or


[09/19/12 - 08:38 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Rises Week-to-Week as NBC Tops the Night
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for tuesday, september 18, 2012)

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

NBC (8.71 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.1, #1) was the top draw on Tuesday thanks to week two of its lineup of "The Voice" (13.31 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 4.5, #1), "Go On" (9.33 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.3, #2), "The New Normal" (6.20 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 2.2, #3) and "Parenthood" (5.04 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.8, #4).

FOX (4.63 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.6, #2) then claimed a distant silver with the two-hour season finale of "So You Think You Can Dance" (4.63 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T5).

Next up was CBS (8.77 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #3) and its all-repeat lineup of "NCIS" (10.18 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T5), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (8.43 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T8) and another "NCIS: Los Angeles" (7.70 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T8).

Meanwhile, ABC (6.28 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.4, #4) offered up repeats of "The Middle" (4.18 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T10) and "Last Man Standing" (3.85 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T10) plus the new two-hour special "20/20: Best in TV: The Greatest Shows of Our Time" (7.41 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T5).

And finally, repeats of "Hart of Dixie" (0.68 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #12) and "The Next" (0.59 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #13) on The CW (0.63 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) closed out the night. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Dixie" delivered a 0.5 rating while "The Next" posted a 0.3 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
15.38% - The Voice
6.67% - So You Think You Can Dance
-2.94% - Go On
-5.26% - Parenthood
-12.00% - The New Normal

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+95.65% - The Voice (vs. The Biggest Loser 12)
+43.48% - Go On (vs. The Biggest Loser 12)
-4.35% - The New Normal (vs. The Biggest Loser 12)
-14.29% - Parenthood
-37.25% - 20/20: Best in TV: The Greatest Shows of Our Time (vs. Dancing With the Stars/Body of Proof)
-58.97% - So You Think You Can Dance (vs. Glee/New Girl/Raising Hope)

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," 2.3/6; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 4.0/10; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 3.1/8; 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," 0.7/3; "Late Show," 1.1/6; "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) trailed CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.9/7). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/3 in 18-49) trailed "Late Late Show" (0.6/4).

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.8/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.3/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.


Here are the highlights of the 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (9/20/11):

FOX (8.69 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.9, #1) was the network to beat on the first Tuesday of the new season. The network offered up the return of "Glee" (8.91 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 3.8, #3) alongside the launch of "New Girl" (10.08 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 4.7, #1) and the season opener to "Raising Hope" (6.87 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 3.1, #5). "New Girl" is FOX's highest-rated fall sitcom debut in 10 years, since "The Bernie Mac Show" on 11/14/01.

CBS (16.74 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.6, #2) however was the most-watched network with its combination of "NCIS" (19.55 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 4.2, #2), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (16.69 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.6, #4) and "Unforgettable" (13.98 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.9, #6).

Next up was ABC (11.65 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.4, #3) with its mix of "Dancing With the Stars: Meet the Cast" (10.74 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.0, #11), "Dancing With the Stars" (14.54 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.8, #7) and the return of "Body of Proof" (9.65 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 2.3, #T8).

Meanwhile, NBC (5.84 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.2, #4) offered up the season premiere to "The Biggest Loser 12" (6.13 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 2.3, #T8) plus a new "Parenthood" (5.26 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 2.1, #10).

And finally, week two of "90210" (1.56 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.7, #13) and "Ringer" (1.96 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.9, #12) on The CW (1.76 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.8, #5) rounded out the night. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "90210" delivered a 1.0 rating while "Ringer" posted a 1.3 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
-8.70% - Parenthood
-12.50% - 90210
-25.00% - Ringer

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+51.61% - New Girl (vs. Raising Hope)
+28.57% - Ringer (vs. Life Unexpected)
+24.00% - Raising Hope (vs. Running Wilde)
+7.69% - NCIS
+5.88% - NCIS: Los Angeles
-3.33% - Unforgettable (vs. NCIS: Los Angeles (S))
-8.00% - Body of Proof (vs. Detroit 187)
-16.00% - Parenthood
-20.69% - The Biggest Loser 12
-22.22% - 90210 (vs. One Tree Hill)
-23.08% - Dancing With the Stars: Meet the Cast (vs. Dancing With the Stars (S))
-30.91% - Glee
-34.88% - Dancing With the Stars

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," 2.6/7; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.8/7; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 3.3/8; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.7/5.

In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 0.8/4; "Late Show," 0.8/4; "Nightline," 1.0/4; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.6/3.

At 12:35 a.m., "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.4/5 in metered-market households) tied CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.4/5). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.6/4 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.5/3).

At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.8/3 in metered-market households and a 0.3/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





  [september 2012]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
      


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[07/24/14 - 08:39 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Got Talent" Puts NBC Back on Top
The Peacock's summer franchise expands originals to Wednesdays with a victory in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/24/14 - 07:47 AM]
CMT's Highest-Rated Series "Party Down South" Earns Its Highest-Rated Episode Ever, Up Double Digits
CMT spins the numbers for Thursday, July 17.

[07/23/14 - 09:10 AM]
"Daryl's Restoration Over-Hall" Series Premiere Rocks DIY Network's Ratings
DIY Network spins the numbers for Saturday, July 19.

[07/23/14 - 08:28 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "America's Got Talent" Dominates the Competition
NBC wins the night among adults 18-49, more than doubling second place ABC.

[07/23/14 - 08:20 AM]
NBC Wins the Night in the 18-49 Demo More Than Doubling the Nearest Competitor
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 22.

[07/22/14 - 01:47 PM]
HGTV Still Tops on Sundays - "Flipping the Block" One of HGTV's "Best Series Premieres Ever"
HGTV spins the numbers for Sunday, July 20.

[07/22/14 - 11:34 AM]
Adult Swim Once Again Ranks #1 Among Basic Cable Networks for Primetime Delivery of Adults 18-34
Turner spins the numbers for the week of July 14-20.

[07/22/14 - 11:20 AM]
TNT Wins Fourth Week in a Row, with "Major Crimes," "Rizzoli & Isles" and "The Last Ship" Leading the Pack
TNT spins the numbers for the week of July 14-20.

[07/22/14 - 11:13 AM]
Premiere of New American Heroes Channel Series "Gunslingers" Breaks Network Record for P2+ and HH Delivery
American Heroes Channel spins the numbers for Sunday, July 20.

[07/22/14 - 10:20 AM]
Hallmark Channel Original Programming Dominates Saturday Night
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, July 19.

[07/22/14 - 09:21 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Is the #1 Syndie Talker for the 2nd Straight Week Across All Key Measures
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of July 7-11.

[07/22/14 - 08:40 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Claims Top Spot with "MasterChef," "Hotel Hell"
The network has won the adults 18-49 for four consecutive weeks.

[07/22/14 - 08:32 AM]
ABC Tops Monday in Viewers/"The Bachelorette" Is Up to Tie a Best-Since-Premiere Adults 18-49 Rating
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, July 21.

[07/22/14 - 08:24 AM]
"American Ninja Warrior" Hits a Season High in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, July 21.

[07/21/14 - 10:30 AM]
Live+7-Day Playback for the Premiere Episode of "Under the Dome" Tops Last Summer's L+7 Series Premiere
CBS further spins the numbers for Monday, June 30.