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[08/05/14 - 08:40 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, NBC Share Top Demo Spot
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 (8/4/14):

FOX (4.555 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T1) and NBC (5.048 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T1) shared the top spot on Monday as the former served up new episodes of "MasterChef" (5.172 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.0, #1) and "Hotel Hell" (3.938 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.4, #4).

The Peacock then served up originals from "Running Wild with Bear Grylls" (4.034 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T5) and "American Ninja Warrior" (5.555 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.9, #2).

Next up was CBS (5.149 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T3) with repeats of "2 Broke Girls" (4.083 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T9), "Mom" (3.986 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T9), "Mike & Molly" (5.011 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #7), "Two and a Half Men" (4.306 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.0, #8) and a new "Under the Dome" (6.755 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.6, #3).

Meanwhile, ABC (4.459 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T3) offered up the premiere of "Bachelor in Paradise" (5.009 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T5) and "Mistresses" (3.361 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T9).

And finally, a new "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (1.644 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.6, #12) led into repeats of "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (1.628 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.5, #13) and "Arrow" (0.599 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.2, #14) on The CW (1.118 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5). In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), said trio posted 0.4, 0.5 and 0.1 rating, respectively.

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," 1.6/4 with an encore; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.9/5.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 1.1/5; "Late Show," 0.3/1 with an encore; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.6/3.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.1/4 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 Seth Meyers" (1.2/4 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (0.8/3). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.4/3 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.2/2).

· 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.


Here are the highlights of the 16 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (8/5/13):

ABC (8.672 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.6, #1) pulled in front on Monday thanks to the two-hour season finale of "The Bachelorette" (8.841 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.6, #1) plus the reunion special "The Bachelorette: After the Final Rose" (8.334 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.5, #T2).

CBS (6.267 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.6, #2) then claimed the silver with its mix of "How I Met Your Mother" (3.864 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.1, #8), "2 Broke Girls" (3.908 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.0, #9), another "2 Broke Girls" (4.604 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T5), "Mike & Molly" (4.824 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T5) and a new "Under the Dome" (10.200 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.5, #T2) - a series low.

Next up was NBC (3.539 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #3) with originals from "American Ninja Warrior" (4.873 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.4, #4), "Get Out Alive with Bear Grylls" (3.804 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T5) and "Siberia" (1.941 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T11).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.754 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4) offered up repeats of "Raising Hope" (2.099 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.8, #10), another "Raising Hope" (1.669 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T11), "New Girl" (1.610 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T11) and "The Mindy Project" (1.636 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T11).

And finally, a repeat "Hart of Dixie" (0.712 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.2, #15) and a new "Breaking Pointe" (0.415 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.1, #16) closed out the evening for The CW (0.564 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5). In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Dixie" delivered a 0.2 rating while "Pointe" posted a 0.2 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+13.04% - The Bachelorette
+8.33% - Get Out Alive with Bear Grylls
0.00% - Siberia
-6.67% - American Ninja Warrior
-7.41% - Under the Dome
-50.00% - Breaking Pointe

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+316.67% - The Bachelorette: After the Final Rose (vs. The Glass House)
+212.50% - Under the Dome (vs. Hawaii Five-0 (Repeat))
+160.00% - The Bachelorette (vs. Bachelor Pad)
-50.00% - Breaking Pointe (vs. Remodeled (Repeat))
-82.72% - American Ninja Warrior (vs. 2012 Summer Olympics)
-83.95% - Get Out Alive with Bear Grylls (vs. 2012 Summer Olympics)
-91.36% - Siberia (vs. 2012 Summer Olympics)

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," 2.0/5 with an encore; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.1/5.

·In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 0.7/3; "Late Show," 0.6/3 with an encore; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.7/4.

·From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.1/4 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" (1.1/4 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.0/4). 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 0.6/2 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.3/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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