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[03/02/11 - 09:01 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Idol" Special Bumps "Raising Hope" to Series High
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for tuesday, march 1, 2011)

Here are the highlights of the 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night:

FOX (18.14 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 6.5, #1) reaped the rewards of a special 90-minute "American Idol" (21.26 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 7.5, #1) on Tuesday as lead-out "Raising Hope" (8.76 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 3.4, #3) was pushed to a series high.

CBS (15.37 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.1, #2) then got bumped to second place with its usual mix of "NCIS" (19.20 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.8, #2), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (15.59 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.2, #T4) and "The Good Wife" (11.31 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.2, #7).

Next up was NBC (6.37 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.3, #3) with new episodes of "The Biggest Loser" (7.03 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 2.4, #6) and "Parenthood" (5.04 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.9, #8).

Meanwhile, ABC (6.19 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.1, #4) offered up fresh installments of "No Ordinary Family" (4.26 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.2, #10) and "V" (5.00 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.8, #9) followed by a special "20/20 - Charlie Sheen: In His Own Words" (9.30 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 3.2, #T4).

And finally, new episodes of "One Tree Hill" (1.64 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.8, #11) and "Hellcats" (1.47 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.6, #12) on The CW (1.56 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #5) rounded out the evening.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49): Raising Hope (36.00%), The Good Wife (15.80%), Hellcats (0.00%), V (-5.30%), Parenthood (-9.50%), One Tree Hill (-11.10%), The Biggest Loser (-11.10%), NCIS (-13.60%), No Ordinary Family (-14.30%), NCIS: Los Angeles (-17.90%).

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," 3.0/8; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.6/7; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 3.5/8; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.5/5.

In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 0.9/4; "Late Show," 0.7/3; "Nightline," 1.3/6; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.8/4.

At 12:35 a.m., "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.4/5 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.3/5). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.6/4 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.4/3).

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.


Here are the highlights of the 11 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (3/2/10):

FOX (23.44 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 8.6, #1) crushed the competition on Tuesday thanks to another two-hour edition of "American Idol" (23.44 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 8.6, #1).

CBS (15.98 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.3, #2) once again had to settle for second place with new episodes of "NCIS" (19.67 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 4.1, #2), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (14.97 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.1, #T4) and "The Good Wife" (13.29 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.7, #7).

NBC (8.18 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.1, #3) then claimed the bronze with a new "The Biggest Loser" (8.23 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 3.1, #T4) and the premiere of "Parenthood" (8.07 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 3.1, #T4).

Meanwhile, ABC (6.31 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.5, #4) offered up a repeat of "Lost" (4.33 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.6, #9) followed by a new "Lost" (9.18 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 4.0, #3) and "20/20: Before They Were Famous" (5.42 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.8, #8).

And finally, repeats of "90210" (0.74 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T10) and "Melrose Place" (0.65 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T10) on The CW (0.69 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) rounded out the night.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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