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[01/21/14 - 09:13 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Pulls in Front with "Sleepy Hollow" Finale
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 (1/20/14):

FOX (6.932 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.3, #1) edged out the demo crown on Monday with a new "Sleepy Hollow" (6.838 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 2.2, #6) followed by the season finale of "Sleepy Hollow" (7.027 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 2.4, #3).

ABC (8.166 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.2, #2) then claimed a close second place with fresh installments of "The Bachelor" (7.824 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 2.3, #T4) and "Castle" (8.852 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.0, #8).

Next up was CBS (7.623 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.0, #3) with originals from "How I Met Your Mother" (8.756 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 3.0, #1), "2 Broke Girls" (8.905 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.7, #2), "Mike & Molly" (8.782 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.1, #7), "Mom" (8.109 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.9, #9) and "Intelligence" (5.593 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.1, #12).

Meanwhile, NBC (5.873 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.7, #4) served up new episodes of "Hollywood Game Night" (4.719 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.3, #11), another "Hollywood Game Night" (4.231 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.5, #10) and "The Blacklist" (8.669 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.3, #T4).

And finally, originals from "Hart of Dixie" (1.180 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T13) and "Beauty and the Beast" (0.931 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T13) on The CW (1.056 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 0.4 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - Beauty and the Beast
+9.09% - Sleepy Hollow
+5.26% - Castle
+4.55% - The Bachelor
0.00% - How I Met Your Mother
0.00% - 2 Broke Girls
0.00% - Intelligence
-8.00% - The Blacklist
-9.52% - Mom
-12.50% - Mike & Molly
-20.00% - Hart of Dixie

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+76.92% - The Blacklist (vs. Deception)
0.00% - Beauty and the Beast (vs. 90210)
0.00% - Castle
-4.35% - Sleepy Hollow - 8:00 (vs. Bones)
-8.00% - The Bachelor
-15.63% - 2 Broke Girls (vs. The Big Bang Theory (Repeat))
-18.92% - How I Met Your Mother
-20.00% - Hart of Dixie (vs. The Carrie Diaries)
-22.58% - Sleepy Hollow - 9:00 (vs. The Following)
-37.50% - Hollywood Game Night - 9:00 (vs. The Biggest Loser)
-42.42% - Mom (vs. Mike & Molly)
-43.24% - Mike & Molly (vs. 2 Broke Girls)
-45.83% - Hollywood Game Night - 8:00 (vs. The Biggest Loser)
-50.00% - 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," 3.0/8 with an encore telecast; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.0/5 with an encore; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.1/5.

·In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 0.9/4 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.4/2 with an encore; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.6/3.

·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" (1.5/5 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" (0.5/3 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.


Here are the highlights of the 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (1/21/13):

CBS (10.337 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.0, #1) held onto the top spot on Monday thanks to its mix of "How I Met Your Mother" (10.094 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 3.7, #T1), a repeat "The Big Bang Theory" (10.445 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.2, #4), "2 Broke Girls" (11.472 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.7, #T1), "Mike & Molly" (10.849 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.3, #3) and "Hawaii Five-0" (9.583 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.2, #9).

FOX (9.426 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.7, #2) then took home the silver with a new "Bones" (8.473 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 2.3, #8) followed by the debut of "The Following" (10.379 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 3.1, #5).

Next up was ABC (7.896 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.3, #3) with originals from "The Bachelor" (7.483 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 2.5, #6) and "Castle" (8.724 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 2.0, #10).

Meanwhile, NBC (5.254 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.0, #4) offered up fresh installments of "The Biggest Loser" (6.074 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 2.4, #7) and "Deception" (3.614 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.3, #11).

And finally, week two of "The Carrie Diaries" (1.282 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.5, #12) and the return of "90210" (0.789 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.4, #13) on The CW (1.035 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5) closed out the night. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Carrie" delivered a 0.8 rating while "90210" posted a 0.7 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+9.52% - Bones
+5.26% - Castle
+4.17% - The Bachelor
0.00% - The Biggest Loser
-2.63% - How I Met Your Mother
-5.71% - Mike & Molly
-8.33% - Hawaii Five-0
-9.76% - 2 Broke Girls
-16.67% - The Carrie Diaries
-18.75% - Deception
-33.33% - 90210 (vs. 12/10/12)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+60.87% - How I Met Your Mother (vs. How I Met Your Mother (Repeat))
+45.45% - The Biggest Loser (vs. Who's Still Standing?/Rock Center With Brian Williams)
+37.50% - Mike & Molly (vs. Mike & Molly (Repeat))
+37.50% - Hawaii Five-0 (vs. Hawaii Five-0 (Repeat))
+27.59% - 2 Broke Girls (vs. Two and a Half Men (Repeat))
+3.33% - The Following (vs. Alcatraz)
-4.76% - Castle
-7.41% - The Bachelor
-18.75% - Deception (vs. Rock Center With Brian Williams)
-25.81% - Bones (vs. House)
-28.57% - The Carrie Diaries (vs. Gossip Girl)
-42.86% - 90210 (vs. Hart of Dixie)

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," 2.2/6 with an encore telecast; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.2/6 with an encore; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.0/5 with an encore.

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

* From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET Wednesday night, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.2/4 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" (1.0/3 in metered-market households with an encore) trailed CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.1/4 with an encore). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.3/2 in 18-49 with an encore) tied "Late Late Show" (0.3/2 with an encore).

* At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.6/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.1/1 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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