FOX #1 On Sunday In The U.S. ITV #1 In The UK. Nine Tops In Australia.

FOX & 'NASCAR' #1 on Sunday.

FOX & ‘NASCAR’ #1 on Sunday.

Sunday, 05.25.14 (Posted 05.26.14)
The Animal Network of Broadcasting began at 7P with ‘NASCAR’ (Sprint Cup: Coca-Cola 600) and it drew 6.74 million viewers, tops for Sunday Holiday evening with Jimmy Johnson winning. It concluded the ‘greatest day in motor racing’ as it began on NBCSC with the ‘Monaco Grand Prix’ which was won by Nico Rosberg in a Mercedes. It was followed by the ‘Indianapolis 500’ which was telecast LIVE on ABC with Ryan Hunter-Reay winning.

The Tiffany Network began at 7P with a rerun of ’60 Minutes’ and drew 5.93 million viewers. An old rerun at 8P of ‘The Good Wife’ could only muster 1.92 million viewers. At 9P, another old rerun of ‘The Good Wife’ improved a bit to 2.69 million viewers. At 10P, another rerun of ‘The Mentalist’ finished the rerun evening with 3.77 million viewers.

The Alphabet Network began the evening at 7P with a rerun of ‘America’s Funniest Home Videos’ and drew 3.8 million viewers. Then at 8P, it presented another rerun of ‘America’s Funniest Home Videos’ and pulled 4.69 million viewers. At 9P, a rerun of ‘Castle’ drew 3.09 million while at 10P, a rerun of ‘Motive’ drew 2.34 million.

The Peacock Network began at 7P with ‘American Dream Builders’ with a series finale lasting two hours and drew 1.75 million viewers. At 9P, ‘Believe’ drew 2.87 million viewers. Then at 10P, ‘Crisis’ pulled in 2.88 million

For The Record
FOX was #1 with 6.74 million viewers. CBS was #2 with 3.79 million viewers. ABC came in 3rd with 3.48 million viewers. NBC was 4th with 2.31 million viewers.

Today In TV History
On this day in 1970, the final episode of ‘I Dream of Jeannie’ aired. Starring Barbara Eden and Larry Hagman, the 139 episode series ran for five years on NBC.

Cinema News
Top Sunday Box Office Films
#1 ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ $25,125,000
#2 ‘Godzilla’ $10,700,000
#3 ‘Blended’ $4,660,000
#4 ‘Neighbors’ $4,546,000
#5 ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ $2,750,000
#6 ‘Million Dollar Arm’ $2,571,000
#7 ‘The Other Woman’ $1,210,000

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Across The Pond

ITV & 'Britain's Got Talent' #1 on Sunday.

ITV & ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ #1 on Sunday.

ITV at 7P, presented ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ and it pulled in 7.76 million viewers and a 38.9% share of the available audience. At 815P had the ‘2014 British Soap Awards’ and it brought 5.15 million viewers (24.7%). A further 363,700 (2.0%) saw it on +1. ‘Perspectives’ drew 1.44 million (9.5%) later in the evening.

BBC One began with ‘Countryfile’ and it drew 4.8 million viewers (24.4%). Later, ‘Antiques Roadshow’ brought in 4.82 million viewers (23.3%). At 9P, the new Gabriel Byrne series ‘Quirke’ drew 4.18 million viewers (20.2%).

BBC Two began the evening at 7P with ‘Tropic of Cancer’ which only pulled in 490,000 viewers (2.5%). At 8P, the ever popular ‘Top Gear’ could only draw 910,000 viewers (4.4%). At 9P, the spoof Harry and Paul’s ‘Story of the Twos’ pulled in 1.26 million viewers (5.9%). At 10P, it was followed by a rerun of ‘Absolutely Fabulous’ and drew 1.29 million viewers (6.7%).

Channel 4 at 830P had ‘Love of Cars’ and it drew 720,000 viewers (3.5%). At 9P, ‘Fargo’ continued with 950,000 viewers (4.5%). At 1005P, Matthew Vaughn’s ‘Kick-Ass’ dropped back to 650,000 viewers (5.0%.

Channel 5 had a Nicolas Cage double header, first with ‘Ghost Rider’ which drew 665,000 viewers (3.2%) and ‘Drive Angry’ which pulled in 689,000 viewers (4.8%).

Down Under

Nine was #1 as 'The Voice Australia' was tops on Sunday.

Nine was #1 as ‘The Voice Australia’ was tops on Sunday.

After a quiet Saturday, Sunday was huge for Nine. Nine had a whopping 33.0% share of the available audience. Let by the #1 program in the nation, ‘The Voice Australia’, it drew 1,865,000 viewers. It also had the #3 program, ’60 Minutes’ with 1,289,000 viewers and the #5 program, ‘Nine News Sunday’ with 1,259,000 viewers.

Seven, with 26.3% share, had the #1 newscast in the nation, the #2 program on the night ‘Seven News Sunday’ with 1,390,000 viewers. It also had #4, ‘House Rules’ with 1,264,000 viewers and #7, ‘Sunday Night’ with 971,000 viewers. #8 was ‘A Place To Call Home’ with 912,000 viewers.

Ten was third with 19.9% share and the #7 top program in Australia on Sunday, ‘MasterChef Australia’ with 948,000 viewers. It also had the #9 program, ‘Modern Family:The Wedding’ which drew 808,000 viewers.

ABC1 fell to fourth with 16.1% share. But it did have one program in the Top Ten with #10, ‘ABC News Sunday’ with 784,000 viewers.

SBS finished fifth with a disappointing 4.6% share.

Monday Australian Television Ratings

Seven with 'House Rules' was #1 in Australia on Monday.

Seven with ‘House Rules’ was #1 in Australia on Monday.

Seven won again on Monday as it pulled a 33.9% share of the available audience. It had the #1 program in ‘House Rules’ which brought in 1,658 million viewers and #3, ‘Seven News’ with 1,291,000 viewers. #5 was ‘Seven News/Today Tonight’ with 1,208,000 viewers and #9, ‘Home and Away’ with 1,043,000 viewers.

Nine came in #2 on a very big Monday with 30.2% share of the available audience. It had the #2 program on the evening, ‘The Voice Australia’ which pulled in 1,586,000 viewers, just 72,000 viewers short of the #1 program. It also had the #4 program, ‘Nine News’ which drew 1,250,000 viewers and #5, a rerun of ‘The Big Bang Theory’ which drew 1,159,000 viewers. #7 was ‘A Current Affair’ with 1,152,000 viewers. #8 was ‘Nine News 6:30’ with 1,148,000 viewers.

ABC1 finished third with 17.0% share of the available audience and the #10 program, ‘ABC News’ which drew 886,000 viewers.

Ten came in fourth with 14.0% share of the available audience.

SBS was fifth with 4.9% share.

As you can see, no matter where in the world you were watching television, people were…

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