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[10/04/14 - 08:50 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Shark Tank" Paves the Way for ABC Demo Victory
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 (10/3/14):

ABC (6.154 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.4, #1) was the top demo draw on Friday thanks to the return of "Last Man Standing" (6.585 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T3), a second "Last Man Standing" (6.699 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T3) and new episodes of "Shark Tank" (7.071 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.8, #1) and "20/20" (4.749 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T3).

The silver then went to CBS (8.850 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #2) with week two of "The Amazing Race" (6.157 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T3), "Hawaii Five-0" (9.711 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.3, #2) and "Blue Bloods" (10.682 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T3).

Next up was NBC (4.789 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #3) with encores of "Bad Judge" (4.030 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T9), "A to Z" (3.033 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T9) and a two-hour "Dateline NBC" (5.418 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.1, #8).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.763 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #4) offered up a new "Utopia" (1.752 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T11) and a rebroadcast of "Gotham" (1.775 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T11).

And finally, The CW (1.159 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5) closed out the evening with its fall lineup of "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (1.276 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T13), another "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (1.086 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.3, #15) and "America's Next Top Model" (1.137 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T13). In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), said trio posted a 0.3, 0.3 and 0.7 rating, respectively.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+9.09% - The Amazing Race
0.00% - Hawaii Five-0
0.00% - Blue Bloods
0.00% - America's Next Top Model (vs. 9/22/14)
-10.00% - Shark Tank
-14.29% - Utopia
-21.43% - Dateline NBC
-25.00% - 20/20
-33.33% - Whose Line Is It Anyway? (vs. 8/18/14)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):

+33.33% - Whose Line Is It Anyway? (vs. The Originals (Repeat))
+20.00% - Last Man Standing - 8:30 (vs. The Neighbors)
0.00% - America's Next Top Model
0.00% - Shark Tank
-8.33% - Dateline NBC
-13.33% - Hawaii Five-0
-14.29% - Last Man Standing - 8:00
-14.29% - The Amazing Race (vs. Undercover Boss)
-14.29% - Blue Bloods
-25.00% - 20/20
-53.85% - Utopia (vs. MasterChef Junior)

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," 3.2/8; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.3/5; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.9/5.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 1.2/6; "Late Show," 0.5/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.6/3.

· 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 Seth Meyers" (1.5/5 in metered-market households with an encore) beat CBS's first-run "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.1/4). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.6/4 in 18-49 with an encore) topped "Late Late Show" (0.3/2).

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.9/4 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.4/3 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 (10/4/13):

ABC (5.797 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #1) led the demo race on Friday with its mix of "Last Man Standing" (6.223 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T4), "The Neighbors" (4.157 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.0, #10), "Shark Tank" (6.347 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.8, #1) and "20/20" (5.855 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.6, #2).

CBS (9.427 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.4, #2) then was the most-watched network with its lineup of "Undercover Boss" (7.632 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T4), "Hawaii Five-0" (9.556 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #3) and "Blue Bloods" (11.093 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T4).

Next up was NBC (4.866 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #3) with encores of "The Michael J. Fox Show" (3.288 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T11) and "Sean Saves the World" (3.253 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T11) followed by a new "Dateline NBC" (5.774 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T8) and the special "Elizabeth's Story: A Meredith Vieira Special" (5.552 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T8).

Meanwhile, FOX (3.075 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #4) served up a new "MasterChef Junior" (3.917 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.3, #7) and a rebroadcast of "Sleepy Hollow" (2.234 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.7, #13).

And finally, an encore of "The Originals" (1.013 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.3, #15) and a new "America's Next Top Model" (1.096 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.4, #14) rounded out the night on The CW (1.054 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5). In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Originals" delivered a 0.3 rating at 8:00/7:00c and "Top Model" a 0.6 rating at 9:00/8:00c.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+23.08% - 20/20
+16.67% - Last Man Standing
0.00% - Hawaii Five-0
0.00% - The Neighbors
0.00% - America's Next Top Model
-5.26% - Shark Tank
-6.67% - Undercover Boss
-7.69% - Dateline NBC
-17.65% - Blue Bloods
-18.75% - MasterChef Junior

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+100.00% - America's Next Top Model (vs. Hart of Dixie (Repeat))
+87.50% - Hawaii Five-0 (vs. Made in Jersey)
+33.33% - 20/20
+30.00% - MasterChef Junior (vs. The X Factor (Repeat))
+28.57% - Shark Tank (vs. Primetime: Who Do You Think You Are?)
+16.67% - Undercover Boss (vs. CSI: NY)
+16.67% - Blue Bloods
-7.69% - Elizabeth's Story: A Meredith Vieira Special (vs. Dateline NBC)
-17.65% - Last Man Standing (vs. Shark Tank)
-25.00% - Dateline NBC (vs. Grimm)
-41.18% - The Neighbors (vs. Shark Tank)

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," 2.7/7; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.7/7; 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," 0.8/4; "Late Show," 0.5/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.8/4 with an encore.

· 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" (1.4/5 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.3/4). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/3 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.3/2).

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.8/3 in metered-market households with an encore 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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