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[11/12/11 - 10:56 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Wins Tight Race on Veterans Day
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for friday, november 11, 2011)

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

CBS (9.86 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #1) won the tight demo race on Veterans Day with its mix of "A Gifted Man" (8.25 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #7), "CSI: NY" (10.16 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T1) and "Blue Bloods" (11.18 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T1).

FOX (3.49 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.4, #2) then claimed the silver with new episodes of "Kitchen Nightmares" (3.92 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.6, #3) and "Fringe" (3.07 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T8).

Next up was NBC (4.42 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.3, #3) with week three of "Chuck" (3.17 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.9, #10), "Grimm" (5.19 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.5, #4) and "Dateline NBC" (4.90 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T5).

Meanwhile, ABC (5.22 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #4) offered up new episodes of "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" (4.21 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T11), "20/20" (5.58 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T8) and a second hour of "20/20" (5.87 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T5).

And finally, new episodes of "Nikita" (1.90 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.6, #13) and "Supernatural" (1.79 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T11) closed out the evening for The CW (1.85 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+27.27% - 20/20
+16.67% - Dateline NBC
+14.29% - Supernatural
+12.50% - Chuck
6.67% - Kitchen Nightmares
6.25% - CSI: NY
0.00% - A Gifted Man
0.00% - Nikita
-15.38% - Fringe
-16.67% - Grimm
-19.05% - Blue Bloods
-33.33% - Extreme Makeover: Home Edition

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+60.00% - Kitchen Nightmares (vs. House (Repeat))
+57.14% - Fringe (vs. The Good Guys)
+50.00% - Chuck (vs. School Pride)
+7.14% - Grimm (vs. Dateline NBC)
+6.25% - Blue Bloods
0.00% - Dateline NBC
0.00% - CSI: NY
-11.11% - Supernatural
-12.50% - 20/20 - 10:00
-14.29% - A Gifted Man (vs. Medium)
-33.33% - Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (vs. Supernanny)
-42.11% - 20/20 - 9:00 (vs. Primetime: What Would You Do?)
-53.85% - Nikita (vs. Smallville)

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," 2.7/7; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.7/7; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 3.0/7; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.6/5 with an encore.

In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: �The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,� 0.9/4; "Late Show," 0.6/3; "Nightline," 1.1/5; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.7/4 with an encore.

At 12:35 a.m., "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.7/5 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.4/5). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.7/4 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.4/2).

At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 1.1/4 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.5/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

[NOTE: Today's numbers are courtesy of TVMediaInsights.com due to delays from our usual sources.]


Here are the highlights of the 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (11/12/10):

CBS (9.14 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.6, #1) maintained top honors on Friday thanks to new episodes of "Medium" (6.92 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T5), "CSI: NY" (9.97 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.7, #2) and "Blue Bloods" (10.52 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T3).

ABC (5.63 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #2) was a close second with its mix of "Supernanny" (5.18 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.2, #8), "Primetime: What Would You Do?" (6.29 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.9, #1) and "20/20" (5.42 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T3).

Next up was NBC (4.70 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #3) with a new "School Pride" (2.40 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.6, #12) and another two-hour "Dateline NBC" (5.85 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T5).

Meanwhile, The CW (2.48 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.1, #4) offered up new episodes of "Smallville" (2.89 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.3, #7) and "Supernatural" (2.08 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.9, #10).

And finally, a repeat of "House" (3.30 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.0, #9) led into a new "The Good Guys" (2.39 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.7, #11) on FOX (2.84 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49): Smallville (18.20%), Primetime: What Would You Do? (11.80%), Dateline NBC (7.70%), School Pride (0.00%), Supernanny (0.00%), 20/20 (0.00%), Blue Bloods (-5.90%), Medium (-6.70%), The Good Guys (-12.50%), CSI: NY (-15.00%), Supernatural (-18.20%).

In late-night metered market ratings, CBS's "Letterman" (3.0/7) took top honors over ABC's "Nightline" (2.8/7) and NBC's "Leno" (2.9/7). Rounding out the night then were "Kimmel" (1.5/4) on ABC "Ferguson" (1.4/5) on CBS and "Fallon" (1.5/5) and "Daly" (0.9/4) on NBC.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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