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[09/24/13 - 08:24 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Voice," "Blacklist" Open Big for NBC
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

Primetime Preliminary Fast National Nielsen Data
(includes all DVR playback through 3:00 am)

Here are the highlights of the 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (9/23/13):

NBC (13.982 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 4.6, #1) kicked off the 2013-14 season on top with the return of "The Voice" (14.665 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 4.9, #1) followed by the launch of "The Blacklist" (12.616 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.8, #2).

CBS (8.338 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.7, #2) then was a distant second place with the season premiere of "How I Met Your Mother" (9.012 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 3.4, #4), a second "How I Met Your Mother" (9.364 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 3.7, #3), the return of "2 Broke Girls" (8.756 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 2.8, #6) - its lowest-rated premiere ever - and the premieres of "Mom" (7.923 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 2.5, #7) and "Hostages" (7.486 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.8, #11).

Next up was FOX (7.610 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.5, #3) with week two of "Bones" (6.659 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.9, #10) and "Sleepy Hollow" (8.562 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 3.1, #5).

Meanwhile, ABC (12.737 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.3, #4) served up a new "Dancing with the Stars" (13.364 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.3, #8) alongside the season opener to "Castle" (11.485 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.2, #9).

And finally, repeats of "Hart of Dixie" (0.762 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T13), "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.653 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T13) and another "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.728 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #12) on The CW (0.726 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 0.3 rating while "Line" posted a 0.3 and a 0.4 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
-8.82% - Sleepy Hollow
-13.64% - Bones
-28.13% - Dancing with the Stars

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+138.46% - Sleepy Hollow (vs. The Mob Doctor)
+54.17% - How I Met Your Mother - 8:30 (vs. Partners)
+16.67% - The Voice
+8.57% - The Blacklist (vs. Revolution)
0.00% - How I Met Your Mother - 8:00
-5.26% - Hostages (vs. Hawaii Five-0)
-12.00% - Castle
-13.64% - Bones
-14.81% - Dancing with the Stars
-16.67% - Mom (vs. Mike & Molly)
-24.32% - 2 Broke Girls

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," 2.9/8; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.6/7 with an encore; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.3/6.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 1.0/5; "Late Show," 0.7/3 with an encore; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.7/4.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.5/5 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" (1.5/5 in metered-market households with an encore) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.2/4). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.6/5 in 18-49 with an encore) topped "Late Late Show" (0.4/3).

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.9/4 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.4/4 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 (9/24/12):

[EDITOR'S NOTE: Due to local market NFL preemptions, Fast Nationals for ABC could be inflated.]

NBC (11.05 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 4.0, #1) held onto the demo crown on Monday with week two of "The Voice" (11.93 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 4.2, #1) and "Revolution" (9.29 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 3.5, #3).

CBS (8.41 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.7, #2) then claimed the silver with its lineup debut of "How I Met Your Mother" (8.66 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 3.4, #4) - its lowest-rated premiere since 2007, "Partners" (6.50 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 2.4, #8), "2 Broke Girls" (10.02 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 3.7, #2), "Mike & Molly" (9.31 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 3.0, #5) - its lowest-rated premiere ever - and "Hawaii Five-0" (7.97 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.9, #10) - a series low.

Next up was ABC (13.51 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.6, #3) with the return of "Dancing with the Stars" (14.58 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.7, #6) - its lowest-rated premiere ever - and "Castle" (11.38 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.5, #7).

Meanwhile, FOX (5.65 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.7, #4) was out of the hunt with the second week of "Bones" (7.34 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 2.2, #9) and "The Mob Doctor" (3.96 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.3, #11).

And finally, a new "The L.A. Complex" (0.65 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #12) and the season finale of "The L.A. Complex" (0.38 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #13) on The CW (0.52 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) 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 0.3 rating at 9:00/8:00c.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - The L.A. Complex - 9:00
-4.35% - Bones
-8.70% - The Voice
-13.33% - The Mob Doctor
-14.63% - Revolution
-25.00% - The L.A. Complex - 8:00

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+169.23% - Revolution (vs. The Playboy Club)
+147.06% - The Voice (vs. The Sing-Off)
-13.79% - Castle
-18.18% - Dancing with the Stars
-22.73% - How I Met Your Mother
-26.67% - Bones (vs. Terra Nova)
-38.78% - Mike & Molly
-42.42% - Hawaii Five-0
-46.67% - Partners (vs. 2 Broke Girls)
-48.61% - 2 Broke Girls (vs. Two and a Half Men)
-58.06% - The Mob Doctor (vs. Terra Nova)
-62.50% - The L.A. Complex - 8:00 (vs. Gossip Girl)
-75.00% - The L.A. Complex - 9:00 (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," 2.5/6; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.2/5; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 3.2/7; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.5/5.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 0.8/4; "Late Show," 0.5/2; "Nightline," 0.8/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/3.

· At 12:35 a.m., "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.2/4 in metered-market households with an encore) beat CBS's first-run "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 with an encore) 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 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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