or


[10/20/10 - 09:04 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "NCIS" Takes Down the Competition
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for tuesday, october 19, 2010)

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

With FOX (4.61 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.7, #4) opting for mostly repeats, CBS (15.76 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.6, #1) had no trouble taking home top honors thanks to "NCIS" (19.08 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 4.2, #1), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (15.98 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.9, #2) and "The Good Wife" (12.23 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.6, #4).

The silver then went to ABC (10.32 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.4, #2) and its combination of "No Ordinary Family" (7.41 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.2, #6), "Dancing With the Stars" (15.27 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.1, #3) and "Detroit 187" (8.28 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.9, #T8).

Next up was NBC (6.31 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.3, #3) with fresh installments of "The Biggest Loser" (7.02 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 2.5, #5) and "Parenthood" (4.89 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.9, #T8).

Meanwhile, the aforementioned FOX offered up repeats of "Glee" (5.55 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 2.0, #7) and "Raising Hope" (4.35 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.7, #10) followed by a new "Running Wilde" (3.01 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.2, #11).

And finally, new episodes of "One Tree Hill" (1.90 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.0, #12) and "Life Unexpected" (1.53 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.7, #13) on The CW (1.72 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.8, #5) closed out the evening.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49): NCIS: Los Angeles (11.40%), NCIS (7.70%), Detroit 187 (5.60%), One Tree Hill (0.00%), The Good Wife (0.00%), The Biggest Loser (-3.80%), No Ordinary Family (-4.30%), Parenthood (-5.00%), Dancing With the Stars (-8.80%), Life Unexpected (-12.50%), Running Wilde (-20.00%).

In late-night metered market ratings, ABC's "Nightline" (3.2/7) took top honors over NBC's "Leno" (2.3/6) and CBS's "Letterman" (2.6/6). Rounding out the night then were "Kimmel" (1.7/5) on ABC "Ferguson" (1.3/5) on CBS and "Fallon" (1.1/4) and "Daly" (0.7/3) on NBC.


Here are the highlights of the 11 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (10/20/09):

CBS (16.67 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.8, #1) once again was the network to beat on Tuesday thanks to new episodes of "NCIS" (20.60 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 4.7, #1), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (16.51 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.9, #T2) and "The Good Wife" (12.89 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.8, #6).

The silver then went to NBC (8.32 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 3.2, #2) with new episodes of "The Biggest Loser" (9.77 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 3.9, #T2) and "The Jay Leno Show" (5.42 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.8, #9).

Next up was FOX (9.43 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.1, #3) with its coverage of the "ALCS, Game 4" (9.43 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 3.1, #5).

Meanwhile, ABC (9.37 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.3, #4) offered up the season finale of "Shark Tank" (6.24 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.9, #8) followed by new episodes of "Dancing With the Stars" (14.23 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.2, #4) and "The Forgotten" (7.72 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 2.0, #7).

And finally, new episodes of "90210" (2.36 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.1, #10) and "Melrose Place" (1.52 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.7, #11) on The CW (1.94 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.9, #5) rounded out the night.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





  [october 2010]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
     


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[12/04/16 - 09:02 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Holds Off ABC in College Football Showdown
The network wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/04/16 - 08:55 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Grows Versus the Year-Ago Night
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, December 3.

[12/03/16 - 08:45 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: College Football Sparks Demo Victory for FOX
The network leads the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[12/03/16 - 08:38 AM]
ABC Earns Its Most Watched Friday This Season with "20/20" Spiking Over 50% to Season Highs
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, December 2.

[12/03/16 - 08:37 AM]
New Season Highs for "Dateline"; "Caught on Camera" Captures Its Top Total-Viewer Result Since February
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, December 2.

[12/02/16 - 03:09 PM]
Science Channel Delivers Double-Digit Primetime and Total Day Increases Across Key Demos Including Adults 25-54 and Total Viewership in November
Science Channel further spins the numbers for the month of November.

[12/02/16 - 11:38 AM]
"DC's Legends of Tomorrow" Hits Series Highs in The CW's #DCWeek Finale
The CW spins the numbers for Thursday, December 1.

[12/02/16 - 09:16 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Charts with "Thursday Night Football"
The Peacock eclipses the competition among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/02/16 - 06:53 AM]
HGTV's "Fixer Upper" Season Four Scores Its Highest-Rated Premiere Ever
HGTV spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 29.

[12/01/16 - 12:19 PM]
"Arrow" Shoots to Season Highs as #DCWeek Continues
The CW spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 30.

[12/01/16 - 09:09 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Demos, NBC Big with Total Viewers
The Peacock's "Dolly Parton's Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love" is the most-watched program last night.

[11/30/16 - 02:11 PM]
"Monday Night Football" Helps ESPN Win the Night among All Networks
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, November 28.

[11/30/16 - 01:30 PM]
FXX Surges on Strength of Historic "The Simpsons 600 Marathon"
FXX spins the numbers for the recent stunt.

[11/30/16 - 01:05 PM]
A&E's "Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath" Becomes the Network's #1 Original Series Debut in More Than 2 Years
A&E spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 29.

[11/30/16 - 12:12 PM]
"The Flash" Races to Its Most Watched Episode in Two Years as #DCWeek Speeds Up
The CW spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 29.