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[07/08/14 - 08:38 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "MasterChef" Takes Home Top Spot for FOX
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 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (7/7/14):

FOX (5.850 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.7, #1) snagged the top spot on Monday thanks to a new "MasterChef" (5.702 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.9, #1) and the penultimate week of "24: Live Another Day" (5.997 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.5, #5).

ABC (5.804 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T2) then claimed the silver with originals from "The Bachelorette" (6.832 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.8, #T2) and "Mistresses" (3.749 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.9, #11).

Next up was NBC (4.918 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T2) with an encore of "Last Comic Standing" (4.039 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T8) and a new "American Ninja Warrior" (5.357 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.8, #T2).

Meanwhile, CBS (5.776 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.3, #4) offered up repeats of "2 Broke Girls" (4.721 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T8), "Mom" (4.530 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.1, #7), "Mike & Molly" (5.259 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.2, #6) and "Two and a Half Men" (4.728 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T8) plus a new "Under the Dome" (7.708 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.7, #4).

And finally, repeats of "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (1.454 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T12), another "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (1.483 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T12) and the season finale of "Beauty and the Beast" (0.876 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.3, #14) closed out the night on The CW (1.172 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5). In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Whose Line" posted a 0.4 rating at 8:00/7:00c and 0.3 rating at 8:30/7:30c while "Beast" managed a 0.3 rating.

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

· In Nielsen's 56 metered markets, household results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 2.6/7; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.1/5; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.6/4 with an encore.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 1.0/4; "Late Show," 0.4/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/2 with an encore.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 0.9/3 in metered-market households and a 0.2/1 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, "Late Night with Seth Meyers" (1.2/4 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.0/3). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.4/3 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.2/1).

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.7/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.2/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.


Here are the highlights of the 16 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (7/8/13):

CBS (6.527 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T1) was the most-watched network on Monday with its mix of "How I Met Your Mother" (3.996 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.1, #9), "2 Broke Girls" (4.174 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T6), another "2 Broke Girls" (4.820 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.3, #5), "Mike & Molly" (5.036 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T6) and a new "Under the Dome" (10.568 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.7, #1).

ABC (5.865 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T1) however split the demo crown thanks to new episodes of "The Bachelorette" (6.812 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.9, #2) and "Mistresses" (3.969 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T6).

Next up was NBC (3.978 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.3, #3) with a new "American Ninja Warrior" (5.045 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.6, #3) followed by the premiere of "Get Out Alive with Bear Grylls" (4.167 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.4, #4) and week two of "Siberia" (2.722 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.0, #10).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.516 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #4) offered up repeats of "Raising Hope" (1.772 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T11), another "Raising Hope" (1.528 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T11), "New Girl" (1.304 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.5, #14) and "The Mindy Project" (1.461 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T11).

And finally, rebroadcasts of "Oh Sit!" (0.754 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.2, #15) and "The Carrie Diaries" (0.336 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.1, #16) on The CW (0.545 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) closed out the night. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Sit!" delivered a 0.3 rating while "Carrie" posted a 0.1 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+5.56% - The Bachelorette
0.00% - Mistresses
-3.57% - Under the Dome
-5.88% - American Ninja Warrior
-9.09% - Siberia

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+145.45% - Under the Dome (vs. Hawaii Five-0 (Repeat))
+42.86% - Siberia (vs. Grimm (Repeat))
+23.08% - American Ninja Warrior (vs. Fear Factor)
+9.09% - Mistresses (vs. The Glass House)
0.00% - Get Out Alive with Bear Grylls (vs. American Ninja Warrior)
-24.00% - The Bachelorette

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," 2.2/6; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.4/6; 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," 0.8/4; "Late Show," 0.6/3 with an encore; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.6/3.

·From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.0/3 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" (1.1/4 in metered-market households) tied CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.1/4). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.4/3 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 0.2/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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