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[11/20/13 - 08:27 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Demos for First Time This Season
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 15 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (11/19/13):

CBS (15.452 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.5, #1) rose to the top spot on Tuesday with its mix of "NCIS" (19.388 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.0, #2), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (14.901 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.5, #T3) and "Person of Interest" (12.065 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.0, #6).

ABC (6.942 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.3, #T2) and NBC (8.330 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.3, #T2) then split the silver as the latter served up new episodes of "The Biggest Loser 15" (6.333 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.8, #8), "The Voice" (11.222 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 3.1, #1) and "Chicago Fire" (7.437 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.9, #7).

Meanwhile, the Alphabet offered up originals from "Marvel's Agents of SHIELD" (6.847 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 2.3, #5) and "The Goldbergs" (5.137 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.6, #10) plus the special "David Blaine: Real or Magic" (7.608 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.5, #T3).

Meanwhile, FOX (3.060 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.4, #4) served up new episodes of "Dads" (3.197 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.3, #12), "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" (3.355 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.5, #11), "New Girl" (3.275 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.7, #9) and "The Mindy Project" (2.413 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.2, #13).

And finally, the special "The iHeartRadio Album Release Party with Lady Gaga" (0.889 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.3, #15) and a new "Supernatural" (1.964 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.9, #14) on The CW (1.426 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.6, #5) closed out the night. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Lady Gaga" delivered a 0.3 rating while "Supernatural" posted a 1.1 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+8.33% - Dads
+7.14% - Brooklyn Nine-Nine
+4.55% - Marvel's Agents of SHIELD
+4.17% - NCIS: Los Angeles
+3.45% - NCIS
0.00% - Person of Interest
0.00% - New Girl
-5.26% - The Biggest Loser 15
-5.88% - The Goldbergs
-7.69% - The Mindy Project
-8.82% - The Voice
-10.00% - Supernatural
-13.64% - Chicago Fire

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+127.27% - David Blaine: Real or Magic (vs. Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23/Private Practice)
+125.00% - Supernatural (vs. Emily Owens, MD)
+63.16% - The Voice (vs. Go On/The New Normal)
+36.36% - Brooklyn Nine-Nine (vs. Ben & Kate)
+33.33% - The Goldbergs (vs. Happy Endings)
+21.05% - Marvel's Agents of SHIELD (vs. Dancing with the Stars)
+18.75% - Chicago Fire (vs. Parenthood)
+11.11% - Person of Interest (vs. Vegas)
0.00% - NCIS
-7.69% - The Mindy Project
-10.71% - NCIS: Los Angeles
-13.33% - Dads (vs. Raising Hope)
-15.00% - New Girl
-40.00% - The iHeartRadio Album Release Party with Lady Gaga (vs. Hart of Dixie)
-45.45% - 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," 3.2/9; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.5/7; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.0/5.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 1.0/5; "Late Show," 0.5/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.8/4.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.3/5 in metered-market households and a 0.5/3 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.6/6 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" (0.6/4 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.3/2).

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.9/4 in metered-market households and a 0.3/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.


Here are the highlights of the 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (11/20/12):

NBC (9.38 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.3, #1) was the top demo draw for the 10th straight Monday thanks to new episodes of "The Voice" (10.54 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.7, #1) - its season low for a Monday telecast - and "Revolution" (7.04 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 2.6, #5) - tied as its lowest rating to date.

CBS (8.47 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.6, #2) then took home the silver with its mix of "How I Met Your Mother" (7.87 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 3.0, #3), a repeat of "Two and a Half Men" (6.37 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 2.1, #8), "2 Broke Girls" (9.74 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 3.4, #2), "Mike & Molly" (9.24 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.9, #4) and "Hawaii Five-0" (8.80 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.2, #7).

Next up was ABC (12.88 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.2, #3) with originals from "Dancing with the Stars" (14.08 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.3, #6) and "Castle" (10.48 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.0, #T9).

Meanwhile, FOX (5.13 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.4, #4) offered up new episodes of "Bones" (7.12 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 2.0, #T9) and the struggling "The Mob Doctor" (3.13 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.9, #11).

And finally, fresh installments of "90210" (0.78 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #12) and "Gossip Girl" (0.70 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #13) closed out the evening over on The CW (0.74 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5). In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "90210" delivered a 0.5 rating while "Gossip Girl" posted a 0.6 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+10.00% - Hawaii Five-0
+6.25% - 2 Broke Girls
+5.26% - Bones
+4.55% - Dancing with the Stars
0.00% - How I Met Your Mother
0.00% - Revolution
0.00% - The Mob Doctor
-3.33% - Mike & Molly
-4.76% - Castle
-13.95% - The Voice
-25.00% - Gossip Girl
-33.33% - 90210

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+188.89% - Revolution (vs. Rock Center With Brian Williams)
+164.29% - The Voice (vs. The Sing-Off)
-4.76% - Bones (vs. Terra Nova)
-19.30% - Dancing with the Stars (vs. Dancing With the Stars/You Deserve It)
-21.43% - Hawaii Five-0
-25.93% - Castle
-30.23% - How I Met Your Mother
-30.95% - Mike & Molly
-34.62% - 2 Broke Girls (vs. Two and a Half Men)
-42.86% - 90210 (vs. Gossip Girl)
-57.14% - Gossip Girl (vs. Hart of Dixie)
-64.00% - The Mob Doctor (vs. House)

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," 2.9/7; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.5/6; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 3.2/8; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.6/5.

*In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 0.9/4; "Late Show," 0.8/4; "Nightline," 1.0/4; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/3.

*At 12:35 a.m., "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.4/5 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.3/4). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/3 in 18-49) tied "Late Late Show" (0.4/2).

*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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