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[11/01/14 - 08:37 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Reclaims Demo Crown with "Shark Tank"
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 (10/31/14):

ABC (6.576 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #1) was back in front among demos thanks to new episodes of "Last Man Standing" (6.549 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.2, #4), "Cristela" (5.417 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.0, #9), "Shark Tank" (7.622 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.0, #1) and "20/20" (6.123 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.4, #2).

CBS (8.864 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T2) then was the most-watched network with originals from "The Amazing Race" (5.938 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T5), "Hawaii Five-0" (9.468 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T5) and "Blue Bloods" (11.187 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T5).

Next up was NBC (4.977 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T2) and week two of its lineup of "Dateline NBC" (7.262 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.3, #3), "Grimm" (4.545 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T5) and "Constantine" (3.124 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.9, #10).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.394 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.4, #4) served up a new "Utopia" (1.564 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.5, #11) and a repeat "Gotham" (1.225 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T14).

And finally, repeats of "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (1.128 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T12) and another "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (1.161 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T12) led into a new "America's Next Top Model" (0.812 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T14) on The CW (0.978 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5). In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), said trio posted a 0.2, 0.3 and 0.4 rating, respectively.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+18.18% - Dateline NBC
+11.11% - Shark Tank
+10.00% - The Amazing Race
+9.09% - Last Man Standing
0.00% - Hawaii Five-0
0.00% - Cristela
0.00% - America's Next Top Model
-6.67% - 20/20
-15.38% - Blue Bloods
-26.67% - Grimm
-28.57% - Utopia (vs. 10/17/31)
-35.71% - Constantine

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+85.71% - Dateline NBC (vs. Why We (Heart) Vampires)
+5.26% - Shark Tank
0.00% - Cristela (vs. The Neighbors)
-6.67% - 20/20
-14.29% - Last Man Standing
-15.38% - Hawaii Five-0
-15.38% - Blue Bloods
-21.43% - The Amazing Race (vs. Undercover Boss)
-25.00% - America's Next Top Model
-26.67% - Grimm
-30.77% - Constantine (vs. Dracula)
-61.54% - 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," 2.8/7; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.4/6; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.4/6.

·In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 1.0/5; "Late Show," 0.4/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.7/3.

·From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.5/5 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" (1.4/4 in metered-market households with an encore) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.2/4). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/3 in 18-49 with an encore) topped "Late Late Show" (0.2/1).

·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.


Here are the highlights of the 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (11/1/13):

ABC (6.722 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #1) was back in front on Friday with new episodes of "Last Man Standing" (6.216 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T4), "The Neighbors" (4.587 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.0, #10), "Shark Tank" (7.113 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.9, #1) and "20/20" (7.650 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T2).

CBS (9.745 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #2) then took home the silver with its original lineup of "Undercover Boss" (8.947 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T4), "Hawaii Five-0" (9.603 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T6) and "Blue Bloods" (10.687 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T6).

Next up was NBC (3.665 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #3) with the special "Why We (Heart) Vampires" (2.614 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.7, #11) followed by week two of "Grimm" (4.947 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T2) and "Dracula" (3.436 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T6).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.849 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4) served up the penultimate week of "MasterChef Junior" (3.879 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T6) alongside a repeat of "Sleepy Hollow" (1.819 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.5, #12).

And finally, new episodes of "The Carrie Diaries" (0.942 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.3, #14) and "America's Next Top Model" (0.991 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.4, #13) on The CW (0.966 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5) closed out the night. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Carrie" delivered a 0.6 rating at 8:00/7:00c and "Model" a 0.6 rating at 9:00/8:00c.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+7.69% - Last Man Standing (vs. 10/19/13)
0.00% - 20/20
0.00% - America's Next Top Model (vs. 10/19/13)
0.00% - Blue Bloods
0.00% - The Neighbors (vs. 10/19/13)
0.00% - The Carrie Diaries
-5.00% - Shark Tank
-7.14% - Hawaii Five-0
-7.14% - MasterChef Junior
-12.50% - Undercover Boss
-16.67% - Grimm
-27.78% - Dracula

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+30.00% - MasterChef Junior (vs. Kitchen Nightmares)
+18.18% - Dracula (vs. Dateline NBC)
0.00% - America's Next Top Model (vs. Nikita)
0.00% - 20/20
0.00% - Blue Bloods
-6.67% - Undercover Boss
-13.33% - Hawaii Five-0 (vs. CSI: NY)
-16.67% - Grimm
-17.39% - Shark Tank
-25.00% - The Carrie Diaries (vs. America's Next Top Model)
-26.32% - Last Man Standing
-53.33% - Why We (Heart) Vampires (vs. Hurricane Sandy: Coming Together)
-54.55% - The Neighbors (vs. Malibu Country)

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," 2.4/6; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.7/7; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.3/6 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," 0.6/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.8/4 with an encore.

·From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.5/5 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" (1.5/5 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.2/4). 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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