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[10/12/11 - 08:29 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Last Man Standing" Premiere Sparks ABC Rally
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for tuesday, october 11, 2011)

Here are the highlights of the 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night:

CBS (15.28 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.2, #1) proved to be the network to beat on Tuesday with new episodes of "NCIS" (18.66 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.9, #1), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (15.39 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.3, #T3) and "Unforgettable" (11.78 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.3, #7).

ABC (12.98 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.9, #2) then claimed the silver with the premiere of "Last Man Standing" (12.71 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 3.3, #T3), a second episode of "Last Man Standing" (13.20 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 3.7, #2) and new episodes of "Dancing With the Stars" (16.60 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.2, #5) and "Body of Proof" (9.38 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.9, #10).

Next up was FOX (7.98 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.4, #3) with its primetime coverage of "ALCS, Game 3" (7.98 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 2.4, #6).

Meanwhile, NBC (5.39 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.0, #4) was still out of the hunt with new episodes of "The Biggest Loser 12" (5.46 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 2.0, #9) and "Parenthood" (5.26 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 2.1, #8).

And finally, fresh installments of "90210" (1.50 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.6, #12) and "Ringer" (1.72 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.8, #11) rounded out the evening on The CW (1.63 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - Ringer
+14.29% - Dancing With the Stars
+5.00% - Parenthood
0.00% - The Biggest Loser 12
0.00% - 90210
-2.94% - NCIS: Los Angeles
-4.17% - Unforgettable
-4.88% - NCIS
-9.52% - Body of Proof

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+60.87% - Last Man Standing - 8:30 (vs. No Ordinary Family)
+43.48% - Last Man Standing - 8:00 (vs. No Ordinary Family)
+5.56% - Body of Proof (vs. Detroit 187)
5.00% - Parenthood
0.00% - NCIS
0.00% - Ringer (vs. Life Unexpected)
-5.71% - NCIS: Los Angeles
-5.88% - Dancing With the Stars
-11.54% - Unforgettable (vs. The Good Wife)
-23.08% - The Biggest Loser 12
-40.00% - 90210 (vs. One Tree Hill)

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," 2.8/7; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.7/7; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 3.5/8; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.8/6.

In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 0.9/4; "Late Show," 0.7/3; "Nightline," 1.0/4; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.6/4.

At 12:35 a.m., "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.4/5 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.2/4). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.6/4 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.4/3).

At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.8/4 in metered-market households and a 0.3/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.


Here are the highlights of the 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (10/12/10):

CBS (15.61 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.3, #T1) and FOX (8.03 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.3, #T1) split the adults 18-49 crown on Tuesday as the latter served up new episodes of "Glee" (11.12 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 4.6, #1), "Raising Hope" (6.35 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 2.6, #T5) and "Running Wilde" (3.53 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.5, #11).

The Eye then offered up its usual mix of "NCIS" (18.97 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.9, #2), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (16.06 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.5, #3) and "The Good Wife" (11.80 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.6, #T5).

Next up was ABC (10.27 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.5, #3) with week three of "No Ordinary Family" (7.68 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.3, #8) followed by new episodes of "Dancing With the Stars" (15.69 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.4, #4) and "Detroit 187" (7.43 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.8, #10).

Meanwhile, NBC (6.23 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.4, #4) offered up original installments of "The Biggest Loser" (7.00 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 2.6, #T5) and "Parenthood" (4.69 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 2.0, #9).

And finally, new episodes of "One Tree Hill" (1.94 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.0, #12) and "Life Unexpected" (1.66 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.8, #13) on The CW (1.80 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.9, #5) rounded out the evening.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49): NCIS: Los Angeles (9.40%), Dancing With the Stars (6.30%), NCIS (5.40%), The Good Wife (4.00%), The Biggest Loser (4.00%), Glee (2.20%), Raising Hope (0.00%), Parenthood (0.00%), Detroit 187 (0.00%), One Tree Hill (0.00%), Life Unexpected (-11.10%), No Ordinary Family (-11.50%), Running Wilde (-16.70%).

In late-night metered market ratings, ABC's "Nightline" (3.8/9) took top honors over NBC's "Leno" (2.5/6) and CBS's "Letterman" (2.9/7). Rounding out the night then were "Kimmel" (2.3/7) on ABC "Ferguson" (1.3/5) on CBS and "Fallon" (1.2/4) and "Daly" (0.7/3) on NBC.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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