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[10/20/12 - 08:46 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, FOX Share Demo Crown While CBS Tops Viewers
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for friday, october 19, 2012)

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

CBS (8.36 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T3) was the most-watched network on Friday with a repeat of "Hawaii Five-0" (5.94 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.8, #9) followed by new episodes of "CSI: NY" (9.12 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #8) and "Blue Bloods" (10.02 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T6).

FOX (6.18 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T1) then shared the demo crown with ABC (5.80 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T1) as the former offered up its coverage of the "NLCS, Game 5" (6.18 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.7, #2).

As for ABC, the network offered up its mix of "Shark Tank" (7.04 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.0, #1), "Primetime: Who Do You Think You Are?" (4.93 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.6, #3) and "20/20" (5.42 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T4).

Meanwhile, NBC (4.16 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T3) offered up a repeat of "Grimm" (2.62 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T10) alongside originals from "Grimm" (4.87 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T4) and "Dateline NBC" (5.00 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T6).

And finally, a new "America's Next Top Model" (1.47 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T10) led into the season premiere of "Nikita" (0.95 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #12) on The CW (1.21 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #5). In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Top Model" delivered a 0.7 rating at 8:00/7:00c and "Nikita" a 0.4 rating at 9:00/8:00c.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+23.08% - Primetime: Who Do You Think You Are?
+20.00% - America's Next Top Model (vs. 10/5/12)
+11.11% - Shark Tank
0.00% - 20/20
0.00% - Dateline NBC
-6.67% - Grimm
-7.14% - Blue Bloods
-14.29% - CSI: NY

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+81.82% - Shark Tank (vs. Extreme Makeover: Home Edition)
+40.00% - Grimm (vs. Dateline NBC)
+30.00% - Dateline NBC
0.00% - America's Next Top Model (vs. Nikita)
-5.88% - Primetime: Who Do You Think You Are? (vs. Extreme Makeover: Home Edition)
-23.53% - Blue Bloods
-33.33% - 20/20
-33.33% - CSI: NY
-57.14% - Nikita (vs. Supernatural)

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 with an encore telecast; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.4/6; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 3.1/7; 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," 0.8/4 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.5/3; "Nightline," 1.0/4; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/3 with an encore.

* At 12:35 a.m., "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.3/4 in metered-market households with an encore) tied CBS's first-run "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.3/4). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/3 in 18-49 with an encore) topped "Late Late Show" (0.3/2).

* At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.9/3 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 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (10/21/11):

CBS (10.04 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T1) was Friday's most-watched network thanks to new episodes of "A Gifted Man" (8.65 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #6), "CSI: NY" (10.70 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.8, #2) and "Blue Bloods" (10.78 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T3).

Sharing the adults 18-49 crown was ABC (6.25 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T1) with the Friday premiere of "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" (5.09 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.1, #7), a second hour of "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" (6.05 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T3) and a new "20/20" (7.61 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.1, #1), which hit a season high.

Next up was NBC (3.32 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T3) with encores of "The Office" (2.11 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T10) and "Parks & Recreation" (1.67 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T10) plus a two-hour "Dateline NBC" (4.03 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.0, #8).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.59 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T3) offered up a new "Kitchen Nightmares" (3.46 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.4, #5) and a repeat of "Fringe" (1.73 million viewers, #T11; adults 18-49: 0.5, #13).

And finally, The CW (1.77 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #5) served up new episodes of "Nikita" (1.73 million viewers, #T11; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T10) and "Supernatural" (1.82 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.7, #9).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+75.00% - 20/20
5.88% - CSI: NY
0.00% - Kitchen Nightmares
0.00% - Nikita
0.00% - Supernatural
0.00% - Blue Bloods
-7.69% - A Gifted Man
-33.33% - Dateline NBC

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+100.00% - Kitchen Nightmares (vs. House (Repeat))
+40.00% - 20/20
+30.77% - Extreme Makeover: Home Edition - 9:00 (vs. Primetime: What Would You Do?)
+22.22% - Extreme Makeover: Home Edition - 8:00 (vs. No Ordinary Family (Repeat))
-5.26% - CSI: NY
-5.56% - Blue Bloods
-9.09% - Dateline NBC
-14.29% - A Gifted Man (vs. Medium)
-36.36% - Supernatural
-40.00% - Nikita (vs. Smallville)

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 with an encore telecast; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.5/6 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 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.6/3 with an encore; "Nightline," 1.1/5; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/3 with an encore.

At 12:35 a.m., "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.4/5 in metered-market households with an encore) beat CBS's first-run "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.2/4). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.6/3 in 18-49 with an encore) 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 0.4/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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