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[08/27/13 - 10:18 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Under the Dome" Rises in Latest CBS Victory
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for monday, august 26, 2013)

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

CBS (6.828 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.7, #1) was the network to beat on Monday with its mix of "How I Met Your Mother" (4.449 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T4), "2 Broke Girls" (3.988 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T7), another "2 Broke Girls" (5.193 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T4), "Mike & Molly" (5.708 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.5, #3) and a new "Under the Dome" (10.814 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.5, #1).

NBC (3.919 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #2) then took home the silver with a new "American Ninja Warrior" (5.783 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.7, #2), the season finale of "Get Out Alive with Bear Grylls" (4.099 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.3, #6) and a new "Siberia" (1.876 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T12).

Next up was ABC (3.731 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #3) with a repeat of "Shark Tank" (4.564 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T7) followed by the relocated "Mistresses" (3.436 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.0, #9) and a second run of "Castle" (3.194 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.5, #15).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.873 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #4) offered up repeats of "Raising Hope" (2.152 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T10), "Raising Hope" (1.886 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T12), "New Girl" (1.788 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T10) and "The Mindy Project" (1.665 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T12).

And finally, a repeat "Hart of Dixie" (0.800 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T16) plus a new "Breaking Pointe" (0.533 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T16) on The CW (0.666 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) finished out the night. 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):
+13.33% - American Ninja Warrior
+8.33% - Get Out Alive with Bear Grylls
+4.17% - Under the Dome
0.00% - Mistresses
0.00% - Siberia
0.00% - Breaking Pointe

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+127.27% - Under the Dome (vs. Hawaii Five-0 (Repeat))
+88.89% - American Ninja Warrior (vs. America's Got Talent (Repeat))
+44.44% - Get Out Alive with Bear Grylls (vs. Stars Earn Stripes)
-23.08% - Mistresses (vs. Bachelor Pad)
-33.33% - Breaking Pointe (vs. America's Next Top Model (Repeat))
-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," 2.3/6; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.2/6; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.5/4 with an encore.

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

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.0/3 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" (1.1/4 in metered-market households with an encore) tied 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" (0.2/2 with an encore).

· 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 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (8/27/12):

FOX (6.46 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.6, #1) was the top draw on Monday thanks to originals from "Hotel Hell" (5.91 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.3, #2) and "Hell's Kitchen" (7.00 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.0, #1) - both season highs.

CBS (5.72 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.6, #2) then claimed the silver with its all-repeat lineup of "How I Met Your Mother" (4.93 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.5, #7), "The Big Bang Theory" (6.42 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.0, #4), "2 Broke Girls" (6.54 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.1, #33), "Mike & Molly" (6.12 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.7, #5) and "Hawaii Five-0" (5.16 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.1, #9).

Next up was NBC (3.95 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #3) with a repeat of "America's Got Talent" (4.16 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T10) followed by week three of "Stars Earn Stripes" (2.97 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T10) and "Grimm" (4.72 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.6, #6).

Meanwhile, ABC (3.98 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #4) offered up a new "Bachelor Pad" (4.37 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.3, #8) and a repeat of "Castle" (3.19 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.7, #12).

And finally, the relocated "The L.A. Complex" (0.73 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T13) and a repeat of "America's Next Top Model" (0.79 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T13) on The CW (0.76 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) closed out the night. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Complex" delivered a 0.4 rating at 8:00/7:00c and "Top Model" a 0.8 rating at 9:00/8:00c.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+50.00% - The L.A. Complex (vs. 8/21/12)
+20.00% - Hell's Kitchen
+15.00% - Hotel Hell
0.00% - Grimm
-13.33% - Bachelor Pad
-18.18% - Stars Earn Stripes

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+35.29% - Hotel Hell (vs. Hell's Kitchen (Repeat))
+14.29% - Grimm (vs. Dateline NBC)
+3.45% - Hell's Kitchen
0.00% - The L.A. Complex (vs. Gossip Girl (Repeat))
-30.77% - Stars Earn Stripes (vs. America's Got Talent (Repeat))
-35.00% - Bachelor Pad

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," 2.1/5; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 2.6/6; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.2/4 with an encore.

·In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 0.7/3; "Late Show," 0.6/3; "Nightline," 0.8/4; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/3 with an encore.

·At 12:35 a.m., "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.1/4 in metered-market households with an encore) beat CBS's first-run "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.0/4). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.3/2 in 18-49 with an encore) tied "Late Late Show" (0.3/2).

·At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.7/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.2/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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