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TV Ratings Sunday: 'Once Upon a Time' Hits Low, 'Revenge', 'Amazing Race' Down, Football Scrambles 'Family Guy' 200th Episode Ratings

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November 12th, 2012

 

Scoreboard NBC FOX ABC CBS UNI
Adults 18-49: Rating/Share 5.5/14 4.2/11 2.0/5 1.9/5 1.1/3
Adults 18-34: Rating/Share 4.7/13 4.0/12 1.5/4 0.9/3 0.9/3
Total Viewers (million) 14.973 10.274 6.572 9.85 3.029

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Due to the nature of live  programming the ratings for NBC (NFL Football), & FOX(Football Overruns)  are approximate and subject to more than the typical adjustments in the final numbers. See below for more information on these Fast Affiliate Ratings.

NBC was number one among adults 18-49 and with total viewers.

On NBC, Sunday Night Football (Texans/Bears) earned a preliminary 7.0 adults 18-49 rating from 8:30-11:00PM, down 4%  from last week's 7.3 rating.

The start times of FOX's animated shows were delayed about 20 minutes due to football overrun, rendering their preliminary ratings meaningless. The final numbers for the programs, including the 200th episode of Family Guy will be available tomorrow.

On ABC, America's Funniest Home Videos earned a 1.4 adults 18-49 rating, down 18%  from  last week's 1.7 adults 18-49 rating. Once Upon A Time garnered a  series low 2.7down 23% from last week's 3.4 adults 18-49 rating. Your predictions were way too optimistic, probably because you did not anticipate  FOX’s football game running way over. Revenge scored a season low 2.4, down 11% from last week's 2.7 adults 18-49 rating. 666 Park Avenue scored a 1.3 among adults 18-49 rating, matching  last week’s series low.

On CBS, 60 Minutes earned a 1.7, down 50% from last week's 3.4 adults 18-49 rating. The Amazing Race scored a 2.4 adults 18-49 rating, down 8%  from last week's 2.6. The Good Wife tied last week's series-low 1.7 adults 18-49. The Mentalist matched last week's 1.8 adults 18-49 rating.

 

Broadcast primetime ratings for Sunday, November 11, 2012:

Time Net Show 18-49 Rating/Share Viewers (Millions)
7:00 FOX NFL Football - Live 6.9/19 18.60
NBC Football Night in America Part 1 - Live 1.9/5 5.72
CBS 60 Minutes 1.7/4 11.26
ABC America's Funniest Home Videos 1.4/4 6.09
7:30 NBC  Football Night in America Part 2 - Live 2.7/7 7.72
8:00 FOX NFL Football/The Simpsons 5.6/14 13.22
NBC  Football Night in America Part 3 - Live 4.4/11 12.90
ABC  Once Upon A Time 2.7/7 8.69
CBS The Amazing Race 2.4/6 9.16
8:30 NBC NFL Football : Houston at Chicago -  Live (8:30-11:15PM) 7.0/17 18.69
FOX The Simpsons/ Bob's Burgers 2.8/7 5.77
9:00 FOX Bob's Burgers/ Family Guy 2.7/6 5.38
ABC Revenge 2.4/5 7.47
CBS The Good Wife 1.7/4 8.98
9:30 FOX Family Guy 1/Family Guy 2 2.5/6 5.30
10:00 FOX Family Guy/Various 2.0/5 4.94
CBS The Mentalist 1.8/5 10.00
ABC 666 Park Avenue 1.3/3 4.04

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Nielsen TV Ratings: ©2012 The Nielsen Company. All Rights Reserved.

 

Definitions:

Fast Affiliate Ratings: These first national ratings, including demographics, are available at approximately 11 AM (ET) the day after telecast, and are released to subscribing customers daily. These data, from the National People Meter sample, are strictly time-period information, based on the normal broadcast network feed, and include all programming on the affiliated stations, sometimes including network programming, sometimes not. The figures may include stations that did not air the entire network feed, as well as local news breaks or cutaways for local coverage or other programming. Fast Affiliate ratings are not as useful for live programs and are likely to differ significantly from the final results, because the data reflect normal broadcast feed patterns. For example, with a World Series game, Fast Affiliate Ratings would include whatever aired from 8-11PM on affiliates in the Pacific Time Zone, following the live baseball game, but not game coverage that begins at 5PM PT. The same would be true of Presidential debates as well as live award shows and breaking news reports.

Rating: Estimated percentage of the universe of TV households (or other specified group) tuned to a program in the average minute. Ratings are expressed as a percent.

Share (of Audience): The percent of households (or persons) using television who are tuned to a specific program, station or network in a specific area at a specific time. (See also, Rating, which represents tuning or viewing as a percent of the entire population being measured.)

Time Shifted Viewing – Program ratings for national sources are produced in three streams of data – Live, Live+Same Day (Live+SD) and Live+7 Day. Time shifted figures account for incremental viewing that takes place with DVRs. Live+Same Day (Live+SD) include viewing during the same broadcast day as the original telecast, with a cut-off of 3:00AM local time when meters transmit daily viewing to Nielsen for processing. Live+7 Day ratings include incremental viewing that takes place during the 7 days following a telecast.

For more information see Numbers 101 and Numbers 102.

 
  • Max

    LMFAO @ REVENGE.

    And now, the show is OFF the air for two weeks, beginning ABC’s trend of Sunday night programming misses. This means we are inching ever closer to he days when this show will drop to the low 2’s. I love it.

    I also checked in for about 15 minutes to this last night and couldn’t believe how horrible it was. Madeline Stowe must be the worst working actress on television right now. What a mess!

    Let the drops continue…

  • Santo

    Second!

    Eeek @ those ratings. *_*

  • Brian

    OUAT will adjust back up :)

  • Michael

    Another great episode of 666 Park Avenue. However, how long before ABC cancels it? These ratings are unbelievably pathetic! There’s no justifying these numbers, when it has two great lead-in shows.

  • Skylar James

    What the hell happened?

  • Eric

    How is 666 Park Avenue still on the air? That is all I want to know.

  • Maximillian

    Fox’s numbers will be interesting in the finals

  • s0303

    yikes at once upon a time…i thought it would stay in the 3’s at least until spring :(

  • HB

    OUAT lost 8 tenths :O
    Revenge lost 3 tenths which doesnt make it so terrible from last week but still its too LOW for an awesome episode like yesterday’s!
    but seriously what happened? :S

  • Spike

    oh max u never disappoint

  • danny94

    Well done Revenge the fact that it can still manage a 2.4 from a 2.7 lead in is pretty impressive Unlike say SCANDAL that can barley get a 2.0 despite having a stronger lead in. !!!

  • Pepper

    Wow, what a bad night for most shows

  • Sarah

    Ouch Once. :(

  • taylor

    wow bad night overall

    revenge did well considering how hard OUAT dropped

  • Jeff (Canada)

    I think CBS should consider swapping The Good Wife and The Mentalist.

  • HB

    Revenge did pretty great with a lead in of 2.7.

  • Ali

    What happened to ABC last night, why is everything down??

  • rob60990

    Once fell 8 tenths in 1 week to a series low? Wtf?

  • Erin

    Max:

    LMFAO Revenge still kicks Scandal’s butt every week. Your troll persona is sad even for someone who posts on a TV ratings website.

  • Mike

    Lol tragic numbers for every shows but the big loser here is ouat. hope revenge and ouat get adjust up

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