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[09/17/13 - 08:28 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Sleepy Hollow" Opens Strong as FOX Tops Demos
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for monday, september 16, 2013)

Here are the highlights of the 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night:

FOX (8.786 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.8, #1) took home the adults 18-49 crown on Monday with the return of "Bones" (7.526 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.2, #4) followed by the debut of "Sleepy Hollow" (10.046 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.4, #1). The latter demo number marks FOX's highest rated fall drama premiere in six years ("K-Ville") and on any broadcast network in one year ("Revolution").

ABC (13.356 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.6, #2) then snagged the silver with the two-hour season premiere of "Dancing with the Stars" (16.190 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.2, #2) alongside a repeat of "Castle" (7.689 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T7).

Next up was CBS (7.241 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.9, #3) with repeats of "How I Met Your Mother" (4.313 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.3, #10), "2 Broke Girls" (4.384 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T7), another "2 Broke Girls" (4.999 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T7) and "The Big Bang Theory" (6.073 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.8, #5) plus the season finale of "Under the Dome" (11.839 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.8, #3).

Meanwhile, NBC (3.400 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #4) served up week two of "Million Second Quiz" (3.747 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.1, #11) alongside the season finales of "American Ninja Warrior" (4.229 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.6, #6) and "Siberia" (2.226 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.8, #12).

And finally, a repeat of "Hart of Dixie" (0.707 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T13) and a new "Breaking Pointe" (0.499 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T13) on The CW (0.602 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) closed out the night. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Dixie" delivered a 0.2 rating while "Pointe" posted a 0.2 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - Under the Dome
+14.29% - Siberia
0.00% - American Ninja Warrior
0.00% - Breaking Pointe
-35.29% - Million Second Quiz

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+211.11% - Under the Dome (vs. Hawaii Five-0 (Repeat))
+126.67% - Sleepy Hollow (vs. The Mob Doctor)
+88.24% - Dancing with the Stars (vs. CMA Music Festival: Country's Night To Rock)
0.00% - Breaking Pointe (vs. The L.A. Complex)
-4.35% - Bones
-65.22% - American Ninja Warrior (vs. The Voice)
-76.09% - Million Second Quiz (vs. The Voice)
-80.49% - Siberia (vs. Revolution)

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," 2.2/6; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.0/5 with an encore; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.1/6.

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

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.3/5 in metered-market households and a 0.4/3 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.2/4 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" (0.4/3 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.3/2).

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.7/3 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 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (9/17/12):

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

NBC (12.79 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 4.4, #1) was the network to beat on Monday with week two of "The Voice" (13.36 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 4.6, #1) followed by the launch of "Revolution" (11.65 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 4.1, #2).

FOX (6.46 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.9, #2) then claimed a distant second place with the season premiere of "Bones" (7.82 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.3, #3) and the debut of "The Mob Doctor" (5.09 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.5, #7).

Next up was ABC (6.22 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.7, #3) with its annual presentation of the "CMA Music Festival: Country's Night To Rock" (6.22 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.7, #4).

Meanwhile, CBS (4.53 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.3, #4) offered up repeats of "How I Met Your Mother" (4.41 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T8), another "How I Met Your Mother" (4.17 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T8), "2 Broke Girls" (4.90 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T5), another "2 Broke Girls" (4.91 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T5) and "Hawaii Five-0" (4.39 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.9, #10).

And finally on The CW (0.67 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5), a new "The L.A. Complex" (0.81 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.4, #11) and second "The L.A. Complex" (0.54 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #12) closed out the night. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Complex" delivered a 0.4 rating at 8:00/7:00c and a 0.2 rating at 9:00/8:00c.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - The L.A. Complex
+12.20% - The Voice

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+156.25% - Revolution (vs. The Playboy Club)
+142.11% - The Voice (vs. The Sing-Off)
-8.00% - Bones (vs. Hell's Kitchen)
-20.00% - The L.A. Complex (vs. H8R (Repeat))
-42.31% - The Mob Doctor (vs. Hell's Kitchen)
-50.00% - The L.A. Complex (vs. Ringer (Repeat))
-54.05% - CMA Music Festival: Country's Night To Rock (vs. Dancing With the Stars/Castle)

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," 1.8/5 with an encore; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 2.7/6; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.2/4.

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

·At 12:35 a.m., "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.2/4 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" (0.4/3 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 0.2/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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