Ratings: CBS Wins Night; ‘Once Upon a Time’ Wins Key Demo

“The Good Wife” scores night’s biggest audience

CBS took top ratings honors on Sunday night, winning both the 18-49 demographic most important to advertisers and scoring the night’s highest total viewership, while ABC’s “Once Upon a Time” was the night’s top program in the key demo, according to preliminary numbers.

CBS was first for the night in the demo and total viewers with a 1.4 rating/4 share and 8.5 million. “60 Minutes” at 7 p.m. drew a 1.1/4 and had 8.8 million total viewers, while “The Amazing Race” the following hour posted a 1.6/5 with 7.6 million total viewers. “The Good Wife” at 9 scored a 1.4/4 and drew 9 million total viewers, making it the night’s most-watched program, while “The Mentalist” the following hour also posted a 1.4/4 and grabbed 8.6 million total viewers.

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ABC was second in the demo and total viewers with a 1.1/4 and 4.6 million. “It’s the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown & Charlie Brown All Stars” at 7 drew a 0.9/4 with 3.5 million total viewers. “Once Upon a Time” the following hour had the night’s best demo performance with a 1.7/5 and had 5.7 million total viewers. “Hallmark Hall of Fame: In My Dreams” from 9 to 11 p.m. had a 1.0/3 with 4.6 million total viewers.

Fox was third in the demo and fourth in total viewers with a 1.0/3 and 2.6 million. “Bob’s Burgers” at 7 had a 0.6/3 and drew 1.5 million total viewers. Following repeats of “American Dad,” “The Simpsons” and “Family Guy,” “Cosmos” at 9 drew a 1.4/4 with 8.6 million total viewers.

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NBC took fourth in ratings and third in total viewers with a 0.9/4 and 3.7 million. “American Dream Builders” at 7 drew a 0.6/2 with 2.5 million total viewers, while “Dateline: NBC” the following hour posted a 0.9/3 with 3.8 million total viewers. “Believe” at 9 grew 20 percent from the previous week, scoring a 1.2/3 and taking 4.7 million total viewers, while “Crisis” the following hour posted a 0.9/3 and had 3.8 million total viewers.