Sunday TV Ratings: ONCE UPON A TIME Falls to Series Low; COSMOS Ticks Up

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TV ratings for Sunday, April 20th have arrived.  Here’s a brief rundown:

  • ABC’s Once Upon a Time dropped three tenths to a new series low 1.7 rating in the 18-49 demo, scoring 5.69 million viewers.  That said, it still scored the highest rating on network television for the night.
  • Over on CBS, The Good Wife dipped a tenth to a 1.4 rating and 9.08 million viewers, winning the night in overall viewership.  The Mentalist was down two tenths to a 1.4 rating and scored 8.61 million viewers.
  • Fox’s Bob’s Burgers continues to struggle in its earlier timeslot, as last night’s episode dropped two tenths to a 0.6 rating and scored 1.53 million viewers.  Nevertheless, the show has already been renewed for a fifth season.  The excellent Cosmos, meanwhile, ticked up a tenth to a 1.4 rating and 3.71 million viewers.
  • NBC’s Believe rose two tenths to a 1.2 rating and 4.66 million viewers, while Crisis fell two tenths to a 0.9 rating and 3.8 million viewers.

Sunday TV Ratings: FAMILY GUY Tops the Demo; ONCE UPON A TIME Falls to Series Low

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TV ratings for Sunday, April 13th are in, though CBS’ early numbers aren’t helpful since the programming suffered a delay due to The Masters tournament.  Here’s a brief rundown:

  • Fox’s Family Guy scored the night’s highest ratings in the 18-49 demo with a 2.1 rating and 4.28 million viewers, though it was down 9% from last week’s episode.  Elsewhere on the network, Bob’s Burgers fell 11% to a 0.8 rating and 1.89 million viewers, American Dad dropped 8% to a 1.1 rating and 2.33 million viewers, The Simpsons dipped 16% to a 1.6 rating and 3.59 million viewers, and the excellent Cosmos notched a 1.2 rating and 3.5 million viewers for a drop of 20%.
  • ABC’s Once Upon a Time was down 21% to 1.9 rating and 6.25 million viewers, which ties its series low.  Resurrection dropped 9% to its own series low 2.0 rating and 7.12 million viewers, and Revenge matched last week’s series low with a 1.3 rating and 5.11 million viewers.
  • Over on NBC, Believe was even with last week’s series low 1.0 rating and scored 4.36 million viewers, while Crisis ticked up 10% to a 1.1 rating and 4.02 million viewers.

Sunday TV Ratings: GAME OF THRONES Premiere Scores Highest HBO Ratings Since THE SOPRANOS Finale

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TV ratings for Sunday evening are in, and unsurprisingly HBO has a stellar night.  Here’s a brief look at the highlights:

  • The season four premiere of HBO’s Game of Thrones scored a record 6.6 million viewers, which is up a whopping 2.2 million from last year’s 4.4 million premiere.  Adding in the encore’s 1.6 million viewers, the show totaled 8.2 million viewers on Sunday night.  The opener topped the previous Game of Thrones record of 5.5 million, which it hit in the third episode of season three, and last night’s episode was the most-watched HBO telecast since the series finale of The Sopranos.
  • Additionally, the series premiere of the excellent new comedy series Silicon Valley brought in 2 million viewers, scoring the network’s biggest half-hour launch since 2009’s Hung.  The season three premiere of Veep (also fantastic) averaged 1 million viewers, which is even with its season two finale.

Hit the jump for the rest of the ratings report for Sunday, April 6th, including Once Upon a Time, Believe, Crisis, Family Guy, and more.

Sunday TV Ratings: FAMILY GUY and RESURRECTION Dip; BOB’S BURGERS Ticks Up

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TV ratings for Sunday, March 23rd are in, though CBS’ programming was delayed due to NCAA basketball so those initial numbers are inaccurate at the moment.  Here’s the brief rundown for the rest of the networks:

  • Fox’s Animation Domination kicked off with a new episode of Bob’s Burgers, which ticked up one tenth to a 1.2 rating in the 18-49 demo and scored 2.54 million viewers.  American Dad was down a tenth to a 1.3 rating and notched 2.71 million viewers, The Simpsons matched last week’s 1.9 rating and raked in 3.93 million viewers, Family Guy was down a tenth to a 2.2 rating and 4.28 million viewers, and Cosmos dropped three tenths to a 1.7 rating and garnered 4.23 million viewers.
  • Over on NBC, new drama series Believe dropped three tenths to a 1.2 rating and 5.06 million viewers, while new drama Crisis was also down three tenths to a 1.3 rating and 5.04 million viewers.
  • ABC’s new drama Resurrection also dropped, waning six tenths to a 2.5 rating and 9.22 million viewers.  Once Upon a Time was down four tenths to a 2.0 rating and 6.61 million viewers, while Revenge dipped one tenth to a 1.6 rating and 5.71 million viewers.

Sunday TV Ratings: RESURRECTION Drops Slightly for Solid Hold; BELIEVE Plummets

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TV ratings for Sunday, March 16th are in.  Here’s a brief rundown:

  • ABC’s new series Resurrection dropped 21% from its premiere with a 3.0 rating in the 18-49 demo and 10.8 million viewers, but it still remained the top program of the night.  Elsewhere on the network, Once Upon a Time dropped 4% to a 2.3 rating and 7.47 million viewers, while Revenge was down 11% to a 1.7 rating and 6.17 million viewers.
  • Over on Fox, Bob’s Burgers rose 22% to a 1.1 rating and 2.49 million viewers, American Dad dipped 13% to a 1.3 rating and 2.75 million viewers, Family Guy rose 5% to a 2.3 rating and 4.59 million viewers, and Cosmos dropped 10% to a 2.1 rating and 4.91 million viewers.
  • NBC’s Believe suffered a massive drop following last week’s premiere, dipping 48% to a 1.4 rating and 6.17 million viewers.  The premiere of Crisis hit a 1.6 rating and scored 6.51 million viewers.
  • CBS’ The Good Wife was even with last week’s 1.3 rating and scored 8.38 million viewers, while The Mentalist dropped 19% to a 1.3 rating and scored 8.66 million viewers.

Sunday TV Ratings: ONCE UPON A TIME Returns Up, RESURRECTION Premieres Big, and THE GOOD WIFE Returns Down

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TV ratings for Sunday, March 9th, are in.  Here’s a brief rundown:

  • Fox’s animation domination block kicked off with Bob’s Burgers, which dropped over half a ratings point to a 0.9 rating in the 18-49 demo and scored 2.11 million viewers.  The Simpsons was also down with a 1.2 rating and 2.65 million viewers and a 1.6 rating and 3.73 million viewers for two back-to-back episodes.  Family Guy, meanwhile, ticked up two tenths to a 2.2 rating and 4.49 million viewers, while the premiere of Cosmos (read Allison’s review here) hit a solid 2.1 rating and 5.79 million viewers on Fox, though it aired at the same time on a multitude of networks.
  • Over on ABC, Once Upon a Time returned up four tenths to a 2.3 rating and 7.27 million viewers, new drama series Resurrection premiered to a big 3.6 rating and 13.31 million viewers, and Revenge returned up six tenths to a 1.9 rating and scored 6.5 million viewers.
  • CBS’ The Good Wife was down half a ratings point in its return with a 1.3 rating and 8.91 million viewers, while The Mentalist dropped two tenths to a 1.6 rating and 9.94 million viewers.

Sunday TV Ratings: Grammy Awards Even with Last Year; Fox’s Animation Domination Tumbles

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Here’s a brief look at Sunday evening’s TV ratings:

  • CBS’ lengthy broadcast of the 2014 Grammy Awards was about even with last year’s ceremony, scoring a 10.1 rating in the 18-49 demo and 28.5 million viewers.  Last year’s broadcast also hit a 10.1 rating.
  • Over on Fox, the network’s Animation Domination lineup slid opposite the younger skewing Grammys.  The Simpsons dropped half a ratings point to a 1.7 rating and 3.91 million viewers, Bob’s Burgers also dropped half a ratings point to a 1.5 rating and 3.29 million viewers, Family Guy slid seven tenths from its last original episode to a 2.0 rating and 4.19 million viewers, and American Dad dipped eight tenths to a 1.5 rating and 3.28 million viewers.

Sunday TV Ratings: FAMILY GUY and AMERICAN DAD Rise; ONCE UPON A TIME Dips

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Sunday evening’s TV ratings are in.  Here’s a brief rundown:

  • Fox’s Family Guy quickly undid its big character “death” from a few weeks ago last night to the tune of a 3.0 rating in the 18-49 demo and 6.27 million viewers, rising three tenths from last week’s 2.7 rating.  Elsewhere on Fox, The Simpsons rose four tenths to a 3.5 rating and 8.38 million viewers, Bob’s Burgers was up three tenths to a 2.4 rating and 5.53 million viewers, and American Dad ticked up three tenths to a 2.4 rating and 4.94 million viewers.
  • Over on ABC, Once Upon a Time fell two tenths to a series low-tying 1.9 rating and 6.4 million viewers, Revenge dropped a tenth to a 1.5 rating and 6.1 million viewers, and Betrayal notched a 0.8 rating and 3.7 million viewers for a rise of one tenth.

Sunday TV Ratings: FAMILY GUY and BOB’S BURGERS Rise; ONCE UPON A TIME Ticks Up

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Sunday evening’s TV ratings are in.  Here’s a brief rundown:

  • Following its last original episode’s big character “death”, Family Guy garnered a 2.6 rating in the 18-49 demo and scored 5.23 million viewers for a rise of four tenths.  Elsewhere on Fox, The Simpsons matched its last episode’s 3.0 rating and scored 6.82 million viewers, Bob’s Burgers rose half a ratings point to a 2.1 rating and 4.58 million viewers, and American Dad was up four tenths to a 2.1 rating and 4.27 million viewers.
  • Over on ABC, Once Upon a Time was up three tenths from last week’s series low to a 2.2 rating and 6.88 million viewers, Revenge was even with a 1.5 rating and 5.98 million viewers, and Betrayal tied its series low with a 0.8 rating and 3.1 million viewers.

Sunday TV Ratings: BOB’S BURGERS and AMERICAN DAD Down; ONCE UPON A TIME Matches Low

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Sunday evening’s TV ratings are in.  A football delay on CBS preempting the network’s primetime programming makes those numbers meaningless, but here’s a brief look at the night’s scripted programming on ABC and Fox:

  • ABC’s Once Upon a Time matched its last episode’s series low 1.9 rating in the 18-49 demo and scored 6.6 million viewers.
  • Over on Fox, Bob’s Burgers garnered a 1.6 rating in the demo and 3.38 million viewers, which is a drop of three tenths from last week’s 1.9 rating.  American Dad was also down, dropping two tenths from last week’s 1.9 rating to a 1.7 rating and scoring 3.45 million viewers.

Sunday TV Ratings: FAMILY GUY Steady in Big Character Death Episode; BOB’S BURGERS and AMERICAN DAD Tick Up

by     Posted 149 days ago

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Sunday evening’s TV ratings are in.  Here’s a brief rundown:

  • Fox’s Animation Domination kicked off with The Simpsons, earning a 2.9 rating in the 18-49 demo and 6.65 million viewers for a rise of 61% from last week’s 1.8 rating.  Also up considerably was Bob’s Burgers with a 1.9 rating and 4.02 million viewers for a rise of 27% from its last new episode’s 1.5 rating.  A significant episode of Family Guy marking the departure of one of the main characters was even with last week’s 2.2 rating and scored 4.51 million viewers, while American Dad ticked up 13% to a 1.8 rating and 3.81 million viewers.
  • Over at ABC, the American Music Awards garnered a 4.5 rating and 12.90 million viewers, which is up 32% from last year’s 3.4 rating.  Granted, last year’s telecast didn’t have a giant lip syncing cat.
  • Due to football overrun that preempted programming in a number of areas, the preliminary numbers for CBS’ Sunday lineup are subject to significant change and therefore unreliable.

Sunday TV Ratings: FAMILY GUY Drops, ONCE UPON A TIME and REVENGE Hit Lows

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Sunday evening’s TV ratings are in.  Here’s a brief rundown:

  • Fox’s Animation Domination kicked off with The Simpsons, which notched a 1.9 rating in the 18-49 demo and 4.27 million viewers, down 21% from last week’s 2.4 rating.  Bob’s Burgers was also down, hitting a 1.5 rating and 3.22 million viewers for a drop of 17%.  A truly odd episode of Family Guy dipped 20% from last week’s 2.5 rating to a 2.0 rating and 4.16 million viewers, while American Dad was down 16% to a 1.6 rating and 3.52 million viewers.
  • Over on ABC, Once Upon a Time continues to decline as it tied its season low with a 2.1 rating and 6.63 million viewers, dropping 7% from last week’s season high 1.4 rating.  Revenge tied its series low with a 1.4 rating and scored 5.50 million viewers, while Betrayal closed out the night with a series low tying 0.8 rating and 3.25 million viewers, marking a drop of 20% from last week’s 1.0 rating.

Sunday TV Ratings: ONCE UPON A TIME and THE GOOD WIFE Rise; AMERICAN DAD Dips

by     Posted 170 days ago

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Sunday evening’s TV ratings are in.  Here’s a brief rundown:

  • Fox’s animation domination kicked off with The Simpsons, which was down half a ratings point from its last original episode’s 3.0 rating to a 2.5 rating in the 18-49 demo and 5.46 million viewers.  Bob’s Burgers dropped a tenth from its last original episode to a 1.8 rating and 3.75 million viewers, Family Guy was even with a 2.5 rating and 4.86 million viewers, and American Dad was down two tenths to a 1.9 rating and 3.74 million viewers.
  • Over on ABC, Once Upon a Time was up from last week’s 2.2 rating to a 2.3 rating and 7.5 million viewers.  Revenge rose three tenths from last week’s season low to a 1.7 rating and 6.3 million viewers, while Betrayal was up a tenth to a 1.0 rating and 2.5 million viewers.
  • CBS’ The Good Wife garnered a 1.6 rating and 9.79 million viewers for a rise of two tenths over last week’s 1.4 rating, matching its season high.

Sunday TV Ratings: FAMILY GUY and BOB’S BURGERS Dip; ABC Dramas Down

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Sunday evening’s TV ratings are in.  CBS’ programming was delayed due to football overrun, so here’s a look at how the other networks stacked up:

  • A Guillermo del Toro-infused Treehouse of Horror installment of The Simpsons matched last week’s 2.9 rating in the 18-49 demo and scored 6.31 million viewers.
  • Fox’s animation domination continued with Bob’s Burgers, which garnered a 1.9 rating and 4.22 million viewers, dropping three tenths from last week’s 2.2 rating.
  • Family Guy was also down, scoring a 2.5 rating and 5.21 million viewers for a drop of one tenth from last week’s 2.6 rating.
  • American Dad closed out the night with a 2.1 rating and 4.42 million viewers, even with last week’s installment.
  • Over on ABC, Once Upon a Time scored a 2.5 rating and 7.65 million viewers, dropping yet again from last week’s 2.6 rating.
  • ABC ended the evening with Revenge and Betrayal dropping four tenths each, to a 1.9 rating and 6.69 million viewers and a 1.1 rating and 3.97 million viewers, respectively.

Sunday TV Ratings: BREAKING BAD Series Finale Scores Record 10.3 Million Viewers; HOMELAND Starts Strong; ONCE UPON A TIME Debuts Soft

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Sunday evening’s TV ratings are in, and the series finale of Breaking Bad unsurprisingly stole everyone’s thunder.  Here’s a brief look at the highlights:

  • The final episode of Breaking Bad scored 10.3 million viewers and a 6.7 rating in the 18-49 demo, marking series-best numbers in both categories.  Obviously quite a few people made a point of catching up in time for the finale, as those numbers shatter last Sunday’s record of 6.6 million viewers and a 4.3 rating.
  • Opposite BB, the season premiere of Showtime’s Homeland (which apparently couldn’t wait one more week) scored 1.9 million viewers, making it the most-watched season premiere of the show yet.
  • Over on ABC, Once Upon a Time’s season premiere hit a 2.6 rating in the demo and 8.45 million viewers, which is down 33% from last year’s season two premiere.
  • Fox’s season premiere of Family Guy was also down, notching a 2.6 rating and 5.25 million viewers for a drop of 21% from last year’s season opener.

Hit the jump for the full ratings report for Sunday, September 29th, including Masters of Sex, Bob’s Burgers, Revenge, American Dad, and more.

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