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[12/04/12 - 08:32 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice," "Blake Shelton" Put NBC on Top
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for monday, december 3, 2012)

Here are the highlights of the 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night:

NBC (10.98 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.5, #1) didn't skip a beat on Monday thanks to a new "The Voice" (11.99 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.9, #1) and the special "Blake Shelton's Not-So-Family Christmas" (8.96 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.8, #5).

CBS (8.92 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.7, #2) then claimed the silver with its mix of "How I Met Your Mother" (8.19 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 3.0, #4), a repeat of "2 Broke Girls" (6.73 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 2.2, #T6), an original "2 Broke Girls" (10.10 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.5, #2), "Mike & Molly" (10.19 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.1, #3) and "Hawaii Five-0" (9.15 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.2, #T6).

Next up was FOX (5.30 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.4, #3) with the fall finale of "Bones" (7.26 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.9, #8) alongside a new "The Mob Doctor" (3.35 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.8, #12).

Meanwhile, ABC (5.75 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #4) offered up its combination of "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" (4.23 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.9, #11), a second "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" (4.62 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.1, #10) and the fall finale of "Castle" (8.41 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.7, #9).

And finally, originals from "90210" (1.04 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.5, #13) and "Gossip Girl" (0.80 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.4, #14) closed out the evening over on The CW (0.92 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5). In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "90210" delivered a 0.7 rating while "Gossip Girl" posted a 0.7 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - 90210
0.00% - Gossip Girl
-4.35% - Hawaii Five-0
-7.14% - The Voice
-8.33% - Extreme Makeover: Home Edition - 9:00
-11.76% - How I Met Your Mother
-12.50% - 2 Broke Girls
-13.89% - Mike & Molly
-15.00% - Castle (vs. 11/19/12)
-17.39% - Bones
-30.77% - Extreme Makeover: Home Edition - 8:00
-33.33% - The Mob Doctor

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+254.55% - The Voice (vs. The Sing-Off)
+211.11% - Blake Shelton's Not-So-Family Christmas (vs. Rock Center With Brian Williams)
+10.00% - Extreme Makeover: Home Edition - 9:00 (vs. You Deserve It)
-5.00% - Bones (vs. American Country Awards)
-15.00% - Castle
-16.67% - 90210 (vs. Gossip Girl)
-26.19% - Mike & Molly
-26.67% - Hawaii Five-0
-30.00% - 2 Broke Girls (vs. Two and a Half Men)
-33.33% - How I Met Your Mother
-50.00% - Gossip Girl (vs. Hart of Dixie)
-60.00% - The Mob Doctor (vs. American Country Awards)
-64.00% - Extreme Makeover: Home Edition - 8:00 (vs. A Charlie Brown Christmas/Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. Nice)

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," 2.9/7; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.6/6; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 2.9/7; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.5/5 with an encore.

* 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," 0.8/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/3 with an encore.

* At 12:35 a.m., "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.4/5 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" (0.5/3 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.4/2).

* At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.9/4 in metered-market households and a 0.3/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.


Here are the highlights of the 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (12/5/11):

CBS (12.30 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 4.0, #1) was Monday's top draw thanks to its usual mix of "How I Met Your Mother" (11.71 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 4.5, #3), "2 Broke Girls" (12.78 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 4.6, #2), "Two and a Half Men" (15.04 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 5.0, #1), "Mike & Molly" (12.74 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 4.2, #4) and "Hawaii Five-0" (10.76 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 3.0, #5).

FOX (7.42 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.0, #2) then claimed the silver with its second annual "American Country Awards" (7.42 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 2.0, #T8).

Next up was ABC (6.55 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.8, #3) with its mix of "A Charlie Brown Christmas" (9.06 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.8, #6), "Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. Nice" (6.99 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 2.2, #7), "You Deserve It" (3.57 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.0, #11) and "Castle" (8.05 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 2.0, #T8).

Meanwhile, NBC (3.90 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #4) offered up a "The Sing-Off" (4.13 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.1, #10) holiday special followed by a new "Rock Center With Brian Williams" (3.42 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.9, #12).

And finally, the fall finales of "Gossip Girl" (1.28 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.6, #14) and "Hart of Dixie" (1.79 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.8, #13) on The CW (1.53 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #5) rounded out the night. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Gossip Girl" delivered a 1.2 rating while "Dixie" posted a 1.5 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+7.14% - Hawaii Five-0 (vs. 11/21/11)
+4.65% - How I Met Your Mother (vs. 11/21/11)
+4.55% - 2 Broke Girls (vs. 11/21/11)
0.00% - Mike & Molly (vs. 11/21/11)
0.00% - Hart of Dixie
0.00% - Gossip Girl
-3.85% - Two and a Half Men (vs. 11/21/11)
-25.00% - Rock Center With Brian Williams
-25.93% - Castle (vs. 11/21/11)
-28.57% - You Deserve It
-35.29% - The Sing-Off

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+48.39% - 2 Broke Girls (vs. Rules of Engagement)
+25.00% - How I Met Your Mother
+23.53% - Mike & Molly
+21.95% - Two and a Half Men
+11.11% - Hawaii Five-0
-9.09% - Castle
-16.67% - You Deserve It (vs. Skating With the Stars/Modern Family (Repeat))
-27.27% - Hart of Dixie (vs. Gossip Girl)
-40.00% - Gossip Girl (vs. 90210)
-40.00% - Rock Center With Brian Williams (vs. Chase)
-60.71% - The Sing-Off

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; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.4/6; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 3.3/8; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.4/4.

In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 0.8/4; "Late Show," 0.7/3; "Nightline," 1.1/5; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/3.

At 12:35 a.m., "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.4/5 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" (0.5/3 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.4/2).

At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.8/4 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.3/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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