or


[10/27/10 - 08:59 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Glee" Returns as Adults 18-49 Leader
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for tuesday, october 26, 2010)

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

FOX (8.67 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.6, #1) took home the adults 18-49 crown on Tuesday thanks to new episodes of "Glee" (11.45 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 4.8, #1), "Raising Hope" (6.29 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 2.6, #5) and a second "Raising Hope" (5.50 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 2.3, #8).

CBS (16.15 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.3, #2) however was the most-watched network with new episodes of "NCIS" (19.88 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 4.1, #2), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (16.02 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.4, #3) and "The Good Wife" (12.54 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.4, #T6).

Next up was ABC (10.58 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.3, #T3) and its mix of "No Ordinary Family" (7.40 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 2.0, #T9), "Dancing With the Stars" (15.50 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.0, #4) and "Detroit 187" (8.83 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.0, #T9).

Meanwhile, NBC (6.13 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.3, #T3) served up fresh installments of "The Biggest Loser" (6.74 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 2.4, #T6) and "Parenthood" (4.92 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 2.0, #T9).

And finally, repeats of "One Tree Hill" (1.20 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T12) and "Life Unexpected" (0.99 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T12) on The CW (1.10 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #5) rounded out the evening.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49): Detroit 187 (5.30%), Parenthood (5.30%), Glee (4.30% vs. 10/12/10), Raising Hope (0.00% vs. 10/12/10), NCIS (-2.40%), Dancing With the Stars (-3.20%), The Biggest Loser (-4.00%), The Good Wife (-7.70%), No Ordinary Family (-9.10%), NCIS: Los Angeles (-12.80%).

In late-night metered market ratings, ABC's "Nightline" (3.3/8) took top honors over NBC's "Leno" (2.7/7) and CBS's "Letterman" (3.0/8). Rounding out the night then were "Kimmel" (1.7/5) on ABC "Ferguson" (1.5/5) on CBS and "Fallon" (1.3/5) 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 (10/27/09):

With CBS (12.14 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.4, #4) in repeats, NBC (8.45 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.1, #1) rose to the top spot with new episodes of "The Biggest Loser" (9.72 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 3.7, #1) and "The Jay Leno Show" (5.89 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.8, #T8).

The silver then went to ABC (10.72 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.6, #2) with its mix of "It's The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown" (8.91 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.7, #4), "Dancing With the Stars" (14.69 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.9, #3) and "The Forgotten" (8.56 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 2.0, #7).

Next up was FOX (6.50 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.5, #3) with a two-hour "So You Think You Can Dance" (6.50 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 2.5, #5).

Meanwhile, the Eye offered up repeats of "NCIS" (16.97 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.2, #2), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (11.08 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.2, #6) and "The Good Wife" (9.26 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.8, #T8).

And finally, repeats of "90210" (1.43 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.7, #10) and "Melrose Place" (0.84 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.4, #11) on The CW (1.14 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #5) closed out the evening.

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
[04/25/15 - 08:42 AM]
"Grimm" Is Steady Week to Week in Adults 18-49, Grows in Men and Women 18-49, Adults, Men and Women 25-54 and Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, April 24.

[04/25/15 - 08:40 AM]
"20/20: Bruce Jenner - The Interview" Draws 16.9 Million on Friday - Biggest "20/20" in 15 Years
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, April 24.

[04/25/15 - 08:33 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Bruce Jenner - The Interview" Posts Big Numbers for ABC
Nearly 17 million viewers on average tune into the two-hour special.

[04/24/15 - 12:32 PM]
Discovery Channel Grabs #1 in Both Persons 25-54 and Persons 18-49 on Cable for the Week
Discovery spins the numbers for the week of April 13-19.

[04/24/15 - 11:17 AM]
"Garbage Time with Katie Nolan" Attracts Largest Audience Ever with Total Viewership Over 1.6 Million
FOX Sports further spins the numbers for Sunday, April 19.

[04/24/15 - 10:31 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: ABC's "Once Upon a Time" Emerges at Sunday's Top Broadcast Series
ABC further spins the numbers for Sunday, April 19.

[04/24/15 - 08:48 AM]
"The Blacklist" Builds on Last Night's 18-49 Lead-In by 180% with Its First Original Telecast Since April 2
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 23.

[04/24/15 - 08:34 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, CBS Share in Top Demo Honors
The Alphabet gets a big boost from "Grey's Anatomy," which is up by a third from a week ago among adults 18-49.

[04/24/15 - 08:26 AM]
ABC Is No. 1 on the Opening Night of the May Sweep for the First Time in 6 Years
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 23.

[04/23/15 - 11:01 AM]
Encores of "The Tonight Show" Outperform ABC, CBS Timeslot Competition in 18-49 and Other Key Demos for Week of April 13-17
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of April 13-17.

[04/23/15 - 09:49 AM]
ABC Grows by Double Digits to Its Best Performance in Late-Night in 5 Weeks
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of April 13-17.

[04/23/15 - 08:45 AM]
"The Mysteries of Laura" Grows 11% in 18-49 vs. Its Prior Original Three Weeks Ago
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 22.

[04/23/15 - 08:39 AM]
ABC Finishes No. 1 on Wednesday Night Among Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 22.

[04/23/15 - 08:25 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, CBS Share Adults 18-49 Crown
The Alphabet's "Modern Family" is the top draw among said demo last night.

[04/22/15 - 01:49 PM]
VH1's Smash Hit "Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta" Season 4 Debuts to 6.2 Million Total Viewers on Monday
VH1 spins the numbers for Monday, April 20.