or


[11/19/11 - 08:56 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Blue Bloods" Extends Win Streak to Three
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for friday, november 18, 2011)

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

CBS (10.12 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.6, #1) was still the network to beat on Friday with new episodes of "A Gifted Man" (8.21 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T7), "CSI: NY" (9.93 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T2) and the night's top draw "Blue Bloods" (12.23 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.0, #1).

Second place then went to ABC (5.15 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T2) with its mix of "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" (4.67 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T9), a second "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" (5.80 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T4) and "20/20" (4.99 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.4, #6).

Sharing the silver was NBC (4.76 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T2) and its combination of "Chuck" (3.20 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.9, #11), "Grimm" (5.41 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T2) and "Dateline NBC" (5.66 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T4).

Meanwhile, FOX (3.16 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #4) offered up its fall finales for "Kitchen Nightmares" (3.45 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T7) and "Fringe" (2.87 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T9).

And finally, new episodes of "Nikita" (1.81 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.6, #13) and "Supernatural" (1.52 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.7, #12) on The CW (1.67 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #5) rounded out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+37.50% - Extreme Makeover: Home Edition - 8:00
+17.65% - Blue Bloods
+8.33% - A Gifted Man
+7.14% - Extreme Makeover: Home Edition - 9:00 (vs. 11/4/11)
+7.14% - Dateline NBC
+6.67% - Grimm
0.00% - 20/20
0.00% - Fringe
0.00% - Chuck
0.00% - Nikita
-5.88% - CSI: NY
-12.50% - Supernatural
-18.75% - Kitchen Nightmares

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+66.67% - Dateline NBC (vs. Harmony)
+57.14% - Fringe (vs. The Good Guys)
+50.00% - Chuck (vs. School Pride)
+33.33% - Grimm (vs. Dateline NBC)
+25.00% - Blue Bloods
+18.18% - Kitchen Nightmares (vs. House (Repeat))
0.00% - Extreme Makeover: Home Edition - 8:00 (vs. Supernanny)
0.00% - CSI: NY
-6.25% - Extreme Makeover: Home Edition - 9:00 (vs. Primetime: What Would You Do?)
-7.14% - A Gifted Man (vs. Medium)
-22.22% - Supernatural
-30.00% - 20/20
-45.45% - Nikita (vs. Smallville)

In late-night metered market ratings (via NBC's press release):

Coming Monday.

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


Here are the highlights of the 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (11/19/10):

ABC (5.31 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.6, #1) dethroned CBS (9.63 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #2) on Friday thanks to new episodes of "Supernanny" (4.13 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T7), "Primetime: What Would You Do?" (4.96 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T2) and "20/20" (6.83 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.0, #1).

The Eye then had to settle for second place with its combination of "Medium" (7.34 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.4, #5), "CSI: NY" (10.24 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T2) and "Blue Bloods" (11.31 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T2).

Next up was The CW (2.31 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.0, #3) with new episodes of "Smallville" (2.60 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T7) and "Supernatural" (2.03 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T10).

Meanwhile, NBC (4.01 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T4) offered up the penultimate week of "School Pride" (2.54 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.6, #13) followed by an abbreviated "Dateline NBC" (5.77 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.2, #6) and the documentary "Harmony" (3.71 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T10).

And finally, a repeat of "House" (3.37 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T7) led into a new "The Good Guys" (2.71 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.7, #12) on FOX (3.04 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T4).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49): 20/20 (25.00%), Supernatural (0.00%), School Pride (0.00%), The Good Guys (0.00%), Medium (0.00%), Blue Bloods (0.00%), CSI: NY (-5.90%), Supernanny (-8.30%), Dateline NBC (-14.30%), Smallville (-15.40%), Primetime: What Would You Do? (-15.80%).

In late-night metered market ratings, ABC's "Nightline" (3.1/7) took top honors over CBS's "Letterman" (2.5/6) and NBC's "Leno" (2.9/7). Rounding out the night then were "Kimmel" (1.5/4) on ABC "Ferguson" (1.3/4) on CBS and "Fallon" (1.5/5) and "Daly" (0.9/3) on NBC.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





  [november 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
[04/27/17 - 08:32 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Empire" Hold Off Demo Competition
The network wins the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[04/26/17 - 11:16 AM]
"Saints & Sinners" Season Finale Reaches 1.3 Million Viewers, Season Two Seen by 7.3 Million
Bounce TV further spins the numbers for Sunday, April 23.

[04/26/17 - 08:13 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Viewers, Demos with "The Voice"
The Peacock also gets a boost from the premiere of new comedy "Great News."

[04/25/17 - 08:21 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "The Voice" Remain on Top in Demos
ABC, "Dancing with the Stars" then are the most-watched overall.

[04/24/17 - 06:05 PM]
TLC Breaks Record Ratings on Sunday Night with Veteran Series and Premiere of Live Television Event
TLC spins the numbers for Sunday, April 23.

[04/24/17 - 04:15 PM]
Freeform's "Famous In Love" Amasses Over 10 Million Total Views During Its Premiere Week as "Pretty Little Liars" Returns at No. 1 Across Target Demos
Freeform further spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 18.

[04/24/17 - 12:35 PM]
"Fargo" Returns Strong with Third Installment Premiere - Premiere Telecast Delivers 3 Million Total Viewers
FX further spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 19.

[04/24/17 - 09:38 AM]
ESPN's & ABC's NBA Playoffs Ratings Up Double-Digits in Second Weekend
ESPN spins the numbers for its NBA postseason coverage to date.

[04/24/17 - 08:28 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Little Big Shots" Top Demo Charts
The Peacock wins the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched network.

[04/23/17 - 08:52 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NHL Playoffs Spark Demo Victory for NBC
The Peacock's primetime coverage leads the night among adults 18-49.

[04/22/17 - 08:34 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Slips Into Top Spot Among Adults 18-49
With CBS in repeats, the Peacock takes home the demo crown.

[04/21/17 - 08:31 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Wins Tight Demo Race
The Eye edges ABC, FOX and NBC by one-tenth of a ratings point among adults 18-49.

[04/20/17 - 08:34 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Survivor" Triumphs Over Mostly Repeat Competition
CBS wins the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[04/19/17 - 08:29 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Continues NBC's Demo Win Streak
The Peacock has won or tied for the top spot every Tuesday in 2017.

[04/18/17 - 11:38 AM]
2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs Total Audience Delivery Averages 726,000 Viewers Through First Five Days, Up 9% vs. 2016
NBC spins the numbers for its NHL postseason coverage to date.