'The Biggest Loser' Matches its Highest 18-49 Ratings for a Regularly Scheduled Telecast Since December 2011

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via press release:

From 8-10 p.m. ET, “The Biggest Loser” (2.4 rating, 6 share in
> adults 18-49, 6.1 million viewers overall) equaled its highest 18-49
> rating for a regularly scheduled episode since the “Biggest Loser 12”
> finale on Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011 (2.7 from 9-11, excludes this
> season’s Sunday premiere on January 6). Last night’s “Biggest Loser”
> maintained 100 percent of its 2.4 ratings for both last week and the
> show’s regular-slot premiere of two weeks ago. From its first
> half-hour to its fourth, “Loser” grew by 14 percent in 18-49 rating
> (to a 2.5 from a 2.2). In women 18-34, “The Biggest Loser” ranked #2
> among ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox in the time period.
>
> * Week three of “Loser” topped the show’s year-ago third episode
> in 18-49 (2.3/6 on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012 from 8-10) and is up 9
> percent versus last year’s finale (2.2/7 on May 1, 2012), despite the
> move of the show from its long-time home on Tuesdays to a new night
> running head-to-head against ABC’s “Bachelor,” CBS’s comedies and
> Fox’s “Bones” and “The Following.”
>
> * From 10-11 p.m. ET, “Deception” averaged a 1.3/3 in 18-49, 3.6
> million viewers overall. In women 18-34, “Deception” finished within
> 0.1 of a point of #1 among ABC, CBS and NBC (scoring a 1.7 rating vs.
> a 1.8 for “Castle,” with “Deception” moving ahead among those networks
> in women 18-34 for the 10:30-11 p.m. half-hour).

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