or


[02/06/13 - 08:22 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: Another Week, Another "NCIS" Victory for CBS
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for tuesday, february 5, 2013)

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

CBS (16.092 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.8, #1) as usual was the network to beat on Tuesday with its original lineup of "NCIS" (21.487 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.7, #1), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (16.570 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.1, #2) and "Vegas" (10.221 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T7).

ABC (6.956 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.3, #2) then claimed the silver with a new "The Taste" (5.282 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.8, #6) followed by a special "The Bachelor" (7.793 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.6, #3).

Next up was FOX (3.995 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.9, #3) and its mix of "Raising Hope" (3.976 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T7), another "Raising Hope" (3.599 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T9), "New Girl" (4.809 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 2.5, #4) and "The Mindy Project" (3.599 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.9, #5).

Meanwhile, NBC (4.969 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #4) was out of the hunt with its special "Betty White's Second Annual 90th Birthday Special" (5.972 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T9) followed by the return of "Smash" (4.844 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.2, #11) and a second "Smash" (4.092 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.0, #12).

And finally, a new "Hart of Dixie" (1.436 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.6, #13) and the series finale of "Emily Owens, MD" (1.493 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.4, #14) on The CW (1.465 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #5) closed out the evening. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Dixie" delivered a 1.1 rating while "Emily" posted a 0.8 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+20.00% - Hart of Dixie
+12.50% - The Taste
+11.76% - The Mindy Project
0.00% - NCIS
0.00% - NCIS: Los Angeles
0.00% - New Girl
0.00% - Raising Hope - 8:30
0.00% - Emily Owens, MD
-5.88% - Raising Hope - 8:00
-15.79% - Vegas

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+8.33% - The Bachelor (vs. The River/The River)
0.00% - NCIS: Los Angeles
-9.76% - NCIS
-13.64% - The Mindy Project (vs. Raising Hope)
-14.29% - Hart of Dixie (vs. 90210)
-20.00% - Emily Owens, MD (vs. Ringer)
-25.00% - The Taste (vs. Last Man Standing/Last Man Standing)
-27.27% - Vegas (vs. Unforgettable)
-28.57% - New Girl
-31.82% - Betty White's Second Annual 90th Birthday Special (vs. The Biggest Loser 13)
-37.50% - Smash - 10:00 (vs. Parenthood)
-45.45% - Smash - 9:00 (vs. The Biggest Loser 13)
-50.00% - Raising Hope - 8:00 (vs. Glee)
-53.13% - Raising Hope - 8:30 (vs. Glee)

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," 2.4/6; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.6/7; 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," 0.6/3; "Late Show," 0.6/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.7/4.

* From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.3/4 in metered-market households and a 0.4/2 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

* From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.3/4 in metered-market households) tied CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.3/5). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.4/3 in 18-49) 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 and a 0.2/2 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 (2/7/12):

CBS (16.21 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.1, #1) edged out the competition on Tuesday thanks to the 200th episode of "NCIS" (20.82 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 4.1, #1) and fresh installments of "NCIS: Los Angeles" (16.12 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.1, #4) and "Unforgettable" (11.70 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.2, #T9).

Second place then went to FOX (6.76 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.0, #2) with new episodes of "Glee" (7.72 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 3.2, #3), "New Girl" (6.92 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 3.5, #2) and "Raising Hope" (4.67 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 2.2, #T9).

Next up was ABC (7.63 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.4, #3) with a new "Last Man Standing" (7.75 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.3, #T7), a second "Last Man Standing" (7.96 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.5, #T5), the debut of "The River" (8.20 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.5, #T5) and a second hour of "The River" (6.82 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 2.3, #T7).

Meanwhile, NBC (5.78 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.0, #4) offered up original installments of "The Biggest Loser 13" (6.35 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 2.2, #T9) and "Parenthood" (4.64 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.6, #12).

And finally, new episodes of "90210" (1.36 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.7, #13) and "Ringer" (1.15 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.5, #14) on The CW (1.26 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.6, #5) closed out the evening. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "90210" delivered a 1.1 rating while "Ringer" posted a 0.7 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+4.76% - The Biggest Loser 13
+4.76% - Raising Hope
0.00% - NCIS (vs. 1/10/12)
0.00% - New Girl
0.00% - Unforgettable (vs. 1/10/12)
0.00% - 90210
-5.88% - Parenthood (vs. 1/17/12)
-8.82% - NCIS: Los Angeles (vs. 1/10/12)
-11.11% - Glee
-11.54% - Last Man Standing (vs. 1/17/12)
-16.67% - Ringer

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+76.92% - The River - 10:00 (vs. Detroit 187)
+66.67% - Last Man Standing - 8:30 (vs. No Ordinary Family)
+53.33% - Last Man Standing - 8:00 (vs. No Ordinary Family)
+38.89% - The River (vs. V)
+25.00% - New Girl (vs. Raising Hope)
+15.79% - Raising Hope (vs. Traffic Light)
0.00% - Unforgettable (vs. The Good Wife)
0.00% - 90210 (vs. One Tree Hill)
-2.38% - NCIS
-11.43% - NCIS: Los Angeles
-15.79% - Parenthood
-26.67% - The Biggest Loser 13
-28.57% - Ringer (vs. Hellcats)
-28.89% - Glee

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," 2.8/7; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 3.0/8; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 3.2/8; 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," 0.5/3.

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" (1.4/5). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/3 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 0.3/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





  [february 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
[11/19/17 - 08:30 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, College Football Edge Demo Race
The Alphabet tops adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[11/18/17 - 08:32 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Charts in Viewers, Demos
The Eye takes home top honors in both categories last night.

[11/17/17 - 08:13 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Thursday Night Football" Rises in NBC Victory
The Peacock takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/16/17 - 08:15 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Reclaims Top Spot Among Adults 18-49
"Empire" is the night's top demo draw while "Survivor: Heroes vs. Healers vs. Hustlers" is the most-watched program.

[11/15/17 - 08:13 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "This Is Us" Take Home Demo Crown
The Peacock's top drama is also up from a year ago among adults 18-49.

[11/14/17 - 08:15 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Good Doctor" Lifts ABC to Top Spot
The Alphabet edges past NBC in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/13/17 - 08:19 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Sunday Night Football" Top Charts
The Peacock cruises to the top spot among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/12/17 - 08:39 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Pulls Back in Front with College Football
The Alphabet takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/11/17 - 08:33 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: Dramas Top Viewers, Demos for CBS
"Blue Bloods" is the most-watched program while "Hawaii Five-0" is tops among adults 18-49.

[11/10/17 - 08:14 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos with "Thursday Night Football"
The Peacock begins its portion of the NFL franchise on top among adults 18-49.

[11/09/17 - 11:39 AM]
"Nature Boy" 30 for 30 on Ric Flair Averaged 1.8 Million Viewers; Highest Rated Cable Program for 18-49 Demo
ESPN spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 7.

[11/09/17 - 08:44 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "CMA Awards" Top Charts for ABC
The Alphabet's annual telecast is up more than 10% from last year among adults 18-49.

[11/08/17 - 08:14 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos, CBS Leads Total Viewers
Without the World Series as competition, nearly every series posts double-digit gains.

[11/07/17 - 08:21 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Wins Demo Race, ABC Leads Total Viewers
The Peacock takes home the adults 18-49 crown once again.

[11/06/17 - 03:16 PM]
Discovery Channel Ratings Soar in October with Year-Over-Year Growth in Key Demos
Discovery further spins the numbers for the month of October.