'The Voice' & 'The Blacklist' are #1 and #2 for the Night

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October 8th, 2013

The Voice - Season 5

via press release:

Monday Results (ABC carried the Jets-Falcons NFL telecast in Atlanta and CW carried the game in New York):

The Voice” and “The Blacklist” generated the night’s #1 and #2 ratings on the Big 4 networks.  NBC won the night among ABC, CBS, NBC & Fox in all key categories for a third week in a row, winning six of six half-hours in 18-49 among those nets, also for a third week in a row (while also leading six of six in total viewers last night).  NBC is winning the night among the Big 4 by a 78% margin in 18-49 (with a 4.1 rating vs. a 2.3 for #2 Fox).

From 8-10:01 p.m. ET, "The Voice" (4.5 rating, 12 share in adults 18-49, 14.3 million viewers overall) won the time period among ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox in every key ratings category, including total viewers, despite competition from ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars.”  “The Voice” is #1 for the night on those networks in 18-49, total viewers and other key categories.  “The Voice” is currently running within a tenth of a point of last week’s 4.6 in these prelim fast-affiliate ratings and within 0.2 of last week’s 4.7 in official nationals.

The Voice grew from its first half-hour to its fourth by 32% or 1.2 rating points in adults 18-49 (to a 5.0 from a 3.8) and by 20% or 2.5 million persons in total viewers (15.3 million vs. 12.8 million).

From 10:01-11 p.m. ET, "The Blacklist" (3.2/9 in adults 18-49, 11.3 million viewers overall) is #1 in the hour among ABC, CBS and NBC in every key ratings category, with an adult 18-49 margin of +60% versus ABC’s #2 “Castle” (3.2 vs. 2.0).

The Blacklist” is running within 3% of last week’s rating in 18-49 (3.2 vs. 3.3) and within 1% in total viewers (11.260 million vs. 11.348 million).  And note that last week’s “Blacklist” added 50% to its 18-49 rating in “live plus three day” results, up from a 33% increase the prior week.  In total viewers, the increase was 5.1 million, a broadcast-network record (see details below).

Versus NBC’s slot result on the same night one year ago, “The Blacklist” is up 7% (3.2 vs. 3.0 for the Oct. 8 telecast of “Revolution”).  In total viewers, “The Blacklist” is up 41% versus the same night last season (11.260 million vs. 8.008 million).

 
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