TV Ratings Sunday: ‘Once Upon a Time’ & ‘GCB’ Fall to Series Lows; ‘Academy of Country Music Awards’ Down, But Leads CBS to Win
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The Academy of Country Music Awards was down two tenths from last year to a 3.1 adults 18-49 rating, its lowest since 2008. But that was still plenty enough to give CBS a victory on the night.
ABC’s Once Upon a Time was down two tenths to a series low 2.7 adults 18-49 rating and GCB also fell 10% to a series low 1.9 adults 18-49 rating at 10pm. At 9pm Desperate Housewives was steady vs. last week with a 2.6 adults 18-49 rating.
Bob’s Burgers fell 20% from last week to a season-low 1.6 adults 18-49 rating. Family Guy was off 11% from its last original two weeks ago to a 2.5 adults 18-49 rating. American Dad was flat vs. last week with another 2.0 adults 18-49 rating. If Tribunes’ spat with DirecTV hurt Fox last night, American Dad was spat-proof.
Three hours worth of Celebrity Apprentice was steady vs. last week’s season-low (in a two hour version) with a 1.8 adults 18-49 rating. The 1.5 adults 18-49 rating at 8pm was nearly double that of the 0.8 Harry’s Law pulled in during the hour last week. From 9-11p (its normal time period) Celebrity Apprentice was up a tenth to a 1.9 adults 18-49 rating.
To those looking for Game of Thrones and/or The Killing ratings, I’d guess we’ll see those numbers later today if HBO & AMC ordered special reports and release the data. Otherwise we’ll see the numbers Tuesday morning.
Broadcast primetime ratings for Sunday, April 1, 2012:
|Time||Net||Show||18-49 Rating/Sh||Viewers (Millions)|
|ABC||America’s Funniest Home Videos (R)||1.2/4||5.46|
|FOX||The Simpsons (R)||0.9/3||2.20|
|7:30||FOX||The Cleveland Show||1.2/4||2.83|
|8:00||ABC||Once Upon a Time||2.7/8||8.20|
|CBS||Academy Of Country Music Awards||2.6/7||12.80|
|FOX||The Simpsons (R)||1.6/5||3.87|
|9:00||CBS||Academy Of Country Music Awards||3.2/8||13.18|
|10:00||CBS||Academy Of Country Music Awards||3.3/8||12.95|
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