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[06/24/13 - 08:21 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Repeats, ABC Premieres Share Demo Crown
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for sunday, june 23, 2013)

Here are the highlights of the 17 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night:

ABC (4.046 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T1) shared top demo honors on Sunday thanks to a repeat of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (4.842 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T7), the return of "Celebrity Wife Swap" (4.438 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T3), the premiere of "Whodunnit?" (4.039 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T3) and a rebroacast of "Castle" (2.864 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T12).

FOX (2.476 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T1) then shared the gold despite an all-repeat lineup of "The Cleveland Show" (1.445 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T14), "American Dad" (1.715 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T9), "The Simpsons" (2.605 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T5), "Bob's Burgers" (2.538 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T5), "Family Guy" (3.319 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.5, #1) and "American Dad" (3.237 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.4, #2).

Next up was NBC (4.161 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.8, #3) with an encore of "America's Got Talent" (3.952 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T9) followed by the premiere of "Crossing Lines" (4.425 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T12) and a second hour of "Crossing Lines" (4.317 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T9).

And finally, CBS (4.900 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.6, #4) closed out the evening with encores of "60 Minutes" (8.229 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T7), "Elementary" (4.181 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.5, #16), "The Good Wife" (3.361 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #17) and "The Mentalist" (3.831 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T14).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+18.18% - Celebrity Wife Swap (vs. 5/2/13)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+44.44% - Whodunnit? (vs. Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition (Repeat))
+18.18% - Celebrity Wife Swap (vs. Secret Millionaire (Repeat))
-33.33% - Crossing Lines - 10:00 (vs. America's Got Talent (Repeat))
-41.67% - Crossing Lines - 9:00 (vs. America's Got Talent (Repeat))


Here are the highlights of the 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (6/24/12):

NBC (4.61 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #1) took home top demo honors on Sunday with its mix of the "U.S. Olympic Team Trials: Track & Field Finals" (4.48 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T1), "Dateline NBC" (5.18 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T1) and repeats of "America's Got Talent" (4.52 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T1) and another "America's Got Talent" (4.24 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T1).

ABC (3.42 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #2) then claimed the silver with its all-repeat lineup of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (4.55 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T6), "Secret Millionaire" (3.84 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.1, #5) and "Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition" (2.65 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T8).

Next up was CBS (5.72 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T3) and its combination of "60 Minutes" (8.09 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T6), "Person of Interest" (5.31 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.7, #12), "The Good Wife" (4.41 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T13) and "CSI: Miami" (5.05 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T10).

And finally, repeats of "American Dad" (1.57 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T13), "The Cleveland Show" (1.72 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T10) and "FOX's 25th Anniversary Special" (2.28 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T8) closed out the evening on FOX (2.07 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T3).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Dateline NBC (vs. 6/10/12)
0.00% - 60 Minutes

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+50.00% - U.S. Olympic Team Trials: Track & Field Finals (vs. Dateline NBC)
+25.00% - 60 Minutes
-25.00% - Dateline NBC (vs. America's Got Talent (Repeat))

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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