or


[09/13/11 - 08:57 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Bachelor Pad" Wraps on Top for ABC
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for monday, september 12, 2011)

Here are the highlights of the 15 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night:

[EDITOR'S NOTE: Due to local NFL preemptions, Fast Nationals for ABC are inflated. Due to U.S. Open Tennis overrun until 8:35p, Fast Nationals for CBS are approximate.]

ABC (7.07 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.3, #1) was the network to beat on the final week of the summer thanks to its "Bachelor Pad: The Final Challenge" (7.37 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.2, #3) special followed by the season finale of "Bachelor Pad" (6.93 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.3, #2).

The silver then went to FOX (4.56 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.8, #2) with a repeat of "Hell's Kitchen" (3.36 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T7) followed by a new "Hell's Kitchen" (5.76 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.4, #1).

Next up was NBC (4.93 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.4, #3) with an encore of "America's Got Talent" (4.38 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T10) alongside the "2011 Miss Universe Pageant" (5.21 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.6, #4).

Meanwhile, CBS (4.18 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #4) offered up its mix of "U.S. Open Tennis Overrun" (4.57 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T5), "How I Met Your Mother" (3.53 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T7), another "How I Met Your Mother" (4.30 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T5), "Two and a Half Men" (4.19 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T7), "Mike & Molly" (4.49 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T10) and "Hawaii Five-0" (3.99 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.0, #12).

And finally, The CW (1.21 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #5) closed out the evening with its special "Gaga by Gaultier" (1.44 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.6, #13), "Gaga by Gaultier/The CW 2011 Fall Preview Special" (1.22 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.5, #14) and "The CW 2011 Fall Preview Special" (0.71 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.3, #15).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49): Bachelor Pad (27.8%), Hell's Kitchen (-7.7%).

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," 2.6/7; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.4/6 with an encore delayed by a sports overrun; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 2.5/6; 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," 0.8/3; "Late Show," 0.5/2 with a delayed encore; "Nightline," 0.8/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/2.

At 12:35 a.m., "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.2/4 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.0/4 with an encore delayed by a sports overrun). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/3 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.3/2 with a delayed encore).

At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.7/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.2/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.


Here are the highlights of the 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (9/13/10):

CBS (6.80 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.0, #1) claimed top honors on the final Monday of the summer with its mix of "How I Met Your Mother" (5.42 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.7, #6), "Rules of Engagement" (5.43 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.8, #T3), "Two and a Half Men" (8.54 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.3, #2), "The Big Bang Theory" (7.95 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.4, #1) and "CSI: Miami" (6.74 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.8, #T3).

ABC (5.05 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.6, #2) then took home the silver with the season finales of "Bachelor Pad" (5.81 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.8, #T3) and "Dating in the Dark" (3.53 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T8).

Next up was FOX (4.41 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.4, #3) with a repeat of "House" (3.88 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T10) and the season finale of "Lie to Me" (4.95 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.5, #7).

Meanwhile, an encore of "America's Got Talent" (5.36 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T10) lead into a new "Dateline NBC" (4.40 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T8) on NBC (5.03 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #4).

And finally, the season premieres of "90210" (1.98 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.9, #13) and "Gossip Girl" (1.87 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.0, #12) on The CW (1.92 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.9, #5) rounded out the evening.

Collectively (see below for specifics), the duo were down 25% in viewers and 31% in adults 18-49 from last year's openers to "One Tree Hill" and "Gossip Girl."

In late-night metered market ratings, NBC's "Leno" (2.8/7) took top honors ahead of ABC's "Nightline" (2.4/5) and CBS's "Letterman" (2.2/5). Rounding out the night then were "Kimmel" (1.2/4) on ABC "Ferguson" (1.1/4) on CBS and "Fallon" (1.2/4) and "Daly" (0.7/3) on NBC.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





  [september 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
[09/18/14 - 08:29 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Charts with "Got Talent" Finale, "Laura" Premiere
The Peacock easily leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/17/14 - 09:25 AM]
"The Ultimate Fighter" Premiere Attracts 2.54 Million Viewers
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 10.

[09/17/14 - 08:38 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Grows by 32% Week to Week in Adult 18-49 Rating and 16% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 16.

[09/17/14 - 08:30 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Holds Onto Top Spot with "America's Got Talent"
Plus: FOX's "New Girl" and "The Mindy Project" return down more than 30% from a year ago among adults 18-49.

[09/17/14 - 08:24 AM]
ABC's "Dancing" Finishes as Tuesday's Most-Watched TV Show, Outdrawing NBC's Tuesday Finale of "America's Got Talent"
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 16.

[09/16/14 - 03:06 PM]
"Monday Night Football" Helps ESPN Win the Night among All Networks
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, September 15.

[09/16/14 - 01:18 PM]
"Ray Donovan" Delivers Highest Rated Episode & Night Ever!
Showtime spins the numbers for Sunday, September 14.

[09/16/14 - 01:04 PM]
Season Three Finale of History's "Mountain Men" Hits 3.0 Million Total Viewers, Ranking as Cable's Top Show for the Night
History spins the numbers for Sunday, September 14.

[09/16/14 - 12:04 PM]
Adult Swim Ranks #1 Among Basic Cable Networks for Total Day Delivery of Adults 18-24 & 18-34 for the Second Week Of September
Turner spins the numbers for the week of September 8-14.

[09/16/14 - 10:45 AM]
Bears-49ers on NBC's "Sunday Night Football" Is NFL's Most-Watched West Coast Sunday Primetime Game Ever
NBC further spins the numbers for Sunday, September 14.

[09/16/14 - 08:56 AM]
"American Ninja Warrior: USA vs. the World" Wins the Night Among the Big 4 in Adults 18-34, Men 18-34 and Men 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, September 15.

[09/16/14 - 08:53 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Marks Its Most-Watched Premiere Week in 7 Years
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of September 1-5.

[09/16/14 - 08:40 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, FOX Share Demo Crown
The return of "Dancing with the Stars" and the finale of "MasterChef" power their respective networks.

[09/16/14 - 08:30 AM]
NBC Finishes #1 for the Full 52-Week 2013-14 Primetime Television Season
NBC spins the numbers for the season to date.

[09/16/14 - 08:26 AM]
ABC Wins with the "Dancing" Premiere - TV's Most-Watched Series Telecast Since May
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, September 15.