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[01/30/14 - 08:27 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "American Idol" Keeps Its Win Streak Alive
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 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (1/29/14):

FOX (12.399 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.8, #1) was still the network to beat on Wednesday with another two-hour "American Idol" (12.399 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.8, #1).

NBC (6.514 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.6, #2) then claimed the silver with originals from "Revolution" (5.126 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T9), "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (7.539 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.9, #T2) and "Chicago PD" (6.877 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.7, #5).

Next up was ABC (5.185 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.5, #3) with its mix of a "The Middle" (5.795 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T6) repeat, a new "Suburgatory" (5.048 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T6), a repeat "Modern Family" (5.989 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.9, #T2) and fresh installments of "Super Fun Night" (3.877 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T9) and "Nashville" (5.201 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T6).

Meanwhile, CBS (7.497 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.4, #4) served up its annual "Super Bowl's Greatest Commercials 2014" (9.524 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.9, #T2) special followed by repeats of "Criminal Minds" (6.609 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T9) and "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" (6.357 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.1, #12).

And finally, The CW (2.187 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.8, #5) closed out the evening with new episodes of "Arrow" (2.732 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.0, #13) and "The Tomorrow People" (1.642 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.6, #14). In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Arrow" delivered a 0.7 rating while "Tomorrow" posted a 0.6 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+25.00% - Arrow
+20.00% - The Tomorrow People
+7.14% - Nashville
+6.25% - Chicago PD
+5.56% - Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
-5.00% - American Idol
-13.33% - Revolution
-16.67% - Suburgatory
-23.53% - Super Fun Night

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+66.67% - Nashville (vs. Nashville (Repeat))
+11.76% - Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (vs. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit)
+11.11% - Arrow (vs. Arrow)
+8.33% - Revolution (vs. Whitney/Guys With Kids)
-6.25% - Suburgatory (vs. The Neighbors)
-9.52% - Super Bowl's Greatest Commercials 2014
-15.00% - Chicago PD (vs. Chicago Fire)
-27.78% - Super Fun Night (vs. Suburgatory)
-29.63% - American Idol
-33.33% - The Tomorrow People (vs. Supernatural)

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," 3.3/8; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.2/6; 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," 0.6/3.

·From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.2/4 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" (1.7/6 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.0/4 with an encore). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.6/4 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.3/2 with an encore).

·At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 1.0/4 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 15 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (1/30/13):

FOX (15.593 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 5.4, #1) coasted to victory on Wednesday with a new two-hour installment of "American Idol" (15.593 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 5.4, #1).

A distant second place then went to CBS (8.072 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.8, #2) with its annual "Super Bowl's Greatest Commercials 2013" (9.866 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.1, #T2) special followed by repeats of "Criminal Minds" (7.175 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T7) and "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" (7.174 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T7).

Next up was NBC (5.610 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.6, #3) and its lineup of "Whitney" (3.585 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T10), "Guys With Kids" (2.895 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 1.1, #12), "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (6.366 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.7, #6) and "Chicago Fire" (7.225 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.0, #4).

Meanwhile, ABC (4.633 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.5, #4) offered up a repeat of "The Middle" (5.517 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T10), a new "The Neighbors" (5.249 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T7), a repeat of "Modern Family" (6.165 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 2.1, #T2), a new "Suburgatory" (4.868 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.8, #5) and a repeat of "Nashville" (3.000 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T13).

And finally, originals from "Arrow" (2.996 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T13) and "Supernatural" (0.281 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T13) on The CW (2.638 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.9, #5) closed out the night. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Arrow" delivered a 0.6 rating at 8:00/7:00c and "Supernatural" a 0.7 rating at 9:00/8:00c.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - American Idol
0.00% - Supernatural
-7.14% - Whitney (vs. 1/9/13)
-9.09% - Chicago Fire (vs. 1/9/13)
-15.38% - Guys With Kids (vs. 1/9/13)
-15.79% - The Neighbors
-18.18% - Arrow
-19.05% - Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (vs. 1/9/13)
-21.74% - Suburgatory

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+200.00% - Supernatural (vs. Remodeled)
+54.55% - Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (vs. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (Repeat))
+33.33% - The Neighbors (vs. Suburgatory (Repeat))
+28.57% - Arrow (vs. One Tree Hill)
+25.00% - Chicago Fire (vs. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (Repeat))
+22.73% - American Idol (vs. American Idol/Mobbed)
0.00% - Super Bowl's Greatest Commercials 2013
-5.26% - Suburgatory (vs. Happy Endings (Repeat))
-23.53% - Whitney
-35.29% - Guys With Kids (vs. Are You There, Chelsea?)

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," 2.4/6; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.1/6.

* In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 Wednesday results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 0.9/4; "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 1.2/4 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" (1.4/5 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" (0.5/4 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.4/2).

* At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.8/4 in metered-market households 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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