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[10/30/13 - 08:27 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: Expanded "Voice" Powers NBC to Demo Victory
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

Primetime Preliminary Fast National Nielsen Data
(includes all DVR playback through 3:00 am)

Here are the highlights of the 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (10/29/13):

NBC (9.597 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.0, #1) was the network to beat among adults 18-49 on Tuesday thanks to a new "The Biggest Loser 15" (5.951 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.8, #T4) and an expanded two-hour "The Voice" (11.421 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 3.5, #1). Both however were season lows.

CBS (15.213 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.5, #2) then was the most-watched broadcaster with its mix of "NCIS" (18.980 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.0, #2), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (14.763 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.6, #3) and "Person of Interest" (11.896 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.8, #T4) - its series low.

Next up was FOX (4.762 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.5, #3) with special Tuesday editions of "The X Factor" (5.093 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.6, #7) and a second "The X Factor" (4.431 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T8).

Meanwhile, ABC (4.109 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #4) served up a repeat of "Marvel's Agents of SHIELD" (4.256 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.2, #10) followed by new episodes of "The Goldbergs" (5.369 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.7, #6) and "Trophy Wife" (4.275 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T8) alongside an encore of "Shark Tank" (3.249 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.0, #12).

And finally, new episodes of "The Originals" (2.022 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.9, #13) and "Supernatural" (2.164 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.1, #11) on The CW (2.092 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.0, #5) closed out the evening. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Originals" delivered a 1.0 rating while "Supernatural" posted a 1.1 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+16.67% - Trophy Wife
+10.00% - Supernatural
0.00% - NCIS
0.00% - NCIS: Los Angeles
0.00% - The Goldbergs
0.00% - The Originals
-10.00% - The Biggest Loser 15
-12.50% - The Voice
-18.18% - Person of Interest
-30.43% - The X Factor - 8:00 (vs. 10/9/13)
-33.33% - The X Factor - 9:00 (vs. 10/9/13)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+266.67% - Supernatural (vs. Emily Owens, MD)
+50.00% - The Originals (vs. Hart of Dixie)
+21.43% - The Goldbergs (vs. Happy Endings)
+16.67% - Trophy Wife (vs. Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23)
+5.88% - Person of Interest (vs. Vegas)
+3.23% - The X Factor - 8:00 (vs. Raising Hope/Ben & Kate)
-6.67% - The Voice (vs. The Voice/NBC News Special: Sandy's Fury)
-7.14% - NCIS: Los Angeles
-11.76% - NCIS
-26.32% - The X Factor - 9:00 (vs. New Girl/The Mindy Project)
-60.87% - The Biggest Loser 15 (vs. The Voice)

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," 2.9/8; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.7/7; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.8/5.

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

· 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" (1.5/6 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.4/5). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/4 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.3/2).

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 1.0/4 in metered-market households and a 0.4/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.


Here are the highlights of the 15 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (10/30/12):

NBC (10.81 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 4.0, #1) was the top demo draw on Tuesday with a special two-hour "The Voice" (12.06 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 4.6, #1) followed by the "NBC News Special: Sandy's Fury" (8.32 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.9, #3).

CBS (15.06 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.6, #2) then finished in the number two spot with originals from "NCIS" (18.33 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.4, #2), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (16.12 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.8, #4) and "Vegas" (10.74 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T7).

Next up was FOX (3.79 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.7, #3) with new episodes of "Raising Hope" (4.09 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T7), "Ben & Kate" (3.07 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T10), "New Girl" (4.81 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 2.3, #5) and "The Mindy Project" (3.19 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.5, #9).

Meanwhile, ABC (6.89 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.5, #4) offered up a new "Dancing with the Stars" (11.79 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.9, #6) alongside week two of "Happy Endings" (4.72 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T10) and "Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23" (3.37 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.2, #13) plus "20/20: The Perfect Storm" (4.82 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.3, #12).

And finally, originals of "Hart of Dixie" (1.38 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.6, #14) and "Emily Owens, MD" (1.01 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.3, #15) on The CW (1.19 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #5) closed out the night. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Dixie" delivered a 1.0 rating while "Emily" posted a 0.5 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+20.00% - Hart of Dixie
+13.33% - Vegas
+12.20% - The Voice
+6.25% - NCIS
+3.70% - NCIS: Los Angeles
0.00% - Raising Hope
0.00% - Ben & Kate
0.00% - Emily Owens, MD
-13.64% - Dancing with the Stars
-14.81% - New Girl
-21.05% - The Mindy Project (vs. 10/9/12)
-26.32% - Happy Endings
-29.41% - Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+100.00% - The Voice (vs. The Biggest Loser 12)
+31.82% - NBC News Special: Sandy's Fury (vs. Parenthood)
-12.82% - NCIS
-13.64% - Dancing with the Stars (vs. Last Man Standing/Man Up!)
-14.29% - Hart of Dixie (vs. 90210)
-17.65% - NCIS: Los Angeles
-26.09% - Vegas (vs. Unforgettable)
-34.29% - New Girl
-35.00% - 20/20: The Perfect Storm (vs. Body of Proof)
-40.00% - The Mindy Project (vs. Raising Hope)
-41.38% - Raising Hope (vs. Glee)
-50.00% - Happy Endings (vs Dancing With the Stars)
-51.72% - Ben & Kate (vs. Glee)
-57.14% - Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23 (vs. Dancing With the Stars)
-62.50% - Emily Owens, MD (vs. Ringer)

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," 3.1/8; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 3.0/8; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 3.1/7; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.7/5.

* In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 1.0/5; "Late Show," 0.6/3; "Nightline," 1.0/4; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.6/3.

* 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" (1.4/5). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/3 in 18-49) beat "Late Late Show" (0.4/3).

* 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.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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