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[05/23/11 - 08:47 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Leads Demos With "Billboard Music Awards"
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for sunday, may 22, 2011)

Here are the highlights of the 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night:

ABC (7.42 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.6, #1) was the adults 18-49 champ on Sunday with the season finale of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (6.15 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T8) followed by "The 2011 Billboard Music Awards" (7.85 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.9, #T2).

FOX (4.57 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.2, #2) then took home the silver with a repeat of "The Simpsons" (2.66 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.1, #13) followed by the season finales of "American Dad" (3.55 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T6), "The Simpsons" (5.29 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 2.5, #4), "Bob's Burgers" (4.26 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 2.1, #5) and a one-hour "Family Guy" (5.83 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 3.0, #1).

Next up was NBC (6.47 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.1, #3) with fresh installments of "Dateline NBC" (5.02 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T10), "Minute to Win It" (4.16 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.2, #12) and the season finale of "The Apprentice" (8.35 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.9, #T2).

And finally, CBS (12.14 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.4, #4) closed out the evening with its mix of "60 Minutes" (10.21 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T8), another "60 Minutes" (10.87 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T6) and the original movie "Jesse Stone: Innocents Lost" (13.74 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T10).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49): The Apprentice (20.80%), Minute to Win It (20.00%), Dateline NBC (18.20%), The Simpsons (0.00%), Bob's Burgers (-4.50%), American Dad (-5.90%), Family Guy (-9.10%), 60 Minutes (-11.80%), America's Funniest Home Videos (-16.70%).


Here are the highlights of the 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (5/23/10):

ABC (11.44 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 4.8, #1) was the network to beat on Sunday with the 150-minute series finale of "Lost" (13.49 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 5.8, #1). Leading off the night was a two-hour "Lost: The Final Journey" (9.84 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 4.0, #2) recap special.

A distant silver then went to NBC (7.36 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.4, #2) with new episodes of "Dateline NBC" (5.18 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.1, #12), "Minute to Win It" (5.64 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.7, #9) and the season finale of "The Celebrity Apprentice" (9.31 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 3.4, #3).

Next up was FOX (4.70 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.2, #3) and its mix of "'Til Death" (2.17 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.8, #14) and "The Simpsons" (2.85 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.2, #11) followed by the season finales of "The Simpsons" (5.74 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 2.5, #6), "The Cleveland Show" (4.91 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 2.3, #7), "Family Guy" (6.12 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 3.0, #5) and a second "Family Guy" (6.38 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 3.2, #4).

And finally, CBS (9.07 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #4) closed out the evening with its combination of "60 Minutes" (9.36 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #13), "Brooks & Dunn: The Last Rodeo" (10.08 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.8, #8) and a repeat of "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" (6.75 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.3, #10).

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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