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NOV
12
2 YEARS

TV Ratings: 'Once Upon a Time' Drops to Low

NBC tops the evening with Sunday football, with Fox's "Family Guy" 200th episode pushed back 20 minutes due to NFL overrun.

Meghan Ory Josh Dallas - H 2012
ABC

NBC topped Sunday with Sunday Night Football, but how did the other networks fare?

ABC's rookie supernatural drama 666 Park Avenue (4 million total viewers, 1.3), awaiting an official decision on its fate, managed to stay steady, but was still behind its 10 p.m. competition. Kicking off the network's scripted primetime, Once Upon a Time (8.7 million, 2.7) dropped sharply, 23 percent to be exact -- a series low. Sophomore effort Revenge (7.5 million, 2.4) slid 11 percent and long-running America's Funniest Home Videos (6.1 million, 1.4) dropped 18 percent from its previous week.

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CBS newsmagazine 60 Minutes (11.3 million, 1.7) slid a steep 50 percent in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demo. While The Good Wife (9 million, 1.7) and The Mentalist (10 million, 1.8) were both steady, The Amazing Race (9.2 million, 2.4) was down 8 percent for a season low.

Fox's fast nationals for its lineup are approximate due to NFL overrun, pushing its primetime fare -- including Family Guy's 200th episode -- back 20 minutes.

Though NBC's fast nationals are also approximate, Sunday Night Football -- which broadcast a defensive game between the Houston Texans and Chicago Bears -- topped the evening with a 7.0 demo average from 8:30-11 p.m.

NBC will likely take the victory in both viewership (15 million) and the demo (5.5) during primetime, with Fox second (10.3 million, 4.2). In the demo, ABC placed third (2.0), with CBS (1.9) and Univision (1.1) following. In viewership, CBS is No. 3 (10 million), followed by ABC (6.6 million) and Univision (3 million).

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