[05/07/14 - 08:49 AM]
"Chicago Fire" Scores Its Top Adults 18-49 Rating Since March 18 and Matches Its Best Rating Since January 7
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 6.

[via press release from NBC]

Tuesday Results:

· "The Voice" (2.4/8 in 18-49, 10.4 million viewers overall from 8-9:01 p.m. ET) ranks as the #1 show of the night in adults 18-49 and is #1 in its time period among the Big 4 networks in adults 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54 and women 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54. "The Voice" grew from half-hour to half-hour by +18% in adults 18-49 (to a 2.6 rating from a 2.2) and by 14% or 1.4 million persons in total viewers (11.1 million vs. 9.7 million).

· "Chicago Fire" (1.9/6 in 18-49, 7.0 million viewers overall from 10-11 p.m. ET) won the 10 p.m. hour among ABC, CBS and NBC in adults 18-49 and other key measures, to score the show's top rating since March 18 (1.9) and match its best rating since Jan. 7 (2.0). "Chicago Fire" grew from its first half-hour to its second by 6% (to a 1.9 from a 1.8), despite the 10 p.m. hour, to pull 0.3 of a point ahead of CBS's "Person of Interest" in the 10:30-11 p.m. half-hour (1.9 vs. 1.6) after the two shows had tied from 10-10:30 (1.8 each).

· "Chicago Fire" was up for a second original telecast in a row, growing by 6% versus its 1.8 on April 29 and by 12% versus its 1.7 on April 15.

· "About a Boy" (1.5/5 in 18-49, 6.4 million viewers overall from 9:01-9:31 p.m. ET) is currently retaining 94% of last week's 1.6 rating in adults 18-49. "Boy is the #1 comedy in the time period in adults 18-49, ahead of "The Goldbergs" (1.3) and "New Girl" (1.2),and is also the #1 Big 4 comedy in the slot among total viewers, adults 25-54 and other key measures.

· "Growing Up Fisher" (1.2/4 in 18-49, 5.2 million viewers overall from 9:31-10 p.m. ET) is the #1 comedy in the time period in total viewers (5.2 million) and adults 25-54 (1.7).

· In adults 18-34, NBC is #1 for the night among the Big 4 networks.

In Late-Night Metered Markets Tuesday night:

· In Nielsen's 56 metered markets, household results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 2.6/7; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.3/6; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.9/5.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 1.2/5; "Late Show," 0.4/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.6/3.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.1/4 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 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" (0.5/3 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.2/2).

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.7/3 in metered-market households and a 0.3/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

NOTE: All ratings are "live plus same day" from Nielsen Media Research unless otherwise indicated. Season figures are averages of "live plus seven day" data except for the two most recent weeks, which are "live plus same day."

  [may 2014]  


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