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[07/04/12 - 08:38 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Snaps NBC's Win Streak
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for tuesday, july 3, 2012)

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

FOX (5.08 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.0, #1) pulled in front on Tuesday thanks to new episodes of "Hell's Kitchen" (4.99 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.9, #3) and "MasterChef" (5.17 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.0, #2).

NBC (6.16 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #2) then had to settle for second place - snapping its four night win streak - with a repeat of "America's Got Talent" (4.75 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T6) followed by new episodes of "America's Got Talent" (9.21 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.3, #1) and "Love in the Wild" (4.51 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.3, #4).

Next up was CBS (6.61 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #3) with its all-repeat lineup of "NCIS" (8.01 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T6), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (5.79 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #9) and "48 Hours Mystery" (6.02 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #5).

Meanwhile, ABC (2.55 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #4) offered up encores of "Wipeout" (3.40 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.9, #8) and "Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition" (2.13 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.7, #10).

And finally, the season finale of "The Catalina" (0.51 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #11) and a repeat of "The L.A. Complex" (0.26 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.1, #12) on The CW (0.38 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.1, #5) closed out the night. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Catalina" delivered a 0.2 rating while "Complex" posted a 0.2 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - The Catalina
-9.09% - MasterChef
-13.64% - Hell's Kitchen
-18.75% - Love in the Wild
-28.13% - America's Got Talent

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):

+26.67% - Hell's Kitchen (vs. Kitchen Nightmares (Repeat))
0.00% - The Catalina (vs. One Tree Hill (Repeat))
-4.76% - MasterChef
-48.89% - America's Got Talent
-71.11% - Love in the Wild (vs. America's Got Talent)

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," 2.5/6 with an encore telecast; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.3/6 with an encore; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 2.8/6; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.3/4 with an encore.

In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 0.8/3 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.7/3 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" (1.3/4 in metered-market households with an encore) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.2/4 with an encore). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/3 in 18-49 with an encore) tied "Late Late Show" (0.5/3 with an encore).

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.


Here are the highlights of the 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (7/5/11):

NBC (14.41 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 4.2, #1) was the network to beat with a two-hour "America's Got Talent" (15.51 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 4.5, #1) in its new 9:00/8:00c home. Leading off the night was another new "America's Got Talent" (12.21 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.4, #2).

"Talent" scored the show's second highest rating ever in 18-49, behind only the series debut five years ago and the third biggest "Talent" overall audience to date behind only the 2010 and 2009 finales, making it the biggest audience ever excluding finales.

FOX (4.13 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.8, #2) then snagged a distant second place with a repeat of "Kitchen Nightmares" (3.48 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.5, #6) and a new installment of the relocated "Masterchef" (4.77 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 2.1, #3).

Next up was ABC (4.78 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.5, #3) with a repeat of "Wipeout" (5.14 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.6, #5) followed by week three of "101 Ways to Leave a Game Show" (4.85 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.9, #4) and "Combat Hospital" (4.34 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T9).

Meanwhile, CBS (7.12 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #4) was out of the hunt with repeats of "NCIS" (8.86 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.4, #7), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (6.95 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T9) and a late-minute "48 Hours Mystery" (5.53 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.2, #8) special.

And finally, repeats of "One Tree Hill" (0.61 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.2, #11) and "Hellcats" (0.44 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.1, #12) on The CW (0.52 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) closed out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49): America's Got Talent (40.60%), Masterchef (23.50%), 101 Ways to Leave a Game Show (5.60%), Combat Hospital (0.00%).

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," 3.3/8; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman with an encore," 2.2/5; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 3.2/7; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.7/5 with an encore.

In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 1.1/5; "Late Show," 0.5/2 with an encore; "Nightline," 1.1/4; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.6/3 with an encore.

At 12:35 a.m., "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.4/5 in metered-market households with an encore) beat CBS's first-run "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) with an encore topped "Late Late Show" (0.3/2).

At 1:35 a.m., Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.9/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.4/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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