or


[05/24/14 - 05:43 PM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, NBC Top Demos with Newsmagazines
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 11 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (5/23/14):

ABC (5.253 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T1) was the demo champ on Friday thanks to repeat of "Shark Tank" (4.880 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.1, #4) followed by the return of "Primetime: What Would You Do?" (4.948 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T1) and a new "20/20" (5.931 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T1).

Sharing top honors was NBC (5.232 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T1) with a repeat of "Dateline NBC" (6.417 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T1) alongside the season finale of "Hannibal" (2.863 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.9, #5).

Next up was CBS (5.255 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.7, #3) and its all-repeat lineup of "Undercover Boss" (3.860 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T7), "Hawaii Five-0" (4.845 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T7) and "Blue Bloods" (7.060 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.8, #6).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.319 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.3, #4) served up encores of "24: Live Another Day" (1.481 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T9) and "Gang Related" (1.157 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T9).

And finally, the conclusion to "Labyrinth, Part 2" (0.942 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #11) on The CW (0.942 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) rounded out the night. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), the film managed a 0.6 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Hannibal
-13.33% - 20/20 (vs. 5/9/14)
-50.00% - Labyrinth, Part 2 (vs. 5/22/14)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+18.18% - 20/20 (vs. 20/20 (Repeat))
0.00% - Hannibal (vs. Rock Center With Brian Williams)
-18.75% - Primetime: What Would You Do? (vs. Shark Tank (Repeat))
-33.33% - Labyrinth, Part 2 (vs. Nikita (Repeat)/Supernatural (Repeat))

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

TBA


Here are the highlights of the 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (5/24/13):

ABC (4.785 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.3, #1) was the network to beat on Friday with its all-repeat lineup of "Shark Tank" (4.401 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.3, #2), another "Shark Tank" (4.929 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.6, #1) and "20/20" (5.026 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #3).

NBC (5.108 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #2) then claimed the silver with a rebroadcast of "Dateline NBC" (5.636 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T4) and a new "Rock Center With Brian Williams" (4.051 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.9, #6).

Next up was FOX (2.842 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #3) with a repeat of "Bones" (2.964 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T7) and the special "Brain Games" (2.722 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T4).

Meanwhile, CBS (4.953 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4) offered up second runs of "Undercover Boss" (3.943 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T7), "Blue Bloods" (4.817 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T9) and another "Blue Bloods" (6.100 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T9).

And finally, repeats of "Nikita" (0.906 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T11) and "Supernatural" (0.880 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T11) on The CW (0.893 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) closed out the night. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Nikita" delivered a 0.4 rating at 8:00/7:00c and "Supernatural" a 0.3 rating at 9:00/8:00c.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):

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

TBA

Source: Nielsen Media Research





  [may 2014]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
    


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)









most recent ratings | view all posts
[11/25/14 - 01:52 PM]
Hallmark Channel's "Countdown to Christmas" Is the Most Watched Network Among Women 25-54 for 4th Consecutive Weekend
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, November 22 and Sunday, November 23.

[11/25/14 - 01:17 PM]
"Homeland" and "The Affair" Deliver Their Highest Rated Episodes and Total Nights of the Season
Showtime spins the numbers for Sunday, November 23.

[11/25/14 - 11:55 AM]
Nickelodeon Tops Basic Cable with Kids and Total Viewers
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of November 17-23.

[11/25/14 - 11:14 AM]
CMT Keeps the Party Going as 1.3 Million Viewers Tune in for Premieres of "Party Down South 2" and "Drunksgiving" Special
CMT spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 19 and Thursday, November 20.

[11/25/14 - 10:43 AM]
Adult Swim Ranks #1 Among Basic Cable Networks for Total Day Delivery of Adults 18-24 & 18-34 and Men 18-24
Turner spins the numbers for the week of November 17-23.

[11/25/14 - 09:28 AM]
"60 Minutes" Makes the Top 10 for the Fifth Straight Week
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, November 23.

[11/25/14 - 08:49 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Holds Onto Demo Crown with "The Voice"
Plus: "Scorpion" on CBS gets a big boost from a special "The Big Bang Theory" repeat lead in.

[11/25/14 - 08:49 AM]
"The Voice" Is Currently the #1 Big 4 Telecast of the Night in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, November 24.

[11/25/14 - 08:39 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Matches Season Highs in Homes and Women 25-54
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of November 10-14.

[11/25/14 - 08:36 AM]
"Dancing with the Stars" Scores Season Highs and Is Up Year to Year
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, November 24.

[11/24/14 - 03:24 PM]
Thursday's "Kimmel" Is the Show's 2nd-Most-Social Episode Ever/Celebrities Read Mean Tweets #8 is the Biggest Yet in the Series
ABC spins the digital numbers for Thursday, November 20.

[11/24/14 - 03:02 PM]
Discovery's "Gold Rush" Remains #1 Program on All of Television Among Men 18-49
Discovery spins the numbers for Friday, November 21.

[11/24/14 - 11:17 AM]
L+7 Lifts "The Big Bang Theory" Past "Sunday Night Football" As the #1 Program in Viewers, A18-49 and Adults 25-54 in Week Seven
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of November 3-9.

[11/24/14 - 10:24 AM]
Live + 7 Ratings: ABC Claims 3 of the Week's Top 5 Biggest Broadcast Gainers in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of November 3-9.

[11/24/14 - 08:56 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Sunday Night Football" Holds Off "American Music Awards"
NBC wins the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.