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[08/20/13 - 08:27 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Back in Front as "Under the Dome" Rises
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for monday, august 19, 2013)

Here are the highlights of the 17 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night:

CBS (6.181 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.4, #1) was back in front on Monday with its mix of "How I Met Your Mother" (3.766 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T8), "Mike & Molly" (3.979 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T8), "2 Broke Girls" (4.195 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T4), another "Mike & Molly" (4.536 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T4) and "Under the Dome" (10.304 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.4, #1).

NBC (3.486 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #2) then took home the silver with its all-original lineup of "American Ninja Warrior" (4.975 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #2), "Get Out Alive with Bear Grylls" (3.532 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.2, #3) and "Siberia" (1.951 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T10).

Next up was ABC (3.916 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #3) with repeats of "Shark Tank" (4.487 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T4) and "Castle" (3.765 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T10) followed by a new "Mistresses" (3.496 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T4) - a series low.

Meanwhile, FOX (1.602 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4) served up second runs of "Raising Hope" (1.881 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T10), another "Raising Hope" (1.535 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.6, #15), "New Girl" (1.505 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T10) and "The Mindy Project" (1.488 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T10).

And finally, a repeat "Hart of Dixie" (0.881 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.3, #16) and a new "Breaking Pointe" (0.550 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 0.2, #17) rounded out the evening over on The CW (0.715 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5). In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Dixie" delivered a 0.3 rating while "Pointe" posted a 0.2 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+4.35% - Under the Dome
0.00% - Siberia
0.00% - Breaking Pointe
-6.25% - American Ninja Warrior
-14.29% - Get Out Alive with Bear Grylls
-23.08% - Mistresses (vs. 7/29/13)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+140.00% - Under the Dome (vs. Hawaii Five-0 (Repeat))
+36.36% - American Ninja Warrior (vs. America's Got Talent (Repeat))
+11.11% - Mistresses (vs. The Glass House)
+9.09% - Get Out Alive with Bear Grylls (vs. Stars Earn Stripes)
0.00% - Breaking Pointe (vs. Remodeled)
-56.25% - Siberia (vs. Grimm)

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," 1.7/5 with an encore telecast; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.3/6; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.8/5 with an encore.

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

· 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" (0.9/3 in metered-market households with an encore) trailed CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.1/4 with an encore). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.4/3 in 18-49 with an encore) topped "Late Late Show" (0.2/1 with an encore).

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.5/2 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 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (8/20/12):

[EDITOR'S NOTE: Due to local market preemptions, Fast Nationals for ABC are approximate.]

FOX (5.67 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.3, #1) was the top draw on Monday thanks to new episodes of "Hotel Hell" (5.16 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.0, #2) and "Hell's Kitchen" (6.17 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.5, #1).

CBS (4.96 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T2) then was among those splitting the silver with its all-repeat lineup of "How I Met Your Mother" (4.20 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.2, #8), "2 Broke Girls" (4.77 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.4, #7), another "2 Broke Girls" (5.43 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T3), "Mike & Molly" (5.31 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T5) and "Hawaii Five-0" (5.01 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.0, #11).

Next up was NBC (4.38 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T2) with a repeat of "America's Got Talent" (4.70 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T9) followed by week two of "Stars Earn Stripes" (3.55 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T9) and "Grimm" (4.90 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T3).

Meanwhile, ABC (4.13 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T2) offered up an original "Bachelor Pad" (4.78 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T5) alongside the season finale of "The Glass House" (2.81 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.9, #12).

And finally, a repeat of "Remodeled" (0.58 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T13) and the season finale of "Remodeled" (0.47 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T13) on The CW (0.53 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) closed out the night. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Remodeled" delivered a 0.4 rating at 8:00/7:00c and a 0.3 rating at 9:00/8:00c.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+100.00% - Remodeled
+28.57% - The Glass House
+25.00% - Bachelor Pad
+5.26% - Hotel Hell
-7.41% - Hell's Kitchen
-20.00% - Grimm
-35.29% - Stars Earn Stripes

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+100.00% - Remodeled (vs. One Tree Hill (Repeat))
-5.88% - Grimm (vs. American Ninja Warrior)
-7.41% - Hell's Kitchen
-10.00% - The Glass House (vs. Castle (Repeat))
-16.67% - Hotel Hell (vs. Hell's Kitchen)
-28.57% - Bachelor Pad
-35.29% - Stars Earn Stripes (vs. American Ninja Warrior)

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; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.0/5; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 2.8/7; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.3/4.

·In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 0.7/3; "Late Show," 0.4/2; "Nightline," 0.9/4; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/3.

·At 12:35 a.m., "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.2/4 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" (0.5/3 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.2/2 with an encore).

·At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.7/3 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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