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[06/23/12 - 11:49 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Dateline NBC" Wins Newsmagazine Race But ABC Tops the Night in 18-49
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for friday, june 22, 2012)

Here are the highlights of the 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night:

ABC (4.76 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #1) edged out the demo crown on Friday with a repeat of "Shark Tank" (4.54 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.1, #3) and a special two-hour "20/20" (4.88 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #2).

NBC (4.44 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #2) then claimed the silver with repeats of "Whitney" (2.54 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.5, #9) and "Community" (1.83 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T10) plus a two-hour "Dateline NBC" (5.57 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #1).

Next up was CBS (4.83 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T3) and its all-repeat lineup of "Undercover Boss" (4.82 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4), "CSI: NY" (4.36 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.6, #8) and "Blue Bloods" (5.31 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T5).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.23 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T3) shared the bronze with its fellow repeat mix of "House" (1.99 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T5) and "Bones" (2.49 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T5).

And finally, repeats of "Nikita" (1.27 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #12) and "Supernatural" (1.36 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T10) on The CW (1.31 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) closed out the evening.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+6.38% - Dateline NBC
-14.29% - 20/20 (vs. 6/8/12)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - 20/20 (vs. Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution/20/20)
-3.85% - Dateline NBC

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," 2.8/7; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.1/5 with an encore; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 3.3/8; 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," 0.9/4; "Late Show," 0.6/3 with an encore; "Nightline," 1.0/4; 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) beat CBS's "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) 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 with an encore and a 0.3/2 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 (6/24/11):

NBC (4.59 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #1) maintained the adults 18-49 crown on Friday with new episodes of "Friday Night Lights" (2.97 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T5) and "Dateline NBC" (5.40 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.3, #1).

CBS (5.71 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T3) likewise was still the most-watched network with repeats of "Flashpoint" (5.30 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T5), "CSI: NY" (5.91 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4) and "Blue Bloods" (5.92 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T5).

Next up was ABC (3.47 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #2) with a repeat of "Shark Tank" (3.86 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T2) followed by the departing "Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution" (2.58 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T5) and a new "20/20" (3.98 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T2).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.59 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T3) offered up repeats of "Bones" (2.87 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T5) and "House" (2.31 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T5).

And finally, repeats of "Smallville" (1.41 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #12) and "Supernatural" (1.49 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.5, #11) on The CW (1.45 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #5) rounded out the evening.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49): 20/20 (11.10%), Friday Night Lights (0.00%), Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution (0.00%), Dateline NBC (-13.30%).

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," 2.8/7; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.2/5 with an encore; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 2.8/6; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.2/3 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; "Late Show," 0.6/3 with an encore; "Nightline," 0.8/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/2 with an encore.

At 12:35 a.m., "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.5/5 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.1/3 with an encore). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.6/4 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.3/2 with an encore).

At 1:35 a.m., Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 1.0/4 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.5/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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