or


[01/27/14 - 08:17 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: Grammy Awards Dominate for CBS
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 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (1/26/14):

CBS (25.867 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 8.1, #1) overshadowed the competition on Sunday with a new "60 Minutes" (14.467 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.1, #4) followed by "The 56th Annual Grammy Awards" (29.667 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 10.1, #1).

The silver then went to NBC (9.266 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.1, #2) with its presentation of "Chris Collinsworth Super Bowl Special" (7.891 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.3, #3) and the "2014 NFL Pro Bowl" (9.462 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.2, #2).

Next up was ABC (5.630 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T3) with a new "America's Funniest Home Videos" (6.977 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T8), the special "The Bachelor: Sean and Catherine's Wedding" (6.140 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.6, #7) and a repeat of "Castle" (3.263 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.5, #13).

And finally, repeats of "Bob's Burgers" (1.548 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.6, #12) and "American Dad" (2.008 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.8, #11) lead into new episodes of "The Simpsons" (3.906 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.7, #6), "Bob's Burgers" (3.289 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T8), "Family Guy" (4.192 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 2.0, #5) and "American Dad" (3.281 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T8) on FOX (3.037 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T3).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+77.78% - The Bachelor: Sean and Catherine's Wedding
+61.54% - 60 Minutes
+50.00% - America's Funniest Home Videos (vs. 1/12/14)
-21.05% - Bob's Burgers (vs. 1/12/14)
-22.73% - The Simpsons (vs. 1/12/14)
-23.08% - Family Guy (vs. 1/12/14)
-31.82% - American Dad (vs. 1/12/14)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+606.29% - The 56th Annual Grammy Awards (vs. NCIS (Repeat)/The Good Wife/The Mentalist)
+60.00% - The Bachelor: Sean and Catherine's Wedding (vs. Once Upon a Time (Repeat)/The Makeover)
+23.53% - 60 Minutes
-3.03% - 2014 NFL Pro Bowl
-16.67% - America's Funniest Home Videos (vs. America's Funniest Home Videos (Repeat))
-23.33% - Chris Collinsworth Super Bowl Special (vs. 2013 NFL Pro Bowl Pre-Game)
-25.00% - Bob's Burgers
-28.57% - Family Guy
-28.57% - American Dad
-29.17% - The Simpsons


Here are the highlights of the 15 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (1/27/13):

NBC (9.887 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.3, #1) topped the charts on Sunday with its coverage of the "2013 NFL Pro Bowl" (9.838 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 3.3, #1). Leading off the night was its half-hour "2013 NFL Pro Bowl Pre-Game" (10.224 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.0, #2).

FOX (3.946 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.9, #2) then claimed the silver with a repeat of "Bob's Burgers" (1.917 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.8, #15) followed by originals from "The Cleveland Show" (2.554 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 1.2, #11), "The Simpsons" (5.297 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 2.4, #4), "Bob's Burgers" (4.153 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 2.0, #6), "Family Guy" (5.561 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 2.8, #3) and "American Dad" (4.194 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 2.1, #5).

Next up was CBS (9.670 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #3) and its mix of "60 Minutes" (11.537 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.7, #9), a repeat of "NCIS" (7.552 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.0, #13), "The Good Wife" (9.294 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.5, #10) and "The Mentalist" (10.300 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.8, #T7).

And finally, repeats of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (6.884 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.8, #T7) and "Once Upon a Time" (3.596 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.9, #14) lead into the original movie "The Makeover" (5.169 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.1, #12) on ABC (5.204 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #4).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - The Simpsons (vs. 1/13/13)
-9.68% - Family Guy (vs. 1/13/13)
-10.00% - The Mentalist (vs. 1/13/13)
-12.50% - American Dad (vs. 1/13/13)
-13.04% - Bob's Burgers (vs. 1/13/13)
-14.29% - The Cleveland Show (vs. 1/13/13)
-21.05% - The Good Wife (vs. 1/13/13)
-54.05% - 60 Minutes (vs. 1/13/13)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+13.33% - 60 Minutes
0.00% - The Simpsons
-4.76% - Bob's Burgers (vs. Napoleon Dynamite)
-6.67% - Family Guy
-7.69% - The Cleveland Show
-8.33% - 2013 NFL Pro Bowl
-12.50% - American Dad
-18.18% - The Mentalist (vs. CSI: Miami)
-23.08% - 2013 NFL Pro Bowl Pre-Game
-26.67% - The Makeover (vs. A Smile as Big as the Moon)
-31.82% - The Good Wife

Source: Nielsen Media Research





  [january 2014]  
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
[10/19/14 - 09:08 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Dominates the Night with Notre Dame/Florida State Matchup
The network's "Saturday Night Football" franchise delivers more than 12 million viewers on average in primetime.

[10/18/14 - 08:39 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Shark Tank" Powers ABC to Top Demo Spot
Plus: the Alphabet's "Last Man Standing" posts week-to-week gains among adults 18-49.

[10/18/14 - 08:34 AM]
"The Blacklist" Grows by 53% in 18-49 and 4.979 Million Viewers Overall Going from Live + Same Day to Live + 3
NBC further spins the numbers for Monday, October 13.

[10/18/14 - 08:33 AM]
"Dateline NBC" Hits Three-Week Highs in 18-49 and Total Viewers, With Its Top Results Since September 26
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, October 17.

[10/18/14 - 08:30 AM]
For the 4th Straight Week, ABC Is #1 on Friday with "Shark Tank" as the Top-Rated Show in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, October 17.

[10/17/14 - 02:57 PM]
With Live + 3 for Sunday and Replays, "The Affair" Has Been Viewed by 1.68 Million Viewers on the Linear Network
Showtime further spins the numbers for Sunday, October 12.

[10/17/14 - 01:31 PM]
Another Big Audience Sees Giants Win Pennant in Dramatic, Walk-Off Fashion on FOX Sports 1
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Thursday, October 16.

[10/17/14 - 08:50 AM]
"The Biggest Loser" Hits a Five-Week High in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 16.

[10/17/14 - 08:32 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Demos for Sixth Consecutive Week
"Thursday Night Football" once again powers the Eye to the front among adults 18-49.

[10/17/14 - 08:28 AM]
ABC Dominates Non-Sports Thursday Competition - Up for the 4th Straight Week Year to Year
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 16.

[10/17/14 - 06:59 AM]
"Thursday Night Football" on CBS and NFL Network More Than Doubles Ratings from a Year Ago
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 16.

[10/16/14 - 02:55 PM]
Cardinals-Giants NLCS Game 4 Drives FOX Sports 1 to Another Viewership Record
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 15.

[10/16/14 - 02:21 PM]
NBC Wins the Week of Oct. 6-12 in 18-49, As "Sunday Night Football" Ranks #1 Among Primetime Big 4 Shows in 18-49 and Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for the week of October 6-12.

[10/16/14 - 11:17 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Wins Late-Night Ratings Race for Week of Oct. 6-10
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 6-10.

[10/16/14 - 10:54 AM]
"Criminal Minds" Is Wednesday's Most-Watched Broadcast, Growing in Viewers and Adults 18-49
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 15.