family guy ratings july 8 TV ratings: '60 Minutes' and 'Family Guy' lead a weak Sunday nightFast National ratings for Sunday, July 8, 2012

A lackluster Sunday in the Nielsen ratings followed its usual pattern. CBS scored the night’s biggest total audience thanks to “60 Minutes,” and a pair of “Family Guy” reruns on FOX scored the highest adults 18-49 numbers, although ABC led the demographic for the whole night.

CBS averaged 5.5 million viewers and a 3.6 rating/6 share in households in primetime. ABC (4.8 million, 3.0/5) finished second, a little bit ahead of NBC (4.5 million, 2.8/5). FOX trailed in viewers, drawing 2.9 million people and a 1.7/3.

ABC finished first among adults 18-49 with a 1.4 rating, edging FOX’s 1.3. NBC posted a 1.0 in the demo and CBS a 0.7.

]]>7 p.m. CBS: “60 Minutes” (7.3 million viewers, 4.7/9 households)
NBC: “Dateline” (5.8 million, 3.9/7)
ABC: “America’s Funniest Home Videos” rerun (4.5 million, 2.7/5)
FOX: “American Dad” rerun (1.7 million, 1.1/2)/”The Cleveland Show” rerun (2 million, 1.2/2) 18-49 leader: “Dateline” (1.1) 8 p.m. CBS: “60 Minutes” (5.63 million, 3.8/7)
ABC: “Secret Millionaire” (5.6 million, 3.5/6)
NBC: “America’s Got Talent” rerun (4 million, 2.5/4)
FOX: “The Simpsons” reruns – two episodes (3.1 million, 1.7/3) 18-49 leader: “Secret Millionaire” (1.5) 9 p.m. CBS: “The Good Wife” rerun (4.3 million, 2.9/5)
NBC: “America’s Got Talent” rerun (4.2 million, 2.6/4)
ABC: “Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition” (4.1 million, 2.6/4)
FOX: “Family Guy” reruns – two episodes (3.7 million, 2.1/3) 18-49 leader: “Family Guy” (1.7) 10 p.m. ABC: “Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition” (4.9 million, 3.1/5)
CBS: “The Mentalist” rerun (4.6 million, 3.1/5)
NBC: “America’s Got Talent” rerun (3.8 million, 2.3/4) 18-49 leader: “Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition” (1.6)

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