or


[04/11/12 - 08:44 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Fashion Star" Matches Season High as NBC, FOX Share Demo Crown
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for tuesday, april 10, 2012)

Here are the highlights of the 15 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night:

NBC (6.73 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.5, #T1) and FOX (5.65 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.5, #T1) split the demo crown on Tuesday as the latter offered up the return of "Glee" (6.69 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 2.7, #T3) - nevertheless a season low - plus new episodes of "New Girl" (5.27 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 2.7, #T3) and "Raising Hope" (3.95 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.9, #T8).

The Peacock then served up new episodes of "The Biggest Loser 13" (6.69 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 2.2, #7), "The Voice" (8.87 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 3.5, #1) - a season high for NBC in the time slot - and "Fashion Star" (4.65 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.8, #T10) - which matched its season high.

Next up was CBS (13.20 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.4, #3) with its original mix of "NCIS" (17.31 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.1, #2) - a season low, "NCIS: Los Angeles" (12.80 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.3, #T5) - a series low - and "Unforgettable" (9.48 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.8, #T10) - likewise a series low.

Meanwhile, ABC (9.68 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.9, #4) went with its combination of "Last Man Standing" (6.72 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.7, #12) - its series low, "Cougar Town" (4.96 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.5, #13), "Dancing With the Stars" (13.02 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.3, #T5) - its lowest-rated results show ever - and the season finale of "Body of Proof" (10.17 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.9, #T8).

And finally, repeat of "90210" (0.76 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.3, #15) led into the penultimate week of "Ringer" (1.22 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.5, #14) on The CW (0.99 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5). In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "90210" delivered a 0.3 rating while "Ringer" posted a 0.6 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+25.00% - Ringer
+20.00% - Fashion Star
+18.75% - Raising Hope
+17.39% - New Girl
+10.00% - The Biggest Loser 13
+9.38% - The Voice
-5.00% - Body of Proof
-6.25% - Cougar Town (vs. 3/20/12)
-6.90% - Glee (vs. 2/21/12)
-8.82% - NCIS (vs. 3/27/12)
-10.00% - Unforgettable (vs. 3/27/12)
-10.53% - Last Man Standing (vs. 3/20/12)
-14.81% - Dancing With the Stars
-20.69% - NCIS: Los Angeles (vs. 3/27/12)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+150.00% - Ringer (vs. Hellcats (Repeat))
+145.45% - New Girl (vs. Raising Hope (Repeat))
+111.11% - Raising Hope (vs. Traffic Light)
+92.86% - Glee (vs. Glee (Repeat))
+34.62% - The Voice (vs. The Biggest Loser)
+21.43% - Last Man Standing (vs. Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution)
+7.14% - Cougar Town (vs. Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution)
-10.00% - Fashion Star (vs. Parenthood)
-10.00% - Unforgettable (vs. The Good Wife)
-15.38% - The Biggest Loser 13
-18.42% - NCIS
-23.33% - Dancing With the Stars
-24.00% - Body of Proof
-30.30% - NCIS: Los Angeles

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," 2.5/6; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.4/6; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 3.8/9; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.2/7.

In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: �The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,� 0.8/3; "Late Show," 0.6/3; "Nightline," 1.2/5; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.6/4.

At 12:35 a.m., "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.3/4 in metered-market household) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.2/4). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/3 in 18-4) 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.


Here are the highlights of the 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (4/12/11):

CBS (15.16 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.0, #1) overwhelmed the competition on Tuesday with new episodes of "NCIS" (19.21 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.8, #1), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (15.35 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.3, #2) and "The Good Wife" (10.92 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.0, #T6).

NBC (6.49 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.4, #2) then moved up to second place with fresh installments of "The Biggest Loser" (7.18 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.6, #4) and "Parenthood" (5.09 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 2.0, #T6).

Next up was ABC (10.64 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.3, #3) with the premiere of "Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution" (5.32 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T8) followed by new episodes of "Dancing With the Stars" (15.46 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.0, #3) and "Body of Proof" (11.15 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.5, #5).

Meanwhile, FOX (3.47 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #4) was out of the hunt with repeats of "Glee" (4.19 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T8), "Raising Hope" (3.21 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.1, #10) and a new "Traffic Light" (2.29 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.9, #11).

And finally, repeats of "One Tree Hill" (0.76 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #12) and "Hellcats" (0.62 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #13) on The CW (0.69 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) rounded out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49): NCIS (5.60%), Parenthood (5.30%), Body of Proof (4.20%), The Good Wife (0.00%), Dancing With the Stars (-3.20%), The Biggest Loser (-3.70%), NCIS: Los Angeles (-5.70% vs. 3/29/11), Traffic Light (-18.20% vs. 3/29/11).

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," 2.6/7; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.8/7; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 3.5/8; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.7/5.

In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 0.9/4; "Late Show," 0.7/3; "Nightline," 1.1/4; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.6/3.

At 12:35 a.m., "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.2/4 in metered-market households with an encore) trailed CBS's first-run "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.3/5). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/3 in 18-49 with an encore) topped "Late Late Show" (0.4/3).

At 1:35 a.m., Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.7/3 with an encore in metered-market households and a 0.3/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





  [march 2015]  
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
[03/30/15 - 01:29 PM]
ABC Family's "The Fosters" and "Chasing Life" Rise to Season Highs in Finales
ABC Family further spins the numbers for Monday, March 23.

[03/30/15 - 12:00 PM]
National Geographic Channel's "Killing Jesus" Nabs 3.7 Million Viewers, Scoring Highest Total Viewership in Network History
National Geographic Channel spins the numbers for Sunday, March 29.

[03/30/15 - 11:46 AM]
"The Walking Dead" Season Five Finale Is Highest-Rated Finale in Series History, Delivering 15.8 Million Viewers and 10.4 Million Adults 18-49
AMC spins the numbers for Sunday, March 29.

[03/30/15 - 11:27 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: ABC's "Secrets and Lies" and "Fresh Off the Boat" Post Their Biggest Playback Gains Yet
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of March 9-15.

[03/30/15 - 09:37 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: "Fresh Off the Boat" Emerges as Tuesday's #1 Comedy in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 24.

[03/30/15 - 08:45 AM]
The "iHeart Radio Music Awards" Grows 21% Versus NBC's Average in Its Time Period Last Season Excluding Sports in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, March 29.

[03/30/15 - 08:37 AM]
ABC's "Once Upon a Time" Is Sunday's Top Scripted Broadcast Series
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, March 29.

[03/30/15 - 08:34 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Holds Onto Top Spots in Viewers, Demos
NCAA overrun helps power the Eye to the front of the broadcast pack last night.

[03/30/15 - 08:34 AM]
2015 NCAA Tournament Delivers Record-Setting Numbers Through Elite Eight
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, March 29.

[03/29/15 - 09:41 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Shares Demo Crown with ABC
"48 Hours" was the night's most-watched program among the broadcast networks.

[03/29/15 - 09:35 AM]
"Saturday Night Live," With Host Dwayne Johnson, Is the #1 Telecast of the Night on the Big 4 Networks in Metered-Market Households and Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, March 28.

[03/28/15 - 08:53 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NCAA Continues Its Reign for CBS
The Eye once again leads the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[03/28/15 - 08:36 AM]
"Grimm" Is Currently Reporting Its Top Total-Viewer Result Since January 23
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, March 27.

[03/27/15 - 01:13 PM]
Bravo Media's "The Millionaire Matchmaker" Earns Highest-Rated Episode of the Season with 2.2 Million Total Viewers
Bravo spins the numbers for Sunday, March 22.

[03/27/15 - 11:11 AM]
E!'s "The Royals" Shows Significant Audience Growth in Its Second Week
E! further spins the numbers for Sunday, March 22.