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[01/13/14 - 08:32 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, NFL Overrun Edge NBC, Golden Globes
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 (1/12/14):

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

CBS (18.129 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 4.8, #1) edged out the top spot with its mix of "NFL Overrun" (36.321 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 11.3, #1), "60 Minutes" (16.982 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 4.2, #3), "The Good Wife" (9.823 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.8, #9) and "The Mentalist" (9.389 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.7, #10).

NBC (15.507 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 4.7, #2) then was a close second place with its presentations of "Golden Globes Red Carpet" (10.742 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.8, #4) and "The 71th Annual Golden Globe Awards" (17.095 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 5.4, #2).

Next up was FOX (3.767 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.8, #3) with its lineup of "Bob's Burgers" (2.033 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T15) and "American Dad" (2.402 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 1.1, #12) repeats followed by new episodes of "The Simpsons" (4.712 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 2.2, #T6), "Bob's Burgers" (4.020 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.9, #8), "Family Guy" (5.085 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 2.6, #5) and "American Dad" (4.350 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 2.2, #T6).

And finally, ABC (4.205 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #4) closed out the night with its combination of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (5.098 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.0, #13), "The Bachelor: Behind the Scenes" (3.291 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.9, #14), "Revenge" (5.654 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.6, #11) and "Betrayal" (2.776 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T15).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+250.00% - 60 Minutes
+28.57% - The Good Wife
+13.33% - The Mentalist
0.00% - Betrayal
-11.11% - Revenge
-12.00% - American Dad
-13.33% - Family Guy
-37.50% - America's Funniest Home Videos
-40.63% - Bob's Burgers
-50.00% - The Bachelor: Behind the Scenes
-57.69% - The Simpsons

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+13.51% - 60 Minutes
+12.00% - Golden Globes Red Carpet
0.00% - The 71th Annual Golden Globe Awards
-5.26% - The Good Wife
-8.33% - American Dad
-8.33% - The Simpsons
-11.11% - Betrayal (vs. Happy Endings/Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23)
-15.00% - The Mentalist
-16.13% - Family Guy
-17.39% - Bob's Burgers
-20.00% - Revenge
-28.57% - America's Funniest Home Videos
-67.86% - The Bachelor: Behind the Scenes (vs. Once Upon a Time)


Here are the highlights of the 17 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (1/13/13):

NBC (14.782 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 4.7, #1) edged out CBS (16.787 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 4.6, #2) in a tight race on Sunday thanks to its coverage of the "Golden Globes Red Carpet" (9.938 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.5, #6) followed by "The 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards" (16.396 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 5.4, #2).

The Eye then served up a full hour of "NFL Overrun" (31.893 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 10.8, #1) alongside originals from "60 Minutes" (14.840 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.7, #3), "The Good Wife" (9.999 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.9, #12) and "The Mentalist" (10.420 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.0, #T10).

Next up was FOX (4.180 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.1, #3) with a repeat of "Bob's Burgers" (2.114 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.9, #16) and new episodes of "The Cleveland Show" (2.729 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T13), "The Simpsons" (5.062 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 2.4, #T7), "Bob's Burgers" (4.452 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 2.3, #9), "Family Guy" (5.936 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 3.1, #4) and "American Dad" (4.788 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 2.4, #T7).

And finally, new episodes of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (6.151 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T13), "Once Upon a Time" (8.148 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 2.8, #5), "Revenge" (6.083 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 2.0, #T10), "Happy Endings" (2.224 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 1.0, #15) and "Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23" (1.754 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 0.8, #17) on ABC (5.593 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.8, #4) closed out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+164.29% - 60 Minutes
+5.56% - The Good Wife
0.00% - America's Funniest Home Videos (vs. 12/9/12)
0.00% - The Cleveland Show (vs. 12/16/12)
0.00% - Happy Endings
-4.76% - The Mentalist
-9.68% - Once Upon a Time
-11.11% - Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23
-11.43% - Family Guy
-13.04% - Revenge
-14.29% - American Dad
-25.81% - Bob's Burgers
-45.45% - The Simpsons

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - The Mentalist (vs. CSI: Miami (Repeat))
+31.58% - Golden Globes Red Carpet
+28.57% - The 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards
+23.33% - 60 Minutes (vs. Undercover Boss)
+16.67% - America's Funniest Home Videos
0.00% - The Good Wife
-15.15% - Once Upon a Time
-23.08% - Happy Endings (vs. Pan Am)
-25.93% - Revenge (vs. Desperate Housewives)
-29.55% - Family Guy
-33.33% - American Dad (vs. Napoleon Dynamite)
-38.46% - Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23 (vs. Pan Am)
-50.00% - Bob's Burgers (vs. Napoleon Dynamite)
-64.71% - The Simpsons
-90.21% - The Cleveland Show (vs. NFL Overrun)

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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