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[11/29/11 - 08:35 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "2 Broke Girls" Powers Repeat Win for CBS
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for monday, november 28, 2011)

Here are the highlights of the 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night:

CBS (8.51 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.7, #1) took home top honors on Monday despite an all-repeat mix of "How I Met Your Mother" (7.99 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.9, #3), "2 Broke Girls" (9.15 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.3, #1), "Two and a Half Men" (9.69 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.1, #2), "Mike & Molly" (8.53 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.7, #4) and "Hawaii Five-0" (7.85 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.1, #9).

FOX (7.26 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.4, #2) then moved up to second place with new episodes of "Terra Nova" (7.19 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 2.2, #8) and "House" (7.33 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 2.6, #T5).

Next up was ABC (5.85 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.7, #3) with repeats of "Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas" (7.67 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.5, #7) and "Shrek the Halls" (7.66 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 2.6, #T5) followed by a new "You Deserve It" (4.36 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.4, #11) and a repeat of "Castle" (5.52 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.3, #12).

Meanwhile, NBC (5.95 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.5, #4) offered up the season finale of "The Sing-Off" (6.43 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.7, #10) and a new "Rock Center With Brian Williams" (4.98 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.2, #13).

And finally, originals of "Gossip Girl" (1.34 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.6, #15) and "Hart of Dixie" (1.87 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.8, #14) on The CW (1.60 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #5) rounded out the night. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Gossip Girl" delivered a 1.2 rating while "Dixie" posted a 1.7 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - Rock Center With Brian Williams
+21.43% - The Sing-Off
+14.29% - Hart of Dixie
+4.76% - Terra Nova
+4.00% - House
-14.29% - Gossip Girl
-33.33% - You Deserve It

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+37.50% - Terra Nova (vs. House (Repeat))
+18.18% - House (vs. Lie to Me)
+7.69% - You Deserve It (vs. Skating With the Stars/CMA Country Christmas)
-12.82% - The Sing-Off (vs. Chuck/The Event)
-20.00% - Hart of Dixie (vs. Gossip Girl)
-25.00% - Rock Center With Brian Williams (vs. Chase)
-40.00% - Gossip Girl (vs. 90210)

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," 3.1/8; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.0/5 with an encore; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 2.9/7; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.5/5.

In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 0.8/4; "Late Show," 0.5/2 with an encore; "Nightline," 0.8/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/2.

At 12:35 a.m., "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.6/5 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.1/4). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/3 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.4/2).

At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.9/4 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.3/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.


Here are the highlights of the 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (11/29/10):

CBS (8.65 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.4, #1) was the network to beat on Monday despite an all-repeat lineup of "How I Met Your Mother" (8.50 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.7, #2), "Rules of Engagement" (7.82 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.4, #3), "Two and a Half Men" (11.25 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.0, #1), "Mike & Molly" (8.90 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.3, #4) and "Hawaii Five-0" (7.71 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.9, #T7).

FOX (5.69 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.9, #2) then claimed the silver with a repeat of "House" (5.08 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T9) followed by a new "Lie to Me" (6.31 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 2.2, #5), which tied its season high in adults 18-49.

Next up was NBC (6.01 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.8, #3) with new episodes of "Chuck" (6.17 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 2.0, #6), "The Event" (5.83 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.9, #T7) and "Chase" (6.03 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T9). Said numbers mark "Chuck's" most-watched episode of the season.

ABC (6.69 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.3, #4) then was out of the hunt with week two of "Skating With the Stars" (6.04 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.2, #12) and the special "CMA Country Christmas" (7.34 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.4, #11).

And finally, new episodes of "90210" (2.02 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T13) and "Gossip Girl" (1.98 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T13) on The CW (2.00 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.0, #5) rounded out the evening.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49): Lie to Me (22.20%), Chuck (17.60%), Chase (14.30%), The Event (11.80%), 90210 (11.10% vs. 11/15/10), Gossip Girl (11.10% vs. 11/15/10), Skating With the Stars (-45.50%).

In late-night metered market ratings, NBC's "Leno" (3.3/8) took top honors ahead of CBS's "Letterman" (2.4/6) and ABC's "Nightline" (3.1/7). Rounding out the night then were "Kimmel" (1.5/5) on ABC "Ferguson" (1.3/5) on CBS and "Fallon" (1.4/5) and "Daly" (0.8/3) on NBC.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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