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Sunday Ratings: Slow Start for Amazing Race

Maybe viewers were simply enjoying their three-day weekend? Whatever the reason, the 14th installment of The Amazing Race saw smaller numbers than it had in the fall. Fortunately for CBS, the network’s numbers were still enough for first place with the viewers. ABC, in the meantime, had a hold on the demos.

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Sunday Ratings: Grammys Sing for CBS

Last night, big events had eyes drawn to the Eye network. 60 Minutes’ exclusive interview with Capt. Sullenberger and the 51st Annual Grammy Awards put CBS on top with the viewers and the demos.

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Sunday Ratings: TV Movies Can’t Topple Staples

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Make no mistake: The Last Templar is no Da Vinci Code. Last night, the first half of NBC’s two-parter was outmatched by a repeat and a reality weeper. CBS’ Hallmark offering only did slightly better. By night’s end, the Eye network was on top with the viewers while ABC was a winner with the demos.

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  • (13.3 million, 2.6/6 in 18-49) was up 8% from its last original episode.
  • A 2-hour (11.6 million, 4.0/10) had the best demos of the night.
  • (7.1 million, 1.9/5) was up 1.3 million.
  • (2.6/6) averaged 5.5 million over two episodes.
  • CW’s airing of Antitrust (0.3/1) registered 770,000.

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Sunday Ratings: CBS Steels the Win

Last night’s Steelers/Ravens playoff game was by far the evening’s biggest draw. The competition on the gridiron - coupled with a special episode of The Mentalist - gave CBS easy wins in both categories.

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  • Approximately 40.6 million watched Pittsburgh beat Baltimore on .
  • (8.6 million, 2.9/7 in 18-49) was down 1.7 million.
  • (1.1/3) pulled in 5.8 million.
  • A block of * (2.0/4) averaged 4.35 million.
  • ‘s broadcast of Mr. Mom (0.4/1) entertained 1.2 million.

 

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Sunday Ratings: Golden Globes Not So Bright

Despite the glitz and glamour of the 66th Annual Golden Globe Awards, the telecast wasn’t a big draw. This year’s ceremony actually had its lowest numbers of its 13-year NBC history. This allowed CBS, boosted by an earlier Steelers/Charges game, to take the night in the viewers and demos.

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  • Approximately 14.6 million saw Slumdog Millionaire take top prize at the (4.8/11 in 18-49).
  • (4.0/9) reported to 13.7 million.
  • ‘s adult demo numbers (12.5 million, 4.2/9) were the smallest ever for a series premiere.
  • (10.3 million, 3.4/8) was off by 700,000.
  • ‘s airing of Carrie (0.5/1) scared up 1.4 million.

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Sunday Ratings: Superstars of Dance Starts on Decent Footing

Finally - new programming to talk about! Yesterday, we saw the return of ABC’s Sunday night block and got a taste of what NBC’s offering in the dance department. Despite a nice outing for its premiere, Superstars of Dance still couldn’t best Desperate Housewives’ numbers. Meanwhile, an earlier game between the Eagles and Vikings gave FOX the overall win in the viewers and the demos.

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Sunday Ratings: FOX and CBS on Top

Thanks to an earlier battle between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Dallas Cowboys, FOX was easily the winner last night with the demos. Meanwhile, 60 Minutes’ strong showing made CBS Sunday’s most-watched network.

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  • (11.8 million, 4.5/11 in 18-49) was down 1.8 million.
  • The 13th finale of (10.6 million, 3.1/7) was up 7% from last season.
  • (10.3 million, 3.3/8) was up a notch.
  • ‘s BCS Selection Show (3.9/10) drew in 9.6 million.
  • (6.2 million, 2.8/7) fell 1.8 million.
  • ‘s airing of The Cutting Edge (1.6, 0.6/1) gave the network its best Sunday numbers all season.

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Sunday Ratings: Obama Still a Big Draw

Nearly two weeks after the election, President-elect Barack Obama is still drawing record numbers. Last night’s interview on 60 Minutes attracted approximately 24.5 million, the show’s best numbers in 9 years. This performance helped CBS win the night with the viewers, though it wasn’t enough to take the demos from NBC.

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Sunday Ratings: Hot Night for Football

All the action yesterday was found on the gridiron. A contest between the New York Giants and the Philadelphia Eagles helped NBC win the night in the demos. Meanwhile, an earlier game on CBS put the Eye network on top with the viewers.

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Sunday Ratings: Treehouse of Horror Has Monster-Sized Numbers

Even though the show celebrated Halloween two days late, The Simpsons’ annual “Treehouse of Horror” special was still timely with the viewers. Last night’s animated event gave the series its best performance in the demos in nearly five years. That result, in turn, gave the network a Sunday win in the demos. Meanwhile, the Patriots/Colts football game put NBC on top with the viewers.

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