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[02/17/14 - 09:06 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, Winter Games Dominate Second Run Competition
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 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (2/16/14):

NBC (21.075 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 4.8, #1) was of course the network to beat on Sunday with its primetime coverage of the "2014 Olympic Winter Games" (21.075 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 4.8, #1).

FOX (2.035 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #2) then claimed a distant second place with its all-repeat lineup of "Bob's Burgers" (1.415 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.6, #11), "American Dad" (1.556 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.8, #9), "The Simpsons" (2.392 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T4), another "Bob's Burgers" (2.213 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T4), "Family Guy" (2.507 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T2) and another "American Dad" (2.124 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T6).

Next up was ABC (3.704 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #3) and its mix of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (4.964 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T2), the feature "Up" (3.308 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.9, #8) and "Castle" (3.236 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.7, #10).

And finally, CBS (4.172 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.6, #4) closed out the evening with a new "60 Minutes" (8.000 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T6) followed by repeats of "Elementary" (3.391 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #12), "The Mentalist" (2.649 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T13) and "The Good Wife" (2.649 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T13).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
-16.67% - 60 Minutes
-30.43% - 2014 Olympic Winter Games

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+300.00% - 2014 Olympic Winter Games (vs. Various)
-23.08% - 60 Minutes


Here are the highlights of the 15 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (2/17/13):

FOX (3.750 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.7, #1) inched out a demo victory on Sunday with its mix of a repeat of "The Simpsons" (2.202 million viewers, #18; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T16) followed by originals from "The Cleveland Show" (2.641 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 1.1, #13), "The Simpsons" (4.605 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 2.0, #4), "Bob's Burgers" (4.063 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 1.9, #T5), "Family Guy" (4.850 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 2.4, #T1) and "American Dad" (4.143 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.9, #T5).

CBS (9.174 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T2) then was the top draw with its mix of "60 Minutes" (9.495 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.3, #12), the premiere of "The Amazing Race 22" (9.541 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.4, #T1), "The Good Wife" (8.477 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T10) and "The Mentalist" (9.183 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T8).

Next up was ABC (5.862 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T2) and its lineup of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (6.905 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T8), "Once Upon a Time" (7.503 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.3, #3), "Revenge" (5.988 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.8, #7) and a repeat of "Zero Hour" (3.054 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T16).

And finally, NBC (4.410 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #4) closed out the evening with its mix of "Dateline NBC" (5.394 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T14), "Betty White's Off Their Rockers" (4.166 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T16), another "Betty White's Off Their Rockers" (4.326 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T14) and "Saturday Night Live in the '90s: Pop Culture Nation" (3.999 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T10).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+28.57% - Revenge
+5.56% - Bob's Burgers
+4.55% - Once Upon a Time
0.00% - Family Guy
-4.76% - The Simpsons
-5.00% - American Dad
-6.67% - The Good Wife (vs. 1/27/13)
-15.38% - The Cleveland Show
-16.67% - Dateline NBC
-16.67% - The Mentalist (vs. 1/27/13)
-16.67% - America's Funniest Home Videos
-31.58% - 60 Minutes

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
-5.00% - Bob's Burgers (vs. Napoleon Dynamite)
-7.69% - The Amazing Race 22
-8.33% - The Cleveland Show
-11.11% - Family Guy
-13.64% - American Dad
-18.18% - Revenge (vs. Desperate Housewives)
-23.08% - The Simpsons
-23.33% - Once Upon a Time
-25.00% - America's Funniest Home Videos
-28.57% - The Mentalist (vs. CSI: Miami)
-33.33% - The Good Wife
-37.50% - Dateline NBC (vs. The Voice (Repeat))
-38.10% - 60 Minutes

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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