or


[04/09/13 - 08:26 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NCAA Championship Wins Big for CBS
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for monday, april 8, 2013)

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

CBS (15.893 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 5.5, #1) claimed the top spot on Monday thanks to its coverage of the "NCAA Basketball Championship" (20.709 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 7.5, #1). Leading into said telecast was its mix of "2 Broke Girls" (9.108 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.7, #5), "The Big Bang Theory" (10.505 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 3.3, #4) and "NCAA Basketball Championship Pre-Game" (13.616 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 4.4, #3). A year ago, the Eye offered up the "NCAA Basketball Championship" (19.31 million viewers, 7.0 adults 18-49 rating on 4/2/12) to equally potent numbers.

NBC (11.221 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 4.0, #2) then had to settle for second place despite new episodes of "The Voice" (13.673 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 4.9, #2) and "Revolution" (6.317 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 2.3, #6).

Next up was ABC (11.081 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.8, #3) with a new "Dancing with the Stars" (12.943 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.0, #8) followed by a repeat of "Castle" (7.355 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.3, #9).

Meanwhile, FOX (5.244 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.6, #4) offered up a repeat of "Bones" (4.280 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.1, #10) and an original "The Following" (6.207 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 2.2, #7).

And finally, the season finale of "The Carrie Diaries" (1.070 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.4, #11) and a repeat of "Hart of Dixie" (0.524 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #12) on The CW (0.797 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) closed out the evening.

In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Carrie" delivered a 0.6 rating while "Dixie" posted a 0.3 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+6.52% - The Voice
0.00% - Revolution
0.00% - The Carrie Diaries
0.00% - The Following
-4.76% - Dancing with the Stars

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+25.64% - The Voice
+10.00% - The Following (vs. House)
+9.52% - Revolution (vs. Smash)
-20.00% - The Carrie Diaries (vs. Gossip Girl)
-31.03% - Dancing with the Stars

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," 2.6/6; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 1.8/6 with an encore delayed by basketball; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.1/5.

* In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 Wednesday results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 0.7/3; "Late Show," 0.7/5 with an encore delayed by basketball; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.6/3.

* From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET Wednesday night, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.4/5 in metered-market households and a 0.4/3 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

* From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.4/5 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.2/5, delayed by basketball). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/3 in 18-49) tied "Late Late Show" (0.5/4, delayed by basketball).

* At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.8/3 in metered-market households and a 0.2/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.


Here are the highlights of the 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (4/9/12):

NBC (8.94 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.3, #1) was the demo king on Monday thanks to new episodes of "The Voice" (10.40 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.9, #1) - nevertheless a Monday season low - and "Smash" (6.02 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 2.1, #T8) - its season low.

CBS (9.50 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.1, #2) then claimed the silver with its mix of "How I Met Your Mother" (7.98 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 3.4, #T3) - tied as its season low, "2 Broke Girls" (8.71 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 3.4, #T3) - tied as its series low, "Two and a Half Men" (10.39 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.5, #2) - a new series low, "Mike & Molly" (9.55 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 3.2, #5) and "Hawaii Five-0" (10.19 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.6, #7).

Next up was ABC (12.96 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.4, #3) with a new "Dancing With the Stars" (16.07 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.9, #6) followed by an encore of "Scandal" (6.74 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.3, #11).

Meanwhile, FOX (6.72 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.1, #4) offered up originals of "Bones" (7.38 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 2.1, #T8) - a season low - and "House" (6.06 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 2.0, #10) - tied as its season low.

And finally on The CW (1.09 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #5), a new "Gossip Girl" (1.05 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T12) led into the return of "Hart of Dixie" (1.12 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T12). In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Gossip" delivered a 0.9 rating while "Dixie" posted a 0.9 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+4.00% - Hawaii Five-0 (vs. 3/19/12)
+3.57% - Dancing With the Stars
0.00% - 2 Broke Girls (vs. 3/19/12)
0.00% - How I Met Your Mother (vs. 3/19/12)
0.00% - Mike & Molly (vs. 3/19/12)
0.00% - Hart of Dixie (vs. 2/27/12)
0.00% - Gossip Girl
-4.55% - Smash
-4.88% - The Voice
-7.89% - Two and a Half Men (vs. 3/19/12)
-9.09% - House
-16.00% - Bones

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+178.57% - The Voice (vs. Chuck/Law & Order: LA)
+78.95% - 2 Broke Girls (vs. Mad Love)
+66.67% - Hart of Dixie (vs. Gossip Girl (Repeat))
+66.67% - Gossip Girl (vs. 90210 (Repeat))
+60.00% - Mike & Molly (vs. Two and a Half Men (Repeat))
+40.00% - Smash (vs. Law & Order: LA)
+40.00% - Two and a Half Men (vs. Mike & Molly (S))
+25.93% - How I Met Your Mother
+11.11% - House (vs. The Chicago Code)
+8.33% - Hawaii Five-0
-32.56% - Dancing With the Stars
-34.38% - Bones (vs. House)

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," 2.8/7; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.2/6; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 3.2/8; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.6/5.

In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 0.9/4; "Late Show," 0.6/3; "Nightline," 0.9/4; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/3.

At 12:35 a.m., "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.3/5 in metered-market household) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.0/4). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/4 in 18-4) topped "Late Late Show" (0.3/2).

At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.9/4 in metered-market households and a 0.4/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





  [may 2016]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[05/27/16 - 10:31 AM]
AMC Is Now Home to Five of the Top 10 Shows on Cable TV and Two of the Top Three Cable Premieres This Television Season
AMC spins the numbers for the season to date.

[05/27/16 - 08:28 AM]
Night 1 of "500 Questions" Dominates Its Thursday Unscripted Competition
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, May 26.

[05/27/16 - 08:23 AM]
NBC's "The Red Nose Day Special" Draws a 0.6/2 and 2.155 Million Viewers Overall
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, May 26.

[05/26/16 - 09:16 AM]
NBC's "Sunday Night Football" Is Primetime Television's No. 1 Show for Historic Fifth Consecutive TV Season
NBC spins the numbers for the season to date.

[05/26/16 - 08:58 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "SVU" Top Final Night of May Sweeps
The Peacock wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[05/25/16 - 08:45 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Goes Out on Top for NBC
The Peacock's reality franchise holds off ABC's own season finale of "Dancing with the Stars."

[05/25/16 - 08:30 AM]
"Empire" No. 1 Broadcast Series of 2015-2016 Season
FOX spins the numbers for the season to date.

[05/24/16 - 09:07 AM]
More Than 9.4 Million Watched Exaggerator Win Preakness Stakes on NBC - Up 6% from American Pharoah's 2015 Victory
NBC further spins the numbers for Saturday, May 21.

[05/24/16 - 08:55 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelorette" Return Pushes ABC on Top
The Alphabet wins the night over NBC among adults 18-49.

[05/23/16 - 08:49 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Billboard Music Awards" Vault ABC to Victory
The Alphabet easily wins the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[05/22/16 - 08:50 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Leads Low Key Demo Race
"20/20 Saturday" tops the night among adults 18-49.

[05/22/16 - 08:46 AM]
"SNL" Ranks #1 for the Night in the Metered Markets
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, May 21.

[05/21/16 - 08:38 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos as "20/20" Rises
The Alphabet's perennial newsmagazine and the season finale of "Shark Tank" lead the night among adults 18-49.

[05/21/16 - 08:38 AM]
ABC Wins Season's Final Friday with the Top 2 Shows
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, May 20.

[05/21/16 - 08:27 AM]
"Grimm" Matches Its 18-49 High Since March 18
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, May 20.