TV Ratings Tuesday: 'Don't Trust the B' & 'Happy Endings' Up; 'Raising Hope', 'New Girl' & 'Ben and Kate' Down + 'Victoria Secret Fashion Show' is Number One for the Night
|Adults 18-49: Rating/Share||2.8/8||2.4/7||1.5/4||1.4/4||1.4/4||0.5/1|
|Adults 18-34: Rating/Share||2.4/8||1.7/5||1.5/5||1.1/4||1.4/4||0.5/2|
|Total Viewers (million)||10.160||7.334||3.287||4.816||3.682||1.627|
CBS was the number one network in adults 18-49 and with total viewers.
On NBC, The Voice earned a 3.4 down from last week’s 3.8 adults 18-49 rating. Go On was even with last week’s 2.5 adults 18-49. The New Normal was also flat with last week’s 1.7 adults 18-49 rating. Parenthood notched a 1.7, down a tick from last week’s 1.8 among adults 18-49.
On CBS, Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer earned 2.9 adults 18-49 rating. The Victoria Secret Fashion Show earned a 3.5 and was the highest rated program of the night. The pair were down 28% and 24% respectively with adults 18-49 vs. last year.
On ABC, Shark Tank notched a 1.7 for a special Tuesday airing, down two tenths from its Friday original, which earned a 1.9 on November 16.. Happy Endings scored a 1.3, up two tenths from its last original’s 1.1. Don’t Trust the B in Apt. 23 garnered a 1.2 adults 18-49 rating, up three tenths from its last original’s 0.9. Private Practice earned a 1.2, up two tenths from its last original’s 1.0.
On FOX, Raising Hope earned a 1.4, down four tenths from last week’s 1.8 adults 18-49 rating. Ben and Kate scored a 1.1, down three tenths from last week’s 1.4 adults 18-49 rating. New Girl garnered a 2.0, down three tenths from last week’s 2.3 among adults 18-49.. The Mindy Project notched a 1.3, down two tenths from last week’s 1.5 adults 18-49 rating.
On the CW, Hart of Dixie scored a 0.6, up a tenth from last week’s 0.5 adults 18-49. Emily Owens MD earned a 0.4, also up a tenth from last week’s 0.3 adults 18-49 rating.
Overall 18-49 viewing of television was lower than last week – by 5% from 8-10p.
Broadcast primetime ratings for December 4, 2012:
|Time||Net||Show||18-49 Rating||18-49 Share||Viewers Live+SD (million)|
|CBS||Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer -R||2.9||8||10.092|
|CW||Hart of Dixie||0.6||2||1.687|
|8:30PM||FOX||Ben and Kate||1.1||3||2.674|
|CW||Emily Owens MD||0.4||1||1.567|
|9:30PM||NBC||The New Normal||1.7||4||4.598|
|FOX||The Mindy Project||1.3||3||2.632|
|ABC||Don’t Trust the B in Apt. 23 1.2||3||2.988|
|10:00PM||CBS||The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show||3.5||10||9.323|
Via Press Note:
In Late-Night Metered Markets Tuesday night: * In Nielsen's 56 metered markets, household results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 2.6/7; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.7/7; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 2.8/7; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.4/4 with an encore. * In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 0.9/4; "Late Show," 0.8/4; "Nightline," 1.0/4; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/3 with an encore. * At 12:35 a.m., "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.3/5 in metered-market households) trailed CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.4/5). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/3 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.4/3). * At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.8/4 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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