TV Ratings Wednesday: 'The Voice' Takes a Wednesday Hit, 'X Factor' Dips, + 'Chicago Fire', 'Survivor', 'Suburgatory', 'Modern Family' & 'Arrow' Up
|Adults 18-49: Rating/Share||3.2/9||2.8/7||2.7/7||2.6/7||1.5/4||1.1/3|
|Adults 18-34: Rating/Share||2.7/8||2.1/6||1.6/5||2.5/8||1.5/4||1.0/3|
|Total Viewers (million)||9.300||8.006||10.864||6.993||3.574||3.005|
NBC was the number one network in adults 18-49 while CBS was on top with total viewers.
On NBC, The Voice, with a 3.7 adults 18-49 rating was way down from last Tuesday’s 4.6 rating. But, it was airing out of pattern on a new night–it doesn’t usually air Wednesdays, but due to the election it did. Despite the new day dip, it boosted Chicago Fire by 27% to a 2.3 adults 18-49 rating versus last week’s 1.6 adults 18-49 rating. The Voice also propelled NBC to its first in-season Wednesday win in 18-49 with non-sports programming since Christmas Eve 2008.
On FOX, X Factor earned a 2.6, down a tenth from last week’s 2.7 adults 18-49 rating.
On ABC, The Middle scored a 2.8, up two tenths from its last original’s 2.6 adults 18-4 rating. The Neighbors earned a 2.1, also up two tenths from last week’s 1.9 adults 18-49 rating. Modern Family notched a 4.7, way up from last week’s 4.2 adults 18-49 rating. Suburgatory earned a 2.9, half a full ratings point up from last week’s 2.4 adults 18-49 rating. Nashville garnered a 2.0, up two tenths from last week’s series low 1.8 18-49 rating.
On CBS, Survivor: Philippines scored a 2.7, up two tenths from last week’s 2.5 adults 18-49 rating. Criminal Minds garnered a 3.0, up a tenth from last week’s 2.9 adults 18-49 rating. CSI earned 2.3, down a tenth from last week’s 2.4 adults 18-49 rating.
On the CW, Arrow scored a 1.3, up three tenths from last week’s 1.0 adults 18-49 rating and it’s best-since-premiere rating. Supernatural earned an 1.0, up two tenths from last week’s 0.8 adults 18-49 rating.
Late-night results are below the primetime data.
Overnight ratings for Wednesday, November 7, 2012:
|Time||Net||Show||18-49 Rating||18-49 Share||Viewers Live+SD (million)|
|8:00PM||NBC||The Voice (8-10PM)||3.7||10||10.41|
|FOX||The X Factor (8-10 PM)||2.6||7||6.99|
|9:00 PM||ABC||Modern Family||4.7||12||12.287|
via press note:
In Late-Night Metered Markets Wednesday night (the New York market is excluded from these averages): * In Nielsen's 56 metered markets, household results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 3.0/8; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.9/8; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 2.9/7; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.6/5. * In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 1.1/5; "Late Show," 0.8/4; "Nightline," 0.9/4; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.6/4. * At 12:35 a.m., "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.6/6 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.5/5). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.6/4 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.5/3). * At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 1.0/5 in metered-market households and a 0.5/4 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.
NOTE: All ratings are “live plus same day” from Nielsen Media Research unless otherwise indicated.
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