Against the Academy Awards last night, FOX aired encores of THE SIMPSONS at 8p (2.0/5) and 830p (2.2/5) and FAMILY GUY at 9p (2.7/6) and 930p (2.8/6). TIL DEATH posted a 0.9/3 at 7p and 1.1/3 at 7:30p.
FOX ranked No. 2 for the night among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens.
Due to the nature of live programming, Fast Nationals for ABC are approximate.
Barbara Walters’ 2010 Academy Awards special at 7p (5.4/16) and The Oscar’s Red Carpet at 8p (8.9/23) were both similar to their Fast National performances last year and are both set to see significantly lower ratings in the finals (last year’s Barbara Walters’ special delivered a 5.3/14 in the Fast before dropping to a 3.1/9 in the Finals while the Red Carpet show posted a 9.3/22 and fell to a 7.2/19). From 830-11p, the 82nd Annual Academy Awards delivered a 12.5/30, showing improvements over last year’s ceremony which posted an 11.2/26 in the Fast Nationals before rising to a 12.1/29 from 8:30-11:25p in the Finals.
CBS delivered season lows for 60 Minutes (1.0/3) and Amazing Race 16 (2.6/6) while episodes of Undercover Boss (2.0/5) and Cold Case (1.3/3) were repeats.
NBC aired Dateline Sunday (1.3/4) at 7p followed by the movie Bad Boys 2 (1.1/3) from 830-11p.
Live+Same Day Nielsen Ratings
(source: information provided by FOX)