Monday Primetime Results:
* From 8-11 p.m., an encore telecast of the 1946 movie classic
"It's a Wonderful Life" (1.5/6 in 18-49, 5.6 million viewers) ranked #1 for the night among ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox in adults 18-49, total viewers and all other key ratings categories.
* It's the #1 theatrical movie on ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox so far
this season in total viewers and tied for #1 in adults 18-49 (with CBS's December 15 airing of "Elf"). It's also the biggest overall audience for a telecast of "It's a Wonderful Life" since Saturday, Dec. 10, 2005.
* Versus its year-ago telecast on Saturday, Dec. 24. 2011, "It's a
Wonderful Life" is up 16 percent in total viewers (5.616 million vs.
4.828 million) and even in 18-49 rating.
* This is NBC's 34th primetime run of "It's a Wonderful Life,"
directed by Frank Capra and starring Jimmy Stewart, since the movie was brought to broadcast network television in 1994.
NOTE: All ratings are "live plus same day" from Nielsen Media Research unless otherwise indicated.