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[12/06/13 - 08:37 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Sound of Music Live!" Delivers Monster Numbers for NBC
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 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (12/5/13):

NBC (18.470 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 4.6, #1) delivered record numbers last night with its presentation of "The Sound of Music Live!" (18.470 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 4.6, #T1).

CBS (9.500 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.5, #2) then had to settle for second place with its usual mix of "The Big Bang Theory" (15.261 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 4.6, #T1), "The Millers" (9.377 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.5, #4), "The Crazy Ones" (7.660 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 2.1, #7), "Two and a Half Men" (8.332 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.3, #6) and "Elementary" (8.186 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.8, #8).

Next up was ABC (6.565 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.2, #3) with originals from "Once Upon a Time in Wonderland" (3.613 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T11), "Grey's Anatomy" (7.483 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 2.4, #5) and "Scandal" (8.600 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 3.1, #3).

Meanwhile, FOX (3.993 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #4) served up new episodes of "The X Factor" (4.801 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.3, #9) and "Glee" (3.184 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.1, #10).

And finally, The CW (1.955 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.8, #5) closed out the evening with fresh installments of "The Vampire Diaries" (2.255 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T11) and "Reign" (1.654 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.6, #13). In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Diaries" delivered a 1.3 rating at 8:00/7:00c and "Reign" a 0.8 rating at 9:00/8:00c.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+30.00% - The X Factor
+22.22% - Glee
+11.11% - Once Upon a Time in Wonderland (vs. 11/21/13)
+9.52% - Two and a Half Men (vs. 11/21/13)
+6.90% - Scandal (vs. 11/21/13)
0.00% - Elementary (vs. 11/21/13)
-4.00% - Grey's Anatomy (vs. 11/21/13)
-4.55% - The Crazy Ones (vs. 11/21/13)
-10.71% - The Millers (vs. 11/21/13)
-11.54% - The Big Bang Theory (vs. 11/21/13)
-23.08% - The Vampire Diaries (vs. 11/21/13)
-33.33% - Reign (vs. 11/21/13)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+253.85% - The Sound of Music Live! (vs. Various)
+24.00% - Scandal
+20.00% - Reign (vs. Beauty and the Beast)
-9.09% - The Vampire Diaries
-13.21% - The Big Bang Theory
-16.67% - Once Upon a Time in Wonderland (vs. Last Resort)
-20.00% - Grey's Anatomy
-21.74% - Elementary
-28.13% - Two and a Half Men (vs. Person of Interest)
-34.38% - The Crazy Ones (vs. Person of Interest)
-40.48% - The Millers (vs. Two and a Half Men)
-45.83% - The X Factor
-47.62% - Glee

In late-night metered market ratings (via NBC's press release):

TBA


Here are the highlights of the 16 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (12/6/12):

CBS (13.91 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.4, #1) took home top honors on Thursday with its mix of "The Big Bang Theory" (17.41 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 5.3, #1), "Two and a Half Men" (14.22 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 4.2, #2), "Person of Interest" (14.98 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 3.2, #3) and "Elementary" (10.94 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.3, #7).

FOX (6.59 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.3, #2) then snagged the silver with originals from "The X Factor" (7.72 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.4, #6) and "Glee" (5.46 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 2.1, #T8).

Next up was ABC (7.26 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.2, #3) and its lineup of "Last Resort" (5.47 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T11), "Grey's Anatomy" (8.93 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 3.0, #4) and "Scandal" (7.39 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 2.5, #5).

Meanwhile, NBC (3.48 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.3, #4) offered up its combination of "30 Rock" (3.33 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T13), "Up All Night" (2.94 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T11), "The Office" (4.18 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 2.1, #T8), "Parks & Recreation" (3.28 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.5, #10) and "Rock Center With Brian Williams" (3.58 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.0, #15).

And finally, new episodes of "The Vampire Diaries" (2.40 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T13) and "Beauty and the Beast" (1.41 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.5, #16) on The CW (1.91 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.8, #5) closed out the night. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Diaries" delivered a 1.8 rating at 8:00/7:00c and "Beast" a 0.7 rating at 9:00/8:00c.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+20.00% - Last Resort
+13.64% - Scandal
+11.11% - Rock Center With Brian Williams
+10.53% - The Office
+10.34% - Person of Interest
+7.14% - Parks & Recreation
+4.55% - Elementary
+2.44% - Two and a Half Men
0.00% - Grey's Anatomy
0.00% - Up All Night
-1.85% - The Big Bang Theory
-4.55% - Glee
-11.11% - The X Factor
-15.38% - 30 Rock
-26.67% - The Vampire Diaries
-37.50% - Beauty and the Beast

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+175.00% - The Vampire Diaries (vs. The Vampire Diaries (Repeat))
+78.57% - Scandal (vs. The Great American Auction)
+66.67% - Beauty and the Beast (vs. The Secret Circle (Repeat))
+57.89% - Grey's Anatomy (vs. America's Funniest Home Videos: Christmas Spectacular)
+31.25% - Two and a Half Men (vs. Rules of Engagement)
+12.77% - The Big Bang Theory
+6.67% - Person of Interest
-20.00% - The X Factor
-21.05% - Parks & Recreation (vs. Whitney)
-22.22% - Glee (vs. Bones)
-23.33% - Elementary (vs. The Mentalist)
-26.67% - 30 Rock (vs. Community)
-27.59% - The Office
-29.41% - Up All Night (vs. Parks & Recreation)
-36.84% - Last Resort (vs. Winter Wipeout)
-37.50% - Rock Center With Brian Williams (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," 2.8/7; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.6/7; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 3.1/8; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.6/5 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," 0.8/4; "Nightline," 1.2/5; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/3 with an encore.

* At 12:35 a.m., "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.4/5 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" (0.4/3 in 18-49) tied "Late Late Show" (0.4/3).

* At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.9/4 in metered-market households 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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