or


[05/27/14 - 08:45 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "24: Live Another Day" Lead Demo Race
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 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (5/26/14):

FOX (4.936 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.5, #1) was the top demo draw on Memorial Day thanks to the return of "MasterChef" (4.140 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T3) and a new "24: Live Another Day" (5.731 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T1).

ABC (5.276 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T2) then was the most-watched network with a new "The Bachelorette" (5.739 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T3) and a repeat of "Castle" (4.351 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T8).

Next up was NBC (4.121 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T2) and "Countdown to American Ninja Warrior 2014" (2.983 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T8) followed by the two-hour season premiere of "American Ninja Warrior" (4.690 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T1).

Meanwhile, CBS (4.996 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #4) offered up its mix of "2 Broke Girls" (4.680 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T6), "Friends with Better Lives" (5.280 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T3), "Mike & Molly" (4.997 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T6), "Mom" (4.827 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T8) and "48 Hours" (5.097 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T8).

And finally, the feature "Memorial Day" (1.325 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #12) on The CW (1.325 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) closed out the night. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), the film posted a 0.3 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
-11.76% - 24: Live Another Day
-12.50% - Friends with Better Lives
-26.32% - The Bachelorette

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+150.00% - 24: Live Another Day (vs. New Girl (Repeat)/The Mindy Project (Repeat))
+115.38% - MasterChef (vs. Raising Hope (Repeat)/The Goodwin Games)
+55.56% - Friends with Better Lives (vs. Rules of Engagement (Repeat))
-25.00% - 48 Hours (vs. Hawaii Five-0 (Repeat))
-26.32% - The Bachelorette
-40.00% - American Ninja Warrior (vs. The Voice/Revolution)
-70.97% - Countdown to American Ninja Warrior 2014 (vs. The Voice)

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

TBA


Here are the highlights of the 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (5/27/13):

NBC (9.410 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.7, #1) was the network to beat on the holiday thanks to new episodes of "The Voice" (10.876 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.1, #1) and "Revolution" (6.479 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.9, #T2).

ABC (5.791 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.7, #2) then claimed the silver with the return of "The Bachelorette" (5.883 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.9, #T2) followed by the special "20/20: Bringing Up Baby - Royal Edition" (5.606 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.3, #4).

Next up was CBS (4.353 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #3) and its all-repeat lineup of "How I Met Your Mother" (3.595 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T8), "Rules of Engagement" (3.661 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T8), "2 Broke Girls" (4.214 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.0, #7), "Mike & Molly" (4.669 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T5) and "Hawaii Five-0" (4.989 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T5).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.438 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.6, #4) offered up its mix of "Raising Hope" (1.765 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.7, #10), "The Goodwin Games" (1.366 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T11), "New Girl" (1.323 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T11) and "The Mindy Project" (1.296 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T11).

And finally, the aptly scheduled feature "Memorial Day" (1.529 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.4, #14) on The CW (1.529 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5) closed out the evening. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), the film delivered a 0.3 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Revolution
-8.82% - The Voice
-14.29% - The Goodwin Games

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+111.11% - Revolution (vs. Grimm (Repeat))
+62.50% - 20/20: Bringing Up Baby - Royal Edition (vs. Castle (Repeat))
+31.91% - The Voice (vs. America's Got Talent/American Ninja Warrior)
+5.56% - The Bachelorette
-14.29% - The Goodwin Games (vs. House (Repeat))

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
[09/29/16 - 08:47 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Charts with "Empire"
ABC's "Designated Survivor" however is the only series to post year-to-year gains for its network.

[09/29/16 - 07:35 AM]
Logo Breaks Records with Highest Rated Thursday in Network History
Logo further spins the numbers for Thursday, September 22.

[09/28/16 - 10:20 AM]
OWN Delivers Its Highest-Rated, Most-Watched and Highest-Ranked Quarter in Network History
OWN spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[09/28/16 - 09:31 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos with "The Voice," "This Is Us"
The newcomer posts big gains from the Peacock's audience a year ago.

[09/27/16 - 09:10 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Coverage of the First Presidential Debate
Said 90-minute telecast draws a collective 45.3 million viewers between ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC.

[09/26/16 - 09:42 AM]
Bravo Media Finishes 3Q with the Biggest On-Air and Online Growth Among the Top 10 Ad Supported Cable Entertainment Networks
Bravo spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[09/26/16 - 08:37 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Sunday Night Football" Tops Charts on Night of Declines
FOX's "The Simpsons" is the only series to post year-to-year gains on the broadcast networks.

[09/25/16 - 11:26 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos with College Football
The Alphabet wins the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched network.

[09/25/16 - 11:18 AM]
"This Is Us" Grabs NBC's Best Premiere Live + 3 Lift Ever in 18-49 Rating
NBC further spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 20.

[09/25/16 - 11:02 AM]
FOX Comedies - "Brooklyn Nine-Nine," "New Girl" and "Scream Queens" - See Significant Gains in Live + 3
FOX further spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 20.

[09/25/16 - 10:12 AM]
College Football Week 4: ESPN/ABC with Five of the Six Highest Overnights Across All Networks
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, September 24.

[09/25/16 - 08:30 AM]
ABC's "S.H.I.E.L.D." Is Tuesday's Biggest Gainer in Adults 18-49 with a Best-Ever 82% Jump
ABC further spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 20.

[09/24/16 - 11:16 AM]
FOX Hit Dramas - "Gotham" and "Lucifer" - See Significant Gains in Live + 3
FOX further spins the numbers for Monday, September 19.

[09/24/16 - 10:06 AM]
Monday's "The Good Place" Is the Week's Top Debut Half-Hour of a New Comedy in Live + 3
NBC further spins the numbers for Monday, September 19.

[09/24/16 - 08:48 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "MacGyver" Debuts on Top for CBS
The Eye's reboot leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.