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[07/24/12 - 09:44 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Bachelor Pad" No Match for "Hell's Kitchen," "MasterChef"
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for monday, july 23, 2012)

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

FOX (6.39 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.6, #1) was the top draw on Monday thanks to originals from "Hell's Kitchen" (6.33 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.6, #2) and "MasterChef" (6.45 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.7, #1).

The silver then went to NBC (4.63 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.7, #2) with a repeat of "Fear Factor" (4.06 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T7) followed by two-hour season finale of "American Ninja Warrior" (4.91 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.0, #3).

Next up was ABC (3.88 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #3) with the season premiere of "Bachelor Pad" (4.68 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T5) alongside a new "The Glass House" (2.28 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.8, #11).

Meanwhile, CBS (5.14 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.3, #4) offered up its all-repeat lineup of "How I Met Your Mother" (4.12 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T9), "2 Broke Girls" (4.61 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T7), "Two and a Half Men" (5.76 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.6, #4), "Mike & Molly" (5.25 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T5) and "Hawaii Five-0" (5.57 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T9).

And finally, repeats of "90210" (0.69 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #12) and "Remodeled" (0.48 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #13) on The CW (0.59 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) rounded out the night. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), 90210" delivered a 0.4 rating while "Remodeled" posted a 0.3 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+17.65% - American Ninja Warrior
+3.85% - MasterChef
0.00% - Hell's Kitchen
-20.00% - The Glass House

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+135.29% - American Ninja Warrior (vs. NBC News Special/It's Worth What? (Repeat)/Harry's Law (Repeat))
+63.64% - MasterChef (vs. FOX News Special/MasterChef)
+4.00% - Hell's Kitchen
-40.43% - Bachelor Pad (vs. The Bachelorette/ABC News Special)
-61.90% - The Glass House (vs. The Bachelorette/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," 2.4/6; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.1/5; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 2.7/6; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.4/4.

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

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" (1.1/4). 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 0.7/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.3/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.


Here are the highlights of the 19 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (7/25/11):

[EDITOR'S NOTE: Due to the live Presidential Press Conference, Fast Nationals for FOX, ABC, CBS, and NBC are approximate.]

ABC (7.56 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.2, #1) was the network to beat on Monday with its mix of the opening hour to "The Bachelorette" (7.88 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.3, #4), the "ABC News Special" (8.42 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.4, #T2), the concluding hour to "The Bachelorette" (7.82 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.4, #T2) and the season finale of "Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition" (5.54 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.8, #6).

FOX (4.82 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.1, #2) then finished a close second with a new "Hell's Kitchen" (5.79 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.5, #1) followed by its "FOX News Special" (4.36 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.9, #5) and an encore of "Masterchef" (joined-in-progress; 3.35 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 1.4, #7).

Next up was CBS (4.61 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #3) and its combination of "How I Met Your Mother" (4.06 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T12), "Mike & Molly" (4.27 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T12), "CBS News Special" (4.94 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.2, #11), "Two and a Half Men" (5.17 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T8), another "Mike & Molly" (4.81 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T12) and "Hawaii Five-0" (4.43 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.0, #15).

Meanwhile, NBC (4.38 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #4) was out of the hunt with its lineup of "America's Got Talent" (5.43 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T8), "NBC News Special" (5.19 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T8), "It's Worth What?" (joined-in-progress; 2.83 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T16) and "Harry's Law" (3.69 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T16).

And finally, repeats of "Gossip Girl" (0.64 million viewers, #18; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T18) and "One Tree Hill" (0.49 million viewers, #19; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T18) on The CW (0.57 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) rounded out the evening.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49): Not applicable due to the Presidential Press Conference.

In late-night metered market ratings (via NBC's press release):

ABC and CBS late-night programs were delayed by primetime news coverage. Accurate overnight ratings are not currently available for those programs.

In Nielsen's 56 metered markets, household results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 2.6/6; "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon," 1.1/4; and "Last Call with Carson Daly," 0.7/3 with an encore telecast.

In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 0.8/4; "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon," 0.4/2; "Last Call with Carson Daly," 0.3/2 with an encore.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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