Sunday TV Ratings: FAMILY GUY Tops the Night, THE CLEVELAND SHOW Rises, ONCE UPON A TIME Dips

     April 29, 2013

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Sunday evening’s TV ratings are in.  Here’s a brief look at the highlights:

  • Fox’s Family Guy topped the night ratings-wise with a 2.5 rating in the 18-49 demo and 4.9 million viewers.  That’s even with the show’s last original episode.
  • Also up was The Cleveland Show, which hit a 1.2 rating and 2.63 million viewers for a rise of 33% from last week’s 0.9 rating.  Nevertheless, Fox recently decided not to order any new episodes of the Family Guy spinoff, effectively cancelling the show.  The remainder of the produced episodes will continue to air.
  • Over on ABC, Once Upon a Time scored a 2.0 rating and 7.04 million viewers, dropping 5% from last week’s 2.1 rating.

Hit the jump for the full ratings report for Sunday, April 28th, including Bob’s Burgers, The Good Wife, The Mentalist, and more.

FOX

  • bobs-burgers-boyz-4-nowThe Cleveland Show garnered a 1.2 rating and 2.63 million viewers, rising 33% from last week’s 0.9 rating.
  • The Simpsons was also up, earning a 2.0 rating and 4.48 million viewers.  That’s up 11% from its last original episode’s 1.8 rating.
  • The excellent Bob’s Burgers notched a 1.7 rating and 3.49 million viewers, which is even with last week’s performance.
  • Family Guy was the highest-rated program on TV last night, scoring a 2.5 rating and 4.9 million viewers.  That’s even with the show’s last original episode’s performance.
  • Finally, American Dad garnered a 1.9 rating and 3.97 million viewers, which is up 6% from last week’s 1.8 rating.

CBS

  • The season finale of The Good Wife hit a 1.6 rating and 9 million viewers, which is up 7% from last week’s 1.5 rating.
  • The Mentalist notched a 1.5 rating and 8.69 million viewers, dropping 6% from last week’s 1.6 rating.

ABC

  • The fantasy series Once Upon a Time hit a 2.0 rating and 7.04 million viewers, dropping 5% from last week’s 2.1 rating.
  • Revenge garnered a 1.7 rating and 5.93 million viewers, rising 13% from its last original episode’s 1.5 rating.
  • New drama series Red Widow notched a series low 0.7 rating and 3.52 million viewers, which is down a whopping 30% from its last original’s 1.0 rating.

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