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[07/03/13 - 08:28 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "America's Got Talent" Continues Its Reign
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for tuesday, july 2, 2013)

Here are the highlights of the 11 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night:

NBC (7.380 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.8, #1) was the top draw on Tuesday with its mix of "Betty White's Off Their Rockers" (3.401 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T6), another "Betty White's Off Their Rockers" (3.618 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T6) and a new two-hour "America's Got Talent" (9.316 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.3, #1).

FOX (4.306 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.5, #2) then claimed the silver with its weekly edition of "So You Think You Can Dance" (4.306 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.5, #3).

Next up was CBS (5.985 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #3) and its lineup of "NCIS" (8.186 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #4), "Big Brother 15" (5.626 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.8, #2) and "Person of Interest" (4.143 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #8).

Meanwhile, ABC (3.304 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4) offered up a new "Extreme Weight Loss" (3.445 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.0, #5) and a repeat of "Body of Proof" (3.023 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.6, #9).

And finally, rebroadcasts of "Hart of Dixie" (0.731 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.3, #10) and "America's Next Top Model" (0.487 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #11) on The CW (0.609 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) closed out the night. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Dixie" delivered a 0.4 rating at 8:00/7:00c and "Model" a 0.3 rating at 9:00/8:00c.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
-6.25% - So You Think You Can Dance
-11.54% - America's Got Talent
-16.67% - Extreme Weight Loss
-27.27% - Betty White's Off Their Rockers

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+125.00% - Big Brother 15 (vs. NCIS: Los Angeles (Repeat))
+27.78% - America's Got Talent (vs. America's Got Talent/Love in the Wild)
+25.00% - Extreme Weight Loss (vs. Wipeout (Repeat)/Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition (Repeat))
-20.00% - Betty White's Off Their Rockers (vs. America's Got Talent (Repeat))
-23.08% - So You Think You Can Dance (vs. Hell's Kitchen/MasterChef)

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 with an encore telecast; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 1.8/4 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 with Jay Leno," 0.9/4 with an encore; "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 0.3/2 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.3/5 in metered-market households with an encore) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (0.9/3 with an encore). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/3 in 18-49 with an encore) 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 with an encore and a 0.3/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.


Here are the highlights of the 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (7/3/12):

FOX (5.08 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.0, #1) pulled in front on Tuesday thanks to new episodes of "Hell's Kitchen" (4.99 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.9, #3) and "MasterChef" (5.17 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.0, #2).

NBC (6.16 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #2) then had to settle for second place - snapping its four night win streak - with a repeat of "America's Got Talent" (4.75 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T6) followed by new episodes of "America's Got Talent" (9.21 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.3, #1) and "Love in the Wild" (4.51 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.3, #4).

Next up was CBS (6.61 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #3) with its all-repeat lineup of "NCIS" (8.01 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T6), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (5.79 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #9) and "48 Hours Mystery" (6.02 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #5).

Meanwhile, ABC (2.55 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #4) offered up encores of "Wipeout" (3.40 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.9, #8) and "Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition" (2.13 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.7, #10).

And finally, the season finale of "The Catalina" (0.51 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #11) and a repeat of "The L.A. Complex" (0.26 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.1, #12) on The CW (0.38 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.1, #5) closed out the night. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Catalina" delivered a 0.2 rating while "Complex" posted a 0.2 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - The Catalina
-9.09% - MasterChef
-13.64% - Hell's Kitchen
-18.75% - Love in the Wild
-28.13% - America's Got Talent

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):

+26.67% - Hell's Kitchen (vs. Kitchen Nightmares (Repeat))
0.00% - The Catalina (vs. One Tree Hill (Repeat))
-4.76% - MasterChef
-48.89% - America's Got Talent
-71.11% - Love in the Wild (vs. America's Got Talent)

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 with an encore telecast; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.3/6 with an encore; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 2.8/6; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.3/4 with an encore.

In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 0.8/3 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.7/3 with an encore; "Nightline," 0.8/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/2 with an encore.

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

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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