or


[03/27/12 - 08:20 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Continues Its Reign for NBC
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for monday, march 26, 2012)

Here are the highlights of the 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night:

NBC (9.98 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.7, #1) was the network to beat on Monday thanks to new episodes of "The Voice" (11.79 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 4.4, #1) and "Smash" (6.36 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.2, #T4).

ABC (15.79 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.9, #2) then claimed the silver with fresh installments of "Dancing With the Stars" (17.62 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.1, #2) and "Castle" (12.15 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.4, #3).

Next up was CBS (6.39 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.9, #3) with its all-repeat lineup of "How I Met Your Mother" (5.70 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.9, #T7), "2 Broke Girls" (6.12 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 2.0, #6), "Two and a Half Men" (7.08 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.2, #T4), "Mike & Molly" (6.28 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.9, #T7) and "Hawaii Five-0" (6.57 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.6, #9).

Meanwhile, FOX (4.73 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.5, #4) offered up a new "Alcatraz" (4.71 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T10) followed by the season finale of "Alcatraz" (4.74 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T10).

And finally, the feature "Confessions of a Shopaholic" (0.95 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #12) on The CW (0.95 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5) rounded out the evening. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), the film delivered a 0.6 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Castle
0.00% - Alcatraz - 9:00
-2.22% - The Voice
-4.35% - Smash
-11.43% - Dancing With the Stars

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+319.05% - The Voice (vs. All Together Now: A Celebration of Service/The Event)
+37.50% - Smash (vs. Harry's Law)
+36.36% - Alcatraz - 9:00 (vs. The Chicago Code (Repeat))
0.00% - Alcatraz - 8:00 (vs. House (Repeat))
-27.27% - Castle
-39.22% - Dancing With the Stars

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," 2.9/7; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.3/6; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 3.7/9; 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," 0.8/4; "Late Show," 0.6/3; "Nightline," 1.1/5; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.6/3.

At 12:35 a.m., "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.3/5 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.1/4 with an encore). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.4/3 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.3/2 with an encore).

At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.8/4 in metered-market households and a 0.3/2 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 (3/28/11):

ABC (19.16 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 4.5, #1) overshadowed the competition on Monday with week two of "Dancing With the Stars" (22.33 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 5.1, #1) and a new "Castle" (12.83 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.3, #2).

CBS (6.25 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.9, #2) then took home the leftovers with its mix of "How I Met Your Mother" (5.65 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.9, #T5), "Mad Love" (5.63 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 2.1, #4), "Two and a Half Men" (7.61 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.3, #3), "Mike & Molly" (7.02 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.9, #T5) and "Hawaii Five-0" (5.78 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T8).

Next up was FOX (4.40 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.3, #3) with repeats of "House" (4.83 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T8) and "The Chicago Code" (3.97 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.1, #11).

Meanwhile, NBC (5.59 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #4) was out of the hunt with its combination of "All Together Now: A Celebration of Service" (4.20 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.9, #12), "The Event" (4.36 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.2, #10) and "Harry's Law" (8.21 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.6, #7).

And finally, repeats of "90210" (0.76 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #13) and "Gossip Girl" (0.54 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.2, #14) on The CW (0.65 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) rounded out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49): Dancing With the Stars (0.00%), Castle (0.00%), Harry's Law (0.00%), The Event (0.00%), Mad Love (-8.70%).

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," 3.0/7; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.4/6; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 3.8/9; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.8/6.

In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 0.8/4; "Late Show," 0.8/4; "Nightline," 1.1/5; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.6/3.

At 12:35 a.m., "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.4/5 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.1/4). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/3 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.4/2).

At 1:35 a.m., Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.8/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.3/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





  [march 2012]  
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
[06/23/17 - 08:17 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Edges Demo Win Over ABC, NBC Summer Launches
The Alphabet and the Peacock fall just short of FOX's game show duo.

[06/23/17 - 07:42 AM]
ESPN's NBA Draft Ratings Up 13 Percent
ESPN spins the numbers for Thursday, June 22.

[06/22/17 - 08:13 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Demos, NBC Leads Total Viewers
The Peacock's "Little Big Shots: Forever Young" opens as the top draw in both categories.

[06/21/17 - 04:12 PM]
OWN Is Tuesday Night's #1 Cable Network for Women with Season Premieres of "Queen Sugar" and "The Haves and the Have Nots"
OWN spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 20.

[06/21/17 - 08:12 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Coasts to Another Victory
"America's Got Talent" once again eclipses the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/20/17 - 10:31 AM]
Hallmark Channel Topples Competition Scoring #1 Rated Spot in Primetime on Saturday for Second Consecutive Week
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of June 12-18.

[06/20/17 - 08:45 AM]
FOX Sports' Presentation of 117th U.S. Open Championship Scores More Than 26 Million Viewers
FOX Sports spins the numbers for its U.S. Open coverage to date.

[06/20/17 - 08:31 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Total Viewers, Demos
"American Ninja Warrior" and "Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge" push the Peacock on top in both categories.

[06/19/17 - 09:23 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Edges FOX in Tight Demo Race
The Alphabet's game show trio wins the night among adults 18-49.

[06/18/17 - 08:40 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Edges Demo Race with MLB
The network tops the night in adults 18-49 while ABC is the most-watched broadcaster.

[06/17/17 - 08:24 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Wins Demo Race with "Dateline"
The Peacock leads the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched network.

[06/16/17 - 08:24 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Wins Repeat Showdown
A trio of game show encores lead the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/15/17 - 08:23 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "MasterChef" Top Demos
The network wins the night among adults 18-49 while an all-repeat CBS is the most-watched network.

[06/14/17 - 08:15 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "America's Got Talent" Puts NBC on Top
The Peacock owns the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/13/17 - 01:01 PM]
Hallmark Channel Catapults to #1 in Prime Time on Saturday and Sunday Night
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of June 5-11.