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[11/13/12 - 08:23 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Continues Demo Reign for NBC
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for monday, november 12, 2012)

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

[EDITOR'S NOTE: Due to local market NFL preemptions, Fast Nationals for ABC are approximate.]

NBC (10.07 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.8, #1) was the top demo draw on Monday thanks to new episodes of "The Voice" (11.54 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 4.3, #1) and "Revolution" (7.12 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 2.6, #5) - nevertheless its series low.

CBS (7.86 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.5, #2) then claimed the silver with its mix of "How I Met Your Mother" (7.94 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 3.0, #T3), "Partners" (5.56 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.8, #10) - a series low, "2 Broke Girls" (8.98 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 3.2, #2) - matching its series low, "Mike & Molly" (9.22 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 3.0, #T3) and "Hawaii Five-0" (7.74 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 2.0, #8).

Next up was ABC (13.09 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.2, #3) and originals from "Dancing with the Stars" (14.26 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.2, #6) and "Castle" (10.74 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.1, #7).

Next up was FOX (5.05 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.4, #4) with fresh installments of "Bones" (6.96 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.9, #9) and "The Mob Doctor" (3.14 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.9, #11) - its series low.

And finally on The CW (1.03 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #5), new episodes of "90210" (1.24 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.6, #12) and "Gossip Girl" (0.81 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.4, #13) closed out the night. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "90210" delivered a 1.2 rating while "Gossip Girl" posted a 0.9 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+50.00% - 90210
+33.33% - Gossip Girl
+10.53% - Castle
+7.14% - How I Met Your Mother
+7.14% - Mike & Molly
+4.76% - Dancing with the Stars
0.00% - Hawaii Five-0
-3.03% - 2 Broke Girls
-4.44% - The Voice
-5.00% - Bones
-10.00% - The Mob Doctor
-10.34% - Revolution
-14.29% - Partners

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+186.67% - The Voice (vs. The Sing-Off)
+100.00% - Revolution (vs. Rock Center With Brian Williams)
0.00% - 90210 (vs. Gossip Girl)
-17.39% - Bones (vs. Terra Nova)
-25.00% - Castle (vs. 20/20)
-31.82% - Mike & Molly
-33.33% - Gossip Girl (vs. Hart of Dixie)
-33.33% - How I Met Your Mother
-35.29% - Dancing with the Stars
-39.39% - Hawaii Five-0
-39.62% - 2 Broke Girls (vs. Two and a Half Men)
-62.50% - Partners (vs. 2 Broke Girls)
-64.00% - The Mob Doctor (vs. House)

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," 2.4/6; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 3.6/9; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.8/6.

* In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 0.9/4; "Late Show," 0.7/3; "Nightline," 1.0/4; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/3.

* 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" (1.3/5). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.6/4 in 18-49) tied "Late Late Show" (0.4/3).

* At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.8/4 in metered-market households and a 0.4/3 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 (11/14/11):

[EDITOR'S NOTE: Due to local NFL preemptions, Fast Nationals for NBC are inflated.]

CBS (11.97 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 4.2, #1) was Monday's demo king thanks to its usual mix of "How I Met Your Mother" (10.38 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 4.5, #3), "2 Broke Girls" (11.68 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 4.8, #2), "Two and a Half Men" (14.60 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 5.3, #1), "Mike & Molly" (12.23 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 4.4, #4) and "Hawaii Five-0" (11.47 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 3.3, #6).

ABC (16.78 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.2, #2) however was the most-watched network with a new "Dancing With the Stars" (18.50 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.4, #5) and a special edition of "20/20" (13.35 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.8, #7).

Next up was FOX (6.86 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.4, #3) with fresh installments of "Terra Nova" (7.06 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 2.3, #9) and "House" (6.66 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 2.5, #8).

Meanwhile, NBC (4.66 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.4, #4) offered up new episodes of "The Sing-Off" (4.75 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.5, #10) and "Rock Center With Brian Williams" (4.49 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.3, #11).

And finally, The CW (1.41 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.6, #5) did the same with "Gossip Girl" (1.24 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T12) and "Hart of Dixie" (1.58 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T12) to close out the night. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Gossip Girl" delivered a 1.0 rating while "Dixie" posted a 1.1 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+30.00% - Rock Center With Brian Williams
+10.00% - Hawaii Five-0
+7.14% - The Sing-Off
+6.67% - 2 Broke Girls
+4.76% - Mike & Molly
+3.92% - Two and a Half Men
+3.03% - Dancing With the Stars
+2.27% - How I Met Your Mother
0.00% - Hart of Dixie
0.00% - Gossip Girl
-7.41% - House
-11.54% - Terra Nova

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+65.52% - 2 Broke Girls (vs. Rules of Engagement)
+28.57% - How I Met Your Mother
+25.00% - House (vs. Lie to Me)
+17.86% - Hawaii Five-0
+17.78% - Two and a Half Men
+15.79% - Mike & Molly
+8.33% - Rock Center With Brian Williams (vs. Chase)
-5.03% - Dancing With the Stars (vs. Dancing With the Stars/The Middle (Repeat))
-14.29% - The Sing-Off (vs. Chuck/The Event)
-33.33% - Hart of Dixie (vs. Gossip Girl)
-33.33% - Gossip Girl (vs. 90210)
-42.50% - Terra Nova (vs. House)

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," 2.7/7; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 4.0/10; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.8/6.

In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 0.9/4; "Late Show," 0.9/4; "Nightline," 1.1/5; 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" (0.5/3 in 18-49) trailed "Late Late Show" (0.6/4).

At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.8/4 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.3/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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