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[10/14/12 - 09:02 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Puts ABC in Front
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for saturday, october 13, 2012)

Here are the highlights of the eight ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night:

Coverage of the "NASCAR Sprint Cup Series from Charlotte" (4.73 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #1) put ABC (4.73 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.2, #1) in front on Saturday.

CBS (4.17 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T2) then claimed the number two spot with its mix of "NCIS: Los Angeles" (3.72 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.6, #5) and "Hawaii Five-0" (3.90 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T6) plus a new "48 Hours" (4.88 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #2).

Next up was NBC (3.06 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T2) with its all-repeat lineup of "Revolution" (2.26 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T6), "Chicago Fire" (3.16 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4) and "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (3.76 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #3).

And finally, FOX (1.72 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #4) closed out the night with its "College Football: USC at Washington" (1.72 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T6) coverage.

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

"Saturday Night Live," with host Christina Applegate and musical guest Passion Pit (4.6/11 in metered-market households), dominated its time period. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, the "Saturday Night Live" rebroadcast averaged a 2.2 rating, 10 share in adults 18-49. These are "SNL's" top results in the metered-market households and the Local People Meters since September 22.

"Saturday Night Live" was the #1 telecast of the night on ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox in the metered-market households and the Local People Meters, outscoring all primetime programs on those networks.


Here are the highlights of the nine ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (10/15/11):

FOX (7.51 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.1, #1) wrapped its coverage of the "ALCS, Game 6" (7.51 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.1, #1) on top on Saturday.

ABC (5.03 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #2) then took home the silver with its broadcast of the "NASCAR Sprint Cup Series from Charlotte" (5.03 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #2).

Next up was CBS (3.86 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #3) and its mix of "Two and a Half Men" (3.59 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T4), the relocated "How to Be a Gentleman" (2.43 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T6), "CSI: Miami" (3.81 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T6) and "48 Hours Mystery" (4.75 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T4).

And finally, encores of "Harry's Law" (3.11 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.4, #9), "Prime Suspect" (3.62 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.6, #8) and "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (4.79 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #3) on NBC (3.84 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4) rounded out the night.

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

"Saturday Night Live" (4.8/12 in metered-market households), hosted by Anna Faris with musical guest Drake, dominated its time period.

In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Saturday Night Live" averaged a 2.6 rating, 11 share in adults 18-49, tying it the #1 telecast of the night with Fox's coverage of the baseball playoffs and ahead of all other primetime programs on ABC, CBS or NBC.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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