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[01/25/14 - 08:45 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Shark Tank" Powers Another Demo Victory for ABC
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 (1/24/14):

ABC (7.175 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.7, #1) was the network to beat among adults 18-49 on Friday with its mix of "Last Man Standing" (6.343 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T5), "The Neighbors" (3.874 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.9, #12), "Shark Tank" (8.115 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.2, #1) and "20/20" (8.301 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.9, #2).

FOX (5.106 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.4, #2) then bumped up to second place with its revised lineup of "Bones" (7.407 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.8, #3), "Enlisted" (3.226 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T8) and "Raising Hope" (2.384 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.8, #13).

Next up was NBC (5.408 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.3, #3) with originals from "Dateline NBC" (7.278 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T5) and "Grimm" (5.856 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.5, #4) plus the season finale of "Dracula" (3.091 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T8).

Meanwhile, CBS (8.041 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.1, #4) served up repeats of "Undercover Boss" (6.390 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.2, #7), "Hawaii Five-0" (8.053 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T8) and "Blue Bloods" (9.681 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T8).

And finally, a new "The Carrie Diaries" (0.917 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.3, #14) and a repeat "Supernatural" (0.628 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.2, #15) closed out the evening on The CW (0.772 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5). In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Carrie" delivered a 0.6 rating at 8:00/7:00c and "Supernatural" a 0.2 rating at 9:00/8:00c.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+66.67% - Enlisted
+20.00% - Bones
+14.29% - Raising Hope
+11.76% - 20/20
+11.11% - Dracula
+4.76% - Shark Tank
0.00% - Grimm
0.00% - Last Man Standing
0.00% - The Neighbors
-6.67% - Dateline NBC
-25.00% - The Carrie Diaries

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+57.14% - Shark Tank (vs. Shark Tank (Repeat))
+55.56% - Last Man Standing (vs. Last Man Standing (Repeat))
+40.00% - Dateline NBC (vs. Betty White's Off Their Rockers (Repeats))
+38.46% - Bones (vs. Kitchen Nightmares)
+35.71% - 20/20
+25.00% - Grimm (vs. Dateline NBC)
+12.50% - The Neighbors (vs. Malibu Country (Repeat))
-9.09% - Enlisted (vs. The Following (Repeat))
-16.67% - Dracula (vs. Dateline NBC)
-27.27% - Raising Hope (vs. The Following (Repeat))
-40.00% - The Carrie Diaries (vs. Nikita)

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," 3.2/7; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.3/5; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.3/5 with an encore.

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

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.5/4 in metered-market households and a 0.5/2 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.9/6 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" (0.7/4 in 18-49) 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 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (1/25/13):

NBC (4.989 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T1) was one of three networks to split the demo crown on Friday with repeats of "Betty White's Off Their Rockers" (4.205 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T7), another "Betty White's Off Their Rockers" (3.741 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T7) and a two-hour "Dateline NBC" (5.498 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #5).

ABC (4.678 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T1) likewise shared the gold with encores of "Last Man Standing" (4.830 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.9, #11), "Malibu Country" (4.169 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.8, #12) and "Shark Tank" (5.034 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T1) plus a new "20/20" (4.502 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T1).

Next up was FOX (3.495 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T1) with the return of "Kitchen Nightmares" (3.776 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.3, #4) and a rebroadcast of "The Following" (3.214 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.1, #6) premiere.

Meanwhile, CBS (7.439 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.1, #4) then offered up its all-repeat lineup of "Undercover Boss" (7.083 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T1), "CSI: NY" (7.433 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T7) and "Blue Bloods" (7.802 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T7).

And finally, a new "Nikita" (1.594 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.5, #13) and a repeat of "The Carries Diaries" (0.817 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.4, #14) closed out the night over on The CW (1.205 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5). In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Nikita" delivered a 0.5 rating at 8:00/7:00c and "Carrie" a 0.5 rating at 9:00/8:00c.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+25.00% - Nikita
+18.18% - Kitchen Nightmares (vs. 12/14/12)
+16.67% - 20/20
0.00% - Dateline NBC

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+25.00% - Nikita (vs. Nikita (Repeat))
0.00% - Dateline NBC (vs. Chuck/Dateline NBC)
-6.67% - 20/20
-7.14% - Kitchen Nightmares

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," 3.0/7; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.1/5 with an encore; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.4/6.

* 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 with an encore; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.9/4.

* From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.7/5 in metered-market households and a 0.7/4 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 with an encore telecast) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.1/3 with an encore). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/3 in 18-49 with an encore) topped "Late Late Show" (0.3/2 with an encore).

* At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.9/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.3/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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