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[04/14/14 - 08:45 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Holds Onto Top Spot with Golf Overrun, "60 Minutes"
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 (4/13/14):

[EDITOR'S NOTE: Due to a Masters Golf Over-run until 7:11p, Fast Nationals for CBS are approximate.]

CBS (9.732 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.7, #1) held onto the top spot on Sunday with its PGA aided mix of "60 Minutes" (11.095 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.8, #4), "The Amazing Race 23" (8.983 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.7, #5), "The Good Wife" (9.741 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T7) and "The Mentalist" (9.108 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T7).

ABC (6.036 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.6, #2) then was a close second place with its lineup of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (5.660 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T10), "Once Upon a Time" (6.253 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.9, #3), "Resurrection" (7.124 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.0, #2) and "Revenge" (5.109 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.3, #9).

Next up was FOX (3.180 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.3, #3) with originals from "Bob's Burgers" (1.886 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T15), "American Dad" (2.332 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T12), "The Simpsons" (3.590 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.6, #6), "Family Guy" (4.284 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 2.1, #1) and "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey" (3.495 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T10).

And finally, NBC (3.961 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4) closed out the evening with "Dateline NBC" (4.383 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T15), "American Dream Builders" (3.088 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.7, #17), "Believe" (4.358 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.0, #14) and "Crisis" (4.015 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T12).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+38.46% - 60 Minutes
+16.67% - American Dream Builders
+10.00% - Crisis
0.00% - The Mentalist (vs. 3/30/14)
0.00% - Revenge
0.00% - Believe
-4.76% - Resurrection
-7.69% - America's Funniest Home Videos
-8.33% - American Dad
-8.70% - Family Guy
-11.11% - Bob's Burgers
-11.76% - The Good Wife (vs. 3/30/14)
-13.64% - Once Upon a Time
-15.00% - The Amazing Race 23 (vs. 3/30/14)
-15.79% - The Simpsons
-20.00% - Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey
-27.27% - Dateline NBC (vs. 3/9/14)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+233.33% - Resurrection (vs. Revenge (Repeat))
+160.00% - Revenge (vs. Red Widow (Repeat))
+46.15% - Once Upon a Time (vs. Once Upon a Time: The Price of Magic)
+31.25% - Family Guy (vs. Bob's Burgers)
+20.00% - America's Funniest Home Videos (vs. America's Funniest Home Videos (Repeat))
+14.29% - Bob's Burgers (vs. Bob's Burgers (Repeat))
0.00% - American Dad (vs. The Cleveland Show)
-11.11% - American Dad (vs. The Simpsons)
-11.76% - The Mentalist (vs. The Good Wife)
-20.00% - Dateline NBC (vs. The Voice (Repeat))
-25.00% - The Good Wife (vs. The Amazing Race 22)
-29.17% - The Amazing Race 23 (vs. 60 Minutes)
-30.00% - American Dream Builders (vs. The Voice (Repeat))
-35.29% - Crisis (vs. The Celebrity Apprentice)
-41.18% - Believe (vs. The Celebrity Apprentice)
-45.45% - Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey (vs. Family Guy/American Dad)
-56.10% - 60 Minutes (vs. PGA Overrun)


Here are the highlights of the 16 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (4/14/13):

CBS (12.408 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.6, #1) was the network to beat on Sunday thanks to a full hour of "PGA Overrun" (17.971 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 4.1, #1) followed by new episodes of "60 Minutes" (12.143 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.4, #T2), "The Amazing Race 22" (9.556 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.0, #T4) and "The Good Wife" (9.965 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T7).

The silver then went to FOX (3.465 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.6, #2) and its mix of a "Bob's Burgers" (1.724 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.7, #14) repeat followed by originals from "The Cleveland Show" (2.444 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 1.1, #11), "The Simpsons" (4.074 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.8, #6), "Bob's Burgers" (3.409 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.6, #9), "Family Guy" (4.993 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 2.4, #T2) and "American Dad" (4.144 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 2.0, #T4).

Next up was NBC (4.498 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.4, #3) with an encore of "The Voice" (3.793 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T12) and a new two-hour "The Celebrity Apprentice" (5.202 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T7).

And finally, ABC (3.914 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4) rounded out the evening with its second run lineup of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (5.845 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T12), "Once Upon a Time: The Price of Magic" (5.083 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.3, #10), "Revenge" (2.656 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.6, #15) and "Red Widow" (2.073 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.5, #16).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+71.43% - 60 Minutes
+21.43% - The Celebrity Apprentice
+6.25% - The Good Wife (vs. 3/31/13)
-5.88% - Bob's Burgers (vs. 3/24/13)
-7.69% - Family Guy (vs. 3/24/13)
-9.09% - The Amazing Race 22 (vs. 3/31/13)
-13.04% - American Dad (vs. 3/24/13)
-14.29% - The Simpsons (vs. 3/17/13)
-31.25% - The Cleveland Show

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+13.33% - The Good Wife (vs. NYC 22)
+11.11% - The Amazing Race 22 (vs. The Good Wife)
+9.09% - Family Guy (vs. Family Guy (Repeat))
0.00% - American Dad (vs. The Cleveland Show)
0.00% - The Cleveland Show (vs. The Cleveland Show (Repeat))
-4.00% - 60 Minutes (vs. The Amazing Race 20)
-11.11% - Bob's Burgers
-18.18% - The Simpsons
-19.05% - The Celebrity Apprentice

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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