CBS Wins Sunday: '60 Minutes' #1 in Viewers, 'Amazing Race' #1 in Demo

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April 22nd, 2013

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via press release:

CBS PLACES FIRST IN VIEWERS, ADULTS 18-49 AND ADULTS 25-54 FOR THE EIGHTH CONSECUTIVE SUNDAY

 

"60 Minutes" Tops the Night in Viewers

 

"The Amazing Race" is the #1 Broadcast in Adults 18-49

 

"The Good Wife" Wins Time Period in Viewers

 

"The Mentalist" First at 10:00 PM in Viewers and Key Demos

 

            CBS placed first in viewers, adults 18-49 and adults 25-54 for the eighth consecutive Sunday, led by 60 Minutes, the top program in viewers, and THE Amazing Race, the night's #1 broadcast in key demos, according to Nielsen preliminary live plus same day ratings for April 21.

 

60 Minutes was first in households (7.4/13), viewers (11.62m), adults 25-54 (2.8/08) and adults 18-49 (1.9/06).

 

THE Amazing Race 22 was first in households (5.4/09), viewers (9.06m), adults 25-54 (3.2/08) and adults 18-49 (2.4/07).  Compared to last week, THE Amazing Race 22 was up +4% in adults 18-49 (from 2.3/06).

 

THE Good Wife was first in households (5.9/09), viewers (8.88m) and adults 25-54 (2.2/05), and averaged 1.5/04 in adults 18-49.   

 

From 10:00-11:00 PM, THE Mentalist was first in households (5.9/10) and viewers (8.94m), and tied for first with NBC in both adults 25-54 (2.2/05) and adults 18-49 (1.6/04).  Compared to last week, THE Mentalist was up +11% in households (from 5.3/11), +5% in adults 25-54 (from 2.1/06), +14% in adults 18-49 (from 1.4/05) and added +1.10m viewers (from 7.84m, +14%).

 

For the night, CBS was first in households (6.1/10), viewers (9.62m), adults 25-54 (2.6/06) and adults 18-49 (1.8/05) for the eighth consecutive Sunday and the ninth time in 10 weeks.

 

Updated Sunday ratings will be available tomorrow.

 
  • Joseph

    I didn’t get to see “60 Minutes” (I was out), but can I assume that it dealt with the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings and last Friday’s (April 19th) manhunt??

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