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
[09/24/18 - 08:10 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Charts with "Sunday Night Football"
The Peacock takes home top honors among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/23/18 - 10:28 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, FOX Share Demo Crown with College Football
The Alphabet however edges the evening among total viewers.

[09/23/18 - 10:04 AM]
College Football Week 4: ABC's "Saturday Night Football" Leads in Prime-Time
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, September 22.

[09/22/18 - 08:35 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Dateline" Sparks Another NBC Victory
The Peacock takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/21/18 - 08:27 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, "Big Brother" Top All-Repeat Competition
The Eye's summer mainstay is the only original last night.

[09/20/18 - 08:14 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Got Talent" Finale Puts NBC on Top
The Peacock's summer mainstay however is down 31% among adults 18-49 from a year ago.

[09/19/18 - 03:31 PM]
"American Horror Story: Apocalypse" Bows as Most-Watched Program on Television the Night of Its Premiere
FX further spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 12.

[09/19/18 - 08:15 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Dominates Another Tuesday with "Got Talent"
The penultimate episode of this summer's edition easily wins the night in all categories.

[09/18/18 - 03:31 PM]
"Monday Night Football" Helps ESPN Win the Night Among All Networks
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, September 17.

[09/18/18 - 08:07 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC's Emmy Coverage on Par with Last Year
Early results see the Peacock's telecast even with 2017 among adults 18-49.

[09/17/18 - 08:25 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Wins with "Sunday Night Football"
The Peacock easily takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/16/18 - 08:35 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Dominates with College Football Coverage
The Alphabet easily wins the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/16/18 - 08:00 AM]
College Football Week 3: ABC's "Saturday Night Football": Ohio State-TCU Is Highest-Rated Game of the Season on Any Network
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, September 15.

[09/15/18 - 08:34 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Viewers, Demos on Low Key Night
"Dateline NBC" tops the charts in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/14/18 - 01:02 PM]
"Rel" Debuts as #1 Scripted Series of Week of September 3
FOX further spins the numbers for the week of August 27-September 3.