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[07/10/13 - 08:20 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Got Talent" Rises in Latest Victory for NBC
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for tuesday, july 9, 2013)

Here are the highlights of the 11 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night:

NBC (7.609 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.0, #1) was the top draw on Tuesday with its mix of "Betty White's Off Their Rockers" (3.710 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T7), another "Betty White's Off Their Rockers" (3.995 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T5) and a two-hour "America's Got Talent" (9.488 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.5, #1).

FOX (4.359 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.5, #2) then snaked the silver with its latest edition of "So You Think You Can Dance" (4.359 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.5, #2).

Next up was CBS (6.718 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #3) with repeats of its soon-to-be fall lineup of "NCIS" (8.519 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T3), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (6.197 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T5) and "Person of Interest" (5.438 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T7).

Meanwhile, ABC (3.086 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4) offered up an original "Extreme Weight Loss" (3.332 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T3) plus a repeat of "Body of Proof" (2.594 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.5, #9).

And finally, repeats of "Hart of Dixie" (0.614 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.2, #10) and "America's Next Top Model" (0.377 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.1, #11) on The CW (0.495 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) closed out the night. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Dixie" delivered a 0.3 rating at 8:00/7:00c and "Model" a 0.3 rating at 9:00/8:00c.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+25.00% - Betty White's Off Their Rockers
+10.00% - Extreme Weight Loss
+8.70% - America's Got Talent
0.00% - So You Think You Can Dance

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+25.00% - America's Got Talent (vs. America's Got Talent/Love in the Wild)
-15.38% - Extreme Weight Loss (vs. Wipeout/Trust Us With Your Life)
-48.28% - So You Think You Can Dance (vs. MLB All-Star Game)
-62.96% - Betty White's Off Their Rockers (vs. America's Got Talent)

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," 2.6/7; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.2/6; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.8/5.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 0.9/4; "Late Show," 0.5/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.6/3.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.3/4 in metered-market households and a 0.3/2 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.2/4 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.1/4). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/3 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.3/2).

· 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.


Here are the highlights of the 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (7/10/12):

FOX (9.99 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.9, #1) was the network to beat on Tuesday with its coverage of the "MLB All-Star Game" (9.99 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.9, #1).

NBC (8.36 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.2, #2) then had to settle for second place with its expanded two-hour "America's Got Talent" (10.35 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.7, #2) and a new "Love in the Wild" (4.38 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T4).

Next up was ABC (4.42 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.3, #3) with a special "Wipeout" (4.63 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.5, #3) followed by the premiere of "Trust Us With Your Life" (3.38 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T7), a second "Trust Us With Your Life" (3.09 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T7) and the debut of "NY Med" (5.41 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.2, #6).

Meanwhile, CBS (6.53 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #4) offered up repeats of "NCIS" (8.29 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T4), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (6.32 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T7) and "48 Hours Mystery" (4.98 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T7).

And finally, The CW (0.70 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) closed out the evening with encores of "Hart of Dixie" (0.93 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #11) and "The L.A. Complex" (0.46 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #12).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+17.39% - America's Got Talent
0.00% - Love in the Wild

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):

+50.00% - NY Med (vs. Combat Hospital)
-3.33% - MLB All-Star Game
-3.57% - America's Got Talent (vs. America's Got Talent (Repeat)/America's Got Talent)
-11.76% - Wipeout (vs. Wipeout (Repeat))
-31.25% - Trust Us With Your Life (vs. 101 Ways to Leave a Game Show)
-66.67% - Love in the Wild (vs. America's Got Talent)

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," 2.3/6; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.3/6; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 3.0/7; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.4/4.

In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 0.7/3; "Late Show," 0.5/2; "Nightline," 0.8/4; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/3.

At 12:35 a.m., "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.2/4 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.1/4 with an encore). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/3 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.4/2 with an encore).

At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.8/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.3/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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