|Rating/Share: Adults 18-49||4.4/13||2.1/6||1.8/5||1.3/4||1.1/3||0.9/3|
|Rating/Share: Adults 18-34||2.9/10||2.2/7||1.0/3||1.4/5||0.7/2||0.9/3|
|Total Viewers (million)||15.358||4.493||8.546||3.207||3.774||2.297|
On the eve of Good Friday (and Earth Day) ABC and CBS were in repeats. Of course Fox would've easily won the night regardless with an hour of probably doesn't have a lot to do with the ratings. was down 13% from last week and was down 9%, but look for Idol to be adjusted up a couple of tenths in the final numbers and to be adjusted down due to the overrun.that scored a 5.6/18 adults 18-49 and an hour of that featured a backdoor pilot for " ," that garnered a 3.2 adults 18-49 rating. I speculate whether " " is a keeper
Like Fox, NBC ran a night of originals.averaged a 1.5 adults 18-49 up a tenth versus lastversus last week. The Paul Reiser Show scored an even more miserable than its premiere 0.9 rating with a adults 18-49. More Will Ferrell on The but it was down hard, dropping 0.7 from last week's 4.0 adults 18-49 rating all the way down to a 3.3 rating. Parks and Recreation was even with last week with a 2.5 adults 18-49 rating. The two-part 100th episode of averaged a 2.2 adults 18-49 rating for the hour, even last week's 30 minute episodes
CW also ran originals.was down 0.2 versus last week with a 1.1 adults 18-49 rating. was even with another 0.8 adults 18-49 rating.
Late-night results are below the primetime data.
Overnight ratings for Thursday, April 21, 2011:
|Time||Net||Show||18-49 Rating/Sh||Viewers (Millions)|
|8:30||CBS||Rules of Engagement (R)||1.5/5||5.51|
|NBC||The Paul Reiser Show||0.9/3||2.54|
|9:30||NBC||Parks & Recreation||2.5/7||5.09|
Via NBC press note:
In Late-Night Metered Markets Thursday night:
• In Nielsen's 56 metered markets (themarket is delayed), household results were: "The with Jay Leno," 2.0/5 with an encore telecast delayed by a preview of " "; CBS's " with David Letterman," 2.6/6 with an encore; and ABC's combo of " ," 2.7/6; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.3/4.
• In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: “Thewith Jay Leno,” 0.9/4 with an encore delayed by "Voice" preview; " ," 0.6/3 with an encore; " ," 0.7/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/2.
• At 12:35 a.m., "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.2/4 in metered-market households with an encore delayed by "Voice" preview) trailed CBS's on-time first-run "Latewith Craig Ferguson" (1.5/5). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/2 in 18-49 with an encore delayed by "Voice" preview) topped "Late " (0.4/2).
• At 1:35 a.m.,with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.7/3 with an encore delayed by "Voice" preview in metered-market households and a 0.4/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.
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