TV Ratings: NASCAR Overage Drives Fox Win, 'Revenge' and 'Once' Grow
"The Mentalist" and "The Amazing Race" wrap their seasons down from 2012, while "Red Widow" rises for a still-quiet ender on ABC.
NASCAR overrun propelled Fox's animation block to an easy demo win on Sunday night, averaging a 2.1 rating with adults 18-49 over the three-hour block. Fast National returns will see adjusted numbers come in for The Simpsons, Bob's Burgers, Family Guy and American Dad come in later Monday.
60 Minutes (1.2 adults) was off four tenths of a point from lat week on CBS. The Amazing Race (2.3 adults) finale aired over two hours, losing a tenth of a point from last week and four tenths from its last spring finale -- but besting The Good Wife's most recent showing in the 9 p.m. hour. The Mentalist (1.7 adults) wrapped its season up a tenth of a point from last week, though it was down eight tenths of a point from last year's ender. CBS averaged a 1.9 rating with adults 18-49 and 9.4 million viewers.
ABC saw boosts across all of its scripted offerings, after a new outing of America's Funniest Home Videos (1.5 adults) dropped just a tenth of a point. Once Upon a Time (2.2 adults) rose by two tenths from the prior week, while Revenge (1.8 adults) was up by a tenth. Red Widow (0.9 adults) was also up by two tenths, giving the network an average 1.6 rating with adults 18-49 and 5.8 million viewers.
Following an encore of The Voice, Celebrity Apprentice (1.4 adults) shed two tenths of a point from last week's showing. NBC averaged a 1.2 rating with adults 18-49 and 4 million viewers.
Univision averaged a 0.9 rating with adults 18-49 and 3.4 million viewers.