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[05/13/14 - 08:27 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice," "The Blacklist" Help NBC Top Demos
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 (5/12/14):

NBC (10.797 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.8, #1) was the demo champ on Monday thanks to a new "The Voice" (10.947 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.0, #1) and the season finale of "The Blacklist" (10.499 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.6, #2).

ABC (12.657 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.1, #2) then claimed the silver with a new "Dancing with the Stars" (13.807 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.2, #3) alongside the season finale of "Castle" (10.358 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.0, #T4).

Next up was FOX (6.349 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.8, #3) with originals from "Bones" (6.256 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.6, #7) and "24: Live Another Day" (6.442 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.0, #T4).

Meanwhile, CBS (5.199 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.3, #4) served up a repeat of "2 Broke Girls" (5.109 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T9) followed by new episodes of "Friends with Better Lives" (4.873 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.5, #8) and "Mike & Molly" (6.956 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.0, #T4) plus repeats of "Two and a Half Men" (4.894 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T9) and "NCIS" (4.679 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.9, #11).

And finally, the de facto finale of "Star-Crossed" (1.166 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #12) and a repeat of "The Originals" (0.947 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #13) closed out the night on The CW (1.057 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5). In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Star-Crossed" delivered a 0.3 rating while "Originals" posted a 0.2 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - Star-Crossed
+25.00% - Castle
+22.22% - Dancing with the Stars
+14.29% - Bones (vs. 4/21/14)
+11.11% - Mike & Molly
0.00% - The Voice
-3.70% - The Blacklist
-6.25% - Friends with Better Lives
-20.00% - 24: Live Another Day

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+36.84% - The Blacklist (vs. Revolution)
+33.33% - Star-Crossed (vs. 90210)
+17.65% - 24: Live Another Day (vs. Hell's Kitchen)
+10.00% - Dancing with the Stars
-5.88% - Bones (vs. Hell's Kitchen)
-9.09% - Castle
-16.67% - The Voice
-31.03% - Mike & Molly (vs. 2 Broke Girls)
-37.50% - Friends with Better Lives (vs. The Big Bang Theory (Repeat))

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

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Here are the highlights of the 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (5/13/13):

NBC (9.263 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.1, #1) took home the adults 18-49 crown on Monday thanks to new episodes of "The Voice" (11.033 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.6, #1) and "Revolution" (5.724 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.9, #8).

CBS (8.058 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.5, #2) then claimed the silver with the season finale of "How I Met Your Mother" (8.372 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 3.4, #2), a repeat of "The Big Bang Theory" (7.371 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 2.4, #T4), the season finale of "2 Broke Girls" (8.925 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.9, #3) and originals from "Mike & Molly" (8.323 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.4, #T4) and "Hawaii Five-0" (7.680 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.8, #9).

Next up was ABC (12.427 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.0, #3) with its mix of "Dancing with the Stars" (13.009 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.0, #7) and the season finale of "Castle" (11.264 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.2, #6).

Meanwhile, FOX (3.973 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.7, #4) offered up a special night of "Hell's Kitchen" (4.047 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T10) and a second "Hell's Kitchen" (3.900 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T10).

And finally, The CW (0.621 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) closed out the evening with the first hour of the "90210" (0.731 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #12) finale and a second hour of the "90210" (0.512 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #13) finale. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "90210" delivered a 0.4 rating at 8:00/7:00c and a 0.3 rating at 9:00/8:00c.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+30.77% - How I Met Your Mother
+11.54% - 2 Broke Girls
+10.00% - Castle
+9.09% - Mike & Molly
+5.26% - Dancing with the Stars
-5.26% - Hawaii Five-0
-7.69% - The Voice
-9.52% - Revolution
-10.53% - Hell's Kitchen (vs. 5/7/13)
-33.33% - 90210

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+5.56% - Revolution (vs. Smash)
0.00% - How I Met Your Mother
0.00% - The Voice (vs. America's Got Talent)
-10.53% - Hell's Kitchen - 8:00 (vs. Bones)
-12.00% - Castle (vs. The Bachelorette)
-22.73% - Hell's Kitchen - 9:00 (vs. House)
-23.08% - Dancing with the Stars
-23.68% - 2 Broke Girls (vs. Two and a Half Men)
-27.27% - Mike & Molly
-33.33% - Hawaii Five-0
-50.00% - 90210 - 8:00 (vs. Gossip Girl)
-66.67% - 90210 - 9:00 (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," 2.8/7; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.4/6; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.1/6.

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

* From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET Wednesday night, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.2/4 in metered-market households and a 0.4/2 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" (1.1/4). 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 0.3/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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