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[12/30/14 - 08:56 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Wins the Night in Viewers, Demos
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 (12/29/14):

CBS (6.755 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #1) was the top draw on Monday with its mix of "2 Broke Girls" (6.563 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.3, #3), a new "Mike & Molly" (8.374 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.8, #1), "Scorpion" (6.716 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #4) and "NCIS: Los Angeles" (6.082 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T5).

ABC (4.361 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #2) then claimed the silver with encores of "Happy New Year, Charlie Brown!" (5.435 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.5, #2), "Rudolph's Shiny New Year" (3.544 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T5) and "Castle" (4.106 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.8, #7).

Next up was NBC (3.133 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3) and its marathon lineup of "State of Affairs" (3.847 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.6, #8), another "State of Affairs" (2.996 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T9) and yet another "State of Affairs" (2.558 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T9).

Meanwhile, FOX (1.690 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T3) offered up second runs of "Gotham" (1.881 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T9) and "Sleepy Hollow" (1.499 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T12).

And finally, repeats of "The Originals" (1.171 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.4, #T12) and "Jane the Virgin" (1.051 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.3, #14) closed out the evening over on The CW (1.111 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5). In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), the former delivered a 0.3 rating while the latter posted a 0.2 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+5.88% - Mike & Molly

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+28.57% - Mike & Molly (vs. 2 Broke Girls (Repeat))

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," 2.3/5 with an encore telecast; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 1.9/5 with an encore; 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," 0.9/4 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.4/2 with an encore; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/2 with an encore.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.2/4 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" (1.1/3 in metered-market households with an encore) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.0/3 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 0.6/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.2/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.


Here are the highlights of the 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (12/30/13):

CBS (5.167 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #1) was the network to beat on the penultimate night of 2013 with its mix of "How I Met Your Mother" (4.673 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T3), "2 Broke Girls" (5.233 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.4, #2), "Mike & Molly" (6.295 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #1), "Mom" (5.324 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T3) and "Person of Interest" (4.739 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T10).

ABC (3.801 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T2) then claimed the silver with encores of "Happy New Year, Charlie Brown" (4.060 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T5), "Rudolph's Shiny New Year" (3.333 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T8) and "Castle" (4.010 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T10).

Next up was NBC (3.063 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T2) with repeats of "Hollywood Game Night" (3.290 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.0, #7), another "Hollywood Game Night" (3.074 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T5) and "The Blacklist" (2.826 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T12).

Meanwhile, FOX (3.027 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #4) served up repeats of "Almost Human" (3.407 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T8) and "Sleepy Hollow" (2.648 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T12).

And finally, The CW (1.460 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #5) closed out the evening with a rebroadcast of "iHeart Radio Music Festival, Night 1" (1.460 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.5, #14). In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), the special managed a 0.4 rating.

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

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Source: Nielsen Media Research





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