7.270 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.3, #2) followed by the premiere of "Resurrection" (13.312 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.6, #1) and the return of "Revenge" (6.496 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.9, #5).

FOX (4.095 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.7, #2) then took home the silver with its new lineup of "Bob's Burgers" (2.118 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.9, #15), "The Simpsons" (2.649 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T11), another "The Simpsons" (3.725 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T7) and "Family Guy" (4.492 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 2.2, #3) plus the launch of "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey" (5.792 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 2.1, #4).

Next up was CBS (9.471 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.6, #3) with originals from "60 Minutes" (10.612 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #9), "The Amazing Race 23" (8.428 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.8, #6), "The Good Wife" (8.909 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.3, #10) and "The Mentalist" (9.937 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T7).

And finally, NBC (4.747 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #4) closed out the evening with a new two-hour "Dateline NBC" (5.503 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T13) and a rebroadcast of "The Voice" (3.992 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T13).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+46.15% - Revenge (vs. 1/19/14)
+25.00% - 60 Minutes (vs. 2/23/14)
+22.22% - Dateline NBC
+21.05% - Once Upon a Time (vs. 12/15/13)
+20.00% - The Amazing Race 23
+10.00% - Family Guy (vs. 1/26/14)
-5.88% - The Mentalist (vs. 1/12/14)
-5.88% - The Simpsons (vs. 1/26/14)
-20.00% - America's Funniest Home Videos (vs. 1/26/14)
-27.78% - The Good Wife (vs. 1/12/14)
-40.00% - Bob's Burgers (vs. 1/26/14)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+80.00% - Resurrection (vs. Revenge)
+58.33% - Revenge (vs. Red Widow)
+37.50% - Dateline NBC (vs. The Celebrity Apprentice (Repeat))
+22.22% - Family Guy (vs. The Cleveland Show)
+4.55% - Once Upon a Time
0.00% - The Mentalist
0.00% - Bob's Burgers (vs. Bob's Burgers (Repeat))
-4.55% - Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey (vs. Family Guy/Bob's Burgers)
-6.25% - 60 Minutes
-13.33% - The Good Wife
-14.29% - America's Funniest Home Videos
-21.74% - The Amazing Race 23
-25.00% - The Simpsons (vs. American Dad)
-27.27% - The Simpsons

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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