|Adults 18-34: Rating/Share||2.0/7||1.4/5||1.5/5||1.5/5||1.4/5||0.4/1|
|Total Viewers (million)||11.78||8.83||8.055||3.679||3.173||0.961|
Fox won the night with adults 18-49 paced by which was three tenths higher last week with a 4.2 adults 18-49 rating. was steady vs. last week with a 2.3 adults 18-49 rating.
Despite being almost entirely repeats, CBS was second for the night. Those rooting against another hour of comedy on CBS on Thursday's next season likely feel punched in the gut this morning with a repeat ofat 9pm topping all the original competition on ABC, Fox and NBC during that half hour. CBS's only original on the night was a episode that drew a 2.7 adults 18-49 rating, even with last week when it had an original as its lead-in. The special time slot test of a repeat at 10pm fared pretty well with a 1.8 adults 18-49 rating.
ABC's Missing was down a tenth versus last week with a 1.4 adults 18-49 rating, a season/series low. But's was up a tenth to a 2.9 adults 18-49 rating and was up a tenth with a 2.1 adults 18-49 rating.
On NBC, bothand inched up vs. last week with both drawing a 1.4 adults 18-49 rating. The was down three tenths vs. its last original a month ago to a series low 2.1 adults 18-49 rating. With an original of The as its lead-in, the season finale of was up three tenths vs. last week to a 1.5 adults 18-49 rating. That didn't help Awake any though, it was steady at its series lows with another 0.9 adults 18-49 rating (just half that of the repeat airing opposite of it).
Late-night ratings are below the primetime data.
Overnight ratings for Thursday, April 12, 2012:
|Time||Net||Show||18-49 Rating/Sh||Viewers (Millions)|
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Via NBC press notes:
In Late-Night Metered Markets Thursday night:
- In Nielsen's 56 metered markets, household results were: "Thewith Jay Leno," 2.5/6; CBS's " with David Letterman," 2.4/6; and ABC's combo of " ," 3.8/9; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.8/5.
- In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: “Thewith Jay Leno,” 0.7/4; " ," 0.6/3; " ," 1.3/6; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.7/4.
- At 12:35 a.m., "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.3/4 in metered-market household) beat CBS's "Latewith Craig Ferguson" (1.1/4). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/3 in 18-4) topped "Late " (0.4/2).
- At 1:35 a.m., "with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.9/4 in metered-market households and a 0.3/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters-
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