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[07/02/14 - 08:29 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Got Talent" Overshadow the Competition
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 (7/1/14):

NBC (9.686 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.2, #1) was of course the network to beat on Tuesday thanks to new episodes of "America's Got Talent" (10.947 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.6, #1) and the just-renewed "The Night Shift" (7.164 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.5, #2).

CBS (6.220 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T2) then claimed the silver with its repeat lineup of "NCIS" (7.965 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #3), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (5.846 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T6) and "Person of Interest" (4.849 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #8).

Next up was ABC (3.139 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T2) and originals from "Extreme Weight Loss" (3.203 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T4) and "Celebrity Wife Swap" (3.010 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T4).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.317 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #4) was out of the hunt with repeats of "Family Guy" (1.726 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T6), "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" (1.226 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T9), another "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" (1.272 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T9) and "The Mindy Project" (1.045 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.4, #11).

And finally, The CW (0.520 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) closed out the night with a new "Famous in 12" (0.518 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T12) and a repeat "Supernatural" (0.523 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T12). In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Famous" delivered a 0.1 rating while "Supernatural" posted a 0.3 rating.

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," 2.2/6 with an encore telecast; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 1.7/4 with an encore; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.7/4.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.8/4 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.3/1 with an encore; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/2.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.0/3 in metered-market households and a 0.3/2 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, "Late Night with Seth Meyers" (1.0/4 in metered-market households with an encore) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (0.8/3 with an encore). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.4/3 in 18-49 with an encore) topped "Late Late Show" (0.2/1 with an encore).

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.6/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.2/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.


Here are the highlights of the 11 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (7/2/13):

NBC (7.380 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.8, #1) was the top draw on Tuesday with its mix of "Betty White's Off Their Rockers" (3.401 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T6), another "Betty White's Off Their Rockers" (3.618 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T6) and a new two-hour "America's Got Talent" (9.316 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.3, #1).

FOX (4.306 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.5, #2) then claimed the silver with its weekly edition of "So You Think You Can Dance" (4.306 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.5, #3).

Next up was CBS (5.985 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #3) and its lineup of "NCIS" (8.186 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #4), "Big Brother 15" (5.626 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.8, #2) and "Person of Interest" (4.143 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #8).

Meanwhile, ABC (3.304 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4) offered up a new "Extreme Weight Loss" (3.445 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.0, #5) and a repeat of "Body of Proof" (3.023 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.6, #9).

And finally, rebroadcasts of "Hart of Dixie" (0.731 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.3, #10) and "America's Next Top Model" (0.487 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #11) on The CW (0.609 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) closed out the night. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Dixie" delivered a 0.4 rating at 8:00/7:00c and "Model" a 0.3 rating at 9:00/8:00c.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
-6.25% - So You Think You Can Dance
-11.54% - America's Got Talent
-16.67% - Extreme Weight Loss
-27.27% - Betty White's Off Their Rockers

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+125.00% - Big Brother 15 (vs. NCIS: Los Angeles (Repeat))
+27.78% - America's Got Talent (vs. America's Got Talent/Love in the Wild)
+25.00% - Extreme Weight Loss (vs. Wipeout (Repeat)/Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition (Repeat))
-20.00% - Betty White's Off Their Rockers (vs. America's Got Talent (Repeat))
-23.08% - So You Think You Can Dance (vs. Hell's Kitchen/MasterChef)

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 with an encore telecast; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 1.8/4 with an encore; 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 with Jay Leno," 0.9/4 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.4/2 with an encore; 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 0.3/2 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

·From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.3/5 in metered-market households with an encore) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (0.9/3 with an encore). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/3 in 18-49 with an encore) topped "Late Late Show" (0.3/2 with an encore).

·At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.9/4 in metered-market households with an encore 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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