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[05/14/13 - 08:22 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Keeps Demo Crown at NBC
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for monday, may 13, 2013)

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

NBC (9.263 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.1, #1) took home the adults 18-49 crown on Monday thanks to new episodes of "The Voice" (11.033 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.6, #1) and "Revolution" (5.724 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.9, #8).

CBS (8.058 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.5, #2) then claimed the silver with the season finale of "How I Met Your Mother" (8.372 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 3.4, #2), a repeat of "The Big Bang Theory" (7.371 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 2.4, #T4), the season finale of "2 Broke Girls" (8.925 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.9, #3) and originals from "Mike & Molly" (8.323 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.4, #T4) and "Hawaii Five-0" (7.680 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.8, #9).

Next up was ABC (12.427 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.0, #3) with its mix of "Dancing with the Stars" (13.009 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.0, #7) and the season finale of "Castle" (11.264 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.2, #6).

Meanwhile, FOX (3.973 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.7, #4) offered up a special night of "Hell's Kitchen" (4.047 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T10) and a second "Hell's Kitchen" (3.900 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T10).

And finally, The CW (0.621 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) closed out the evening with the first hour of the "90210" (0.731 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #12) finale and a second hour of the "90210" (0.512 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #13) finale. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "90210" delivered a 0.4 rating at 8:00/7:00c and a 0.3 rating at 9:00/8:00c.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+30.77% - How I Met Your Mother
+11.54% - 2 Broke Girls
+10.00% - Castle
+9.09% - Mike & Molly
+5.26% - Dancing with the Stars
-5.26% - Hawaii Five-0
-7.69% - The Voice
-9.52% - Revolution
-10.53% - Hell's Kitchen (vs. 5/7/13)
-33.33% - 90210

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+5.56% - Revolution (vs. Smash)
0.00% - How I Met Your Mother
0.00% - The Voice (vs. America's Got Talent)
-10.53% - Hell's Kitchen - 8:00 (vs. Bones)
-12.00% - Castle (vs. The Bachelorette)
-22.73% - Hell's Kitchen - 9:00 (vs. House)
-23.08% - Dancing with the Stars
-23.68% - 2 Broke Girls (vs. Two and a Half Men)
-27.27% - Mike & Molly
-33.33% - Hawaii Five-0
-50.00% - 90210 - 8:00 (vs. Gossip Girl)
-66.67% - 90210 - 9:00 (vs. Hart of Dixie)

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," 2.4/6; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.1/6.

* In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 Wednesday results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 0.9/4; "Late Show," 0.6/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.6/3.

* From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET Wednesday night, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.2/4 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" (1.4/5 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.1/4). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/3 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.3/2).

* At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.8/3 in metered-market households and a 0.3/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.


Here are the highlights of the 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (5/14/12):

CBS (10.42 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.3, #1) held off the competition on Monday thanks to a new "How I Met Your Mother" (8.20 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 3.4, #4) followed by the season finales of "How I Met Your Mother" (8.77 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 3.8, #T1), "Two and a Half Men" (11.33 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.8, #T1), "Mike & Molly" (11.63 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.3, #5) and "Hawaii Five-0" (11.29 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.7, #6).

NBC (8.89 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.0, #2) then took home the silver with the two-hour launch of "America's Got Talent" (10.31 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 3.6, #3) plus the season finale of "Smash" (6.06 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.8, #11).

Next up was ABC (11.90 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.5, #3) and a special 90-minute "Dancing With the Stars" (15.55 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.6, #7) alongside the 90-minute premiere of "The Bachelorette" (8.25 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 2.5, #8).

Meanwhile, FOX (6.76 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.0, #4) offered up the season finale of "Bones" (7.07 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.9, #10) and the penultimate week of "House" (6.45 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 2.2, #9).

And finally, the season finales of "Gossip Girl" (1.17 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T12) and "Hart of Dixie" (1.53 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T12) on The CW (1.35 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.6, #5) closed out the night. Women 18-34 numbers were not available at press time.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+50.00% - Gossip Girl
+17.39% - Hawaii Five-0
+6.45% - Mike & Molly
+6.25% - How I Met Your Mother - 8:00 (vs. 4/30/12)
+4.76% House
+2.70% - Two and a Half Men
0.00% - Bones
0.00% - Hart of Dixie
-1.54% - Dancing With the Stars
-5.26% - Smash

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+158.93% - America's Got Talent (vs. Chuck/The Event)
+90.00% - Two and a Half Men (vs. Two and a Half Men (Repeat))
+80.95% - How I Met Your Mother - 8:30 (vs. Mad Love)
+63.64% - Smash (vs. Law & Order: LA)
+32.00% - Mike & Molly
+15.79% - House (vs. The Chicago Code)
+13.33% - How I Met Your Mother - 8:00
+8.00% - Hawaii Five-0
-14.29% - Hart of Dixie (vs. Gossip Girl)
-25.00% - Gossip Girl (vs. 90210)
-31.06% - The Bachelorette (vs. Dancing With the Stars/Castle)
-41.82% - Dancing With the Stars
-45.71% - Bones (vs. 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," 2.8/7; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.6/7; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 3.2/8; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.5/5 with an encore.

In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 1.0/5; "Late Show," 0.7/3; "Nightline," 1.0/4; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.7/4 with an encore.

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" (1.3/5). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/3 in 18-49 with an encore) 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 0.4/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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