or


[06/30/14 - 08:29 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, CBS Split Demo Crown in Battle of Originals
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 15 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (6/29/14):

CBS (6.101 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T1) was the most-watched network on Sunday thanks to its mix of "60 Minutes" (8.403 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T4), "Big Brother 16" (5.760 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.8, #1), the premiere of "Reckless" (4.095 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T12) and the return of "Unforgettable" (6.145 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T8).

ABC (4.494 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T1) however shared top demo honors with a repeat of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (4.562 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T8) followed by originals from "Wipeout" (4.004 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T6) and "Rising Star" (4.704 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T2).

Next up was NBC (3.106 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T3) with an encore "American Ninja Warrior" (2.844 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T12) alongside a special two-hour "Last Comic Standing" (3.369 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T4).

And finally, FOX (2.023 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T3) closed out the evening with repeats of "American Dad" (1.478 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T12), "Bob's Burgers" (1.405 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T12), "The Simpsons" (1.952 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T8), another "The Simpsons" (2.422 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T6), "Family Guy" (2.621 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T2) and another "American Dad" (2.261 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T8).


Here are the highlights of the 17 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (6/30/13):

CBS (5.551 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.1, #1) was the top draw on Sunday thanks to its lineup of "60 Minutes" (7.098 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T8), "Big Brother 15" (5.780 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.7, #1), "Under the Dome" (5.121 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #4) and "The Mentalist" (4.203 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T12).

FOX (2.344 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #2) then was a close second place with its repeat mix of "The Cleveland Show" (1.505 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T16), "The Simpsons" (1.749 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T14), another "The Simpsons" (2.481 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T5), "Bob's Burgers" (2.258 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T8), "Family Guy" (3.171 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.4, #2) and "American Dad" (2.898 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.3, #3).

Next up was ABC (3.472 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #3) with a repeat of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (4.623 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T8) followed by originals from "Celebrity Wife Swap" (3.222 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T5) and "Whodunnit?" (3.200 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T5) plus a rebroadcast of "Castle" (2.844 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T16).

And finally, encores of "America's Got Talent" (3.513 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T12) and "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (3.789 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T8) led into a new "Crossing Lines" (3.724 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T14) on NBC (3.635 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.8, #4).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
-12.50% - Crossing Lines
-23.08% - Celebrity Wife Swap
-23.08% - Whodunnit?

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+142.86% - Big Brother 15 (vs. Hawaii Five-0 (Repeat))
-9.09% - Celebrity Wife Swap (vs. Secret Millionaire)
-16.67% - Whodunnit? (vs. Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition)
-78.13% - Crossing Lines (vs. U.S. Olympic Team Trials: Gymnastics Women's Final)

Source: Nielsen Media Research





  [june 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
[07/07/15 - 01:07 PM]
Bravo Media's Emmy-Nominated "Million Dollar Listing New York" Earns Highest-Rated Season in Franchise History Among P18-49
Bravo further spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 1.

[07/07/15 - 12:48 PM]
HBO Series Hit Record Highs, While Summer Shows Off to Strong Start
HBO spins the numbers for the year to date.

[07/07/15 - 12:36 PM]
Destination America Scores Best Quarter Ever in Network History
Destination America spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2015.

[07/07/15 - 10:19 AM]
TV One Posts Best Second Quarter in Network History Delivering 51% and 47% Increases in Key Demos in Primetime
TV One spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2015.

[07/07/15 - 08:44 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelorette" Sparks Victory for ABC
The Alphabet wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/06/15 - 02:20 PM]
Investigation Discovery Closes Out First Half of 2015 Celebrating Best 2nd Quarter and Best June Ever in Prime and Total Day
Investigation Discovery spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2015.

[07/06/15 - 01:20 PM]
Staggering 25.4 Million Witness USA Defeat Japan to Win Coveted FIFA Women's World Cup 2015 Title
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Sunday, July 5.

[07/06/15 - 12:45 PM]
MTV's "Scream" Premiere Draws Six Million Total Viewers, Leaps +45% in L+3 Ratings
MTV further spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 30.

[07/06/15 - 10:56 AM]
USA Network's Award-Winning Series "Mr. Robot" Jumps 36% in P18-49 for Week Two
USA further spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 1.

[07/06/15 - 07:16 AM]
USA's Women's World Cup Championship Match Sets Metered Market Household Ratings Record
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Sunday, July 5.

[07/05/15 - 09:12 AM]
"Macy's 4th of July" Special Generates the Highest Saturday Average for Any Big 4 Net, Excluding Sports, Since February
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, July 4.

[07/05/15 - 08:56 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: "Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular" Puts NBC on Top
The Peacock leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/04/15 - 08:45 AM]
"Dateline NBC" Is the #1 Big 4 Telecast of the Night in Adults 18-49 and 25-54
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, July 3.

[07/04/15 - 08:37 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, NBC Share Demo Crown in Repeat Battle
CBS then is the most-watched network last night.

[07/03/15 - 08:54 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Original Showdown with "Big Brother"
The Eye leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.