TV Ratings: ‘Marriage Ref’ Returns at Lows, but NBC Wins Night; ‘Family Guy’ Tops Night
NBC edged out Fox for the night with adults 18-49 with a two hour repeat of America’s Got Talent and the season premiere of The Marriage Ref. The Marriage Ref of course returned well down from its 2010 premiere when it had tons of promotion during the Winter Olympics, and also down 20% from its 2010 finale when it scored a 2.0 adults 18-49 rating. Last night’s premiere scored a 1.6 adults 18-49 rating, tying a series low with adults 18-49.
A repeat of Fox’s Family Guy was the night’s top show with adults 18-49 on broadcast with a 1.9 rating. But look for the 9pm season premiere of HBO’s True Blood to top everything in Sunday primetime by a wide margin.
Broadcast primetime ratings for Sunday, June 26, 2011:
|Time||Net||Show||18-49 Rating/Sh||Viewers (Millions)|
|7:00||ABC||America’s Funniest Home Videos (R)||1.0/4||4.74|
|FOX||American Dad (R)||0.7/3||1.46|
|7:30||FOX||Bob’s Burgers (R)||0.7/3||1.55|
|8:00||NBC||America’s Got Talent (R) 8-10p||1.6/5||5.36|
|FOX||The Simpsons (R)||1.3/4||2.80|
|ABC||Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (R)||1.0/3||3.90|
|CBS||Hawaii Five-0 (R)||0.7/2||4.92|
|8:30||FOX||Cleveland Show (R)||1.4/4||2.79|
|9:00||FOX||Family Guy (R)||1.9/5||3.71|
|CBS||Undercover Boss (R)||1.1/3||4.76|
|9:30||FOX||American Dad (R)||1.6/4||3.15|
|10:00||NBC||Marriage Ref (Season Premiere)||1.6/4||4.57|
|CBS||CSI: Miami (R)||1.0/3||5.20|
|ABC||Body of Proof (R)||0.7/2||4.03|
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