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[02/04/14 - 08:28 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "How I Met Your Mother" Tops Demos for Fourth Consecutive Week
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

Primetime Preliminary Fast National Nielsen Data
(includes all DVR playback through 3:00 am)

Here are the highlights of the 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (2/3/14):

ABC (8.799 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.4, #T1) was the most-watched network on Monday thanks to new episodes of "The Bachelor" (8.237 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.6, #T3) and "Castle" (9.923 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.1, #6).

CBS (8.773 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.4, #T1) however shared top demo honors with its mix of "How I Met Your Mother" (9.263 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.3, #1), "2 Broke Girls" (9.197 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 3.0, #2), "Mike & Molly" (10.179 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.6, #T3), "Mom" (8.991 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.3, #5) and "Intelligence" (7.504 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T9).

Next up was FOX (6.077 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.8, #3) with fresh installments of "Almost Human" (6.354 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.8, #8) and "The Following" (5.799 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.9, #7).

Meanwhile, NBC (3.803 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #4) served up the departing "Hollywood Game Night" (4.949 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T9) alongside the special "Sports Illustrated Swimsuit: 50 Years of Beautiful" (3.231 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.9, #11).

And finally, new episodes of "Hart of Dixie" (1.153 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #12) and "Beauty and the Beast" (0.881 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #13) on The CW (1.017 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5) closed out the night. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Dixie" delivered a 0.4 rating while "Beast" posted a 0.3 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+5.00% - Castle (vs. 1/20/14)
+4.00% - The Bachelor
0.00% - 2 Broke Girls
0.00% - Mike & Molly
0.00% - Intelligence
0.00% - Hollywood Game Night
0.00% - Hart of Dixie
0.00% - Beauty and the Beast
-4.17% - Mom
-5.00% - The Following
-10.00% - Almost Human (vs. 1/13/14)
-13.16% - How I Met Your Mother

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+16.67% - Castle
+8.33% - The Bachelor
-3.23% - 2 Broke Girls (vs. Rules of Engagement)
-17.50% - How I Met Your Mother
-21.74% - Almost Human (vs. Bones)
-25.00% - Hollywood Game Night (vs. The Biggest Loser)
-25.00% - Beauty and the Beast (vs. 90210)
-25.81% - Mom (vs. Mike & Molly)
-27.78% - Mike & Molly (vs. 2 Broke Girls)
-34.48% - The Following
-34.78% - Intelligence (vs. Hawaii Five-0)
-42.86% - Hart of Dixie (vs. The Carrie Diaries)
-43.75% - Sports Illustrated Swimsuit: 50 Years of Beautiful (vs. The Biggest Loser/Deception)

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

· Last night's "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" equaled its highest overnight rating in 15 months. For both Leno and Jimmy Fallon, it was their top Mondays in metered-market household rating in nearly four years, since the night Jay returned to the "Tonight Show" desk.

· Leno scored a 3.9 rating, 10 share in metered-market households, matching last Friday's rating as "Tonight's" strongest since Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012 (the night of a guest appearance by President Barack Obama, 4.0/10). It was the highest Monday "Tonight" rating since March 1, 2010 (5.4).

· Fallon delivered a 2.0/7 in households, his highest rating for a Monday since that same date, March 1, 2010 (2.1).

· Guests on "Tonight" Monday night included Jimmy Fallon, Betty White with musical guest Bonnie Raitt.

· The Feb. 3 edition of "Late Night" presented "The Best of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon: Musical Sketches."


Here are the highlights of the 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (2/4/13):

CBS (10.135 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.1, #1) was the top draw on Monday thanks to a new "How I Met Your Mother" (10.321 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 4.0, #1), the return of "Rules of Engagement" (9.325 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 3.1, #T3) plus originals from "2 Broke Girls" (11.208 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.6, #2), "Mike & Molly" (10.702 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.1, #T3) and "Hawaii Five-0" (9.627 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.3, #T7).

FOX (8.968 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.6, #2) then claimed the silver with week three of its "Bones" (9.019 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.3, #T7) and "The Following" (8.917 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 2.9, #5) combination.

Next up was ABC (8.124 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.2, #3) with fresh installments of "The Bachelor" (7.801 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 2.4, #6) and "Castle" (8.769 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.8, #10).

Meanwhile, NBC (4.880 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.8, #4) offered up new episodes of "The Biggest Loser" (5.759 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 2.0, #9) and "Deception" (3.122 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.2, #11).

And finally, new episodes from "The Carrie Diaries" (1.545 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.7, #12) and "90210" (0.791 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.4, #13) closed out the night on The CW (1.168 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #5). In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Carrie" delivered a 1.1 rating while "90210" posted a 0.7 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+40.00% - The Carrie Diaries
+33.33% - 90210
+12.50% - 2 Broke Girls (vs. 1/21/13)
+8.11% - How I Met Your Mother (vs. 1/21/13)
+4.55% - Hawaii Five-0 (vs. 1/21/13)
-3.13% - Rules of Engagement
-4.00% - The Bachelor
-6.06% - Mike & Molly (vs. 1/21/13)
-7.69% - Deception
-10.00% - Castle (vs. 1/21/13)
-11.54% - Bones
-12.12% - The Following
-13.04% - The Biggest Loser

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+31.82% - The Following (vs. Alcatraz)
+16.67% - The Carrie Diaries (vs. Gossip Girl)
0.00% - How I Met Your Mother
-4.17% - Bones (vs. House)
-7.69% - The Bachelor
-8.82% - Mike & Molly
-10.00% - Castle
-14.29% - 2 Broke Girls (vs. Two and a Half Men)
-14.81% - Hawaii Five-0
-27.91% - Rules of Engagement (vs. 2 Broke Girls)
-33.33% - 90210 (vs. Hart of Dixie)
-68.42% - Deception (vs. Smash)
-69.70% - The Biggest Loser (vs. The Voice)

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," 2.5/7; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 3.0/8; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.3/6.

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

* From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET Wednesday night, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.4/5 in metered-market households and a 0.4/2 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

* From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.3/5 in metered-market households) trailed CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.4/5). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.6/4 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.4/2).

* At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.8/3 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





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