Ratings: PGA Championship, 'Big Brother' propel CBS to Sunday night win

keegan-bradley-pga.jpgFast National ratings for Sunday, Aug. 14, 2011

Between the spillover from the PGA Championship, "60 Minutes" and "Big Brother," CBS won Sunday night easily, averaging 7.3 million viewers, up 700,000 over the previous week. CBS also earned a 4.6 rating/8 share in households.

ABC was second with 5.8 million, 3.5/6, aided by the CMA Music Festival. It was followed by NBC at 3.8 million, 2.4/4 and FOX at 2.6 million, 1.5/3.

In the adults 18-49 demographic, CBS' 1.9 rating was tops. ABC was next at 1.4, then FOX tied for second at 1.2, and NBC trailed with 1.0.

Sunday hour by hour:

7 p.m.

CBS: PGA Championship (9.3 million viewers, 5.9/11 households)
NBC: "Dateline" (6.5 million, 4.1/8)
ABC: "I.AM.First: Science is Rock 'n Roll" (2.7 million, 1.3/3)
FOX: "American Dad" rerun (2.1 million, 1.2/2)/"Bob's Burgers rerun (1.9 million, 1.1/2)

18-49 leader: PGA Championship (1.7)

8 p.m.

CBS: "60 Minutes" (7.9 million, 5.0/9)
ABC: "CMA Music Festival" (6.2 million, 3.7/6)
NBC: "Minute to Win It" (3.5 million, 2.1/3)
FOX: "The Simpsons" rerun (3.0 million, 1.8/3)/ "Family Guy" rerun (3.5 million, 2.1/3)

18-49 leader: "60 Minutes" (2.0)

9 p.m.

ABC: "CMA Music Festival" (7.3 million, 4.4/7)
CBS: "Big Brother" (7.2 million, 4.3/7)
NBC: "The Marriage Ref" (2.7 million, 1.7/3)
FOX: "In the Flow with Affion Crockett  (2.5 million, 1.5/2)

18-49 leader: "Big Brother" (2.5)

10 p.m.

ABC: "CMA Music Festival" (7.3 million, 4.4/7)
CBS: "Same Name" (4.8 million, 3.0/5)
NBC: "The Marriage Ref" (2.7 million, 1.7/3)

18-49 leader: "CMA Music Festival" (1.8)

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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