snow-heart-OUAT.jpgFast National ratings for Sunday, March 18, 2012

CBS’ “The Amazing Race” got a bit of a boost this week over last Sunday’s numbers, while ABC’s “Once Upon a Time” dipped with total number of viewers — most likely due to the NCAA basketball tournament running over by almost an hour and bumping shows from their time slots. However, the fairy-tale show did manage to pick up some more 18-49-year-old viewers this week, winning the demographic for the time slot.

Also down a bit was NBC’s “The Celebrity Apprentice,” though it did tie with “GCB” — also down this week — for most viewers in the 18-49 demo for the 10 p.m. hour.

the top spot among total viewers for the evening, averaging 9.7 million
and a 6.2
rating/10 share in households for the night. ABC (7.5 million, 4.6/8)
came in second ahead of NBC (6.4 million, 4.2/7) and FOX (4.3 million,

In the adults 18-49 demographic, CBS won out this week with a 2.3
rating. ABC was a close second with a 2.2, while FOX got a 2.0 and NBC finished with a 1.4.

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CBS: “60 Minutes” (10 million, 6.3/11)
NBC: “Dateline” (6.18 million, 4.1/7)
ABC: “America’s Funniest Home Videos” (6.12 million, 3.5/6)
FOX: “The Simpsons” rerun (2.53 million, 1.5/3)/”The Cleveland Show” (3.3 million, 1.9/3) 18-49 leader: “60 Minutes” (2.9) 8 p.m.   CBS: “The Amazing Race” (10.6 million, 6.6/10)
ABC: “Once Upon a Time” (8.6 million, 5.0/8)
NBC: “Harry’s Law” (7.92 million, 5.0/8)
FOX: “The Simpsons” (5.24 million, 2.8/5)/”Bob’s Burgers” (4.4 million, 2.4/4) 18-49 leader: “Once Upon a Time” (2.9)   9 p.m.  CBS: “The Good Wife” (9.2 million, 5.8/9)
ABC: “Desperate Housewives” (8.99 million, 5.8/9)
NBC: “Celebrity Apprentice” (5.2 million, 3.4/5)
FOX: “Family Guy” (5.68 million, 3.3/5)/”American Dad” (4.6 million, 2.7/4)   18-49 leader: “Family Guy” (2.8)  10 p.m. CBS: “CSI: Miami” (9.1 million, 6.1/10) 
NBC: “Celebrity Apprentice” (6.4 million, 4.1/7)
ABC: “GCB” (6.28 million, 4.3/7) 18-49 leader: “GCB” (2.3) Ratings information includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are preliminary and subject to change. Source: The Nielsen Company.

Posted by:Jennifer Harper