TV Ratings Sunday: ‘Big Brother’ Slides, Still Leads CBS Win; Few Start “A New Beginning” With ‘The Good Wife’
Update: Local pre-emptions for the Muscular Dystrophy Telethon may cause more than the typical level of adjustments in the final ratings due Tuesday.
It’s the end of the summer and the broadcast networks are running on fumes. Next Sunday things rev up, as Sunday Night Football returns with Cowboys v. Jets which is certain to pile up the ratings.
Even without NFL pre-season or substantial MTV competition like last Sunday, Big Brother ratings slid from last week’s 3.0 adults 18-49 rating to a 2.3/2.4 rating (sadly, only half hours available at this time). Few tuned in for The Good Wife: A New Beginning recap episode at 9:30pm, it drew just a 0.6 adults 18-49 rating. Earlier in the evening, 60 Minutes had a 0.8/0.9 adults 18-49 rating down from last week’s 1.0 rating.
Dateline NBC drew a 0.8/0.7 adults 18-49 rating. It wasn’t on last Sunday night.
Fox’s In the Flow With Affion Crockett was up a tenth vs. last Sunday to a 1.1 adults 18-49 rating.
half hourly results via Marc Berman.
Broadcast primetime ratings for Sunday, September 4, 2011:
|Time||Net||Show||18-49 Rating||18-49 Share||Viewers Live+SD (million)|
|ABC||America’s Funniest Home Videos – R||0.8||3||3.67|
|FOX||American Dad – R||0.8||3||1.86|
|7:30||ABC||America’s Funniest Home Videos – R||1.0||4||3.97|
|FOX||BOB’S BURGERS – R||0.7||3||1.71|
|8:00||CBS||BIG BROTHER 13||2.3||8||6.70|
|FOX||THE SIMPSONS – R||1.2||4||2.67|
|ABC||Extreme Makeover Home Edition -R||0.8||3||3.32|
|NBC||Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (movie)||0.7||3||4.06|
|8:30||CBS||BIG BROTHER 13||2.4||8||6.54|
|FOX||THE CLEVELAND SHOW – R||1.1||4||2.55|
|ABC||Extreme Makeover Home Edition -R||0.9||3||3.60|
|NBC||Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (movie)||0.7||2||3.31|
|9:00||FOX||FAMILY GUY – R||1.6||5||3.46|
|NBC||Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (movie)||0.8||3||3.93|
|ABC||20/20: The Sixth Sense||0.8||3||3.90|
|CBS||Mike & Molly -R||0.8||2||3.24|
|9:30||ABC||20/20: The Sixth Sense||1.1||3||4.42|
|NBC||Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (movie)||1.1||3||4.37|
|FOX||In The Flow With Affion Crockett||1.1||3||4.37|
|CBS||The Good Wife: A New Beginning (recap)||0.6||2||3.04|
|10:00||ABC||20/20: The Sixth Sense||1.3||4||5.21|
|NBC||Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (movie)||1.1||3||4.31|
|CBS||The Good Wife -R||0.5||2||3.20|
|10:30||ABC||20/20: The Sixth Sense||1.4||4||5.60|
|NBC||Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (movie)||1.2||4||4.73|
|CBS||The Good Wife -R||0.6||2||3.52|
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