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Updated TV Ratings: NBC's 'Got Talent' Tops All-Star Talent; New Lows for '101 Ways' & 'Combat Hospital'

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July 13th, 2011

Scoreboard FOX NBC ABC Uni CBS CW
Adults 18-49: Rating/Share ** 3.1/9 1.4/4   1.3/4 0.2/1
Adults 18-34: Rating/Share **          
Total Viewers (million) ** 11.533 4.555   7.332 .637

Due to the nature of live sports programming the ratings for FOX (MLB All-Star Game) are approximate and subject to more than the typical adjustments in the final numbers. See below for more information on these Fast Affiliate Ratings.

Update: The All-Star Game averaged 11 million viewers, down 9% from last year. It scored a 3.1 adults 18-49 rating from 8:34 to 11:28p.

America's Got Talent was up 18% versus last year when it also ran against the MLB All-Star Game

Both 101 Ways to Leave a Game Show and Combat Hospital hit season/series low having to go up against both the All-Star Game and America's Got Talent.

 

Late-night ratings are below the primetime data.

Broadcast primetime ratings for Tuesday, July 12, 2011:

note, Fox was national between 10-11p, the numbers (which will be adjusted anyway)  for the 10p hour for Fox are not in the table below but it looks like Fox did around a 3.0 A18-49 rating in the non-timezone adjusted numbers).

Time Net Show 18-49 Rating Viewers (Millions)
8:00 FOX MLB All-Star Game 2.6/9 9.55
NBC America's Got Talent (R) 1.7/6 7.10
ABC Wipeout (R) 1.7/6 5.40
CBS NCIS (R) 1.5/5 8.66
CW One Tree Hill (R) 0.3/1 0.71
9:00 NBC America's Got Talent 3.8/11 13.55
FOX MLB All-Star Game 3.1/9 10.62
ABC 101 Ways to Leave a Game Show 1.6/5 4.55
CBS NCIS: Los Angeles (R) 1.3/4 7.38
CW Hellcats (R) 0.2/1 0.56
10:00 NBC America's Got Talent 3.9/11 13.95
CBS 48 Hours Mystery 1.2/3 5.96
ABC Combat Hospital 0.8/2 3.71

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via NBC press note:

In Late-Night Metered Markets Tuesday night:

• In Nielsen's 56 metered markets, household results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 3.2/8; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.5//6; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 2.8/6; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.1/3 with an encore.

• In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” 1.2/5; "Late Show," 0.6/3; "Nightline," 0.7/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/2 with an encore.

• At 12:35 a.m., "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.5/5 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.3/4). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.7/4 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.4/2).

• At 1:35 a.m., Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.9/4 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.4/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

NOTE: All national ratings are "live plus same day" from Nielsen Media Research unless otherwise indicated.

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Definitions:

Fast Affiliate Ratings: These first national ratings, including demographics, are available at approximately 11 AM (ET) the day after telecast, and are released to subscribing customers daily. These data, from the National People Meter sample, are strictly time-period information, based on the normal broadcast network feed, and include all programming on the affiliated stations, sometimes including network programming, sometimes not. The figures may include stations that did not air the entire network feed, as well as local news breaks or cutaways for local coverage or other programming. Fast Affiliate ratings are not as useful for live programs and are likely to differ significantly from the final results, because the data reflect normal broadcast feed patterns. For example, with a World Series game, Fast Affiliate Ratings would include whatever aired from 8-11PM on affiliates in the Pacific Time Zone, following the live football game, but not game coverage that begins at 5PM PT. The same would be true of Presidential debates as well as live award shows and breaking news reports.

Rating: Estimated percentage of the universe of TV households (or other specified group) tuned to a program in the average minute. Ratings are expressed as a percent.

Share (of Audience): The percent of households (or persons) using television who are tuned to a specific program, station or network in a specific area at a specific time. (See also, Rating, which represents tuning or viewing as a percent of the entire population being measured.)

Time Shifted Viewing – Program ratings for national sources are produced in three streams of data – Live, Live+Same Day (Live+SD) and Live+7 Day. Time shifted figures account for incremental viewing that takes place with DVRs. Live+Same Day (Live+SD) include viewing during the same broadcast day as the original telecast, with a cut-off of 3:00AM local time when meters transmit daily viewing to Nielsen for processing. Live+7 Day ratings include incremental viewing that takes place during the 7 days following a telecast.

For more information see Numbers 101 and Numbers 102.

 
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