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[09/22/12 - 08:50 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Originals Top Demos, CBS Repeats Win Viewers
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for friday, september 21, 2012)

Here are the highlights of the 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night:

ABC (5.16 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #1) was the network to beat on Friday with originals from "Shark Tank" (5.88 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.6, #1), "Primetime: What Would You Do?" (4.65 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.5, #2) and "20/20" (4.95 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.4, #3).

CBS (5.38 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.9, #2) then was the most-watched network with its all-repeat lineup of "Undercover Boss" (4.75 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.1, #4), "CSI: NY" (5.84 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T5) and "Blue Bloods" (5.56 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #9).

Next up was FOX (3.10 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #3) with encores of "Bones" (3.17 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T7) and "The Mob Doctor" (3.02 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T7).

Meanwhile, NBC (2.97 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4) offered up the "2012 ALMA Awards" (2.45 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.6, #10) followed by a repeat of "Grimm" (2.15 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T11) and a new "Dateline NBC" (4.31 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T5).

And finally, a new "America's Next Top Model" (1.33 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T11) plus a repeat of "Nikita" (0.60 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #13) closed out the night over on The CW (0.96 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+11.11% - Dateline NBC
-11.11% - Shark Tank
-16.67% - Primetime: What Would You Do?
-22.22% - 20/20
-28.57% - America's Next Top Model

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+52.38% - Shark Tank (vs. Modern Family (Repeat)/Modern Family (Repeat))
+50.00% - Primetime: What Would You Do? (vs. Revenge (Repeat))
+40.00% - 20/20
-16.67% - America's Next Top Model (vs. Nikita)
-29.41% - 2012 ALMA Awards (vs. Up All Night (Repeat)/Whitney (Repeat))
-50.00% - Dateline NBC

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," 1.9/5 with an encore; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 2.7/6; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.4/4 with an encore.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 0.8/4; "Late Show," 0.4/2 with an encore; "Nightline," 0.9/4; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/3 with an encore.

· At 12:35 a.m., "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.4/4 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.0/3). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/3 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.3/2).

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.8/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.4/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

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


Here are the highlights of the 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (9/23/11):

CBS (10.61 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.7, #1) took home top honors on a competitive premiere Friday thanks to the premiere of "A Gifted Man" (9.31 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.4, #6) and the return of "CSI: NY" (10.67 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.8, #3) and "Blue Bloods" (11.85 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.0, #T1).

NBC (5.78 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T2) and FOX (3.69 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T2) then shared the silver as the latter offered up the season openers to "Kitchen Nightmares" (3.84 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.6, #4) and "Fringe" (3.53 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.5, #5).

The Peacock then offered up repeats of "Up All Night" (3.16 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T12) and "Whitney" (3.10 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.9, #11) alongside a two-hour "Dateline NBC" (7.11 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.0, #T1).

Next up was ABC (3.78 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #4) with repeats of "Modern Family" (3.98 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T8), another "Modern Family" (3.82 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.1, #7), "Revenge" (4.13 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T8) and a new "20/20" (3.33 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T8).

And finally, the return of "Nikita" (1.88 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.6, #14) and "Supernatural" (1.95 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T12) on The CW (1.92 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #5) rounded out the night. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Nikita" posted a 0.7 rating while "Supernatural" delivered a 0.8 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - Dateline NBC
-16.67% - 20/20

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+166.67% - Kitchen Nightmares (vs. Human Target (Repeat))
+66.67% - Fringe (vs. The Good Guys)
+48.15% - Dateline NBC (vs. Dateline NBC/Outlaw)
0.00% - A Gifted Man (vs. Medium)
-9.09% - Blue Bloods
-10.00% - CSI: NY
-33.33% - Supernatural
-33.33% - 20/20
-53.85% - Nikita (vs. Smallville)

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," 2.9/7; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.4/4 with an encore.

In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: �The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,� 1.0/5; "Late Show," 0.6/3; "Nightline," 1.0/4; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.6/3 with an encore.

At 12:35 a.m., "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.7/5 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.2/4). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.7/4 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.3/2).

At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 1.0/4 in metered-market households and a 0.5/4 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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