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[10/15/14 - 08:36 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "The Voice" Lead Adults 18-49 Race
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 17 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (10/14/14):

NBC (8.677 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.4, #1) was the demo champ on Tuesday thanks to a new "The Voice" (11.892 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.3, #1) followed by the premieres of "Marry Me" (7.764 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.3, #3) and "About a Boy" (6.162 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.8, #6) plus a new "Chicago Fire" (7.178 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.0, #5).

CBS (14.239 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.1, #2) then claimed a silver medal with its mix of "NCIS" (17.086 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.5, #2), "NCIS: New Orleans" (15.902 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.2, #4) and "Person of Interest" (9.731 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.5, #9).

Next up was The CW (3.159 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.3, #3) with week two of "The Flash" (4.119 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T7) and "Supernatural" (2.199 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T12). In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "The Flash" posted a 1.0 rating while "Supernatural" delivered a 1.0 rating.

Meanwhile, ABC (4.179 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #4) served up originals from "Selfie" (3.515 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T12), "Manhattan Love Story" (2.956 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.9, #15), "Marvel's Agents of SHIELD" (4.624 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T7) and "Forever" (4.678 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.1, #11).

And finally, repeats of "The Simpsons" (1.965 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.8, #16) and "Bob's Burgers" (1.530 million viewers, #17; adults 18-49: 0.7, #17) led into new episodes of "New Girl" (2.262 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.2, #10) and "The Mindy Project" (2.212 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T12) on FOX (1.992 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.9, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+37.50% - The Voice
0.00% - Marvel's Agents of SHIELD
0.00% - The Mindy Project
0.00% - Manhattan Love Story
-3.85% - NCIS
-4.35% - NCIS: New Orleans
-4.76% - Chicago Fire
-6.25% - Person of Interest
-7.69% - New Girl
-9.09% - Selfie
-11.11% - The Flash
-15.38% - Forever
-16.67% - Supernatural

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+57.14% - Forever (vs. Scandal (Repeat))
+50.00% - The Voice (vs. The Biggest Loser 15)
+45.45% - The Flash (vs. The Originals)
+10.34% - Marvel's Agents of SHIELD (vs. The Goldbergs/Trophy Wife)
-9.09% - Supernatural
-15.38% - NCIS: New Orleans (vs. NCIS: Los Angeles)
-16.67% - NCIS
-16.67% - Chicago Fire
-28.57% - The Mindy Project
-28.57% - Person of Interest
-33.33% - New Girl
-41.03% - Marry Me (vs. The Voice)
-53.85% - About a Boy (vs. The Voice)
-62.96% - Selfie (vs. Marvel's Agents of SHIELD)
-66.67% - Manhattan Love Story (vs. Marvel's Agents of SHIELD)

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," 2.8/7; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.4/6; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.9/5.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 1.0/5; "Late Show," 0.4/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/2.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.3/4 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" (1.5/5 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" (0.6/4 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.2/2).

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


Here are the highlights of the 16 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (10/15/13):

NBC (9.314 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.8, #1) held onto the demo crown on Tuesday with the debut of "The Biggest Loser 15" (7.003 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 2.2, #6) followed by new episodes of "The Voice" (12.690 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 3.9, #1) and "Chicago Fire" (8.250 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.4, #5).

CBS (15.175 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.6, #2) then was a close second place with originals from "NCIS" (18.426 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 3.0, #2), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (14.675 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 2.6, #4) and "Person of Interest" (12.424 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 2.1, #7).

Next up was ABC (5.010 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.6, #3) with new episodes of "Marvel's Agents of SHIELD" (7.681 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 2.7, #3), "The Goldbergs" (5.084 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.6, #9) and "Trophy Wife" (4.070 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.3, #13) followed by a repeat of "Scandal" (2.773 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.7, #16).

Meanwhile, FOX (3.281 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.5, #4) served up its comedy lineup of "Dads" (3.400 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T11), "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" (3.408 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.5, #10), "New Girl" (3.483 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.8, #8) and "The Mindy Project" (2.833 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 1.4, #T11).

And finally, fresh installments of "The Originals" (2.198 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T14) and "Supernatural" (2.314 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T14) on The CW (2.256 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.1, #5) closed out the night. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Originals" delivered a 1.5 rating while "Supernatural" posted a 1.3 rating.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+34.48% - The Voice
+22.22% - The Originals
+11.11% - NCIS
+9.09% - Chicago Fire
+7.69% - Dads
+5.00% - Person of Interest
0.00% - NCIS: Los Angeles
0.00% - Brooklyn Nine-Nine
0.00% - The Mindy Project
-3.57% - Marvel's Agents of SHIELD
-7.14% - Trophy Wife
-8.33% - Supernatural
-14.29% - New Girl
-20.00% - The Goldbergs

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+120.00% - Supernatural (vs. Emily Owens, MD)
+114.29% - NCIS (vs. NCIS: Los Angeles (Repeat))
+83.33% - The Originals (vs. Hart of Dixie)
+28.57% - Marvel's Agents of SHIELD (vs. Dancing with the Stars)
+25.00% - Brooklyn Nine-Nine (vs. Ben & Kate)
+13.04% - NCIS: Los Angeles (vs. CBS News Special)
+5.88% - New Girl (vs. FOX News Special)
0.00% - Person of Interest (vs. CBS News Special/Debate Analysis)
-17.65% - Dads (vs. Raising Hope)
-17.65% - The Mindy Project (vs. FOX News Special)
-22.00% - The Voice (vs. NBC News Special)
-44.83% - The Goldbergs (vs. ABC News Special)
-46.67% - Chicago Fire (vs. NBC News Special/Debate Analysis)
-52.17% - The Biggest Loser 15 (vs. The Voice)
-55.17% - Trophy Wife (vs. ABC News Special)

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," 2.7/7 with an encore telecast; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.7/7; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.0/5.

·In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 0.9/5 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.6/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.8/4.

·From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.2/4 in metered-market households and a 0.4/3 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

·From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.3/5 in metered-market households with an encore) tied CBS's original "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.3/5). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/4 in 18-49 with an encore) topped "Late Late Show" (0.3/2).

·At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.8/4 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.3/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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