Ratings: Sunday Night Football Surges, Once Slips to Low, Mentalist Rises

Once Upon a Time Season 4 Ratings

ABC’s Once Upon a Time wrapped Season 4A with 5.6 million total viewers and a series low 1.7 demo rating, down 10 percent and three tenths week-to-week and off 12 percent and two tenths from last year’s winter finale.

Season-to-date, Once is up 6 and 13 percent, ABC notes.

Leading into Once, some Disney/Broadway special-mercial did just 2.9 mil and a 0.5. Come 9 pm, Barbara Walters’ two-hour Fascinating People special averaged 7.7 mil/1.4, down 13 and 33 percent from last year.


NBC | Sunday Night Football (21.8 mil/7.7) surged 20 and 26 percent from last week’s fast nationals, drawing its best overnights since Sept. 7.

CBS | Undercover Boss returned to 9 mil and a 1.7, up 10 percent and a tenth from its previous premiere (which aired on a Friday). The Mentalist (8.4 mil/1.3) rose two tenths, while CSI (7.4 mil/1.2) was steady.

FOX | Sandwiched amid repeats and with no football boost, Brooklyn Nine-Nine (3.5 mil/1.5) and Bob’s Burgers (2.5 mil/1.2) both dropped sharply.

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