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[01/14/14 - 08:34 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, CBS, FOX & NBC All Share Demo Crown
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 (1/13/14):

ABC (8.237 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.1, #T1) was the most-watched network on a competitive Monday with its combination of "The Bachelor" (7.878 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 2.2, #T5) and "Castle" (8.954 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.9, #T9).

CBS (7.983 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.1, #T1) then served up new episodes of "How I Met Your Mother" (8.571 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 3.0, #1), "2 Broke Girls" (8.926 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.7, #2), "Mike & Molly" (9.740 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.4, #4), "Mom" (8.455 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.1, #7) and "Intelligence" (6.105 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.1, #11).

Next up was NBC (6.751 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.1, #T1) with its two-hour "American Ninja Warrior" (5.570 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.9, #T9) and the return of "The Blacklist" (9.113 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.5, #3).

Meanwhile, FOX (6.580 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.1, #T1) served up originals from "Almost Human" (6.770 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 2.0, #8) and "Sleepy Hollow" (6.391 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 2.2, #T5).

And finally, the return of "Hart of Dixie" (1.298 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.5, #12) and "Beauty and the Beast" (0.797 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #13) on The CW (1.048 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 0.5 rating while "Beast" posted a 0.3 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+25.00% - Hart of Dixie (vs. 11/25/13)
+17.65% - Almost Human
+17.39% - 2 Broke Girls (vs. 12/16/13)
+11.11% - How I Met Your Mother (vs. 12/16/13)
+10.53% - Mom (vs. 12/16/13)
+9.09% - Mike & Molly (vs. 12/16/13)
+5.56% - Castle
+4.76% - Sleepy Hollow (vs. 12/9/13)
0.00% - Beauty and the Beast (vs. 11/25/13)
-18.52% - The Bachelor
-28.57% - The Blacklist (vs. 12/2/13)
-54.17% - Intelligence (vs. 1/7/14)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+56.25% - The Blacklist (vs. Deception)
+4.76% - Sleepy Hollow (vs. Bones)
0.00% - Castle
-4.76% - Almost Human (vs. Bones)
-8.33% - The Bachelor
-16.67% - Hart of Dixie (vs. The Carrie Diaries)
-20.83% - American Ninja Warrior (vs. The Biggest Loser)
-21.05% - How I Met Your Mother
-25.00% - 2 Broke Girls (vs. The Big Bang Theory (Repeat))
-25.00% - Beauty and the Beast (vs. The Carrie Diaries (Repeat))
-40.00% - Mom (vs. Mike & Molly)
-41.46% - Mike & Molly (vs. 2 Broke Girls)
-54.17% - Intelligence (vs. Hawaii Five-0)

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," 2.4/6; 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," 0.9/4; "Late Show," 0.5/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.8/4.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.4/5 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" (1.6/6 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" (0.5/3 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.3/2).

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.8/4 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 (1/14/13):

CBS (10.735 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.3, #1) was the top draw on Monday thanks to the return of "How I Met Your Mother" (10.424 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 3.8, #2), a repeat of "The Big Bang Theory" (11.534 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.6, #3), "2 Broke Girls" (12.202 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 4.1, #1), "Mike & Molly" (11.518 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.5, #4) and "Hawaii Five-0" (9.367 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.4, #T5).

ABC (7.963 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.2, #2) then snagged the silver with week two of "The Bachelor" (7.396 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 2.4, #T5) and a new "Castle" (9.096 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.9, #10).

Next up was FOX (7.911 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.1, #T3) with a new "Bones" (8.056 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 2.1, #T8) and a second "Bones" (7.766 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 2.1, #T8).

Meanwhile, NBC (5.571 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.1, #T3) offered up originals from "The Biggest Loser" (6.277 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 2.4, #T5) and "Deception" (4.160 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.6, #11).

And finally, the premiere of "The Carrie Diaries" (1.595 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.6, #12) and a rebroadcast of "The Carrie Diaries" (0.930 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.4, #13) on The CW (1.262 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #5) closed out the night. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Carrie" delivered a 0.9 rating at 8:00/7:00c and a 0.6 rating at 9:00/8:00c.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+17.14% - 2 Broke Girls (vs. 12/17/12)
+15.15% - How I Met Your Mother (vs. 12/17/12)
+10.53% - Bones (vs. 12/3/12)
+6.06% - Mike & Molly (vs. 12/17/12)
+4.35% - The Bachelor
0.00% - Hawaii Five-0 (vs. 12/17/12)
0.00% - The Biggest Loser
0.00% - Castle
-20.00% - Deception

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+23.08% - Deception (vs. Rock Center With Brian Williams)
0.00% - The Bachelor
0.00% - The Carrie Diaries (vs. Gossip Girl)
-7.89% - Mike & Molly
-10.45% - The Biggest Loser (vs. Betty White's 90th Birthday: A Tribute to America's Golden Girl/Betty White's Off Their Rockers)
-10.87% - 2 Broke Girls (vs. Two and a Half Men)
-13.64% - How I Met Your Mother
-14.29% - Hawaii Five-0
-17.39% - Castle
-36.36% - Bones - 8:00 (vs. Alcatraz)
-36.36% - Bones - 9:00 (vs. Alcatraz)

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," 2.8/7; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.5/7.

* In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 Wednesday results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 0.8/4; "Late Show," 0.8/4; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.9/4.

* From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET Wednesday night, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.4/5 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" (1.4/5 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" (0.5/3 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.3/2).

* At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.9/4 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.3/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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