TV Ratings Thursday: Both 'The X Factor' Finale & 'CMA Country Christmas' Down From Last Year
|Adults 18-49: Rating/Share||3.1/9||1.9/5||1.4/4||1.4/4||1.1/3||0.3/1|
|Adults 18-34: Rating/Share||2.7/9||1.1/4||1.0/3||1.3/4||0.8/3||0.3/1|
|Total Viewers (million)||9.646||8.652||6.559||3.544||4.854||0.930|
FOX won the night in adults 18-49 and in Total Viewers.
On FOX, the finale of The X Factor earned a 3.1, up from last week’s 2.4, but down seven tenths from last year’s 3.8 adults 18-49 rating. Most of your predictions were too pessimistic.
On ABC, CMA Country Christmas earned a 1.5 adults 18-49 rating down six tenths from last year’s 2.1 adults 18-49 rating
On NBC, A White House Christmas scored a 1.6 adults 18-49 rating . Rock Center garnered a 0.8, down a tenth from last week’s 0.9 adults 18-49 rating.
Late-night ratings are below the primetime data.
Overnight ratings for Thursday, December 20, 2012:
|Time||Net||Show||18-49 Rating||18-49 Share||Viewers Live+SD (million)|
|8:00PM||FOX||The X Factor (8-10PM)||3.1||9||9.646|
|CBS||The Big Bang Theory -R||2.8||9||10.923|
|NBC||A White House Christmas||1.6||5||8.462|
|ABC||I Want a Dog for Christmas, Charlie Brown -R||1.4||4||5.116|
|CW||The Vampire Diaries -R||0.3||1||0.983|
|8:30PM||CBS||Two and a Half Men -R||2.3||7||8.73|
|9:00PM||CBS||Person of Interest -R||1.7||5||9.377|
|ABC||CMA Country Christmas (9-11PM)||1.5||4||7.28|
|NBC||The Office -R||1.0||3||3.108|
|CW||Beauty and the Beast -R||0.3||1||0.878|
|9:30 PM||NBC||Parks and Recreation -R||0.8||2||2.098|
|10:00 PM||CBS||Elementary -R||1.3||4||6.753|
|NBC||Rock Center With Brian Williams||0.8||2||3.50|
Late night ratings:
"The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" delivered its highest Thursday rating in metered-market households (a 3.0 rating, 7 share) since November 22 (3.1/9), the night of a high-rated NFL overrun. Jay's guests last night included Katherine Heigl, Marjorie Johnson and musical guest Johnny Mathis. At 12:35 a.m. ET, "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.8/6 in metered-market households) earned its highest Thursday rating since February 2 (1.8/6 for an episode from Indianapolis with guests Taylor Lautner, Adam Levine, Drew Brees and musical guest Nas) and matched its highest Thursday result since June 4, 2009 (1.9/6 during the first week of "The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien"). Jimmy's guests last night included Billy Crystal, Tyson Chandler and musical guest Cee Lo Green, who sat in with The Roots. "Late Night" also featured an appearance by Jerry Seinfeld. At 1:35 a.m. ET, "Last Call With Carson Daly" (1.0/4 in metered-market households) scored its top Thursday rating since November 22 (1.0/4).
NOTE: All ratings are “live plus same day” from Nielsen Media Research unless otherwise indicated.
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