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[06/02/12 - 08:40 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: Newsmagazines Put ABC, NBC in Tight Demo Race
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for friday, june 1, 2012)

Here are the highlights of the 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night:

ABC (4.37 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.3, #1) edged out a demo victory on the first night of June thanks to repeats of "Shark Tank" (4.77 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T3), "Primetime: What Would You Do?" (3.69 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T3) and a new "20/20" (4.66 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.5, #1).

NBC (4.75 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #2) then claimed a competitive second place with its mix of "Best Friends Forever" (2.39 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T9), another "Best Friends Forever" (2.04 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T9) and a two-hour "Dateline NBC" (6.02 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.4, #2).

Next up was CBS (5.16 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.8, #3) with repeats of "Undercover Boss" (5.02 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #5), "CSI: NY" (5.05 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T7) and "Blue Bloods" (5.41 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T9).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.41 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4) likewise offered up second runs of "House" (2.26 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T7) and "Bones" (2.58 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.8, #6).

And finally, an encore of "Breaking Pointe" (0.85 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #12) and a repeat of "Supernatural" (0.84 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #13) on The CW (0.84 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5) closed out the evening.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+27.27% - Dateline NBC (vs. 5/18/12)
+25.00% - 20/20 (vs. 5/18/12)
-25.00% - Best Friends Forever (vs. 4/25/12)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+36.36% - 20/20
+16.67% - Dateline NBC
-25.00% - Best Friends Forever (vs. Friday Night Lights)

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 with an encore telecast; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.1/5 with an encore; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 2.9/7; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.4/4 with an encore.

In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 0.9/4 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.5/2 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" (1.4/4 in metered-market households with an encore) beat CBS's first-run "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.1/3). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/3 in 18-49 with an encore) topped "Late Late Show" (0.3/2).

At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.8/3 in metered-market households and a 0.2/2 in adults 18-49 with an encore 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 (6/3/11):

NBC (4.46 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #1) led the lackluster demo charge on Friday thanks to new episodes of "Friday Night Lights" (2.89 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T8) and "Dateline NBC" (5.25 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #1).

CBS (6.60 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T2) then was the most-watched network with a new "Flashpoint" (6.72 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T2) followed by repeats of "CSI: NY" (6.62 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T4) and "Blue Bloods" (6.45 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T4).

Next up was ABC (3.39 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T2) with a repeat of "Shark Tank" (3.89 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T4) followed by the return of "Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution" (2.40 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T8) and a new "20/20" (3.90 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T2).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.70 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #4) debuted its Friday repeat lineup of "Bones" (3.01 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.9, #7) and "Lie to Me" (2.39 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T8).

And finally, repeats of "Smallville" (1.11 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #12) and "Supernatural" (1.29 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.5, #11) on The CW (1.20 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5) rounded out the evening.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49): Flashpoint (22.20% vs. 5/20/11), Dateline NBC (20.00%), 20/20 (10.00%), Friday Night Lights (0.00%), Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution (-27.30% vs. 4/19/11).

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," 2.7/6 with an encore telecast; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.2/5 with an encore ; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 2.9/7; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.3/4 with an encore.

In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 0.9/4 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.5/2 with an encore; "Nightline," 0.8/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/3 with an encore.

At 12:35 a.m., "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.4/4 in metered-market households with an encore) beat CBS's first-run "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 with an encore) topped "Late Late Show" (0.3/2).

At 1:35 a.m., Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.9/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.3/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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