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Ratings News - 14th April 2014

Today's Early Overnight Ratings

This table shows the early overnight ratings. These ratings are normally adjusted later in the day when all the ratings have been consolidated to take into account any local preemptions and/or overruns. You can find all the final adjusted numbers in our Ratings Database. (See the About section below for details about ratings)

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Early Ratings Analysis

The analysis below is based on the early household numbers and are NOT the same as the numbers that will be posted in the above table later. (See the About section below)

For more information on the Nielsen Ratings see this Wikipedia Entry.

NOTE: The opinions expressed here are NOT those of SpoilerTV but of the Author of this Article, Marc Berman.

Sunday 4/13/14 Metered Markets
Clean Sweep for CBS

CBS 6.9/11
ABC 3.8/ 6
NBC 2.7/ 4
Fox 2.1/ 3

-Percent Change from the Year-Ago Evening – Sunday 4/14/13:
ABC: +52, Fox: no change, NBC: -16, CBS: -23


“60 Minutes” (CBS), “The Amazing Race” (CBS), “The Good Wife” (CBS)

-Losers (excluding repeats):
“Dateline” (NBC), “Bob’s Burgers” (Fox), “American Dad!” (Fox), “American Dream Builders” (NBC), “Cosmos”: A Spacetime Odyssey” (Fox), “Crisis” (NBC)


-Ratings Breakdown:
CBS topped this second Sunday in April, besting No. 2 ABC by a hefty 82 percent in the household overnights. But all individual program averages on the Eye net are estimated due to an approximate 15-minute Masters Tournament primetime overrun. Results on CBS by half-hour are as follows:

7:00 p.m. – “Masters Tournament”: 8.7/17 (#1), “60 Minutes”: 8.0/14 (#1)
7:30 p.m. – “60 Minutes”: 8.0/14 (#1)
8:00 p.m. – “60 Minutes”: 8.1/13 (#1), “The Amazing Race: 6.0/10 (#1)
8:30 p.m. – “The Amazing Race”: 5.6/ 9 (#1)
9:00 p.m. – “The Amazing Race”: 7.4/11 (#1), “The Good Wife”: 6.9/10 (#1)
9:30 p.m. – “The Good Wife”: 7.0/11 (#1)
10:00 p.m. – “The Good Wife”: 7.8/12 (#1), “The Mentalist”: 5.7/ 9 (#1)
10:30 p.m. – “The Mentalist” 5.6/10 (#1)
11:00 p.m. – “The Mentalist”: 6.1/11

Unless “The Mentalist” can find a home on another network, chances of a seventh season are very slim.

ABC had typical overnight results in the 7-9 p.m. block with its combination of “America’s Funniest Home Videos” (#3: 3.3/ 6) and demo friendly “Once Upon a Time” (#3: 4.0/ 6). But week six of drama “Resurrection” lost more steam, with a second-place 4.6/ 7 at 9 p.m. While that did beat competing “Believe” on NBC (3.0/ 5) by 53 percent, it was down by another eight percent from one week earlier. Six-week overnight track for “Resurrection”: 8.5/13 – 7.0/10 – 6.2/10 – 5.5/ 8 – 5.0/ 7 – 4.0/ 6. With only two more episodes to go this season, chances of a second season renewal are still positive for worthy “Resurrection,” however.

“Believe” on NBC, meanwhile, built by seven percent in the overnights from one week earlier (2.8/ 4 on April 6), with growth of 25 percent out of the 8:30 p.m. portion of lead-in “American Dream Builders” (2.4/ 4).

“Resurrection” led into tired “Revenge” at a second-place 3.4/ 6 at 10 p.m., which beat week five of competing “Crisis” on NBC (#3: series low 2.7/ 4) by 26 percent. Five-week overnight track for “Crisis”: 4.5/ 7 – 3.3/ 5 – 3.0/ 5 – 3.1/ 5 – 2.7/ 4.

Results on NBC were also lacking into the 7-9 p.m. block care of veteran “Dateline” (#3: 2.9/ 5) and Nate Berkus-hosted reality/competition “American Dream Builders” (#3: 2.3/ 4).

Fox capped off the evening with typical overnight results for its combination of animated “Bob’s Burgers” (#4: 1.3/ 2), “American Dad!” (#4: 1.5/ 3), “The Simpsons” (#3: 2.4/ 4) and “Family Guy” (#3: 2.9/ 5) from 7-9 p.m., and ongoing limited series “Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey” (#4: series low 2.4/ 4 at 9 p.m.), which was four percent below one week earlier (2.5/ 4 on April 6). As a reminder, “American Dad!” is moving to TBS (in originals) in late 2014.

Source: Nielsen Media Research

About the Daily Ratings

Each day (except Sunday) during the main TV Season we post the TV Ratings for the previous nights primetime shows for the major broadcast networks (ABC, CBS, CW, FOX, NBC). Cable Network ratings will be added to the Ratings Database.

The first item that gets posted (normally around 2pm GMT) is the early overnight analysis based on the early household numbers (these are not the same as the Total Viewers and 18-49 Demo numbers that are posted later).

Next, if available, we will post the Top 25 Market 18-49 Ratings to give you a rough idea of the ratings to following.

Later on (normally between 4pm-5pm GMT) we post the official early overnight Total Viewers and 18-49 Demo numbers in the table above.

Finally, later in the evening (10pm-11pm GMT) or the following day, the final adjusted ratings numbers are released, these are then posted in the Ratings Database. The Final Adjusted numbers are what we use for all our Renew/Cancellation Tables, Full Season Tables, Ratings Scorecards etc (see below). Friday's Final Adjusted Ratings are normally available on the following Monday.

Additional Ratings Resources

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Our Cancellation/Renewal predictions for the current season.
Ratings Database
Historical Ratings Database for nearly all major US shows going back to their first episodes.
Full Season Tables
The current season full ratings tables for both Total Viewers and 18-49 Demos
Ratings Scorecard
See how all the shows stack up against each other in the Ratings Scorecard Table.

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