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[06/25/13 - 08:35 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Under the Dome" Opens Big for CBS
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for monday, june 24, 2013)

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

NBC (7.909 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.1, #1) was the top demo draw on Monday thanks to its coverage of the "NHL Stanley Cup Finals Pre-Game" (5.904 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.1, #3) followed by the concluding "NHL Stanley Cup Finals, Game 6" (8.310 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.2, #T1).

CBS (8.207 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.1, #2) then was the top overall draw with repeats of "How I Met Your Mother" (4.531 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.2, #8), "2 Broke Girls" (4.629 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.3, #7), "The Big Bang Theory" (6.573 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.9, #T5), another "The Big Bang Theory" (7.230 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.0, #4) plus the premiere of "Under the Dome" (13.141 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.2, #T1).

Next up was ABC (5.495 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.6, #3) with original installments of "The Bachelorette" (6.410 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.9, #T5) and "Mistresses" (3.664 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.1, #9).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.675 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #4) offered up its mix of "Raising Hope" (2.163 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.8, #10), "The Goodwin Games" (1.551 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T11), "New Girl" (1.387 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T11) and "The Mindy Project" (1.599 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.5, #13).

And finally, the season finale of "Oh Sit!" (1.015 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.3, #14) and a repeat of "The Carrie Diaries" (0.365 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.1, #15) closed out the night on The CW (0.690 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5). In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Sit!" delivered a 0.3 rating while "Carrie" posted a 0.1 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+20.00% - The Goodwin Games
+18.75% - The Bachelorette
0.00% - Oh Sit!
-8.33% - Mistresses

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+166.67% - Under the Dome (vs. Hawaii Five-0 (Repeat))
+50.00% - Oh Sit! (vs. Breaking Pointe (Repeat))
+39.13% - NHL Stanley Cup Finals, Game 6 (vs. U.S. Olympic Team Trials/America's Got Talent/American Ninja Warrior)
-8.33% - Mistresses (vs. The Glass House)
-13.64% - The Bachelorette
-73.91% - The Goodwin Games (vs. Hell's Kitchen)

In late-night metered market ratings (via NBC's press release):

TBA


Here are the highlights of the 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (6/25/12):

NBC (7.81 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.3, #T1) was the most-watched network on Monday thanks to its mix of the "U.S. Olympic Team Trials" (6.95 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.9, #6), "America's Got Talent" (10.41 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.0, #1) and "American Ninja Warrior" (6.07 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.0, #5).

Sharing the demo crown however was FOX (5.44 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.3, #T1) with originals of "Hell's Kitchen" (5.52 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.3, #2) and "MasterChef" (5.35 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 2.2, #T3).

Next up was ABC (5.75 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.9, #3) and its fresh installments of "The Bachelorette" (6.96 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.2, #T3) and "The Glass House" (3.33 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T9).

Meanwhile, CBS (5.16 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #4) offered up repeats of "How I Met Your Mother" (4.23 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.1, #12), "2 Broke Girls" (4.71 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T7), "Two and a Half Men" (5.24 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T7), "Mike & Molly" (4.77 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T9) and "Hawaii Five-0" (6.01 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T9).

And finally, rebroadcasts of "Breaking Pointe" (0.56 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #13) and "90210" (0.22 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.1, #14) on The CW (0.39 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.1, #5) closed out the evening. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Pointe" delivered a 0.3 rating while "90210" posted a 0.1 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+7.14% - America's Got Talent
0.00% - American Ninja Warrior
-4.35% - The Bachelorette
-4.35% - MasterChef
-8.00% - Hell's Kitchen
-25.00% - The Glass House

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+200.00% - America's Got Talent (vs. Law & Order: Criminal Intent)
+91.67% - Hell's Kitchen (vs. MasterChef (Repeat))
+35.71% - U.S. Olympic Team Trials (vs. America's Got Talent (Repeat))
+33.33% - American Ninja Warrior (vs. Law & Order: LA)
+10.00% - MasterChef
-12.00% - The Bachelorette
-47.83% - The Glass House (vs. Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition)

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," 2.3/5; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 2.8/6; 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," 0.9/4; "Late Show," 0.6/3; "Nightline," 0.9/4; 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" (1.0/3). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/3 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.3/2).

At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.8/3 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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