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[08/21/12 - 08:49 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Hotel Hell," "Hell's Kitchen" Keep FOX in Front
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for monday, august 20, 2012)

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 market preemptions, Fast Nationals for ABC are approximate.]

FOX (5.67 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.3, #1) was the top draw on Monday thanks to new episodes of "Hotel Hell" (5.16 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.0, #2) and "Hell's Kitchen" (6.17 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.5, #1).

CBS (4.96 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T2) then was among those splitting the silver with its all-repeat lineup of "How I Met Your Mother" (4.20 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.2, #8), "2 Broke Girls" (4.77 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.4, #7), another "2 Broke Girls" (5.43 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T3), "Mike & Molly" (5.31 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T5) and "Hawaii Five-0" (5.01 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.0, #11).

Next up was NBC (4.38 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T2) with a repeat of "America's Got Talent" (4.70 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T9) followed by week two of "Stars Earn Stripes" (3.55 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T9) and "Grimm" (4.90 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T3).

Meanwhile, ABC (4.13 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T2) offered up an original "Bachelor Pad" (4.78 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T5) alongside the season finale of "The Glass House" (2.81 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.9, #12).

And finally, a repeat of "Remodeled" (0.58 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T13) and the season finale of "Remodeled" (0.47 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T13) on The CW (0.53 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) closed out the night. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Remodeled" delivered a 0.4 rating at 8:00/7:00c and a 0.3 rating at 9:00/8:00c.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+100.00% - Remodeled
+28.57% - The Glass House
+25.00% - Bachelor Pad
+5.26% - Hotel Hell
-7.41% - Hell's Kitchen
-20.00% - Grimm
-35.29% - Stars Earn Stripes

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+100.00% - Remodeled (vs. One Tree Hill (Repeat))
-5.88% - Grimm (vs. American Ninja Warrior)
-7.41% - Hell's Kitchen
-10.00% - The Glass House (vs. Castle (Repeat))
-16.67% - Hotel Hell (vs. Hell's Kitchen)
-28.57% - Bachelor Pad
-35.29% - Stars Earn Stripes (vs. American Ninja Warrior)

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; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.0/5; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 2.8/7; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.3/4.

·In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 0.7/3; "Late Show," 0.4/2; "Nightline," 0.9/4; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/3.

·At 12:35 a.m., "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.2/4 in metered-market households) 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) topped "Late Late Show" (0.2/2 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.


Here are the highlights of the 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (8/22/11):

[EDITOR'S NOTE: Due to local NFL preseason preemptions, Fast Nationals for ABC are inflated.]

FOX (6.13 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.6, #1) was the network to beat on Monday with new epsiodes of "Hell's Kitchen" (5.92 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.4, #2) and a second original "Hell's Kitchen" (6.33 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.7, #1).

ABC (5.93 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.8, #2) then claimed the silver with a new "Bachelor Pad" (6.63 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.1, #3) followed by a repeat of "Castle" (4.55 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T10).

Next up was NBC (3.95 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.4, #3) with a repeat of "America's Got Talent" (3.96 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T10) followed by the two-hour season finale of "American Ninja Warrior" (3.95 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.7, #4).

Meanwhile, CBS (4.68 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.3, #4) offered up repeats of "How I Met Your Mother" (3.66 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.1, #9), another "How I Met Your Mother" (3.94 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T6), "Two and a Half Men" (5.32 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.4, #5), "Mike & Molly" (5.28 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T6) and "Hawaii Five-0" (4.95 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.2, #8).

And finally, repeats of "Gossip Girl" (0.59 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #12) and "One Tree Hill" (0.35 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.1, #13) on The CW (0.47 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) closed out the evening.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49): Bachelor Pad (0.0%), Hell's Kitchen (-7.1%).

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," 2.1/5 with an encore telecast; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.1/5 with an original; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 2.9/7; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.2/4 with an encore.

In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 0.7/3 with an encore telecast; "Late Show with David Letterman," 0.6/3 with an original; "Nightline," 0.9/4; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/2 with an encore.

At 12:35 a.m., household results were: "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon," 1.0/4 in metered-market households with an encore; CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson," 1.1/4 with an original. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.4/2 in 18-49 with an encore) tied an original "Late Late Show" (0.4/3).

At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.6/2 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.2/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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