9:06am PT by Michael O'Connell
TV Ratings: 'Good Wife,' 'Apprentice' and '60 Minutes' Hold Steady on Slipping Sunday
CBS led the night with adults 18-49 (1.7 rating) and total viewers (9.4 million) on Sunday night, starting with an even outing for 60 Minutes (1.6 adults). The Amazing Race (2.2 adults) was off two tenths of a point from last week, while The Good Wife (1.5 adults) was even at 9 p.m. The Mentalist (1.6 adults) dropped by a tenth of a point.
ABC tied Fox for the night in adults 18-49 with an average 1.6 rating, though its entire roster was down in Fast National returns. After an encore of America's Funniest Home Videos, Once Upon a Time (2.2 adults) dropped a tenth of a point to tie a series low. Revenge (1.8 adults), off two tenths, led into another low for Red Widow (1.0 adults). The freshman drama dipped by a tenth of a point. The network averaged 6.1 million viewers.
There were also dips on Fox's animation block, starting with a 7:30 p.m. episode of The Cleveland Show (1.2 adults). The Simpsons (2.1 adults) was down a tenth of a point from the week prior, while the 8:30 p.m. Cleveland (1.8 adults) held steady. The night's strongest performer in the demo, Family Guy (2.3 adults), was down four tenths of a point from its last original. Bob's Burgers (1.6 adults) was off two tenths of a point from last week, giving the network an average 1.6 rating with adults 18-49 and 3.7 million viewers.
The NBC lineup of Dateline (1.3 adults) and The Celebrity Apprentice (1.8 adults) held steady with their most recent showings, giving the network a 1.5 rating with adults 18-49 and 5.5 million viewers.
Univision had a 0.9 rating with adults 18-49 and 2.5 million viewers.