or


[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





  [october 2011]  
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
[06/21/18 - 08:24 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, Gordon Ramsay Lead Demo Race
The network wins the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[06/20/18 - 09:55 AM]
Freeform's "Marvel's Cloak & Dagger" Spikes to a New Series High on Its 3rd Telecast in Women 18-34
Freeform further spins the numbers for Thursday, June 14.

[06/20/18 - 08:14 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Got Talent" Cruise to Victory
The Peacock easily wins the night among adults 18-49 and total viewers.

[06/19/18 - 03:06 PM]
The 2018 "MTV Movie & TV Awards" Scores Double Digit Increase with 3.371 Million Total Viewers
MTV spins the numbers for Monday, June 18.

[06/19/18 - 01:41 PM]
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries' First Annual "Summer of Mystery" Kicks Off on a High Note
Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the weeks of May 28-June 17.

[06/19/18 - 09:14 AM]
FOX Sports' Presentation of 2018 U.S. Open Championship Is Most-Watched U.S. Open Since 2015
FOX Sports spins the numbers for its coverage to date.

[06/19/18 - 08:12 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "The Bachelorette" Hold Off Competition
The Alphabet takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/18/18 - 08:20 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Holds Onto Top Spots with Game Show Lineup
The Alphabet wins the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/17/18 - 08:42 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: "Jurassic Park" Tops Adults 18-49 for NBC
The Peacock's telecast of the 1993 film leads the night in demos.

[06/16/18 - 08:28 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Shares Demo Crown with NBC
Said duo edges a low key evening among adults 18-49.

[06/15/18 - 02:26 PM]
E!'s "Total Bellas" Hits Series High in All Key Demos Pulling in Over 1 Million Total Viewers Pacing Toward Its Biggest Season Yet
E! further spins the numbers for Sunday, June 10.

[06/15/18 - 08:23 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers with Repeat Lineup
The Eye also shares the adults 18-49 with ABC and FOX.

[06/14/18 - 08:15 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Edges NBC in Tight Demo Race
The premiere of "Gordon Ramsay's 24 Hours to Hell & Back" sparks FOX to the top spot among adults 18-49.

[06/13/18 - 04:24 PM]
Paramount Network's "American Woman" Scores Cable's Highest Rated Half-Hour Scripted Series Premiere Since January
Paramount Network further spins the numbers for Thursday, June 7.

[06/13/18 - 08:13 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Dominates Competition with "America's Got Talent"
The Peacock cruises to victory among total viewers and adults 18-49.