Ratings: ‘Family Guy’ Tops Evening, ‘Next Great Restaurant’ Cools Off

Peter Griffin’s two-dimensional laughs draw the number-one slot

Fox's "Family Guy" drew the Sunday night's best numbers, while its spinoff "The Cleveland Show" also posted gains and NBC's "America's Next Great Restaurant" dropped, according preliminary numbers.

Fox's primetime started at 7 p.m. with a "Cleveland Show" repeat, which garnered a 1.0 rating/3 share in the adults 18-49 demographic and 2.1 million total viewers. A new "American Dad" at 7:30 had a 1.6/5 and 3.3 million, flat with the previous week's performance in the demo and a slight drop from the previous week's total viewers. "The Simpsons" at 8 garnered a 2.3/7 and 4.9 million, a drop from its last original airing on March 27, which had a 2.8/8 in the demo and 6.1 million total viewers. The recently renewed "Bob's Burgers" had a 1.9/5 in the demo and 4 million total viewers, also down from its last new episode on March 27. "Family Guy" at 9 took a 3.3/9 and 6.6 million — flat with the most recent new episode on March 20, but still good enough to grab the night's top numbers. A new "Cleveland Show" at 9:30 had a 2.4/6 and 4.9 million total viewers, an increase over the previous week's 2.2/5 and 4.8 million total viewers.

CBS drew the evening's second-highest ratings with "Undercover Boss," despite a primetime schedule skewed by overrun from the Masters golf tournament. The Masters conclusion coupled with the beginning of "60 Minutes" at 7 drew a 2.6/9 in the demo and 13.3 million total viewers, while the continuation of "60 Minutes" at 7:30 drew a 2.0/6 in the demo and 12.8 million total viewers. At 8, the "60 Minutes" conclusion coupled with the beginning of "The Amazing Race" garnered a 2.7/8 and 11.3 million. "Amazing Race" continued at 8:30, drawing a 2.9/8 and 10.1 million. At 9, the remainder of "Race" combined with the beginning of "Undercover Boss" pulled in a 2.8/7 and 10.4 million. The "Undercover Boss" continuation at 9:30 grabbed the second-place slot in the ratings for the evening with a 3.1/8 and 10.9 million, while at 10, the "Undercover Boss" conclusion combined with the beginning of "CSI: Miami" took a 2.6/7 in the demo and 10.9 million total viewers. The remainder of "CSI: Miami" at 10:30 closed out the evening with a 2.3/6 and 9.5 million.

On NBC, "Dateline" at 7 drew a 0.9/3 in the demo and 4.3 million total viewers, a 10 percent dip in the demo from the previous week. "America's Next Great Restaurant" the following hour had a 1.2/3 and 3.4 million — a drop from the previous week's 1.4/4 and 3.9 million. "Celebrity Apprentice" at 10 garnered a 2.9/7 in the demo and 8 million total viewers — a dip from the previous week's 3.0/8 and 8.4 million.

ABC's primetime kicked off with a repeat of "America's Funniest Home Videos," which took a 1.7/5 in the demo and 6.6 million total viewers. The following hour's season finale of "Secret Millionaire" drew a 2.3/7 and 9.1 million — a drop from the previous week's 2.6/7 and 9.7 million. A two-hour episode of "Brothers & Sisters" at 9 had a 1.8/5 and 6.5 million total viewers, down from its most recent original airing on March 6, which had a 2.2/6 and 7.4 million.