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[01/05/11 - 08:39 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC No "Loser" Against CBS's "Live to Dance"
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for tuesday, january 4, 2011)

Here are the highlights of the 11 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night:

The season premiere of "The Biggest Loser" (8.74 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.3, #1) and a new "Parenthood" (6.03 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.3, #3) helped NBC (7.83 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.9, #1) take home the adults 18-49 crown on Tuesday.

CBS (10.29 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.2, #2) however was the most-watched network with the two-hour launch of "Live to Dance" (10.22 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.4, #2) followed by a repeat of "NCIS" (10.24 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.8, #6).

Next up was ABC (6.16 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.7, #3) with a new "No Ordinary Family" (6.75 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.9, #5) followed by the return of "V" (6.58 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.1, #4) and a new "Detroit 187" (5.16 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T8).

Meanwhile, FOX (4.26 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.5, #4) offered up a repeat of "Glee" (4.72 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.7, #7) and a new "Million Dollar Money Drop" (3.79 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T8).

And finally, repeats of "One Tree Hill" (1.02 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #10) and "Life Unexpected" (0.83 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #11) on The CW (0.93 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) closed out the evening.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49): Parenthood (21.10% vs. 11/23/10), No Ordinary Family (0.00% vs. 12/7/10), Detroit 187 (-7.10% vs. 12/7/10).

In late-night metered market ratings, ABC's "Nightline" (3.1/7) took top honors over CBS's "Letterman" (2.9/7) and NBC's "Leno" (2.7/6). Rounding out the night then were "Kimmel" (1.4/4) on ABC "Ferguson" (1.5/5) on CBS and "Fallon" (1.3/4) and "Daly" (0.8/3) on NBC.


Here are the highlights of the 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (1/5/10):

NBC (9.92 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.8, #1) narrowly snagged the top spot on Tuesday thanks to the season premiere of "The Biggest Loser" (11.68 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 4.6, #1) and a new "The Jay Leno Show" (6.39 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.2, #6).

The silver then went to CBS (17.72 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.7, #2) despite new episodes of "NCIS" (21.34 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 4.5, #2), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (17.96 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.7, #3) and "The Good Wife" (13.85 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.0, #5).

Next up was FOX (9.75 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.2, #3) with its coverage of the "FedEx Orange Bowl" (9.75 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 3.2, #4).

Meanwhile, ABC (3.54 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.3, #4) was out of the hunt with its mix of "Scrubs" (3.86 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.5, #7), "Better Off Ted" (2.99 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.3, #9), another "Scrubs" (3.05 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.4, #8), another "Better Off Ted" (2.60 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.1, #11) and "The Forgotten" (4.38 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.2, #10).

And finally, repeats of "90210" (0.95 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.5, #12) and "Melrose Place" (0.78 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.4, #13) on The CW (0.87 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5) rounded out the evening.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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