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[10/07/14 - 08:28 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Charts with "The Voice," "The Blacklist"
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 (10/6/14):

NBC (11.538 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.3, #1) was the top draw on Monday thanks to new episodes of "The Voice" (12.283 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.6, #2) and "The Blacklist" (10.051 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.7, #4).

CBS (11.373 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.6, #2) then claimed the silver with its mix of "The Big Bang Theory" (15.539 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 4.4, #1), a repeat "The Big Bang Theory" (11.868 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.9, #3) and new episodes of "Scorpion" (11.816 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.5, #T5) and "NCIS: Los Angeles" (8.599 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.6, #10).

Next up was FOX (5.369 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.1, #3) and its lineup of "Gotham" (6.280 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 2.5, #T5) and "Sleepy Hollow" (4.460 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.7, #9).

Meanwhile, ABC (11.319 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.8, #4) offered up new episodes of "Dancing with the Stars" (12.151 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.8, #8) and "Castle" (9.655 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.9, #7).

And finally, The CW (1.209 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.6, #5) served up the return of "The Originals" (1.350 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.7, #11) plus a "Supernatural Special" (1.069 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.5, #12). In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), the "Originals" delivered a 1.0 rating while "Supernatural" posted a 0.6 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Sleepy Hollow
-3.57% - The Blacklist
-5.26% - Dancing with the Stars
-6.38% - The Big Bang Theory
-7.69% - The Voice
-10.71% - Gotham
-15.79% - NCIS: Los Angeles
-16.67% - Scorpion
-20.83% - Castle

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+75.00% - The Originals (vs. Hart of Dixie)
+51.72% - The Big Bang Theory (vs. How I Met Your Mother)
+33.33% - NCIS: Los Angeles (vs. Hostages)
+25.00% - Gotham (vs. Bones)
+25.00% - Supernatural Special (vs. Beauty and the Beast)
+19.05% - Scorpion (vs. 2 Broke Girls/Mom)
-5.00% - Castle
-14.29% - Dancing with the Stars
-15.63% - The Blacklist
-20.00% - The Voice
-37.04% - Sleepy Hollow

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," 3.1/8; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.1/5; 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 Starring Jimmy Fallon," 1.0/5; "Late Show," 0.4/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/3.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.2/4 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" (1.5/5 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.1/4 with an encore). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/3 in 18-49) 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 and a 0.3/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.


Here are the highlights of the 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (10/7/13):

NBC (13.302 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 4.1, #1) was still the network to beat on Monday with new episodes of "The Voice" (14.324 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 4.5, #1) and "The Blacklist" (11.260 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.2, #2).

FOX (7.442 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.3, #2) then was a distant second place wth originals from "Bones" (7.116 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 2.0, #T7) and "Sleepy Hollow" (7.768 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.7, #4).

Next up was ABC (12.288 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.1, #3) with fresh installments of "Dancing with the Stars" (13.039 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.1, #6) and "Castle" (10.787 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.0, #T7).

Meanwhile, CBS (6.152 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.9, #4) served up its mix of "How I Met Your Mother" (7.383 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.9, #3), "We Are Men" (5.417 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.8, #10), "2 Broke Girls" (7.181 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 2.2, #5), "Mom" (6.653 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 2.0, #T7) and "Hostages" (5.139 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.2, #11).

And finally, the return of "Hart of Dixie" (1.181 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T12) and "Beauty and the Beast" (1.219 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T12) on The CW (1.200 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5) closed out the night. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Dixie" delivered a 0.5 rating while "Beast" posted a 0.4 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+5.00% - Dancing with the Stars
-2.17% - The Voice
-6.45% - How I Met Your Mother
-8.33% - 2 Broke Girls
-9.09% - Castle
-9.09% - Bones
-9.09% - Mom
-10.00% - Sleepy Hollow
-10.00% - We Are Men
-11.11% - The Blacklist
-20.00% - Hostages

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+200.00% - Sleepy Hollow (vs. The Mob Doctor)
+3.23% - The Blacklist (vs. Revolution)
0.00% - Dancing with the Stars
0.00% - Bones
0.00% - Beauty and the Beast (vs. Gossip Girl)
-4.26% - The Voice
-9.09% - Castle
-9.38% - How I Met Your Mother
-18.18% - We Are Men (vs. Partners)
-20.00% - Hart of Dixie (vs. 90210)
-35.48% - Mom (vs. Mike & Molly)
-40.54% - 2 Broke Girls
-45.45% - Hostages (vs. Hawaii Five-0)

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," 3.0/8; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.3/6; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.3/6.

·In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 1.0/5; "Late Show," 0.4/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.7/4.

·From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.4/5 in metered-market households and a 0.4/3 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

·From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.6/6 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.2/4). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.6/4 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.3/2).

·At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 1.0/4 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.4/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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