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TV Ratings Monday: 'The Voice', 'Castle' & 'Dancing With the Stars' Up Double Digits, 'Revolution' Down as Hurricane Sandy Wreaks Havoc With the TV Schedule

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October 30th, 2012

Scoreboard NBC ABC CBS UNI FOX CW
Adults 18-49: rating/Share 4.4/11 2.7/6 2.2/5 1.6/4 1.0/2 0.4/1
Adults 18-34: Rating/Share 3.7/10 1.7/5 1.6/4 1.5/4 0.9/2 0.4/1
Total Viewers (million) 11.356 13.835 7.194 3.734 2.665 0.826

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Note: Due to Hurricane Sandy, Fast Affiliate Ratings for Monday include more pre-emptions than usual and are likely impacted by power outages. Take all of these numbers with a grain of salt! It is unknown when Final National numbers for Monday night will be released.Last night’s Monday Night Football game (49ers/Cardinals) was simulcast on the CBS affiliate in San Francisco. As a result, the CBS numbers may be a bit inflate from 8-9PM and subject to more than typical adjustments in the finals.

NBC was number one with adults 18-49, while ABC won with total viewers.

On NBC, The Voice earned a 5.0 rating, up 16%  from a 4.3 for last week’s one-hour episode. Revolution scored a 3.1 down 6% from a 3.3 for its last episode on October 15.

On ABC, Dancing with the Stars scored a 2.7 adults 18-49 rating up 13% from a 2.4 for last week’s 1 hour episode. Castle earned a season high 2.7 adults 18-49 rating up 35% from a 2.0 on October 15.

On CBS, the special Super Storm Sandy  garnered a 2.1 adults 18-49 rating.

Broadcast primetime ratings for Monday, October 29, 2012:

Time Net Show 18-49 Rtg/Shr Viewers (millions)
8:00 NBC The Voice (8-10PM) 5.0/12 12.84
ABC Dancing with the Stars (8-10PM) 2.7/6 13.54
CBS How I Met Your Mother - R 2.4/6 7.26
FOX The X Factor - R (8-10PM) 1.0/2 2.67
CW 90210 - R 0.4/1 0.99
8:30 CBS Partners -R 1.8/4 5.537
9:00 CBS 2 Broke Girls - R 2.5/6 7.52
CW Gossip Girl - R 0.3/1 0.665
9:30 CBS Mike & Molly -R 2.2/5 6.917
10:00 NBC Revolution 3.1/8 8.39
ABC Castle 2.7/7 11.95
CBS News Special - S 2.1/5 7.97

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Via NBC Press Note:

In Late-Night Metered Markets Monday night (averages currently exclude
> seven markets, including some of the country's biggest: New York,
> Philadelphia, Boston, Washington, Baltimore, Hartford, Providence and
> Columbus):
>
> * In Nielsen's 56 metered markets, household results were: "The
> Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 3.3/8; CBS's "Late Show with David
> Letterman," 3.3/8; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 4.2/10; and "Jimmy
> Kimmel Live," 2.3/7.
>
> * In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results
> were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 1.0/5; "Late Show," 0.9/4;
> "Nightline," 1.3/5; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.8/4.
>
> * At 12:35 a.m., "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.7/6 in
> metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig
> Ferguson" (1.4/5). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late
> Night" (0.6/4 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.4/3).
>
> * At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 1.0/4 in
> metered-market households and a 0.4/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25
> markets with local people meters.
>

Nielsen TV Ratings: ©2012 The Nielsen Company. All Rights Reserved.

You can see TV ratings from other recent Overnight ratings reports here.

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.

 
  • Traywana

    @jaa

    Yes it sucks, I have always hated Mondays (BTR).

  • bluejays

    This thread is gold. The numbers are basically worthless right now until the finals out and yet tons of people are taking them as if they are bang on accurate. Do people just filter what they want and leave the rest?

  • http://tvbythenumbers.com Bill Gorman

    “Do people just filter what they want and leave the rest?”

    99.99% of the time, yes.

  • HR

    From reading these comments, I guess it is true that you can’t reason with the unreasonable.

  • Joe Smith

    i’m not a fan of singing contests since i could just as easily torture myself by going to the local karaoke bar. but, the format for the voice is at least better than shows like american idol.

    glad to see castle bouncing back

  • Baaa!

    @Traywana-Reality is calling? Do those reality voices call you often? Oh well enjoy the meds and the voices in your head. Trolls not only funny but mentally ill.

  • aiden

    the voice was so up cause the other shows like 2BG and mike and molly was a repet! and the x factor was a repet too! when nbc repet the voice is below 2! thats normal! real test is this wedn when live shows begin

  • Joseph A

    Given the storm it is best to not consider the ratings as meaning anything

  • Leondre

    Finals: The Voice-4.8 DWTS-2.3 Revolution-3.0 Castle-2.2

  • silvia agren

    Very happy to see Castle with numbers well above the last week! But was already expected, after this season and this was the best episode of yesterday was simply wonderful!

  • LOL

    Damn, even a hurricane can’t take down The Voice. Didn’t I tell you people that The Voice was a beast? :)

  • Luke

    Kinda excited that Partners repeated very well! Gives me hope for the series! :)

  • Jon

    People are still being sucked into the Revolution garbage. I feel for those that are still watching that. It’s going to end up leaving you with an empty feeling at some point, and your going to wonder why You wasted an hour each week watching it.

  • John

    @Jon: I’m not even watching it for the plot anymore. The characters (except Aaron and maybe, Charlie, but she’s improving)are remarkable! I’d not think it was a waste of time even if the show got cancelled tomorrow. Revolution is getting better every episode. Do not speak about things you don’t understand as if it were a fact.

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