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[05/02/14 - 08:28 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Demos for Second Week in a Row
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 (5/1/14):

CBS (9.429 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.2, #1) was still to top draw on Thursday with its mix of "The Big Bang Theory" (15.687 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 4.4, #1), "The Millers" (9.579 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.1, #T3), "Two and a Half Men" (9.161 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.1, #T3), "Bad Teacher" (6.521 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T8) and "Elementary" (7.817 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T6).

NBC (5.449 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.7, #2) then snagged the silver with its presentation of the "iHeartRadio Music Awards" (5.449 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.7, #5).

Next up was ABC (6.080 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.6, #3) with a repeat of "Grey's Anatomy" (4.141 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.9, #12) followed by new episodes of "Grey's Anatomy" (8.693 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.6, #2) and "Black Box" (5.405 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.3, #10).

Meanwhile, FOX (4.927 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.4, #4) served up originals from "Hell's Kitchen" (4.441 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T6), "American Idol" (6.917 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T8) and "Surviving Jack" (3.910 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.0, #11)

And finally, originals from "The Vampire Diaries" (1.816 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.7, #13) and "Reign" (1.424 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.5, #14) on The CW (1.620 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.6, #5) closed out the night. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Diaries" delivered a 1.3 rating at 8:00/7:00c and "Reign" a 0.6 rating at 9:00/8:00c.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+13.04% - Grey's Anatomy
+2.33% - The Big Bang Theory
0.00% - Elementary
0.00% - Surviving Jack
0.00% - The Vampire Diaries
0.00% - Reign
-5.88% - Hell's Kitchen
-13.33% - Black Box
-16.00% - The Millers
-16.00% - Two and a Half Men
-16.67% - American Idol
-28.57% - Bad Teacher

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+21.43% - iHeartRadio Music Awards (vs. Various)
0.00% - Reign (vs. Beauty and the Beast)
-4.35% - The Big Bang Theory
-10.34% - Grey's Anatomy
-12.50% - Two and a Half Men (vs. Person of Interest)
-16.67% - American Idol (vs. Glee)
-20.00% - Elementary
-22.22% - The Vampire Diaries
-32.26% - The Millers (vs. Two and a Half Men)
-36.00% - Hell's Kitchen (vs. American Idol)
-37.50% - Bad Teacher (vs. Person of Interest)
-44.44% - Surviving Jack (vs. Glee)
-50.00% - Black Box (vs. Scandal)

In late-night metered market ratings (via NBC's press release):

· In Nielsen's 56 metered markets, household results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 2.7/7; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.1/5; 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 Starring Jimmy Fallon,"1.1/5; "Late Show," 0.5/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.7/3.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, 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 Seth Meyers" (1.2/4 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" (0.5/4 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 and a 0.3/3 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 (5/2/13):

CBS (12.017 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.7, #1) was the network to beat on Thursday with its mix of "The Big Bang Theory" (15.691 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 4.6, #1), "Two and a Half Men" (11.899 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.1, #2), "Person of Interest" (12.756 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.4, #6) and "Elementary" (9.500 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.0, #7).

FOX (8.102 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.2, #T2) and ABC (6.752 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.2, #T2) then split the silver as the former served up new episodes of "American Idol" (10.976 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.5, #5) and "Glee" (5.228 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.8, #9).

As for ABC, the Alphabet offered up the season finale of "Wife Swap" (3.623 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.1, #13) followed by new episodes of "Grey's Anatomy" (8.498 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.9, #3) and "Scandal" (8.134 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 2.6, #4).

Meanwhile, NBC (2.940 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.4, #4) offered up new episodes of "Community" (2.799 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.2, #12), "The Office" (3.344 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.7, #10), a second "The Office" (3.588 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.9, #8), the season finale of "Parks & Recreation" (2.892 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.5, #11) and a new "Hannibal" (2.508 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 1.0, #14).

And finally, fresh installments of "The Vampire Diaries" (2.130 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.9, #15) and "Beauty and the Beast" (1.255 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.5, #16) on The CW (1.692 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #5) closed out the evening. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Diaries" delivered a 1.5 rating at 8:00/7:00c and "Beast" a 0.7 rating at 9:00/8:00c.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+20.00% - Community
+15.38% - Parks & Recreation
+11.76% - The Office
+10.71% - Two and a Half Men
+9.52% - The Big Bang Theory
+7.41% - Grey's Anatomy
0.00% - Person of Interest
0.00% - Elementary
0.00% - Glee
0.00% - Wife Swap
0.00% - Hannibal
0.00% - The Vampire Diaries
0.00% - Beauty and the Beast
-7.14% - Scandal
-7.41% - American Idol

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+42.86% - Hannibal (vs. Awake)
+23.81% - Scandal
+21.43% - The Office - 8:30 (vs. 30 Rock)
+14.81% - Two and a Half Men (vs. Rules of Engagement)
0.00% - The Big Bang Theory
0.00% - Wife Swap (vs. Missing)
-4.00% - Person of Interest
-9.38% - Grey's Anatomy
-11.76% - Parks & Recreation
-14.29% - Community
-14.29% - Glee (vs. Touch)
-16.67% - Elementary (vs. The Mentalist)
-16.67% - Beauty and the Beast (vs. The Secret Circle)
-17.39% - The Office - 9:00
-18.18% - The Vampire Diaries
-35.90% - American Idol

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; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.5/7; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.4/6.

* 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," 0.6/3; 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 0.5/3 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

* From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.2/4 in metered-market households) tied 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 0.8/3 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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