NBC WIns Friday With the Number 1 Show of the Night 'Dateline NBC', 'Rock Center' Grwos 33 Percent

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June 1st, 2013

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via press note:

NBC was #1 Friday night among ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox in adults 18-49, adults 25-54, total viewers and other key categories, led by the #1 show of the night on those networks, "Dateline NBC."  At 10, "Rock Center with Brian Williams" was up week to week by 33 percent in 18-49.
  • From 8-10 p.m. ET, "Dateline NBC" (1.4/5 in 18-49, 6.4 million viewers overall) reported the #1 results of the night on ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox in adults 18-49, adults 25-54 and total viewers.   "Dateline" delivered NBC’s highest 18-49 rating in the two-hour time period in three months (since March 1) and matched the network's top 18-49 rating in the slot since a December 7 "Saturday Night Live" special (1.5).  In total viewers, it's the biggest overall audience in the slot for NBC since February 15 (6.7 million for "Dateline").  "Dateline" was #1 in the slot among ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox in adults 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54, total viewers and most other key categories.
  • "Dateline" matched its top Friday rating in 18-49 since January 4 (1.5) and delivered its biggest Friday overall audience since February 15 (6.7 million).  Week to week, "Dateline" is up 40 percent in adults 18-49 (to a 1.4 rating from a 1.0), 27 percent in adults 25-54 (1.9 vs. 1.5) and 17 percent in total viewers (6.411 million vs. 5.462 million).
  • From 10-11 p.m. ET, "Rock Center with Brian Williams" (1.2/4 in 18-49, 5.3 million viewers overall) grew week to week by 33 percent in adults 18-49 (to a 1.2 rating from a 0.9), by 33 percent in adults 25-54 (1.6 vs. 1.2) and 32 percent in total viewers (5.279 million vs. 4.005 million).  In total viewers, it's the top "Rock Center" since the April 19 telecast that featured coverage of the capture of the Boston bombing suspect.  In the time period, "Rock Center" is #2 among ABC, CBS and NBC in adults 18-49 and tied for #1 among those networks in women 18-49 and women 25-54.
 
  • Connman

    Sara, spell check the title, please…

  • jimbo

    Everything else was a rerun, only way NBC can win…nothing running against it…

  • American

    Wow! I’m glad it grwoed!

  • Gene

    @jimbo

    I’d still consider a win pretty decent for two cheap news magazines.

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