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[01/31/15 - 08:35 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Takes Home 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 (1/30/15):

ABC (6.841 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #1) was the network to beat among adults 18-49 with its mix of "Last Man Standing" (7.478 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T4), "Cristela" (5.707 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T9), "Shark Tank" (7.904 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.9, #1) and "20/20" (6.028 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.5, #2).

CBS (10.131 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.4, #2) then was a close second with its trio of "Undercover Boss" (8.139 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T4), "Hawaii Five-0" (10.396 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.4, #3) and "Blue Bloods" (11.860 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T4).

Next up was NBC (4.220 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #3) with originals from "Constantine" (3.306 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.8, #11), "Grimm" (4.832 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T7) and "Dateline NBC" (4.524 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T7).

Meanwhile, FOX (2.468 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #4) served up new episodes from "World's Funniest Fails" (3.057 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T9) and "Glee" (1.879 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.7, #12).

And finally, a new "Hart of Dixie" (1.057 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T13), a repeat "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (0.854 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T13) and a new "Masters of Illusion" (0.889 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T13) closed out the evening on The CW (0.964 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5). In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), said trio posted a 0.5, 0.3 and 0.3 rating, respectively.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+36.36% - 20/20
+10.00% - World's Funniest Fails
0.00% - Hawaii Five-0 (vs. 1/16/15)
0.00% - Last Man Standing (vs. 1/16/15)
0.00% - Grimm
0.00% - Cristela (vs. 1/16/15)
0.00% - Glee
0.00% - Masters of Illusion (vs. 1/16/15)
-7.14% - Blue Bloods (vs. 1/16/15)
-7.14% - Undercover Boss
-7.69% - Dateline NBC
-11.11% - Constantine
-13.64% - Shark Tank (vs. 1/16/15)
-40.00% - Hart of Dixie

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Grimm (vs. Dateline NBC)
0.00% - Cristela (vs. The Neighbors)
0.00% - Glee (vs. Enlisted/Raising Hope)
0.00% - Masters of Illusion (vs. Supernatural (Repeat))
0.00% - Dateline NBC
-9.52% - Shark Tank
-11.11% - Constantine (vs. Hollywood Game Night (Repeat))
-11.76% - 20/20
-13.33% - Last Man Standing
-17.65% - Hawaii Five-0
-18.75% - Blue Bloods
-23.53% - Undercover Boss
-25.00% - Hart of Dixie (vs. The Carrie Diaries)
-31.25% - World's Funniest Fails (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," 2.5/6 with an encore telecast; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.5/6 with an encore; 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 Starring Jimmy Fallon," 1.2/5 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.4/2 with an encore; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.8/3 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 0.5/3 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) beat CBS's "Late Late Show" (1.0/3). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.6/3 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 (1/31/14):

ABC (6.137 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.7, #1) was still the demo champ on Friday with its mix of "Last Man Standing" (6.873 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.5, #7), "The Neighbors" (4.326 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.1, #9), "Shark Tank" (7.362 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.1, #1) and "20/20" (5.450 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T2).

CBS (11.047 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.6, #2) then was a competitive second place with originals from "Undercover Boss" (9.228 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T2), "Hawaii Five-0" (11.126 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T2) and "Blue Bloods" (12.788 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T5).

Next up was FOX (4.581 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #3) and its Monday-bound "Bones" (6.814 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T5) followed by new episodes of "Enlisted" (2.793 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.8, #11) and "Raising Hope" (1.903 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.6, #12).

Meanwhile, NBC (5.125 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #4) served up a rebroadcast of "Hollywood Game Night" (3.380 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.9, #10) followed by a new two-hour "Dateline NBC" (5.998 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.2, #8).

And finally, the season finale of "The Carrie Diaries" (0.917 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.4, #13) and a repeat of "Supernatural" (0.769 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.3, #14) closed out the evening on The CW (0.843 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5). In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Carrie" delivered a 0.4 rating at 8:00/7:00c and "Supernatural" a 0.2 rating at 9:00/8:00c.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+33.33% - The Carrie Diaries
+22.22% - The Neighbors
+14.29% - Blue Bloods (vs. 1/17/14)
+13.33% - Hawaii Five-0 (vs. 1/17/14)
+7.14% - Last Man Standing
+6.25% - Undercover Boss (vs. 1/17/14)
-4.55% - Shark Tank
-10.53% - 20/20
-11.11% - Bones
-14.29% - Dateline NBC
-20.00% - Enlisted
-25.00% - Raising Hope

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+60.00% - Bones (vs. Kitchen Nightmares)
+26.32% - Dateline NBC (vs. The 44th Annual NAACP Awards/Dateline NBC)
+15.38% - Last Man Standing
+14.29% - Enlisted (vs. The Following (Repeat))
+13.33% - Hawaii Five-0 (vs. CSI: NY)
+13.33% - 20/20
+10.53% - Shark Tank
+6.67% - Blue Bloods
0.00% - The Carrie Diaries (vs. Nikita)
0.00% - The Neighbors (vs. Malibu Country)
-10.53% - Undercover Boss
-14.29% - Raising Hope (vs. The Following (Repeat))

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," 3.9/9; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.5/6; 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," 1.1/5; "Late Show," 0.5/2; 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 Jimmy Fallon" (2.2/7 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.2/4 with an encore). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.8/5 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.4/2 with an encore).

·At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 1.1/4 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.5/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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