|Adults 18-49: Rating/Share||2.2/7||2.2/7||2.1/7||1.6/5||1.3/4||0.3/1|
|Adults 18-34: Rating/Share||1.5/5||1.5/5||1.8/6||1.1/4||1.1/4||0.3/1|
|Total Viewers (million)||8.982||6.922||5.242||6.344||3.247||1.118|
ABC and CBS tied for the number one network in adults 18-49 while CBS was on top with total viewers.
On ABC, the season finale of predictions were a little too low.scored a 2.0 up 5 percent from last week’s 1.9 adults 18-49 and even with last season’s finale on May 23, 2012. The season finale of garnered a 3.6 down 3 percent from last week's 3.7 adults 18-49 rating and down 12 percent from a 4.1 for last season’s finale on May 23, 2012, for its lowest rated season finale ever. (For the Rest of Your Life) earned a 2.2 up 10 percent from last week's 2.0 adults 18-49 rating. The season finale of scored a 1.9 up 12 percent from last week's 1.7 adults 18-49 rating, for its best adults 18-49 performance since January 16. Your
On CBS, the two hour finale ofearned a 2.7 up 4 percent from last week's 2.6 adults 18-49 rating but down 25 percent from a 3.6 for last season’s finale on May 16, 2012.
On NBC, predictions were too optimistic.scored a 1.4 up 8 percent from last Wednesday’s 1.3 adults 18-49 rating. The season finale of : earned a 1.6 up 7 percent from last week's 1.5 adults 18-49 rating but down 20 percent from a 2.0 for last season’s finale on May 23, 2012. The season finale of garnered a 1.7 down 15 percent from last week's 2.0 adults 18-49 rating. Your
On FOX, the season premiere of MasterChef earned a 2.0 adults 18-49 rating at 8PM down 13 percent from a 2.3 for the previous season premiere on June 4, 2012. A second episode at 9PM scored a 2.2 adults 18-49 rating.
On The CW, the movie Love Happens notched a 0.3 adults 18-49 rating.
Overnight ratings for Wednesday, May 22, 2013:
|Time||Net||Show||18-49 Rating/Sh||Viewers (millions)|
|8:00||ABC||- Season Finale||2.0/7||7.53|
|FOX||MasterChef - Season Premiere||2.0/7||5.09|
|CBS||Two and Half Men - R||1.1/4||5.31|
|CW||Love Happens (8-10PM)||0.3/1||1.12|
|CBS||Mike and- R||1.2/4||5.38|
|9:00||ABC||- Season Finale||3.6/11||9.92|
|CBS||(9-11PM) - Season Finale||2.7/8||10.80|
|NBC||Law & Order:- Season Finale||1.6/5||6.68|
|10:00||ABC||- Season Finale||1.9/5||6.07|
|NBC||- Season Finale||1.7/5||6.17|
via press note:
- In Nielsen's 56 metered markets, household results were: "The with Jay Leno," 2.7/7; CBS's " with David Letterman," 2.4/6; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.0/5.
- In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 Wednesday results were: “The with Jay Leno,” 0.8/4; " ," 0.6/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.8/4.
- From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET Wednesday night, ABC's " " 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" (1.4/5 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late with Craig Ferguson" (1.2/4). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/3 in 18-49) topped "Late " (0.3/2).
- At 1:35 a.m., " 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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