New ABC Drama Is Sunday's Top Show TVbytheNumbers
A new ABC drama continues to perform well on Sundays, finishing last night as the top-rated show of prime time in Nielsen overnights, TVbytheNumbers.com reports. “Once Upon a Time” had a 2.9 average rating in the 18-49 demo to lead all Sunday shows.
CBS took a narrow win for prime time overall, helped by overrun from the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. CBS finished the night with a 2.3 average in 18-49, topping ABC (2.2 average), Fox (2.0) and NBC (1.4). CBS won total viewers with 9.7 million, ahead of ABC (7.5 million), NBC (6.4 million) and Fox (4.3 million).
ABC’s “Once Upon a Time” equaled the mark it set last week, while the network’s “Desperate Housewives” was off a tenth to a 2.5 in 18-49. “GCB” hit a series low, down three-tenths to a 2.0.
NBC’s two-hour “Celebrity Apprentice” fell two-tenths to a season-low 1.8 in adults 18-49.