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[02/11/13 - 08:34 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Wins Big with Grammys, No Match for 2012
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for sunday, february 10, 2013)

Here are the highlights of the 15 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night:

"The 55th Annual Grammy Awards" (29.020 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 10.3, #1) dominated the competition on Sunday, giving CBS (24.546 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 8.2, #1) top honors. At 7:00/6:00c, a new "60 Minutes" (11.125 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.9, #6) kicked off the night for the Eye.

A distant silver then went to FOX (3.508 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.8, #2) with its mix of "Bob's Burgers" (2.189 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 1.0, #12), "The Cleveland Show" (2.749 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.3, #10), "The Simpsons" (4.312 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 2.1, #4), "Bob's Burgers" (3.428 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.8, #T7), "Family Guy" (4.568 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 2.4, #2) and "American Dad" (3.804 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 2.0, #5).

Next up was ABC (5.567 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #3) with originals from "America's Funniest Home Videos" (7.283 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.8, #T7), "Once Upon a Time" (7.022 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.2, #3), "Revenge" (5.067 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.4, #9) and "Revenge for Real" (2.896 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T13).

And finally, NBC (3.482 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #4) closed out the evening with its lineup of "Dateline NBC" (5.710 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.2, #11), "Betty White's Second Annual 90th Birthday Special" (3.085 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.6, #15) and "Saturday Night Live in the '80s: Lost & Found" (2.566 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T13).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+38.46% - America's Funniest Home Videos (vs. 1/20/13)
+11.76% - 60 Minutes (vs. 1/27/13)
+8.33% - The Cleveland Show (vs. 1/27/13)
-4.76% - American Dad (vs. 1/27/13)
-8.33% - Once Upon a Time (vs. 1/20/13)
-10.00% - Bob's Burgers (vs. 1/27/13)
-12.50% - The Simpsons (vs. 1/27/13)
-14.29% - Family Guy (vs. 1/27/13)
-17.65% - Revenge (vs. 1/20/13)
-20.00% - Dateline NBC (vs. 1/6/13)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+17.65% - American Dad
+14.29% - Revenge for Real (vs. Pan Am)
+8.33% - The Cleveland Show
+5.88% - Bob's Burgers (vs. Napoleon Dynamite)
+5.00% - The Simpsons
-4.00% - Family Guy
-10.00% - America's Funniest Home Videos
-22.22% - Revenge (vs. Desperate Housewives)
-25.00% - Dateline NBC
-26.67% - Once Upon a Time
-28.47% - The 55th Annual Grammy Awards
-34.48% - 60 Minutes


Here are the highlights of the 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (2/12/12):

CBS (34.51 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 11.5, #1) surged to the top spot on Sunday with its coverage of "The 54th Annual Grammy Awards" (41.16 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 14.4, #1). Leading off the night was its mainstay "60 Minutes" (14.55 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.9, #3).

ABC (6.35 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.9, #2) then took home a distant second place with fresh installments of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (7.76 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.0, #T5), "Once Upon a Time" (8.64 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.0, #2), "Desperate Housewives" (6.35 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.8, #7) and "Pan Am" (2.66 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T13).

Next up was FOX (3.55 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.7, #3) with an encore of "Bob's Burgers" (1.91 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T13) followed by new episodes of "The Cleveland Show" (2.73 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.2, #12), "The Simpsons" (4.33 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 2.0, #T5), "Napoleon Dynamite" (3.81 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T8), "Family Guy" (4.99 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 2.5, #4) and "American Dad" (3.54 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T8).

And finally, two-hour editions of "Dateline NBC" (6.77 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.6, #10) and "Fear Factor" (3.73 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.5, #11) on NBC (5.25 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.5, #4) closed out the evening.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+93.33% - 60 Minutes (vs. 1/29/12)
+33.33% - Dateline NBC (vs. 1/8/12)
+5.26% - America's Funniest Home Videos (vs. 1/29/12)
-7.69% - The Cleveland Show (vs. 1/29/12)
-11.76% - Once Upon a Time (vs. 1/29/12)
-16.67% - Family Guy (vs. 1/29/12)
-16.67% - The Simpsons (vs. 1/29/12)
-19.05% - Napoleon Dynamite (vs. 1/29/12)
-29.17% - American Dad (vs. 1/29/12)
-30.77% - Desperate Housewives (vs. 1/22/12)
-31.82% - Fear Factor (vs. 1/9/12)
-46.15% - Pan Am (vs. 1/22/12)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+114.29% - Fear Factor (vs. Harry's Law (Repeat)/Harry's Law (Repeat))
+87.50% - Once Upon a Time (vs. Extreme Makeover: Home Edition)
+45.45% - Dateline NBC
+39.81% - The 54th Annual Grammy Awards (vs. The 53rd Annual Grammy Awards)
+38.10% - 60 Minutes
+11.11% - America's Funniest Home Videos
-19.05% - Napoleon Dynamite (vs. Bob's Burgers)
-21.88% - Family Guy
-25.93% - The Simpsons
-29.17% - American Dad (vs. The Cleveland Show)
-30.77% - Desperate Housewives
-36.84% - The Cleveland Show (vs. American Dad)
-61.11% - Pan Am (vs. Brothers & Sisters)

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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