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[02/12/13 - 08:28 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "2 Broke Girls," "How I Met Your Mother" Claim Top Spots for CBS
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for monday, february 11, 2013)

Here are the highlights of the 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night:

CBS (9.588 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.8, #1) was the network to beat on Monday with its mix of "How I Met Your Mother" (9.022 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 3.2, #2), "Rules of Engagement" (8.372 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 2.8, #4), "2 Broke Girls" (10.785 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.5, #1), "Mike & Molly" (10.393 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.9, #3) and "Hawaii Five-0" (9.478 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.1, #8).

The silver then went to ABC (8.560 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.5, #2) with its usual lineup of "The Bachelor" (8.384 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 2.7, #5) and "Castle" (8.911 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.0, #T9).

Next up was FOX (8.239 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.3, #3) with originals from "Bones" (8.730 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.2, #7) and "The Following" (7.748 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 2.4, #6).

Meanwhile, NBC (4.757 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.8, #4) offered up new episodes of "The Biggest Loser" (5.488 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 2.0, #T9) and "Deception" (3.296 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.3, #11).

And finally, new episodes of "The Carrie Diaries" (1.307 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.6, #12) and "90210" (0.669 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #13) rounded out the night over on The CW (0.988 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #5). In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Carrie" delivered a 0.9 rating while "90210" posted a 0.6 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+12.50% - The Bachelor
+11.11% - Castle
+8.33% - Deception
0.00% - The Biggest Loser
-2.78% - 2 Broke Girls
-4.35% - Bones
-6.45% - Mike & Molly
-8.70% - Hawaii Five-0
-9.68% - Rules of Engagement
-14.29% - The Carrie Diaries
-17.24% - The Following
-20.00% - How I Met Your Mother
-25.00% - 90210

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+26.32% - The Following (vs. Alcatraz)
+20.00% - The Carrie Diaries (vs. Gossip Girl)
+8.00% - The Bachelor
0.00% - Castle
-5.88% - How I Met Your Mother
-7.89% - 2 Broke Girls (vs. Two and a Half Men)
-8.33% - Bones (vs. House)
-12.12% - Mike & Molly
-19.23% - Hawaii Five-0
-24.32% - Rules of Engagement (vs. 2 Broke Girls)
-50.00% - 90210 (vs. Hart of Dixie)
-53.57% - Deception (vs. Smash)
-66.10% - The Biggest Loser (vs. The Voice)

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

TBA


Here are the highlights of the 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (2/13/12):

NBC (13.43 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 4.9, #1) once again took home top honors on Monday thanks to week two of "The Voice" (16.10 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 5.9, #1) and "Smash" (8.09 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 2.8, #6).

CBS (10.32 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.3, #2) then had to settle for the silver with its mix of "How I Met Your Mother" (9.10 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 3.4, #4), "2 Broke Girls" (10.46 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 3.7, #3), "Two and a Half Men" (12.35 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.8, #2), "Mike & Molly" (10.98 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.3, #5) and "Hawaii Five-0" (9.52 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.6, #7).

Next up was ABC (8.28 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.3, #3) with original installments of "The Bachelor" (7.98 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 2.5, #8) and "Castle" (8.88 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 2.0, #10).

Meanwhile, FOX (6.67 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.1, #4) offered up new episodes of "House" (7.15 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 2.4, #9) and "Alcatraz" (6.19 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.9, #11).

And finally, The CW (1.38 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.6, #5) closed out the evening with "Gossip Girl" (1.17 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.5, #13) and "Hart of Dixie" (1.60 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.6, #12). In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Gossip Girl" delivered a 0.9 rating while "Dixie" posted a 1.1 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - House
0.00% - Castle
0.00% - Hart of Dixie
-2.94% - Mike & Molly
-3.70% - Hawaii Five-0
-3.85% - The Bachelor
-9.52% - Two and a Half Men
-10.61% - The Voice
-13.64% - Alcatraz
-13.95% - 2 Broke Girls
-15.00% - How I Met Your Mother
-16.67% - Gossip Girl
-26.32% - Smash

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+306.90% - The Voice (vs. Chuck/The Cape)
+64.71% - Smash (vs. Harry's Law)
+23.33% - 2 Broke Girls (vs. Mad Love)
-5.00% - Alcatraz (vs. The Chicago Code)
-7.14% - Hawaii Five-0
-8.11% - How I Met Your Mother
-9.09% - Castle
-9.52% - Two and a Half Men
-13.16% - Mike & Molly
-13.79% - The Bachelor
-14.29% - Hart of Dixie (vs. Gossip Girl)
-28.57% - Gossip Girl (vs. 90210)
-29.41% - House

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," 3.2/8; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.8/7; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 3.6/9; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.4/4.

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; "Nightline," 1.2/5; 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 with an encore in metered-market households 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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