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[07/10/12 - 08:43 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Hell's Kitchen," "MasterChef" Put FOX in Front
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

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

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

FOX (5.85 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.4, #1) was back in front on Monday thanks to new episodes of "Hell's Kitchen" (5.90 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.4, #T2) and "MasterChef" (5.80 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.4, #T2).

ABC (6.45 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.0, #2) then took home the silver with originals from "The Bachelorette" (8.01 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.5, #1) and "The Glass House" (3.33 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T10).

Next up was CBS (4.91 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #3) and its all-repeat lineup of "How I Met Your Mother" (4.02 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T8), "2 Broke Girls" (4.44 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T5), "Two and a Half Men" (5.02 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T5), "Mike & Molly" (4.73 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T8) and "Hawaii Five-0" (5.63 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T10).

Meanwhile, NBC (3.36 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #4) was out of the hunt with the return of "Fear Factor" (3.99 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T5), a new "American Ninja Warrior" (3.90 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.4, #4) and a repeat of "Grimm" (2.19 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.7, #12).

And finally, encores of "Breaking Pointe" (0.59 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T13) and "Remodeled" (0.42 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T13) on The CW (0.51 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) closed out the evening. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Pointe" delivered a 0.2 rating while "Remodeled" posted a 0.3 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+4.35% - MasterChef
0.00% - The Bachelorette
0.00% - Hell's Kitchen
-8.33% - The Glass House
-13.33% - Fear Factor (vs. 2/12/12)
-30.00% - American Ninja Warrior (vs. 6/25/12)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+100.00% - Hell's Kitchen (vs. MasterChef (Repeat))
+75.00% - American Ninja Warrior (vs. Law & Order: Criminal Intent)
+9.09% - MasterChef
0.00% - The Bachelorette
-13.33% - Fear Factor (vs. America's Got Talent (Repeat))
-42.11% - The Glass House (vs. Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition)

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," 2.5/6; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.1/5; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 2.9/7; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.4/4.

In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 0.6/3; "Late Show," 0.6/3; "Nightline," 0.8/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/3.

At 12:35 a.m., "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.2/4 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.0/3 with an encore). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.4/2 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 0.7/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.2/2 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 (7/11/11):

ABC (7.14 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.3, #1) remained on top on Monday with new episodes of "The Bachelorette" (7.98 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.5, #1) and "Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition" (5.45 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.9, #3).

FOX (3.99 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.7, #2) then claimed the silver with an encore of "Masterchef" (3.00 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T7) followed by a new "Masterchef" (4.99 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.2, #2).

Next up was CBS (4.85 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #3) with repeats of "How I Met Your Mother" (3.90 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T7), "Mike & Molly" (4.36 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T7), "Two and a Half Men" (5.74 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T4), another "Mike & Molly" (5.41 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.3, #6) and "Hawaii Five-0" (4.84 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T10).

Meanwhile, NBC (4.93 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #4) offered up its mix of "America's Got Talent" (6.20 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T4), "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" (3.97 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.8, #12) and the departing "Law & Order: LA" (4.64 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T10).

And finally, repeats of "90210" (0.77 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #13) and "Gossip Girl" (0.53 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.2, #14) on The CW (0.65 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) rounded out the evening.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49): Masterchef (10.00% vs. 6/27/11), The Bachelorette (0.00% vs. 6/27/11), Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition (-17.40% vs. 6/27/11), Law & Order: Criminal Intent (-20.00% vs. 6/27/11), Law & Order: LA (-33.30% vs. 6/27/11).

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," 2.8/7; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.4//6; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 2.9/6; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.1/3 with an encore.

In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 0.8/4; "Late Show," 0.8/3; "Nightline," 1.0/4; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/2 with an encore.

At 12:35 a.m., "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.4/5 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" (0.4/2).

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.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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