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[01/06/14 - 08:30 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Wild Card Game Sparks Victory for FOX
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

Primetime Preliminary Fast National Nielsen Data
(includes all DVR playback through 3:00 am)

Here are the highlights of the 16 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (1/5/14):

FOX (17.754 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 6.6, #1) was the network to beat on Sunday with its mix of "NFL Overrun" (41.508 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 13.3, #1), "The OT" (35.840 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 12.1, #2), "The Simpsons" (12.039 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 5.2, #3), "Bob's Burgers" (6.354 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 3.2, #4), "Family Guy" (5.747 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 3.0, #5) and "American Dad" (5.034 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 2.5, #6).

NBC (5.804 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.6, #2) then claimed a distant second place with a new "Dateline NBC" (5.896 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.3, #13) followed by the "Best of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Primetime Special" (5.712 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 2.0, #7).

Next up was ABC (5.795 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.5, #3) and its lineup of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (6.795 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.6, #10), "The Bachelor: Countdown to Juan Pablo" (6.319 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.8, #T8), "Revenge" (6.691 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.8, #T8) and "Betrayal" (3.375 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.8, #16).

And finally, CBS (8.332 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.3, #4) closed out the evening with a new "60 Minutes" (7.408 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.2, #14), a repeat "Elementary" (6.754 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.0, #15) and originals from "The Good Wife" (9.238 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.4, #12) and "The Mentalist" (9.929 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.5, #11).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+48.57% - The Simpsons (vs. 12/15/13)
+33.33% - Bob's Burgers (vs. 12/15/13)
+20.00% - Revenge (vs. 12/15/13)
+14.29% - America's Funniest Home Videos (vs. 12/15/13)
+4.17% - American Dad (vs. 12/15/13)
0.00% - Family Guy (vs. 12/15/13)
0.00% - Betrayal (vs. 12/15/13)
-11.76% - The Mentalist (vs. 12/8/13)
-12.50% - The Good Wife (vs. 12/1/13)
-33.33% - 60 Minutes (vs. 12/22/13)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+77.78% - America's Funniest Home Videos (vs. Once Upon a Time (Repeat))
+18.18% - The Simpsons
+3.23% - Bob's Burgers
-10.71% - American Dad
-13.33% - Dateline NBC
-14.29% - 60 Minutes
-14.29% - Family Guy
-15.79% - Betrayal (vs. Happy Endings/Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23)
-21.74% - Revenge
-22.22% - The Good Wife
-28.57% - The Mentalist
-31.03% - Best of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Primetime Special (vs. The Biggest Loser)
-41.94% - The Bachelor: Countdown to Juan Pablo (vs. Once Upon a Time)


Here are the highlights of the 17 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (1/6/13):

FOX (13.676 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 5.6, #1) got a big boost on Sunday thanks to its "NFL Overrun" (33.938 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 12.1, #1) and "The OT" (19.286 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 7.6, #2) followed by originals from "The Simpsons" (9.648 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 4.4, #3), "Bob's Burgers" (6.518 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 3.1, #T5), "Family Guy" (7.095 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 3.5, #4) and "American Dad" (5.574 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 2.8, #8).

NBC (6.434 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.2, #2) then claimed the silver with the Sunday bows of "Dateline NBC" (5.900 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.5, #12) and "The Biggest Loser" (6.968 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 2.9, #7).

Next up was ABC (5.454 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.8, #3) with a repeat of "Once Upon a Time" (3.385 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T16) followed by originals from "Once Upon a Time" (9.037 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 3.1, #T5), "Revenge" (6.997 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 2.3, #9) plus new episodes of "Happy Endings" (2.566 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 1.0, #15) and "Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23" (2.231 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T16).

And finally, a new "60 Minutes" (9.518 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.4, #13), a repeat of "Person of Interest" (8.429 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.3, #14) and the return of "The Good Wife" (9.985 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.8, #11) and "The Mentalist" (10.730 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.1, #10) on CBS (9.665 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.7, #4) closed out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+131.58% - The Simpsons (vs. 12/16/12)
+93.75% - Bob's Burgers (vs. 12/16/12)
+47.37% - American Dad (vs. 12/23/112)
+40.00% - Family Guy (vs. 12/23/112)
+31.25% - The Mentalist (vs. 12/9/12)
0.00% - Once Upon a Time (vs. 12/2/12)
0.00% - The Good Wife (vs. 12/2/12)
-4.17% - Revenge (vs. 12/2/12)
-6.67% - 60 Minutes

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+107.14% - The Biggest Loser (vs. The Firm)
+91.30% - The Simpsons
+47.62% - Bob's Burgers (vs. The Cleveland Show)
+33.33% - American Dad
+25.00% - Dateline NBC
+16.67% - Family Guy
-16.00% - The Mentalist (vs. CSI: Miami)
-16.22% - Once Upon a Time
-23.08% - Happy Endings (vs. Pan Am)
-23.33% - Revenge (vs. Desperate Housewives)
-30.77% - Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23 (vs. Pan Am)
-33.33% - The Good Wife
-65.00% - 60 Minutes

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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