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[09/10/14 - 08:29 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "America's Got Talent" Continues NBC's Win Streak in 18-49
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 10 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (9/9/14):

NBC (7.959 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.6, #1) was still the network to beat on Tuesday with its duo of "Food Fighters" (4.455 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T3) and "America's Got Talent" (9.712 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.9, #2).

CBS (3.844 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #2) then took home the silver with a special "Big Brother 16" (6.789 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.3, #1) followed by its annual presentation of "Fashion Rocks" (2.372 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.6, #8).

Next up was ABC (3.643 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #3) with the season finale of "Extreme Weight Loss" (3.824 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T3) and a repeat of "Shark Tank" (3.283 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T3).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.461 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4) served up the time period premiere of "Utopia" (2.500 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T6) followed by the season finale of "Hotel Hell" (2.423 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T6).

And finally, repeats of "Arrow" (0.918 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T9) and "Supernatural" (0.704 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T9) on The CW (0.811 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) closed out the night. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Arrow" delivered a 0.2 rating while "Supernatural" posted a 0.2 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," 2.8/7; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 1.8/5; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.6/4.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.9/5; "Late Show," 0.4/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/2.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.0/3 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" (1.2/5 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (0.9/3). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.4/3 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 19 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (9/10/13):

[EDITOR'S NOTE: ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC carried the Presidential Address from 9:00-9:17 PM ET.]

NBC (7.832 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.0, #1) was of course the top draw on Tuesday with its mix of "Million Second Quiz" (5.811 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.5, #3), "NBC News Special/America's Got Talent" (8.167 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.1, #2) and "America's Got Talent" (9.067 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.3, #1).

FOX (4.191 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.3, #2) then claimed the silver with the season finale of "So You Think You Can Dance" (4.307 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T4), "FOX News Special/So You Think You Can Dance" (4.045 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T6) and the conclusion of "So You Think You Can Dance" (4.107 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T4).

Next up was CBS (7.089 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T3) with its lineup of "NCIS" (8.836 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #10), "CBS News Special/NCIS: Los Angeles" (7.482 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T8), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (6.175 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T11), "NCIS: Los Angeles/Person of Interest" (6.258 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T11) and "Person of Interest" (4.950 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T14).

Meanwhile, ABC (3.615 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T3) continued its "Shark Tank" (4.722 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T6) stunt followed by "ABC News Special/The Bachelor's Funniest Moments" (4.335 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T8), "The Bachelor's Funniest Moments" (2.201 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T17), "The Bachelor's Funniest Moments/20/20: Crazy, Stupid Luck" (2.641 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T14) and "20/20: Crazy, Stupid Luck" (3.071 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.8, #13).

And finally, a new "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (1.931 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T14), a repeat "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (1.738 million viewers, #18; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T17) and a new "Capture" (0.991 million viewers, #19; adults 18-49: 0.4, #19) closed out the evening over on The CW (1.412 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #5). In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Line" delivered a 0.8 and a 0.6 rating at 8:00/7:00c and "Capture" a 0.2 rating at 9:00/8:00c.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - Capture
+7.69% - So You Think You Can Dance
0.00% - America's Got Talent
-22.22% - Whose Line Is It Anyway? (vs. 8/27/13)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+133.33% - Whose Line Is It Anyway? (vs. Hart of Dixie (Repeat))
+100.00% - Capture (vs. The Next (Repeat))
+60.00% - 20/20: Crazy, Stupid Luck (vs. Private Practice (Repeat))
-5.35% - America's Got Talent (vs. Go On/The New Normal/Parenthood)
-6.67% - So You Think You Can Dance
-61.54% - Million Second Quiz (vs. The Voice)

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," 2.5/7, delayed by Presidential address; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.5/7; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.8/5, delayed by Presidential address.

·In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 0.8/4, delayed by Presidential address; "Late Show," 0.5/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.7/4, delayed by Presidential address.

·From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline," delayed by the Presidential address, averaged a 1.0/4 in metered-market households and a 0.4/3 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

·From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.3/5 in metered-market households, delayed by Presidential address) tied CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.3/5). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/4 in 18-49, delayed by Presidential address) topped "Late Late Show" (0.3/2).

·At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.8/4 in metered-market households with an encore delayed by Presidential address and a 0.3/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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