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[08/13/13 - 08:32 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "CMA Music Festival" Puts ABC in Front
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for monday, august 12, 2013)

Here are the highlights of the 15 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night:

ABC (8.194 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.0, #1) pulled in front on Monday thanks to its annual special "CMA Music Festival: Country's Night to Rock" (8.194 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.0, #2).

CBS (6.076 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.4, #2) then claimed the silver with repeats of "How I Met Your Mother" (3.706 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.9, #7), "2 Broke Girls" (3.577 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.8, #8), another "2 Broke Girls" (4.197 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T5), "Mike & Molly" (4.700 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T5) and a new "Under the Dome" (10.138 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.3, #1) - a series low.

Next up was NBC (3.524 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #3) with its all-original lineup of "American Ninja Warrior" (5.009 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.6, #3), "Get Out Alive with Bear Grylls" (3.705 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.4, #4) and "Siberia" (1.859 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T9).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.541 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4) offered up second runs of "Raising Hope" (1.840 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T9), another "Raising Hope" (1.546 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T11), "New Girl" (1.393 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T11) and "The Mindy Project" (1.386 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T11).

And finally, a repeat "Hart of Dixie" (0.697 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T14) and a new "Breaking Pointe" (0.520 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T14) finished out the night on The CW (0.609 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5). In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Dixie" delivered a 0.3 rating while "Pointe" posted a 0.3 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+100.00% - Breaking Pointe
+14.29% - American Ninja Warrior
+7.69% - Get Out Alive with Bear Grylls
0.00% - Siberia
-8.00% - Under the Dome

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+100.00% - Breaking Pointe (vs. Remodeled)
+91.67% - Under the Dome (vs. Hawaii Five-0 (Repeat))
+81.82% - CMA Music Festival: Country's Night to Rock (vs. Bachelor Pad/The Glass House)
-5.88% - American Ninja Warrior (vs. Stars Earn Stripes)
-17.65% - Get Out Alive with Bear Grylls (vs. Stars Earn Stripes)
-65.00% - Siberia (vs. Grimm)

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," 2.1/6 with an encore telecast; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.1/5 with an encore; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.0/5.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 0.7/4 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.4/2 with an encore; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.6/3.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.1/4 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" (1.1/4 in metered-market households with an encore) tied CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.1/4 with an encore). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.4/3 in 18-49 with an encore) topped "Late Late Show" (0.2/1 with an encore).

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.7/3 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 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (8/13/12):

FOX (5.79 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.3, #1) took home top honors on Monday with the premiere of "Hotel Hell" (5.12 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.9, #3) and the return of "Hell's Kitchen" (6.46 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.7, #1).

NBC (5.33 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.8, #2) then had to settle for second place despite the launch of "Stars Earn Stripes" (5.26 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T4), a second "Stars Earn Stripes" (5.04 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T4) and the season premiere of "Grimm" (5.68 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.0, #2). Last season (10/28/11), "Grimm" launched to 6.49 million viewers and a 2.1 rating in adults 18-49.

Next up was CBS (4.91 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.3, #3) with repeats of "How I Met Your Mother" (4.37 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T9), "2 Broke Girls" (4.62 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.3, #8), another "2 Broke Girls" (4.85 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.4, #7), "Mike & Molly" (5.30 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.5, #6) and "Hawaii Five-0" (5.16 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T9).

Meanwhile, ABC (3.41 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #4) offered up originals from "Bachelor Pad" (4.06 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T9) and "The Glass House" (2.09 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.7, #12).

And finally, a rebroadcast of "Perez Hilton All Access: Lady Gaga" (0.82 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #13) and the previously unaired "Remodeled" (0.39 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.1, #14) on The CW (0.61 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) closed out the night. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Lady Gaga" delivered a 0.4 rating while "Remodeled" posted a 0.1 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+20.00% - Bachelor Pad
+16.67% - The Glass House
+3.85% - Hell's Kitchen (vs. 7/23/12)
-66.67% - Remodeled (vs. 2/22/12)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+150.00% - Grimm (vs. Harry's Law (Repeat))
+70.00% - Stars Earn Stripes (vs. America's Got Talent (Repeat))
+12.50% - Hell's Kitchen (vs. Masterchef)
-22.22% - The Glass House (vs. Castle (Repeat))
-32.14% - Hotel Hell (vs. Hell's Kitchen)
-42.86% - Bachelor Pad
-50.00% - Remodeled (vs. One Tree Hill (Repeat))

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," 3.3/8; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 1.9/5; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 2.5/6; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.2/3.

· With guests First Lady Michelle Obama, Olympic Gold Medalist Gabrielle Douglas and musical guest Norah Jones, "Tonight" scored its highest Monday rating in metered market households since February 6, the night after the Super Bowl.

·In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 1.0/5; "Late Show," 0.4/2; "Nightline," 0.8/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/2.

· With guests Meredith Vieira, Kevin Durant and James Harden, Big Ang and musical guest Needtobreathe, "Late Night" scored its highest Monday rating in metered market households since February 6, the night after the Super Bowl.

·At 12:35 a.m., "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.7/6 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (0.9/3). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.6/4 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.2/2).

·At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.8/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.3/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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