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[06/10/14 - 08:34 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Viewers, Demos with "MasterChef," "24"
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 15 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (6/9/14):

FOX (5.475 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.6, #1) was the top draw on Monday thanks to fresh installments of "MasterChef" (4.618 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.5, #3) and "24: Live Another Day" (6.332 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.6, #2).

NBC (4.621 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.5, #2) then was a close second place with a repeat of "Last Comic Standing" (4.019 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.1, #6) and a new two-hour "American Ninja Warrior" (4.922 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.7, #1).

Next up was CBS (5.207 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T3) and its mix of "2 Broke Girls" (4.692 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T7), "Mom" (4.645 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T7), "Mike & Molly" (5.247 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T4), another "Mike & Molly" (5.297 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T4) and "48 Hours" (5.682 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T10).

Meanwhile, ABC (4.548 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T3) served up its specials "The Bachelorette: The Journey So Far" (4.006 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T10), "Hillary Clinton: Public and Private - One on One with Diane Sawyer" (6.079 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T7) and a new "Mistresses" (3.560 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T10).

And finally, a new "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (1.921 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.7, #13), a repeat "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (1.552 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.6, #14) and a new "Beauty and the Beast" (0.856 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.3, #15) on The CW (1.296 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #5) closed out the night. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Whose Line" posted a 0.6 rating at 8:00/7:00c and 0.5 rating at 8:30/7:30c while "Beast" managed a 0.3 rating.

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

· In Nielsen's 56 metered markets, household results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 2.7/7; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.0/5; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.7/4 with an encore.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 1.2/5; "Late Show," 0.3/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/2 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 0.3/2 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, "Late Night with Seth Meyers" (1.1/4 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.0/4). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/3 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.2/2).

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.7/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.2/2 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 (6/10/13):

NBC (9.894 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.8, #1) once again claimed top honors on Monday with a new "The Voice" (11.544 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.2, #1) followed by the premiere of "The Winner Is" (6.594 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.9, #2).

ABC (5.177 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.6, #2) then took home the silver with its mix of "The Bachelorette" (5.627 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.7, #3) and "Mistresses" (4.278 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.4, #4).

Next up was CBS (4.305 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #3) with its repeat lineup of "How I Met Your Mother" (3.929 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T7), "Mike & Molly" (4.066 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T7), "2 Broke Girls" (4.472 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T5), another "Mike & Molly" (4.623 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T5) and "Hawaii Five-0" (4.372 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.9, #9).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.685 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4) offered up its combination of "Raising Hope" (2.106 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.8, #10), "The Goodwin Games" (1.586 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T12), "New Girl" (1.339 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T12) and "Anger Management" (1.710 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.7, #11).

And finally, a new "Oh Sit!" (0.976 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.4, #14) and a repeat "The Carrie Diaries" (0.562 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.2, #15) on The CW (0.769 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) rounded out the night. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Sit!" delivered a 0.3 rating while "Carrie" posted a 0.3 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+100.00% - Oh Sit!
+16.67% - Mistresses
0.00% - The Voice
0.00% - The Bachelorette
0.00% - Anger Management
0.00% - The Goodwin Games

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+100.00% - The Voice (vs. Stanley Cup Finals, Game 6)
+33.33% - Oh Sit! (vs. Breaking Pointe (Repeat))
+27.27% - Mistresses (vs. Castle (Repeat))
+18.75% - The Winner Is (vs. Stanley Cup Finals, Game 6)
-26.09% - The Bachelorette
-73.08% - Anger Management (vs. MasterChef)
-77.78% - The Goodwin Games (vs. Hell's Kitchen)

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

TBA

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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