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[07/13/13 - 08:49 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Shark Tank" Repeat, Newsmagazines Top Demos for ABC
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for friday, july 12, 2013)

Here are the highlights of the 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night:

ABC (4.168 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #1) claimed top demo honors on Friday with its mix of "Shark Tank" (4.573 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T2), "Primetime: What Would You Do?" (3.916 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T2) and "20/20" (4.015 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T2).

NBC (4.727 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #2) then had to settle for second place with a rebroadcast of the "Camp" (2.417 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.6, #9) premiere followed by a two-hour "Dateline NBC" (5.882 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #1).

Next up was CBS (4.471 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.7, #3) with repeats of "Undercover Boss" (4.038 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.8, #5), "Hawaii Five-0" (4.230 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T6) and "Blue Bloods" (5.147 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T6).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.084 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #4) likewise offered up encores of "Bones" (2.876 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T6) and "The Following" (1.292 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.3, #10).

And finally, a new "Cult" (0.624 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #11) and the finale of "Cult" (0.411 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.1, #12) wrapped said run on The CW (0.517 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5). In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Cult" delivered a 0.2 rating at 8:00/7:00c and a 0.1 rating at 9:00/8:00c.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Dateline NBC (vs. 6/28/13)
0.00% - 20/20 (vs. 6/28/13)
0.00% - Primetime: What Would You Do? (vs. 6/28/13)
0.00% - Cult - 8:00
0.00% - Cult - 9:00

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Dateline NBC
-15.38% - 20/20
-15.38% - Primetime: What Would You Do? (vs. 20/20)
-33.33% - Cult - 8:00 (vs. Nikita (Repeat))
-66.67% - Cult - 9:00 (vs. Supernatural (Repeat))

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," 2.6/6; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.1/5 with an encore; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.7/4 with an encore.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 0.8/4; "Late Show," 0.5/3 with an encore; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.6/3 with an encore.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.2/4 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" (1.4/4 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.1/4). 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.


Here are the highlights of the 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (7/13/12):

ABC (4.92 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #1) was the network to beat on Friday with a repeat of "Shark Tank" (4.84 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T2) followed by a new two-hour "20/20" (4.96 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.3, #1).

NBC (3.79 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #2) then took home the silver with its repeats of "Whitney" (2.66 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T5) and "Community" (1.75 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.5, #10) plus a two-hour "Dateline NBC" (4.59 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T2).

Next up was CBS (4.74 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.7, #3) with encores of "Undercover Boss" (4.48 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4), "CSI: NY" (4.76 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T5) and "Blue Bloods" (4.99 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T5).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.07 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #4) offered up rebroadcasts of "House" (1.89 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.6, #9) and "Bones" (2.26 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T5).

And finally, second runs of "Nikita" (1.00 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T11) and "Supernatural" (0.87 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T11) on The CW (0.93 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) closed out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+20.00% - Dateline NBC
+6.25% - 20/20

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+6.25% - 20/20 (vs. Primetime: What Would You Do? (Repeat)/20/20)
+6.19% - Dateline NBC (vs. Friday Night Lights/Dateline NBC)

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," 2.7/7; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 1.8/4; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 3.1/7; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.4/4 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; "Late Show," 0.4/2; "Nightline," 1.0/4; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/3 with an encore.

At 12:35 a.m., "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.5/5 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" (0.6/3 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.3/2 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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