or


[01/07/14 - 08:26 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: Return of "The Bachelor," "Castle" Put ABC on Top
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 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (1/6/14):

ABC (8.583 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.4, #1) rose to the top spot on Monday with the return of "The Bachelor" (8.482 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.7, #1) and "Castle" (8.785 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.8, #2).

FOX (4.475 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.3, #2) then claimed the silver with a new "Almost Human" (6.203 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T3) and the repeat of "Sleepy Hollow" (2.748 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.8, #11).

Next up was CBS (5.229 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #3) with repeats of "2 Broke Girls" (6.834 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T3) and "Mom" (5.176 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.3, #5) followed by a new "Hostages" (5.019 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T6) and the season finale of "Hostages" (4.663 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.0, #8).

Meanwhile, NBC (4.188 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #4) served up its marathon of "The Blacklist" (4.496 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T9), another "The Blacklist" (3.875 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T9) and more "The Blacklist" (4.193 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T6).

And finally, repeats of "Hart of Dixie" (0.741 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #12) and "Beauty and the Beast" (0.522 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.1, #13) on The CW (0.631 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) closed out the evening. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Dixie" delivered a 0.3 rating while "Beast" posted a 0.2 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+6.25% - Almost Human (vs. 12/16/13)
-14.29% - Castle (vs. 11/25/13)
-16.67% - Hostages (vs. 12/16/13)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+88.89% - Almost Human (vs. Bones (Repeat))
+17.39% - The Bachelor
-5.26% - Castle
-9.09% - Hostages - 10:00 (vs. Hawaii Five-0 (Repeat))
-35.29% - Hostages - 9:00 (vs. 2 Broke Girls (Repeat)/Mike & Molly (Repeat))

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," 2.6/6; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 1.8/4; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.3/5.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 0.8/4; "Late Show," 0.4/1; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.7/3.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.3/4 in metered-market households and a 0.4/2 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.7/5 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" (0.7/4 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.2/1).

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.9/3 in metered-market households and a 0.3/2 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 (1/7/13):

NBC (6.100 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.2, #1) pulled off a tight win on Monday with the time period premiere of "The Biggest Loser" (6.338 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.4, #1) alongside the debut of "Deception" (5.624 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.0, #3).

ABC (7.402 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.1, #2) then was a close second place with the return of "The Bachelor" (6.813 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.3, #2) and "Castle" (8.580 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.9, #4).

Next up was CBS (5.366 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.4, #3) with its all-repeat lineup of "How I Met Your Mother" (5.172 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T6), "2 Broke Girls" (5.086 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.5, #8), another "2 Broke Girls" (6.137 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.8, #5), "Mike & Molly" (5.875 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T6) and "Hawaii Five-0" (4.963 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.1, #9).

Meanwhile, FOX (3.770 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4) offered up a repeat of "Bones" (4.241 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T10) plus the series finale of "The Mob Doctor" (3.299 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T10).

And finally, special repeats of "Hart of Dixie" (1.009 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #12) and "Beauty and the Beast" (0.864 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #13) on The CW (0.937 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5) closed out the night. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Dixie" delivered a 0.4 rating while "Beast" posted a 0.3 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+125.00% - The Mob Doctor
+11.76% - Castle (vs. 12/3/12)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+150.00% - Deception (vs. Rock Center With Brian Williams)
+26.32% - The Biggest Loser (vs. Who's Still Standing?/Fear Factor)
+4.55% - The Bachelor
-17.39% - Castle
-25.00% - The Mob Doctor (vs. House (Repeat))

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," 2.1/5; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 2.8/6; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.7/5.

* 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," 0.9/4; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.6/3.

* At 12:35 a.m., "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.3/5 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.0/3). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.4/3 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.2/1).

* At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.8/3 in metered-market households and a 0.3/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





  [january 2014]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)









most recent ratings | view all posts
[11/25/14 - 01:17 PM]
"Homeland" and "The Affair" Deliver Their Highest Rated Episodes and Total Nights of the Season
Showtime spins the numbers for Sunday, November 23.

[11/25/14 - 11:55 AM]
Nickelodeon Tops Basic Cable with Kids and Total Viewers
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of November 17-23.

[11/25/14 - 11:14 AM]
CMT Keeps the Party Going as 1.3 Million Viewers Tune in for Premieres of "Party Down South 2" and "Drunksgiving" Special
CMT spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 19 and Thursday, November 20.

[11/25/14 - 10:43 AM]
Adult Swim Ranks #1 Among Basic Cable Networks for Total Day Delivery of Adults 18-24 & 18-34 and Men 18-24
Turner spins the numbers for the week of November 17-23.

[11/25/14 - 09:28 AM]
"60 Minutes" Makes the Top 10 for the Fifth Straight Week
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, November 23.

[11/25/14 - 08:49 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Holds Onto Demo Crown with "The Voice"
Plus: "Scorpion" on CBS gets a big boost from a special "The Big Bang Theory" repeat lead in.

[11/25/14 - 08:49 AM]
"The Voice" Is Currently the #1 Big 4 Telecast of the Night in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, November 24.

[11/25/14 - 08:39 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Matches Season Highs in Homes and Women 25-54
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of November 10-14.

[11/25/14 - 08:36 AM]
"Dancing with the Stars" Scores Season Highs and Is Up Year to Year
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, November 24.

[11/24/14 - 03:24 PM]
Thursday's "Kimmel" Is the Show's 2nd-Most-Social Episode Ever/Celebrities Read Mean Tweets #8 is the Biggest Yet in the Series
ABC spins the digital numbers for Thursday, November 20.

[11/24/14 - 03:02 PM]
Discovery's "Gold Rush" Remains #1 Program on All of Television Among Men 18-49
Discovery spins the numbers for Friday, November 21.

[11/24/14 - 11:17 AM]
L+7 Lifts "The Big Bang Theory" Past "Sunday Night Football" As the #1 Program in Viewers, A18-49 and Adults 25-54 in Week Seven
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of November 3-9.

[11/24/14 - 10:24 AM]
Live + 7 Ratings: ABC Claims 3 of the Week's Top 5 Biggest Broadcast Gainers in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of November 3-9.

[11/24/14 - 08:56 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Sunday Night Football" Holds Off "American Music Awards"
NBC wins the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/24/14 - 08:32 AM]
ABC's AMAs Posts Best Slot Numbers Since Oscars - 2nd Highest Teen Rating in 10 Years
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, November 23.