|Adults 18-49: Rating/Share||2.7/7||2.6/7||2.4/7||1.5/4||1.2/3||0.8/2|
|Adults 18-34: Rating/Share||1.6/5||2.5/8||1.7/8||1.3/4||0.8/3||0.8/3|
|Total Viewers (million)||10.549||7.704||7.789||3.618||3.807||2.379|
CBS was the number one network in adults 18-49 and with total viewers.
On CBS, Survivor: Philippines scored a 2.8, down 3% from last week's 2.9 adults 18-49 rating. Criminal Minds garnered a 3.1 up 3% from last week's 3.0 adults 18-49 rating. CSI earned a series-low2.2 adults 18-49 rating, down 15% from a 2.6 on November 28.
On FOX, The X Factor earned a 2.6, down 7% from last week's 2.8 adults 18-49 rating.
On ABC, The Middle scored a season low 2.2 adults 18-49 rating down 4% from last week's 2.3. The Neighbors garnered a series low 1.6 down 16% from last week’s 1.9 adults 18-49 rating. Modern Family ties its season low with a 4.2 adults 18-49 rating, down 11% from a 4.7 on November 28. Barbara Walters Presents the 10 Most Fascinating People of 2012 notched a 2.1 among adults 18-49 down 9% from a 2.3 on December 14, 2011.
On NBC, Whitney scored a 1.4, up 8% from last week’s 1.3 adults 18-49 rating.. Take It All stumbled without The Voice as a lead-in, earning a 1.1, down 50% from Tuesday’s 2.2 adults 18-49 rating. Chicago Fire garnered a 1.4 among adults 18-49 down 26% from last week’s 1.9 and tying its series low.
On the CW, Arrow garnered a 1.0 adults 18-49 rating down 9% from last week’s 1.1 and tying its series low. Most of your predictions were too optimistic.
Late-night results are below the primetime data.
Overnight ratings for Wednesday, December 12, 2012:
|Time||Net||Show||18-49 Rating/Sh||Viewers (millions)|
|FOX||The X Factor (8-10PM)||2.6/7||7.70|
|NBC||Guys With Kids - R||1.0/3||2.72|
|NBC||Take it All||1.1/3||3.39|
|CW||The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show - R||0.7/2||1.62|
|9:30||ABC||Barbara Walters the 10 Most Fascinating People (9:30-11)||2.1/6||7.66|
via press note:
In Late-Night Metered Markets Wednesday night: > * In Nielsen's 56 metered markets, household results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 2.4/6; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.5/6; and ABC's combo of "Nightline," 3.3/8; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.7/5. > > * In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: > "> The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,> "> 0.8/4; "Late Show," 0.6/3; "Nightline," 1.1/5; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.6/3. > > * At 12:35 a.m., "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.3/4 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.2/4). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.4/3 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.3/2). > > * At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.8/3 in metered-market households and a 0.3/2 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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