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TV Ratings Sunday: 'Once Upon a Time' Rises, 'Believe', 'Revenge' & 'Crisis' Dip + 'Academy of Country Music Awards' Down from Last Year

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April 7th, 2014

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Scoreboard CBS ABC FOX NBC UNI
Adults 18-49: rating/Share 2.8/8 1.7/5 1.5/4 0.8/2 0.8/2
Adults 18-34: Rating/Share 2.1/7 1.2/4 1.6/5 0.5/2 0.6/2
Total Viewers (million) 13.10 6.29 3.67 3.91 2.10

CBS was number one with adults 18-49 & with total viewers. 

On CBS, 60 Minutes earned a 1.3, down from last week's basketball-inflated 2.8 adults 18-49 rating. The Academy of Country Music Awards earned a 3.3 adults 18-49 rating from 8-11PM, down from last year's 4.3 adults 18-49 rating. 

On ABC, America’s Funniest Home Videos matched last week's 1.3 adults 18-49 rating. Once Upon A Time earned a 2.2, up a tenth from last week’s 2.1 adults 18-49 rating.  Resurrection scored a 2.1, down three tenths from last week's 2.4 adults 18-49 rating.  Revenge notched a 1.3, down a tenth from last week's 1.4 adults 18-49 rating.

On FOX, Bob's Burgers earned a 0.9, down a tenth from last week's 1.0 adults 18-49 rating.  American Dad earned a 1.2, down two tenths from last week's 1.4 adults 18-49 rating. The Simpsons matched last week's 1.9 adults 18-49 rating. Family Guy scored a 2.3, up two tenths from last week's 2.1 adults 18-49 rating. Cosmos matched last week's 1.5 adults 18-49 rating.

On NBC, an Ann Curry Reports special earned a 0.6 adults 18-49 rating. American Dream Builders earned a 0.6, down two tenths from last week's 0.8 adults 18-49 rating. Believe garnered a 1.0, down a tenth from last week's 1.1 adults 18-49 rating.  Crisis scored a 1.0, down a tenth from last week's 1.1 adults 18-49 rating.

Broadcast primetime ratings for Sunday, April 6, 2014

Time Net Show 18-49 Rating 18-49 Share Viewers Live+SD (million)
7:00PM CBS 60 Minutes 1.3 4 9.98
ABC America's Funniest Home Videos 1.3 4 6.03
FOX Bob's Burgers 0.9 3 2.27
NBC Ann Curry Reports: Our Year of Extremes 0.6 2 4.10
7:30PM FOX American Dad 1.2 4 2.71
8:00 PM CBS Academy of County Music Awards (8-11PM) 3.3 9 14.14
ABC Once Upon A Time 2.2 6 6.68
FOX The Simpsons 1.9 5 4.30
NBC American Dream Builders 0.6 2 2.91
8:30PM FOX Family Guy 2.3 6 4.72
9:00PM ABC Resurrection 2.1 5 7.54
FOX Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey 1.5 4 4.01
NBC Believe 1.0 2 4.14
10:00PM ABC Revenge 1.3 3 4.93
NBC Crisis 1.0 3 4.43

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