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[11/09/13 - 08:25 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Shares Demo Crown with ABC
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 (11/8/13):

CBS (9.899 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T1) was the most-watched network on Friday with its usual mix of "Undercover Boss" (9.337 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.8, #2), "Hawaii Five-0" (9.385 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T4) and "Blue Bloods" (10.976 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T7).

ABC (6.197 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T1) however shared the adults 18-49 crown thanks to its lineup of "Last Man Standing" (6.175 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T4), "The Neighbors" (4.554 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.1, #9), "Shark Tank" (7.251 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.0, #1) and "20/20" (5.976 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T4).

Next up was NBC (4.509 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #3) and its combination of "Dateline NBC" (5.601 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T10), "Grimm" (4.935 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T7) and "Dracula" (2.991 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T10).

Meanwhile, FOX (3.037 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #4) served up the season finale of "MasterChef Junior" (4.209 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.5, #3) and a repeat of "Sleepy Hollow" (1.864 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.6, #12).

And finally, originals from "The Carrie Diaries" (0.804 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.3, #14) and "America's Next Top Model" (1.050 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.4, #13) on The CW (0.927 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5) closed out the evening. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Carrie" delivered a 0.5 rating at 8:00/7:00c and "Model" a 0.7 rating at 9:00/8:00c.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+28.57% - Undercover Boss
+15.38% - MasterChef Junior
+10.00% - The Neighbors
+7.69% - Hawaii Five-0
+5.26% - Shark Tank
0.00% - Last Man Standing
0.00% - Blue Bloods
0.00% - America's Next Top Model
0.00% - The Carrie Diaries
-6.67% - 20/20
-13.33% - Grimm
-23.08% - Dateline NBC (vs. 10/26/13)
-23.08% - Dracula

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+53.85% - Dateline NBC (vs. Go On (Repeat)/Guys With Kids (Repeat))
+33.33% - America's Next Top Model (vs. Nikita)
+25.00% - MasterChef Junior (vs. Kitchen Nightmares)
0.00% - Hawaii Five-0 (vs. CSI: NY)
-4.76% - Shark Tank
-10.00% - Undercover Boss
-12.50% - Last Man Standing
-12.50% - 20/20
-13.33% - Blue Bloods
-23.08% - Dracula (vs. Dateline NBC)
-23.53% - Grimm
-31.25% - The Neighbors (Vs. Malibu Country)
-50.00% - The Carrie Diaries (vs. America's Next Top Model)

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," 2.5/6; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.6/7; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.0/5 with an encore.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 0.7/4; "Late Show," 0.5/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.7/4 with an encore.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.4/4 in metered-market households and a 0.4/3 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" (1.3/4). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.6/4 in 18-49) topped "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 with an encore and a 0.4/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.


Here are the highlights of the 15 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (11/9/12):

ABC (6.31 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.8, #1) was the top demo draw on Friday with week two of "Last Man Standing" (7.31 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T4) and "Malibu Country" (7.25 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T4) followed by "Shark Tank" (6.68 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.1, #1) and "20/20" (4.96 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T4).

CBS (9.98 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.6, #2) then was the most-watched network with new episodes of "Undercover Boss" (9.00 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.0, #2), "CSI: NY" (9.74 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.4, #8) and "Blue Bloods" (11.20 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #7).

Next up was NBC (4.06 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #3) with repeats of "Go On" (2.44 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T13) and "Guys With Kids" (2.16 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.7, #12) alongside originals from "Grimm" (5.27 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.7, #3) and "Dateline NBC" (4.62 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.3, #9).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.97 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #4) offered up new episodes of "Kitchen Nightmares" (3.49 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.2, #10) and "Fringe" (2.44 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.9, #11).

And finally, the penultimate week of "America's Next Top Model" (1.42 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T13) and a new "Nikita" (0.89 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.3, #15) on The CW (1.16 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5) closed out the night. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Top Model" delivered a 1.0 rating at 8:00/7:00c and "Nikita" a 0.3 rating at 9:00/8:00c.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+50.00% - America's Next Top Model
+33.33% - Undercover Boss
+20.00% - Kitchen Nightmares
+18.18% - Dateline NBC
+15.38% - Blue Bloods
+6.67% - 20/20
-5.56% - Grimm
-6.67% - CSI: NY
-8.70% - Shark Tank
-10.00% - Fringe
-15.79% - Last Man Standing
-25.00% - Nikita
-27.27% - Malibu Country

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+100.00% - Last Man Standing (vs. Extreme Makeover: Home Edition)
+100.00% - Malibu Country (vs. Extreme Makeover: Home Edition)
+90.91% - Shark Tank (vs. 20/20)
+66.67% - Undercover Boss (vs. A Gifted Man)
+14.29% - 20/20
+13.33% - Grimm
0.00% - America's Next Top Model (vs. Nikita)
-7.14% - Dateline NBC
-11.76% - Blue Bloods
-17.65% - CSI: NY
-18.18% - Fringe
-25.00% - Kitchen Nightmares
-62.50% - 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," 2.8/7; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.7/7; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 2.7/6; and "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," 0.8/4; "Late Show," 0.6/3; "Nightline," 0.9/4; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/3 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" (1.3/4). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.6/3 in 18-49) beat "Late Late Show" (0.4/2).

* At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.9/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.3/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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