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[12/27/11 - 10:29 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: Repeats Prove to Be Enough for CBS Win
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for monday, december 26, 2011)

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

[EDITOR'S NOTE: Due to local sports preemptions, Fast Nationals for ABC and NBC are inflated.]

CBS (6.62 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.9, #1) took home top honors on Monday with its all-repeat mix of "How I Met Your Mother" (5.93 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.8, #4), "2 Broke Girls" (6.18 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.9, #3), "Two and a Half Men" (8.09 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.4, #1), "Mike & Molly" (7.35 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.1, #2) and "Hawaii Five-0" (6.10 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T6).

NBC (5.04 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.4, #2) then claimed the silver with a new "Who's Still Standing?" (6.90 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.7, #5), a repeat of "Fear Factor" (4.75 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T6) and a new "Rock Center With Brian Williams" (3.46 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T9).

Next up was ABC (3.76 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #3) and its lineup of "Rudolph's Shiny New Year" (3.26 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T9), the season finale of "You Deserve It" (3.64 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.0, #8) and a repeat of "Castle" (4.37 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T9).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.86 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #4) offered up a repeat of "House" (2.96 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T9) and a second "House" (2.77 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.8, #13).

And finally, the feature "The Education of Charlie Banks" (0.74 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.3, #14) on The CW (0.74 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) closed out the evening. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), the film posted a 0.4 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+13.33% - Who's Still Standing?
-9.09% - You Deserve It
-25.00% - Rock Center With Brian Williams

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+112.50% - Who's Still Standing? (vs. Chuck (Repeat))
+28.57% - Rock Center With Brian Williams (vs. Chuck (Repeat))
-41.18% - You Deserve It (vs. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Repeat))

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," 2.3/5 with an encore telecast; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.0/5 with an encore; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 2.5/6; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.2/3 with an encore.

In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 0.6/2 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.5/2 with an encore; "Nightline," 0.8/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/2 with an encore.

At 12:35 a.m., "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.2/4 in metered-market households with an encore) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.0/3 with an encore). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/3 in 18-49 with an encore) topped "Late Late Show" (0.4/2 with an 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 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (12/27/10):

CBS (7.64 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.9, #1) won the repeat sweepstakes on Monday with its lineup of "How I Met Your Mother" (6.43 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.9, #3), "Rules of Engagement" (6.04 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T4), "Two and a Half Men" (9.70 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.4, #1),"Mike & Molly" (8.24 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.0, #2) and "Hawaii Five-0" (7.71 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T4).

ABC (5.54 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.6, #2) then nabbed the silver with "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" (5.46 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T4) followed by "Castle" (5.70 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.5, #7).

Next up was FOX (3.48 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #3) with repeats of "House" (4.04 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.2, #8) and "Lie to Me" (2.92 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T9).

Meanwhile, NBC (2.74 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #4) was out of the hunt with its marathon of "Chuck" (3.29 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T9), another "Chuck" (2.60 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T11) and yet another "Chuck" (2.33 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T11).

And finally, repeats of "90210" (0.99 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.4, #13) and "Gossip Girl" (0.76 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.3, #14) on The CW (0.88 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) closed out the evening.

In late-night metered market ratings, ABC's "Nightline" (3.0/7) took top honors ahead of CBS's "Letterman" (2.6/6) and NBC's "Leno" (2.3/5). Rounding out the night then were "Kimmel" (1.4/4) on ABC "Ferguson" (1.2/4) on CBS and "Fallon" (1.0/3) and "Daly" (0.7/3) on NBC.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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