[10/09/13 - 08:43 AM]
"Chicago Fire" Is Up 22% Versus the Show's Year-Ago Third Episode in 18-49 Rating and Is Up 18% In Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 8.

[via press release from NBC]

Tuesday Results:

· A recap edition of "The Voice" (2.9 rating, 8 share in adults 18-49, 10.0 million viewers overall from 8-10:01 p.m. ET) is #1 for the two-hour time period in adults 18-49 and other key demographics and is the #1 show of the night in 18-49, pending updates.

· The "Voice" recap finished within a tenth of a rating point of a comparable year-ago recap in 18-49 rating (2.9 vs. 3.0 from 8-9:01 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012) and is up 18% in total viewers (10.028 million vs. 8.481 million).

· "Chicago Fire" (2.2/6 in 18-49, 7.6 million viewers from 10:01-11 p.m. ET) is #1 among ABC, CBS and NBC in 18-49 in the time period, and finished within 0.4 of a point of last week's 2.6 despite this week's lower lead-in from a recap episode of "The Voice."

· "Chicago Fire" is up 22% versus the show's year-ago third episode in 18-49 rating (1.8 on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012) and is up 18% in total viewers (7.577 million vs. 6.421 million). "Chicago Fire" is also up 10% versus NBC's year-ago rating in this time period (2.0 on Oct. 9, 2012 with "Parenthood") and is up 53 percent in total viewers (7.577 million vs. 4.952 million).

· Note that in "Live Plus Three Day" ratings last week, "Chicago Fire" added 36% or 0.96 of a point to its next-day "live plus same day" 18-49 rating (to a 3.60 in L+3 from a 2.64 in L+SD) and in total viewers, added 32% or 2.821 million persons (11.564 million vs. 8.743 million).

· NBC ranks #1 for the night among ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox in adults 18-49.

· For the first time in eight years, NBC has won the opening three Tuesdays of the season among the Big 4 networks in adults 18-49.

In Late-Night Metered Markets Tuesday night:

· 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 "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.9/5.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 0.9/5; "Late Show," 0.5/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.7/4.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.3/4 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" (1.7/6 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.2/4). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.7/5 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.3/2).

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 1.0/4 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.4/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

NOTE: All ratings are "live plus same day" from Nielsen Media Research unless otherwise indicated. Season figures are averages of "live plus seven day" data except for the two most recent weeks, which are "live plus same day."

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