or


[06/17/11 - 08:38 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Dance" Results Narrowly Top Demos
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for thursday, june 16, 2011)

Here are the highlights of the 16 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night:

FOX (4.83 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.6, #1) narrowly took home top honors on Thursday thanks to a new "So You Think You Can Dance" (6.30 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.1, #1) and a repeat of "Glee" (3.36 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T8).

ABC (5.03 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #2) then snagged the silver with repeats of "Wipeout" (5.49 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.6, #4), another "Wipeout" (6.05 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.0, #2) and "Rookie Blue" (3.53 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T11).

Next up was CBS (7.18 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.4, #3) with its repeat lineup of "The Big Bang Theory" (6.67 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.7, #3), "Rules of Engagement" (5.57 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T6), "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" (7.34 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T6) and "The Mentalist" (8.09 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.4, #5).

Meanwhile, NBC (2.60 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4) was out of the hunt with repeats of "Community" (2.61 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T13), "30 Rock" (2.39 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T13), "The Office" (3.16 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T8) and "Parks & Recreation" (2.79 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T8) followed by week three of "Love Bites" (2.33 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T11).

And finally, repeats of "The Vampire Diaries" (1.08 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.4, #15) and "Nikita" (1.09 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.3, #16) on The CW (1.08 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5) rounded out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49): Love Bites (-0.00%), So You Think You Can Dance (-12.50%).

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," 2.6/6; and CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.7/7. and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 2.6/6; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.2/4.

In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 0.9/4; and "Late Show," 0.7/3; "Nightline," 0.9/4; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/3..

At 12:35 a.m., "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.4/5 in metered-market households) topped an encore of 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 the encore "Late Late Show" (0.4/2).

At 1:35 a.m., a rebroadcast of "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.8/3 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 16 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (6/17/10):

A monster showing for the "NBA Finals, Game 7" (21.06 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 8.5, #1) made ABC (18.86 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 7.5, #1) tower over the competition on Thursday. Leading off the night was its pre-game specials "Jimmy Kimmel Live: Game Night" (12.65 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 4.6, #3) and "NBA Countdown" (16.34 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 6.2, #2).

FOX (5.06 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.9, #2) then claimed a distant second place with a repeat of "Glee" (4.05 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T5) and a new "So You Think You Can Dance" (6.07 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 2.2, #4).

Next up was CBS (7.90 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.4, #3) with repeats of "The Mentalist" (7.22 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.2, #8), "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" (8.27 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T5) and another "The Mentalist" (8.20 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T5).

Meanwhile, NBC (2.22 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #4) offered up its mix of "Community" (2.57 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.8, #11), "100 Questions" (2.05 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T12), "The Office" (2.48 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T9), "30 Rock" (2.38 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T9), another "The Office" (2.04 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T12) and "Parks & Recreation" (1.80 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T12).

And finally, second runs of "The Vampire Diaries" (1.35 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T15) and "Moonlight" (1.23 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T15) on The CW (1.29 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #5) rounded out the evening.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





  [june 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
[03/28/15 - 08:53 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NCAA Continues Its Reign for CBS
The Eye once again leads the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[03/28/15 - 08:36 AM]
"Grimm" Is Currently Reporting Its Top Total-Viewer Result Since January 23
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, March 27.

[03/27/15 - 01:13 PM]
Bravo Media's "The Millionaire Matchmaker" Earns Highest-Rated Episode of the Season with 2.2 Million Total Viewers
Bravo spins the numbers for Sunday, March 22.

[03/27/15 - 11:11 AM]
E!'s "The Royals" Shows Significant Audience Growth in Its Second Week
E! further spins the numbers for Sunday, March 22.

[03/27/15 - 08:49 AM]
"The Blacklist" Builds by 60% on Its 18-49 Lead-In Versus Round Three of the NCAA Basketball Tournament
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, March 26.

[03/27/15 - 08:43 AM]
Live + 3: ABC's "Secrets and Lies" Scores a New Series High in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for Sunday, March 22.

[03/27/15 - 08:32 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NCAA Enters Week Two on Top for CBS
The Eye leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[03/27/15 - 08:22 AM]
"Scandal" and "Grey's" Rank as Thursday's Top 2 Series in Adults 18-49 for the 2nd Consecutive Week
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, March 26.

[03/27/15 - 08:08 AM]
2015 NCAA Tournament Delivers Record-Setting Numbers for Sweet 16 Thursday and Tournament Coverage-to-Date
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, March 26.

[03/26/15 - 11:06 AM]
"Nightline" Is #1 for the Week in Total Viewers and Adults 25-54 for Second Straight Week
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of March 16-20.

[03/26/15 - 11:01 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Outdelivers ABC, CBS Competition in All Key Ratings Measures for Week of March 16-20
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of March 16-20.

[03/26/15 - 08:55 AM]
"Chicago P.D." Wins the 10 P.M. ET Hour Among the ABC-CBS-NBC Dramas
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 25.

[03/26/15 - 08:31 AM]
"Modern Family" Dominates at 9pm and Ranks as Wednesday's No. 1 TV Show
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 25.

[03/26/15 - 08:29 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Night in Viewers, Demos
FOX, absent "Empire," falls to a second place tie with ABC among adults 18-49.

[03/25/15 - 03:32 PM]
OWN Delivers Most-Watched Night in Network History
OWN spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 24.