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[08/06/13 - 08:29 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelorette" Goes Out on Top for ABC
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for monday, august 5, 2013)

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

ABC (8.672 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.6, #1) pulled in front on Monday thanks to the two-hour season finale of "The Bachelorette" (8.841 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.6, #1) plus the reunion special "The Bachelorette: After the Final Rose" (8.334 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.5, #T2).

CBS (6.267 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.6, #2) then claimed the silver with its mix of "How I Met Your Mother" (3.864 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.1, #8), "2 Broke Girls" (3.908 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.0, #9), another "2 Broke Girls" (4.604 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T5), "Mike & Molly" (4.824 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T5) and a new "Under the Dome" (10.200 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.5, #T2) - a series low.

Next up was NBC (3.539 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #3) with originals from "American Ninja Warrior" (4.873 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.4, #4), "Get Out Alive with Bear Grylls" (3.804 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T5) and "Siberia" (1.941 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T11).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.754 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4) offered up repeats of "Raising Hope" (2.099 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.8, #10), another "Raising Hope" (1.669 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T11), "New Girl" (1.610 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T11) and "The Mindy Project" (1.636 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T11).

And finally, a repeat "Hart of Dixie" (0.712 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.2, #15) and a new "Breaking Pointe" (0.415 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.1, #16) closed out the evening for The CW (0.564 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5). In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Dixie" delivered a 0.2 rating while "Pointe" posted a 0.2 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+13.04% - The Bachelorette
+8.33% - Get Out Alive with Bear Grylls
0.00% - Siberia
-6.67% - American Ninja Warrior
-7.41% - Under the Dome
-50.00% - Breaking Pointe

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+316.67% - The Bachelorette: After the Final Rose (vs. The Glass House)
+212.50% - Under the Dome (vs. Hawaii Five-0 (Repeat))
+160.00% - The Bachelorette (vs. Bachelor Pad)
-50.00% - Breaking Pointe (vs. Remodeled (Repeat))
-82.72% - American Ninja Warrior (vs. 2012 Summer Olympics)
-83.95% - Get Out Alive with Bear Grylls (vs. 2012 Summer Olympics)
-91.36% - Siberia (vs. 2012 Summer Olympics)

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," 2.3/6; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.0/5 with an encore; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.1/5.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 0.7/3; "Late Show," 0.6/3 with an encore; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.7/4.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.1/4 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" (1.1/4 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.0/4). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.4/3 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.3/2).

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.6/2 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 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (8/6/12):

NBC (25.99 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 8.1, #1) was still the network to beat on Monday with its primetime coverage of the "2012 Summer Olympics" (25.99 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 8.1, #1).

FOX (2.71 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #2) then topped the audience leftovers with repeats of "Hell's Kitchen" (2.77 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T3) and another "Hell's Kitchen" (2.65 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T3).

Next up was CBS (3.62 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #3) and its repeat mix of "How I Met Your Mother" (3.31 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T6), "2 Broke Girls" (3.60 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T6), another "2 Broke Girls" (3.87 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #2), "Mike & Molly" (3.83 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T3) and "Hawaii Five-0" (3.56 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.8, #9).

Meanwhile, ABC (2.80 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4) offered up originals from "Bachelor Pad" (3.38 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T6) and "The Glass House" (1.64 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.6, #10).

And finally, encores of "Perez Hilton All Access: Katy Perry" (0.67 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.3, #11) and "Remodeled" (0.47 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.2, #12) on The CW (0.57 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) closed out the nighit. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Katy Perry" delivered a 0.3 rating while "Remodeled" posted a 0.3 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - The Glass House
-9.09% - Bachelor Pad

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
-54.55% - Bachelor Pad -72.73% - The Glass House (vs. Bachelor Pad)

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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