|Adults 18-49: Rating/Share||2.3/7||2.3/7||2.2/6||1.9/5||1.5/4||0.4/1|
|Adults 18-34: Rating/Share||2.2/7||1.8/6||1.1/4||1.1/4||1.5/5||0.4/1|
|Total Viewers (million)||5.401||6.678||12.406||8.702||3.702||0.959|
Fox and NBC tied at the top of the nights adults 18-49 ratings as dropped three tenths of a point to a series low 2.4 adults 18-49 vs. last week's 2.7. was down a tenth to a 2.7 adults 18-49 rating vs. last week's 2.8 adults 18-49 rating. 's season finale was up a tenth to a 1.9 adults 18-49 rating vs. last week's 1.8.
Thewas up a tenth to a 2.2 adults 18-49 rating vs. last week's 2.1 adults 18-49 rating and results show fell two tenths to a 3.3 rating, from last week's 3.5 adults 18-49 rating. was down three tenths to a series low matching 1.5 rating vs. last week's 1.8 adults 18-49 rating.
was down a tenth to a season low 3.0 rating vs. last week's 3.1 adults 18-49 rating and was the only original episode on CBS Tuesday.
ABC'swas down two tenths to a season/series low 1.6 rating vs. last week's 1.8 adults 18-49 rating. was down a tenth to a series low matching 1.4 rating vs. last week's 1.5 adults 18-49 rating. Results was up a tenth to a 2.4 rating, up off last week's results show series low 2.3 adults 18-49 rating. In its first Tuesday episode, had a series low 1.7 adults 18-49, down four tenths vs. a 2.1 rating in its last new Thursday episode in mid-March, and two tenths vs. 's season finale 1.9 rating at 10pm last Tuesday.
The season (likely series) finale of Ringer drew a 0.5 adults 18-49 rating, up a tenth vs. last week's 0.4 adults 18-49 rating.
Late-night results are below the primetime data.
Broadcast primetime ratings for Tuesday, April 17, 2012:
|Time||Net||Show||18-49 Rating||18-49 Share||Viewers Live+SD (million)|
|CBS||: Los Angeles-R||2.0||5||11.324|
via NBC press note:
In Late-Night Metered Markets Tuesday night:
* In Nielsen's 56 metered markets, household results were: "The
with Jay Leno," 2.3/6 with an encore telecast; CBS's "Late
Show with David Letterman," 2.6/7 with an encore; and ABC's combo of
" ," 3.3/8; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.9/6.
* In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results
were: "The with Jay Leno," 0.8/4 with an encore; "Late
Show," 0.7/3 with an encore; " ," 1.0/4; and "Jimmy Kimmel
* At 12:35 a.m., "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.2/4 in
metered-market household with an encore) tied CBS's first-run "Late Late
Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.2/4). In the 25 markets with Local People
Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/3 in 18-49 with an encore) topped "Late Late
* At 1:35 a.m., "with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.9/4 in
metered-market households with an encore and a 0.3/3 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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