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[01/08/14 - 08:25 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Demos with "NCIS," "Intelligence"
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 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (1/7/14):

CBS (16.451 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.4, #1) was the top draw on Tuesday thanks to a new "NCIS" (20.654 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.9, #1), the premiere of "Intelligence" (16.586 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.4, #2) and an original "Person of Interest" (12.114 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.0, #4).

NBC (5.858 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.8, #2) then took home the silver with fresh installments of "The Biggest Loser 15" (5.401 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T6) and "Chicago Fire" (6.772 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.9, #5).

Next up was ABC (4.992 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T3) and its lineup of "Marvel's Agents of SHIELD" (6.479 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.1, #3), "The Goldbergs" (5.367 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T6), "Trophy Wife" (3.885 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.2, #12) and the launch of "Killer Women" (3.872 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.9, #13).

Meanwhile, FOX (3.229 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T3) served up new episodes of "Dads" (3.677 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T9), "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" (3.481 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T9), "New Girl" (3.173 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.6, #8) and "The Mindy Project" (2.586 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.3, #11).

And finally, The CW (1.120 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5) closed out the evening with repeats of "The Originals" (1.092 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.3, #15) and "Supernatural" (1.149 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.4, #14). In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Originals" delivered a 0.2 rating while "Supernatural" posted a 0.3 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+8.33% - The Mindy Project (vs. 12/3/13)
+7.14% - Dads (vs. 12/3/13)
+5.26% - Person of Interest (vs. 12/17/13)
+5.00% - Marvel's Agents of SHIELD (vs. 12/10/13)
+3.57% - NCIS (vs. 12/17/13)
0.00% - The Goldbergs (vs. 12/10/13)
0.00% - Trophy Wife (vs. 12/10/13)
-6.25% - Brooklyn Nine-Nine (vs. 12/3/13)
-13.64% - Chicago Fire (vs. 12/10/13)
-15.00% - The Biggest Loser 15 (vs. 12/17/13)
-15.79% - New Girl (vs. 11/26/13)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+31.25% - Marvel's Agents of SHIELD (vs. Modern Family (Repeat)/The Middle (Repeat))
+25.00% - Person of Interest (vs. Vegas)
+25.00% - Brooklyn Nine-Nine (vs. Ben & Kate)
+21.43% - The Goldbergs (vs. Happy Endings)
+11.11% - The Biggest Loser 15 (vs. Betty White's Off Their Rockers/Go On/The New Normal)
9.09% - Trophy Wife (vs. Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23)
0.00% - Chicago Fire (vs. Parenthood)
-11.76% - Dads (vs. Raising Hope)
-13.33% - The Mindy Project
-17.14% - NCIS
-18.18% - Killer Women (vs. Private Practice)
-20.00% - New Girl
-20.00% - Intelligence (vs. NCIS: Los Angeles)

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 "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," 0.9/4; "Late Show," 0.5/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.7/3.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.2/4 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" (1.5/5 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.2/4). 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 0.4/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.


Here are the highlights of the 19 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (1/8/13):

CBS (16.481 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.7, #1) was the network to beat on Tuesday with its original lineup of "NCIS" (20.874 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.5, #1), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (17.788 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.0, #2) and "Vegas" (10.781 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.6, #8).

NBC (4.967 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.7, #2) then claimed the silver with the return of "Betty White's Off Their Rockers" (5.660 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T9), another "Betty White's Off Their Rockers" (6.141 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.8, #5), "Go On" (4.252 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T9), "The New Normal" (3.257 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 1.3, #14) and "Parenthood" (5.246 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.9, #4).

Next up was FOX (3.219 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.6, #3) with fresh installments of "Raising Hope" (3.769 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T6), "Ben & Kate" (2.475 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 1.2, #15), "New Girl" (3.801 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 2.0, #3) and "The Mindy Project" (2.830 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T9).

Meanwhile, ABC (4.233 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.3, #4) offered up repeats of "Modern Family" (5.792 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T6) and "The Middle" (4.821 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T9) plus originals from "Happy Endings" (3.750 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.4, #13), "Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23" (3.184 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T16) and "Private Practice" (3.926 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T16).

And finally, a repeat of "Hart of Dixie" (0.813 million viewers, #19; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T18) and a new "Emily Owens, MD" (1.070 million viewers, #18; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T18) closed out the night over on The CW (0.942 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5). In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Dixie" delivered a 0.4 rating while "Emily" posted a 0.4 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+11.76% - Parenthood
+9.09% - Ben & Kate
+7.69% - Happy Endings
+7.14% - The Mindy Project
+6.06% - NCIS
+3.45% - NCIS: Los Angeles
0.00% - New Girl
0.00% - Raising Hope
0.00% - Vegas
0.00% - Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23
-8.33% - Private Practice
-23.53% - The New Normal
-25.00% - Emily Owens, MD
-40.00% - Go On

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+54.55% - Raising Hope (vs. Glee (Repeat))
+53.85% - New Girl (vs. New Girl (Repeat))
+50.00% - The Mindy Project (vs. Raising Hope (Repeat))
+9.09% - Ben & Kate (vs. Glee (Repeat))
+5.56% - Parenthood
0.00% - Emily Owens, MD (vs. Table for Three)
-11.76% - NCIS: Los Angeles
-14.63% - NCIS
-25.00% - Betty White's Off Their Rockers - 8:30 (vs. The Biggest Loser 13)
-27.27% - Vegas (vs. Unforgettable)
-31.25% - Private Practice (vs. Body of Proof)
-33.33% - Happy Endings (vs. Celebrity Wife Swap)
-37.50% - Go On (vs. The Biggest Loser 13)
-37.50% - Betty White's Off Their Rockers - 8:00 (vs. The Biggest Loser 13)
-45.83% - The New Normal (vs. The Biggest Loser 13)
-47.62% - Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23 (vs. Celebrity Wife Swap)

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," 2.4/6; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.7/7; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.8/8.

* 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," 1.0/5.

* From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.8/6 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" (1.2/4 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" (0.4/3).

* 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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