Today's News: Our Take - Ratings: NASCAR Drives Fox to Win, Mentalist Finale Up
A NASCAR overrun powered Fox to a victory Sunday.
The network averaged 5.8 million viewers and a 2.1 in the adults 18-to-49 demographic after NASCAR delayed prime time by 25 minutes.
CBS took second, but was tops in viewership. The two-hour season finale of The Amazing Racedrew8.9 million viewers and a 2.3, down a tenth from last week and down four-tenths from last spring's closer. The Mentalist (9.2 million, 1.7) rose a tenth for its Season 4 finale, but was down eight-tenths from last season.
ABC's whole lineup improved, while NBC's All-Star Celebrity Apprentice (4.7 million, 1.4) dipped two-tenths.
CBS: The Amazing Race 8.9 million viewers (2.3 demo rating) [8-10 p.m.]
ABC:Once Upon a Time 7.4 million (2.2)
NBC:The Voice (R) 3.3 million (0.9) [7-9 p.m.]
ABC: Revenge 6.2 million (1.8)
NBC: All-Star Celebrity Apprentice 4.7 million (1.4) [9-11 p.m.]
CBS: The Mentalist 9.2 million (1.7)
ABC: Red Widow 3.5 million (0.9)
Fox: American Dad! 5.1 million (2.1)
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