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[01/10/12 - 08:29 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Bachelor" Hits Series Low as ABC Wins the Night
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for monday, january 9, 2012)

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

ABC (8.08 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.2, #1) edged out the competition on Monday with new episodes of "The Bachelor" (7.24 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.2, #T5) and "Castle" (9.75 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.3, #T2). The former marked its lowest original rating ever.

CBS (7.01 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.1, #2) then took home the silver with its all-repeat lineup of "How I Met Your Mother" (6.52 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.2, #T5), "2 Broke Girls" (7.22 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.4, #1), "Two and a Half Men" (8.33 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.3, #T2), "Mike & Molly" (7.80 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.3, #T2) and "Hawaii Five-0" (6.10 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T8).

Next up was NBC (4.91 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.5, #3) with original installments of "Who's Still Standing?" (6.17 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T8), "Fear Factor" (5.47 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 2.2, #T5) and "Rock Center With Brian Williams" (3.10 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.8, #12).

Meanwhile, FOX (3.27 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #4) offered up repeats of "House" (3.26 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.0, #11) and another "House" (3.28 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.2, #10).

And finally, repeats of "Gossip Girl" (0.74 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.3, #14) and "Hart of Dixie" (0.85 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #13) on The CW (0.79 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) closed out the night. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Gossip Girl" delivered a 0.3 rating while "Dixie" posted a 0.5 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+15.00% - Castle (vs. 12/5/11)
+6.67% - Who's Still Standing?
-8.33% - The Bachelor
-8.33% - Fear Factor
-33.33% - Rock Center With Brian Williams

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+120.00% - Fear Factor (vs. The Cape (Repeat))
+100.00% - Who's Still Standing? (vs. Chuck (Repeat))
+4.55% - Castle
-20.00% - Rock Center With Brian Williams (vs. The Cape (Repeat))
-21.43% - The Bachelor

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," 2.6/6; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.3/6; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 3.1/7; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.5/4.

In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 0.8/3; "Late Show," 0.7/3; "Nightline," 1.0/4; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.6/3.

At 12:35 a.m., "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.3.4 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.2/4). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/3 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.4/3).

At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.7/3 with an encore in metered-market households and a 0.3/2 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 (1/10/11):

ABC (8.67 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.6, #1) was the top draw last night with week two of "The Bachelor" (8.41 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.8, #1) followed by a new "Castle" (9.20 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.2, #4).

CBS (7.69 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.0, #2) then took home the silver despite an all-repeat lineup of "How I Met Your Mother" (7.41 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.4, #T2), "Rules of Engagement" (6.71 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.0, #T5), "Two and a Half Men" (10.18 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.4, #T2), "Mike & Molly" (8.70 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.0, #T5) and "Hawaii Five-0" (6.57 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.5, #9).

Next up was FOX (5.46 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.6, #3) with the return of "Lie to Me" (5.50 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.7, #7) followed by a second "Lie to Me" (5.42 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.6, #8).

Meanwhile, NBC (3.40 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #3) offered up encores of "Chuck" (3.03 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.8, #12), "The Cape" (3.69 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T10) and another "The Cape" (3.49 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T10).

And finally, repeats of "90210" (0.95 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T13) and "Gossip Girl" (0.78 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T13) on The CW (0.86 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5) closed out the evening.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49): The Bachelor (-4.30%), Castle (-8.30%), Lie to Me (-27.30% vs. 11/29/10).

In late-night metered market ratings, ABC's "Nightline" (3.6/7) took top honors over CBS's "Letterman" (2.7/6) and NBC's "Leno" (2.8/6). Rounding out the night then were "Kimmel" (1.7/5) on ABC "Ferguson" (1.4/5) on CBS and "Fallon" (1.4/5) and "Daly" (0.8/3) on NBC.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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