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[01/01/13 - 08:43 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "New Year's Rockin' Eve" Sparks Big Night for ABC
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for monday, december 31, 2012)

Here are the highlights of the 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night:

ABC (10.66 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.1, #1) was the network to beat on the final night of 2012 with its mix of "New Year's Rockin' Eve Celebrates Dick Clark" (9.35 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.6, #2) and "Dick Clark's Primetime New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest" (13.26 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 4.1, #1).

A distant silver then went to NBC (3.31 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #2) with a rebroadcast of "Enchanted" (3.09 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.7, #9) plus "NBC's New Year's Eve with Carson Daly 2012" (3.76 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.1, #3).

Next up was CBS (4.03 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.8, #3) and its all-repeat lineup of "How I Met Your Mother" (3.55 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T4), "How I Met Your Mother" (3.11 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T6), "2 Broke Girls" (4.08 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T4), "Mike & Molly" (4.18 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T6) and "Hawaii Five-0" (4.63 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T6).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.95 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T4) offered up a repeat of "Bones" (3.55 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.6, #10) and a new "The Mob Doctor" (2.35 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.4, #12).

And finally, an encore of the "iHeartRadio Music Festival" (1.32 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.5, #11) on The CW (1.32 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T4) closed out the evening. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), the "iHeartRadio Music Festival" delivered a 0.5 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
-50.00% - The Mob Doctor (vs. 12/3/12)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+70.83% - Dick Clark's Primetime New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest (vs. Celebrity Wife Swap)
+8.33% - New Year's Rockin' Eve Celebrates Dick Clark (vs. The Bachelor)
-8.33% - NBC's New Year's Eve with Carson Daly 2012 (vs. Rock Center With Brian Williams)
-66.67% - The Mob Doctor (vs. House (Repeat))

In late-night metered market ratings (via NBC's press release):

* From 11:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., "NBC's New Year's Eve with Carson Daly" (4.9 rating, 11 share in metered-market households) is up 14 percent versus last year's 4.3/10 to deliver a three-year high. It's the annual telecast's highest metered-market rating since a 5.2 on December 31, 2009. Other late-night averages last night included: Fox's "New Year's Eve Live," 2.8/6 in metered-market households from 11 p.m.-12:30 a.m.; and "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2013" on ABC, 10.6/25 from 11:30 p.m.-1:15 a.m.

* In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "NBC's New Year's Eve with Carson Daly" (2.8 rating, 10 share in adults 18-49) is up 8 percent versus last year's 2.6/9 to match its highest rating in the Local People Meters in three years. Other results were a 2.0/7 for Fox's "New Year's Eve Live" and 7.7/29 for ABC's "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2013."

* National results for the December 31 late-night programs, including viewer numbers, are due from Nielsen Media Research on Thursday, Jan. 10.


Here are the highlights of the 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (1/2/12):

CBS (11.91 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.7, #1) took home top honors on the first Monday of 2012 thanks to new episodes of "How I Met Your Mother" (10.22 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 3.9, #3), "2 Broke Girls" (12.05 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 4.3, #2), "Two and a Half Men" (13.79 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 4.4, #1), "Mike & Molly" (11.93 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.8, #4) and "Hawaii Five-0" (11.73 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.9, #5).

A silver medal then went to ABC (7.25 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.4, #2) with the return of "The Bachelor" (7.74 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.4, #T6) followed by the debut of "Celebrity Wife Swap" (6.27 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 2.4, #T6).

Next up was NBC (5.11 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.7, #3) with its lineup of "Who's Still Standing?" (5.57 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.5, #9), "Fear Factor" (5.90 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 2.4, #T6) and "Rock Center With Brian Williams" (3.85 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T10).

Meanwhile, FOX (3.76 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #4) offered up repeats of "House" (3.68 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T10) and another "House" (3.83 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T10).

And finally, The CW (0.89 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) closed out the evening with repeats of "The Secret Circle" (0.99 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T13) and another "The Secret Circle" (0.79 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T13). In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Circle" posted a 0.4 rating at 8:00/7:00c and a 0.3 rating at 9:00/8:00c.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - Rock Center With Brian Williams
+4.88% - 2 Broke Girls (vs. 12/12/11)
+3.57% - Hawaii Five-0 (vs. 12/12/11)
0.00% - Fear Factor (vs. 12/19/11)
-2.56% - Mike & Molly (vs. 12/12/11)
-4.35% - Two and a Half Men (vs. 12/12/11)
-11.76% - Who's Still Standing?
-13.33% - How I Met Your Mother (vs. 12/5/11)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+140.00% - Fear Factor (vs. The Biggest Loser: Where Are They Now? (Repeat))
+114.29% - Who's Still Standing? (vs. Chuck (Repeat))
+26.47% - 2 Broke Girls (vs. Rules of Engagement)
+20.00% - Rock Center With Brian Williams (vs. The Biggest Loser: Where Are They Now? (Repeat))
+2.70% - Mike & Molly
0.00% - Hawaii Five-0
0.00% - How I Met Your Mother
0.00% - Celebrity Wife Swap (vs. Castle)
-4.35% - Two and a Half Men
-17.24% - The Bachelor

In late-night metered market ratings (via NBC's press release):

In Nielsen's 56 metered markets, household results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 2.1/5 with an encore telecast; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.1/5 with an encore; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 2.8/6; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.2/4 with an encore.

In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 0.7/3 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.6/3 with an encore; "Nightline," 0.9/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/2 with an encore.

At 12:35 a.m., "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.1/4 in metered-market households with an encore) tied CBS's first-run "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.1/4). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.4/2 in 18-49 with an encore) tied "Late Late Show" (0.4/2).

At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.7/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.3/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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