Sunday Belonged To ABC In The U.S. BBC One Is #1 In The UK. Topped All In Australia.

ABC & the 'Billboard Music Awards' were #1 on Sunday.

ABC & the ‘Billboard Music Awards’ were #1 on Sunday.

Sunday, 05.18.14 (Posted 05.19.14)

ABC The Alphabet Network had a two program night. At 7P, ‘America’s Funniest Home Videos’ drew 6.63 million viewers. Then at 8P, ‘Billboard Music Awards’ brought out all of the music stars and Michael Jackson and brought in 10.5 million viewers.

CBS The Tiffany Network brought their audience all new programming for the first time in days but it could not stem the tide of Michael Jackson coming back as a hologram on Sunday as at 7P, ’60 Minutes’ pulled through with 9.82 million viewers. At 8P, ‘The Amazing Race: All-Stars’ came through with the Father/Son victors in the season finale and drew 8.16 million viewers. At 9P, ‘The Good Wife’ season finale, with a very interesting plot and ending, pulled in 9.04 million viewers. It was certainly Must See TV ON DEMAND. And at 10P, ‘The Mentalist’ finished its season with 9.68 million viewers and a and a brilliant ending. If you are a fan of Jane and Lisbon, this is a Must See TV ON DEMAND episode.

FOX The Animal Network of Broadcast began the evening at 7P with ‘Bob’s Burgers’ and it had 1.95 million viewer to begin the Animation Domination evening. At 730P, ‘American Dad’ pulled up the audience to 2.36 million viewers. At 8P, ‘The Simpsons’ upped the ante with 3.28 million viewers. At 830P, ‘Family Guy’ brought the network the top numbers on the night with 3.85 million viewers. At 9P, ‘Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey’ finished with 3.25 million viewers.

NBC The Peacock Network at 7P brought America the ‘Coldplay: Ghost Stories’ and it began the evening with 1.71 million viewers. At 8P, ‘American Dream Builders’ pulled in 1.76 million viewers. At 9P, in a two hour ‘The Women of SNL’ brought in 2.55 million viewers.

For The Record
ABC finished #1 on the last Sunday of the May Sweeps with 9.49 million viewers and a 5.6/10. CBS finished #2 with 9.17 million viewers and a 5.8/10. FOX was #3 with 2.99 million viewers and a 1.8/3. Univision came in #4 2.36 million viewers and a 1.3/2. NBC finished last on Sunday with 2.14 million viewers and a 1.5/3. Telemundo finished with 1.3 million viewers and a 07.1.

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Across The Pond

BBC One was #1 on Sunday.

BBC One was #1 on Sunday.

BBC One began the evening with the nation’s #1 Sunday program, ‘Countryfile’ attracted 5.7 million viewers. At 8P, the ‘2014 BAFTA TV Awards’ brought in 5.1 million (23.5%).

ITV began the evening at 645P with ‘Catchphrase’ and it attracted 3.0 million viewers (18.1%. Then at 730P, ‘Off Their Rockers’ kept the audience level with 2.9 million viewers (15.5%). The ‘Vera’ finale was seen by 5.2m (23.5%) at 8pm (308k/1.6%), followed by Perspectives with 1.6m (9.9%) at 10pm (142k/1.8%).

Channel 4 at 7P brought ‘Four Rooms’ and it attracted 703,000 viewers (3.9%). At 8P, ‘For the Love of Cars’ was watched by 950,000 (4.4%). At 9P, ‘Fargo’s’ latest episode brought in a healthy 1.0 million viewers (4.7%).

Channel 5 at 730P had ‘X2′ and it thrilled 1.1 million viewers (5.1%). At 10P, ’21 Jump Street’ brought in 965,000 viewers (8.5%).

BBC Three at 730P, presented ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End’ and it brought in 985,000 viewers (4.7%). At 10P, ‘In the Flesh’ drew just 367,000 viewers (2.4%).

Down Under

Nine and 'The Voice Australia' were #1 on Sunday.

Nine and ‘The Voice Australia’ were #1 on Sunday.

Nine, with 36.3% share of the available audience, won Sunday with the #1 program in the nation. That program, ‘The Voice Australia’, pulled in big numbers as 1,967,000 viewers tuned in. And the network had the next two top programs on Sunday beginning with #2, ’60 Minutes’ which drew 1,732,000 viewers and #3, ‘Nine News Sunday’, the nation’s top newscast with 1,500,000 viewers.

Seven came in #2 with a 26.5% share. It had the #4 program, ‘Seven News’ as it pulled in 1,335,000 viewers; #5, ‘House Rules’ with 1,276,000 viewers and #6, ‘Sunday Night’ with 926,000 viewers. It also had the #8 program, ‘A Place To Call Home’ which had 851,000 viewers.

Ten with 16.2% share, narrowly finished ahead of ABC1 as its top program, ‘MasterChef Australia Sunday’ drew 924,000 viewers.

ABC1, finished #4 with 16.1% share of the available audience as it had #9, ‘ABC News Sunday’ with 826,000 viewers and #10, ‘Inspector George Gently’ which drew 791,000 viewers.

SBS finished #5 with 5.0% share.

As you can see, no matter where we live in the world today, people are…

Switching Channels!

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