or


[01/23/13 - 08:25 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Taste" Sparks Demo Victory for ABC
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for tuesday, january 22, 2013)

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

ABC (5.767 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.9, #1) pulled in front on Tuesday thanks to the two-hour premiere of "The Taste" (6.039 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.2, #1) alongside the series finale of "Private Practice" (5.223 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T9).

CBS (10.466 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #4) however was still the most-watched network despite repeats of "NCIS" (12.731 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T4), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (11.659 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T4) and "Vegas" (7.007 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #14).

Next up was NBC (4.731 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T2) and its lineup of "Betty White's Off Their Rockers" (5.596 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.6, #8), "Betty White's Off Their Rockers" (5.956 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.8, #3), "Go On" (3.984 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.3, #11), "The New Normal" (3.267 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T12) and the season finale of "Parenthood" (4.792 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T4).

Meanwhile, FOX (3.433 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T2) offered up originals from "Raising Hope" (4.051 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T4), "Ben & Kate" (2.644 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T12), "New Girl" (4.049 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 2.1, #2) and "The Mindy Project" (2.987 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T9).

And finally, new episodes of "Hart of Dixie" (1.544 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.7, #15) and "Emily Owens, MD" (1.390 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.5, #16) on The CW (1.467 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.6, #5) closed out the evening. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Dixie" delivered a 0.8 rating while "Emily" posted a 0.7 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+66.67% - Emily Owens, MD
+25.00% - Private Practice
+16.67% - Hart of Dixie
+14.29% - Betty White's Off Their Rockers - 8:00
+10.53% - New Girl
+9.09% - Ben & Kate
+6.25% - Raising Hope
0.00% - Betty White's Off Their Rockers - 8:30
0.00% - The Mindy Project
-7.69% - The New Normal
-10.53% - Parenthood
-23.53% - Go On

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," 2.6/7; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.0/5 with an encore; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.2/6.

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

* From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.4/5 in metered-market households and a 0.4/3 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

* From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.2/4 in metered-market households with an encore telecast) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.0/4 with an encore). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.4/3 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 0.7/3 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 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (1/24/12):

[EDITOR'S NOTE: Due to live State of the Union coverage, Fast Nationals for FOX, ABC, CBS, and NBC are approximate.]

FOX (6.99 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.3, #1) held onto the demo crown with a repeat of "American Idol" (9.51 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.3, #1) and the "FOX News Special" (5.30 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.7, #5).

NBC (6.55 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.9, #2) then snagged the silver with a new "The Biggest Loser 13" (6.32 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.1, #2) followed by its "NBC News Special" (7.13 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.0, #T3) and a half-hour of "State of the Union Analysis" (5.26 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.2, #10).

Next up was CBS (8.39 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.6, #3) with an encore of "NCIS" (12.37 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.0, #T3), its "CBS News Special" (7.11 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.5, #6) and a repeat of "The Big Bang Theory" (4.29 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T11).

Meanwhile, ABC (5.40 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.4, #4) offered up repeats of "Last Man Standing" (5.53 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T7) and "Last Man Standing" (5.23 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T7) alongside its "ABC News Special" (5.96 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T7) and a repeat of "Modern Family" (3.77 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T11).

Collectively across FOX, ABC, CBS, and NBC, the State of the Union drew 25.49 million viewers, on par with last year's audience of 26.23 million.

And finally, a new "90210" (1.28 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.7, #13) led into week two of "Remodeled" (0.94 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.4, #14) on The CW (1.11 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #5). In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "90210" delivered a 1.0 rating while "Remodeled" posted a 0.5 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - Remodeled
+16.67% - 90210
-8.70% - The Biggest Loser 13

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
-22.22% - 90210
-30.00% - The Biggest Loser 13
-55.56% - Remodeled

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," 2.2/6 with an encore delayed by news coverage; 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," 0.8/4 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.5/2 with an encore delayed by news coverage; "Nightline," 0.9/4; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.3/2

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" (1.0/3 with an encore delayed by news coverage). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.4/3 in 18-49 with an encore) topped "Late Late Show" (0.3/2 with an encore delayed by news coverage).

At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.9 with an encore in metered-market households and a 0.4/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters

Source: Nielsen Media Research





  [january 2013]  
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
[10/24/14 - 09:13 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Beats NBC's "Fallon" by Its Largest Margin Yet in Homes
ABC spins the late-night numbers for Thursday, October 23.

[10/24/14 - 08:55 AM]
"The Biggest Loser" Retains 92% of Its Week-Ago Rating, Despite a Significantly Stronger NFL Game on CBS This Week
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 23.

[10/24/14 - 08:33 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Thursday Night Football" Wraps CBS Run on Top
The Thursday football franchise heads to NFL Network only beginning next week.

[10/24/14 - 08:19 AM]
ABC More Than Doubles Its Nearest Non-Sports Competition on Thursday
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 23.

[10/24/14 - 07:09 AM]
"Thursday Night Football" on CBS and NFL Network More Than Triples Ratings from a Year Ago
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, October 23.

[10/23/14 - 01:40 PM]
World Series Game 2 Powers FOX to Second-Straight Prime Time Victory
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 22.

[10/23/14 - 12:11 PM]
Football Helps ESPN Win the Night 11 Times among all Viewers
ESPN spins the numbers for the season to date.

[10/23/14 - 10:41 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Defeats ABC, CBS Late-Night Competition in 18-49, Total Viewers for Week of Oct. 13-17
NBC spins the numbers for the week of October 13-17.

[10/23/14 - 08:46 AM]
NBC's Wednesday Dramas Finish Within a Tenth of a Rating Point of Last Week's 18-49 Result Despite World Series Competition
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 22.

[10/23/14 - 08:32 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: World Series Keeps FOX on Top in Viewers, Demos
Plus: The CW's "Arrow" and ABC's "Nashville" are the only series up week-to-week among adults 18-49.

[10/23/14 - 08:14 AM]
ABC Is Wednesday's No. 1 Non-Sports Net with the Night's Top 2 Series Telecasts
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 22.

[10/22/14 - 01:40 PM]
World Series Game 1 Drives FOX to Prime Time Ratings Win
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 21.

[10/22/14 - 11:14 AM]
ABC Grows Year to Year in Total Viewers and Holds Steady in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the weeks of September 22-October 19.

[10/22/14 - 10:58 AM]
"NCIS: New Orleans" Delivers Its Highest Adults 18-49 Rating Since Its Series Premiere
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 21.

[10/22/14 - 08:55 AM]
NBC Ranks as the #1 Non-Sports Network Among the Big 4
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 21.