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[01/11/14 - 08:38 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Wins Demo Race with "Shark Tank"
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 (1/10/14):

ABC (6.688 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.7, #1) lead the demo race on Friday with the return of "Last Man Standing" (7.173 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T3), "The Neighbors" (4.909 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.1, #8), "Shark Tank" (7.305 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.1, #1) and "20/20" (6.718 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.7, #2).

CBS (9.326 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #2) then was the most-watched network thanks to a rebroadcast of "Intelligence" (5.046 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.9, #9) followed by new episodes of "Hawaii Five-0" (10.442 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T3) and "Blue Bloods" (12.490 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T3).

Next up was FOX (4.660 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #3) with new episodes of "Bones" (6.788 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T3) and "Raising Hope" (2.679 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T10) plus the premiere of "Enlisted" (2.386 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.7, #13).

Meanwhile, NBC (3.809 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4) served up the special "Going for Gold" (3.606 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T10) alongside new episodes of "Grimm" (5.228 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.3, #7) and "Dracula" (2.591 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T10).

And finally, a new "The Carrie Diaries" (0.837 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.3, #14) and a repeat "Supernatural" (0.470 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.2, #15) closed out the evening on The CW (0.653 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5). In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Carrie" delivered a 0.4 rating at 8:00/7:00c and "Supernatural" a 0.1 rating at 9:00/8:00c.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+25.00% - Blue Bloods (vs. 12/13/13)
+25.00% - Hawaii Five-0 (vs. 12/13/13)
+25.00% - Last Man Standing (vs. 12/13/13)
+22.22% - The Neighbors (vs. 12/13/13)
+14.29% - Raising Hope (vs. 12/13/13)
+13.33% - 20/20
+5.00% - Shark Tank (vs. 12/13/13)
-6.25% - Bones (vs. 12/6/13)
-7.14% - Grimm
-11.11% - Dracula
-25.00% - The Carrie Diaries

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+50.00% - Bones (vs. Kitchen Nightmares (Repeat))
+13.33% - 20/20
+5.00% - Shark Tank
0.00% - Last Man Standing
0.00% - Raising Hope (vs. Fringe)
0.00% - The Carrie Diaries (vs. Nikita (Repeat))
-5.88% - Going for Gold (vs. 1600 Penn (Repeats))
-6.25% - Blue Bloods
-6.25% - Hawaii Five-0 (vs. CSI: NY)
-7.14% - Grimm (vs. Dateline NBC)
-12.50% - Enlisted (vs. Fringe)
-21.43% - The Neighbors (vs. Malibu Country)
-42.86% - Dracula (vs. Dateline NBC)

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," 2.8/6; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.5/6; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.2/5 with an encore.

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

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.5/4 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" (1.6/5 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" (0.5/3 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.3/2).

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.9/3 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 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (1/11/13):

CBS (10.303 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T1) was the top draw on Friday with its mix of "Undercover Boss" (9.034 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.8, #2), "CSI: NY" (10.743 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T3) and "Blue Bloods" (11.131 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T3).

Sharing the demo crown was ABC (6.139 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T1) and its original lineup of "Last Man Standing" (7.051 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T5), "Malibu Country" (6.153 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T7), "Shark Tank" (6.838 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.0, #1) and "20/20" (4.976 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T5).

Next up was NBC (4.766 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #3) with encores of "1600 Penn" (3.126 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T11) and another "1600 Penn" (2.924 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.9, #10) plus a new two-hour "Dateline NBC" (5.636 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T7).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.456 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4) served up a repeat of "Kitchen Nightmares" (2.494 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.0, #9) alongside the penultimate week of "Fringe" (2.418 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T11).

And finally, repeats of "Nikita" (0.964 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T13) and "Arrow" (0.885 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T13) on The CW (0.924 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) closed out the evening. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Nikita" delivered a 0.3 rating at 8:00/7:00c and "Arrow" a 0.2 rating at 9:00/8:00c.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+23.08% - Blue Bloods
+20.00% - Undercover Boss
+16.67% - Malibu Country
+14.29% - CSI: NY
+11.11% - Shark Tank
+7.14% - Last Man Standing
+7.14% - 20/20
-6.67% - Dateline NBC
-20.00% - Fringe (vs. 12/21/12)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+38.46% - Undercover Boss (vs. A Gifted Man)
+17.65% - Shark Tank (vs. Extreme Makeover: Home Edition)
+7.14% - Last Man Standing (vs. Extreme Makeover: Home Edition)
+3.70% - Dateline NBC (vs. Grimm/Dateline NBC)
0.00% - Malibu Country (vs. Extreme Makeover: Home Edition)
-5.88% - CSI: NY
-11.11% - Blue Bloods
-11.76% - 20/20
-27.27% - Fringe

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," 3.2/7; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.7/6; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.4/6.

* In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 Wednesday results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 1.0/4; "Late Show," 0.6/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.8/4.

* From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET Wednesday night, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.5/4 in metered-market households and a 0.5/3 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

* Friday season averages heading into this week were: in metered-market households, "Tonight," 2.8 rating, 7 share; "Late Show," 2.5/6; "Nightline," 3.1/7; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.6/4. In the Local People Meters, 18-49 season averages for Friday were: "Tonight," 0.9/4; "Late Show," 0.6/3; "Nightline," 1.0/4; "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.6/3.

* From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.7/5 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" (0.7/4 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 with an encore and a 0.4/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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