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[07/17/12 - 08:45 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Hell's Kitchen," "MasterChef" Triumph for FOX
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for monday, july 16, 2012)

Here are the highlights of the 15 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night:

FOX (6.27 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.6, #1) was the network to beat on Monday with solid efforts from "Hell's Kitchen" (6.23 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.6, #T1) and "MasterChef" (6.31 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.6, #T1).

ABC (5.65 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.8, #2) then claimed a distant second place with originals from "The Bachelorette" (7.08 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.2, #3) and "The Glass House" (2.78 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.0, #11).

Next up was NBC (3.76 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.4, #3) and its mix of "Fear Factor" (4.21 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.5, #5), "American Ninja Warrior" (4.46 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.7, #4) and "Grimm" (2.63 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.8, #12).

Meanwhile, CBS (4.87 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #4) offered up its repeat lineup of "How I Met Your Mother" (4.07 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T9), "2 Broke Girls" (4.18 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T6), "Two and a Half Men" (5.02 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T6), "Mike & Molly" (4.67 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T6) and "Hawaii Five-0" (5.64 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T9).

And finally, The CW (0.71 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) rounded out the night with its special "The Batmobile" (1.15 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T13), an encore of "The Batmobile" (0.93 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T13) and a repeat of "Remodeled" (0.38 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.2, #15). In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Batmobile" delivered a 0.4 rating with a 0.3 rating from its encore while "Remodeled" posted a 0.1 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+21.43% - American Ninja Warrior
+15.38% - Fear Factor
+8.33% - MasterChef
+8.33% - Hell's Kitchen
-9.09% - The Glass House
-12.00% - The Bachelorette

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+112.50% - American Ninja Warrior (vs. Law & Order: Criminal Intent)
+100.00% - The Batmobile (vs. Gossip Girl (Repeat))
+15.38% - Fear Factor (vs. America's Got Talent (Repeat))
+13.04% - MasterChef
+4.00% - Hell's Kitchen
0.00% - The Bachelorette
-50.00% - 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," 2.6/6; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.1/5; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 2.7/6; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.3/4.

In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 0.8/4; "Late Show," 0.4/2; "Nightline," 0.9/4; 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). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/3 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.2/1).

At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.7/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.3/3 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 (7/18/11):

FOX (5.66 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.4, #1) was sparked to the top spot on Monday thanks to the return of "Hell's Kitchen" (5.76 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.5, #1) and a new "Masterchef" (5.55 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.3, #2).

ABC (7.11 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.2, #2) then had to settle for second place with fresh installments of "The Bachelorette" (7.73 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.2, #3) and "Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition" (5.87 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.0, #4).

Next up was CBS (5.10 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.3, #3) with encores of "How I Met Your Mother" (4.21 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T8), "Mike & Molly" (4.34 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T8), "Two and a Half Men" (5.89 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.6, #5), another "Mike & Molly" (5.48 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.4, #6) and "Hawaii Five-0" (5.35 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T8).

Meanwhile, NBC (4.80 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #4) offered up its mix of "America's Got Talent" (5.79 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.3, #7),"Law & Order: Criminal Intent" (4.34 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T11) and "Harry's Law" (4.27 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T11).

And finally, repeats of "Gossip Girl" (0.70 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T13) and "One Tree Hill" (0.62 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T13) on The CW (0.66 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) rounded out the evening.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49): Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition (5.3%), Masterchef (4.5%), Law & Order: Criminal Intent (0.0%), The Bachelorette (-12.0%).

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," 2.7/7; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.1/5; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 2.9/7; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.2/4.

In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 0.7/3; "Late Show," 0.7/3; "Nightline," 1.0/4; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/3.

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" (1.0/4). 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 0.7/3 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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