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[12/07/10 - 08:48 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Is Tops As "Sing-Off" Sparks NBC
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for monday, december 6, 2010)

Here are the highlights of the 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night:

CBS (10.54 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.3, #1) was the network to beat on Monday thanks to new episodes of "How I Met Your Mother" (9.40 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 3.6, #2), "Rules of Engagement" (8.83 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 3.1, #4), "Two and a Half Men" (13.32 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 4.1, #1), "Mike & Molly" (11.08 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.4, #3) and "Hawaii Five-0" (10.30 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.7, #6).

NBC (7.38 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.4, #2) then took home a rare second place finish with the return of "The Sing-Off" (8.54 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 2.8, #5) followed by a new "Chase" (5.06 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T8).

Next up was ABC (6.01 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T3) with week three of "Skating With the Stars" (4.80 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T12) as well as a repeat of "Modern Family" (4.45 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.4, #10) and a new "Castle" (8.61 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.2, #7).

Meanwhile, FOX (5.97 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T3) was out of the hunt with its inaugural "American Country Awards" (5.97 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T8).

And finally, new episodes of "90210" (2.14 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T12) and "Gossip Girl" (2.08 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.1, #11) on The CW (2.11 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.0, #5) rounded out the evening.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49): Gossip Girl (10.00%), Rules of Engagement (6.90% vs. 11/22/10), How I Met Your Mother (2.90% vs. 11/22/10), 90210 (0.00%), Chase (-6.30%), Two and a Half Men (-8.90% vs. 11/22/10), Castle (-12.00% vs. 11/15/10), Mike & Molly (-15.00% vs. 11/22/10), Hawaii Five-0 (-15.60% vs. 11/22/10), Skating With the Stars (-16.70%), .

In late-night metered market ratings, ABC's "Nightline" (3.3/7) took top honors ahead of CBS's "Letterman" (2.6/6) and NBC's "Leno" (2.9/7). Rounding out the night then were "Kimmel" (1.6/5) on ABC "Ferguson" (1.4/5) on CBS and "Fallon" (1.3/5) and "Daly" (0.9/4) on NBC.


Here are the highlights of the 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (12/7/09):

CBS (12.20 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 4.1, #1) coasted to another victory on Monday thanks to new episodes of "How I Met Your Mother" (9.14 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 3.5, #4), "Accidentally on Purpose" (8.29 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 2.9, #5), "Two and a Half Men" (15.16 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 5.1, #2), "The Big Bang Theory" (14.72 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 5.7, #1) and "CSI: Miami" (12.94 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.8, #3).

The silver then went to FOX (8.51 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.3, #2) with its "Carrie Underwood: An All-Star Holiday Special" (8.51 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.3, #T7).

Next up was ABC (7.45 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.2, #3) with its mix of "Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town" (8.04 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 2.7, #6), "Find My Family" (5.90 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.8, #9) and "Castle" (8.41 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.3, #T7).

Meanwhile, NBC (5.69 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.5, #4) offered up repeats of "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (6.59 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.5, #11), another "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (5.75 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.6, #10) and a new "The Jay Leno Show" (4.71 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.3, #12).

And finally, new episodes of "One Tree Hill" (2.59 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T13) and "Gossip Girl" (2.22 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T13) on The CW (2.40 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.2, #5) rounded out the evening.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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