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|Adults 18-34: Rating/Share||2.8/8||1.7/5||1.6/5||2.7/8||1.6/5||0.7/2|
|Total Viewers (million)||7.950||15.301||13.871||6.594||3.841||1.340|
Led by, NBC won the night with adults 18-49 and CBS was tops with total viewers. was down 4% but still easily the night's top program with a 4.5 adults 18-49 rating. Earlier in the night The was up 8% from last week to 2.8 adults 18-49 rating.
At CBS everything was higher, andwas up 9% from last week to a 3.8 adults 18-49 rating. That's 15% higher than last year's season finale. : LA was up 13% from last week to a 3.2 adults 18-49 rating 19% higher than last spring's finale on 5/25/10. The now renewed The was up 25% versus last week and versus last year's finale to a 2.5 adults 18-49 rating.
On Fox,was off 5% versus last week to a 3.5 adults 18-49 rating, though recent trends suggest it will tick up a tenth in the final. was up ten percent from last week to a 2.2 adults 18-49 rating, but without , Breaking In tumbled all the way down to a 1.4 adults 18-49 rating. Fox notes that's 8% better than last week's Traffic Light. Traffic Light is canceled, and sorry Breaking In fans, so is Breaking In.
On ABCFreestyle special at 8p was up 14% from last week's recap to a 2.4 adults 18-49 rating. The results show was up 3% to a 3.5 adults 18-49 rating. 's season finale was up 5% to a 2.2 adults 18-49 rating.
The series finale ofscored a 0.5 adults 18-49 rating.
Late-night ratings are below the primetime data.
Broadcast primetime ratings for Tuesday, May 10, 2011:
|Time||Net||Show||18-49 Rating/Sh||Viewers (Millions)|
|NBC||The Biggest Loser||2.8/8||6.99|
|9:00||ABC||Dancing with the Stars Results||3.5/9||17.72|
|CBS||: Los Angeles (Season Finale)||3.2/8||15.37|
|NBC||The Biggest Loser||3.1/8||7.57|
|9:30||FOX||Breaking In (Season Finale)||1.4/3||3.32|
via NBC press note:
In Late-Night Metered Markets Tuesday night:
• In Nielsen's 56 metered markets, household results were: "The with Jay Leno," 3.0/7; CBS's " with David Letterman," 2.7/7; and ABC's combo of " ," 3.7/9; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.6/5 with an encore.
• In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: “Thewith Jay Leno,” 0.9/4; " ," 0.8/3; " ," 1.1/4; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.6/3 with an encore.
• At 12:35 a.m., "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.5/5 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Latewith Craig Ferguson" (1.3/4). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.6/4 in 18-49) topped "Late " (0.4/3).
• At 1:35 a.m.,with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.9/4 with an encore 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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