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[08/26/14 - 08:37 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: Emmys Put NBC on Top
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 (8/25/14):

NBC (13.778 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.8, #1) was of course the network to beat on Monday with its coverage of "The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards" (13.778 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.8, #1).

Second place then went to FOX (4.621 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.8, #2) with its duo of "MasterChef" (5.340 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.0, #2) and "Hotel Hell" (3.902 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.6, #3).

Next up was ABC (4.155 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #3) with originals from "Bachelor in Paradise" (4.646 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.3, #5) and "Mistresses" (3.173 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T8).

Meanwhile, CBS (5.035 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #4) served up repeats of "2 Broke Girls" (3.927 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T8), "Mom" (3.955 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.0, #7), "Mike & Molly" (4.865 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #6), "Two and a Half Men" (4.279 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T8) and a new "Under the Dome" (6.592 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.4, #4).

And finally, The CW (1.164 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5) closed out the night with repeats of "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (1.235 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T11) and another "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (1.270 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T11) plus a new "America's Next Top Model" (1.076 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T11). In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), said trio posted 0.3, 0.3 and 0.6 rating, respectively.

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," 2.9/8 with an encore telecast; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 1.9/5; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.5/4 with an encore.

·In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 1.1/5 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.4/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/2 with an encore.

·From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.0/4 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 Seth Meyers" (1.4/5 in metered-market households with an encore) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.0/4 with an encore). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/4 in 18-49 with an encore) topped "Late Late Show" (0.2/2 with an encore).

·At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.8/4 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.3/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.


Here are the highlights of the 17 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (8/26/13):

CBS (6.828 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.7, #1) was the network to beat on Monday with its mix of "How I Met Your Mother" (4.449 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T4), "2 Broke Girls" (3.988 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T7), another "2 Broke Girls" (5.193 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T4), "Mike & Molly" (5.708 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.5, #3) and a new "Under the Dome" (10.814 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.5, #1).

NBC (3.919 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #2) then took home the silver with a new "American Ninja Warrior" (5.783 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.7, #2), the season finale of "Get Out Alive with Bear Grylls" (4.099 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.3, #6) and a new "Siberia" (1.876 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T12).

Next up was ABC (3.731 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #3) with a repeat of "Shark Tank" (4.564 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T7) followed by the relocated "Mistresses" (3.436 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.0, #9) and a second run of "Castle" (3.194 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.5, #15).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.873 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #4) offered up repeats of "Raising Hope" (2.152 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T10), "Raising Hope" (1.886 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T12), "New Girl" (1.788 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T10) and "The Mindy Project" (1.665 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T12).

And finally, a repeat "Hart of Dixie" (0.800 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T16) plus a new "Breaking Pointe" (0.533 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T16) on The CW (0.666 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) finished out the night. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Dixie" delivered a 0.3 rating while "Pointe" posted a 0.2 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+13.33% - American Ninja Warrior
+8.33% - Get Out Alive with Bear Grylls
+4.17% - Under the Dome
0.00% - Mistresses
0.00% - Siberia
0.00% - Breaking Pointe

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+127.27% - Under the Dome (vs. Hawaii Five-0 (Repeat))
+88.89% - American Ninja Warrior (vs. America's Got Talent (Repeat))
+44.44% - Get Out Alive with Bear Grylls (vs. Stars Earn Stripes)
-23.08% - Mistresses (vs. Bachelor Pad)
-33.33% - Breaking Pointe (vs. America's Next Top Model (Repeat))
-56.25% - Siberia (vs. Grimm)

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," 2.3/6; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.2/6; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.5/4 with an encore.

·In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 0.7/4; "Late Show," 0.5/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/3 with an encore.

·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 Jimmy Fallon" (1.1/4 in metered-market households with an encore) tied CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.1/4 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" (0.2/2 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 0.3/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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