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[11/16/13 - 08:42 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Pulls in Front Among Viewers, Demos
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 (11/15/13):

CBS (9.957 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #1) was the network to beat on Friday with its mix of "Undercover Boss" (8.554 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.6, #2),"Hawaii Five-0" (9.719 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T3) and "Blue Bloods" (11.597 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.4, #5).

ABC (6.016 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.3, #2) then had to settle for second place with its combination of "Last Man Standing" (6.305 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T6), "The Neighbors" (4.151 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T10), "Shark Tank" (6.405 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.7, #1) and "20/20" (6.413 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T6).

Next up was NBC (4.850 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #3) with fresh installments of "Dateline NBC" (5.849 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.1, #9), "Grimm" (5.741 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T3) and "Dracula" (2.961 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T10).

Meanwhile, FOX (3.659 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #4) served up the relocated "Bones" (5.131 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.2, #8) alongside the season premiere of "Raising Hope" (2.349 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T12) and a second "Raising Hope" (2.024 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T12).

And finally, a new "The Carrie Diaries" (0.812 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.4, #15) and the season finale of "America's Next Top Model" (1.281 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.5, #14) on The CW (1.047 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 0.7 rating at 8:00/7:00c and "Model" a 0.8 rating at 9:00/8:00c.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - The Carrie Diaries
+25.00% - America's Next Top Model
+15.38% - Grimm
+10.00% - Dateline NBC
+7.69% - Blue Bloods
+7.14% - Hawaii Five-0
-7.14% - 20/20
-7.14% - Last Man Standing
-10.00% - Dracula
-11.11% - Undercover Boss
-15.00% - Shark Tank
-18.18% - The Neighbors
-40.00% - Bones (vs. 11/11/13)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+66.67% - America's Next Top Model
+57.14% - Dateline NBC (vs. Go On (Repeat)/Guys With Kids (Repeat))
+7.14% - Hawaii Five-0 (vs. CSI: NY)
0.00% - Blue Bloods
0.00% - Bones (vs. Kitchen Nightmares)
-5.88% - Undercover Boss
-6.25% - Grimm
-7.14% - 20/20
-7.14% - Last Man Standing
-10.53% - Shark Tank
-22.22% - Raising Hope - 9:00 (vs. Fringe)
-22.22% - Raising Hope - 9:30 (vs. Fringe)
-25.00% - Dracula (vs. Dateline NBC)
-30.77% - The Neighbors (vs. Malibu Country)
-33.33% - 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," 2.6/7; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.8/7; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.1/6 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; "Late Show," 0.5/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.8/4 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 0.5/3 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" (1.4/5). 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 0.9/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.3/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.


Here are the highlights of the 15 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (11/16/12):

ABC (6.50 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.6, #1) was Friday's top draw thanks to its mix of "Last Man Standing" (7.10 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T4), "Malibu Country" (6.66 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.3, #8), "Shark Tank" (6.70 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.9, #1) and "20/20" (5.92 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T4).

CBS (8.54 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #2) then was a close second place with its lineup of "Undercover Boss" (8.98 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.7, #2), "CSI: NY" (9.50 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T4) and "We Will Always Love You: A Grammy Salute to Whitney Houston" (7.15 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T4).

Next up was NBC (3.98 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #3) with repeats of "Go On" (2.60 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T12) and "Guys With Kids" (2.18 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T12) plus originals from "Grimm" (5.02 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.6, #3) and "Dateline NBC" (4.54 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T9).

Meanwhile, FOX (3.06 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #4) offered up new episodes of "Kitchen Nightmares" (3.43 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T9) and "Fringe" (2.70 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.9, #11).

And finally, the season finale of "America's Next Top Model" (1.36 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.6, #14) plus a "America's Next Top Model" (0.77 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.3, #15) special closed out the evening on The CW (1.06 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5).

In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Top Model" delivered a 0.7 rating at 8:00/7:00c and a 0.4 rating at 9:00/8:00c.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - CSI: NY
0.00% - Kitchen Nightmares
0.00% - Fringe
0.00% - America's Next Top Model
-5.88% - Grimm
-7.69% - Dateline NBC
-9.52% - Shark Tank
-12.50% - Last Man Standing
-12.50% - 20/20
-15.00% - Undercover Boss
-18.75% - Malibu Country

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+30.77% - Undercover Boss (vs. A Gifted Man)
+27.27% - Last Man Standing (vs. Extreme Makeover: Home Edition)
+26.67% - Shark Tank (vs. Extreme Makeover: Home Edition)
+18.18% - Malibu Country (vs. Extreme Makeover: Home Edition)
0.00% - America's Next Top Model - 8:00 (vs. Nikita)
0.00% - Grimm
0.00% - 20/20
-7.69% - Kitchen Nightmares
-12.50% - CSI: NY
-18.18% - Fringe
-20.00% - Dateline NBC
-30.00% - We Will Always Love You: A Grammy Salute to Whitney Houston (vs. Blue Bloods)
-57.14% - America's Next Top Model - 9:00 (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," 2.6/6; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 3.3/8; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.8/5.

* 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," 1.2/5; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.7/4.

* 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 1.0/4 in metered-market households 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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