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[11/02/13 - 08:30 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "Shark Tank" Pull Back in Front
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

Primetime Preliminary Fast National Nielsen Data
(includes all DVR playback through 3:00 am)

Here are the highlights of the 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (11/1/13):

ABC (6.722 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #1) was back in front on Friday with new episodes of "Last Man Standing" (6.216 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T4), "The Neighbors" (4.587 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.0, #10), "Shark Tank" (7.113 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.9, #1) and "20/20" (7.650 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T2).

CBS (9.745 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #2) then took home the silver with its original lineup of "Undercover Boss" (8.947 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T4), "Hawaii Five-0" (9.603 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T6) and "Blue Bloods" (10.687 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T6).

Next up was NBC (3.665 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #3) with the special "Why We (Heart) Vampires" (2.614 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.7, #11) followed by week two of "Grimm" (4.947 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T2) and "Dracula" (3.436 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T6).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.849 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4) served up the penultimate week of "MasterChef Junior" (3.879 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T6) alongside a repeat of "Sleepy Hollow" (1.819 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.5, #12).

And finally, new episodes of "The Carrie Diaries" (0.942 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.3, #14) and "America's Next Top Model" (0.991 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.4, #13) on The CW (0.966 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5) closed out the night. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Carrie" delivered a 0.6 rating at 8:00/7:00c and "Model" a 0.6 rating at 9:00/8:00c.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+7.69% - Last Man Standing (vs. 10/19/13)
0.00% - 20/20
0.00% - America's Next Top Model (vs. 10/19/13)
0.00% - Blue Bloods
0.00% - The Neighbors (vs. 10/19/13)
0.00% - The Carrie Diaries
-5.00% - Shark Tank
-7.14% - Hawaii Five-0
-7.14% - MasterChef Junior
-12.50% - Undercover Boss
-16.67% - Grimm
-27.78% - Dracula

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+30.00% - MasterChef Junior (vs. Kitchen Nightmares)
+18.18% - Dracula (vs. Dateline NBC)
0.00% - America's Next Top Model (vs. Nikita)
0.00% - 20/20
0.00% - Blue Bloods
-6.67% - Undercover Boss
-13.33% - Hawaii Five-0 (vs. CSI: NY)
-16.67% - Grimm
-17.39% - Shark Tank
-25.00% - The Carrie Diaries (vs. America's Next Top Model)
-26.32% - Last Man Standing
-53.33% - Why We (Heart) Vampires (vs. Hurricane Sandy: Coming Together)
-54.55% - The Neighbors (vs. Malibu Country)

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," 2.7/7; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.3/6 with an encore.

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

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.5/5 in metered-market households and a 0.5/3 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.5/5 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.2/4). 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 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 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (11/2/12):

ABC (7.04 million viewers, #T; adults 18-49: 2.0, #1) was the network to beat with the premieres of "Last Man Standing" (7.84 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.9, #3) and "Malibu Country" (8.90 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.2, #2) followed by the relocated "Shark Tank" (7.32 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.3, #1) - a new series high - and "20/20" (5.42 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T5).

CBS (9.61 million viewers, #T; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T2) then was the most-watched network with the return of "Undercover Boss" (7.95 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T5) alongside originals from "CSI: NY" (9.96 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T5) and "Blue Bloods" (10.91 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #9).

Next up was NBC (5.25 million viewers, #T; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T2) with its special "Hurricane Sandy: Coming Together" (6.26 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T5) followed by new episodes of "Grimm" (5.67 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.8, #4) and "Dateline NBC" (3.83 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.1, #10).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.77 million viewers, #T; adults 18-49: 1.0, #4) offered up new episodes of "Kitchen Nightmares" (2.93 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T11) and "Fringe" (2.61 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T11).

And finally, The CW (1.21 million viewers, #T; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5) closed out the evening with new episodes of "America's Next Top Model" (1.25 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T13) and "Nikita" (1.17 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T13). In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Top Model" delivered a 0.5 rating at 8:00/7:00c and "Nikita" a 0.3 rating at 9:00/8:00c.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+100.00% - Nikita
+27.78% - Shark Tank
+11.11% - Kitchen Nightmares
+11.11% - Fringe
+7.14% - CSI: NY
+7.14% - 20/20
0.00% - America's Next Top Model
-5.26% - Grimm
-7.14% - Blue Bloods
-26.67% - Dateline NBC

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+87.50% - Hurricane Sandy: Coming Together (vs. Chuck)
+83.33% - Malibu Country (vs. Extreme Makeover: Home Edition)
+64.29% - Shark Tank (vs. Extreme Makeover: Home Edition)
+58.33% - Last Man Standing (vs. Extreme Makeover: Home Edition)
+36.36% - 20/20
+25.00% - Undercover Boss (vs. A Gifted Man)
0.00% - Grimm
-6.25% - CSI: NY
-8.33% - Dateline NBC
-23.08% - Fringe
-33.33% - America's Next Top Model (vs. Nikita)
-33.33% - Kitchen Nightmares
-38.10% - Blue Bloods
-42.86% - Nikita (vs. Supernatural)

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," 2.6/6; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.6/6; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 3.0/7; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.9/5.

* 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; "Nightline," 1.0/4; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.8/4 with an encore.

* 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" (1.4/4). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.6/4 in 18-49) beat "Late Late Show" (0.3/2).

* At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.9/3 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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