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[01/29/13 - 08:21 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Charts as "The Following" Grows in Second Week
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for monday, january 28, 2013)

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

FOX (9.582 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.9, #1) was the top draw on Monday with a new "Bones" (9.208 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.6, #2) and week two of "The Following" (9.955 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.3, #1).

The silver then went to ABC (7.241 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.1, #2) with a new "The Bachelor" (7.875 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.5, #3) and a repeat of "Castle" (5.974 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.4, #9).

Next up was NBC (5.338 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.9, #3) with its mix of "The Biggest Loser" (6.131 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 2.3, #T4) and "Deception" (3.750 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.3, #10).

Meanwhile, CBS (6.775 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.7, #4) offered up its all-repeat lineup of "How I Met Your Mother" (5.869 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.6, #8), "The Big Bang Theory" (8.136 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.3, #T4), "2 Broke Girls" (7.283 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.9, #6), "Mike & Molly" (6.960 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.8, #7) and "Hawaii Five-0" (6.202 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.2, #11).

And finally, week three of "The Carrie Diaries" (1.461 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.5, #12) and a new "90210" (0.764 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #13) on The CW (1.112 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5) closed out the evening. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Carrie" delivered a 1.0 rating while "90210" posted a 0.7 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+13.04% - Bones
+6.45% - The Following
0.00% - The Bachelor
0.00% - Deception
0.00% - The Carrie Diaries
-4.17% - The Biggest Loser
-25.00% - 90210

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+62.50% - Deception (vs. Rock Center With Brian Williams)
+43.75% - The Biggest Loser (vs. Who's Still Standing?/Fear Factor (Repeat))
+22.22% - The Following (vs. Alcatraz)
-3.85% - The Bachelor
-7.14% - Bones (vs. House)
-28.57% - The Carrie Diaries (vs. Gossip Girl)
-50.00% - 90210 (vs. Hart of Dixie)

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," 2.7/7; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.2/6; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.0/5.

* In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 Wednesday results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 0.8/4; "Late Show," 0.5/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.7/3.

* From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET Wednesday night, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.2/4 in metered-market households and a 0.3/2 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

* From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.4/5 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 0.8/3 in metered-market households and a 0.3/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.


Here are the highlights of the 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (1/30/12):

FOX (8.49 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.8, #1) was the network to beat on Monday with new episodes of "House" (8.64 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.8, #2) and "Alcatraz" (8.34 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.7, #T3).

CBS (8.05 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.3, #2) then claimed the silver with its all-repeat lineup of "How I Met Your Mother" (7.27 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 2.4, #6), "2 Broke Girls" (7.81 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.7, #T3), "Two and a Half Men" (10.05 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.0, #1), "Mike & Molly" (8.47 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.3, #7) and "Hawaii Five-0" (7.34 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T8).

Next up was ABC (7.62 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.2, #3) with a new "The Bachelor" (8.08 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.6, #5) followed by a repeat of "Castle" (6.71 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.4, #11).

Meanwhile, NBC (4.62 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.3, #4) served up its mix of the season finale of "Who's Still Standing?" (6.61 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T8), a repeat of "Fear Factor" (3.97 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.5, #10) and the Wednesday-bound "Rock Center With Brian Williams" (3.27 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.8, #12).

And finally, the 100th episodes of "Gossip Girl" (1.37 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.7, #13) and a new "Hart of Dixie" (1.49 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.6, #14) on The CW (1.43 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.6, #5) closed out the night. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Gossip Girl" delivered a 1.3 rating while "Dixie" posted a 1.2 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Who's Still Standing?
0.00% - Gossip Girl
-3.70% - The Bachelor
-9.68% - House
-10.00% - Alcatraz
-14.29% - Hart of Dixie
-50.00% - Rock Center With Brian Williams

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - House (vs. Human Target)
+22.73% - Alcatraz (vs. Lie to Me)
0.00% - Who's Still Standing? (vs. Chuck)
-12.50% - Gossip Girl (vs. 90210)
-18.75% - The Bachelor
-25.00% - Hart of Dixie (vs. Gossip Girl)
-61.90% - Rock Center With Brian Williams (vs. Harry's Law)

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," 2.7/7; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.6/7; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 3.1/7; 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," 0.8/4; "Late Show," 0.6/3; "Nightline," 1.0/4; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/2.

At 12:35 a.m., "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.3.4 in metered-market households) tied CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.3/4). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.4/3 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.3/2).

At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.8/3 with an encore 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





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