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Broadcast TV Ratings for Sunday, May 13, 2007

CBS and ABC finish close, with CBS narrowly coming away with most households and viewers, and ABC taking A18-49. 7th Heaven ends its run.

CBS finished in first for the evening with a 7.2/13 household rating and 12.16 million viewers, but had to settle for second among adults 18-49 with a 3.7/11 rating in the demo.

  • Last Week
    • 8.0/14 HH Rating [#1]
    • 12.55M Viewers [#1]
    • 3.0/8 A18-49 Rating [#2]
  • 7:00 p.m.: 60 Minutes (6.3/13 HH rating, 9.42M viewers, 1.6/6 A18-49 rating).
    • Week-to-week numbers:
      • Households – 7.8/15 to 6.3/13
      • Viewers – 11.47M to 9.42M
      • Adults 18-49 – 2.0/7 to 1.6/6
  • 8:00 p.m.: The two hour season finale of Survivor: Fiji (7.7/13 HH rating, 13.58M viewers, 4.5/13 A18-49 rating).
    • Season finale comparison — Season 12 (5/14/2006):
      • Households – 9.2/14 to 7.7/13
      • Viewers – 17.07M to 13.58M
      • Adults 18-49 – 6.2/15 to 4.5/13
    • Season finale comparison — Season 13 (12/17/2006):
      • Households – 9.3/14 to 7.7/13
      • Viewers – 16.42M to 13.58M
      • Adults 18-49 – 5.7/14 to 4.5/13
    • Episode-to-episode numbers (5/10/2007):
      • Households – 8.5/14 to 7.7/13
      • Viewers – 13.76M to 13.58M
      • Adults 18-49 – 4.4/14 to 4.5/13
    • Last week’s numbers (The Amazing Race: All-Stars – season finale):
      • Households – 6.1/10
      • Viewers – 3.3/9
      • Adults 18-49 – 3.3/9
    • Last week’s numbers (Cold Case):
      • Households – 8.7/13
      • Viewers – 13.70M
      • Adults 18-49 – 3.2/8
  • 10:00 p.m.: Survivor: Fiji Live Reunion (7.2/12 HH rating, 12.06M viewers, 4.3/11 A18-49 rating).
    • Live reunion show comparison – Season 12 (5/14/2006):
      • Households – 6.6/10 to 7.2/12
      • Viewers – 11.65M to 12.06M
      • Adults 18-49 – 4.7/11 to 4.3/11
    • Live reunion show comparison – Season 13 (12/17/2006):
      • Households – 8.0/13 to 7.2/12
      • Viewers – 13.53M to 12.06M
      • Adults 18-49 – 5.1/13 to 4.3/11
    • Last week’s numbers (Without A Trace):
      • Households – 9.6/16
      • Viewers – 14.71M
      • Adults 18-49 – 3.7/10

ABC followed in second place for the evening with a 7.1/13 household rating and 11.25 million viewers, but was first among adults 18-49 with a 4.0/12 rating in the demo.

  • Last Week:
    • 7.5/13 HH Rating [#2]
    • 11.88M Viewers [#2]
    • 4.4/12 A18-49 Rating [#1]
  • 7:00 p.m.: America’s Funniest Home Videos (4.2/9 HH rating, 7.08M viewers, 2.2/9 A18-49 rating).
    • Week-to-week numbers:
      • Households – 4.4/8 to 4.2/9
      • Viewers – 7.67M to 7.08M
      • Adults 18-49 – 2.5/8 to 2.2/9
  • 8:00 p.m.: Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (6.1/11 HH rating, 10.22M viewers, 3.7/11 A18-49 rating).
    • Week-to-week numbers:
      • Households – 7.1/12 to 6.1/11
      • Viewers – 11.85M to 10.22M
      • Adults 18-49 – 4.4/12 to 3.7/11
  • 9:00 p.m.: Desperate Housewives (10.0/16 HH rating, 15.75M viewers, 6.0/15 A18-49 rating).
    • Week-to-week numbers:
      • Households – 11.1/17 to 10.0/16
      • Viewers – 17.16M to 15.75M
      • Adults 18-49 – 6.6/16 to 6.0/15
  • 10:00: Brothers & Sisters (8.1/14 HH rating, 11.92M viewers, 4.3/12 A18-49 rating).
    • Week-to-week numbers:
      • Households – 7.6/13 to 8.1/14
      • Viewers – 10.83M to 11.92M
      • Adults 18-49 – 4.1/11 to 4.3/12

Fox finished in third place for the evening with a 3.4/6 household rating, 5.49 million viewers and a 2.6/8 rating among adults 18-49.

  • Last Week:
    • 3.7/6 HH Rating [#4]
    • 6.23M Viewers [#4]
    • 2.9/8 A18-49 Rating [#3]
  • 7:00 & 7:30 p.m.: A repeat of King of the Hill (2.0/4 HH rating, 2.98M viewers, 1.2/5 A18-49 rating) was followed by a new episode (2.5/5 HH rating, 3.81M viewers, 1.8/7 A18-49 rating).
    • Week-to-week numbers (King of the Hill — 7:30 p.m.):
      • Households – 2.5/5 to 2.5/5
      • Viewers – 4.19M to 3.81M
      • Adults 18-49 – 1.9/6 to 1.8/7
    • Last week’s numbers (King of the Hill-REPEAT — 7:00 p.m.):
      • Households – 1.9/4
      • Viewers – 3.09M
      • Adults 18-49 – 1.3/5
  • 8:00 & 8:30 p.m.: A new episode of The Simpsons (4.0/7 HH rating, 6.48M viewers, 3.1/10 A18-49 rating) and a repeat of The Simpsons (4.0/7 HH rating, 6.70M viewers, 3.2/9 A18-49 rating).
    • Week-to-week numbers (The Simpsons — 8:00 p.m.):
      • Households – 4.5/8 to 4.0/7
      • Viewers – 7.77M to 6.48M
      • Adults 18-49 – 3.7/11 to 3.1/10
    • Last weeks numbers (The Simpsons-REPEAT — 8:30 p.m.):
      • Households – 4.7/8
      • Viewers – 8.08M
      • Adults 18-49 – 3.8/10
  • 9:00 & 9:30 p.m.: New episodes of Family Guy (4.4/7 HH rating, 7.21M viewers, 3.5/9 A18-49 rating) and American Dad (3.6/6 HH rating, 5.76M viewers, 2.8/7 A18-49 rating).
    • Week-to-week numbers (Family Guy):
      • Households – 4.8/7 to 4.4/7
      • Viewers – 7.95M to 7.21M
      • Adults 18-49 – 3.9/10 to 3.5/9
    • Week-to-week numbers (American Dad):
      • Households – 3.9/6 to 3.6/6
      • Viewers – 6.31M to 5.76M
      • Adults 18-49 – 2.9/7 to 2.8/7

NBC followed in fourth place for the evening with a 3.3/6 household rating, 5.23 million viewers and a 1.7/5 rating among adults 18-49.

  • Last Week:
    • 5.0/9 HH Rating [#3]
    • 7.85M Viewers [#3]
    • 2.8/8 A18-49 Rating [#4]
  • 7:00 p.m.: Dateline NBC (3.1/7 HH rating, 4.44M viewers, 1.2/5 A18-49 rating).
    • Week-to-week numbers:
      • Households – 4.7/9 to 3.1/7
      • Viewers – 6.60M to 4.44M
      • Adults 18-49 – 1.7/6 to 1.2/5
  • 8:00-10:00 p.m.: The theatrical presentation of Shrek (3.8/7 HH rating, 6.33M viewers, 2.1/6 A18-49 rating)
    • Last week’s numbers (Deal or No Deal):
      • Households – 5.8/10
      • Viewers – 9.04M
      • Adults 18-49 – 2.2/6
  • 10:00 p.m.: NBC ended the evening with a repeat of Thank God You’re Here (2.4/4 HH rating, 3.84M viewers, 1.5/4 A18-49 rating).
    • Last week’s numbers (Saturday Night Live in the ’90s: Pop Culture Nation – 8-10:00 p.m.):
      • Households – 4.7/8
      • Viewers – 7.88M
      • Adults 18-49 – 3.6/9

The CW was left then in fifth place with a 1.4/3 household rating, 2.18 million total viewers and a 0.7/2 rating among adults 18-49.

  • Last Week:
    • 1.4/2 HH Rating [#5]
    • 1.98M Viewers [#5]
    • 0.7/2 A18-49 Rating [#5]
  • 7:00 p.m.: A repeat of 7th Heaven (1.0/2 HH rating, 1.49M viewers, 0.5/2 A18-49 rating).
    • Last week’s numbers (7th Heaven-REPEAT):
      • Households – 0.9/2
      • Viewers – 1.22M
      • Adults 18-49 – 0.4/1
  • 8:00 p.m.: The series finale of 7th Heaven (2.1/4 HH rating, 3.37M viewers, 1.1/4 A18-49 rating).
    • Season finale comparison (5/8/2006):
      • Households -4.9/8 to 2.1/4
      • Viewers – 7.56M to 3.37M
      • Adults 18-49 – 2.9/8 to 1.1/4
    • Week-to-week numbers:
      • Households – 2.0/3 to 2.1/4
      • Viewers – 2.91M to 3.37M
      • Adults 18-49 – 1.0/3 to 1.1/4
  • 9:00 p.m.: An encore of America’s Next Top Model (1.2/2 HH rating, 1.69M viewers, 0.6/2 A18-49 rating) ended the evening for The CW.
    • Last week’s numbers (America’s Next Top Model-ENCORE):
      • Households – 1.3/2
      • Viewers – 1.80M
      • Adults 18-49 – 0.7/2

Note: Comparison’s from the week prior (or episode-to-episode, etc.) are based on final nationals. Ratings for the current day are based on fast nationals, unless otherwise noted. The final rating for episodes that aired this evening will be reported the following week. So for example, the final rating for tonights episode of “Desperate Housewives” will be reported in next weeks report for Sunday, May 20, 2007.

Source: Fast/Final National Ratings Data from Nielsen Media Research and PIFeedback.com