or


[11/28/12 - 08:20 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Wins Tight Demo Race with "Dancing with the Stars" Finale
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for tuesday, november 27, 2012)

Here are the highlights of the 16 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night:

ABC (13.85 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.8, #1) took home top honors on a competitive Tuesday with its mix of "Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas" (8.38 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 2.4, #7), "Shrek the Halls" (8.44 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.5, #T5) and the two-hour season finale of "Dancing with the Stars" (16.58 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.0, #3).

CBS (14.42 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.7, #2) then was the most-watched network with its lineup of "NCIS" (19.57 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.5, #2), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (14.26 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.9, #4) and "Vegas" (9.42 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.6, #12).

Next up was NBC (7.01 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.5, #3) with originals from "The Voice" (11.39 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 3.8, #1), "Go On" (6.33 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 2.5, #T5), "The New Normal" (4.07 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T10) and "Parenthood" (4.43 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.8, #9).

Meanwhile, FOX (3.45 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.7, #4) missed the cut with new episodes of "Raising Hope" (3.88 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T10), "Ben & Kate" (2.92 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.4, #14), "New Girl" (4.18 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 2.3, #8) and "The Mindy Project" (2.80 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 1.5, #13).

And finally, new episodes of "Hart of Dixie" (1.34 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.5, #15) and "Emily Owens, MD" (1.04 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.3, #16) on The CW (1.19 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5) closed out the night. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Dixie" delivered a 0.9 rating while "Emily" posted a 0.6 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+57.89% - Dancing with the Stars
+27.27% - Ben & Kate
+16.67% - NCIS
+15.38% - The Mindy Project
+15.15% - The Voice
+15.00% - New Girl
+13.64% - Go On
+13.33% - Raising Hope
+12.50% - Parenthood
+6.25% - The New Normal
+3.57% - NCIS: Los Angeles
0.00% - Hart of Dixie
-11.11% - Vegas
-25.00% - Emily Owens, MD

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+89.87% - Dancing with the Stars (vs. The Middle (Repeat)/The Middle (Repeat)/Body of Proof)
+58.33% - The Voice (vs. The Biggest Loser 12)
+4.17% - Go On (vs. The Biggest Loser 12)
0.00% - NCIS: Los Angeles (vs. NCIS (Repeat))
-12.50% - NCIS (vs. Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer)
-18.18% - Parenthood
-29.17% - The New Normal (vs. The Biggest Loser 12)
-36.11% - New Girl
-37.50% - The Mindy Project (vs. Raising Hope)
-37.50% - Hart of Dixie (vs. 90210)
-46.88% - Raising Hope (vs. Glee)
-50.00% - Emily Owens, MD (vs. Ringer)
-56.25% - Ben & Kate (vs. Glee)
-65.22% - Vegas (vs. The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show)

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," 2.5/7; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.2/6 with an encore; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 4.0/10; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.2/7.

* In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 0.8/4; "Late Show," 0.5/2 with an encore; "Nightline," 1.2/5; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.7/4.

* At 12:35 a.m., "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.2/4 in metered-market households with an encore) tied CBS's first-run "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.2/4). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.4/3 in 18-49 with an encore) tied "Late Late Show" (0.4/2).

* 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 15 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (11/29/11):

CBS (12.11 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.8, #1) bested the competition on Tuesday with its mix of "Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer" (12.67 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 4.0, #2), a repeat of "NCIS" (13.35 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.9, #5) and "The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show" (10.30 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 4.6, #1).

FOX (7.15 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.1, #2) then took home the silver with fresh installments of "Glee" (7.84 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 3.2, #4), "New Girl" (7.60 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 3.6, #3) and "Raising Hope" (5.33 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 2.4, #T6).

Next up was NBC (6.63 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.3, #3) with a new "The Biggest Loser 12" (7.07 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 2.4, #T6) and the fall finale of "Parenthood" (5.74 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 2.2, #9).

Meanwhile, ABC (7.49 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.7, #4) offered up its combination of "Last Man Standing" (10.23 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.4, #T6), "Man Up!" (6.59 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.7, #11), a repeat of "The Middle" (4.83 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.4, #12), another repeat of "The Middle" (4.51 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.3, #13) and a new "Body of Proof" (9.40 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.8, #10).

And finally, a new "90210" (1.57 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.8, #14) led into the fall finale of "Ringer" (1.57 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.6, #15) on The CW (1.57 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #5). In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "90210" delivered a 1.5 rating while "Dixie" posted a 0.8 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - 90210
+20.00% - The Biggest Loser 12
+15.79% - Parenthood
+10.34% - Glee (vs. 11/15/11)
+9.09% - Raising Hope (vs. 11/15/11)
+2.86% - New Girl (vs. 11/15/11)
-10.53% - Man Up!
-11.11% - Last Man Standing
-14.29% - Ringer (vs. 11/15/11)
-14.29% - Body of Proof (vs. 11/15/11)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+71.43% - Raising Hope (vs. Running Wilde)
+33.33% - New Girl (vs. Raising Hope)
+14.29% - Last Man Standing (vs. Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas (Repeat))
+12.50% - Body of Proof (vs. Detroit 187)
0.00% - The Biggest Loser 12 (vs. Christmas in Rockefeller Center/The Biggest Loser)
-11.11% - 90210 (vs. One Tree Hill)
-24.14% - Parenthood (vs. The Biggest Loser)
-25.00% - Ringer (vs. Life Unexpected)
-28.89% - Glee
-29.17% - Man Up! (vs. Shrek the Halls (Repeat))

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," 3.0/8; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.4/6 with an encore; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 3.6/8; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.6/5.

In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 1.0/4; "Late Show," 0.8/4 with an encore; "Nightline," 1.2/5; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.7/4.

At 12:35 a.m., "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.4/5 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" (0.6/4 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.5/3).

At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.9/4 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





  [november 2012]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
    


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)









most recent ratings | view all posts
[12/17/14 - 11:00 AM]
Adult Swim Hits Milestone as Basic Cable's #1 Network With Young Adults for 10th Consecutive Year
Adult Swim spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/17/14 - 10:40 AM]
ABC Is Up the Most this Season in Viewers - #1 in Non-Sports Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the season to date.

[12/17/14 - 08:48 AM]
The Finale of "The Voice 7" Hits a Non-Sports High in 18-49 for Any Network in Its Time Period Since September 30
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, December 16.

[12/17/14 - 08:30 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Goes Out on Top for NBC
The Peacock's mainstay however is down 18% from its season finale a year ago.

[12/17/14 - 08:27 AM]
ABC's Second Replay This Season of "A Charlie Brown Christmas" Beats NBC's Debut of "Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas" by Wide Margins
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, December 16.

[12/16/14 - 01:26 PM]
Hallmark Channel's Final Two Original Holiday Debuts Propel the Network to Rank #1 Among Women 25-54 Rating for the 6th Straight Week
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of December 8-14.

[12/16/14 - 11:53 AM]
Syfy's "Ascension" Takes Off During First Night Premiere, Transporting 1.8 Million Total Viewers
Syfy spins the numbers for Monday, December 15.

[12/16/14 - 09:52 AM]
"60 Minutes" in Top 10 for Eighth Week in a Row
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, December 14.

[12/16/14 - 09:41 AM]
"48 Hours: The Two Faces of Todd Winkler" Is Saturday's #1 Broadcast at 10:00 PM with Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, December 13.

[12/16/14 - 08:44 AM]
"The Voice" Is Currently Up 16% Versus Last Week in 18-49 to Its Highest Rating Since November 17
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, December 15.

[12/16/14 - 08:31 AM]
Cowboys' 38-27 Win Over Eagles on NBC Is Most-Watched "Sunday Night Football" Game This Season
NBC further spins the numbers for Sunday, December 14.

[12/16/14 - 08:27 AM]
ABC's "The Great Christmas Light Fight" Sees 2nd-Best Numbers Ever
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, December 15.

[12/16/14 - 08:26 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Continues Impressive Demo Streak
NBC's juggernaut has won Monday night for the past 13 weeks among adults 18-49.

[12/15/14 - 02:14 PM]
"Homeland" and "The Affair" Have Another Great Sunday
Showtime spins the numbers for Sunday, December 14.

[12/15/14 - 01:32 PM]
"Sons of Anarchy" Rides to Ratings Record at FX
FX spins the numbers for Tuesday, December 9 and the season to date.