TV Ratings Friday: ‘Grimm’ Solid, ‘Golden Boy’ Sinks,’Fashion Star’ Debuts Low, ‘ Nikita’ Up, as ‘Shark Tank’ Wins Night
|Adults 18-49: Rating/Share||1.7/5||1.3/4||1.1/3||1.0/3||0.3/1|
|Total Viewers (million)||6.350||8.417||3.976||2.992||1.057|
ABC was number one in adults 18-49 while CBS was on top with total viewers.
On ABC, Last Man Standing earned a 1.5 adults 18-49 rating even with last week. Malibu Country garnered a 1.3 adults 18-49 rating down 7 percent from last week’s 1.4. Shark Tanks scored a 2.0 adults 18-49 rating up 5 percent from last week’s 1.9. 20/20 notched a 1.6 adults 18-49 rating up 14 percent from last week’s 1.4.
On CBS, Undercover Boss scored a 1.4 adults 18-49 rating down 7 percent from a 1.5 on February 15. Golden Boy earned a 1.0 adults 18-49 rating down 60 percent from a 1.6 on Tuesday and down 40 percent from a 1.4 for the CSI:NY finale. .Blue Bloods garnered a 1.4 among adults 18-49, even with its performance on February 15.
On NBC, the season premiere of Fashion Star earned a 0.8 adults 18-49 rating down 50 percent from a 1.6 for its first season premiere on Tuesday, March 13, 2012. Grimm scored a 1.5 adults 18-49 rating down 6 percent from a 1.6 for its fall finale on November 16 but up 7 percent from a 1.4 for last year’s mid-season return. Your predictions were pretty accurate. Rock Center garnered a 0.9 among adults 18-49 down 10 percent from last week’s 1.0.
On Fox, Kitchen Nightmares’ 1.3 adults rating was the same as last week, and Touch dropped a tenth vs. last week to a series low matching 0.7 rating.
On the CW, Nikita earned a 0.4 adults 18-49 rating up 33 percent from last week’s 0.3. In its new time period, Cult scored a 0.2 among adults 18-49 down 33 percent from a 0.3 for its last original episode on Tuesday, February 26.
Overnight broadcast primetime ratings for Friday, March 8, 2013
|Time||Net||Show||18-49 Rating/Sh||Viewers (Millions)|
|8:00||ABC||Last Man Standing||1.5/5||7.01|
|NBC||Fashion Star – Season Premiere||0.8/3||3.03|
|NBC||Grimm – Spring Premiere||1.5/5||4.97|
via press note:
In Late-Night Metered Markets Friday night:
In Nielsen’s 56 metered markets, household results were: “The
> Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” 2.2/6 with an encore telecast; CBS’s
> “Late Show with David Letterman,” 2.4/6 with an encore; and ABC’s
> “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” 2.3/6.
> * In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49
> Wednesday results were: “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” 0.6/3 with
> an encore; “Late Show,” 0.6/3 with an encore; and “Jimmy Kimmel Live,”
> * From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET Wednesday night, ABC’s “Nightline”
> averaged a 1.4/4 in metered-market households and a 0.5/3 in 18-49 in
> the Local People Meters.
> * From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” (1.2/4
> in metered-market households with an encore) tied CBS’s first-run
> “Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson” (1.2/4). In the 25 markets with
> Local People Meters, “Late Night” (0.5/3 in 18-49 with an encore)
> topped “Late Late Show” (0.4/2).
> * At 1:35 a.m., “Last Call with Carson Daly” averaged a 0.8/3 in
> metered-market households with an encore and a 0.3/2 in adults 18-49
> in the 25 markets with local people meters.
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