or


[05/13/14 - 08:27 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice," "The Blacklist" Help NBC Top Demos
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 (5/12/14):

NBC (10.797 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.8, #1) was the demo champ on Monday thanks to a new "The Voice" (10.947 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.0, #1) and the season finale of "The Blacklist" (10.499 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.6, #2).

ABC (12.657 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.1, #2) then claimed the silver with a new "Dancing with the Stars" (13.807 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.2, #3) alongside the season finale of "Castle" (10.358 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.0, #T4).

Next up was FOX (6.349 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.8, #3) with originals from "Bones" (6.256 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.6, #7) and "24: Live Another Day" (6.442 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.0, #T4).

Meanwhile, CBS (5.199 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.3, #4) served up a repeat of "2 Broke Girls" (5.109 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T9) followed by new episodes of "Friends with Better Lives" (4.873 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.5, #8) and "Mike & Molly" (6.956 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.0, #T4) plus repeats of "Two and a Half Men" (4.894 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T9) and "NCIS" (4.679 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.9, #11).

And finally, the de facto finale of "Star-Crossed" (1.166 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #12) and a repeat of "The Originals" (0.947 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #13) closed out the night on The CW (1.057 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5). In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Star-Crossed" delivered a 0.3 rating while "Originals" posted a 0.2 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - Star-Crossed
+25.00% - Castle
+22.22% - Dancing with the Stars
+14.29% - Bones (vs. 4/21/14)
+11.11% - Mike & Molly
0.00% - The Voice
-3.70% - The Blacklist
-6.25% - Friends with Better Lives
-20.00% - 24: Live Another Day

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+36.84% - The Blacklist (vs. Revolution)
+33.33% - Star-Crossed (vs. 90210)
+17.65% - 24: Live Another Day (vs. Hell's Kitchen)
+10.00% - Dancing with the Stars
-5.88% - Bones (vs. Hell's Kitchen)
-9.09% - Castle
-16.67% - The Voice
-31.03% - Mike & Molly (vs. 2 Broke Girls)
-37.50% - Friends with Better Lives (vs. The Big Bang Theory (Repeat))

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

TBA


Here are the highlights of the 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (5/13/13):

NBC (9.263 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.1, #1) took home the adults 18-49 crown on Monday thanks to new episodes of "The Voice" (11.033 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.6, #1) and "Revolution" (5.724 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.9, #8).

CBS (8.058 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.5, #2) then claimed the silver with the season finale of "How I Met Your Mother" (8.372 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 3.4, #2), a repeat of "The Big Bang Theory" (7.371 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 2.4, #T4), the season finale of "2 Broke Girls" (8.925 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.9, #3) and originals from "Mike & Molly" (8.323 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.4, #T4) and "Hawaii Five-0" (7.680 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.8, #9).

Next up was ABC (12.427 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.0, #3) with its mix of "Dancing with the Stars" (13.009 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.0, #7) and the season finale of "Castle" (11.264 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.2, #6).

Meanwhile, FOX (3.973 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.7, #4) offered up a special night of "Hell's Kitchen" (4.047 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T10) and a second "Hell's Kitchen" (3.900 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T10).

And finally, The CW (0.621 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) closed out the evening with the first hour of the "90210" (0.731 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #12) finale and a second hour of the "90210" (0.512 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #13) finale. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "90210" delivered 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):
+30.77% - How I Met Your Mother
+11.54% - 2 Broke Girls
+10.00% - Castle
+9.09% - Mike & Molly
+5.26% - Dancing with the Stars
-5.26% - Hawaii Five-0
-7.69% - The Voice
-9.52% - Revolution
-10.53% - Hell's Kitchen (vs. 5/7/13)
-33.33% - 90210

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+5.56% - Revolution (vs. Smash)
0.00% - How I Met Your Mother
0.00% - The Voice (vs. America's Got Talent)
-10.53% - Hell's Kitchen - 8:00 (vs. Bones)
-12.00% - Castle (vs. The Bachelorette)
-22.73% - Hell's Kitchen - 9:00 (vs. House)
-23.08% - Dancing with the Stars
-23.68% - 2 Broke Girls (vs. Two and a Half Men)
-27.27% - Mike & Molly
-33.33% - Hawaii Five-0
-50.00% - 90210 - 8:00 (vs. Gossip Girl)
-66.67% - 90210 - 9:00 (vs. Hart of Dixie)

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," 2.4/6; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.1/6.

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

* From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET Wednesday night, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.2/4 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" (1.4/5 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 0.8/3 in metered-market households and a 0.3/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





  [march 2017]  
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
[03/26/17 - 08:41 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos on Low Key Night
The latest installment of "SNL Vintage" leads the night among adults 18-49.

[03/25/17 - 08:29 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NCAA Coverage Puts CBS on Top
The Eye easily wins the evening in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[03/24/17 - 01:20 PM]
"Into the Badlands" Is 2017's #1 Returning Cable Series
AMC further spins the numbers for Sunday, March 19.

[03/24/17 - 08:41 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Pulls in Front with NCAA Coverage
The Eye wins the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[03/23/17 - 09:25 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Empire" Returns on Top for FOX
The network leads the night among adults 18-49.

[03/22/17 - 09:19 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "The Voice" Stay on Top
ABC, CBS, FOX and The CW split the silver among adults 18-49.

[03/21/17 - 08:23 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Holds Off "DWTS" Return in 18-49
ABC's reality franchise however wins the night among total viewers.

[03/20/17 - 04:01 PM]
OWN Drama Series Deliver Strong Ratings with Season Finale of "The Haves and the Have Nots" and Season Two Premiere of "Greenleaf"
OWN further spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 14 and Wednesday, March 15.

[03/20/17 - 01:59 PM]
Travel Channel's Hit Series "Expedition Unknown" Scores Highest-Rated Episode Ever
Travel Channel further spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 15.

[03/20/17 - 12:50 PM]
2017 NCAA Tournament Is Most-Watched in 24 Years Across Television Through First Sunday, Plus Record-Setting Digital Consumption
CBS and Turner spin the numbers for their NCAA coverage to date.

[03/20/17 - 12:49 PM]
2017 People's Choice Award Winner for "Favorite Cable TV Comedy," Freeform's "Baby Daddy," Hits 9-Month Highs for Its Season 6 Premiere
Freeform further spins the numbers for Monday, March 13.

[03/20/17 - 08:35 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NCAA Men's Basketball Gives CBS Another Boost
The Eye once again leads the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[03/19/17 - 08:43 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, NCAA Hold Off ABC, NBA
The Eye wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[03/18/17 - 08:35 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Demos with NCAA Coverage
The Eye wins the night among adults 18-49 while ABC is the most-watched network.

[03/17/17 - 09:15 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Dramas Hold Off NCAA Coverage on CBS
The Alphabet wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.