‘The Voice’ is Number 1 for the Night by a 52 Percent Margin


via press note:

NBC is #1 for the night among ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox in 18-49 with a 48 percent margin over #2 (with a 3.4 rating vs. a 2.3 for Fox).
  • From 8-10:01 p.m. ET, “The Voice” (4.1 rating, 11 share in adults 18-49, 12.5 million viewers overall) delivered the #1 rating of the night in 18-49 by a 52 percent margin over the #2 show (2.7/8 for CBS’s “How I Met Your Mother”). “The Voice” won last night’s time period in every key demographic among ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox and led the slot in 18-49 by a 71 percent margin over CBS’s original comedies (2.4), by 78 percent over Fox’s original dramas (2.3) and by 105 percent over ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars” (2.0).
  • Versus the same night last year, “The Voice” is up 17 percent in 18-49 rating (4.1 vs. 3.5 on April 30, 2012). In total viewers, the increase is 31 percent (12.450 million vs. 9.515 million).
  • Note that last week’s Monday “Voice” was the #1 primetime show of that week on ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox in adults 18-49 as well as adults 18-34, teens 12-17, kids 2-11 and all key adult women. Also note that each “Voice” telecast during this cycle has grown by 0.1-0.2 of a rating point going from these preliminary fast-affiliate ratings to official nationals.
  • From 10:01-11 p.m. ET, “Revolution” (2.0/5 in adults 18-49, 5.8 million viewers overall) tied for #1 in the time period among ABC, CBS and NBC in 18-49 (pending updates) and is matching last week’s 2.0 in official nationals, despite the return this week of original competition from CBS’s “Hawaii Five-0.” “Revolution” is currently running within 1 percent of last week in total viewers (5.809 million vs. 5.883 million).
  • “Revolution” is up 25 percent versus NBC’s average in the time period last season in 18-49 rating (2.0 vs. 1.6, L+SD non-sports) and up 14 percent in total viewers (5.809 million vs. 5.106 million).
  • Note that “Revolution” is a highly time-shifted show, with its April 8 telecast growing by 69 percent when going from these next-day “live plus same day” ratings (2.20) to its “live plus seven day” result (3.71).
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