|Adults 18-49: Rating/Share||3.0/9||2.4/7||2.3/7||1.7/5||1.5/4||0.8/2|
|Adults 18-34: Rating/Share||2.2/7||1.4/5||1.8/6||1.5/5||1.0/3||0.7/2|
|Total Viewers (million)||11.484||9.860||7.181||3.866||6.126||2.408|
FOX was the number one network in adults 18-49 and with total viewers.
On FOX,hit a new Wednesday low with a 3.0 down 6 percent from last week's Wednesday low 3.2 adults 18-49 .
On CBS,tied its series low with a 2.4 adults 18-49 rating down 4 percent from last week’s 2.5. garnered a 2.8 adults 18-49 rating down 7 percent from a 3.0 on March 20. notched a 2.1 among adults 18-49 down 9 percent from a 2.3 on March 20.
On ABC, predictions were too pessimistic. earned a 1.7 adults 18-49 rating up 13 percent from last week's 1.5.earned a 2.0 adults 18-49 rating up 11 percent from last week’s 1.8. scored a 18, down 5 percent.from last week's 1.9 adults 18-49 rating at 9:30 but up 27 percent from 1.5 in the time period last week. garnered a 4.1 among adults 18-49 up 28 percent from last week’s season low 3.2. The premiere of (For the Rest of Your Life) notched a 2.9 adults 18-49 rating, way up from ’s average in the time period this season, but, less auspiciously, matching the premiere of Don’t in Apt. 23 in the time period on April 11, 2012. Your
On NBC,garnered a 1.4 adults 18-49 rating, up 27 percent from its most recent telecast on Sunday, March 24 and earning NBC’s highest ratings in the time period in 12 weeks . Law & Order: scored a 1.6 down 6 percent from last week's 1.7 adults 18-49 rating. earned a 1.6 down 6 percent from last week's 1.7 adults 18-49 rating .
On the CW,earned a 0.9 adults 18-49 rating, matching last week’s performance. scored a 0.8 down 20 percent from last week's 1.0 adults 18-49 rating.
Overnight ratings for Wednesday, April 3, 2013:
|Time||Net||Show||18-49 Rating/Sh||Viewers (millions)|
|NBC||Law & Order:||1.6/4||6.24|
via press note:
In Late-Night Metered Markets Wednesday night:
• In Nielsen's 56 metered markets, household results were: "Thewith Jay Leno," 2.9/7; CBS's " with David Letterman," 2.5/7; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.9/5.
• In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 Wednesday results were: “Thewith Jay Leno,” 0.9/4; " ," 0.6/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.7/3.
• From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET Wednesday night, ABC's "" averaged a 1.2/4 in metered-market households and a 0.4/2 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.
• From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.5/5 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Latewith Craig Ferguson" (1.2/4 with an encore). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.6/4 in 18-49) topped "Late " (0.4/2 with an encore).
• At 1:35 a.m., "with Carson Daly" averaged a 1.0/4 in metered-market households and a 0.4/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.
• It was the top Wednesday "" in nine weeks (since January 30, 2.9) and top Wednesday "Late Night" in three weeks (since March 13, 1.5). Both shows matched their highest Wednesday metered-market household ratings in 13 weeks (since January 2, 3.1 for "Tonight" and 1.6 for "Late Night").
• Versus the prior Wednesday, Jay was up 12 percent in metered-market households (2.9 vs. 2.6) and up 29 percent in 18-49 rating in the Local People Meters (0.9 vs. 0.7). Jimmy was up versus the prior Wednesday by 7 percent in households (1.5 vs. 1.4) and 20 percent in 18-49 (0.6 vs. 0.5).
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