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Ratings: ‘Family Guy’ Wins Low-Rated Night, CBS Tops Overall

Every show down or flat

Fox's "Family Guy" was the top-rated show and CBS the top network overall on a Sunday night when every show was down or flat from its previous airing, according to preliminary numbers.

CBS had a 1.7 rating/5 share in the crucial 18-49 demographic, and averaged 9.4 million total viewers, to lead in both categories. At 7 p.m., "60 Minutes" scored a 1.6/5 and 10.1 million total viewers. At 8, "The Amazing Race" had 2.2/6 and 8.8 million.

"The Good Wife" at 9 had a 1.5/4 and 9 million. "The Mentalist" at 10 had a 1.6/4 and 9.8 million. "60 Minutes" and "The Good Wife" were flat from last week while the other two shows were down slightly.

ABC and Fox tied for second place in the ratings. ABC had a 1.6/4 and was second in total viewers, averaging 6.1 million. After an "America's Funniest Home Videos" repeat, "Once Upon a Time" at 8 tied a series low for regular episodes with a 2.2/6 and had 7.2 million total viewers.

At 9, "Revenge" had a 1.8/4 and had 6.5 million. "Red Widow" at 10 had a 1.0/3 and 4.4 million. "Once" and "Red Widow" were down in single digits. "Once" tied an all-time low for regular episodes and "Red Widow" hit its nadir in its third week. "Revenge" was down 10 percent.

Fox had a 1.6/5 and was fourth in total viewers with an average 3.7 million. After a "Bob's Burgers" repeat, "The Cleveland Show" at 7:30 had a 1.2/4 and 2.8 million. At 8, "The Simpsons" had a 2.1/6 and 4.8 million. Another "Cleveland" at 8:30 had a 1.8/5 and 4 million.

"Family Guy" scored the top rating of the night, a 2.3/6, and 4.9 million. A new "Bob's Burgers" at 9:30 had a 1.6/4 and 3.5 million. Despite being the top show of the night, "Family Guy" had the biggest ratings percentage drop, falling 15 percent from last week. Every other show was down except for the second "Cleveland" episode, which was flat.

NBC was the fourth-place network in ratings and third in total viewers, averaging 5.5 million. "Dateline" from 7-9 had a 1.3/4 and 5.5 million. "Celebrity Apprentice" at 9 had a 1.8/5 and 5.5 million. Both shows were flat.


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