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[02/10/14 - 08:35 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: Winter Games Coast to Victory for NBC
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 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (2/9/14):

NBC (25.424 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 6.9, #1) was of course the network to beat on Sunday with its primetime coverage of the "2014 Olympic Winter Games" (25.424 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 6.9, #1).

CBS (11.639 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.7, #2) then was king of the leftovers with its mix of "60 Minutes" (9.466 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T5), "The Beatles: The Night That Changed America - A Grammy Salute" (13.949 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.1, #2) and a repeat of "The Millers" (4.435 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.8, #10).

Next up was ABC (3.672 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T3) with encores of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (5.352 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.3, #4), "Toy Story 3" (3.156 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.0, #9) and "Castle" (3.026 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T11).

And finally, FOX (2.244 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T3) closed out the evening with its all-repeat lineup of "Bob's Burgers" (1.369 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.6, #13), "American Dad" (1.584 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T11), "The Simpsons" (2.666 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T5), another "Bob's Burgers" (2.456 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.1, #8), "Family Guy" (2.861 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.4, #3) and another "American Dad" (2.525 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
-42.86% - 60 Minutes (vs. 1/26/14)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+762.50% - 2014 Olympic Winter Games (vs. Various)
-36.84% - 60 Minutes
-79.61% - The Beatles: The Night That Changed America - A Grammy Salute (vs. The 55th Annual Grammy Awards)


Here are the highlights of the 15 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (2/10/13):

"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

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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