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[01/20/14 - 08:35 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Dominates with NFC Championship, "The Following"
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 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (1/19/14):

FOX (36.854 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 12.8, #1) towered over the competition on Sunday with its coverage of the "NFC Championship: San Francisco at Seattle" (44.680 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 15.4, #1) followed by the "NFC Championship Post-Game" (17.762 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 6.7, #2) and the return of "The Following" (8.992 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.6, #3).

CBS (5.725 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T2) then claimed the silver with a new "60 Minutes" (7.834 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T4) followed by repeats of "The Good Wife" (4.408 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T12), "The Mentalist" (4.550 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T12) and "Criminal Minds" (6.107 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.0, #7).

Next up was ABC (4.249 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T2) with a repeat "America's Funniest Home Videos" (4.419 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T10) alongside the special "The Bachelor Love Stories" (3.908 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T8), an original "Revenge" (5.312 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T4) and the season finale of "Betrayal" (3.358 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T12).

And finally, NBC (3.476 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T2) served up an encore of "Dateline NBC" (4.252 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T10) plus the feature "Bridesmaids" (2.816 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T8).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - The Bachelor Love Stories
-12.50% - Betrayal
-18.75% - Revenge
-69.05% - 60 Minutes

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - The Following (vs. Hawaii Five-0 on CBS)
+24.07% - NFC Championship Post-Game (vs. AFC Championship Post-Game on CBS)
+5.48% - NFC Championship: San Francisco at Seattle (vs. AFC Championship: Baltimore at New England on CBS)
-23.53% - Revenge
-46.15% - Betrayal (vs. Shark Tank (Repeat))
-62.50% - The Bachelor Love Stories (vs. Once Upon a Time)


Here are the highlights of the 15 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (1/20/13):

CBS (34.545 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 11.9, #1) crushed its competition on Sunday thanks to its primetime coverage of "AFC Championship: Baltimore at New England" (41.527 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 14.6, #1) followed by the "AFC Championship Post-Game" (16.641 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 5.4, #2) and "Hawaii Five-0" (10.559 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.7, #3).

ABC (5.929 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.7, #2) then claimed the battle of the leftovers with originals from "America's Funniest Home Videos" (6.268 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T11), "Once Upon a Time" (7.713 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.4, #4), "Revenge" (5.713 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.7, #6) and "Shark Tank" (4.022 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T11).

Next up was FOX (3.349 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.6, #3) with repeats of "Bob's Burgers" (3.174 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T9), "The Cleveland Show" (2.857 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T11), "The Simpsons" (3.994 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.8, #5), another "Bob's Burgers" (3.217 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T9), "Family Guy" (3.450 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T7) and "American Dad" (3.402 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T7).

And finally, encores of "The Biggest Loser" (2.178 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.7, #15) and another "The Biggest Loser" (2.694 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 1.0, #14) rounded out the night on NBC (2.436 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #4).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
-7.14% - America's Funniest Home Videos
-14.29% - Once Upon a Time
-15.00% - Revenge

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+8.33% - America's Funniest Home Videos
-25.00% - Once Upon a Time
-34.62% - Revenge (vs. Desperate Housewives)

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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