or


[06/18/12 - 09:00 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Coasts to Victory With Game 3 of NBA Finals
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for sunday, june 17, 2012)

Here are the highlights of the 15 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night:

ABC (11.49 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 4.8, #1) coasted to victory on Sunday with its mix of "Jimmy Kimmel: Game Night" (5.23 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.9, #4), "NBA Countdown" (6.45 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.6, #2) and "NBA Finals, Game 3" (13.38 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 5.6, #1).

NBC (8.78 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.1, #2) then took home a distant second place with its nearly full night of "U.S. Open Golf" (9.45 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.3, #3) coverage plus a repeat of "Betty White's Off Their Rockers" (4.05 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.1, #9).

Next up was FOX (2.69 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #3) and its all-repeat lineup of "American Dad" (1.69 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T12), "The Cleveland Show" (2.08 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T10), "The Simpsons" (2.82 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T7), "Bob's Burgers" (2.63 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T7), "Family Guy" (3.64 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.6, #5) and "American Dad" (3.26 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.4, #6).

And finally, a new "60 Minutes" (7.35 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T10) followed by repeats of "Blue Bloods" (5.04 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.7, #14), "The Good Wife" (4.22 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.5, #15) and "The Mentalist" (4.97 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T12) on CBS (5.39 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #4).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
-9.09% - 60 Minutes

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+788.89% - NBA Finals, Game 3 (vs. Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (Repeat)/Castle (Repeat)/Body of Proof (Repeat))
+160.00% - NBA Countdown (vs. America's Funniest Home Videos (Repeat))
+90.00% - Jimmy Kimmel: Game Night (vs. America's Funniest Home Videos (Repeat))
+30.68% - U.S. Open Golf (vs. PGA Overrun/Minute to Win It (Repeat)/America's Got Talent (Repeat)/2011 Miss USA Pageant)
+25.00% - 60 Minutes


Here are the highlights of the 17 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (6/19/11):

NBC (6.57 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.8, #1) was the network to beat on Sunday with its mix of "PGA Overrun" (9.01 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.2, #T1), "Minute to Win It" (5.24 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.3, #7), "America's Got Talent" (4.65 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.1, #8) and the "2011 Miss USA Pageant" (7.25 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.2, #T1). The pageant matched its highest 18-49 rating in six years (since 2005) and delivered its biggest overall audience in four years (since 2007).

FOX (2.81 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.3, #2) then claimed the silver with its all-repeat lineup of "American Dad" (1.73 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T10), "Bob's Burgers" (1.59 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 0.7, #14), "The Simpsons" (3.22 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T5), "The Cleveland Show" (3.13 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T5), "Family Guy" (3.81 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.8, #3) and another "American Dad" (3.39 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.6, #4).

Next up was CBS (5.36 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T3) and its mix of "60 Minutes" (7.35 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T10), "The 38th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards" (5.42 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T10) and "The Good Wife" (3.28 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T16).

And finally, repeats of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (4.72 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.0, #9), "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" (3.34 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T10), "Castle" (3.37 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T16) and "Body of Proof" (4.10 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.6, #15) on ABC (3.88 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T3) rounded out the night.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





  [june 2012]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
     


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)









most recent ratings | view all posts
[04/20/14 - 09:17 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "Ten Commandments" Top Easter Weekend
The Alphabet leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[04/20/14 - 08:50 AM]
"Dateline Saturday Night Mystery" Matches NBC's Highest Adult 18-49 Rating in Its Slot, Excluding Sports, in 19 Months
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, April 19.

[04/19/14 - 09:02 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos with "Shark Tank," "20/20"
The Alphabet's veteran newsmagazine posts big gains from last week among adults 18-49.

[04/19/14 - 08:34 AM]
"Hannibal" Is Up 29% Week to Week in Adults 18-49 with Its Top Result in Three Weeks
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, April 18.

[04/19/14 - 08:32 AM]
ABC Wins 3rd Straight Friday with the Top 2 TV Shows - "20/20" Surges to 2nd-Highest Ratings This Season
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, April 18.

[04/18/14 - 08:43 AM]
"Jimmy Kimmel Live" Scores Its Best-Ever Numbers at 11:35 p.m.
ABC spins the late-night numbers for Thursday, April 17.

[04/18/14 - 08:42 AM]
"Parenthood" Jumps 18% Versus Last Week in 18-49, Making It Its Top Episode in Three Weeks
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 17.

[04/18/14 - 08:22 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Scandal" Finale Powers ABC Into the Top Spot
The Alphabet takes home the adults 18-49 crown but falls just short as the most-watched network.

[04/18/14 - 08:17 AM]
ABC Wins Thursday with "Scandal" Posting Best-Ever Season Finale Numbers
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 17.

[04/17/14 - 02:31 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "Survivor," "American Idol" Top Charts
Plus: numbers for FS1's "The Ultimate Fighter," Comedy Central's "Workaholics" and the NHL playoffs on CNBC and NBCSN.

[04/17/14 - 01:48 PM]
"Arnie" Becomes Most-Watched Original Production in Golf Channel History
Golf Channel spins the numbers for Sunday, April 13 through Tuesday, April 15.

[04/17/14 - 11:18 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Retains 100% of the Prior Week's 18-49 Rating, Sees Growth in Total Viewers
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of April 7-13.

[04/17/14 - 09:51 AM]
CBS Is 2013-2014 Comedy Leader - Network Has Eight of the Top 10 Comedies in Viewers; Six of Top 10 in Adults 18-49
CBS spins the numbers for the season to date.

[04/17/14 - 08:46 AM]
Encore Telecast of "Law & Order: SVU" Is Currently Delivering the Show's Top Results for a Rebroadcast Since December 2012
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 16.

[04/17/14 - 08:44 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Idol" Pull Back in Front in Viewers, Demos
Said victory however comes against mostly repeat competition on ABC, CBS and NBC.