TV ratings: 'Once Upon a Time' slips, 'Sunday Night Football' down but leads the night

Fast national ratings for Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011The ratings for "Once Upon a Time" dipped for the second straight week on Sunday after a string of rock-steady performances earlier in the season. It did, however, keep ABC competitive in its hour. "Pan Am's" first episode back after a three-week break was also lower than the last couple episodes.Elsewhere, NBC scored another victory with "Sunday Night Football," although the Detroit Lions-New Orleans Saints game drew a smaller audience than last week's contest. FOX's animation lineup got a boost from a late-afternoon NFL game that bled into primetime.NBC drew 13.7 million viewers and an 8.4 rating/13 share in households for the night, beating out FOX's 12.6 million and 7.4/11. Numbers for both networks will change some with adjustments for their live NFL broadcasts. CBS (10.4 million, 6.6/10) finished third. ABC trailed with 7.1 million viewers and a 4.3/7.NBC also led the adults 18-49 demographic, but not by...

Once Upon a Time (ABC) “The Shepherd” Episode 6

Once Upon a Time  “The Shepherd” Episode 6  airs Sunday December 4 at 8pm. Synopsis:  David – aka John Doe – must choose between staying  with Kathryn or leaving  her to be with Mary Margaret, with whom he’s fallen deeply, and inexplicably, in love; and Emma catches Sheriff Graham in a lie. Meanwhile, back in the fairytale world that was, Prince Charming is about to encounter a life-changing event that will forever alter his destiny, on “Once Upon a Time,” SUNDAY, DECEMBER 4 (8:00-9:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network . Read More...