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[10/09/13 - 08:27 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Holds Onto Demo Crown with "The Voice"
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 15 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (10/8/13):

NBC (9.211 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.7, #1) held onto the demo crown on Tuesday with another two-hour "The Voice" (10.028 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.9, #1) - its season low, albeit with a recap episode - and a new "Chicago Fire" (7.578 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.2, #5).

CBS (14.776 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.4, #2) then was the number two draw with its mix of "NCIS" (17.868 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.7, #3), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (14.783 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.6, #4) and "Person of Interest" (11.677 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.0, #T7) - a new series low.

Next up was ABC (5.384 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.8, #3) and week three of "Marvel's Agents of SHIELD" (7.719 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.8, #2), "The Goldbergs" (5.731 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 2.0, #T7) and "Trophy Wife" (4.695 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T10) plus a repeat of "Scandal" (3.221 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.0, #14).

Meanwhile, FOX (3.362 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.6, #4) served up originals from "Dads" (3.111 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.3, #12), "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" (3.372 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.5, #9), "New Girl" (3.992 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 2.1, #6) and "The Mindy Project" (2.974 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T10).

And finally, episode two of "The Originals" (1.927 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.9, #15) and the return of "Supernatural" (2.530 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 1.2, #13) on The CW (2.229 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.0, #5) closed out the night. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Originals" delivered a 1.1 rating while "Supernatural" posted a 1.2 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+10.53% - New Girl
+7.14% - Brooklyn Nine-Nine
0.00% - Person of Interest
0.00% - Trophy Wife
0.00% - Dads
-3.70% - NCIS: Los Angeles
-6.67% - The Mindy Project
-9.09% - The Goldbergs
-9.68% - Marvel's Agents of SHIELD
-20.59% - NCIS
-21.43% - Chicago Fire
-34.09% - The Voice

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+500.00% - Supernatural (vs. Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog)
+133.33% - Marvel's Agents of SHIELD (vs. Dancing with the Stars: Judges' Analysis - Where They Stand)
+125.00% - The Originals (vs. Hart of Dixie)
+10.00% - Chicago Fire (vs. Parenthood)
0.00% - Brooklyn Nine-Nine (vs. Ben & Kate)
0.00% - Person of Interest (vs. Vegas)
-4.76% - The Goldbergs (vs. Dancing with the Stars)
-10.34% - NCIS: Los Angeles
-14.71% - The Voice (vs. The Voice/Go On/The New Normal)
-18.18% - NCIS
-22.22% - New Girl
-26.32% - The Mindy Project
-27.78% - Dads (Vs. Raising Hope)
-33.33% - Trophy Wife (vs. Dancing with the Stars)

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 "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.


Here are the highlights of the 16 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (10/9/12):

NBC (7.63 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.9, #1) pulled into the top spot on Tuesday with its mix of "The Voice" (11.93 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 4.4, #1), "Go On" (6.95 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 2.8, #4), "The New Normal" (4.96 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 2.0, #T7) and "Parenthood" (4.99 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 2.0, #T7).

CBS (14.99 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.8, #2) then had to settle for second place with originals from "NCIS" (18.10 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.3, #2), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (15.10 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.9, #3) and "Vegas" (11.78 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.0, #T7).

Next up was FOX (4.00 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.0, #3) and its combination of "Raising Hope" (4.11 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.8, #11), "Ben & Kate" (3.33 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 1.5, #13), "New Girl" (4.99 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 2.7, #5) and "The Mindy Project" (3.57 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.9, #10).

Meanwhile, ABC (9.16 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.7, #4) offered up its mix of "Dancing with the Stars: Judges' Analysis - Where They Stand" (8.24 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.2, #14), "Dancing with the Stars" (13.18 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.1, #6) and "Private Practice" (6.05 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.6, #12).

And finally, a new "Hart of Dixie" (1.16 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.4, #15) and the special "Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog" (0.57 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.2, #1) on The CW (0.87 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) closed out the night. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Dixie" delivered a 0.7 rating while "Horrible" posted a 0.2 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+51.72% - The Voice
+27.27% - Go On
+17.65% - Parenthood
+17.65% - The New Normal
+5.88% - Raising Hope
0.00% - Dancing with the Stars
0.00% - The Mindy Project
0.00% - Private Practice
-3.57% - New Girl
-4.76% - Vegas
-6.25% - Ben & Kate
-6.45% - NCIS: Los Angeles
-8.33% - NCIS
-42.86% - Hart of Dixie

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+120.00% - The Voice (vs. The Biggest Loser 12)
+40.00% - Go On (vs. The Biggest Loser 12)
+12.50% - New Girl (vs. ALCS, Game 3)
0.00% - The New Normal (vs. The Biggest Loser 12)
-4.76% - Parenthood
-12.12% - NCIS: Los Angeles
-13.04% - Vegas (vs. Unforgettable)
-15.38% - NCIS
-15.79% - Private Practice (vs. Body of Proof)
-20.83% - The Mindy Project (vs. ALCS, Game 3)
-25.00% - Raising Hope (vs. ALCS, Game 3)
-33.33% - Hart of Dixie (vs. 90210)
-34.38% - Dancing with the Stars
-37.50% - Ben & Kate (vs. ALCS, Game 3)
-75.00% - Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog (vs. Ringer)

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," 2.6/7; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.7/7; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 3.1/8; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.6/5.

*In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 0.9/4; "Late Show," 0.6/3; "Nightline," 0.9/4; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/3.

*At 12:35 a.m., "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.3/5 in metered-market households) tied CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.3/5). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/3 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.4/3).

*At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.8/4 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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