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[11/06/12 - 08:36 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Remains on Top with "Voice," "Revolution"
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for monday, november 5, 2012)

Here are the highlights of the 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night:

[EDITOR'S NOTE: Due to local market NFL preemptions, Fast Nationals for NBC are approximate.]

NBC (10.71 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 4.0, #1) was still the network to beat on Monday with new episodes of "The Voice" (12.19 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 4.5, #1) and "Revolution" (7.74 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.9, #3).

CBS (7.61 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.5, #2) then claimed the silver with the return of "How I Met Your Mother" (7.19 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 2.8, #T4), "Partners" (5.81 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 2.1, #T6), "2 Broke Girls" (9.15 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 3.3, #2), "Mike & Molly" (8.79 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.8, #T4) and "Hawaii Five-0" (7.35 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 2.0, #T8) after a two-week break.

Next up was ABC (12.26 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.0, #3) with its top-watched lineup of "Dancing with the Stars" (13.35 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.1, #T6) and "Castle" (10.06 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.9, #10).

Meanwhile, FOX (5.35 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.5, #4) offered up the post-baseball returns of "Bones" (7.29 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 2.0, #T8) and "The Mob Doctor" (3.41 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.0, #11).

And finally, new episodes from "90210" (0.89 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #12) and "Gossip Girl" (0.65 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #13) on The CW (0.77 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5) closed out the night. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "90210" delivered a 0.6 rating while "Gossip Girl" posted a 0.7 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+11.11% - The Mob Doctor (vs. 10/8/12)
0.00% - 2 Broke Girls (vs. 10/15/12)
0.00% - Partners (vs. 10/15/12)
0.00% - Hawaii Five-0 (vs. 10/15/12)
0.00% - Bones (vs. 10/8/12)
0.00% - 90210 (vs. 10/22/12)
-6.45% - Revolution
-6.67% - Mike & Molly (vs. 10/15/12)
-10.00% - The Voice
-12.50% - How I Met Your Mother (vs. 10/15/12)
-22.22% - Dancing with the Stars
-25.00% - Gossip Girl (vs. 10/22/12)
-29.63% - Castle

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+221.43% - The Voice (vs. The Sing-Off)
+190.00% - Revolution (vs. Rock Center With Brian Williams)
-23.08% - Bones (vs. Terra Nova)
-24.00% - Castle
-33.33% - 90210 (vs. Gossip Girl)
-33.33% - Hawaii Five-0
-33.33% - Mike & Molly
-35.29% - 2 Broke Girls (vs. Two and a Half Men)
-36.36% - Dancing with the Stars
-36.36% - How I Met Your Mother
-50.00% - Gossip Girl (vs. Hart of Dixie)
-53.33% - Partners (vs. 2 Broke Girls)
-62.96% - The Mob Doctor (vs. House)

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," 2.9/8; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.1/6; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 2.9/7; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.5/5.

* In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 1.0/5; "Late Show," 0.6/3; "Nightline," 0.9/4; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.6/3.

* At 12:35 a.m., "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.4/5 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" (0.4/3 in 18-49) tied "Late Late Show" (0.4/3).

* At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.9/4 in metered-market households and a 0.3/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.


Here are the highlights of the 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (11/7/11):

CBS (11.35 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 4.0, #1) was the network to beat among adults 18-49 on Monday with its usual mix of "How I Met Your Mother" (10.36 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 4.4, #3), "2 Broke Girls" (11.34 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 4.5, #2), "Two and a Half Men" (14.52 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 5.1, #1), "Mike & Molly" (11.99 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 4.2, #4) and "Hawaii Five-0" (9.95 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 3.0, #6).

ABC (15.77 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.1, #2) then was the most-watched network with new episodes of "Dancing With the Stars" (18.02 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.3, #5) and "Castle" (11.27 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.5, #9).

Next up was FOX (7.61 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 2.7, #3) which saw upticks from "Terra Nova" (7.67 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 2.6, #8) and "House" (7.54 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 2.7, #7).

Meanwhile, NBC (3.97 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.3, #4) was still out of the hunt with new episodes of "The Sing-Off" (4.20 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.4, #10) and "Rock Center With Brian Williams" (3.51 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.0, #11).

And finally, new episodes of "Gossip Girl" (1.27 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T12) and "Hart of Dixie" (1.39 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.6, #T12) on The CW (1.33 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.6, #5) rounded out the night. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Gossip Girl" delivered a 1.0 rating while "Dixie" posted a 1.1 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+23.81% - Terra Nova
+17.86% - Dancing With the Stars
+10.53% - Mike & Molly
+8.51% - Two and a Half Men
+8.00% - House
+7.32% - How I Met Your Mother
+7.14% - 2 Broke Girls
+3.45% - Hawaii Five-0
0.00% - The Sing-Off
0.00% - Rock Center With Brian Williams
0.00% - Gossip Girl (vs. 10/24/11)
-13.79% - Castle
-25.00% - Hart of Dixie (vs. 10/24/11)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+50.00% - House (vs. Lie to Me)
+45.16% - 2 Broke Girls (vs. Rules of Engagement)
+25.71% - How I Met Your Mother
+15.91% - Two and a Half Men
+13.51% - Mike & Molly
+3.45% - Hawaii Five-0
-10.71% - Castle
-16.67% - Rock Center With Brian Williams (vs. Chase)
-17.65% - The Sing-Off (vs. Decision Points: A Conversation With George W. Bush/The Event)
-21.43% - Dancing With the Stars
-25.00% - Gossip Girl (vs. 90210)
-29.73% - Terra Nova (vs. House)
-33.33% - Hart of Dixie (vs. Gossip Girl)

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," 2.6/7; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 3.4/8; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.9/6.

In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 0.6/3; "Late Show," 0.8/4; "Nightline," 0.9/4; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.6/4.

At 12:35 a.m., "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.3/5 in metered-market households) trailed CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.4/5). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/3 in 18-49) tied "Late Late Show" (0.5/3).

At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.8/4 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.4/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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