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[12/03/11 - 09:34 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: Originals Help CBS Edge College Football on FOX
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for friday, december 2, 2011)

Here are the highlights of the 11 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night:

CBS (9.57 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.4, #1) was the network to beat on Friday thanks to the fall finales of "A Gifted Man" (8.00 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #6), "CSI: NY" (9.73 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.4, #2) and "Blue Bloods" (10.97 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.6, #1).

FOX (4.31 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.3, #2) then claimed the silver with its coverage of "College Football: Pac-12 Championship Game" (4.31 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T3).

Next up was ABC (4.67 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #3) with fresh installments of "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" (4.62 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.1, #7), another "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" (4.85 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T3) and mainstay "20/20" (4.54 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T3).

Meanwhile, NBC (2.82 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4) offered up the original movie "Game of Your Life" (2.20 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.6, #10) followed by a new "Dateline NBC" (4.06 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.0, #8).

And finally, the fall finales of "Nikita" (1.69 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.5, #11) and "Supernatural" (1.85 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.7, #9) on The CW (1.77 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.6, #5) rounded out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+8.33% - 20/20
0.00% - Extreme Makeover: Home Edition - 8:00 (vs. 11/18/11)
0.00% - Supernatural (vs. 11/18/11)
-7.69% - A Gifted Man (vs. 11/18/11)
-12.50% - CSI: NY (vs. 11/18/11)
-13.33% - Extreme Makeover: Home Edition - 9:00 (vs. 11/18/11)
-16.67% - Nikita (vs. 11/18/11)
-20.00% - Blue Bloods (vs. 11/18/11)
-33.33% - Dateline NBC (vs. 11/18/11)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+42.86% - Dateline NBC
0.00% - Extreme Makeover: Home Edition - 8:00 (vs. Supernanny)
-5.88% - Blue Bloods
-7.14% - Extreme Makeover: Home Edition - 9:00 (vs. Primetime: What Would You Do?)
-14.29% - A Gifted Man (vs. Medium)
-17.65% - CSI: NY
-30.00% - Supernatural
-31.58% - 20/20
-54.55% - 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," 3.0/7; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.6/6 with an encore; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 3.2/7; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.5/4 with an encore.

In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 1.0/4; "Late Show," 0.7/3 with an encore; "Nightline," 0.9/4; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/3 with an encore.

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" (1.4/4). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.7/4 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.5/2).

At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 1.0/4 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.4/3 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 (12/3/10):

CBS (9.46 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.6, #1) slipped by ABC (5.26 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #2) on Friday thanks to new episodes of "Medium" (6.83 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T4), "CSI: NY" (10.19 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T2) and "Blue Bloods" (11.36 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T2).

The Alphabet then offered up its mix of "Supernanny" (4.20 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T6), "Primetime: What Would You Do?" (4.81 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T4) and "20/20" (6.78 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.9, #1).

Next up was The CW (2.46 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #3) with fresh installments of "Smallville" (2.79 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T6) and "Supernatural" (2.13 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T8).

Meanwhile, NBC (4.03 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4) offered up its "Family Movie Night" presentation of "A Walk In My Shoes" (4.49 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T8) followed by an abbreviated "Dateline NBC" (3.12 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T10).

And finally, a repeat of "The Good Guys" (1.99 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T10) led into a new "The Good Guys" (2.45 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T10) on FOX (2.22 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49): 20/20 (72.70%), Supernatural (11.10% vs. 11/19/10), CSI: NY (6.30% vs. 11/19/10), Blue Bloods (6.30% vs. 11/19/10), Smallville (0.00% vs. 11/19/10), The Good Guys (0.00% vs. 11/19/10), Medium (0.00% vs. 11/19/10), Supernanny (0.00% vs. 11/19/10), Primetime: What Would You Do? (-12.50% vs. 11/19/10), Dateline NBC (-41.70% vs. 11/19/10).

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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