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[11/26/12 - 08:40 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Closes Holiday Weekend on Top with "Sunday Night Football"
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for sunday, november 25, 2012)

Here are the highlights of the 18 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night:

[EDITOR'S NOTE: Due to the nature of live sports, Fast Nationals for FOX (7-8p), CBS & NBC are approximate.]

NBC (15.26 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 5.5, #1) closed out the holiday weekend on top with its mix of "Football Night in America #1" (6.01 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 1.9, #T13), "Football Night in America #2" (8.13 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 2.8, #T7), "Football Night in America #3" (15.66 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 5.3, #T3) and "Sunday Night Football" (18.46 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 6.7, #T1).

FOX (9.17 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.7, #2) then got a second place boost from "NFL Overrun" (18.77 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 6.7, #T1) and "The OT" (13.91 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 5.3, #T3) alongside new episodes of "The Simpsons" (7.53 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 3.3, #5), "Bob's Burgers" (4.73 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 2.0, #12), "Family Guy" (5.76 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 2.8, #T7) and "The Cleveland Show" (4.32 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 1.9, #T13).

Next up was CBS (10.47 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.1, #3) with its combination of "60 Minutes" (12.20 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.2, #T10), "The Amazing Race 21" (9.88 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 2.5, #9), "The Good Wife" (9.52 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.7, #16) and "The Mentalist" (10.28 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.8, #15).

And finally, originals from "America's Funniest Home Videos" (6.58 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.6, #17), "Once Upon a Time" (8.76 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 3.0, #6), "Revenge" (6.80 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 2.2, #T10) and the soon-to-depart "666 Park Avenue" (3.96 million viewers, #18; adults 18-49: 1.2, #18) on ABC (6.53 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.0, #4) closed out the evening.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+32.00% - The Simpsons
+18.75% - The Cleveland Show
+12.50% - The Mentalist
+12.00% - Family Guy
+11.67% - Sunday Night Football
+11.11% - Bob's Burgers
+11.11% - Once Upon a Time (vs. 11/11/12)
+4.17% - The Amazing Race 21
-5.88% - America's Funniest Home Videos
-7.69% - 666 Park Avenue (vs. 11/11/12)
-8.33% - Revenge (vs. 11/11/12)
-10.53% - The Good Wife
-46.34% - 60 Minutes

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+100.00% - Revenge (vs. Mitch Albom's Have a Little Faith)
+33.33% - Bob's Burgers (vs. Allen Gregory)
+26.92% - The Simpsons
+20.00% - The Mentalist (vs. Person of Interest (Repeat))
+9.09% - 666 Park Avenue (vs. Mitch Albom's Have a Little Faith)
0.00% - Family Guy
0.00% - Sunday Night Football
-11.11% - America's Funniest Home Videos
-11.76% - Once Upon a Time
-13.64% - The Cleveland Show (vs. American Dad)
-29.17% - The Good Wife (vs. The Amazing Race)
-30.56% - The Amazing Race 21 (vs. 60 Minutes)
-68.57% - 60 Minutes (vs. NFL Overrun)


Here are the highlights of the 17 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (11/27/11):

[EDITOR'S NOTE: Due to the nature of live sports, Fast Nationals are approximate for FOX from 7-8p and for CBS and NBC on the night.]

NBC (14.17 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 5.4, #1) was as usual the network to beat on Sunday with its mix of "Football Night in America #1" (6.00 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.9, #T12), "Football Night in America #2" (7.83 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 2.7, #8), "Football Night in America #3" (13.42 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 4.7, #3) and of course "Sunday Night Football" (17.23 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 6.7, #2).

CBS (13.49 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.6, #2) then got a spark from a full hour of "NFL Overrun" (22.87 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 7.0, #1) followed by new episodes of "60 Minutes" (15.36 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.6, #4) and "The Amazing Race" (8.98 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.4, #10) as well as an encore of "Person of Interest" (6.77 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T15).

Next up was ABC (7.81 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.8, #3) with new episodes of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (7.62 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.8, #14) and "Once Upon a Time" (10.66 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 3.4, #5) alongside the original movie "Mitch Albom's Have a Little Faith" (6.48 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.1, #17).

And finally, "NFL Overrun" (8.83 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 3.3, #6) on FOX (5.26 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #4) led into new episodes of "The Cleveland Show" (4.06 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 1.9, #T12), "The Simpsons" (5.61 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 2.6, #9), "Allen Gregory" (3.12 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T15), "Family Guy" (5.51 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 2.8, #7) and "American Dad" (4.46 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 2.2, #11).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+20.00% - 60 Minutes
+5.88% - America's Funniest Home Videos
+5.56% - The Cleveland Show
+1.52% - Sunday Night Football
-3.70% - The Simpsons
-8.33% - American Dad
-9.68% - Family Guy
-10.53% - Once Upon a Time
-11.11% - The Amazing Race
-21.05% - Allen Gregory

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+100.00% - Once Upon a Time (vs. Extreme Makeover: Home Edition)
+71.43% - 60 Minutes
+12.42% - Sunday Night Football
-5.26% - America's Funniest Home Videos
-6.67% - Family Guy
-22.58% - The Amazing Race
-24.14% - American Dad
-36.59% - The Simpsons
-55.88% - Allen Gregory (vs. The Cleveland Show)
-59.57% - The Cleveland Show (vs. The OT)

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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