hasselhoff same name Ratings: CBS steady in the lead, 'Same Name' premieres to 5 million viewersFast National ratings for Sunday, July 24, 2011

Ratings remained extremely steady across the board this week, without much change for the line-up led by CBS’s “60 Minutes” and “Big Brother.” The one notable difference this week is the introduction of “Same Name,” which premiered with actor David Hasselhoff switching lives with a man who shares his name. “Same Name” showed a slight boost over last week’s “Undercover Boss” rerun.

CBS had an average of 6.4 million viewers with a 4.0
rating/7 share in households, easily beating ABC’s 4.3 million viewers
with a 2.6/5 share. NBC followed (4.1 million, 2.6/5) and FOX trailed (2.8 million, 1.7/3).

The adult demo was led by CBS with a 1.5 rating, followed by FOX with 1.4, NBC with 1.0, and ABC with 0.9.

Sunday hour by hour:

7 p.m.

“60 Minutes” (8.2 million viewers, 5.2/10 households)
ABC: “America’s Funniest Home Videos” rerun (5.1 million, 2.8/6)
NBC: “Dateline” (4.3 million, 2.9/6)
FOX: “American Dad” rerun (1.7 million, 1.1/2)/”Bob’s Burgers” rerun (2.0 million, 1.2/2)

18-49 leader: 
“60 Minutes”  (1.1)

8 p.m.

“Big Brother 13” (6.9 million, 4.2/7)
NBC: “America’s Got Talent” rerun (4.6 million, 2.7/4)
ABC: “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” rerun (3.9 million, 2.4/4)
FOX: “The Simpsons” rerun (3.6 million, 2.0/4)/”The Cleveland Show” rerun (2.9 million, 1.7/3)

18-49 leader:
“Big Brother 13” (2.4)

9 p.m.

CBS: “Same Name” (5.2 million, 3.2/5)


“America’s Got Talent” rerun (4.6 million, 2.7/4)
ABC: “Castle” rerun (3.7 million, 2.4/4)
FOX: “Family Guy” rerun (3.6 million, 2.2/4)/”American Dad” rerun (3.1 million, 2.0/3)

18-49 leader: “Family Guy” (1.8)

10 p.m.


“CSI: Miami” rerun (5.3 million, 3.4/6)
ABC: “Body of Proof” rerun (4.2 million, 2.8/5)
NBC: “The Marriage Ref” (3.1 million, 2.0/3)

18-49 leader:
“CSI: Miami” (1.2)

Ratings information includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers
are preliminary and subject to change. Source: The Nielsen Company.

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Update: A previous version of this story stated that Kathy Griffin starred in “Same Name.” Griffin’s episode airs next week.

Posted by:Carina MacKenzie