or


[09/29/10 - 08:46 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Glee" Hits Series High
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for tuesday, september 28, 2010)

Here are the highlights of the 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night:

FOX (9.68 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 4.2, #1) stayed in front on Tuesday thanks to week two of "Glee" (13.26 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 5.8, #1), "Raising Hope" (7.63 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 3.2, #5) and "Running Wilde" (4.74 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 2.1, #10).

Second place then went to CBS (16.03 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.4, #2) with new episodes of "NCIS" (18.74 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 4.0, #2), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (16.45 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.7, #T3) and the season premiere of "The Good Wife" (12.89 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.5, #8).

Next up was ABC (12.27 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.0, #3) with the premiere of "No Ordinary Family" (10.54 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 3.1, #6) followed by new episodes of "Dancing With the Stars" (17.09 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.7, #T3) and "Detroit 187" (9.16 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 2.2, #9).

Meanwhile, NBC (6.37 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.5, #4) was stuck in fourth place with new episodes of "The Biggest Loser" (7.14 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 2.6, #7) and "Parenthood" (4.85 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 2.0, #11).

And finally, new episodes of "One Tree Hill" (1.82 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.9, #12) and "Life Unexpected" (1.57 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.8, #13) on The CW (1.70 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.9, #5) rounded out the evening.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49): Life Unexpected (14.30%), NCIS: Los Angeles (8.80%), Glee (5.50%), Raising Hope (3.20%), NCIS (2.60%), One Tree Hill (0.00%), The Biggest Loser (-10.30%), Detroit 187 (-12.00%), Dancing With the Stars (-14.00%), Running Wilde (-16.00%), Parenthood (-20.00%).

In late-night metered market ratings, ABC's "Nightline" (3.3/8) took top honors over NBC's "Leno" (2.6/7) and CBS's "Letterman" (3.0/8). Rounding out the night then were "Kimmel" (1.6/5) on ABC "Ferguson" (1.5/5) on CBS and "Fallon" (1.3/5) and "Daly" (0.8/4) on NBC.


Here are the highlights of the 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (9/29/09):

CBS (17.15 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 4.0, #1) towered over the competition on Tuesday thanks to week two of "NCIS" (20.65 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 4.6, #1), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (17.42 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 4.2, #2) and "The Good Wife" (13.38 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.2, #4).

The silver then went to NBC (8.23 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.1, #2) with its mix of "The Biggest Loser" (9.03 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 3.6, #3) and "The Jay Leno Show" (6.63 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 2.3, #8).

Next up was FOX (5.90 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.7, #3) with fresh installments of "Hell's Kitchen" (6.54 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 3.1, #5) and "So You Think You Can Dance" (5.26 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 2.4, #7).

ABC (8.42 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.0, #4) then fell to fourth place with the return of "Shark Tank" (5.28 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.5, #10) followed by new episodes of "Dancing With the Stars" (12.47 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.6, #6) and "The Forgotten" (7.72 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.0, #9).

And finally, new episodes of "90210" (2.46 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.2, #11) and "Melrose Place" (1.53 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.8, #12) on The CW (2.00 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.0, #5) rounded out the night.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





  [september 2010]  
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
[06/22/17 - 08:13 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Demos, NBC Leads Total Viewers
The Peacock's "Little Big Shots: Forever Young" opens as the top draw in both categories.

[06/21/17 - 04:12 PM]
OWN Is Tuesday Night's #1 Cable Network for Women with Season Premieres of "Queen Sugar" and "The Haves and the Have Nots"
OWN spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 20.

[06/21/17 - 08:12 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Coasts to Another Victory
"America's Got Talent" once again eclipses the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/20/17 - 10:31 AM]
Hallmark Channel Topples Competition Scoring #1 Rated Spot in Primetime on Saturday for Second Consecutive Week
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of June 12-18.

[06/20/17 - 08:45 AM]
FOX Sports' Presentation of 117th U.S. Open Championship Scores More Than 26 Million Viewers
FOX Sports spins the numbers for its U.S. Open coverage to date.

[06/20/17 - 08:31 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Total Viewers, Demos
"American Ninja Warrior" and "Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge" push the Peacock on top in both categories.

[06/19/17 - 09:23 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Edges FOX in Tight Demo Race
The Alphabet's game show trio wins the night among adults 18-49.

[06/18/17 - 08:40 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Edges Demo Race with MLB
The network tops the night in adults 18-49 while ABC is the most-watched broadcaster.

[06/17/17 - 08:24 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Wins Demo Race with "Dateline"
The Peacock leads the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched network.

[06/16/17 - 08:24 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Wins Repeat Showdown
A trio of game show encores lead the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/15/17 - 08:23 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "MasterChef" Top Demos
The network wins the night among adults 18-49 while an all-repeat CBS is the most-watched network.

[06/14/17 - 08:15 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "America's Got Talent" Puts NBC on Top
The Peacock owns the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/13/17 - 01:01 PM]
Hallmark Channel Catapults to #1 in Prime Time on Saturday and Sunday Night
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of June 5-11.

[06/13/17 - 08:28 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBA Finals Close Out on Top for ABC
The Alphabet's coverage of Game 5 is up 25% from a year ago among adults 18-49.

[06/13/17 - 07:13 AM]
NBA Finals on ABC: Highest-Rated Game 5 Since 1998: 16.0 Metered Market Rating
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, June 12.