TV Ratings: ‘Family Guy‘ Leads FOX; Big Brother Bigger; Scoundrels Shrinking Away
FOX won another Sunday night with repeats of its “Animation Domination” lineup and CBS’s Big Brother 12 was the most-watched hour of television on the broadcast nets with adults 18-49. Big Brother’s 2.5 rating with adults 18-49 was up two-tenths of a ratings point from last week.
Better news (but hardly “good” news) for ABC’s The Gates, which was flat versus last week than for Scoundrels which dropped another tenth of an 18-49 ratings point to a series-low 0.6.
At 9pm, a repeat of Undercover Boss with a 1.4 adults 18-49 rating was 40% better than last week’s repeat CSI. But a repeat of The Good Wife at 10pm with a 0.8 adults 18-49 rating was down three-tenths from last week’s 1.1 for a repeat of the canceled Cold Case. Cold Case repeats were moved to Saturday nights at 8pm to fill in for the now canceled The Bridge. The Good Wife will be airing Sundays at 10p through mid-August.
Broadcast primetime ratings for Sunday, July 25, 2010:
|Time||Net||Show||18-49 Rating/Sh||Viewers (Millions)|
|7:00||ABC||America’s Funniest Home Videos (R)||1.4/5||5.28|
|FOX||Sons of Tucson||0.6/2||1.48|
|7:30||FOX||American Dad (R)||0.9/3||2.00|
|8:00||CBS||Big Brother 12||2.5/8||7.23|
|FOX||The Simpsons (R)||1.7/6||3.83|
|ABC||Extreme Makeover Home Edition (R)||1.2/4||4.36|
|NBC||Law & Order: Criminal Intent (R)||0.8/3||4.25|
|8:30||FOX||The Cleveland Show (R)||1.7/5||3.75|
|9:00||FOX||Family Guy (R)||2.3/7||4.69|
|CBS||Undercover Boss (R)||1.4/4||4.67|
|NBC||America’s Got Talent (R)||0.9/3||3.83|
|9:30||FOX||Family Guy (R)||2.5/7||5.08|
|10:00||NBC||America’s Got Talent (R)||1.1/3||3.76|
|CBS||The Good Wife (R)||0.8/3||3.58|
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