ouat the stranger ratings TV ratings: 'Once Upon a Time' tops Sunday night, 'Good Wife' finale dipsFast National ratings for Sunday, April 29, 2012

“Once Upon a Time” led a pretty light Sunday on broadcast TV in adults 18-49, while the season finale “The Good Wife” ended the night as the most-watched show in total viewers. Still, the CBS drama was down a little from last week.

Elsewhere Sunday, “The Celebrity Apprentice” was pretty much even with last week for NBC, and “Desperate Housewives” was off slightly from its most recent original episode.

CBS won the night in viewers with 8.9 million and a 5.8 rating/9 share in households. ABC (7.4 million, 4.6/8) came in second, comfortably ahead of NBC (5.8 million, 3.8/6). FOX trailed with 4.05 million viewers and a 2.4/4.

ABC was the only network to break the 2.0 mark with adults 18-49, finishing with a 2.2. FOX came in second with the demographic with a 1.9. CBS drew a 1.6 and NBC a 1.4.

]]>7 p.m. CBS: “60 Minutes” (9.8 million, 6.4/12 households)
ABC: “America’s Funniest Home Videos” (6.7 million, 3.8/7)
NBC: “Dateline” (3.4 million, 2.2/4)
FOX: “The Simpsons” rerun (2.55 million, 1.5/3)/”The Cleveland Show” (3.1 million, 1.8/3) 18-49 leader: “The Cleveland Show” (1.5) 8 p.m. ABC: “Once Upon a Time” (9.1 million, 5.3/9)
CBS: “The Amazing Race” (8.4 million, 5.2/8)
NBC: “Harry’s Law” (7.4 million, 4.8/8)
FOX: “The Simpsons” (5 million, 2.9/5)/”Bob’s Burgers” (3.9 million, 2.3/4) 18-49 leader: “Once Upon a Time” (2.9) 9 p.m. CBS: “The Good Wife” season finale (9.8 million, 6.4/10)
ABC: “Desperate Housewives” (8.1 million, 5.3/8)
NBC: “The Celebrity Apprentice” (5.7 million, 3.6/6)
FOX: “Family Guy” (5.7 million, 3.3/5)/”The Cleveland Show” (4 million, 2.4/4) 18-49 leader: “Family Guy” (2.8) 10 p.m. CBS: “NYC 22” (7.55 million, 5.0/8)
NBC: “The Celebrity Apprentice” (6.9 million, 4.4/7)
ABC: “GCB” (5.7 million, 3.9/6) 18-49 leader: “The Celebrity Apprentice” (2.2)

Ratings information includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are preliminary and subject to change. Source: The Nielsen Company. More ratings at Zap2it: Daily, weekly and cable

Posted by:Rick Porter