[10/04/12 - 08:37 AM]
Both Wednesday NBC Comedies Are Up Versus Last Week's Regular-Slot Debuts
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 3.

[via press release from NBC]

Note that due to live coverage of the Presidential Debate, fast-affiliate ratings are subject to revision.

In metered-market households, which are time zone-adjusted, results for "Animal Practice" and "Guys With Kids" from 8-9 p.m. ET were in line with week-ago results, showing little to no fall-off from last week's time-period debuts. Note that the only prior first-year comedy so far this fall to maintain its 18-49 rating from its first regular-slot telecast to its second is NBC's "Go On."

Currently in fast-affiliate results, which are subject to revision, both Wednesday NBC comedies are up versus last week's regular-slot debuts, with "Animal Practice" (1.5/5 in 18-49, 5.220 million viewers overall at 8) currently improving on last week's 1.4/4 in 18-49 and 5.188 million viewers, and "Guys With Kids" (1.8/5 in 18-49, 5.5 million viewers overall at 8:30) up versus last week's 1.6/5 in 18-49 and 4.8 million viewers overall, pending updates.

In Late-Night Metered Markets Wednesday night:

* In Nielsen's 56 metered markets, household results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 2.8/7; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.2/6; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 3.0/7; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.5/5.

* In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 0.9/4; "Late Show," 0.7/3; "Nightline," 1.0/4; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.6/3.

* At 12:35 a.m., "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.5/5 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" (0.6/3 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.4/3).

* At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.9/4 in metered-market households and a 0.4/3 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.

  [october 2012]  


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