Primetime Ratings: AMAs Down From Last Year

Dramas up for CBS

ABC’s broadcast of the 2014 American Music Awards drew 11.6 million total viewers Sunday night, according to Nielsen overnight numbers, down 10% from last year. In adults 18-49, the awards show drew a 3.8 rating, down 16%. America’s Funniest Home Videos preceded the AMAs, drawing a 1.4, down 13%. ABC was the night’s No. 2 broadcaster, averaging a 3.2 rating and 9 share.

NBC topped the night with Sunday Night Football. The Dallas Cowboys-New York Giants matchup drew a 14.0 metered market household rating.

CBS came in third with a 2.8 / 8. Newsmagazine 60 Minutes, preceded by NFL overrun. drew a 3.9. Madam Secretary was up 20% from last week at 1.8. The Good Wife was up one tenth of a point at 1.4. CSI drew a 1.3, even with last week.

Fox finished fourth with a 1.1 / 3. Making its first appearance in the 7:30 p.m. post-NFL time slot, Mulaney drew a 0.7, down two tenths of a point from its last new episode, which aired at 9:30 p.m. Nov. 9. The Simpsons was down 47% from last week’s episode, which followed football overrun, at 1.6. Brooklyn Nine-Nine was down 32% at 1.5. Bob’s Burgers was down 47% at 0.9.