Diana concert attracts most viewers Sun.


NEW YORK -- NBC's hourlong primetime "Concert for Diana" was Sunday night's most-watched program, but it didn't carry the peacock to victory.

The Diana tribute special featured big names in the music business and averaged 8.7 million viewers as well as a 2.1 rating/7 share in the adults 18-49 demographic, according to preliminary estimates released Monday by Nielsen Media Research. But it was beaten in the demo by a repeat "Family Guy" (5.1 million, 2.7/8) as well as "The Simpsons" (4.9 million, 2.4/8), both on Fox.

ABC won in the demo at 7 p.m. with "America's Funniest Home Videos" (6.3 million, 1/7/6), while CBS got the most viewers with "60 Minutes" (7.2 million, 1.2/4). NBC and Fox tied in the demo between 8 p.m. and 9 p.m., when the Diana special ran. The 9 p.m. hour went to a repeat of "Cold Case" (8.4 million, 1.8/5), though Fox prevailed in the demo with "Family Guy" as well as an episode of "The Loop" (3 million, 1.6/5). And CBS won at 10 p.m. with a repeat "Without a Trace" (7.5 million, 1.6/5), which just missed in the demo against NBC's repeat "Law & Order: SVU" (5.6 million, 1.7/5). ABC was far behind at 10 p.m. with a repeat "Brothers & Sisters" (2.8 million, 0.9/3).

Sunday averages: CBS (7.1 million, 1.4/4); NBC (6.4 million, 1.6/5); ABC (4.7 million, 1.4/5); Fox (3.4 million, 1.7/6); and the CW (1.1 million, 0.4/1).