or


[01/10/12 - 08:51 AM]
ABC's "Castle" Scores Double-Digit Increases to Stand as Monday's Top Series
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, January 9.

[via press release from ABC]

ABC's "Castle" Scores Double-Digit Increases to Stand as Monday's Top Series

Some early info on ABC's Monday, ahead of the regular press release.

Featuring The Bachelor and Castle, ABC led the network pack on Monday, beating runner-up CBS by 1.1 million viewers and by 5% in Adults 18-49.

· ABC marked its most-watched Monday since November - since 11/21/11.

ABC's The Bachelor ran a strong #2 against regular competition from 8-10pm with Total Viewers and Adults 18-49, while finishing #1 among all key Women demographics (W18-34/W18-49/W25-54). In addition, The Bachelor beat out its original unscripted competition on NBC (Who's Still Standing?/Fear Factor) during the 2-hour time period, leading by 1.4 million viewers and by 16% in Adults 18-49. The ABC unscripted show qualified as Monday's #1 TV series across the Women demos.

Building on its lead-in, ABC's Castle finished as the #1 regular program during the 10 o'clock hour among Total Viewers and Adults 18-49 to stand as Monday's most-watched TV series overall. In the hour, the ABC drama essentially tripled the delivery of NBC's Rock Center With Brian Williams in viewers (+216%) and young adults (+188%).

· On its first original in 5 weeks (on 12/5/11), Castle jumped by double-digits over its last first-run telecast with Total Viewers (+21%) and Adults 18-49 (+15%).

· Castle rose over its performance on the same night last year by 8% with viewers and by 10% with young adults.

Quick Take for Monday, January 9, 2012 (Fast Affiliate Live + Same Day Ratings)

ABC Beats CBS on Monday by 1.1 Million Viewers and by 5% in Adults 18-49

ABC's "The Bachelor" is No. 1 in its Time Period and Stands as Monday's No. 1 Series Across All Key Women Demos

ABC's "Castle" Finishes as the No. 1 Series at 10pm, Posting Double-Digit Increases Over Its Most-Recent Original in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49

Monday Night (8:00-11:00 p.m.)

Featuring "The Bachelor" and "Castle," ABC led the network pack on Monday, beating runner-up CBS by 1.1 million viewers (8.1 million vs. 7.0 million) and by 5% in Adults 18-49 (2.2/5 vs. 2.1/5).

· ABC marked its most-watched Monday since November - since 11/21/11.

"The Bachelor" (8:00-10:00 p.m.)

ABC's "The Bachelor" ran a strong No. 2 against regular competition from 8:00-10:00 p.m. with Total Viewers and Adults 18-49, while finishing No. 1 among all key Women demographics (W18-34/W18-49/W25-54). In addition, "The Bachelor" beat out its original unscripted competition on NBC ("Who's Still Standing?"/"Fear Factor") during the 2-hour time period, leading by 1.4 million viewers (7.2 million vs. 5.8 million) and by 16% in Adults 18-49 (2.2/5 vs. 1.9/5). The ABC unscripted show was Monday's No. 1 TV series across the Women demos.

"Castle" (10:00-11:00 p.m.)

Building on its lead-in, ABC's "Castle" finished as the No. 1 regular program during the 10 o'clock hour among Total Viewers and Adults 18-49 to stand as Monday's most-watched TV series overall. In the hour, the ABC drama essentially tripled the delivery of NBC's "Rock Center With Brian Williams" in viewers (+216% - 9.8 million vs. 3.1 million) and young adults (+188% - 2.3/6 vs. 0.8/2).

· On its first original in 5 weeks (8.1 million and 2.0/5 on 12/5/11), "Castle" jumped by double-digits over its last first-run telecast with Total Viewers (+21%) and Adults 18-49 (+15%).

· "Castle" rose over its performance on the same night last year by 8% with viewers and by 10% with young adults (9.1 million and 2.1/5 on 1/10/11).

A note about increasing DVR penetration and year-to-year rating comparisons: Year-to-year rating comparisons based on the Live + Same Day data stream are distorted by the level of DVR penetration in the Nielsen sample, which has jumped up to 43% currently, from 38% at the same point in 2011. More viewers are watching shows on their own timetables, which may not be reflected in the overnight next day numbers. The only truly valid year-to-year comparison would be one based on the Live + 7 Day metric, once those stats are released by Nielsen.

Source: The Nielsen Company (Fast Affiliate, Live + Same Day Ratings), 1/9/12.





  [january 2012]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


· BACHELOR, THE (ABC)
· CASTLE (ABC)
· FEAR FACTOR (NBC)
· ROCK CENTER WITH BRIAN WILLIAMS (NBC)
· WHO'S STILL STANDING? (NBC)









most recent ratings | view all posts
[04/18/15 - 08:56 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos for Second Consecutive Week with "Shark Tank"
Plus: The CW's new Friday lineup opens on par with its offerings from a year ago.

[04/18/15 - 08:44 AM]
ABC Dominates Friday with the Top 3 Shows for the 2nd Straight Week
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, April 17.

[04/18/15 - 08:43 AM]
"Grimm" Ties for #2 in Its Time Period in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, April 17.

[04/17/15 - 09:01 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: ABC's "Secrets and Lies" Spikes 62% to Move Ahead of NBC's "A.D." in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for Sunday, April 12.

[04/17/15 - 08:55 AM]
"Dateline" Delivers NBC's Top Total-Viewer Result in the Thursday 10 P.M. Hour in 11 Weeks
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 16.

[04/17/15 - 08:37 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Bang Theory" Keeps CBS on Top
The Eye once again leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[04/17/15 - 08:33 AM]
ABC's "Scandal" Returns Up and Wins Its Hour Among Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 16.

[04/16/15 - 11:13 AM]
"Mann & Wife" Viewership Grows in Week Two, Second Episode Becomes Most-Watched Original in Bounce TV's History
Bounce TV spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 14.

[04/16/15 - 10:45 AM]
"The Tonight Show" and "Late Night" Dominate ABC, CBS Competition for Week of April 6-10
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of April 6-10.

[04/16/15 - 08:39 AM]
Repeat of "Law & Order: SVU" Matches the Show's Highest Rating This Season for a Regular-Slot Rebroadcast
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 15.

[04/16/15 - 08:36 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Demos with "Survivor"
The Eye leads both categories for the second week in a row.

[04/16/15 - 08:29 AM]
"Nashville" Builds Week to Week in Adults 18-49 and Scores Big Live + 3 Day Gains
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 15.

[04/15/15 - 01:48 PM]
"Bering Sea Gold" #1 on Friday Among Men and Persons and Hits Season High Ratings Among Teen Viewers
Discovery spins the numbers for Friday, April 10.

[04/15/15 - 11:26 AM]
Turner Broadcasting Claims Three of Basic Cable's Top 10 Networks in Primetime and Total Day Delivery of Adults 18-49 in Q1 2015
Turner further spins the numbers for the first quarter of 2015.

[04/15/15 - 09:57 AM]
"Conan in Cuba" Drums Up Big Audience, Reaching 3.7 Million Viewers Across Multiple Platforms
TBS further spins the late-night numbers for Thursday, March 5.