or


[11/23/13 - 08:45 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Splits Demos 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 (11/22/13):

CBS (9.441 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T1) was the most-watched network on Friday with its usual mix of "Undercover Boss" (6.863 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.4, #6), "Hawaii Five-0" (9.757 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T3) and "Blue Bloods" (11.701 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T3).

ABC (6.167 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T1) however shared top demo honors with its lineup of "Last Man Standing" (6.162 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.2, #7), "The Neighbors" (3.967 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T10), "Shark Tank" (6.913 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.8, #1) and "20/20" (6.523 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.6, #2).

Next up was NBC (5.644 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T3) with a new "Dateline NBC" (5.392 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T8) and the special "Where Were You: The Day JFK Died" (5.770 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T8).

Meanwhile, FOX (4.016 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T3) offered up originals from "Bones" (5.668 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T3), "Raising Hope" (2.477 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T10) and another "Raising Hope" (2.251 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.8, #12).

And finally, a new "The Carrie Diaries" (0.719 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.3, #13) and the return of "Nikita" (0.732 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #14) on The CW (0.726 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) closed out the night. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Carrie" delivered a 0.4 rating at 8:00/7:00c and "Nikita" a 0.2 rating at 9:00/8:00c.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+28.57% - Raising Hope - 9:00
+25.00% - Bones
+23.08% - 20/20
+14.29% - Raising Hope - 9:30
+7.14% - Blue Bloods
+5.88% - Shark Tank
0.00% - The Neighbors
0.00% - Hawaii Five-0
0.00% - Dateline NBC
-7.69% - Last Man Standing
-12.50% - Undercover Boss
-25.00% - The Carrie Diaries

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+200.00% - Bones (vs. Happiness Is a Warm Blanket, Charlie Brown (Repeat))
+114.29% - Blue Bloods (vs. Person to Person)
+57.89% - Hawaii Five-0 (vs. hoops&yoyo Ruin Christmas (Repeat)/It's a SpongeBob Christmas!)
+38.46% - Shark Tank (vs. Shark Tank (Repeat))
+10.00% - Dateline NBC (vs. National Dog Show Presented by Purina (Repeat))
+10.00% - Where Were You: The Day JFK Died (vs. National Dog Show Presented by Purina (Repeat)/Dateline NBC)
+6.67% - 20/20
0.00% - Raising Hope - 9:00 (vs. The Simpsons (Repeat))
-11.11% - Raising Hope - 9:30 (vs. The Simpsons (Repeat))
-14.29% - Last Man Standing
-22.22% - Undercover Boss (vs. Frosty the Snowman (Repeat)/Frosty Returns (Repeat))
-35.71% - The Neighbors (vs. Malibu Country)
-40.00% - The Carrie Diaries (vs. Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer (Repeat))
-60.00% - Nikita (vs. The Happy Elf (Repeat))

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," 2.9/7; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.6/7; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.2/6 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," 0.5/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.8/4 with an encore.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.4/4 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" (1.7/5 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 1.0/4 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 16 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (11/23/12):

ABC (5.82 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.4, #1) lead the pack on Black Friday thanks to its mix of "Last Man Standing" (6.71 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T4), "Malibu Country" (6.43 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T4), a repeat of "Shark Tank" (5.10 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.3, #6) and "20/20" (5.78 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.5, #3).

CBS (4.39 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #2) then took home the silver with its holiday mix of "Frosty the Snowman" (6.88 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.0, #1), "Frosty Returns" (5.78 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.6, #2), "hoops&yoyo Ruin Christmas" (4.01 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T7), "It's a SpongeBob Christmas!" (3.63 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T10) and "Person to Person" (3.02 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.7, #13).

Next up was NBC (4.81 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #3) with a primetime encore of the "National Dog Show Presented by Purina" (4.85 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T7) and a new "Dateline NBC" (4.72 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T7).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.01 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4) offered up encores of "Happiness Is a Warm Blanket, Charlie Brown" (1.78 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T14), "The Simpsons" (2.30 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T10) and a second "The Simpsons" (2.18 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T10).

And finally, repeats of "Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer" (1.69 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T14) and "The Happy Elf" (1.53 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T14) on The CW (1.61 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #5) closed out the holiday evening. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Grandma" delivered a 0.3 rating at 8:00/7:00c and "Happy" a 0.5 rating at 9:00/8:00c.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+7.69% - Malibu Country
+7.14% - 20/20
0.00% - Last Man Standing
-16.67% - Dateline NBC

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+27.27% - Malibu Country (vs. Shrek the Third)
+27.27% - Last Man Standing (vs. Shrek the Third)
+25.00% - 20/20
0.00% - Dateline NBC (vs. National Treasure: Book of Secrets)
0.00% - It's a SpongeBob Christmas! (vs. CSI: NY (Repeat))
-30.00% - Person to Person (vs. Blue Bloods (Repeat))

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 with an encore telecast; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 1.7/4 with an encore; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 2.9/7; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.4/4 with an encore.

* In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 0.8/3 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.4/2 with an encore; "Nightline," 1.0/4; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/2 with an encore.

* At 12:35 a.m., "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.4/4 in metered-market households with an encore) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (0.9/3 with an encore). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/3 in 18-49 with an encore) beat "Late Late Show" (0.2/1 with an encore).

* 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.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





  [november 2013]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
     


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[10/01/16 - 08:31 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, "MacGyver" Stay on Top
Week two of the newcomer however dips nearly 17% among adults 18-49.

[09/30/16 - 08:57 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Grey's Anatomy" Tops Viewers, Demos for ABC
The Alphabet's mainstay and NBC's "The Blacklist" are the only series to post year-to-year gains among adults 18-49.

[09/29/16 - 08:47 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Charts with "Empire"
ABC's "Designated Survivor" however is the only series to post year-to-year gains for its network.

[09/29/16 - 07:35 AM]
Logo Breaks Records with Highest Rated Thursday in Network History
Logo further spins the numbers for Thursday, September 22.

[09/28/16 - 10:20 AM]
OWN Delivers Its Highest-Rated, Most-Watched and Highest-Ranked Quarter in Network History
OWN spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[09/28/16 - 09:31 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos with "The Voice," "This Is Us"
The newcomer posts big gains from the Peacock's audience a year ago.

[09/27/16 - 09:10 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Coverage of the First Presidential Debate
Said 90-minute telecast draws a collective 45.3 million viewers between ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC.

[09/26/16 - 09:42 AM]
Bravo Media Finishes 3Q with the Biggest On-Air and Online Growth Among the Top 10 Ad Supported Cable Entertainment Networks
Bravo spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[09/26/16 - 08:37 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Sunday Night Football" Tops Charts on Night of Declines
FOX's "The Simpsons" is the only series to post year-to-year gains on the broadcast networks.

[09/25/16 - 11:26 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos with College Football
The Alphabet wins the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched network.

[09/25/16 - 11:18 AM]
"This Is Us" Grabs NBC's Best Premiere Live + 3 Lift Ever in 18-49 Rating
NBC further spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 20.

[09/25/16 - 11:02 AM]
FOX Comedies - "Brooklyn Nine-Nine," "New Girl" and "Scream Queens" - See Significant Gains in Live + 3
FOX further spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 20.

[09/25/16 - 10:12 AM]
College Football Week 4: ESPN/ABC with Five of the Six Highest Overnights Across All Networks
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, September 24.

[09/25/16 - 08:30 AM]
ABC's "S.H.I.E.L.D." Is Tuesday's Biggest Gainer in Adults 18-49 with a Best-Ever 82% Jump
ABC further spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 20.

[09/24/16 - 11:16 AM]
FOX Hit Dramas - "Gotham" and "Lucifer" - See Significant Gains in Live + 3
FOX further spins the numbers for Monday, September 19.