[06/06/12 - 08:51 AM]
NBC Wins Tuesday With "Talent" #1 for the Night and "Love in the Wild" #1 from 10-11 p.m.
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 5.

[via press release from NBC]

Tuesday Results:

· NBC is #1 Tuesday night among ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox in adults 18-49 and total viewers, with "America's Got Talent" #1 for the night among those networks in 18-49 and total viewers and "Love in the Wild" winning its second hour from 10-11 p.m. among ABC, CBS and NBC in 18-49.

· At 8 p.m. ET, "America's Got Talent" (3.4/11 in 18-49, 12.2 million viewers overall) generated the #1 18-49 and total-viewer results of the night on ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox and is #1 in the time period among those networks in all key ratings categories - adults, men and women 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54, plus total viewers. "Talent" led the hour among those networks by a 62 percent margin in 18-49 (3.4 vs. a 2.1 for Fox's second-place "Hell's Kitchen"). Despite shifting this week from 9 p.m. to 8 p.m., "Talent" hit a season high in total viewers for a Tuesday telecast.

· From its first half-hour to its second, "America's Got Talent" grew by 19 percent in 18-49 rating (to a 3.7 from a 3.1) and by 18 percent or 2.0 million persons in total viewers (to 13.2 million from 11.2 million).

· "America's Got Talent" is up versus NBC's average in the time period last summer by 62 percent in 18-49 (with a 3.4 rating vs. a 2.1) and up 53 percent in total viewers (12.217 million vs. 7.992 million). Last night's "Talent" is also up 10 percent in 18-49 versus the average for the show's last eight Tuesday telecasts last summer (3.4 vs. 3.1).

· From 9-11 p.m. ET, the second season premiere of "Love in the Wild" (1.6/4 in 18-49, 5.0 million viewers overall) ranked #2 among ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox in adults 18-49 and #1 in women 25-54. Versus its finale last summer, "Love in the Wild" is up 14 percent in 18-49 (1.6/4 from 9-11 p.m. vs. last summer's finale 1.4/4 from 10-11 on Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2011) and up 13 in total viewers (4.987 million vs. 4.409 million).

· For its second hour from 10-11 p.m., "Love in the Wild" is #1 among ABC, CBS and NBC in adults 18-49, as well as adults 18-34 and all key adult-female demos and tied for #1 in adults 25-54.

· In the 10:30 lead-in to local news, "Love in the Wild" delivered an 11 percent margin of victory in the key news demo of adults 25-54 among ABC, CBS and NBC (with a 2.0 rating vs. a 1.8 for ABC's second-place "20/20" concert special honoring Queen Elizabeth). In the 10:30 half-hour, "Love in the Wild" is also #1 or tied for #1 among those networks in all other key demographics.

In Late-Night Metered Markets Tuesday night:

· In Nielsen's 56 metered markets, household results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 2.3/6; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.3/6; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 3.1/7; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.5/4.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 0.7/3; "Late Show," 0.5/2; "Nightline," 0.8/8; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/2.

· At 12:35 a.m., "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.1/4 in metered-market households) tied 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 with an encore) topped "Late Late Show" (0.3/2 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 0.3/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

NOTE: All ratings are "live plus same day" from Nielsen Media Research unless otherwise indicated.

  [june 2012]  


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