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Animation kills on Fox, 'The Amazing Race' boosts viewership on CBS

Family-GuyImage Credit: FoxAnimation Domination on Fox continued to live up to its title on Sunday. The net’s popular cartoons won the night among adults 18-49 (2.7 rating/7 share), as well as teens and all male demos, according to preliminary ratings. After a rerun of The Simpsons at 7,  American Dad earned a 2.0/6 and 4.2 million viewers, followed by an original of The Simpsons (2.8/8, 6.3 million),  Bob’s Burgers (2.2/6, 4.8 million), Family Guy (3.3/8, 6.5 million) and The Cleveland Show (2.6/7, 5.4 million).

CBS came in first for the night in viewers (10.4 million), after an original installment of 60 Minutes (1.4/4, 11.4 million), the debut of The Amazing Race (2.4/7, 9.1 million), Undercover Boss (2.6/7, 10.6 million), and CSI: Miami (2.2/6, 10.4 million). The network was third in the demo (2.2/6) behind ABC (2.3/7) , which got some help from an original of Desperate Housewives (3.1/8, 10.4 million).

NBC came in fourth in the demo (1.6/5) after airing a two-hour block of SNL specials, which averaged a 1.5/4 in the first hour and a 2.1/6 in the second.  The Peacock was third for the night in viewers (5.7 million), followed by Fox (5.2 million).

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