or


[04/03/12 - 09:06 AM]
ABC is Monday's Most-Watched Net for the 3rd Week Running
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, April 2.

[via press release from ABC]

ABC is Monday's Most-Watched Net for the 3rd Week Running

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

Featuring its lineup of Dancing with the Stars and Castle, ABC registered as the Monday's most-watched net for the 3rd week in a row, edging out the preliminary number for CBS with the 2012 NCAA Basketball Men's Championship Game, while topping NBC with The Voice and Smash by 5.9 million viewers and doubling the audience of Fox with the return of Bones and the time-slot premiere of House. In addition, ABC beat out Fox's original drama lineup on the night in Adults 18-49 (+8%).

ABC's Dancing with the Stars was the top draw in its 2-hour time period for the 3rd straight week, beating out NBC's The Voice in head-to-head competition by 5.8 million viewers. Among Adults 18-49, ABC's Dancing outdelivered Fox's combo of Bones and House by 17% in the time period.

· Despite going up against the NCAA Championship Basketball Game, ABC's DWTS held 100% of its Adult 18-34 audience week to week and spiked 25% with Men 18-34.

The night's #1 drama in Total Viewers and Adults 25-54, ABC's Castle stood as the top series in its slot for the 2nd consecutive week on both counts. In fact, ABC's Castle nearly doubled the audience of NBC's Smash (+98%) during the 10 o'clock hour and defeated the NBC drama by 19% in Adults 25-54.

· Gaining for its 3rd straight original broadcast, ABC's Castle generated its most-watched telecast since October - since 10/31/11.

· Castle increased its overall audience year to year, topping its year-ago telecast by 5%.

Quick Take for Monday, April 2, 2012 (Fast Affiliate Live+ Same Day Ratings)

ABC Stands as Monday's Most-Watched Net for the 3rd Straight Week

ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" Leads its Time Slot for the 3rd Week in a Row, Topping NBC's "The Voice" by 5.8 Million Viewers

ABC's "Castle" Ranks as Monday's Top Scripted Program, Beating NBC's "Smash" in Total Viewers and Adults 25-54

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

Featuring its lineup of "Dancing with the Stars" and "Castle," ABC registered as the Monday's most-watched net for the 3rd week in a row (15.0 million), edging out the preliminary number for CBS with the "2012 NCAA Basketball Men's Championship Game" (14.6 million), while topping NBC with "The Voice" and "Smash" by 5.9 million viewers (9.1 million) and doubling the audience of Fox with the return of "Bones" and the time-slot premiere of "House" (7.5 million). In addition, ABC beat out Fox's original drama lineup on the night in Adults 18-49 (+8% - 2.6/7 vs. 2.4/6).

"Dancing with the Stars" (8:00-10:00 p.m.)

ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" was the top draw in its 2-hour time period for the 3rd straight week, beating out NBC's "The Voice" in head-to-head competition by 5.8 million viewers (16.5 million vs. 10.7 million). Among Adults 18-49, ABC's "Dancing" outdelivered Fox's combo of "Bones" and "House" by 17% in the time period (2.8/7 vs. 2.4/6).

· Despite going up against the "2012 NCAA Championship Basketball Game," ABC's "DWTS" held 100% of its Adult 18-34 audience week to week and spiked 25% with Men 18-34.

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

The night's No. 1 drama in Total Viewers and Adults 25-54, ABC's "Castle" stood as the top series in its slot for the 2nd consecutive week on both counts. In fact, ABC's "Castle" nearly doubled the audience of NBC's "Smash" (+98% - 12.1 million vs. 6.1 million) during the 10 o'clock hour and defeated the NBC drama by 19% in Adults 25-54 (3.2/7 vs. 2.7/6).

· Gaining for its 3rd straight original broadcast, ABC's "Castle" generated its most-watched telecast since October - since 10/31/11.

· Castle increased its overall audience year to year, topping its year-ago telecast by 5% (11.5 million on 4/4/11).

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 40% 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), 4/2/12.





  [april 2012]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


· BONES (FOX)
· CASTLE (ABC)
· DANCING WITH THE STARS (ABC)
· HOUSE (FOX)
· SMASH (NBC)
· VOICE, THE (NBC)









most recent ratings | view all posts
[04/23/14 - 02:59 PM]
Discovery Channel's Season Premiere of "Deadliest Catch" Is Highest Rated Premiere in Three Seasons
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 22.

[04/23/14 - 02:51 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "The Voice" Keeps NBC on Top in Demos
Plus: numbers for MTV's "Faking It," Investigation Discovery's "Bad Teachers" and Discovery's "Deadliest Catch."

[04/23/14 - 01:21 PM]
Lifetime's New Docu-Series "True Tori" Captivates 1.2 Million Viewers in Series Premiere
Lifetime spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 22.

[04/23/14 - 01:20 PM]
ABC Airs 7 of the Season's Top 20 Entertainment Series - Most for Any Net
ABC spins the numbers for the season to date.

[04/23/14 - 10:52 AM]
Cartoon Network's "Adventure Time" Seals Monday Night Wins
Cartoon Network spins the numbers for Monday, April 21.

[04/23/14 - 08:47 AM]
NBC Finishes #1 or Tied for #1 Tuesday Night Among the Big 4 Networks for a Record 21st Time This Season in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 22.

[04/23/14 - 08:36 AM]
"Supernatural" Rises, "The Originals" Holds Steady
The CW spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 22.

[04/23/14 - 08:30 AM]
ABC's "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." Is Up from Its Last Original 8pm Telecast in Viewers and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 22.

[04/23/14 - 08:29 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Keeps Demo Crown with "The Voice"
Plus: CBS, despite an all-repeat lineup, takes home the silver in adults 18-49 and remains the most-watched network.

[04/23/14 - 06:05 AM]
"The Boondocks'" Season Premiere Makes Big Splash on Adult Swim
Adult Swim spins the numbers for Monday, April 21.

[04/22/14 - 02:48 PM]
Bravo Media's "Southern Charm" Earns Highest-Rated Episode of the Series with 1.2 Million Total Viewers
Bravo spins the numbers for Monday, April 21.

[04/22/14 - 02:45 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "The Voice," "DWTS" Lead Demos, Total Viewers
Plus: numbers for Food Network's "Rewrapped," Adult Swim's "The Boondocks" and FX's "Archer."

[04/22/14 - 12:30 PM]
Season Premiere of "Signed, Sealed, Delivered, Hallmark Channel's Newest Original Series, Posts 1.6 Household Rating
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Sunday, April 20.

[04/22/14 - 11:56 AM]
Across the Third Week of April, Adult Swim Once Again Ranks #1 in Prime Time Among Adults 18-34
Turner spins the numbers for the week of April 14-20.

[04/22/14 - 11:19 AM]
2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs Up 63% on Cable Through First 5 Days
NBC spins the numbers for its coverage of the NHL playoffs to date this season.