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[02/01/14 - 09:02 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Shark Tank" Helps ABC Hold Off CBS in 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 (1/31/14):

ABC (6.137 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.7, #1) was still the demo champ on Friday with its mix of "Last Man Standing" (6.873 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.5, #7), "The Neighbors" (4.326 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.1, #9), "Shark Tank" (7.362 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.1, #1) and "20/20" (5.450 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T2).

CBS (11.047 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.6, #2) then was a competitive second place with originals from "Undercover Boss" (9.228 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T2), "Hawaii Five-0" (11.126 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T2) and "Blue Bloods" (12.788 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T5).

Next up was FOX (4.581 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #3) and its Monday-bound "Bones" (6.814 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T5) followed by new episodes of "Enlisted" (2.793 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.8, #11) and "Raising Hope" (1.903 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.6, #12).

Meanwhile, NBC (5.125 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #4) served up a rebroadcast of "Hollywood Game Night" (3.380 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.9, #10) followed by a new two-hour "Dateline NBC" (5.998 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.2, #8).

And finally, the season finale of "The Carrie Diaries" (0.917 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.4, #13) and a repeat of "Supernatural" (0.769 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.3, #14) closed out the evening on The CW (0.843 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5). In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Carrie" delivered a 0.4 rating at 8:00/7:00c and "Supernatural" a 0.2 rating at 9:00/8:00c.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - The Carrie Diaries
+22.22% - The Neighbors
+14.29% - Blue Bloods (vs. 1/17/14)
+13.33% - Hawaii Five-0 (vs. 1/17/14)
+7.14% - Last Man Standing
+6.25% - Undercover Boss (vs. 1/17/14)
-4.55% - Shark Tank
-10.53% - 20/20
-11.11% - Bones
-14.29% - Dateline NBC
-20.00% - Enlisted
-25.00% - Raising Hope

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+60.00% - Bones (vs. Kitchen Nightmares)
+26.32% - Dateline NBC (vs. The 44th Annual NAACP Awards/Dateline NBC)
+15.38% - Last Man Standing
+14.29% - Enlisted (vs. The Following (Repeat))
+13.33% - Hawaii Five-0 (vs. CSI: NY)
+13.33% - 20/20
+10.53% - Shark Tank
+6.67% - Blue Bloods
0.00% - The Carrie Diaries (vs. Nikita)
0.00% - The Neighbors (vs. Malibu Country)
-10.53% - Undercover Boss
-14.29% - Raising Hope (vs. The Following (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," 3.9/9; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.5/6; 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," 1.1/5; "Late Show," 0.5/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.7/3 with an encore.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.3/4 in metered-market households and a 0.4/2 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (2.2/7 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.2/4 with an encore). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.8/5 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.4/2 with an encore).

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 1.1/4 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.5/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.


Here are the highlights of the 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (2/1/13):

CBS (10.539 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.6, #1) topped the charts on Friday with the winter finale of "Undercover Boss" (9.856 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.9, #T1) alongside originals from "CSI: NY" (10.360 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T3) and "Blue Bloods" (11.401 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T3).

ABC (6.053 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #2) then was a close second place with its mix of "Last Man Standing" (6.885 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.3, #6), "Malibu Country" (5.948 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T7), "Shark Tank" (6.662 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.9, #T1) and "20/20" (5.080 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T3).

Next up was NBC (3.502 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #3) with its telecast of "The 44th Annual NAACP Awards" (3.047 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.8, #10) plus a one-hour installment of "Dateline NBC" (4.412 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T7).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.664 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #4) offered up a new "Kitchen Nightmares" (2.935 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.0, #9) and a rebroacast of "The Following" (2.394 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.7, #11).

And finally, a new "Nikita" (1.370 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #12) and an encore "The Carries Diaries" (0.704 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #13) on The CW (1.037 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) rounded out the evening. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Nikita" delivered a 0.4 rating at 8:00/7:00c and "Carrie" a 0.4 rating at 9:00/8:00c.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+7.14% - 20/20
0.00% - Undercover Boss (vs. 1/18/13)
0.00% - Blue Bloods (vs. 1/18/13)
0.00% - Last Man Standing (vs. 1/18/13)
0.00% - Malibu Country (vs. 1/18/13)
-5.00% - Shark Tank (vs. 1/11/13)
-6.25% - CSI: NY (vs. 1/18/13)
-8.33% - Dateline NBC
-20.00% - Nikita
-23.08% - Kitchen Nightmares

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+58.33% - Undercover Boss (vs. A Gifted Man)
+35.71% - Shark Tank (vs. Primetime: What Would You Do?)
0.00% - Dateline NBC
-6.25% - CSI: NY
-11.76% - 20/20
-11.76% - Blue Bloods
-13.33% - Last Man Standing (vs. Shark Tank)
-20.00% - Nikita
-26.67% - Malibu Country (vs. Shark Tank)
-36.00% - The 44th Annual NAACP Awards (vs. Who Do You Think You Are?/Grimm)
-37.50% - Kitchen Nightmares

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," 3.0/7; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.8/7; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.3/6.

* In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 Wednesday results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 0.9/4; "Late Show," 0.6/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.8/4.

* From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET Wednesday night, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.6/5 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" (1.4/4). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.6/3 in 18-49) topped "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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