TV Ratings: 'Undercover Boss' calls the shots Sunday

roto-rooter-rick-arquilla-undercover-boss-03-320.jpgFast National ratings for Sunday, April 4, 2010

CBS didn't have a basketball game to boost its ratings like it did the previous week, but it still won the night easily thanks to the strength of its lineup, especially "Undercover Boss," which focused on Roto-Rooter president and COO Rick Arquilla.

The Eye network averaged 10.1 million viewers and a 6.1 rating/11 share for the evening, well ahead of second-place finisher ABC, which drew 6.2 million viewers and a 3.8/7. Next came NBC with 5.9 million and 3.5/6 and finally FOX, 3 million and 1.8/3.

The adults 18-49 demo crown also went to CBS with a 2.6 rating, followed by NBC, 2.0, ABC, 1.8, and FOX, 1.3.

Sunday hour by hour:

7 p.m.

CBS:  "60 Minutes" (8.1 million viewers, 5.3/12 households)
ABC: "America's Funniest Home Videos" rerun (5.8 million, 3.2/7)
NBC: "Dateline NBC"  (4.1 million, 2.6/5)
FOX: "'Til Death" - two episodes (1.7 million, 1.0/2)

18-49 leader: "60 Minutes" (1.4)

8 p.m.

CBS:  "The Amazing Race" (9.1 million, 5.2/9)
ABC: "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" rerun (6.9 million, 4.3/8)
NBC: "Minute to Win It" (5.4 million, 3.0/5)
FOX: "The Simpsons" rerun (3.4 million, 2.1/4)/"The Cleveland Show" rerun (3.7 million, 2.2/4)

18-49 leader: "The Amazing Race" (2.7)

9 p.m.


CBS: "Undercover Boss" (12.9 million, 7/3/12)
ABC: "Extereme Makeover: Home Edition" (8.5 million, 4.3/9)
NBC: "The Celebrity Apprentice" (6.4 million, 3.8/6)
FOX: "Family Guy" rerun (4.6 million, 2.7/4)/"Sons of Tucson" (3.1 million, 1.9/3)

18-49 leader: "Undercover Boss" (3.9)

10 p.m.

CBS: "Cold Case" (10.1 million, 6.3/11)
NBC: "The Celebrity Apprentice" (7.9 million, 4.7/8)
ABC: "Brothers & Sisters" rerun (3.7 million, 2.6/5)

18-49 leader: "Cold Case" (3.9)

Ratings information includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are preliminary and subject to change. Source: The Nielsen Company.

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