TV Ratings: Dipping Pro Bowl Tops Night, 'Good Wife' Hits Low
The NFC-AFC matchup proves a smaller draw than in 2012, as original episodes drop across all broadcast networks.
The 2013 Pro Bowl gave NBC a win among adults 18-49 and total viewers Sunday night. Fast National returns are approximate, but before time zone adjustments the NFC-AFC matchup pulled a 3.3 rating in the key demo. That's down 8 percent from last year's game. With the pregame special (3.0 adults), the network averaged a 3.3 adults rating and 9.9 million viewers.
The Fox animation block started with an encore of Bob's Burgers before a new episode of The Cleveland Show (1.2 adults) was down 8 percent. A steady Simpsons (2.4 adults) led into an original Bob's Burgers (2.0 adults), down 13 percent from two weeks ago. Family Guy (2.8 adults) and American Dad (2.1 adults) also were down 13 percent. Fox averaged a 1.9 rating with 18-49-ers and 3.9 million viewers.
CBS saw dips without a playoffs leads, starting with 60 Minutes. The episode, which included an interview with President Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, was down 48 percent from its last original to a 1.7 adults rating. After an encore of NCIS, The Good Wife (1.5 adults) was down 21 percent to a series low. The Mentalist (1.8 adults) dropped 14 percent. The network averaged a 1.5 adults rating and 9.7 million viewers.
Repeats of America's Funniest Home Videos and Once Upon a Time led into Hallmark Hall of Fame movie The Makeover. With a 1.1 adults rating, it was down 27 percent from last January's Hallmark outing on ABC. The network averaged a 1.2 adults rating and 5.2 million viewers.
Univision averaged a 0.9 rating with adults 18-49 and 2.3 million viewers.