|Adults 18-34: Rating/Share||2.1/6||1.1/6||1.1/3||1.5/4||0.8/2||0.4/1|
|Total Viewers (million)||12.019||7.083||5.706||3.348||4.286||1.362|
Paced by an almost all-new lineup of its comedies and, CBS easily won the night with adults 18-49 and total viewers, but with on the bench for the week and NBC much stronger from 8-10p, all other shows posted declines versus last week. led at 8pm with a 4.1 rating -- its season/series low and down 9% from last week's . With a repeat of at 8:30p as its lead-in was down 10% at 9pm to a 4.6 adults 18-49 rating, a season low. Both Mike & and were down 7% versus last week.
After a five year hiatus, NBC'sreturned with a very nice debut with a 3.4 adults 18-49 rating between 8-10pm, its best Monday 8-10p performance with regular programming in a while. The 8-9p hour was its best since last December 13 (' ') and 9pm was the best since September 20, 2010 (the premiere of ' '). with Brian Williams rose to a 1.1 adults 18-49 rating, up 22% from last week.
Fox'sdropped a tenth of a point with adults 18-49 to a 2.1 rating, matching its season/series low. A repeat drew a 1.4 adults 18-49 rating.
ABC'sfell another 10% to a series low 0.9 adults 18-49 rating.
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Late-night results are below the primetime data.
Broadcast primetime ratings for Monday, December 12, 2011:
|Time||Net||Show||18-49 Rating||Viewers (Millions)|
|ABC||I Want a Dog for Christmas, Charlie Brown (R)||1.4/4||5.29|
|NBC||with Brian Williams||1.1/3||4.04|
via NBC press notes:
In Late-Night Metered Markets Monday night:
- In Nielsen's 56 metered markets, household results were: "Thewith Jay Leno," 2.8/7; CBS's " with David Letterman," 2.7/7; and ABC's combo of " ," 3.0/7; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.5/4.
- In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: “Thewith Jay Leno,” 1.0/4; " ," 0.8/3; " ," 1.0/4; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.6/3.
- At 12:35 a.m., "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.4/5 in metered-market households with an encore) tied CBS's first-run "Latewith Craig Ferguson" (1.4/5). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.6/4 in 18-49 with an encore) topped "Late " (0.4/3).
- At 1:35 a.m., "with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.8/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.4/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.
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