On Sunday, It Was CBS In The U.S. BBC One #1 In The UK. Seven Huge Winner In Australia.

Sunday, 07.06.14 (Posted 07.07.14)

CBS and '60 Minutes' #1 Again on Sunday.

CBS and ’60 Minutes’ #1 Again on Sunday.


The Tiffany Network began the evening at 7P with a rerun of ’60 Minutes’ and it drew 8.45 million and finished as the top program on television on Sunday. At 8P, ‘Big Brother’ pulled in 5.98 million viewers. At 9P, ‘Reckless’ drew a Black Rock low of 3.99 on a Sunday. At 10P, ‘Unforgettable’ rebounded and drew 6.12 viewers with an excellent episode about jealous brothers and a severe right cross.



The Alphabet Network finished a distant second at 7P, a rerun of ‘America’s Funniest Home Videos’ drew a weak 3.92 million viewers. At 8P, the hilarious ‘Wipeout’ drew 3.59 million. At 9P, ‘Rising Star’ drew 4.32 million viewers to become the network’s top program on the evening.



The Peacock Network pulled a CBS as it began the evening at 7P with a rerun of ‘American Ninja Warrior’ and drew 2.63 million viewers. Then at 9P, it presented ‘Miley Cyrus: Bangerz Tour’ and nobody cared as 2.03 million friends and family decided to watch as it crashed 30 Rock into last place.



The Animal Network of Broadcast began the night of animation domination at 7P with ‘Brain Games Trust Me’ and drew 1.59 million viewers which suggested nobody that smart wanted to watch pabulum on the tube. At 8P, a rerun of ‘The Simpsons’ drew 2.13 million viewers. At 830P, another rerun of ‘The Simpsons’ drew 2.53 million viewers. At 9P, ‘Family Guy’ drew 2.55 million viewers. At 9P, a rerun of ‘American Dad’ drew a 2.48 million viewers. Do you think FOXY misses ‘Cosmos’?



El número uno de nabla hispana, at 7P, ‘Aqui y Ahora’ tirato in 0.5 A18-49 ratings, good for fifth. At 8P, ‘Bailando por un Sueño’ tirato in 0.6 A18-49. At 9P, ‘Bailando por un Sueño’ continued with a 0.6 A18-49. But it was at 10P, when the network broke away from Telemundo as ‘Sal y Pimienta’ moved up to fourth with another 0.6 A18-49 tieing NBC’s ‘Miley Cyrus’ showing.

For The Record


CBS finished first on Sunday with 6.136 million viewers 3.9 ratings and a 7 share. ABC was #2 with 4.040 million viewers 2.4/4. NBC came in third, just ahead of FOX with 2.328 million viewers 1.4/3. FOX came in fourth with 2.144 million viewers and a 1.3/2. Univision finished fifth with 1.629 million viewers and a 1.0/2. Telemundo finished with 1.3 million viewers and a 0.6/1.

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Across The Pond

BBC One and 'Countryfile' Topped All On Sunday In The UK.

BBC One and ‘Countryfile’ Topped All On Sunday In The UK.

On BBC One, the ‘2014 Wimbledon’ men’s final attracted a peak audience of 9.86 million (54.3%) on Sunday but Novak Djokovic’s victory over Roger Federer scored only drew an average 5.89 million viewers (38.6%) from 145P. This is down from last year’s peak ratings of over 17 million for Andy Murray’s win. At 7P, ‘Countryfile’ achieved the best average ratings with 6.72 million viewers (34.8%). At 8P, ‘Casualty’ brought in 5.12 million viewers (24.7%). At 9P, ‘Common’ was seen by 4.39 million viewers (21.4%).

BBC Two at Noon presented the ‘British Grand Prix’ and it attracted an average of 2.82 million viewers (22.6%). At 815P, ‘The Quest for Bannockburn’ continued with 1.26 million viewers (6.1%). At 915P, it was followed by ‘A Cabbie Abroad’ with 1.38 million viewers (6.5%).

ITV at 7P presented ‘Despicable Me’ and entertained 2.00 million viewers (10.1%). At 9P it was followed by ‘The Nation’s Favorite Motown Song’ with 2.13 million viewers (10.3%).

Channel 4’s broadcast at 8P of ‘Johnny English Reborn’ had 1.44 million laughing (6.9%). At 10P, ‘Sean Lock’s live show’ dropped to 633,000 viewers (3.7%).

Channel 5 had at 7P, ‘Rush Hour’ and it played to 797,000 viewers (4.0%). At 9P, it was followed by the latest ‘Big Brother: Power Trip’ with 1.02 million viewers (4.8%).

ITV2 at 10P had ‘The Only Way Is Essex’ and it attracted 606,000 viewers (3.4%).

Down Under

Seven and 'House Rules' was #1 in Australia on Sunday. House Rules couple Adam Dovile and Lisa Lamond really win.

Seven and ‘House Rules’ was #1 in Australia on Sunday. House Rules couple Adam Dovile and Lisa Lamond really win.

Outside of voting, 37.9% of anything in television is huge and that is what Seven accomplished on Sunday, with 37.9% share of the audience as the #1 program, ‘House Rules’ when the winner was announced and in doing so, drew 1,988,000 viewers with 490,000 in Sydney; 585,000 in Melbourne; 375,000 in Brisbane; 209,000 in Adelaide and 330,000 in Perth. The #2 program was the airing of ‘House Rules’ itself, with 1,730,000 viewers. It allowed the top newscast to follow as the #3 program was ‘Seven News’ with 1,324,000 viewers. #4 was ‘Sunday Night’ with 1,289,000 viewers. #8, ‘A Place To Call Home’ drew 957,000 viewers.

Nine, with 25.1% share, came in second with #5, ‘The Voice Kids’ drawing 1,255,000 viewers. #6, ‘Nine News Sunday’ pulled in 1,255,000 viewers and #7, ’60 Minutes’ drew 999,000 viewers.

Ten, with 17.9% share, continued it strong run in third with its top program being #9, ‘MasterChef Australia’ with 909,000 viewers.

ABC1 came in fourth with 13.8% share of the available audience. Its top program was #10, ‘Grand Designs’ with 799,000 viewers.

SBS finished fifth with 5.3% share as its top program was #17, ‘2014 World Cup Morning News’ with 584,000 viewers.

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

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