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[12/05/13 - 08:26 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos for the First Time This Season
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 (12/4/13):

NBC (8.225 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.5, #1) was the top draw in demos for the first time this season on Wednesday thanks to its "Christmas in Rockefeller Center" (9.865 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.3, #4) and "SNL Christmas" (7.405 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 2.6, #T2) specials.

CBS (8.902 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.9, #T2) then was the most-watched network with a new "Survivor: Blood vs. Water" (10.593 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.6, #T2) followed by repeats of "Criminal Minds" (8.118 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T6) and "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" (7.996 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T10).

Next up was ABC (6.413 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.9, #T2) with originals from "The Middle" (7.509 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.9, #5), "Back in the Game" (5.213 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T10), "Modern Family" (9.422 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.1, #1), "Super Fun Night" (4.921 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T6) and "Nashville" (5.708 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.6, #8).

Meanwhile, FOX (5.336 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.4, #4) served up a new "The X Factor" (5.001 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.5, #9) and a second "The X Factor" (5.672 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.3, #12).

And finally, fresh installments of "Arrow" (3.165 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.1, #13) and "The Tomorrow People" (1.799 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.7, #14) on The CW (2.482 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.9, #5) closed out the night. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Arrow" delivered a 0.9 rating while "Tomorrow" posted a 0.4 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+25.00% - The X Factor - 8:00
+22.22% - Arrow (vs. 11/20/13)
+16.67% - The Tomorrow People (vs. 11/20/13)
+8.33% - Survivor: Blood vs. Water
+8.33% - The X Factor - 9:00
0.00% - Nashville (vs. 11/20/13)
-6.06% - Modern Family (vs. 11/20/13)
-10.53% - Super Fun Night (vs. 11/20/13)
-12.50% - Back in the Game (vs. 11/20/13)
-13.64% - The Middle (vs. 11/20/13)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+70.37% - Christmas in Rockefeller Center (vs. Whitney/Guys With Kids)
+48.57% - SNL Christmas (vs. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit/Chicago Fire)
+6.90% - Modern Family
0.00% - Arrow
-10.34% - Survivor: Blood vs. Water
-15.79% - Nashville
-17.39% - The Middle
-22.22% - The Tomorrow People (vs. Supernatural)
-22.73% - Super Fun Night (vs. Suburgatory)
-26.32% - Back in the Game (vs. The Neighbors)
-46.43% - The X Factor - 8:00
-55.17% - The X Factor - 9:00

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," 2.4/6 with an encore telecast; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.3/6 with an encore; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.2/6.

· 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," 0.6/3 with an encore; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.8/4.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.3/5 in metered-market households and a 0.5/3 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.3/5 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.


Here are the highlights of the 16 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (12/5/12):

FOX (8.25 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.8, #1) pulled in front among adults 18-49 on Wednesday with its lineup of "The X Factor" (8.15 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.8, #5) and a second "The X Factor" (8.36 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.9, #T2).

CBS (9.12 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.5, #2) then snagged the silver with originals from "Survivor: Philippines" (10.64 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.9, #T2) and "Criminal Minds" (11.33 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.0, #1) plus its annual "The Grammy Nominations Concert Live! - Countdown to Music's Biggest Night" (5.41 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.5, #12).

Next up was ABC (6.79 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.2, #3) and its mix of "The Middle" (7.98 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.3, #6), "The Neighbors" (6.42 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.9, #T7), a repeat of "Modern Family" (8.36 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.9, #T2), "Suburgatory" (6.09 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 2.2, #10) and "Nashville" (5.95 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.9, #11).

Meanwhile, NBC (5.71 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.6, #4) offered up new episodes of "Whitney" (3.92 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 1.3, #13), "Guys With Kids" (3.59 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.4, #14), "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (6.16 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.6, #9) and "Chicago Fire" (7.21 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.9, #T7).

And finally, fresh installments of "Arrow" (3.35 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 1.1, #15) and "Supernatural" (2.06 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.9, #16) on The CW (2.70 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.0, #5) closed out the evening.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+35.71% - Chicago Fire (vs. 11/21/12)
+27.27% - Guys With Kids (vs. 11/21/12)
+23.08% - Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (vs. 11/21/12)
+18.18% - Whitney (vs. 11/21/12)
+7.41% - Survivor: Philippines
+5.56% - Nashville
+3.70% - The X Factor
+3.45% - Criminal Minds
0.00% - The Neighbors (vs. 11/14/12)
0.00% - Supernatural
-3.33% - The X Factor - 9:00
-8.00% - The Middle (vs. 11/14/12)
-8.33% - Arrow
-15.38% - Suburgatory

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+120.00% - Arrow (vs. America's Next Top Model (Repeat))
+33.33% - Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (vs. Harry's Law)
+7.41% - The X Factor - 9:00 (vs. The X Factor/I Hate My Teenage Daughter)
0.00% - Chicago Fire (vs. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit)
0.00% - Guys With Kids (vs. Up All Night (Repeat))
-10.00% - Supernatural (vs. America's Next Top Model)
-11.76% - Criminal Minds (vs. Criminal Minds)
-12.12% - Survivor: Philippines
-15.15% - The X Factor - 8:00
-17.86% - The Middle
-20.83% - Nashville (vs. Revenge)
-24.14% - Suburgatory (vs. Happy Endings)
-27.78% - Whitney (vs. Up All Night)
-32.14% - The Neighbors (vs. Suburgatory)
-40.00% - The Grammy Nominations Concert Live! - Countdown to Music's Biggest Night (vs. CSI: Crime Scene Investigation)

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," 2.1/5; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 3.0/7; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.5/5 with an encore.

* In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 0.9/4; "Late Show," 0.5/2; "Nightline," 1.0/5; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/3 with an encore.

* At 12:35 a.m., "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.5/5 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" (0.5/3 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 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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