9:38am PT by Michael O'Connell
TV Ratings: 'Once Upon a Time' and Others Drop
Sunday TV viewership slipped again last night — off another 3 percent among adults 18-49 after last week's 7 percent daylight saving time drop. ABC topped the night with a marginal victory, even though Once Upon a Time (1.8 adults) suffered a three-tenths of a point drop. Secrets & Lies (1.3 adults) and Revenge (1.1 adults) held steady.
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In its third week, The Last Man on Earth (1.5 adult) fell another four-tenths of a point. Its dampened same-day showing still isn't all bad. The Fox comedy has had robust DVR growth for its first three episodes. It also matched The Simpsons (1.5 adults) score for the night, besting a steady Brooklyn Nine-Nine (1.4 adults). Bob's Burgers (1.0 adults) and Family Guy (1.7 adults) fell a respective two- and three-tenths of a point.
After a boosted 60 Minutes (1.4 adults), CBS' trio of dramas — Madam Secretary (1.2 adults), The Good Wife (1.0 adults) and Battle Creek (0.8 adults) — were all steady with last week.
NBC had a new episode of Dateline (0.9 adults).