FOX Sunday animation line-up No. 4


Airing against Game 1 of the NBA Playoffs on ESPN, FOX’s Animation Domination block ranked #2 last night among Adults 18-49 and #1 among Adults 18-34 and Teens.

From 7-8:30pm, FOX aired encores of THE CLEVELAND SHOW (1.0/3), AMERICAN DAD (1.1/4) and THE SIMPSONS (1.7/5). At 8:30pm a special AMERICAN DAD original posted a 2.2/6 up +38% from its most recent original on 3/27/11 at 7:30p (1.6/5.

At 9p FAMILY GUY posted a 3.0/8 among Adults 18-49 down -9% from last week (3.3/9) but was still the highest rated program of the night among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34, Teens and all key male demos.  THE CLEVELAND SHOW closed the night at 9:30p with a 2.3/6, down -4% from last week (2.4/6).

Following America’s Funniest Home Videos (1.6/6, flat) at 7p, ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (1.9/5) returned from its two-month hiatus down -21% from its last original on 2/20/11. From 9-11p, Desperate Housewives (2.7/7, down -7%) and Brothers & Sisters (1.7/4, down -6%) both matched their series lows with originals.

On CBS, 60 Minutes (1.3/5), Amazing Race (2.3/7), Undercover Boss (1.9/5), and CSI: Miami (2.2/5) were all low, down -41%, -21%, -39%, and -4%, respectively, from their last originals

NBC aired Dateline (0.9/3, flat) at 7p, followed by week seven of America’s Next Great Restaurant (1.2/3, flat and tied lowest to date) at 8p.  The Celebrity Apprentice (2.5/6) hit a season low at 9p, dropping -17% from last week’s episode.

Live+Same Day Nielsen Ratings

(source: FOX)