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[07/09/12 - 08:44 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Originals Best Repeat Competition
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for sunday, july 8, 2012)

Here are the highlights of the 16 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night:

ABC (4.76 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.4, #1) was the network to beat on Sunday with a repeat of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (4.52 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T8) followed by new episodes of "Secret Millionaire" (5.60 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T3) and "Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition" (4.47 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T3).

FOX (2.89 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.3, #2) then was a competitive second place with its mix of "American Dad" (1.74 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.7, #14), "The Cleveland Show" (2.00 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T12), "The Simpsons" (3.01 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 1.2, #6), another "The Simpsons" (3.14 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.3, #5), "Family Guy" (3.64 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.7, #2) and another "Family Guy" (3.79 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.8, #1).

Next up was NBC (4.47 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #3) with its combination of "Dateline NBC" (5.82 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #7), "America's Got Talent" (4.14 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T8) and another "America's Got Talent" (3.77 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T10).

Rounding out the night then was CBS (5.48 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4) with repeats of "60 Minutes" (7.34 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T10), another "60 Minutes" (5.63 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T12), "The Good Wife" (4.29 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.5, #15) and "The Mentalist" (4.63 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #16).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+36.36% - Secret Millionaire
+25.00% - Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition
-8.33% - Dateline NBC (vs. 6/24/12)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+15.38% - Secret Millionaire (vs. Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (Repeat))
+22.22% - Dateline NBC (vs. Dateline NBC (Repeat))
-59.46% - Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition (vs. Primetime: Jaycee Dugard: In Her Own Words)


Here are the highlights of the 16 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (7/10/11):

ABC (10.13 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.5, #1) dominated the competition on Sunday with its two-hour special "Primetime: Jaycee Dugard: In Her Own Words" (14.78 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.7, #1). Leading off the night were repeats of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (5.36 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.2, #8) and "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" (5.60 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.3, #7).

CBS (5.99 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T2) then snagged the silver with its mix of "60 Minutes" (8.18 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T9), "Big Brother 13" (7.16 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.5, #2), "Undercover Boss" (4.02 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T9) and "CSI: Miami" (4.60 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T9).

Next up was FOX (2.86 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T2) and its all-repeat lineup of "American Dad" (1.82 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T14), "Bob's Burgers" (1.79 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T12), "The Simpsons" (3.52 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.6, #4) "The Cleveland Show" (3.09 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T5), "Family Guy" (3.76 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.8, #3) and another "American Dad" (3.21 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T5).

And finally, NBC (2.88 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4) closed out the evening with its mix of "Dateline NBC" (4.78 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T12), "Women's U.S. Open Golf" (2.38 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.5, #16) and "The Marriage Ref" (2.04 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T14).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49): The Marriage Ref (-33.30%).

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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