TBS's Ground Floor scored its biggest Live + 3 deliveries of its first season, with last Thursday's episode drawing 2.0 million viewers (+13% vs. the prior week's episode). In key demos, Ground Floor drew 1.1 million adults 18-49 in Live + 3 (+2% over the prior week) and 619,000 adults 18-34 (+5%).
TBS's telecasts of The Big Bang Theory accounted for 19 of basic cable's Top 20 sitcom telecasts among total viewers last week. The series, which will finish 2013 as basic cable's #1 off-net series for the third year in a row, also chalked up 17 of the Top 20 sitcom telecasts among adults 18-49.
TNT's hit drama Major Crimes ranked as basic cable's #1 original series last week. The Monday, Dec. 16, episode scored more than 5.9 million viewers in Live + 3 delivery (+9% vs. the prior week). The show also drew 1.8 million adults 25-54 and 1.4 million adults 18-49 in Live + 3. Major Crimes will finish the year as one of basic cable's Top 10 original series of 2013.
Across the fourth week of December, Cartoon Network ranked as the #1 television network among boys 6-11 on Monday Night (7-9 p.m.), #1 among boys 2-11 & 6-11 on Tuesday Night (7-9 p.m.), and #1 among boys 9-14 on Friday Night (7-9 p.m.).
Tuesday Night's early prime performance (7-9 p.m.) grew year-over-year among kids 2-11 & 6-11 and boys 2-11, ranging between +1% and +4%. Thursday Night (7-9 p.m.) also grew by +22% among kids 9-14.
Saturday Morning's overall performance (7-11 a.m.) grew among kids and boys 9-14 between +2% and +9% vs. the same time period last year.
For four straight weeks in December, Adult Swim's Total Day performance ranked #1 among adults 18-24, 18-34 & 18-49 and men 18-24 & 18-34 on basic cable.
The Saturday premiere of the movie Fullmetal Alchemist: Conqueror of Shamballa ranked #1 in its time period among adults 18-24 and men 18-24/18-34, posting delivery gains across adults 18-34 (+7%), adults 18-49 (+17%) and men 18-49 (+7%) vs. the same time period last year.
Adult Swim programming accounted for 21 of the top 50 telecasts on basic cable for the week among adults 18-34, and 24 of the top 50 with men 18-34, both more than any other network.
American Dad (Thursday, 10:30 p.m.) ranked #1 in its time period among adults 18-34, while Bob's Burgers (Sunday, 10:30 p.m.) ranked #1 in its time period among adults 18-24/18-34 and all male demos.