The cast of "Celebrity Apprentice"
Among adults 18-49, CBS averaged a 2.2 rating for the night, nipping ABC and NBC's 2.1 ratings in the key demographic. FOX averaged a 1.9 rating for a close fourth.
Overall, it was a comfortable Sunday win for CBS, which averaged an estimated 10.46 million viewers and a 6.5 rating/10 share for the night. ABC was second with a 4.3/7 and 7.29 million viewers, topping the 3.7/6 and 6.26 million viewers for NBC. FOX was fourth with 4.07 million viewers and a 2.3/4.
7 p.m. - CBS started primetime in first with 11.53 million viewers for "60 Minutes" (plus 20-ish minutes of golf overrun for the right side of the country), though CBS was second with a 1.8 rating among adults 18-49. ABC's "America's Funniest Home Videos" won the hour with a 2.0 key demo rating and finished second overall with 8.025 million viewers. There was a big drop to the 4.195 million viewers and 1.3 key demo rating for NBC's repeat of "The Voice." FOX was fourth with a repeat of "Bob's Burgers" (1.805 million and a 0.6 key demo) and a new "The Cleveland Show" (2.62 million and a 1.2 key demo).
8 p.m. -
The season premiere of "The Amazing Race" (and a chunk of "60 Minutes") averaged 10.85 million viewers to win the 8 p.m. hour and finished second with a 2.6 rating among adults 18-49. After holding up well against the Grammys last week, "Once Upon a Time" recovered some of its viewers with 9.71 million viewers, but remained flat with an hour-winning 3.0 key demo rating. NBC's "The Voice" repeat improved to 6.07 million viewers in third and finished fourth with a 1.9 key demo rating. FOX was fourth with the 500th episode of "The Simpsons
" (5.79 million and a 2.6 key demo rating) and a new "Napoleon Dynamite" (4.42 million and a 2.0 key demo).
9 p.m. -
"The Good Wife
" (and the end of "The Amazing Race") averaged 9.465 million viewers to win the 9 p.m. hour for CBS, but tied for third with a 2.2 key demo rating. ABC's "Desperate Housewives
" was second overall with 7.55 million viewers and also averaged a 2.2 key demo rating. The first hour of NBC's "Celebrity Apprentice" premiere averaged 7.105 million viewers and won the hour with a 2.5 rating among adults 18-49. FOX's "Family Guy" (5.39 million and a 2.7 key demo) and "American Dad" (4.4 million and a 2.2 key demo) were fourth overall and second in the demo.
10 p.m. -
Overall, CBS' "CSI: Miami" (and "Good Wife") won the 10 p.m. hour with 9.98 million viewers, finishing second with a 2.1 rating among adults 18-49. NBC's "Celebrity Apprentice" improved to 7.68 million viewers and a 2.8 key demo rating in its second hour. On ABC, the season finale of "Pan Am
" was way up from last week with 3.88 million viewers and a 1.2 key demo rating.
All ratings information comes from preliminary Fast National Nielsen data, which includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are subject to change, particularly in the case of live events.