TV Ratings Thursday: 'American Idol' Down But Wins Night by Huge Margin, 'Glee' Rises, 'Last Resort,' '30 Rock' & 'Beauty and the Beast' Up
|Adults 18-49: Rating/Share||3.9/10||2.0/5||2.0/5||1.6/4||1.3/4||1.0/3|
|Adults 18-34: Rating/Share||3.4/11||1.6/5||1.1/4||1.4/4||1.1/3||1.0/3|
|Total Viewers (million)||11.214||6.661||9.261||4.032||3.781||2.276|
FOX won the night in adults 18-49 and in Total Viewers.
On FOX, American Idol earned a 5.1, down 6% from last week’s 5.6 adults 18-49 rating, but still the top program of the night by a whopping 65 percent. Glee returned to a 2.7 adults 18-49 rating up 35% from a 2.0 for its most recent episode on December 13 when it followed The X Factor. Your predictions were a little pessimistic.
On ABC, the finale of Last Resort scored a 1.2 up 20% from last week’s 1.0 adults 18-49 rating. Grey’s Anatomy notched a3.0 adults 18-49 rating, even with last week.
On NBC, 30 Rock earned a 1.4, up 8% from last week’s 1.3 adults 18-49 rating. Parks and Recreation scored a 1.7 adults 18-49 rating down 11% from last week’s 1.9. The Office garnered a 2.0 among adults 18-49, down 5% from last week’s 2.1. 1600 Penn earned a 1.3, up 8% from last week’s 1.2. Rock Center With Brian Williams tied its season low with a 0.8, down 27% from last week’s 1.1.
On The CW, The Vampire Diaries earned a 1.3, down 7% from last week’s 1.4 adults 18-49 rating. Beauty & the Beast returned with a 0.7 adults 18-49 rating, up 17% from a 0.6 for its last original on December 13.
Late-night ratings are below the primetime data.
Overnight ratings for Thursday, January 24, 2013:
|Time||Net||Show||18-49 Rating/Sh||Viewers (Millions)|
|CBS||The Big Bang Theory – R||3.1/9||11.50|
|CW||The Vampire Diaries||1.3/4||2.74|
|ABC||Last Resort – Series Finale||1.2/3||5.39|
|8:30||CBS||Two and a Half Men -R||2.3/6||8.57|
|NBC||Parks and Recreation||1.7/5||3.89|
|CBS||Person of Interest – R||1.9/5||10.00|
|CW||Beauty and the Beast||0.7/2||1.82|
|10:00||ABC||Scandal – R||1.8/5||5.71|
|CBS||Elementary – R||1.5/4||7.75|
via press note:
In Late-Night Metered Markets Thursday 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,” 2.2/6 with an encore; and ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” 2.9/8.
> * 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 with an encore; and “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” 1.2/6.
> * From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC’s “Nightline” averaged a 1.9/6 in metered-market households and a 0.8/5 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.
> * From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” (1.3/4 in metered-market households with an encore telecast) beat CBS’s “Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson” (1.1/4 with an encore). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, “Late Night” (0.5/3 in 18-49 with an encore) topped “Late Late Show” (0.3/2 with an encore).
> * At 1:35 a.m., “Last Call with Carson Daly” averaged a 0.8/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.3/3 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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