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[01/10/15 - 08:39 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Rides "Shark Tank" Return to Top Demo Spot
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 (1/9/15):

ABC (7.141 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.6, #1) pulled back in front on Friday with the return of new episodes from "Last Man Standing" (8.590 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.6, #2), "Cristela" (6.682 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.3, #7), "Shark Tank" (7.699 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.9, #1) and "20/20" (6.086 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T5).

CBS (10.812 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #2) then was a close second place with originals from "Undercover Boss" (8.516 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T3), "Hawaii Five-0" (11.287 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T3) and "Blue Bloods" (12.633 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T5).

Next up was NBC (3.465 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T3) with a repeat of "Grimm" (2.419 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T11) followed by "Dateline NBC" (5.571 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.1, #8) and "Countdown to the Globes" (2.406 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T11).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.346 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T3) offered up the season premiere of "Glee" (2.436 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.8, #9) and a second hour of "Glee" (2.255 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.7, #10).

And finally, the formal return of "Hart of Dixie" (0.759 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T13), a repeat "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.659 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T13) and a new "Masters of Illusion" (0.655 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.2, #T13) on The CW (0.708 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5) closed out the evening. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), said trio posted a 0.3, 0.2 and 0.2 rating, respectively.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+62.50% - Cristela (vs. 12/12/14)
+45.45% - Last Man Standing (vs. 12/12/14)
+27.27% - 20/20
+26.67% - Shark Tank (vs. 12/12/14)
+7.14% - Hawaii Five-0
+7.14% - Undercover Boss
0.00% - Blue Bloods
0.00% - Dateline NBC (vs. 12/26/14)
-33.33% - Masters of Illusion (vs. 9/26/14)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+66.67% - Undercover Boss (vs. Intelligence (Repeat))
+18.18% - Cristela (vs. The Neighbors)
+6.67% - Last Man Standing
0.00% - Hawaii Five-0
0.00% - Masters of Illusion (vs. Supernatural (Repeat))
-6.67% - Blue Bloods
-6.67% - Glee - 9:00 (vs. Raising Hope/Enlisted)
-9.52% - Shark Tank
-15.38% - Dateline NBC (vs. Grimm)
-17.65% - 20/20
-33.33% - Hart of Dixie (vs. The Carrie Diaries)
-37.50% - Countdown to the Globes (vs. Dracula)
-46.67% - Glee - 8:00 (vs. Bones)

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," 2.7/6; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.3/5; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.1/5 with an encore.

·In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 1.2/5; "Late Show," 0.4/1; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.7/3 with an encore.

·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" (1.2/4 in metered-market households with an encore) tied CBS's "Late Late Show " (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 0.7/3 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 15 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (1/10/14):

ABC (6.688 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.7, #1) lead the demo race on Friday with the return of "Last Man Standing" (7.173 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T3), "The Neighbors" (4.909 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.1, #8), "Shark Tank" (7.305 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.1, #1) and "20/20" (6.718 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.7, #2).

CBS (9.326 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #2) then was the most-watched network thanks to a rebroadcast of "Intelligence" (5.046 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.9, #9) followed by new episodes of "Hawaii Five-0" (10.442 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T3) and "Blue Bloods" (12.490 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T3).

Next up was FOX (4.660 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #3) with new episodes of "Bones" (6.788 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T3) and "Raising Hope" (2.679 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T10) plus the premiere of "Enlisted" (2.386 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.7, #13).

Meanwhile, NBC (3.809 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4) served up the special "Going for Gold" (3.606 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T10) alongside new episodes of "Grimm" (5.228 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.3, #7) and "Dracula" (2.591 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T10).

And finally, a new "The Carrie Diaries" (0.837 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.3, #14) and a repeat "Supernatural" (0.470 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.2, #15) closed out the evening on The CW (0.653 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.2, #5). In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Carrie" delivered a 0.4 rating at 8:00/7:00c and "Supernatural" a 0.1 rating at 9:00/8:00c.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+25.00% - Blue Bloods (vs. 12/13/13)
+25.00% - Hawaii Five-0 (vs. 12/13/13)
+25.00% - Last Man Standing (vs. 12/13/13)
+22.22% - The Neighbors (vs. 12/13/13)
+14.29% - Raising Hope (vs. 12/13/13)
+13.33% - 20/20
+5.00% - Shark Tank (vs. 12/13/13)
-6.25% - Bones (vs. 12/6/13)
-7.14% - Grimm
-11.11% - Dracula
-25.00% - The Carrie Diaries

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+50.00% - Bones (vs. Kitchen Nightmares (Repeat))
+13.33% - 20/20
+5.00% - Shark Tank
0.00% - Last Man Standing
0.00% - Raising Hope (vs. Fringe)
0.00% - The Carrie Diaries (vs. Nikita (Repeat))
-5.88% - Going for Gold (vs. 1600 Penn (Repeats))
-6.25% - Blue Bloods
-6.25% - Hawaii Five-0 (vs. CSI: NY)
-7.14% - Grimm (vs. Dateline NBC)
-12.50% - Enlisted (vs. Fringe)
-21.43% - The Neighbors (vs. Malibu Country)
-42.86% - Dracula (vs. Dateline NBC)

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," 2.8/6; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.5/6; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.2/5 with an encore.

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

·From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.5/4 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 Jimmy Fallon" (1.6/5 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 0.9/3 in metered-market households 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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