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[09/03/13 - 08:24 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Under the Dome" Leads CBS to Labor Day Victory
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for monday, september 2, 2013)

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

CBS (6.824 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.6, #1) was the top draw on Labor Day with its mix of "How I Met Your Mother" (4.314 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T6), "Mike & Molly" (4.162 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.0, #8), "2 Broke Girls" (5.169 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #5), another "Mike & Molly" (5.879 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.4, #3) and "Under the Dome" (10.710 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.6, #1).

NBC (4.302 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.4, #2) then snagged the silver with a special two-hour "American Ninja Warrior" (5.507 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.8, #2) and a new "Siberia" (1.894 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T9).

Next up was ABC (4.167 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #3) with its combination of "Shark Tank" (4.579 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T6), "Mistresses" (4.106 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.3, #4) and "Castle" (3.817 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T9).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.762 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4) offered up its repeat lineup of "Raising Hope" (1.950 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T9), another "Raising Hope" (1.882 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T9), "New Girl" (1.693 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T9) and "The Mindy Project" (1.523 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.6, #14).

And finally, a repeat "Hart of Dixie" (0.624 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T15) and a new "Breaking Pointe" (0.488 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T15) finished out the night on The CW (0.556 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):
+30.00% - Mistresses
+5.88% - American Ninja Warrior
+4.00% - Under the Dome
0.00% - Siberia
0.00% - Breaking Pointe

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+225.00% - Under the Dome (vs. Hawaii Five-0 (Repeat))
+89.47% - American Ninja Warrior (vs. Stars Earn Stripes)
-7.14% - Mistresses (vs. Bachelor Pad)
-33.33% - Breaking Pointe (vs. America's Next Top Model (Repeat))
-50.00% - Siberia (vs. Grimm)

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," 1.8/5 with an encore telecast; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 1.9/5 with an encore; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.5/4 with an encore.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 0.6/3 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.4/2 with an encore; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/2 with an encore.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.0/3 in metered-market households and a 0.3/2 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (0.9/3 in metered-market households with an encore) tied CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (0.9/3). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.4/3 in 18-49 with an encore) topped "Late Late Show" (0.2/2).

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.6/3 in metered-market households with an encore 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 (9/3/12):

FOX (4.36 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.7, #1) was the network to beat on Labor Day with a new "Hotel Hell" (4.45 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.8, #T1) followed by the season finale of "Hotel Hell" (4.27 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.7, #3).

CBS (4.63 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #2) then claimed the silver with its all-repeat lineup of "How I Met Your Mother" (4.55 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.3, #7), "The Big Bang Theory" (5.79 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.8, #T1), "2 Broke Girls" (5.05 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #4), "Mike & Molly" (4.57 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #8) and "Hawaii Five-0" (3.90 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.8, #11).

Next up was ABC (4.09 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T3) with the penultimate week of "Bachelor Pad" (4.44 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T5) followed by a repeat of "Castle" (3.38 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.6, #12).

Meanwhile, NBC (3.44 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T3) offered up a new "Stars Earn Stripes" (3.01 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.9, #10), the season finale of "Stars Earn Stripes" (2.76 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.0, #9) and a new "Grimm" (4.56 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T5).

And finally, an original "The L.A. Complex" (0.77 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T13) and a repeat of "America's Next Top Model" (0.65 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T13) closed out the night on The CW (0.71 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5). In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Complex" delivered a 0.3 rating at 8:00/7:00c and "Top Model" a 0.5 rating at 9:00/8:00c.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+11.11% - Stars Earn Stripes
+7.69% - Bachelor Pad
0.00% - The L.A. Complex
-12.50% - Grimm
-21.74% - Hotel Hell

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+50.00% - The L.A. Complex (vs. Gossip Girl (Repeat))
+38.46% - Hotel Hell - 8:00 (vs. Hell's Kitchen (Repeat))
+27.27% - Grimm (vs. Children of 9/11)
+25.00% - Stars Earn Stripes - 9:00 (vs. America's Got Talent (Repeat))
+12.50% - Stars Earn Stripes - 8:00 (vs. America's Got Talent (Repeat))
-22.22% - Bachelor Pad
-34.62% - Hotel Hell - 9:00 (vs. Hell's Kitchen)

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," 2.0/5 with an encore telecast; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 1.7/4 with an encore; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 2.5/6; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.1/4 with an encore.

·In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 0.6/3 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.4/2 with an encore; "Nightline," 0.8/4; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/2 with an encore.

·At 12:35 a.m., "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.1/4 in metered-market households with an encore) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (0.8/3 with an encore). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.3/2 in 18-49 with an encore) topped "Late Late Show" (0.2/2 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 0.2/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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