or


[07/19/11 - 11:38 AM]
"The Closer" and "Rizzoli & Isles" Shine in Second Week and Live + 3
TNT spins the numbers for Monday, July 18.

[via press release from TNT]

TNT Ratings: The Closer and Rizzoli & Isles shine in second week and Live + 3

Last night, TNT's The Closer and Rizzoli & Isles turned in another stunning performance. The Closer opened the night with 6.5 million viewers, 1.4 million adults 18-49 and 2 million adults 25-54 in Live + Same Day, according to fast national data from Nielsen Media Research. Rizzoli & Isles followed with 6.4 million viewers, edging out last week's season premiere by 10,000 viewers. The episode also grew its key demo delivers over last week, with 1.6 million adults 18-49 (+1%) and 2.2 million adults 25-54 (+2%).

TNT's success last night followed on the heels of the outstanding season premieres for The Closer and Rizzoli & Isles last week, both of which have already greatly expanded their audiences through early time-shifted viewing.

The seventh season premiere of The Closer has ballooned to an astonishing 8.7 million viewers in Live + 3 delivery, putting it on track to surpass the final Live + 7 delivery of its summer 2010 premiere (8.8 million). The episode already ranks third among all season premieres of The Closer, coming in behind the premieres for season three (9.5 million) and season six (8.8 million).

Among key adult demos, last week's season premiere of The Closer has scored 2.5 million adults 18-49, already outperforming last year's season premiere and within inches of beating all episodes last year. The Closer is expected to outperform all of last year's episodes with adults 25-54, as well, with a current Live + 3 delivery of 3.2 million.

The second season premiere of Rizzoli & Isles has expanded its audience to 8 million viewers in Live + 3 delivery, +25% over its Live + Same Day delivery. The season premiere's strong demos have grown to 2.1 million among adults 18-49 and 2.8 million adults 25-54. Rizzoli & Isles is in good position to outperform its first-season premiere when final Live + 7 delivery becomes available.





  [july 2011]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
     


· CLOSER, THE (TNT)
· RIZZOLI & ISLES (TNT)









most recent ratings | view all posts
[06/30/15 - 02:23 PM]
WE tv's Original Series Fuel Second Quarter Growth
WE tv spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2015 to date.

[06/30/15 - 01:33 PM]
HGTV Wins June as #1 Rated Cable Network Among Women 25-54
HGTV spins the numbers for the month of June and the second quarter of 2015 to date.

[06/30/15 - 12:47 PM]
Original Movie "Teen Beach 2" Powers Disney Channel to Total Day Sweep in 2Q15
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2015 to date.

[06/30/15 - 11:45 AM]
"48 Hours: Dangerous Beauty" Is Saturday's #1 Broadcast with Adults 25-54 and Is the Night's #1 Program with Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, June 27.

[06/30/15 - 11:09 AM]
Hallmark Channel's Newest Original Movie, "A Country Wedding," Becomes the Top-Rated Program of the Day Among Households
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, June 27.

[06/30/15 - 09:20 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: ABC's "The Astronaut Wives Club" Increases Playback Growth to 50% in Week 2
ABC further spins the numbers for Thursday, June 25.

[06/30/15 - 09:09 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Is the No. 1 Syndie Talker for the 3rd Week Running
Disney/ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of June 15-19.

[06/30/15 - 08:41 AM]
NBC Wins Monday, As "Ninja" and "The Island" Grow Week to Week
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, June 29.

[06/30/15 - 08:29 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "American Ninja Warrior" Win Tight Race with ABC
The Peacock wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/29/15 - 11:31 AM]
USA Network's Award-Winning "Mr. Robot" Debuts to Strong Ratings in Key Demos and Total Viewers
USA further spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 24.

[06/29/15 - 09:05 AM]
ABC Family's "Baby Daddy" Soars to Season and Multi-Month Highs in Total Viewers and Target Demographics
ABC Family further spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 24.

[06/29/15 - 08:51 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: ABC's "The Whispers" Increases Its Playback Growth to 90% in Week 2 Among Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for Monday, June 8.

[06/29/15 - 08:37 AM]
"Dateline NBC" Jumps 50% or 1.5 Million Persons Week to Week in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, June 28.

[06/29/15 - 08:30 AM]
"Celebrity Family Feud" and "BattleBots" Drive ABC to a Sunday Night Victory
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, June 28.

[06/29/15 - 08:19 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos with "Celebrity Family Feud"
Week two of the game show holds off the Sunday premiere of "Big Brother" on CBS.