or


[03/15/11 - 09:01 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Bachelor" Wraps With High, NBC Dramas Hit Lows
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for monday, march 14, 2011)

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

ABC (13.84 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 4.5, #1) towered over the competition on Monday thanks to the season finale of "The Bachelor" (13.80 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 4.5, #2) followed by the reunion special "The Bachelor: After the Finale Rose" (13.93 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 4.7, #1).

FOX (8.78 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.7, #2) then claimed a distant second place with new episodes of "House" (10.28 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.5, #3) and "The Chicago Code" (7.28 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.9, #T7).

Next up was CBS (7.57 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.1, #3) with its mix of "How I Met Your Mother" (6.08 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.9, #T7), "Mad Love" (6.51 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 2.1, #6), "Two and a Half Men" (9.79 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.6, #4), "Mike & Molly" (8.46 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.2, #5) and "Hawaii Five-0" (7.30 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.9, #T7).

Meanwhile, NBC (6.40 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.5, #4) offered up fresh installments of "Chuck" (4.97 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.6, #11), "The Event" (4.19 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.2, #12) and "Harry's Law" (10.03 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.7, #10) - all three of which matched or hit new series lows.

And finally, repeats of "90210" (0.73 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #13) and "Gossip Girl" (0.50 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.2, #14) on The CW (0.62 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) rounded out the evening.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49): The Bachelor (45.20%), Harry's Law (-5.60%), Chuck (-5.90%), House (-7.90%), The Chicago Code (-9.50%), Mad Love (-12.50%), The Event (-14.30%).

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," 3.2/8; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.5/6; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 3.9/9; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.9/6.

In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 1.0/4; "Late Show," 0.7/3; "Nightline," 1.5/6; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.7/4.

At 12:35 a.m., "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.5/5 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.3/4). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.6/3 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.5/3).

At 1:35 a.m., Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.9/4 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.4/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.


Here are the highlights of the 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (3/15/10):

FOX (10.11 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.4, #1) took home top honors on Monday thanks to fresh hours of "House" (11.20 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 4.0, #1) and "24" (9.03 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.7, #T4).

The silver then went to CBS (9.32 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.8, #2) with its mix of "How I Met Your Mother" (6.15 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 2.0, #8), "Rules of Engagement" (7.76 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 2.7, #T4), "Two and a Half Men" (12.51 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.8, #T2), "The Big Bang Theory" (11.54 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.8, #T2) and "CSI: Miami" (8.97 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.3, #T6).

Next up was ABC (7.51 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.1, #3) with its two-hour "20/20: Inside the Bachelor" (7.98 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.3, #T6) special followed by a repeat of "Castle" (6.57 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.8, #T10).

Next up was NBC (5.98 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.7, #4) with new episodes of "Chuck" (5.78 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.9, #9), "Trauma" (5.25 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.5, #12) and "Law & Order" (6.90 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.8, #T10).

And finally, new episodes of "Life Unexpected" (2.11 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T13) and "Gossip Girl" (1.72 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T13) closed out the night on The CW (1.92 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.0, #5).

Source: Nielsen Media Research





  [march 2011]  
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
[10/20/14 - 03:29 PM]
"Gold Rush" Season Five Premiere Tops Cable Television on Friday
Discovery spins the numbers for Friday, October 17.

[10/20/14 - 11:06 AM]
Live + 7 Ratings: ABC's "How to Get Away with Murder" Is the Week's #1 Biggest Gainer in TV Playback in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of September 29-October 5.

[10/20/14 - 10:55 AM]
CBS Freshman Dramas Post Strong Second-Week Live +7-Day Lifts
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of September 29-October 5.

[10/20/14 - 08:49 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Sunday Night Football" Continues NBC's Reign
The Peacock's NFL franchise is up more than 16% from last week among adults 18-49.

[10/20/14 - 08:32 AM]
ABC Builds Year Over Year on Sunday for the 4th Straight Week This Season
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, October 19.

[10/20/14 - 08:23 AM]
"Sunday Night Football" Delivers Its Best Overnight Rating Since the Sunday Season Premiere on September 7
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, October 19.

[10/19/14 - 09:08 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Dominates the Night with Notre Dame/Florida State Matchup
The network's "Saturday Night Football" franchise delivers more than 12 million viewers on average in primetime.

[10/18/14 - 08:39 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Shark Tank" Powers ABC to Top Demo Spot
Plus: the Alphabet's "Last Man Standing" posts week-to-week gains among adults 18-49.

[10/18/14 - 08:34 AM]
"The Blacklist" Grows by 53% in 18-49 and 4.979 Million Viewers Overall Going from Live + Same Day to Live + 3
NBC further spins the numbers for Monday, October 13.

[10/18/14 - 08:33 AM]
"Dateline NBC" Hits Three-Week Highs in 18-49 and Total Viewers, With Its Top Results Since September 26
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, October 17.

[10/18/14 - 08:30 AM]
For the 4th Straight Week, ABC Is #1 on Friday with "Shark Tank" as the Top-Rated Show in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, October 17.

[10/17/14 - 02:57 PM]
With Live + 3 for Sunday and Replays, "The Affair" Has Been Viewed by 1.68 Million Viewers on the Linear Network
Showtime further spins the numbers for Sunday, October 12.

[10/17/14 - 01:31 PM]
Another Big Audience Sees Giants Win Pennant in Dramatic, Walk-Off Fashion on FOX Sports 1
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Thursday, October 16.

[10/17/14 - 08:50 AM]
"The Biggest Loser" Hits a Five-Week High in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 16.

[10/17/14 - 08:32 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Demos for Sixth Consecutive Week
"Thursday Night Football" once again powers the Eye to the front among adults 18-49.