or


[06/03/12 - 08:44 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, NBC Share Demo Crown
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for saturday, june 2, 2012)

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

ABC (3.70 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T1) snagged the top spot on Saturday thanks to its mix of "Secret Millionaire" (3.54 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #5), another "Secret Millionaire" (3.87 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T3) and yet another "Secret Millionaire" (3.70 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T1).

Sharing top demo honors was NBC (2.54 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T1) with its coverage of the "NHL Stanley Cup Finals, Game 2" (2.54 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T3).

Next up was FOX (2.93 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #3) and its broadcast of the "Saturday Baseball Game of the Week" (2.93 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.7, #6).

And finally, CBS (3.52 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.6, #4) closed out the evening with its combination of "Rules of Engagement" (2.00 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T7), "How to Be a Gentleman" (1.84 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.4, #9), "CSI: Miami" (3.32 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T7) and "48 Hours Mystery" (5.32 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T1).

In late-night metered market ratings (via NBC's press release):

TBA

[NOTE: Today's numbers are courtesy of TVMediaInsights.com due to delays from our usual sources.]


Here are the highlights of the nine ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (6/4/11):

NBC (3.37 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #1) narrowly took home the demo crown on Saturday with its coverage of the "Stanley Cup Finals, Game 2" (3.37 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T1).

A silver medal then went to FOX (3.63 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #2) with its duo of "Cops" (3.22 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.0, #3) and "America's Most Wanted" (4.05 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T1).

Next up was CBS (4.18 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.6, #3) and its mix of "Chaos" (3.12 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T7), "Hawaii Five-0" (3.95 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #6) and "48 Hours Mystery" (5.46 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4).

And finally, encores of "The Bachelorette" (1.76 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T7) and "Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition" (2.03 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.7, #5) on ABC (1.85 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #4) rounded out the night.

In late-night metered market ratings (via NBC's press release):

An encore telecast of "Saturday Night Live" (3.3/8 in metered-market households), hosted by Scarlett Johansson with musical guest Arcade Fire, dominated its time period. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Saturday Night Live" averaged a 1.7 rating, 8 share in adults 18-49, making it the #1 telecast of the night ahead of all primetime programs on ABC, CBS, NBC or Fox.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





  [june 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
[05/26/17 - 12:31 PM]
Senators-Penguins Game 7 Double-OT Thriller on NBCSN Averages More Than 3 Million Viewers
NBCSN spins the numbers for Thursday, May 25.

[05/26/17 - 09:07 AM]
"Into the Badlands" Closes Its Second Season as a Top Scripted Series on Cable
AMC further spins the numbers for the series to date.

[05/26/17 - 08:36 AM]
NBC's 10 P.M. "The Red Nose Day Special" #1 in Timeslot in 18-49 and Improves on Last Year's Telecast by 40% in Demo and 27% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, May 25.

[05/25/17 - 02:36 PM]
ABC Wins Its 4th Consecutive May in Adults 18-49, Delivering Its Longest Winning Streak for the Sweep in Over 25 Years
ABC further spins the numbers for the May sweeps period.

[05/25/17 - 08:26 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Survivor" Finale Puts CBS on Top
The Eye wins the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[05/25/17 - 08:22 AM]
"Law & Order: SVU" Captures Its Highest 18-49 Rating Since Feb. 22, Ties for the 10-11 P.M. Win
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 24.

[05/25/17 - 08:21 AM]
"Dirty Dancing" Drives ABC to Its Most Watched Wednesday in Nearly 7 Months
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 24.

[05/25/17 - 07:55 AM]
NBC's "Sunday Night Football" Is Primetime Television's No. 1 Show for Record Sixth Consecutive Year as TV Season Ends
NBC further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[05/25/17 - 06:43 AM]
"Home Town" Delivers Standout Season One Ratings for HGTV
HGTV further spins the numbers for the series to date.

[05/24/17 - 08:40 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Goes Out on Top for NBC
The Peacock wins the night among adults 18-49 while the "Dancing with the Stars"-powered ABC is the most-watched broadcaster.

[05/23/17 - 08:28 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos, Snaps NBC Win Streak
The Peacock however wins the evening among total viewers.

[05/22/17 - 08:39 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Rides "Billboard Music Awards" to Victory
The Alphabet's annual telecast however is down more than 20% from last year among adults 18-49.

[05/21/17 - 10:40 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NHL Playoffs Keep NBC on Top
Coverage of the Predators at the Ducks leads the night among adults 18-49.

[05/21/17 - 10:32 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Delivers Its Most-Watched Season Finale in Six Years
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, May 20.

[05/20/17 - 08:36 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Dateline NBC" Tops Viewers, Demos
The Peacock likewise wins the evening in both categories.