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[07/01/14 - 08:41 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Under the Dome" Returns on Top for CBS
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 (6/30/14):

FOX (5.487 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.7, #1) was the demo champ on Monday thanks to new episodes of "MasterChef" (5.210 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.9, #2)and "24: Live Another Day" (5.764 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T5).

CBS (6.875 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.6, #2) then was a close second place with repeats of "2 Broke Girls" (4.786 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T8), "Mom" (4.461 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T8), "The Big Bang Theory" (6.344 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.6, #4), another "The Big Bang Theory" (6.893 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.7, #3) and the season premiere of "Under the Dome" (9.383 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.2, #1).

Next up was ABC (5.550 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.4, #3) with fresh installments from "The Bachelorette" (6.298 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T5) and "Mistresses" (4.054 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T8).

Meanwhile, NBC (3.976 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #4) offered up the special "Harry Potter: The Making of Diagon Alley" (2.994 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.8, #11) followed by a rebroadcast of "American Ninja Warrior" (4.467 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.4, #7).

And finally, repeats of "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (1.665 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.5, #13), another "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (1.781 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.6, #12) plus a new "Beauty and the Beast" (0.812 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.3, #14) on The CW (1.267 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5) closed out the night. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Whose Line" posted a 0.4 rating at 8:00/7:00c and 0.4 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," 2.0/5 with an encore telecast; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.0/5 with an encore; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.0/5.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.8/4 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.5/2 with an encore; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.7/3.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.2/4 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 Seth Meyers" (1.0/3 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" (0.4/3 in 18-49 with an encore) topped "Late Late Show" (0.2/1 with an encore).

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.5/2 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.1/1 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 (7/1/13):

CBS (7.080 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.8, #1) held onto the top spot on Monday with repeats of "How I Met Your Mother" (4.273 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T5), "Mike & Molly" (4.396 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T8), "2 Broke Girls" (4.984 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T5) and "The Big Bang Theory" (5.795 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.6, #4) plus week two of "Under the Dome" (11.517 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.8, #1).

ABC (5.460 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.6, #2) then claimed the silver with originals from "The Bachelorette" (6.291 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.8, #2) and "Mistresses" (3.798 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T5).

Next up was NBC (4.351 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.5, #3) with the two-hour premiere of "American Ninja Warrior" (4.930 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.7, #3) followed by the debut of "Siberia" (3.195 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T8).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.579 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #4) offered up its mix of "Raising Hope" (2.040 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.7, #10), "The Goodwin Games" (1.525 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T11), "New Girl" (1.387 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T11) and "The Mindy Project" (1.365 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.5, #13).

And finally, repeats of "Oh Sit!" (0.792 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.3, #14) and "The Carrie Diaries" (0.427 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.2, #15) on The CW (0.609 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) closed out the evening. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Sit!" delivered a 0.4 rating while "Carrie" posted a 0.3 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+9.09% - Mistresses
0.00% - The Goodwin Games
-5.26% - The Bachelorette
-12.50% - Under the Dome

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+211.11% - Under the Dome (vs. Hawaii Five-0 (Repeat))
0.00% - Mistresses (vs. The Glass House)
-28.00% - The Bachelorette
-34.62% - American Ninja Warrior (vs. U.S. Olympic Team Trials/America's Got Talent)
-62.07% - Siberia (vs. America's Got Talent)
-75.00% - The Goodwin Games (vs. Hell's Kitchen)

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," 2.2/6 with an encore telecast; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.3/6 with an encore; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.2/6.

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

·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" (1.0/4 in metered-market households with an encore) trailed CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.1/4 with an encore). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.4/3 in 18-49 with an encore) topped "Late Late Show" (0.2/2 with an encore).

·At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.6/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.2/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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