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[12/26/12 - 09:07 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Christmas in Demos with NBA Overrun
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for tuesday, december 25, 2012)

Here are the highlights of the 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night:

ABC (5.44 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.0, #1) was the top demo draw on Christmas Day with its mix of "NBA Overrun" (8.44 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.0, #1), "NBA Overrun/Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas" (6.34 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.3, #2) and "Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas" (4.46 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.7, #3).

CBS (8.12 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #2) then was the most-watched network with its all-repeat lineup of "NCIS" (9.74 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T4), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (8.59 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T4) and "Vegas" (6.03 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T6).

Next up was NBC (2.94 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #3) with encores of "Horton Hears a Who" (3.15 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T6) and "Blake Shelton's Not So Family Christmas" (2.52 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T8).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.64 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #4) offered up its marathon of "New Girl" (1.87 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T8), another "New Girl" (1.48 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.6, #11), yet another "New Girl" (1.49 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.5, #12) and even more "New Girl" (1.74 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T8).

And finally, repeats of "Hart of Dixie" (0.73 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #13) and "Emily Owens, MD" (0.65 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.1, #14) closed out the evening on The CW (0.69 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5). In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Dixie" delivered a 0.3 rating while "Emily" posted a 0.1 rating.

In late-night metered market ratings (via NBC's press release):

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Here are the highlights of the 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (12/27/11):

CBS (9.75 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.4, #1) was the network to beat on Tuesday with a repeat of "NCIS" (12.53 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.1, #1) followed by "The 34th Annual Kennedy Center Honors" (8.35 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T6).

ABC (5.14 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.3, #2) then claimed the silver with its mix of "Last Man Standing" (6.11 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T2), another "Last Man Standing" (5.67 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T2), "The Middle" (4.75 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.4, #4), "Suburgatory" (4.06 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.2, #5) and "Body of Proof" (5.13 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T6).

Next up was NBC (2.66 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T3) with repeats of "The Biggest Loser 12" (2.98 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T9) and "Parenthood" (2.03 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T11).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.46 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T3) offered up encores of "Glee" (2.18 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T11), "New Girl" (2.78 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.0, #8) and "Raising Hope" (2.69 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T9).

And finally, the feature "Keith" (0.95 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #13) on The CW (0.95 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) closed out the evening. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), the film posted a 0.4 rating.

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," 2.3/5 with an encore; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 3.0/7; 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," 0.5/2 with an encore; "Nightline," 0.9/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/2 with an encore.

At 12:35 a.m., "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.2/4 in metered-market households with an encore) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.1/3 with an encore). 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 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.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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