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[05/12/14 - 08:45 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Once Upon a Time" Finale Tops Demos for ABC
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 (5/11/14):

ABC (5.919 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.8, #1) was the top demo draw on Sunday thanks to a new "America's Funniest Home Videos" (5.753 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T5) followed by the season finales of "Once Upon a Time" (6.501 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.2, #1) and "Revenge" (4.921 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T5).

CBS (8.280 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T2) then was the most-watched network with its usual mix of "60 Minutes" (8.368 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T10), "The Amazing Race 23" (7.438 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.7, #3), "The Good Wife" (8.683 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T7) and "The Mentalist" (8.630 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T7).

Next up was FOX (3.178 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T2) and its lineup of "Bob's Burgers" (2.015 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.9, #13), "American Dad" (2.381 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T10), "The Simpsons" (3.610 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.6, #4), "Family Guy" (4.116 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 2.1, #2) and "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey" (3.471 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T7).

And finally, NBC (3.734 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4) closed out the evening with "Dateline NBC" (3.794 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.8, #14) and "Rosemary's Baby, Part 1" (3.674 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T10).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+15.38% - Revenge
+10.00% - Once Upon a Time
+10.00% - 60 Minutes
0.00% - The Amazing Race 23
0.00% - The Good Wife
0.00% - The Mentalist
-4.55% - Family Guy
-6.25% - America's Funniest Home Videos
-15.38% - American Dad
-15.79% - The Simpsons
-18.18% - Bob's Burgers
-20.00% - Dateline NBC
-25.00% - Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+31.25% - Family Guy (vs. Bob's Burgers)
+15.79% - Once Upon a Time (vs. Once Upon a Time/Revenge)
+12.50% - Bob's Burgers (vs. The Cleveland Show)
+10.00% - American Dad (vs. The Cleveland Show)
+7.14% - America's Funniest Home Videos
-6.25% - Revenge
-15.38% - Rosemary's Baby, Part 1 (vs. The Celebrity Apprentice)
-15.79% - The Simpsons
-20.00% - Dateline NBC (vs. The Voice (Repeat))
-26.67% - 60 Minutes
-34.62% - The Amazing Race 23 (vs. Survivor: Caramoan - Fans vs. Favorites)
-44.19% - Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey (vs. Family Guy/American Dad)
-45.45% - The Mentalist (vs. Survivor: Caramoan - Fans vs. Favorites Reunion)
-53.85% - The Good Wife (vs. Survivor: Caramoan - Fans vs. Favorites)


Here are the highlights of the 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (5/12/13):

CBS (9.607 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.2, #1) was the network to beat on Sunday with its mix of "60 Minutes" (10.124 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #9), the two-hour "Survivor: Caramoan - Fans vs. Favorites" (9.980 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.6, #1) finale and the "Survivor: Caramoan - Fans vs. Favorites Reunion" (8.345 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.2, #T3).

ABC (6.396 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.7, #2) then claimed the silver with its mix of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (6.282 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.4, #10) followed by the season finales of "Once Upon a Time" (7.221 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.2, #T3) and "Revenge" (6.040 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T7).

Next up was FOX (3.352 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.6, #3) and its combination of "The Cleveland Show" (1.915 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.8, #14), another "The Cleveland Show" (2.217 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T12), "The Simpsons" (4.052 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.9, #T5), "Bob's Burgers" (3.270 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T7), "Family Guy" (4.715 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 2.4, #2) and "American Dad" (3.942 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.9, #T5).

And finally, a rebroadcast of "The Voice" (3.781 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T12) and a new "The Celebrity Apprentice" (4.149 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.3, #11) on NBC (3.965 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #4) closed out the nigiht.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+25.00% - 60 Minutes
+14.29% - Family Guy
+11.76% - The Simpsons
+4.00% - Survivor: Caramoan - Fans vs. Favorites (vs. 5/8/13)
0.00% - Once Upon a Time
-6.67% - America's Funniest Home Videos
-7.14% - The Celebrity Apprentice
-9.52% - American Dad
-11.11% - Revenge
-16.67% - The Cleveland Show (vs. 4/28/13)
-20.00% - Bob's Burgers

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+25.00% - 60 Minutes
+4.35% - Family Guy
0.00% - The Simpsons
-5.00% - American Dad
-7.14% - Survivor: Caramoan - Fans vs. Favorites
-8.33% - Survivor: Caramoan - Fans vs. Favorites Reunion
-11.11% - Bob's Burgers
-11.11% - The Cleveland Show - 7:00 (vs. The Simpsons (Repeat))
-12.50% - America's Funniest Home Videos
-23.08% - The Cleveland Show - 7:30
-27.78% - The Celebrity Apprentice
-31.25% - Once Upon a Time
-50.00% - Revenge (vs. Desperate Housewives)

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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