TV Ratings: Jaycee Dugard's first interview wins the night for ABC

jaycee-dugard-diane-sawyer-interview.jpgFast National ratings for Sunday, July 10, 2011

Now that the Casey Anthony trial has drawn to a close, Americans are looking for their true crime fix elsewhere -- and ABC certainly tapped into that when kidnapping and rape victim Jaycee Dugard gave Diane Sawyer her first interview since being reunited with her family. Viewers came in droves.

ABC averaged 10.1 million viewers and a 6.3 rating/11 share in households for the night. CBS (5.9 million, 3.8/7) came in second. Trailing behind were NBC (2.8 million, 1.9/3) and FOX (2.8 million, 1.6/3)

The adult demo was led by ABC with a 2.5 rating, followed by CBS and FOX, who tied with 1.4, and NBC, with a 0.7.

Sunday hour by hour:

7 p.m.

CBS:
"60 Minutes" (8.1 million viewers, 5.4/10 households)
ABC: "America's Funniest Home Videos" rerun (5.3 million, 3.1/6)
NBC: "Dateline" (4.7 million, 3.1/6)
FOX: "American Dad" rerun (1.8 million, 1.0/2)/"Bob's Burgers" rerun (1.7 million, 1.0/2)

18-49 leader: "America's Funniest Home Videos" (1.2)

8 p.m.

CBS:
"Big Brother 13" (7.1 million, 4.2/7)
ABC: "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" rerun (5.6 million, 3.4/6)
NBC: "America's Got Talent" rerun (2.5 million, 1.7/3)
FOX: "The Simpsons" rerun (3.5 million, 2.0/4)/"The Cleveland Show" rerun (3.0 million, 1.7/3)

18-49 leader: "Big Brother 13" (2.5)

9 p.m.

ABC: "A Special Edition of Primetime: Jaycee Dugard" (14.0 million, 9.0/14)
CBS: "Undercover Boss" rerun (4.0 million, 2.5/4)
FOX: "Family Guy" rerun (3.7 million, 2.2/4)/"American Dad" rerun (3.2 million, 1.8/3)
NBC:
"America's Got Talent" rerun (2.5 million, 1.7/3)

18-49 leader:
"Primetime" (3.4)

10 p.m.

ABC: "A Special Edition of Primetime: Jaycee Dugard" (15.4 million, 9.8/15)
CBS: "CSI: Miami" rerun (4.5 million, 3.0/5)
NBC: "The Marriage Ref" (2.0 million, 1.3/2)

18-49 leader: "Primetime" (4.0)

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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