Highest Rated Episode of 'Parks and Recreation' Since February 7, Best' Community' Ratings Since March 7

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April 19th, 2013

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via press note:

  • At 8 p.m. ET, Community (1.3/4 in 18-49, 3.2 million viewers overall) is up week to week in 18-49 for a second week in a row and up week to week in total viewers for a third week in a row, to earn its highest 18-49 and total-viewer results in five weeks (since March 7). Versus one week ago, "Community" is up 8 percent in 18-49 rating (to a 1.3 from a 1.2) and versus two weeks ago, the increase is 30 percent (1.3 vs. 1.0).
  • Last week's "Community" grew by 34 percent when going from these next-day "live plus same day" ratings (1.19) to "live plus three day" results (1.60).
  • From 8:30-9 p.m. ET, a rebroadcast of “The Office” averaged a 1.0/3 in 18-49 and 2.3 million viewers overall.
  • From 9-9:31 p.m. ET, “Parks and Recreation” (1.7/5 in 18-49, 3.3 million viewers overall) scored the show's highest 18-49 and total-viewer results since February 7. Versus last week's telecast in the 8:30 half-hour, the 9 p.m. "Parks" last night was up 13 percent in 18-49 rating (to a 1.7 from a 1.5) and up 6 percent in total viewers (3.341 million vs. 3.146 million). Both the 9 p.m. and 9:31 episodes of "Parks" ranked #1 in their time periods among ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox in men 18-34.
  • From 9:31-10:01 p.m. ET, a second telecast of "Parks and Recreation" (1.7/5 in 18-49, 3.2 million viewers overall) maintained 100 percent of the 9 p.m. episode's 18-49 rating to match the show's top rating since February 7. Excluding an hour-long "Office" and an NFL game, this is NBC's highest 18-49 rating in the slot since November 15.
  • Last week's "Parks and Recreation" grew by 41 percent when going from these next-day "live plus same day" ratings (1.52) to "live plus three day" results (2.14).
  • At 10:01 p.m. ET, Hannibal (1.4/4 in 18-49, 3.5 million viewers overall) topped NBC's time-period average this season prior to "Hannibal" by 40 percent in adults 18-49 (1.4 vs. 1.0, L+SD, excludes live news and sports). Versus encore drama competition on ABC and CBS, "Hannibal" is #1 for the hour on ABC, CBS and NBC in adults, men and women 18-34.
  • In its three weeks so far, "Hannibal" has now delivered NBC's three highest 18-49 ratings in the time period this season with entertainment programming (excludes live news and sports).
  • "Hannibal" is a highly time-shifted series, last week growing by 57 percent when going from these next-day "live plus same day" ratings (1.67) to "live plus three day" results (2.62).
 
  • Justin121

    For some reason, I thought these were 2012 references…

  • Dan S

    I watched NBC last night & all their promos including Hannibal & Revolution say to watch it live. They obviously know live ratings matter more than delayed viewing. Still it will be interesting to see how Hannibal fares in the numbers over the next week in time shifting

  • Harry

    NBC 2012-13 scripted shows averages until last week

    Revolution 3.0 (2.98) 8.09 season 1 ratings
    The Office (last season) 2.1 (2.05) 4.13 season 9 ratings
    Go On 2.0 (1.95) 5.30 season 1 ratings
    Parenthood 1.8 (1.84) 4.98 season 4 ratings
    Chicago Fire 1.8 (1.83) 6.57 season 1 ratings
    Law & Order: SVU 1.7 (1.73) 6.34 season 14 ratings
    Parks and Recreation 1.6 (1.64) 3.36 season 5 ratings
    Grimm 1.6 (1.61) 5.13 season 2 ratings
    Hannibal 1.6 (1.60) 4.36 season 1 ratings
    The New Normal 1.6 (1.55) 4.10 season 1 ratings
    30 Rock (last season) 1.4 (1.37) 3.64 season 7 ratings
    Guys with Kids 1.3 (1.31) 3.74 season 1 ratings
    Deception 1.3 (1.29) 3.63 season 1 ratings
    Community 1.3 (1.26) 2.96 season 4 ratings
    Whitney 1.2 (1.24) 3.65 season 2 ratings
    Up All Night 1.2 (1.24) 3.01 season 2 ratings
    Animal Practice (cancelled) 1.2 (1.22) 4.22 season 1 ratings
    1600 Penn 1.1 (1.11) 2.86 season 1 ratings
    Smash 0.9 (0.90) 3.14 season 2 ratings
    Do No Harm (cancelled) 0.8 (0.80) 2.67 season 1 ratings

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