TV Ratings Sunday: ‘Desperate Housewives,’ ‘Brothers & Sisters,’ ‘CSI: Miami,’ ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ All Down; ‘Undercover Boss’ Tumbles
ABC edged out a victory with adults 18-49 on a night that saw practically everything down from previous airings. Perhaps the Knicks/Celtics game on TNT had huge numbers? We should know soon enough.
Desperate Housewives was down 7% to a series low tying 2.7 adults 18-49 rating and Brothers & Sisters was down 6% to a low-tying 1.7 adults 18-49 rating. Earlier in the night, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition returned from a couple of months hiatus to a 1.9 adults 18-49 rating, down 21% from its last original.
Hardest hit was Undercover Boss which dropped 39% from last week to a series low 1.9 adults 18-49 rating. The Amazing Race was down 21% from last week to a 2.3 adults 18-49 rating and CSI: Miami was down 4% to a 2.2 adults 18-49 rating. Per
Celebrity Apprentice was down 17% to a 2.5 adults 18-49 rating between 9-11p.
Fox ran with repeats from 7-8:30p and originals from 8:30-10p and still tied for second on the night with adults 18-49. Family Guy’s 3.0 adults 18-49 rating at 9pm was the highest of the night, though it was down 9% from last week.
Broadcast primetime ratings for Sunday, April 17, 2011:
|Time||Net||Show||18-49 Rating/Sh||Viewers (Millions)|
|7:00||ABC||America’s Funniest Home Videos||1.6/6||6.49|
|FOX||The Cleveland Show (R)||1.0/3||2.38|
|7:30||FOX||American Dad (R)||1.1/4||2.69|
|ABC||Extreme Makeover: Home Edition||1.9/5||7.55|
|FOX||The Simpsons (R)||1.7/5||4.15|
|NBC||America’s Next Great Restaurant||1.2/3||3.74|
|ABC||Brothers & Sisters||1.7/4||6.33|
|Half Hour Numbers for Dramas|
|10:00||Brothers & Sisters||1.8/4||6.48|
|10:30||Brothers & Sisters||1.7/4||6.17|
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