TV Ratings Thursday: ‘Community’ Returns Up, ‘The Big Bang Theory’ Gets Bigger, ‘Parks and Recreation’ Hits High, ‘Scandal’ & ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Up
|Adults 18-49: Rating/Share||3.5/10||3.1/9||2.4/7||1.7/5||1.4/4||0.8/2|
|Adults 18-34: Rating/Share||2.0/7||2.6/8||1.9/6||1.4/5||1.4/5||0.8/3|
|Total Viewers (million)||14.226||9.609||7.199||4.043||3.206||2.009|
CBS won the night in adults 18-49 and in Total Viewers.
On CBS The Big Bang Theory earned a huge 6.1 up 13 percent from last week’s 5.4 adults 18-49 rating. Two and a Half Men scored a 4.1 adults 18-49 rating up 5 percent from a 3.9 last week. Person of Interest garnered a 3.2 among adults 18-49 even with last week. Elementary notched a 2.3 adults 18-49 rating up 5 percent from last week’s 2.2.
On FOX, American Idol scored a 4.1 down 9 percent from last week’s 4.5. Glee earned a 2.2, up 5 percent from last week’s 2.1 adults 18-49 rating.
On ABC, Grey’s Anatomy earned a 3.1 up 11 percent from last week’s 2.8 adults 18-49 rating. Scandal matched its season high with a 2.8 among adults 18-49 up 4 percent from last week’s 2.7.
On NBC, the season premiere of Community scored a 1.8, up 6 percent from a 1.7 for its prior season premiere on September 22, 2011 and up 38 percent from a 1.3 for the previous season finale on May 17. Your predictions were too pessimistic. Parks and Recreation earned a season high 2.0 up 18 percent from a 1.7 adults 18-49 rating on January 24. The Office garnered a 2.1 adults 18-49 rating, even with last week. 1600 Penn notched a series low 1.1 adults 18-49 rating down 15 percent from a 1.3 on January 24. Do No Harm scored a 0.7 adults 18-49 rating, down 22 percent from a 0.9 for last week’s premiere.
On the CW, The Vampire Diaries earned a 1.1 adults 18-49 rating down 15 percent from last week’s 1.3. Beauty and the Beast scored a 0.6 adults 18-49 down 14 percent from last week’s 0.7 adults 18-49 rating.
Late-night ratings are below the primetime data.
Overnight ratings for Thursday, February 7, 2013:
|Time||Net||Show||18-49 Rating/Sh||Viewers (Millions)|
|8:00||CBS||The Big Bang Theory||6.1/18||18.85|
|NBC||Community -Season Premiere||1.8/6||3.98|
|ABC||Shark Tank – R||1.3/4||4.78|
|CW||The Vampire Diaries||1.1/3||2.50|
|8:30||CBS||Two and a Half Men||4.1/11||14.15|
|NBC||Parks and Recreation||2.0/5||3.83|
|9:00||CBS||Person of Interest||3.2/8||15.16|
|CW||Beauty and the Beast||0.6/1||1.52|
|NBC||Do No Harm||0.7/2||2.18|
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,” 2.9/7; and ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” 2.6/7.
> * In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 Wednesday results were: > “> The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,> “> 0.8/4; “Late Show,” 0.7/3; and “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” 1.0/5.
> * From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET Wednesday night, ABC’s “Nightline” averaged a 1.6/5 in metered-market households and a 0.6/3 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) trailed CBS’s “Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson” (1.4/5). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, “Late Night” (0.4/3 in 18-49) trailed “Late Late Show” (0.5/3).
> * At 1:35 a.m., “Last Call with Carson Daly” averaged a 0.8/3 in metered-market households and a 0.2/2 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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