|/Share: Adults 18-49||4.8/14||2.7/7||2.4/7||1.9/5||1.5/4||1.0/3|
|Rating/Share: Adults 18-34||3.4/11||1.6/5||1.9/6||2.1/7||1.4/5||1.1/4|
|Total Viewers (million)||16.278||11.497||7.351||3.863||3.672||2.364|
Of course Fox dominated the adults 18-49 ratings on Thursday night as's 6.2 adults 18-49 rating was down a tenth vs. last week (recent adjustments would indicate that is likely to rise in the final ratings). At 9pm ' 3.3 adults 18-49 rating was up a tenth from last week.
The season finale of NBC'sdrew a 1.4 adults 18-49 rating, down a tenth (7%) from last week, tieing a series low. Following a repeat, a new episode of The scored a 3.2 rating, down 9% vs. last week, tieing a season low. At 9:30, the first of two Parks & Recreation was down a tenth (4%) vs. last week to a 2.4 rating, while the second at 10pm notched a 2.0 rating. The finale 1.5 rating was even with last week.
On CBS,'s 3.2 adults 18-49 rating was even with last week's season low, and 's 2.3 rating was up a tenth (5%). The season finale nabbed a 2.6 rating, up 13% vs. last week, but still its lowest rated season finale. At 10pm, The 's 2.6 rating was down a tenth (4%) vs. last week.
ABC's1.7 adults 18-49 rating was up 21% vs. last week. At 9pm, 's fell 9% vs. last week to a series low 3.2 rating. 's 2.3 rating was the same as last week's.
It was season finale Thursday on the CW, where Thematched last week's 1.3 adults 18-49 rating, and 's 0.7 adults 18-49 rating was down a tenth of a point.
Late-night results are below the primetime data.
Overnight ratings for Thursday, May 12, 2011:
|Time||Net||Show||18-49 Rating||18-49 Share||Viewers Live+SD (million)|
|CBS||: CRIME SCENE INVESTI||2.5||7||11.227|
|CBS||: CRIME SCENE INVESTI||2.6||7||11.753|
|NBC||PARKS AND RECREATION||2.4||6||4.548|
|NBC||PARKS AND RECREATION||2.0||5||3.571|
Via NBC press note:
In Late-Night Metered Markets Thursday night:
In Nielsen's 56 metered markets, household results were: "Thewith Jay Leno," 2.7/7; CBS's " with David Letterman," 3.0/8; and ABC's combo of " ," 3.3/8; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.5/5.
In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: “Thewith Jay Leno,” 1.0/5; " ," 0.8/4; " ," 1.2/5; 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 "Latewith Craig Ferguson" (1.5/5). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.6/4 in 18-49) topped "Late " (0.5/3).
At 1:35 a.m.,with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.8/3 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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