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[11/05/14 - 08:34 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Demos with "MasterChef Junior"
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 16 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (11/4/14):

FOX (4.108 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.6, #1) took home the demo crown on Tuesday thanks to the return of "MasterChef Junior" (5.051 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.8, #2) followed by new episodes of "New Girl" (3.422 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.6, #3) and "The Mindy Project" (2.909 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T6).

NBC (6.114 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #2) then claimed a close second place with its mix of "The Voice" (9.517 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.3, #1), "Marry Me" (4.981 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T6), "About a Boy" (4.130 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.1, #9) and "NBC News Special" (4.270 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T10).

Next up was CBS (9.027 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #3) with repeats of "NCIS: New Orleans" (10.001 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.4, #5) and "NCIS" (11.712 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #4) plus "CBS News Special" (5.367 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T13).

Meanwhile, ABC (3.681 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #4) offered up a new "Selfie" (3.945 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T10), a second "Selfie" (3.419 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.9, #12) and specials "Marvel: 75 Years, From Pulp to Pop!" (3.853 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.2, #8) and "ABC News Special" (3.508 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T13).

And finally, repeats of "The Flash" (1.870 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.6, #15) and "Supernatural" (1.288 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.5, #16) on The CW (1.579 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #5) closed out the night. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "The Flash" posted a 0.3 rating while "Supernatural" delivered a 0.4 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - New Girl
+30.00% - The Mindy Project
-8.33% - About a Boy
-9.09% - Selfie - 8:00
-17.86% - The Voice
-18.75% - Marry Me

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+20.00% - MasterChef Junior (vs. Dads/Brooklyn Nine-Nine)
+9.52% - The Voice (vs. The Biggest Loser 15)
-11.11% - Marvel: 75 Years, From Pulp to Pop! (vs. The Goldbergs/Trophy Wife)
-13.33% - The Mindy Project
-20.00% - New Girl
-60.00% - Selfie - 8:00 (vs. Marvel's Agents of SHIELD)
-60.61% - Marry Me (vs. The Voice)
-64.00% - Selfie - 8:30 (vs. Marvel's Agents of SHIELD)
-66.67% - About a Boy (vs. The Voice)

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," 2.4/7; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.0/5 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 Starring Jimmy Fallon," 1.0/5; "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 0.4/2 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, "Late Night with Seth Meyers" (1.2/4 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.0/3 with an encore). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/3 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.2/1 with an encore).

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.7/3 in metered-market households and a 0.2/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.


Here are the highlights of the 15 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (11/5/13):

NBC (9.718 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.9, #1) was the top demo draw on Tuesday with a new "The Biggest Loser 15" (6.821 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.1, #5) followed by an expanded two-hour "The Voice" (11.167 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 3.3, #1).

CBS (15.115 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.4, #2) then took home the silver with originals from "NCIS" (18.981 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.9, #2), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (14.651 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.4, #4) and "Person of Interest" (11.714 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.9, #7).

Next up was FOX (3.580 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.6, #3) and its comedy lineup of "Dads" (3.671 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.4, #11), "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" (3.893 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.6, #8), "New Girl" (3.872 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 2.0, #6) and "The Mindy Project" (2.882 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T9).

Meanwhile, ABC (4.935 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.5, #4) served up its mix of "Marvel's Agents of SHIELD" (7.028 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.5, #3), "The Goldbergs" (5.013 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T9), "Trophy Wife" (3.765 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.2, #12) and "In the Spotlight with Robin Roberts: Countdown to the CMA Awards" (3.388 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.7, #15).

And finally, new episodes of "The Originals" (2.030 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T13) and "Supernatural" (2.104 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T13) on The CW (2.067 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.9, #5) closed out the night. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Originals" delivered a 1.2 rating while "Supernatural" posted a 1.0 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+16.67% - The Biggest Loser 15
+11.11% - New Girl
+7.14% - The Mindy Project
+5.56% - Person of Interest
0.00% - Brooklyn Nine-Nine
0.00% - Dads
0.00% - The Originals
-3.33% - NCIS
-3.85% - Marvel's Agents of SHIELD
-5.71% - The Voice
-7.69% - NCIS: Los Angeles
-11.76% - The Goldbergs
-14.29% - Trophy Wife
-18.18% - Supernatural

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+125.00% - Supernatural (vs. Emily Owens, MD (Repeat))
+50.00% - The Originals (vs. Arrow (Repeat))
+7.41% - NCIS (vs. CBS News Special)
0.00% - New Girl (vs. FOX News Special)
-11.11% - NCIS: Los Angeles (vs. CBS News Special)
-20.00% - Brooklyn Nine-Nine (vs. FOX News Special)
-25.00% - The Mindy Project (vs. FOX News Special)
-28.26% - The Voice (vs. NBC News Special)
-29.63% - Person of Interest (vs. CBS News Special)
-30.00% - Dads (vs. FOX News Special)
-34.21% - Marvel's Agents of SHIELD (vs. ABC News Special)
-54.35% - The Biggest Loser 15 (vs. NBC News Special)
-60.53% - The Goldbergs (vs. ABC News Special)
-68.42% - Trophy Wife (vs. ABC News Special)
-81.58% - In the Spotlight with Robin Roberts: Countdown to the CMA Awards (vs. ABC News Special)

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," 2.8/8; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.6/7; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.0/6.

·In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 1.0/5; "Late Show," 0.5/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.7/4.

·From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.1/4 in metered-market households and a 0.4/2 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

·From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.5/6 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.3/5). 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 0.9/4 in metered-market households 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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