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[07/30/13 - 08:31 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Bachelorette" Leads ABC to Win in Viewers, Demos
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for monday, july 29, 2013)

Here are the highlights of the 16 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night:

ABC (6.561 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.0, #1) was the outright demo champ for the first time this summer thanks to new episodes of "The Bachelorette" (7.769 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.3, #2) and "Mistresses" (4.144 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T4).

CBS (6.514 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.7, #2) then had to settle for second place with repeats of "How I Met Your Mother" (3.478 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T8), "Mike & Molly" (3.854 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T8), "2 Broke Girls" (4.595 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T4), another "Mike & Molly" (4.999 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T4) and a new "Under the Dome" (11.079 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.7, #1).

Next up was NBC (3.622 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #3) with originals from "American Ninja Warrior" (5.158 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.5, #3), "Get Out Alive with Bear Grylls" (3.705 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.2, #7) and "Siberia" (2.004 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.7, #10).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.470 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #4) offered up repeats of "Raising Hope" (1.750 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T11), another "Raising Hope" (1.585 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T11), "New Girl" (1.353 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T13) and "The Mindy Project" (1.192 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T13).

And finally, a repeat of "Hart of Dixie" (0.901 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.3, #15) and a new "Breaking Pointe" (0.549 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.2, #16) on The CW (0.725 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) rounded out the evening. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Dixie" delivered a 0.4 rating while "Pointe" posted a 0.3 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+21.05% - The Bachelorette
+8.33% - Mistresses
0.00% - Breaking Pointe
-3.57% - Under the Dome
-6.25% - American Ninja Warrior
-12.50% - Siberia (vs. 7/15/13)
-14.29% - Get Out Alive with Bear Grylls

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+200.00% - Under the Dome (vs. Hawaii Five-0 (Repeat))
+116.67% - Mistresses (vs. The Glass House)
+109.09% - The Bachelorette (vs. Bachelor Pad)
+100.00% - Breaking Pointe (vs. Remodeled (Repeat))
-85.71% - American Ninja Warrior (vs. 2012 Summer Olympics)
-88.57% - Get Out Alive with Bear Grylls (vs. 2012 Summer Olympics)
-93.33% - Siberia (vs. 2012 Summer Olympics)

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," 2.3/6; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.6/7; 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," 0.7/3; "Late Show," 0.7/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.8/4.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.1/3 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" (1.2/4 in metered-market households) tied 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" (0.3/2).

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.6/3 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 (7/30/12):

NBC (31.43 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 10.5, #1) continued its reign on Monday thanks to its coverage of the "2012 Summer Olympics" (31.43 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 10.5, #1).

FOX (2.86 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #2) then was a very distant second with repeats of "Hell's Kitchen" (2.85 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T3) and a second "Hell's Kitchen" (2.86 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.2, #2).

Next up was CBS (3.80 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #3) with repeats of "How I Met Your Mother" (3.41 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T8), "2 Broke Girls" (3.49 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.0, #7), "Two and a Half Men" (4.24 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T3), "Mike & Molly" (3.87 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T3) and "Hawaii Five-0" (3.91 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T8).

Meanwhile, ABC (2.88 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4) served up originals of "Bachelor Pad" (3.48 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T3) and "The Glass House" (1.67 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.6, #10).

and finally, repeats of "90210" (0.51 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #11) and "Remodeled" (0.37 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.1, #12) on The CW (0.44 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) closed out the night. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), 90210" delivered a 0.2 rating while "Remodeled" posted a 0.1 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
-21.43% - Bachelor Pad
-25.00% - The Glass House

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
-59.26% - Bachelor Pad (vs. The Bachelorette)
-78.57% - The Glass House (vs. The Bachelorette: After the Final Rose)

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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