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[07/04/11 - 09:54 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Comedies Take Demo Crown
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for sunday, july 3, 2011)

Here are the highlights of the 17 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night:

FOX (2.13 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #1) edged out the adults 18-49 crown on Sunday with its all-repeat lineup of "American Dad" (1.48 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T14), "Bob's Burgers" (1.61 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T14), "The Simpsons" (2.39 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T3), "The Cleveland Show" (2.13 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 1.0, #5) and a one-hour "Family Guy" (2.57 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T1).

CBS (4.72 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T3) then was the most-watched network with its mix of "60 Minutes" (6.05 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T7), "Blue Bloods" (4.86 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.5, #17), "Undercover Boss" (3.69 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T7) and "CSI: Miami" (4.27 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T7).

Next up was NBC (3.72 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #2) with encores of "Dateline NBC" (3.35 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T12), "America's Got Talent" (3.53 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T7), another "America's Got Talent" (4.35 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T3) and a new "The Marriage Ref" (3.67 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T1).

And finally, ABC (3.92 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T3) closed out the evening with repeats of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (4.20 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.9, #6), "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" (3.55 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T7), "Castle" (3.83 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T14) and another "Body of Proof" (4.12 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T12).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49): The Marriage Ref (-25.00%).


Here are the highlights of the 17 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (7/4/10):

NBC (4.74 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #1) was the network to beat on the Sunday holiday with a repeat of "Dateline NBC" (2.53 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T8), its annual "Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular" (7.11 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.4, #1) special and a repeat of "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" (4.31 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T4).

A close silver then went to FOX (2.07 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #2) with a new "Sons of Tucson" (1.12 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T16) followed by repeats of "American Dad" (1.18 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T16), "The Simpsons" (2.21 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T6), "The Cleveland Show" (2.14 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T6), "Family Guy" (2.83 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.2, #3) and another "Family Guy" (2.93 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.3, #2).

Next up was CBS (4.97 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T3) and its mix of "60 Minutes" (5.75 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T10), "I Get That a Lot" (3.56 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T10), "Cold Case" (3.88 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T13) and "Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular" (6.69 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T4).

And finally, repeats of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (3.85 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T8), "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" (3.09 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T10), "Jimmy Kimmel Live's Twilight Saga: Total Eclipse of the Heart" (1.80 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T13) and "The Gates" (2.02 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T13) on ABC (2.69 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T3) rounded out the evening.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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