or


[09/09/13 - 08:49 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "SNF" Still Big in Return to NBC
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for sunday, september 8, 2013)

Here are the highlights of the 18 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night:

[EDITOR'S NOTE: Due to the nature of live sports, Fast Nationals for CBS, FOX and NBC are approximate.]

NBC (18.720 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 7.2, #1) was the top draw on Sunday with the return of "Sunday Night Football" (23.251 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 9.1, #1). Kicking off the night then were its pregame specials "Football Night in America #1" (6.471 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 2.1, #7), "Football Night in America #2" (8.752 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 3.1, #5) and "Football Night in America #3" (18.284 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 7.0, #4).

FOX (9.857 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.9, #2) then took home a distant second place with its mix of "NFL Overrun" (21.530 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 7.9, #2), "The OT" (19.745 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 7.5, #3) plus repeats of "The Simpsons" (6.505 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 2.9, #6), "Bob's Burgers" (4.097 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 1.8, #10), "Family Guy" (3.731 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T11) and another "Family Guy" (3.533 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T11).

Next up was CBS (7.241 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.6, #3) with a full hour of "Tennis Overrun" (8.126 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.6, #13) alongside "60 Minutes" (8.831 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.9, #T8), "Big Brother 15" (6.814 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.9, #T8) and the summer finale of "Unforgettable" (5.195 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T16).

And finally, ABC (3.948 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4) closed out the night with repeats of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (4.812 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T16) and "Shark Tank" (3.643 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 1.0, #15) followed by the season finale of "Secret Millionaire" (4.341 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.1, #14) and a repeat "Castle" (2.994 million viewers, #18; adults 18-49: 0.6, #18).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+37.50% - Secret Millionaire
+5.56% - Big Brother 15
-10.00% - Unforgettable

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+37.50% - Secret Millionaire (vs. Once Upon a Time (Repeat))
+28.57% - Unforgettable (vs. The Good Wife (Repeat))
-7.14% - Sunday Night Football
-9.52% - Big Brother 15
-10.26% - Football Night in America #3
-11.43% - Football Night in America #2
-19.23% - Football Night in America #1


Here are the highlights of the 18 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (9/9/12):

[EDITOR'S NOTE: Due to the nature of live sports, Fast Nationals for FOX, CBS and NBC are approximate. On FOX, The Simpsons began at 8:12p with entertainment prime sliding.]

NBC (20.11 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 7.8, #1) was the network to beat with the official return of "Sunday Night Football" (24.72 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 9.8, #1). Kicking off the night were the pre-game specials "Football Night in America #1" (7.82 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 2.6, #6), "Football Night in America #2" (9.68 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 3.5, #4) and "Football Night in America #3" (19.78 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 7.8, #2).

FOX (9.62 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 4.1, #2) then claimed the silver with a full hour of "NFL Overrun" (18.39 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 7.5, #3) followed by repeats of "The Simpsons" (7.31 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 3.1, #5), another "The Simpsons" (4.76 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 2.1, #T7), "Family Guy" (4.51 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 2.0, #11) and another "Family Guy" (4.37 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 2.1, #T7).

Next up was CBS (7.17 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.5, #3) with its half-hour of "Tennis Overrun" (9.03 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.8, #12) followed by "60 Minutes" (11.40 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.1, #T7), "Big Brother 14" (6.97 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 2.1, #T7) and repeats of "The Good Wife" (3.93 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T15) and "The Mentalist" (3.71 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T17).

And finally, ABC (2.80 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4) rounded out the night with its marathon mix of "Once Upon a Time" (2.50 million viewers, #18; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T17), another "Once Upon a Time" (3.01 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T15), yet another "Once Upon a Time" (2.81 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T13) and even more "Once Upon a Time" (2.87 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T13).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+75.00% - 60 Minutes (vs. 8/26/12)
+23.53% - Big Brother 14

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):

+61.54% - 60 Minutes (vs. 60 Minutes (Repeat))
+3.16% - Sunday Night Football
-41.67% - Big Brother 14 (vs. 9/11: 10 Years Later)

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
[04/16/14 - 04:05 PM]
MTV's Hit Series Proves It's Still Cool to Be "Awkward" in Season Four
MTV spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 15.

[04/16/14 - 02:59 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "The Voice" Tops Demos, "NCIS" Leads Viewers
Plus: numbers for ESPN's "30 for 30: Soccer Stories," MTV's "Awkward" and FX's "Fargo."

[04/16/14 - 12:07 PM]
Strong Debut for FX's Universally Acclaimed Limited Series Fargo?" You Betcha!!!
FX spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 15.

[04/16/14 - 11:42 AM]
ESPN's Coverage of 2014 Men's Division I Frozen Four Increases Viewership
ESPN spins the numbers for Thursday, April 10 and Saturday, April 12.

[04/16/14 - 10:38 AM]
2014 WNBA Draft: Most-Watched Ever on ESPN2
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, April 14.

[04/16/14 - 09:22 AM]
"NCIS: Los Angeles" and "Person of Interest" Win Time Periods in Viewers and Key Demographics
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 15.

[04/16/14 - 08:52 AM]
NBC Is Currently #1 Tuesday Night in Adults 18-49, Led by the #1 Show of the Night, "The Voice"
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 15.

[04/16/14 - 08:32 AM]
ABC's "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." Is Up and Virtually Ties "NCIS: Los Angeles" for #1 in Adults 18-49 at 9pm
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 15.

[04/16/14 - 08:28 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Holds Onto Demo Crown with "The Voice"
The Peacock series is up from last week among adults 18-49, as are "About a Boy" and "Growing Up Fisher."

[04/16/14 - 08:16 AM]
Cartoon Network Viewers Charmed by "Clarence"
Cartoon Network spins the numbers for Monday, April 14.

[04/15/14 - 03:06 PM]
NHL Regular Season Sets Viewership Records Across NBC & NBCSN
NBC spins the numbers for its NHL coverage to date this season.

[04/15/14 - 03:02 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "The Voice" Tops Demos, "DWTS" Leads Viewers
Plus: numbers for Syfy's "Warehouse 13," MTV's "16 & Pregnant" and TBS's "Bam's Bad Ass Game Show."

[04/15/14 - 01:15 PM]
Discovery Channel's "Naked and Afraid" #1 Ad Supported Program in Cable Among Men on Sunday
Discovery spins the numbers for Sunday, April 13.

[04/15/14 - 12:13 PM]
"48 Hours: Father and Son" Is Saturday's #1 Non-Sports Broadcast Program with Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, April 12.

[04/15/14 - 11:37 AM]
Adult Swim Ranks #1 in Primetime Delivery of Adults 18-34 Among All Basic Cable Networks
Turner spins the numbers for the week of April 7-13.